Venue: Gracefield Gardens Health & Social Care Centre
2-8 Gracefield Gardens
London SW16 2ST
Tel: 020 3049 5030
Enjoy this fun family space with workshops for kids, cupcakes galore, tasters, nibbles, art installations, books, massage and free tea and more.
Outside the Odeon Streatham High Road and Pendennis Rd SW16
Feast on mouth-watering bites to tickle the taste buds, plus a fab farmers market where you’ll be able to pick up fresh ingredients for those sumptuous dinners or ninja quick suppers.
Children’s Workshops at the Food Fair:
• Plant Workshop with Tom & Amelia: 11.30am, 1.30pm and 3.30pm
• PieCakes: Cake Decoration with Piecakes: 11.30am and 2.30pm
• Art Chaos: Get the kids engaged and enthralled in the Festival Arts. Chaos Art Club will be running two workshops where children, young and not so young can enjoy, create and take away Mono Prints using food as their art medium. Workshops: 12.30pm and 2.00pm. Entry: £1 donation.
• Big Yellow Cakes: Cake Decorating with Hugh and the guys from Big Yellow
In celebration of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee we are calling all cake decorating enthusiasts to get regally creative and decorate a cake fit for
a queen. Cakes will be judged by Streatham Business Award winner,
Rachel Hill from Rachelle’s’ Bespoke Cakes. All cakes must arrive at the judging arena in Gracefield Gardens by 2.00pm on 24th March.
Watch local chef Martin O’Brien from Nineteen and chef Michael
Okai from Across Continent duke it out on Streatham High Road to be crowned Streatham Food Festival Chef of the Year.
Don’t miss your chance to watch, cheer and taste the dishes that they will prepare for you in the hope of getting your vote.
Eat n’ Tweet for twitter-lovers: follow us on @StreathamFood for a yummy competition and join The Festival Scavenger Hunt perfect for Game-Players.
There is a special Festival Hunt on the 24th March. Search and scan for our festival QR code clues dotted around town. Great prizes to be won!
Friends of Streatham Common are calling for keen bakers to compete in their cake bake-off. Just turn up at the Rookery before 2.00pm with your all time favourite home-made cake and the crown could be yours. Open to all.
22 Ellora Road, SW16 6JF.
0208 835 8333
Could you beat the current world pie eating champion Neil Collier? Those crazy guys at the Earl Ferrers are holding a pie eating contest so now is your chance to try. It will be fun whether you participate or watch. If the stop watch is pressed before 23.91 seconds you’ll know that
Streatham has a new record holder. Good luck
Woodlawns Centre, 16 Leigham Court Road, SW16 2PJ
There is such a thing as a free lunch or in this case a Surplus Food Supper. Transition Streatham & The People’s Kitchen invites you to Bring a bottle and come and cook for your supper at a fun and informative open cooking session on Sunday, 25 March 2012 at Woodlawns Centre.
You’ll make a shared meal with food donated by local businesses such as Maitri Natural Health Centre, Thompson’s Deli, Co-Op, Fish Tale, Mediterranean Food Centre, Best Before and As Nature Intended. After supper there will be a round table discussion on local and sustainable food and how to minimise food-waste.
3pm to 6:30pm – Open Cooking Session
7pm to 7:45pm – Shared Supper
7:45pm to 8:30 – Speakers and discussion
Places are limited to approx. 15 participants at the cooking session. £3
individual or £5 family. For information/reservations contact: email@example.com
426-428 Streatham High Rd, SW16 3PX
020 8764 3985
Bring the kids for an interactive pizza making workshop. Lots of smiles and a bonus is that it’ll get the little ones interested in making their own pizzas in the future. Two fun filled sessions at 1pm and 3pm.
Woodlawns Centre, 16 Leigham Court Road, SW16 2PJ.
A Cookery Course combined with exhibition and spoken word – just 5
minutes from Streatham Hill train station. Full course for 6 students £20 per person, plus 6 dine-only guests £10 per person.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to book.
114 Greyhound Lane, SW16 5RN
This new Polish restaurant is charming, intriguing and a must if you want to experience modern home-made Polish food for the first time. During festival week owner Kriss will host a special festival supper club where you are invited to experience your first taste of a delicious four course menu. Each course is accompanied by a fruit flavoured vodka shot.
Book in adv. 07988 665 332.
A writing workshop exploring the senses of smell and taste How can you describe a flavour or scent effectively? When writing fiction, how can smells and flavours be used to evoke atmosphere?. How can the awareness of these senses help to define characters? For all adults with an interest in writing… and food! Join Cherry Potts of Arachne Press, author of Mosaic of Air and Tales Told Before Cockcrow.
For 2 hours of exploration, bring along plenty of paper and pens.
Bocca Restaurant ,14 High Parade, Streatham High Road, SW16 1EX.
Reserve your place at £5: 020 8677 3646
If there is one thing the super-friendly staff at Bocca know how to do well it’s how to make perfect pasta. Now’s your chance to learn the tricks of the trade in their pasta making masterclass: how to make the perfect pasta dough, how to create different shapes and fillings and best of all, a chance to sample different pasta nibbles.
The Railway pub close to Streatham Common station has a new management and a new attitude. Who says nothing happens down this end of town? Enjoy their great day out including a Farmers Market, Craft Fair and Independent Ale Festival. There’ll be lots to see, do, eat and drink.
102 Streatham High Road London SW16 1BW
Secret Supper for the Girls
Call 0208 769 1266 to book
Fancy some me time with a difference?
Premier salon and spa Princess Cuts invite you to an ultimate ‘me evening’. There’ll be champagne and nibbles but more importantly you’ll be treated like the Princess you are. Choose 3 treatments from an ‘A la Carte Menu’ including Express Facial, Fish Pedicure, mini manicure, head massage and lots more.