24 hours to go ‘til the first ever National Bakery Awards!

The county winners are all packing their sandwiches and ironing their undergarments in preparation for the first ever National Bakery Awards, which take place at BAFTA House in London’s Piccadilly, tomorrow!

The county winners are all attending to collect their certificates – having been voted, judged and crowned the best bakeries in their respective counties. But that’s just the tip of the battenburg …all 67 county winners will find out who the 13 regional winners are tomorrow, and if that wasn’t exciting enough, one of those regional winners will then be crowned National Bakery of The Year.

We are extremely excited about this fantastic inaugural event, and will of course keep you all posted on the winners as and when they are crowned.

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To recap on the county winners, they are:

Derbyshire                               Birds of Derby

Leicestershire                           Baker Street Cakes

Northamptonshire                     The Good Loaf

Nottinghamshire                         Ugly Bread Bakery

Rutland                                        Hambleton Bakery

Essex                                           Flour and Spoon

Bedfordshire                                The Cottage Bakery

Cambridgeshire                            Stir

Hertfordshire                                 Flourish Craft Bakery

Norfolk                                          Bread Source

Suffolk                                          Two Magpies Bakery

London (Greater)                          Paul Rhodes Bakery

London                                              PAUL UK LTD

Durham                                              Sweetharts Bakery

Northumberland                                 Grant's Bakery

Tyne and Wear                                    Lee's Bakers

Cheshire                                              G & P Snape & Sons

Cumbria                                                Lovingly Artisan Bakery

Greater Manchester                              Bradleys Bakery

Lancashire                                             Peters Homemade Bakery

Merseyside                                            Artisane

Berkshire                                               Warings Bakery

Buckinghamshire                                   Gabriella’s Cucina Italiana

East Sussex                                           Poppyseed Bakery

Hampshire                                              The Bakehouse

Isle of Wight                                            Grace's Bakery

Kent                                                         Speciality Breads Limited

West Sussex                                            The Hungry Guest

Oxfordshire                                               Ben's Cookies

Surrey                                                       Wentworth Patisserie

Bristol                                                        The Assembly Bakery

Cornwall                                                     Philp's Famous Pasties

Devon                                                         The Little Bakery

Dorset                                                          Patisserie Mark Bennett

Gloucestershire                                           Cake Aspirations

Somerset                                                      Burns the Bread

Wiltshire                                                        Reeve the Baker

Herefordshire                                                Hedonist Bakery

Shropshire                                                     Swift's Bakery

Staffordshire                                                   Live Love Loaf

Warwickshire                                                  Bread & Co

Worcestershire                                                Peter Cooks Bread Ltd

East Riding of Yorkshire                                  The Pie Bakery

Lincolnshire                                                      Welbourne’s Bakery

North Yorkshire                                                 Botton Bakery

South Yorkshire                                                 Forge Bakehouse

West Yorkshire                                                  Thomas’s Yorkshire Bakery

Lothian and Borders                                          Lough’s Home Bakery

South Strathclyde, Dumfries and Galloway       The Earth's Crust Bakery

Glasgow and Strathkelvin                                  Wild Flours

North Strathclyde                                               Bhaile Craft Bakery

Tayside, Central and Fife                                   Fisher and Donaldson

Grampion, Highlands and the Islands                Casella-Polegato

Gwent                                                                 Wren’s Bakery

South Glamorgan                                               The Vale Cake Boutique

Mid Glamorgan                                                  Glanmors Bakery

Flintshire                                                            The Pudding Compartment Ltd

Dyfed                                                                 Bara Menyn Bakehouse

Powys                                                               The Bakers' Table

Gwynedd                                                          Home Style Bakery

Clwyd                                                               Sandbank Bakery

Antrim                                                              Dougie’s Goodies

Armagh                                                            Bake My Day

Down                                                               Knead bakery

Fermanagh                                                     Heather’s Cottage Bakes

Londonderry                                                    Ditty’s Home Bakery

Tyrone                                                             Mullaghmore Home Bakery