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Cornish Pasty Festival

Cornwall's first ever Pasty Festival is taking place this weekend in Redruth. The pastry has recently faced hard times with the threat of the pasty tax but this is a time to celebrate.

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Redruth celebrates the Cornish Pasty

Pasty festival runs until Sunday. Credit: ITV Westcountry

Cornwall's first ever Pasty Festival begins today in Redruth.

It will celebrate the origin of the pastry- said to have been created as an easy meal for miners- as well as offer such delights as pasty-flavoured crisps and brand new fillings including chilli chocolate.

It runs until Sunday.

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