Wa-hey! Telly's Keith Chegwin gets annual oyster festival hopping

Television presenter Keith Chegwin got festivities underway at the 25th annual Oyster Festival at Guy's Thatched Hamlet.

Saturday, 3rd September 2016, 1:54 pm
Updated Saturday, 3rd September 2016, 3:31 pm
Oyster and Guinness Festival at Guy's Thatched Hamlet in Bilsborrow. Celebrity guest Keith Chegwin officially opens the festival by eating the first osyer, presented by chef Nicola Madera, with Guy's owner Roy Wilkinson (left) and Master of Ceremonies Darrel Edwards. PIC BY ROB LOCK 2-9-2016

The former Swap Shop star was on hand on Friday to kick start the festivities at the popular festival, which runs until Sunday at the Bilsborrow attraction.

The festival is celebrating its 25th year and more than 7,000 people are expected to attend over the weekend and more than 1,500 oysters consumed.

See next week for a picture spread from the event.

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Oyster and Guinness Festival at Guy's Thatched Hamlet in Bilsborrow. Guests line up for their first oyster PIC BY ROB LOCK 2-9-2016
Oyster and Guinness Festival at Guy's Thatched Hamlet in Bilsborrow. Guests line up for their first oyster PIC BY ROB LOCK 2-9-2016