A COUNTY food fair will be opened by a famous face this summer.

Actor, writer and comedian Jo Brand will be opening the Mortimer Country Food Fair at 11am on Saturday July 12.

The event was set up by Aardvark Books Ltd in collaboration with Carolyn Chesshire of Lower Buckton Country House in 2007, and hosts a mix of food producers, outdoor cooking, book launches, art exhibitions, dance shows and live music.

There are also craft demonstrations and children's activities.

For more information call Aardvark Books on 01547 530888 or 01547 530744.