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Be inspired & get involved

With cooking demos, talks, walks and workshops from a guided foraging walk around the farm, wine making at home to creating the perfect samosa.  All ages can get involved and be inspired by the people who make, grow, cook and write about good food and drink in and around the London Borough of Enfield.  

Festival tickets can be booked in advance here but workshops will be signed up for at the Festival and allocated on a first come, first serve basis -  so arrive early to avoid disappointment!

For details of food fun for the young ones click here.

Please note: our line up continues to grow and so there may be unavoidable timing changes for activities, please check on the day if there's something you are particularly wanting to attend.   

Downloadable version of line up here.

 

SUNDAY

11:30AM

IN THE ORCHARD

Pete Brown - Sunday morning conversation

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Join the Orchard volunteers and Forty Hall Farm's co-ordinator, Kate McGeevor in the Community Orchard as they chat with Pete Brown, acclaimed author of The Apple Orchard as he shares a little of the history, magic and folklore of our most familiar fruit, the apple.

https://www.petebrown.net

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11:50 AM 

PUNJABI SHACK'S STALL

Meet the Producer: Punjabi Shack, make samosas!

Join Punjabi Shack at their streetfood stall where they will be sharing the secrets of creating authentic, delicious samosas. 

https://www.facebook.com/punjabi.shack

12:00PM and 1:00PM

FORAGING FARM WALKS 

London Wild Fruits - Foraging walks

Walk around the Forty Hall estate and learn about the many edible wild plants and fungi that grow all around us.   Sign up at entrance - limited places.

https://www.facebook.com/londonwildfruits/

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12:00 - 2:00PM 

VINEYARD WORKSHOP

Holtwhites Bakery - Make Pizza in the cob oven

Join head baker Richard Copsey as he creates pizza in the wood fired cob oven to sample and find out how they create their top notch base!

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http://www.holtwhitesbakery.co.uk/

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12:20 PM 

MAIN STAGE - DEMO BARN

Ruth Nieman - Author

The Galilean Kitchen

Ruth introduces us to the unique spices and flavours of Arabic home cooking from Israel's Northern Galilee, that feature in her cookbook.

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http://www.israelgoodfoodguide.com

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12:15PM - 1:00PM

ORCHARD 

Apple pressing demonstration

Join the Forty Hall Community Orchard volunteers as they press apples into juice, the traditional way.

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12:30PM 

VINEYARD

Vineyard Tour

A tour of Forty Hall Vineyard, London's only commercial vineyard and producer of award winning wines. Meet at the main stage - Demo Barn

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12:30PM -4.30PM

DRINKS YARD

Charles Morris Jazzmen

Accompany you while you eat and drink!

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1:00PM

MAIN STAGE - DEMO BARN

Tarunima Sinha

Tarunima Sinha of My Little Cake Tin shares her top tips for using edible flowers in baking and creating show stopping flower decorations.

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http://www.mylittlecaketin.co.uk/

1:45PM

MAIN STAGE - DEMO BARN

Andrew Dargue & Marc Joseph of Vanilla Black

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Creative cooking with seasonal, local produce from the chefs at one of London's most exciting, experimental vegetarian /vegan restaurants.  No mushroom risotto or halloumi kebabs here...

https://www.vanillablack.co.uk/

2:15PM 

VINEYARD WORKSHOP

Ruth Nieman - The Galilean Kitchen

Join Ruth for a workshop in the glorious setting of Forty Hall vineyard as she shows us how to prepare "Ale Gefen", Arabic stuffed vine leaves.  

http://www.israelgoodfoodguide.com

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2:30PM - 3PM

ORCHARD 

Apple Pressing Demonstration

Join the Forty Hall Community Orchard volunteers as they press apples into juice, the traditional way

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2:30 PM 

MAIN STAGE - DEMO BARN

Pete Brown - The Miracle Brew

Award winning author, broadcaster and drink specialist Pete Brown entertains and shares some fascinating facts about the history of beer

https://www.petebrown.net/

3:00 - 4:30PM 

IN THE VINEYARD

London Wild Fruits

Wild wine-making workshop

Drop in and learn how to make your own wine at home, from foraged fruit, flowers, leaves or even vegetables. Hands on workshop covering the method and theory of wine fermentation. With Ru Keniwan of London Wild Fruits.  Sign up at entrance to Festival - 20 places 

https://www.facebook.com/londonwildfruits/

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3:15PM 

 DEMO BARN

Kimchi  Making Workshop

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Emma-Louise Follows of Eat Live hosts a kimchi making workshop for you to create your own to take home in a  jar!  Approx 30 minutes Read our 'meet the producer' chat with Emma- Louise here

