A NEW food and drink show is coming to Rheged, near Penrith.

Held on Saturday, September 14 and Sunday, September 15, it will feature masterclasses, wine pairing events, cake-decorating tutorials, talks and demos.

Organisers of the Food & Drink Show say it aims to celebrate producers in Cumbria and the northern region - promoting local, sustainable, high quality, innovative and authentic food and drinks.

Among those hosting talks and demos over the weekend will be Masterchef finalist Oli Martin, of Hipping Hall, Kirkby Lonsdale, who will be showcasing organic produce from charity Growing Well.

Ben Wilkinson, head chef at Cottage in the Wood, Whinlatter, will also be showing off his cooking skills during the event.

Tickets are now available for the individual talks.