A new food and drink village will make its debut at an autumn show on the Herefordshire border.

Returning to the Three Counties Showground, the Malvern Autumn Show will take place from Friday, September 24 to Sunday, September 26.

The new Outdoor Food and Drink Village will feature 40 local producers from across the three counties and beyond.

Eat Well for Less presenter and produce expert Chris Bavin will host demonstrations and talks in the Food and Drink Theatre each day. While television chef, Rosemary Shrager, will appear on the Saturday, and Matt Tebutt from TV's Saturday Kitchen will appear on Sunday.

Sweet treats will come courtesy of Chock Shop, Brownies Rock, Continental Bakery, Fat Bottom Welsh Cakes, Flapjackery, Georgie Porgies Puddings, Ivor’s Ice Cream, Platinum Pancakes Worcester and Yoghurt Delights.

Visitors will also be able to enjoy a range of drinks on offer from Gun Dog Gin, Gwatkin Cider Co. Harley House Distillery, Luke’s Cider, Malvern Cider, Morrison & Mackay and more.

Show sponsors Westons will be hosting their Westons Cider Garden, offering a taste of Hereford’s finest in the heart of the showground.

The Malvern Gin Show, sponsored by Ludlow Gin, which will showcase regional gin producers, including Little Knapp Distillery, Penrhos Spirits, Hussingtree Blends, Black Mountains Botanicals, Gun Dog Gin, Hinton’s of Bewdley and more.

At the gin show, visitors can also place their vote in the People’s Choice competition.

Jane Edwards, Shows Manager, said: “We are excited to welcome visitors to the first open air Food and Drink Village at this year’s Malvern Autumn Show, with more diverse producers than ever before.

“We all know that it’s important to support our local producers, and we have some of the finest food and drinks vendors joining us for three days of foodie fun, offering a chance for families to explore a world of flavours and learn a thing or two from our celebrity chefs and presenters.”

Entry to the Food and Drink Village is included in admission to the Malvern Autumn Show, an annual celebration of gardening, food & drink artisan produce and nostalgia taking place from Friday 24 to Sunday 26 September.

Advance tickets cost £18 for general admission, children under 16 go free. All tickets are available to buy in advance at www.malvernautumn.co.uk or call 01684 584924 for more information.