In pictures: East Brent Harvest Home 2017

Over 450 people enjoyed a delicious lunch and entertainment at East Brent Harvest Home.


Men carrying the specially made block of cheese to the harvest tent.
– Credit: Archant

It was the 160th harvest house in the parish and there was a parade along Bridgwater Road to the marquee.

The men carried an 80 to 100 pound block of cheese, specially made by the Cheddar Gorge Cheese Company, and a 6 foot loaf of bread created by Maisey’s Bakery in Highbridge.


Children carrying new banners to the big top.

Children carrying new banners to the big top.
– Credit: Archant

Dozens of Christmas puddings were also served by the army of 60 event volunteers.

Colin Loader, Chairman of the Harvest Welcome Committee, said: “It was a beautiful sunny day. I think everyone had a great time – we had a wonderful lunch.


East Brent Harvest Home, the ladies parading Christmas puddings to the marquee.

East Brent Harvest Home, the ladies parading Christmas puddings to the marquee.
– Credit: Archant


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After lunch there was entertainment including a magician and sports games.


East Brent Harvest Home, the ladies parading Christmas puddings to the marquee.

East Brent Harvest Home, the ladies parading Christmas puddings to the marquee.
– Credit: Archant

Guests also heard from Mary James, who has farmed since 1970 and is involved with the National Farmers Union, and Alan Lyons, show manager for the Royal Bath and the West Show.


East Brent Harvest Home, guest welcoming the puddings and cheese.

East Brent Harvest Home, guest welcoming the puddings and cheese.
– Credit: Archant


East Brent Harvest Home, the ladies parading Christmas puddings to the marquee.

East Brent Harvest Home, the ladies parading Christmas puddings to the marquee.
– Credit: Archant


East Brent Harvest Home, guest welcoming the puddings and cheese.

East Brent Harvest Home, guest welcoming the puddings and cheese.
– Credit: Archant


East Brent Harvest Home, the traditional melee for the first slice of cheese.

East Brent Harvest Home, the traditional melee for the first slice of cheese.
– Credit: Archant


East Brent Harvest Home, the traditional melee for the first slice of cheese.

East Brent Harvest Home, the traditional melee for the first slice of cheese.
– Credit: Archant


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