A LOCAL and independent business has been given a free pitch at the next Bridgwater Food and Drink Festival.

Oscar 'n' Ollie's Artisan Seasonings will feature at the festival on Saturday, June 15.

It's the second free pitch given to a local business as part of organiser Paul Russell's efforts to help and support local independent businesses.

Oscar 'n' Ollie's Artisan Seasonings, described as a 'very small, independent business', based in Fordgate will set up their stall near Specsavers on the High Street.

A spokesperson for the business said: "We hand blend the finest ingredients we can source to make our delicious range of food seasonings and BBQ sauce.

"Everything we produce is made with love form our family to yours...we hand produce every aspect from the mixing, to the filling and labelling of the products."

The much-loved food and drink festival will take place at the following dates and times this year:

  • Saturday, March 30 - 9:30am until 3pm.
  • Saturday, June 15 - 9:30am until 3pm.
  • Saturday, August 24 - 9:30am until 3pm.
  • Saturday, November 23 - 10am until 7pm.