Seaham Food Festival 2021 – Transcript

[Soundtrack: Upbeat music plays throughout the video.]

[Video Clip: An ariel shot of Seaham Food Festival on the seafront of Seaham.]

[Video Clip: A shot of a sign saying “Tasty Food, Top Chefs. Seaham Food Festival. A Yummy Day Out.” “Welcome Foodie Fans, have a scrummy day!]

[Video Clip: Staff on the Spud Gun Loaded Fries stall preparing food.]

[Video Clip: A time lapse clip of visitors to the festival walking past a statue of a solider sitting down and holding a rifle.]

[Video Clip: A woman and a man dressed in colourful costumes, standing in chariots, and smiling at the camera.]

[Video Clip: A man and a woman sitting on the grass facing away from the camera toward the sea.]

[Video Clip: Two rows of cooked sausages.]

[Video Clip: Packages of sweets arranges in rows on a stall.]

[Video Clip: A man, woman and two children sitting at a picnic bench and waving at the camera.]

[Video Clip: An aerial shot from above the food festival. Stalls are visible on a grass area and the seafront of Seaham is also visible featuring a beach and a row of shops.]

[Interview 1 – Member of Public] It’s been fantastic, it’s just been a whole weekend of fantastic food, great atmosphere it’s nice to see everyone out and about.

[Interview 2 – Member of Public] I think it is been important, it brings a lot of revenue to the town. Simon is a chef so he wants to try different types and maybe get some ideas. 

[Video Clips: Shots demonstration at the cookery theatre featuring a man and a woman presenting.]

[Video Clip: A trader cooking sausages on a stall.]

[Interview 3 – Member of Public] It’s been really good we’ve had loads of really nice snacks and things. 

[Video Clips: A brass band performing outdoors.]

[Video Clip: A young boy smiling.]

[Video Clip: Two people, one is attaching ribbon to a wooden frame which the other is holding.]

[Video Clip: Two people performing in front of an audience which is sitting on the grass in front of them.]

[Video Clip: A group of people sitting on the grass watching a performance.]

[Video Clip: Three people performing in front of an audience.]

[Interview 4 -Trader] Yeah I was here in 2019 and do you know what it has been just as good.

[Interview 5 -Celebrity Chef, Chris Baber] It feels incredible to be cooking in front of crowds again. This is the first food festival I have done in person in probably 18 months, almost two years and to be doing the first one back in the North East it’s incredible.

[Interview 6 -Celebrity Chef, Mavnika Gowardhan] I think being around people I tell you what I think the most unique thing is the vibe, the vibe of this place, the people, the questions when we were doing the demo, just brilliant, absolutely brilliant.

[Video Clips: Shots of the camera moving through the crowd toward and past trader stalls at the food festival.]

[Video Clip: A man standing behind a table waving at the camera. In the background is ta shop called Creams of Seaham.]

[Video Clip: Three woman and a man sitting at a table outside “Dempsey’s waving at the camera.]

[Video Clip: The camera moving down the front street at Seaham passing people sitting at tables outside cafes and restaurants.]

[Video Clip: A time lapse video of people walking past and stopping at stalls at the food festival.]

[Interview 7 -Trader] For us at Choc Shop it has been fabulous we’ve totally sold out, nothing left.

[Video Clip: A banner with the Seaham Food Festival logo on.]

[Interview 8 -Trader] Fantastic yeah, we’ve had a really good two days, sold out two days and what time are we on now? Quarter to three, all gone so we are eating pizza (laughter). 

[Interview 9 -Trader] Absolutely phenomenal as you can see I am as you can see I am completely sold out there’s not a bottle left on my stand.

[Video Clip: A man, woman and child sitting at a picnic table smiling at the camera.]

[Video Clip: A woman with two small children at a trader’s stall.]

[Video Clip: Numerous groups of people sitting at different picnic tables in the middle of the festival. Trader stands are visible in the background of the shot.]

[Video Clip: A woman being handed a white paper bag by a trader at a stand, the woman smiles and then walks away.]

[Video Clip: An aerial shot from above the food festival. Stalls are visible on a grass area and the seafront of Seaham is also visible featuring a beach and a row of shops.]

[Text: A Durham County Council Event. Tasty Food, Top Chefs, Seaham Food Festival 7-8 August 2021. Seahamfoodfestival.co.uk]