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Cakebook Britain: The People’s Picnic
Distance: 2.1 miles Event: Festivals & Fairs
UPDATE: CAKEBOOK BRITAIN HAS NOW SOLD OUT, WE WILL CONFIRM TODAY IF TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON THE DOOR - PLEASE KEEP CHECKING THE WEBSITE FOR ANY UPDATES.
THE RECENT WEATHER HAS MEANT WE'VE HAD TO MOVE CAKEBOOK BRITAIN TO GATESHEAD INTERNATIONAL STADIUM The new indoor venue has a reduced capacity and we strongly recommend booking in advance to avoid disappointment on the dayParking is limited so please use public transport, Gateshead Stadium Metro is five minutes walk away. Help build the giant, edible map of Great BritainLook out for food stalls, side-shows, live bands, food adventure playground, and heaps more… Come on down to Gateshead International Stadium - with or without a cake - and join in. This year we're proud to announce that Cakebook Britain will be part of the London 2012 Festival. The culmination of the Cultural Olympiad Programme.
To find out more about other events taking place visit the London 2012 Festival website Apart from seeing the map of Great Britain develop, there will be loads of other stuff going on to keep you entertainedDon't miss: Some of our finest local chefs and producers prepare you a lipsmacking plateful. Local primary schools go head-to-head to create a prize-winning sense-sational saladDon't forget to pick up your free salad recipe booklet. Cookery Workshops for Kids - Cooking made fun, and as messy as you like. The Tastes Good Feels Great project returns - Fantastic free food made by amazing people, all recovering from mental health problems, who’ve worked with the EAT! team to discover the pleasure and fun of making and sharing food. Take on the Food Adventure Playground - where food gets seriously fun.
Take the Tunaversity Challenge and help with the giant jigsaws. And don't miss the Great British Boxing Booth - Roll up, roll up! Slip inside the traditional fairground marquee and find magicians, wrestlers, dancers, entertainers… Find out how to lose weight and have your cake and eat it too at the Fat-Loss Feast! Personal trainer, and cook, Joe Sexton will have you jumping for joy. Phew! After all that you’ll want to munch your picnic, lie on the grass and listen to the music… We are still looking for cakebakers to get involvedFind out and sign up at www.cakebook.org UPDATE - due to recent weather conditions Jeremy Deller's Sacrilege will not be at Cakebook Britain