Don’t forget to register to visit Bakers’ Fair, supported by Norbake, which will take place at Bolton Arena on Sunday 3 October.

Now in its fourth year, the fair it is the UK’s only autumn exhibition for progressive and professional independent bakery companies, cafés and coffee shops. The event is free to attend and features a host of speakers, including Mike Holling from Birds of Derby and chairman of the NAMB; Edward Chatwin, Chatwins; and John Robertshaw, Bako NW.

The Richemont Club of Great Britain will also be hosting its seventh Annual Competition, including a live cake decorating challenge.

The show is open from 9.30am to 3.30pm. For tickets, call 01792 365901 or register at

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