Food & Drink

Heligan Harvest: a taste of our heritage


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With the traditional principles of farming, food provenance, sustainability, taste and seasonality at the forefront of our culinary being; we once again invite you to join us this Harvest to celebrate the fruition of the gardening year and share a taste of our heritage.

This year’s Heligan Harvest has a cornucopia of events lined up and sees the home of the ‘Finest Productive Garden’ in Britain celebrating its gardening year in traditional style, culminating in two incredible Feast Nights! Read more »

Permaculture Design Certificate Course 2018: Ecuador


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Get certified in Permaculture in the legendary “valley of longevity” – Vilcabamba, Ecuador in a course that integrates Andino indigenous traditions with the most current trends in Permaculture.

This course is for people who want to learn to design for sustainability, and create integrated holistic designs that produce on-going high yields. For your garden or farm, but also for your non-profit organization, business or social group. Read more »

London Greek Wine Festival


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Calling all Mediterranean vinophiles – the only exclusive Greek wine event of its kind in the UK – returns for a third year. Brought to you by Theodore Kyriakou and the team at the Greek Larder, expect more wines, guest speakers, wine walks, producers & importers, as the festival continues to grow in its third year. Read more »

Meeting and Making Fire

10/10/2017 10:00
10/10/2017 17:00

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A day of fire making & connection.

Making a fire successfully every time, whatever the weather. Develop a deeper connection with fire.

A day of deep discovery of the art and practice of fire in the woods of the Heathercombe Estate. Starting with the basics of what type of kindling and wood - you will be shown how to light the fire with matches, lighter, steel spark and bowdrill and keep it going.

Deepen your connection with fire and yourself through this beautiful process, which will include some elemnets fo ceremony. Read more »

The Chocolate Show


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For the fifth anniversary edition, the UK’s biggest celebration of our favourite sweet treat returns to Olympia from 13-15th October. Attracting over 20,000 chocolate fans and foodies, the event showcases chocolate in all its forms, from bars and bakes to desserts, patisserie, ice cream and truffles. Read more »

National Countryside Week 2017


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National Countryside Week is The Prince’s Countryside Fund’s annual awareness week and will take place from Monday 31st July to Sunday 6th August. Every year the campaign aims to raise awareness and celebrate the values of the countryside. In previous years activity has included Walk a Country Mile and encouraging members of the public to pack a picnic in support of the countryside.

The campaign objectives are to:

  • Celebrate the countryside and the people who live and work there.

Neuroenological Tasting: The Grand Cork Experiment


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Wine lovers have reason to cheers this summer as world-renowned multi-sensory food architects and experience design studio Bompas & Parr launches a collaboration with the Portuguese Cork Association for an immersive wine-tasting experience like no other.

Visitors are invited to take part in Neuroenological Tasting: The Grand Cork Experiment, a ground breaking trial to test how the sounds, aromas and sensations associated with opening a wine bottle trigger our brains and influence our taste buds. Read more »

FairWild Week


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Whether in medicine, cosmetics, food or drink, wild plant ingredients are everywhere. Yet, despite their increasing use, consumer awareness concerning the origin and sustainability of wild plants is still very low. Read more »

Transition West Gateshead Local Food Festival

15/07/2017 12:00
15/07/2017 16:00

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Urban Food Fortnight: Get Connected 2017

17/07/2017 15:00
17/07/2017 18:00

Event Description

On 17 July, London Food Link is bringing together the capital’s enterprising food growers and small-batch producers with sustainable chefs to Get Connected for Urban Food Fortnight 2017

To inspire you, you will hear success stories from enterprising community food growers in London Food Link's Capital Growth network, small-batch food and drink producers, and ethical eateries that have taken part in previous years.

You will also have the chance to hear from, and chat with, food enterprise experts. Read more »

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