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BBC GOOD FOOD ANNOUNCE FIRST-EVER FOOD & DRINK FESTIVAL IN THE TOWER OF LONDON’S ICONIC DRY MOAT

COME ‘FEAST’ IN THE MOAT THIS SEPTEMBER WITH MICHELIN CHEFS TOM KERRIDGE, MICHEL ROUX JR AND ELIZABETH HAIGH 

Prepare to have your taste-buds tangled, tickled and well and truly trampled at brand new BBC Good Food’s Feast this September #feastinthemoat. The three day feasting goldmine, brought to you by River Street Events and BBC Good Food, will take place in the moat that surrounds the iconic Tower of London from 22 – 24 September 2017.

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Hosting up to 200 cutting-edge food and drink companies sourced from all over the world the festival has something for young families, urban food lovers and cocktail connoisseurs alike – from mouth-watering Churros to samphire flavoured British Gin and from luscious Australian olive oils to immunity-boosting breads.

Live cookery demonstrations, masterclasses, tutored tastings, street food and live music are just some of the activities taking place over the three day foodie showcase. The daily line-up will eature:

–         The ‘Feast’ Kitchen – will be the place to see live cooking demos with rising stars and well-established chefs including Yottam Ottolenghi and Sebby Holmes

–         Cutting edge ‘Pop-up’ restaurants scoured from all corners of the London food scene

–         On-trend street food

–         Up to 200 food and drink brands and artisan producers

–         Le Cordon Bleu Skills Schoolcuisine and patisserie masterclasses

–         BBC Good Food Stage –live interviews and demos hosted by the BBC Good Food cookery team

–         Feast Workshops – a steak workshop with Ginger Pig and The Jones Family Project and cocktail masterclasses with The Rolling Drinks Trolley as well as a naked cake decorating workshop

–         Book signings

Set to be London’s – and the UK’s – most recognisable new food and drink festivals, Feast has brought together tastes from far and wide, to showcase their talents. Here are a few not to be missed…

–       Blacks Cheese, creating cheeses in a range of peculiar flavours the Shropshire-based company describe themselves as ‘a rather bonkers band of Cheese makers, lovers and eaters’ – come try Sticky Toffee, Rioja, Irish Whisky and Jalapeno flavours on offer…

–       Conker Spirit offer Dry Gin from Dorset using British wheat spirit, New Forest spring water and 10 botanicals. The botanicals include some distinctively Dorset-inspired flavours such as Gorse Flowers, Samphire and Elderberries.

–       Winning 11th ‘best new cookbook of 2016’ Miso Tasty will be setting up a delicious stand showcasing the best from founder Bonnie Chung’s, noodle kits, soups and pastes to create Japanese-inspired snacks and easy-to-make meals.

–       Combining the classic style of NY delicatessens with authentic flavours from around the world The New York Delhi Company is the home of premium snacks and the ‘world deli taste’.

–       Ever wanted to eat bread without feeling heavy and tired? Pure Nature will be offering Healthy bread, baked without flour or yeast. Boasting to increase energy levels and slow down the ageing process combined with Himalayan salts for flavour.

Tom Kerridge comments, “I’m so looking forward to BBC Good Food’s Feast at the Tower of London. Firstly because it’s at the Tower of London, secondly because it’s in the moat, and thirdly, because there will be loads of street food, artisan producers and great chefs!” 

Laura Biggs, MD of River Street Events, says, “Our partnership with Historic Royal Palaces goes from strength to strength. Our August and December Festivals at Hampton Court Palace are firmly placed on the festival calendar attracting jointly over 37,000 people last year. The progression to the Tower of London is so exciting and we feel truly privileged to run an event at one of London’s most famous landmarks. The location, the backdrop and the content will give young, urban food lovers the chance to indulge their love of food and drink within this unique 900 year old royal palace”

James Malarkey, Head of Visitor and Commercial Services at Historic Royal Palaces at the Tower of London commented, “The BBC Good Food Festivals at Hampton Court Palace have been a great success. Historic Royal Palaces is pleased that the Tower of London will host the next food festival. The moat is a stunning space for the launch of Feast”.

BBC Good Food's FEAST masterclass

Ticket prices:

£18 for full day entry on Friday & Sunday

£20 Saturday full day entry

£10 evening only tickets available on Friday from 4pm until 8pm

Tickets do not include access to the Tower of London

Visit www.bbcgoodfoodshow.com for the latest updates

For more information please contact:

feast@fourrain.com / 020 3697 4200

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