Sign up at the Eat Live stall

http://www.eatlive.co.uk/

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4:00PM 

MAIN STAGE - DEMO BARN

Jason Sutton - New River Restaurant

Jason Sutton of local supper club New River Restaurant  shares old and new techniques for slow cooking meat.

http://www.newriverrestaurant.com

 
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MONDAY

 

 

https://www.madamezucchini.co.uk/

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IN THE MARKET 

Marvello the Psychic Squirrel

Our favourite clairvoyant rodent will be fortune telling with the mystic power of cheese!

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11:30 AM 

IN THE MARKET

Punjabi Shack - Make Samosas!

Join Seeta from Punjabi Shack at their stall where they will be sharing the secrets of creating authentic, delicious samosas. 

https://www.facebook.com/punjabi.shack

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11:45AM

MAIN STAGE - DEMO BARN

Wise up to waste! 

Top tips for reducing your food waste at home with the North London Waste Authority

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12:00PM 

VINEYARD

Vineyard Tour

Join the Vineyard volunteers for a tour of the award winning Forty Hall Vineyard.  London's only commercial vineyard.  Meet at the main stage - Demo Barn

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12:15PM

MAIN STAGE - DEMO BARN

Meet the producer: Dalston's Cola -

The art of making real cola

Dalston's Cola say no to middle-of-the road soda! They create their craft drinks up the road in Dalston, East London with real ingredients and heaps of integrity.  Hear their story.

https://dalstons.com

12:30PM 

VINEYARD WORKSHOP

Ruth Nieman - The Galilean Kitchen

Join Ruth for a workshop in the glorious setting of Forty Hall vineyard as she shows us how to prepare "Ale Gefen", Arabic stuffed vine leaves.  

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http://www.israelgoodfoodguide.com

 

12:45PM

MAIN STAGE - DEMO BARN

Christine Smallwood

No glut no glory: Italian courgette recipes

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Christine Smallwood is a food and travel writer, member of Guild of Food Writers who has written extensively on   Italy.  She'll be cooking up using the Farm's current summer glut of courgettes to cook up a couple of her favourite Italian recipes.

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http://appetiteforitaly.com/

1:00PM to 2:30PM

IN THE ORCHARD

Still life illustration drop -in workshop

Whatever your ability, drop in and join illustrator Jon Dixon for some still life drawing with veg-based inks 

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https://www.instagram.com/jon.dixon/

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1:30PM

MAIN STAGE - DEMO BARN

Tom Green's Old Bloke's Kitchen

Tom gets frazzled

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Craftsman Tom Green takes cooking from scratch to another level. When he makes a bacon sandwich it involves curing, baking and making the griddle pan to cook it in.   He'll be showing us how he frazzles his bacon into popcorn!

https://tomgreencraft.com/

2:15PM 

MAIN STAGE - DEMO BARN

Natalie Coleman - Masterchef Winner

Farm to Fork :  Ultimate Sausage Roll

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Back by popular demand!  Masterchef 2013 winner Natalie Coleman will be using the farm's produce to make a British picnic classic, the sausage roll

 https://nataliecolemanchef.co.uk/

3:00PM

MAIN STAGE - DEMO BARN

Chris Honor  -

Chef  and owner ChrisKitch

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Chris Honor knows how to make big flavours. He'll be  preparing a dish with his trademark mix of vibrant flavours and taste combinations, using super fresh seasonal ingredients.  

ttps://www.chriskitch.com/

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3:50 PM

MAIN STAGE - DEMO BARN

Crayfish Bob - Urban Food Hero

The brilliant Crayfish Bob has made it his mission to save our Thames waterways by trapping and catching the crayfish that are plaguing them - he also creates delicious food with them and his crayfish pop up supper clubs are legendary!  Come and hear his story and sample his delicious crayfish.

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http://crayfishbob.co.uk/

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4:30PM

Festival Closing with Das Brass

Live music from this high energy, funked up North London 8 piece brass band to close the Festival! 

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SUNDAY AND MONDAY  - ENTERTAINMENT

Madame Zucchini

Entertains with vegetable inspired fun - theatre and craft activities

https://www.madamezucchini.co.uk/

IN THE MARKET 

Marvello the Psychic Squirrel

Our favourite clairvoyant rodent will be fortune telling with the mystic power of cheese!