RENOWNED Chef Ashley Palmer-Watts, will be attending the Dorset Knob Throwing and Frome Valley Food Festival at Cattistock today.

Mr Palmer-Watts, who heads the kitchen of two Michelin-starred Dinner by Heston Blumenthal and is originally from Dorset, will be one of four highly skilled chefs demonstrating at the event.

Other chefs visiting the festival include Jean-Paul De Ronne from Somerset, Lee Moreton from Dorset Charcuterie and Jack Mackenzie from gastro pub the Acorn at Evershot.

The Dorset Knob Throwing is supported by Moores, the producers of the famous Dorset Knob Biscuit, and the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Partnership.

The event is open to the public from 10am until 4pm and hosts a range of crazy games including the famous Knob Throwing, local food stands, displays of local crafts and skills and entertainment by local musicians and dancers creating a truly unique Dorset festival.

Visitors are advised to follow the signs for free parking.