Food producers and stallholders from across the North East and Cumbria are taking part in this wekend's Bishop Auckland Food Festival.
Simon Lacey, a cheese-maker from Richmond in North Yorkshire, says the event is the highlight of the year:
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Emma Jesson brings you Sunday night's forecast
Wet and windy spells, interspersed with drier interludes this week. Breezy with wintry showers, variable temperatures and a weather warning
Mostly cloudy, some bright spells, rain on and off and blustery. Milder temperatures than on Saturday