SPECIAL GUEST – KAREN WRIGHT
GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF CONTESTANT KAREN WRIGHT JOINS US AT THE DURHAM FESTIVAL OF FOOD & DRINK
Karen Wright was a contestant on the Great British Bake Off in 2018. Karen is remembered not only for her stunning showstopper bakes but also for her colourful wardrobe and personality. Since leaving the Bake-Off tent Karen has enjoyed a new diverse career ranging from journalism with a weekly slot in her local paper to gracing the airwaves as a radio presenter. Karen also loves to bake to a crowd as a guest chef at food festivals up and down the country and she uses this platform to motivate and encourage others to stretch themselves and to try new things.
Karen is an engaging and entertaining motivational speaker both in formal engagements but also withing her own community. Karen is a member of and an ambassador for the Caravan and Motorhome Club, she enjoys hosting forums, making specialist campsite cooking videos and blogging for the club. Karen also enjoys hosting baking workshops both in classroom situations but now more often via Zoom. Karen is always keen to encourage everyone to step up, reach out and try life outside of the comfort zone.