Christmas cookery demonstration at hospital’s Christmas Fayre

Renowned Norfolk Chef Richard Hughes will be holding a special Christmas cookery demonstration at the Christmas Fayre on Thursday 11th December at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. The event runs from 4pm to 8pm with the cookery demonstrations from 5pm to 6pm.

The event will also feature the Christmas Alpacas, and Father Christmas who will be handing out gifts for children visiting the fayre.

Richard Hughes, who has been helping the hospital to innovate and introduce new dishes to patients and visitors, said: “‘I have been enjoying being part of the hospital community and cannot wait to be part of the Christmas Fayre raising money for such a good local cause. During the cookery demonstration we will be giving some top tips and answering those tricky Christmas cooking question from members of the public.”

At the fayre, visitors will be able to browse a variety of stalls and purchase anything from books, toys and gifts, to clothes and jewellery. There will be plenty of seasonal food to buy including homemade cakes by Trust Treats, sweets from Norfolk Truffles and hot, roasted turkey baps by Serco. The hospital staff's amazing Christmas cakes for the annual festive baking competition will also be on display.

Entertainment will be provided by live performance from Busybodies Stage School, the NNUH choir, Scunsulata, Little Red Shoes and a performance of bell ringing by the Belfok Ringers.

Louise Cook, Fundraising Manager at the NNUH said: “Our annual Christmas Fayre is a firm favourite for festive activities and it’s never too early to think about Christmas, there is something for all age groups and a chance to look for something different as a gift for families and friends and help the hospital raise funds at the same time. This year thanks to all our wonderful team of knitters we will be having a handmade knitted toy stall which will raise funds specifically for our Neonatal Intenstive Care Unit. However we couldn’t hold this wonderful event which is enjoyed by staff, visitors and our patients without the support of all the performers, Burnt Fen Alpacas, West Norwich Lions and Serco – we are incredibly grateful to all those who help.’

The event will be raising money for the hospital charity and runs from 4pm to 8pm. There is free entry to the event and free parking on the main hospital site. For more information, go to:


Wednesday 5th of November 2014 12:00:30 PM