Lovewell Blake is proud to be the Championship Sponsor of the Norfolk Hero Food & Drink Awards at the 2018 Aylsham Show.

We have had an office at Aylsham for many years and are proud to play an active part in this thriving North Norfolk Community. We know how important the food and drink sector is to Norfolk, it is what helps our county to thrive. Along with the agricultural industry it is right at the heart of the economy here in the East.

These awards celebrate the very best of this industry.

The nominations in each category for 2018 were very good indeed.

Judging has now taken place and the judges this year were a representative from the Sponsors and the previous Category Winner.

Chris Solt – Partner of Lovewell Blake (Sponsors) – presented the Ken Dye Memorial Salver to the Overall Champion – H V Graves, Briston.



Michael Gamble – Show President – presented the Aylsham Show President’s Tankard to the Individual Food or Drink Hero Winner – Peter Ward, Spixworth.

The Category Winners are as follows:

Best Specialist Food or Drink Supplier

Sponsored By:

H V Graves, Briston


Best use of Norfolk Produce on a Menu

Sponsored By:


Market Bistro, Kings Lynn

Best Food or Drink Retailer

Sponsored By:

White House Farm, Sprowston

Best New Food or Drink Venture

Sponsored by:

The Brisley Bell


The four Category Winners now compete for the Overall Championship and the judging for this has taken place. The judges were Chris Solt (Partner of the Championship Sponsors: Lovewell Blake), and Michael Baker (Previous winner of the Individual Food or Drink Hero Award).

The Overall Winner will be announced on Aylsham Show Day  – Bank Holiday Monday 27th August 2018 and will be presented with the Ken Dye Memorial Salver.

The Individual Food or Drink Hero Award will be judged by the Show President  –  Michael Gamble, who will also announce the Winner on Show Day and present the Aylsham Show Presidents Tankard.

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