Great British Bake Off champ judging cakes

John Whaite
John Whaite
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Great British Bake Off fans will have a chance to get up close with last year’s winner during an event at Avant Garden Centre in Leyland.

John Whaite will be judging entries in the centre’s cake competition and signing copies of his book on Sunday.

The event, which also includes food and drink stalls, will run from 11am until 2pm

Cuerden Valley Park’s monthly farmers’ market will be also take place this Sunday from 10am to 2pm in the barn. More than 30 stalls selling local fresh produce are expected. And on Wednesday, August 28, Playtime in the Park, in Astley Park, will offer children aged up to 11am a selection of activities including giant games, arts and crafts and donkey rides.