CASTLE Howard is to host a Fantastic Food Festival for the first-time this weekend

Jeff Harper, director of Fantastic Food Festivals, said: “We’re delighted to organise a Fantastic Food Festival for the first time at this spectacular venue. We’re looking forward to celebrating local and regional food and drink at this beautiful historical venue; from artisan bread and pastries, mussels, homemade ginger beer, gourmet sausages, homemade pork pies and fudge to gin, Prosecco and craft beers with plenty of sampling opportunities along the way.”

The event takes place from Friday to Sunday. For more information,