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Royal appointment for West Dorset food producers
Denhay Farms of Broadoak have an invite to the Palace – to take part in a unique event this summer for holders of Royal Warrants.
The Gardens at Buckingham Palace will be the venue for the one-off event to celebrate the 60th anniversary of The Queen’s Coronation.
The Royal Warrant Holders Association will host the event over four days in the palace gardens, between July 11 and 14, showcasing a broad range of companies with a Royal Warrant including 13 from the South West.
Denhay Farms, run by the Streatfeild family, produce a range of farmhouse cheddar cheese, award-winning dry cured bacon and air dried hams.
The Coronation Festival will celebrate innovation, excellence and industry through craft and trade; promoting the best of UK PLC, both nationally and internationally, as a thriving destination for business, investment and tourism. Royal Warrants are a mark of recognition to individuals or companies who have supplied goods or services for at least five years to the Households of the Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh or the Prince of Wales. Warrants are regarded as hallmarks of quality, excellence and service. The Coronation Festival will be split into four areas of design and technology; food and drink; style pursuits and pastimes; and homes and gardens.
The Festival will be open to members of the public from Friday to Sunday July 12 to 14. There will be a Royal Preview on Thursday, July 11 for invited guests, including members of the royal family, charities, patronages, media, armed forces, inward investors and overseas trade missions, and guests of the Royal Warrant Holders Association and the Royal Household. More than 200 of the existing Royal Warrant Holders have committed to exhibit at the Festival offering a broad cross-section of companies from traditional craftsmen, to global and multi-national firms operating at the cutting edge of technology.
Tickets at £30 can be purchased through coronationfestival.com