There will be tasty treats, cookery demonstrations and more when the Dolphin Shopping Centre hosts its inaugural Taste Festival in July.

The event promises shoppers two days of the best cuisine in Dorset, with a range of food and drink from some of the county’s best suppliers.

The festival, which is to be held inside the shopping centre on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 July from 10am to 5pm, will see more than 10 stallholders exhibiting their finest goods, together with regular cooking demonstrations throughout the day.

Manna Kitchen, Sweet Candy Treats, Cherry Tree Preserves and Beales Café are just a few that will be exhibiting, alongside Brew House, who will also be demonstrating at the free event.

Dolphin Centre manager John Grinnell, said: “We are working with a number of food establishments to bring you the best in local foods. It’s a real opportunity to highlight what Poole has to offer, and helps put Poole firmly on the map as a ‘foodie’s heaven’.

“We’ve got a good variety of stallholders, together with some sizzling live demonstrations, which are sure to be spicing up taste buds across the Centre. So come along to our very first Taste Festival and sample some of the best food Dorset has to offer.”