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Welcome to Feast Norfolk’s competition page.

Our competitions will be open for entry on July 1st. Good luck to all our entrants.

1. WIN lunch for two at The Wiveton Bell and a selection of Izzi Rainey homeware goodies!

This summer Feast Norfolk is teaming up with both The Wiveton Bell and textile company Izzi Rainey to offer one lucky reader the chance to win lunch for two and a selection of homeware goodies.

Pasture to plate is something which really matters to North Norfolk pub the Wiveton Bell. It is the importance of supporting local farmers and suppliers and the traceability of their produce which have led them to one of their latest suppliers.

The picturesque coastal pub has recently teamed up with a local cattle farmer, Izzi Rainey and her family. The small farm, Bates Moor Farm, based in Foulsham, near Fakenham, focuses on rearing hardy, grass finished Highland cattle, which thrive out on the meadows all year round. The breed is slow finishing, taking up to 30 months, resulting in excellent flavour and marbling to the beef.

Izzi says: ‘When Head Chef Simon Haynes first approached me with the idea of supplying the Wiveton Bell, I was over the moon. What a fantastic opportunity to showcase our Highland beef, and also to be associated with such a prestigious Norfolk pub is a great platform; especially as I have only begun to take over more responsibility on the farm in the last five years.

‘I am really passionate about promoting the Highland cattle breed for their beef; they are often seen as a thing of beauty and regularly spotted on a postcard. However, I would like people to be able to see them with commercial value – they are hardy, good-doing cattle which finish well on grass alone to create tasty, marbled beef.’

On the menu expect to find, for example, Aged Highland Beef Steak Burger with Candied Bacon, Rarebit, Celeriac Remoulade, and Beef Dripping Chips.

Izzi’s passion for farming has translated into her latest designs, using the farming environment and countryside surroundings as inspiration for her bold and textural prints. Starting her blog ‘Over The Farm Gate’, last year, has been an opportunity to gather inspiration from local farms – visiting local farmers, sharing their stories whilst at the same time drawing from the various farm animals that they breed and rear. These drawings and prints have featured in the latest collection of designs for stationery and homeware, including – new for this year – aprons.

The Prize
Award winning pub The Wiveton Bell is offering lunch for two and Izzi Rainey is offering an oil cloth apron, oven gloves, hob covers and a tea towel.

Terms and Conditions
The prize is valid for 12 months from the date the competition winner is announced. It is open to over 18s only, a booking must be made in advance and normal Feast Norfolk magazine competition rules apply. The editor’s decision is final. The closing date is August 31, 2019, when a winner will be selected at random.

2. WIN a foodie stay!

This month we have teamed up with Norfolk Hideaways to offer one lucky reader a chance to win a fantastic stay in the heart of North Norfolk

North Norfolk is renowned for its big blue skies, stunning beaches, quintessential villages and market towns, gently rolling countryside and, not least, its plethora of great local produce and award-winning pubs, restaurants, cafés, delis and farmers’ markets. 

Norfolk Hideaways is one of the largest holiday letting companies in the area, with more than 350 properties. From cosy cottages, characterful barns, family and dog-friendly properties to luxury retreats oozing coastal chic, you’re sure to find one that suits you and your budget. 

The award-winning team are all local and have expert knowledge of this beautiful area and all of our hand-picked portfolio. They have selected one of their delightful new properties, Snowdrop Cottage, where you have the chance to win either a three-night weekend stay or four-night midweek stay.

Snowdrop Cottage is a smart bolthole in the Georgian village of Burnham Market, considered by many to be Norfolk’s loveliest, with its vast array of independent shops, galleries, pubs and eateries. Sleeping four, with two bedrooms and one bathroom, outside space and welcoming one dog, it’s just the place for a romantic break for a couple, small group of friends or a family.

Part of the appeal of self-catering is that you are not restricted in any way and you have the opportunity to sample lots of local produce. And at Snowdrop you can easily cook up a feast with fresh local produce and ingredients right on your doorstep.

Choose from Cromer crabs, lobsters, mussels, oysters and samphire which can be bought from Gurney’s fishmongers; game, meat, homemade pies and cooked meats from Howells the butchers; cakes, pastries and soups from the Burnham Café or Tilly’s Café; and, of course, numerous delicacies from the famous Humble Pie delicatessen. Plus, there’s also the Tuscan Farm Shop which sells Italian delicacies! 

If cooking is not your thing, there are plenty of award-winning pubs and restaurants within a few minutes’ walk. Make sure you pay a visit to The Hoste, Socius, 20 North Street, NoTwenty9 or The Lord Nelson during your stay to enjoy a true taste of Norfolk. Visit over Norfolk Restaurant Week and you’ll enjoy dining out at a fraction of the cost.

How to enter
Visit and answer the following question: Which coastal town are Norfolk’s famous crabs named after?

Terms and conditions
This competition prize is a three-night weekend stay or a four-night midweek stay at Snowdrop Cottage in Burnham Market, to be taken between 4th October and 13th December 2019, (excluding October half term holiday and subject to availability). Maximum of four people and one dog. The prize and dates are not transferable. There is no cash alternative available. Employees and family members are excluded from entering this competition. The winner will be the first correct entry selected at random after the closing date of 31st July. Normal Feast Norfolk magazine competition rules apply and the editor’s decision is final.