3 Post/s by Tag: Festival

Jamie Oliver’s Big Feastival Food Round Up

12 Jul 2011

What a nice day out it was at Jamie Oliver’s Big Feastival in Clapham Common the other weekend. I thought it was a great concept which combined food, music and markets – all my favourite things about London. This had the potential to be my idea of the perfect festival!

Pit Smoked Barbecue Pulled Pork Shoulder and Slaw from Barbecoa

Pit Smoked Barbecue Pulled Pork Shoulder and Slaw from Barbecoa

Dishes from the pop up restaurants required payment in the form of one token per dish, on sale at £5 each. Sadly these tiny raffle ticket-like stubs caused a bit of heartbreak right from the start as we instantly misplaced one. There goes a fiver down the drain! We had to console ourselves with the fact that I’d been lucky enough to win tickets to the festival in a competition from Taste of London, which at least got us free entry. (more…)

Taste of London 2011 Round Up

20 Jun 2011

Every Summer the Taste of London food festival takes place over 4 days in Regents Park. It is by far one of my most favourite festivals and in the past five years, rain or shine, I’ve not missed a single one! This year we managed to survive the recent damp weather relatively unscathed except for a few muddy puddles.

Taste of London

We attended on Sunday, the final day of the festival and also the day with the longest session lasting from 12 – 5pm, allowing us more time for eating, drinking, browsing and general enjoyment! We’d purchased VIP tickets so after a quick glass of complimentary champers in the BA VIP Tent, we set off ready to eat! (more…)

The London Coffee Festival – a caffeine sugar-coated wonderland

12 Apr 2011

Bottomless coffee and a sugar-fest free-for-all. Welcome to the jittery joy of the London Coffee Festival! This ticketed event which took place over the weekend at The Old Truman Brewery on Brick Lane was the first of it’s kind in London with 100% of ticket sales going to Project Waterfall. I’ve despaired over the state of London coffee many times in the past, but I like to think this festival is a step in the right direction.

London Coffee Festival

One mighty fine flat white from Allpress