Taste of Gulbenkian Festival

14 Dec 2018

Thu 31 January – Sat 2 February

Join us at Gulbenkian for a fervour of flavour and thought; a fantastic fusion of food and arts that will ignite your senses and inspire your curiosity.

Thu 31 Jan Viva Las Vegans, (Comedy) 7.30pm
Welcome to the world’s first ever Vegan Comedy club. The show is vegan-positive, but everyone is more than welcome to join us for a night of incredible comedy. A special vegan menu will be available on the night too. Headlining is Mock The Week star, Carl Donnelly!

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Fri 1 Feb Land of Hope and Glory, (Film) 7pm
Following on from the success of films such as Earthlings, Land of Hope and Glory was created to look at the problems that affect the UK food industry. The film aims to show the truth behind UK land animal farming by featuring the most up to date investigations as well as never before seen undercover footage, with a total of approximately 100 UK facilities featured throughout the film.

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Sat 2 Feb Taste of Gulbenkian Festival Day!, including:

The Midnight Soup, (Theatre) 12pm & 6pm
A dinner-performance exploring life, death, memory and the passing of time.
Part monologue, part cookery class and part discussion, The Midnight Soup is the love letter of a grandson to his grandmother. It is also an edible memorial, celebrating a life lived to the rhythm of the seasons.

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Taste Talks, 2.30pm & 5pm
Panel discussions and talks around foods. Both sessions covered by one £10 ticket.

Moving Roots and Saving Seeds, 2.30pm
A panel discussion about plants and people, featuring growers and gatherers from the south of England.

Sharing Plates, 5pm
A series of short presentations by cooks and chefs from across Kent.

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