Special Guests 2022

Adam Henson

Every Day

Born into a farming family, Adam gained experience with animals and farming from an early age.  Adam achieved a HND in Agriculture at Seale-Hayne Agricultural College in Devon, where he met his business partner Duncan Andrews.

Having succeeded Bemborough Farm tenancy from his father, Adam now runs the 650-hectare estate with Duncan Andrews,  growing wheat, spring barley and oilseed rape, alongside a flock of 350 commercial ewes.  They also run the Cotswold Farm Park which pioneers rare breed conservation.  Set up in 1971 by Adam’s father, this award-winning tourist attraction now welcomes over 130,000 visitors a year.

Adam started in television in 2001 when he was chosen, from 3,500 applicants, to be a presenter for BBC Countryfile, and has since put his farming knowledge to good use, broadcasting on a wide range of programmes for both radio and TV.

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Kaleb Cooper

Saturday

Kaleb Cooper is a farming contractor from Oxfordshire in the UK who plays a central advisory role to Jeremy Clarkson in all eight episodes of the Prime Video series Clarkson’s Farm. 

Born in July 1998 he grew up in the Cotswolds and has been working in farming since he was at school. He studied agriculture at Moreton Morrell College and likes collecting tractors and cars. 

Since appearing on the colossal word-of-mouth hit, Clarkson’s Farm, his Instagram following has risen to over one million. He is currently filming a second series whilst continuing to run his successful farming contracting business. 

As an entrepreneur he has a keen interest in business as well as farming and encouraging younger people to be motivated and achieve the unexpected. 

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Mark Diacono

Theatre Host - Every Day

Mark is an award winning food and garden writer and photographer, lucky enough to spend most of his time growing, eating, writing and talking about food. His refreshing approach to growing and eating has done much to inspire a new generation to grow some of what they eat and to make the most of it in the kitchen. Mark has written and photographed 13 books, winning Food Book of the Year twice, and Garden Book of the Year twice. He was involved with River Cottage in the early days, appearing in the TV series and writing three of the River Cottage Handbook series. Mark also runs courses, hosts and demos at food and garden shows, and runs events at venues such as Limewood and The Pig Hotels.

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Suki Pantal

Every Day

Suki Pantal, know as Suki's curries and spices is about cookery demonstrations and cook-alongs via Zoom -  homemade and authentic Indian recipes from scratch by Malvern based Indian home cook Suki Pantal. Suki is an ardent lover of Indian food and spices and cooks everything from scratch, from a treasure trove of family recipes.

Born in India and raised in New Delhi, Suki, a daughter of senior Indian army officer, was afforded the opportunity to travel the length and breadth of India in her formative years before setting in Delhi. This only meant that she was able to surrounded herself with the love for Indian food, from her family kitchen to exposure to all those regional cuisines she enjoyed while travelling with the family. Presently, she is living in Great Malvern, Worcestershire for over 8 years with her British Asian husband.

In 2021, Suki was chosen as one of 18 participants that took part in – The Great Cookbook Challenge with Jamie Oliver – for Channel 4, aired on 31st January 2022. She pitched her Indian cookbook idea to the judges and the publisher Penguin Michael Joseph in the episode aired on 7th February. Her Butter chicken dish was highly appreciated and although she didn’t make it to another round in the contest, in her own words “I am highly encouraged to write my cookbook and importantly they loved my food!”

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Reg Moule

Theatre Host

One of Worcestershire's best loved gardening personalities, radio broadcaster Reg has received five garden radio broadcasting awards from the Garden Media Guild.  He manages David's Nurseries near Worcester, and received the RHS long service medal in 2014 to mark 42 years in the horticultural trade. 

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