Rain failed to dampen food festival enthusiasm

There was plenty of foodie fun on the menu at the Morpeth Food and Drink Festival.

The wet weather didn’t dampen the enthusiasm for the event on Saturday, with stallholder and visitor numbers up on the inaugural festival last year.

Morpeth Food and Drink Festival'The Band of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers marched through town.

Morpeth Food and Drink Festival'The Band of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers marched through town.

The Band of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers and Morpeth Gadgy Alex Swailes helped to get proceedings under way.