Bristol will be celebrating one of its oldest industries this weekend - a two day chocolate festival is coming to the waterfront.
Star of the show will be a 30 kilogram model of the SS Great Britain, which is being built at a chocolate shop in Bedminster.
Caron Bell reports.
A new exhibition celebrating the region's chocolate hertiage has opened at the M Shed in Bristol today. Chocolate lovers are able to see five hundred different objects on display dating back to 1729.
It runs for three months and tells the story of the early days of manufacturing, to the rise of big names like Shaws and Frys.
The MShed in Bristol has become a haven for chocoholics. From tomorrow (Saturday) an exhibition is opening exploring the history of chocolate-making in the West Country,
It tells the story of the early days of manufacturing, to the rise of big names like Shaws and Frys. Caron Bell reports.
Chocolate has featured in Bristol’s history for more than 250 years. Now an exhibition is opening at M Shed celebrating the city’s connections to one of the nation’s favourite products.
Visitors will be able to explore the history, mystery, magic and science of chocolate - learning stories about the people who made confectionary in Bristol.
Andy King is the exhibition's curator:
A new exhibition celebrating the region's chocolate hertiage opens at the M Shed in Bristol this weekend (Saturday). Chocolate lovers will be able to see five hundred different objects on display dating back to 1729. Organisers say it's the tastiest exhibition of the year.