Alresford kicks off National Watercress Week with a grand parade where the first watercress harvest is distributed from the pony and trap by the festival King and Queen.
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Alresford, famous for being the home of the Watercress Line Steam Railway kicks off National Watercress Week with a grand parade where the first watercress harvest is distributed from the pony and trap by the festival King and Queen.

Enjoy live music, dancing and street theatre, cookery demonstrations and the World Watercress Eating Championship.

There is a special market that includes cheeses, wine and cider, meats and game, breads and cakes, chutneys and preserves, lavender beauty products, plants, vegetables and of course watercress products of every type including watercress chocolate and watercress pate.

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