All welcome to celebrate local food, cooking and feasting right in the heart of Tooting on Saturday 16th from 11:00 to 5:00, at the combined venues of the hall at Mushkil Aasaan 220 – 222 Upper Tooting Road, SW17 7EW and in Hereward Road next door.
Foodival music update:
The Sound Lounge has put together a fantastic programme for the Foodival Music Stage in Hereward Road. Thank you so much! Here it is:
12:00 Hannah White singer-songwriter
12:30 Jess Spink on keys, with a guitarist
1:00 Easy Skanking duo acoustic Ska favourites
1:30 Grenville & Fleur mandolin & fiddle duo
2:00 Artists from The Balham Ukulele Society with a mix of
traditional and contemporary favourites
3:00 Maisie Johnson singer-songwriter
Foodival families update:
Looking across the activities, there are many attractive highlights for families, children and young people. In particular, blending creativity, food, nature and crafts:
11:30 – 1:15 The YUM-JAM is for families & children. The place for children to play with food!
Yum-Jam is a workshop plus performance for children which mimics creating a magical dish from fascinating ingredients. With Andres & Emily
. More info in this post
💓 Tooting’s Insects Need Your Love workshop exploring what’s all around us in Tooting 1:00-1:45 with Chuck
🐞 Making Ladybird Houses workshop making houses which you can take away 1:45-2:30 with Nicola
😲 Observation hive of thousands of bees plus local honey. All day long, with Richard
And more Crafts – adults can of course join these too (times tbc):
🎨 Painting the big planters with Jeni
🌵 Making a textile cactus to take home, with Nikki
And more workshops on Growing, for older children & families:
💚More Plants for Free! Taking cuttings to increase your plants. 12:00-12:45 with Dermot
👽The amazing power of worms Composting 2:00-2:45 with Martin
Update on donating your local produce:
We look forward to an amazing selection – some we have heard about, and some will be a surprise. Don’t be shy, we’d love to celebrate what you have grown whether you are a beginner or an expert!
Donation times are 5:00pm to 9:00pm at Mushkil Aasaan on Friday 15th Sept, and on Saturday morning from 10:00 to 11:00.
Donations go to the Top Tooting Cook Competition (please enter! Details here
) and to the Big Feast on Saturday.