Great Roath Bake Off – returns tomorrow

The biggest amateur baking competition in Wales returns tomorrow (9 May) at St Andrews Church in Roath.

After last years phenomenal success The Great Roath Bake Off returns and promises to be the biggest and best yet. Last year thousands was raised for Cardiff charities and the Bake Off Team has been working tirelessly since November to ensure even more is raised this year.
CPS Homes & Lettings and The Great Roath Bake Off Team are excited to bring the Bake Off back for a fith consecutive year. This massive community event has grown each year and this year we are proud to announce we are working alongside local schools to set up workshops to encourage young children to bake and teach them about cake decorating.

Wayne Courtney returns as Bake Off host for a fith time. Through his work with The Great Roath Bake Off & the RoathRocks Music festival Wayne has raised over £40,000 in the last five years for local charities.
‘I’m excited to bring The Great Roath Bake Off back to Wellfield Road on May 9th, we’ve been working real hard to make sure the day is fun and entertaining for everyone.’ Wayne Courtney
Returning for a second year as Special Guest Judge is Britain’s Got Talent/Food Artist Nathan Wyburn.
‘I was honoured to be asked back as a judge again at The Great Roath Bake Off. Last years event was a lot of fun and I’m especially looking forward to seeing the creativity that goes into decorating the cakes.’ Nathan Wyburn
We are thrilled to announce that actress Amanda Henderson from hit BBC 1 drama Casulaty will be a Special Guest Judge at this years Great Roath Bake Off.
Joining Nathan & Amanda will be RoathCardiff’s Matt Appleby, Nikki Vivian, Kirstie McCrum, former Miss Wales Sharron Mills, Michael Bell, Lloyd Pinder, Nell Pugh, Calfyn Williams, Scott Davies, Owen Deery and Chris from I❤️’s The Diff.
There will be an amazing line up of entertainment & music taking place all day at The Bake Off, including a live performance from Stephanie Webber who was recently in Tom Jones’ Team on BBC 1 talent show The Voice.
Local talent Calum Ross has brought in a great line up of singers and musicians to perform including Tom Auton who was recently awarded Open Mic UK Champion.
Ellie Makes Music
Marie Batchelder
Tom Auton
Cristian Perugino 
Helena May
Ross & Lang
Bayside Boogiemen 
Stephanie Webber
We are also very excited at the return of The Great Roath Junior Bake Off. The under 16s category is hugely popular with everyone and it’s where the most creative cakes will be found. Previous Great Roath Bake Off winner Lisa Watts hosts this category and has a great panel of judges and special guests ready to look for The Greatest Junior Baker in Roath.
Also making special appearances on the day will be Minnie & Mickey Mouse & the characters from Frozen.
With stalls, demonstrations, raffles, refreshments, entertainment & lots & lots of cake The Great Roath Bake Off will certainly be the place to be this tomorrow.
Previous winner Gareth Davies will be demonstrating his cake decorating skills at this years Great Roath Bake Off.
The categories are:
Best Cake
Best Decorated Cake
Best Professional Cake
Best Bake-Bread or Pie
The Great Roath Junior Best Cake under 16s
The CPS Homes Special Award for Outstanding Cake
Entrants are asked to bring their cake/bake to St Andrews Church on May 9th between 10am and 1:30pm. You register your cake on the day. Judging starts at 2pm and winners will be announced from 4:30pm. To enter a cake/bake there is a fee of £3.50 with all proceeds going to charity.
The Great Roath Bake Off 2015
St Andrews Church
Wellfield Rd
Saturday May 9th
Doors Open 10am
The Great Roath Bake Off is sponsored by CPS Homes & Lettings who continue to support local charities and community events.
With thanks to Wayne for this article from the bake off site.