Festival Cake-Off

Festival Cake~Off

Calling all cake enthusiasts! 

Whether you’re a budding baker or an experienced pro, we want you all to join in our fabulous cake making competition to design and make a show-stopping cake to represent our traditional festival theme with a fun edge and focus on entertainment!

We’re looking for people with a love of baking who would like to be in with a chance of winning some wonderful prizes (cake mixers/trolley of goodies), your entry judged by award winning cake artist Kay Gajra and also displayed at the festival.

How to enter:

Contact marketingeventsteam@bolton.gov.uk with the following information in an email:

  1. Name
  2. Age
  3. Address
  4. Contact telephone number
  5. Ability level (child under 16/adult hobby/adult pro)
  6. Size of board (maximum 12” x 12”)
  7. Confirmation that the cake will be fully edible (internal food safe support structures allowed but can’t be visible)
  8. Short description of the cake
  9. Labelled diagram of the cake

*Please note – must contain at least one ingredient from Aldi*


  • Wednesday 8th August – deadline for entries.
  • Monday 13th August – shortlisted applicants notified.
  • Monday 27th August – shortlisted applicants bring their completed cakes to the Albert Halls for judging.  Winner announced.