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The Gingerbread Festival Charlotte Vickers Whaley Bridge Uniting Church Whaley Bridge Chris Mellor

The winner of the children's category Charlotte Vickers' spectacular house

The Gingerbread Festival (now in its 3rd year) will be held at Whaley Bridge Uniting Church from 10am - 3pm on January 13th 2018.

The first year's competition of homemade Gingerbread structures saw over 24 entries with a  £50 prize for adults and book tokens for the children's categories.

Each year exhibitors get more and more creative. Several of the entries were made from Gingerbread -but not traditional Gingerbread houses, in fact the adult winning entry last year was a pirate ship, complete with guns and rigging. 

The winner of the children's category was Charlotte Vickers who made a spectacular house. 

Gingerbread Festival

At the January 2018 Festival there will be free activities for children including Thomas the Tank Engine layout, crafts, decorating gingerbread men, stories, exciting trails and puzzles as well as stalls and refreshments.

Exhibits in the upper hall are open to the public from 10am to 3pm.

Organiser Chris Mellor said "We want the whole family to spend quality fun time together and have a wonderful day out ".

For more information visit the website

Closing date for entries December 31st 2017.