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Jamie Oliver's Inaugural Day of Action 19th May

Close to 500 Cities across 43 Countries to mark Inaugural Day of Action on May 19, 2012

Responding to Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution campaign, 800,000 people across the globe have signed the petition to ask for better food education and better health prospects. Among the supporters are celebrities like Jennifer Aniston, Sir Elton John, Robert Downey Jr., Justin Bieber, Orlando Bloom and many more...

The Laverstoke Park Field to Fork Festival

Laverstoke Park Farm’s Field to Fork Festival, in association with Sainsbury’s is a fantastic day out for all the family with lots to do for all ages together. From foodie workshops and farm tours to the British BBQ Championships featuring 20 of the UK’s most renowned restaurants battling it out on the coals to impress feared food critics it is a day not to be missed by food lovers!

Not only do visitors get a rare insight into Laverstoke Park which is in Overton, Hampshire, with tours of the farm there are chef demos including James Martin, workshops in butter making, bread making, cheese and ale matching, ice-cream making, wine tasting and much more… Visitors can also see how Laverstoke make their beautiful mozzarella, take in the local producers food market, go on a walk through the ancient woodlands and listen to the story teller you will find there, see sheepdog displays, meet the pigs, sheep, chickens and buffalos, get involved in the barn dancing and live music, plus many kids activities...

Discover Your Perfect Cocktail at a Grey Goose Event

Grey Goose is labelled as the world’s best tasting vodka and this summer it’s bringing an innovative campaign to London, aimed at helping cocktails lovers to select a drink that is perfectly to their taste.

Every person has a unique taste profile, with a different reaction to each of the five elements of taste: sweet, sour, salty, bitter and umami. In the same way that coffee drinkers know whether they like their latte ‘extra hot’, ‘skinny’ or ‘triple shot’, Grey Goose aims to give cocktail drinkers just the right vocabulary and understanding they need to be able to discover a cocktail that is just right for them...

The Draft House crosses the river to Fitzrovia

Charlie McVeigh’s Draft House has finally crossed the river, securing a fifth site on the smoking hot corner of Charlotte Street & Goodge Street. The former Northumberland Arms, at 43 Goodge Street W1, has been watering Fitzrovians since the early 1800s.

The Draft House will open in July and aims to continue that tradition, dispensing the very finest cask and keg beers, accompanied by established Draft House classics such as foot-long scratchings and hamburger specials The Yolk, The Smoke and The Poke...

African Volcano supports Habitat for Humanity

Award-winning Master Chef of Great Britain, Grant Hawthorne, has launched his own-label African Volcano Peri Peri sauces and marinades here in the United Kingdom. At present there are two lines: the Peri Peri marinade and the Peri Peri sauce.

Cape Town-born Mr Hawthorne will be donating 30 pence from every bottle sold to the initiatives of Habitat for Humanity in South Africa, to assist in their work, predominantly with the Youth Build. 

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