Competitions will be held for trainee and craft bakers at the National Federation of Bakery Student Society’s and the Institute of British Bakers Alliance (NFBSS/IBB) conference in Blackpool.

The competitions at the 77th annual conference on 5-6 May at the Hotel Sheraton are open to anyone in training and cover a range of skills. Competitions sponsored by Hovis Granary and California Raisins will also be staged at the event. Craft bakers and students will also have the chance to win the coveted Horton Trophy.

Entries must be in before 14 April 2007.

To enter, contact Jane Hatton of Brooklands College by email: or telephone 01932 797927.