SLIDESHOW: Proof is in the pudding at festival

Gigantic puddings were the focus of one of our area’s most unusual festivals on bank holiday Monday.

The Aughton Pudding Festival drew large crowds to witness the making of mighty desserts and to enjoy countryside displays.

Anthea and Alan Ashworth and Ann and Peter Shaw.

Anthea and Alan Ashworth and Ann and Peter Shaw.

Check out our slideshow of pictures from photographer Nigel Slater.