Organisers of the British Pie Awards say a record number of entries have been put forward for this years ceremony.
More than 100 judges are taking part in the event. Photo: NEMM
The British Pie Awards, which are held in St Mary's Church in Melton Mowbray, have received 976 entries.
Judges are working to find the Supreme Champion among over 900 entries. Photo: NEMM
The Melton Mowbray Pork Pie Association who host the awards have said this year's entries included a kangaroo, ale and Tasmanian pepperberry pie, a Christmas dinner pie and a rhubarb and custard pie.
There will be a Champion in each of the classes who will receive a trophy and certificate. Photo: NEMM
Judges from all over the country are judging the pies at a special judging ceremony being held in St. Mary's Church in the town.
A selection of pies being judged on Wednesday in St. Mary's Church. Photo: NEMM
The Supreme Champion will be announced at an invite only event on Friday.