Gorge on good food events at Bristol Food Connections
Get connected and get fed? Sounds good to us. The Bristol Food Connections festival is almost upon us. Taking place from 11-17 June, with a theme of 'time' - there are over 100 events happening and celebrating good food in Bristol. Let's dig in.
Thu 7 Jun 2018
Head down Bristol way over from 11-17 June and you'll find a city overflowing with fabulous food.
Bristol Food Connections brings together pop ups, restaurants, community food projects, growers and producers to showcase what's really special about this city - and there's a lot.
There are over 100 events happening over the week, from foraging and workshops, through to family events, land and growing activities, feasts & festivities, drop into the BFC Hub and read below for our editor's top five event picks.
5 highlights of Bristol Food Connections 2018
- Head to a free recording of BBC Radio 4’s The Food Programme. Considering the future of UK restaurants, this special programme is chaired by Grace Dent and features panellists including Russell Norman (presenter of The Restaurant Man and founder of the Polpo chain of restaurants), Tim Hayward (restaurant critic for the Financial Times), Romy Gill (chef, food writer and restaurateur) and Cyrus Todiwala (chef and restaurateur).
- Join Future: Feast for an immersive culinary event - Uncollective present an immersive and futuristic experience like no other. Spend two mind boggling hours as characters in a dystopian story set 100 years from now. It's billed as 'Star Trek meets Come Dine With Me'.
- Visit Grow Bristol's urban farm. It's a unique vertical indoor farm in a shipping container. Meet the team, taste the crops, and talk with others interested in local, fresh and sustainable food systems in the city.
- Eat at the Summer’s feast with Square Food Foundation & Bristol 24/7. Support the next generation of young chefs in Bristol - this is a one night only fantastic feast, don't wait too long to get involved.
- Get thinking at the Philosophy Breakfast: The Ethics of Global Food Production. This early morning talk will look at the ethics of ethical eating in an unequal world. Join philosopher Julian Baggini and the University of Bristol’s Lydia Medland for an organic brekkie.
Find out more and book tickets for Bristol Food Connections here.