The Bakers’ Benevolent Society (BBS) is holding a family open day, following the success of its 150th annniversary open day last year.

It will be held on Sunday 5 July at Bakers’ Villas in Epping, Essex. Its president, the honourable Moira Rank, will be present, as will members of the Worshipful Company of Bakers and trade associations.

The gates will open at 1pm and the theme this year will be ‘jazz’. There is a New Orleans jazz band booked for the afternoon and there will be a hog roast and barbecue.

There will also be an opportunity for BBS supporters to see how donations have been spent, and the work that has been carried out at Bakers’ Villas.