AN array of tasty treats will takeover the Dorchester Abbey cloister gardens this weekend.

The Dorchester Festival Food and Gift Fair runs from 10am to 5pm today and tomorrow, featuring cookery demonstrations, street food and stalls.

Nawamin Pinpathomrat, 2018 Masterchef finalist and Oxford University PhD student, will officially open the event this morning.

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It is part of the biennial Dorchester Festival, which is aiming to raise £50,000 for the famous abbey and learning disability charity Style Acre.

The festival runs until Sunday, May 19 and boasts a range of attractions.