Like big name chefs, barbecues, and the best of British food? Then you’ll love these festivals happening around the UK this summer.
Taste of London – 13–17 June
London’s biggest restaurant-slash-food festival makes a return to Regent’s Park. Already a real who’s-who of London’s restaurant arena, guest appearances from Magnus Nilsson – behind the remote and much pilgrimaged Faviken, Sean Gray – who heads up the kitchen at the revolutionary Momofuku Ko, and Niklas Ekstedt – the bloke who helped make live fire cooking cool again, will show London, as great as it is, still has some tasty things to learn. Expect a knock-out restaurant line-up too – this year’s attendees include Bombay Bustle, Freak Scene, and Duddell’s.
Wilderness – 2-5 August
A festival ostensibly about ‘music’ – whatever that is – the beauty of Wilderness is that it’s not really about headliners and line-ups. Rather, it concerns the discovery or rediscovery of the joys of, well, the wilderness (did you know the countryside isn’t just one big festival space?). Still, we can appreciate a good list when we see one – Café Murano, Som Saa, and Smokestak are just a few who feature.Continue Reading