Two BBC Radio events will at the Abergavenny Food Festival:
The Kitchen Cabinet
On Friday 19 September the Kitchen Cabinet, chaired by Jay Rayner, will be recording in the Borough Theatre (time: 12 noon). The panel will feature food historian Annie Gray, Spanish food supremo Rachel McCormack, food writer and journalist Tim Hayward and Tim Anderson, winner of BBC Masterchef (2011) and owner of pop-up Southern Japanese restaurant Nanban. The Rev Richard Coles from Saturday Live will also be featuring on this special edition. Some of the themes that will be talked about include cider and British charcuterie.
The following day (Saturday 20 September) it’s the turn of Saturday Live with Rev Richard Coles, Suzy Klein and Jay Rayner (time: 8.30am). Guests will include Jancis Robinson, Doyenne of the wine world, tree hunter Rob McBride who travels the world tracking down ancient trees such as The Oak at the Gate of the Dead on Offa’s Dyke; and Beekeeper Scott Davies who served his honey to Barack Obama at the NATO conference in Wales and dressed up as a bee to meet the PM. John Humphrys will be tucking into Welsh rarebit with JP Devlin plus songs from Welsh-speaking Bajan singer/songwriter Kizzy Crawford and Inheritance Tracks from musician and broadcaster Cerys Matthews
Both events will take place in the Borough Theatre, Cross Street, Abergavenny. Apply for tickets now for The Kitchen Cabinet and Saturday Live off the BBC’s website