Streatham Food Festival 2014

27 May, 2014

Written by: Campaigns Team

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The fifth annual food festival takes place between Thursday 5 June and Sunday 8 June, celebrating the fantastic variety of cultures in Streatham with foodie fun for the whole family.

Thai dish, photo courtesy of Streatham Food Festival

Over the course of four days the Streatham Food Festival will be showcasing Streatham’s vibrant food scene and giving you the chance to try some of the best places to eat and drink in South London.

Streatham Food Tour, Thursday 5 June – Saturday 7 June

Take a food tour of the world in Streatham over three days, with taster menus available in 29 local restaurants and cuisines ranging from Turkish to Indian, Ghanaian to Thai. With dishes priced at just £2-£5 each, the tour provides the perfect opportunity to try a wide range of foods without breaking the bank.

Sunday Food Fair, Sunday 8 June

The Sunday Food Fair returns to Streatham Green with a fantastic range of food and drink, face painting, live music, an interactive art installation, advice on healthy eating and live cooking demos in the demonstration tent. It promises to be a fabulous day of food, fun and community.

And much more …

The food festival is about more than just consuming, there are also many events throughout the festival covering healthy eating, food growing and sustainability.

In addition to the events above, the festival line-up also includes:

  • Food Growing Sessions with the Lambeth GP Food Coop (FREE)
  • Bakery and food growing sessions at local schools: Hitherfield Primary and St Andrew’s Primary School
  • Victorian Cooking Class at Streatham Common Community Garden (FREE but booking required)
  • Sutton Community Farm’s VegBox Dinner
  • Coping with fussy eaters help session (FREE but booking required)
  • As well as a charity cake sale, festival supperclub, BBQs, challenges and more.

Festival director Pauline Milligan said, “we’re also delighted to once again support the community to become healthier and more sustainable through our festival programme, I’m particularly happy to be supporting food growing in local primary schools.”

More Information

Festival programmes have been distributed to homes across Streatham. If for any reason you haven’t received yours they are also available in many cafés & restaurants as well as the Streatham Tate Library.

Full details are also available on the Streatham Food Festival website

Ways to get involved

If you love the Streatham Food Festival and want to get involved as a volunteer there is still time. They are particularly looking for volunteers to promote the Streatham Food Tour from 5 – 7 June, as a ‘Food Tour Guide’.

For full details, including how to get in touch, please see the Streatham Food Festival volunteer page.

Lambeth Volunteer Month

We’ve designated the whole of June as volunteering month here in Lambeth. There are many wonderful opportunities available throughout the borough in a wide range of groups and skills. We will be highlighting just some of these throughout the month.

If you would like to get more involved with your local community or are looking for volunteers please go to our  Do the Right Thing pages or Twitter hashtag #volunteermonth

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