WATCH: The Hairy Bikers film in Scarborough's Market Hall and meet traders and fans

Shoppers in Scarborough got a surprise when TV's Hairy Bikers visited the town's Market Hall today.

Tuesday, 15th September 2020, 3:47 pm

Si King and Dave Myers, aka 'The Hairy Bikers', were filming in the Market Hall where they spent some time chatting to market traders and showing their support for the local businesses by buying some of the fresh produce on offer.

The popular duo's first stop was Solange Bakery, where they spent some time talking to the staff and sampling some of the food.

Jose Tauares, owner of Solange Bakery, said: "It's great, we follow the Hairy Bikers, it's nice to be part of the food community and a great way to advertise small local businesses."

The Hairy Bikers with Colin Hitchcock from All Seasons fruit and vegetables.

The TV chefs, who are well known for their friendly and down to earth manner, made their way around a selection of stalls in the market, stopping from time to time to pose for photographs with fans and onlookers.

Colin Hitchcock, of All Seasons Fruit and Vegetables, said: "We have been fans for years, it is nice to see and meet them."

Penny Beniston, Market superintendent who co-ordinated the visit, said: "It's marvellous, it really helps to put Scarborough on the map."

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