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Halloween Harvest Festival - 29 / 10 / 2017

Food Chain Fundraising Event

Date: 29 / 10 / 2017

Time: 15:00 - 23:00

Location:

Price: Free

Description: The lovely folks at the Admiral are helping us fundraise by combining Halloween with a traditional Harvest Festival, collecting dry food donations from their customers and providing some Halloween themed entertainment. We need bucket shakers to don green T shirts and help us collect donations. It will run from 3pm until late, so if you can spare a couple of hours to help please let me know. To sign up, email Anna on volunteering@foodchain.org.uk

Bingo Night - Halloween Special 2017 - 31 / 10 / 2017

Food Chain Fundraising Event

Date: 31 / 10 / 2017

Time: 19:00 - 22:00

Location: Acorn House

Price: £5.00

Description: Our ever popular bingo night is back with a special Halloween Theme on 31st October 2017. Join us for a night of ghools and ghosts - Topsie Redfern will be your host as per usual, but will she be a vivacious vampire or a wicked witch. Book here https://mydonate.bt.com/events/foodchainhaloweenbingo

Friday Night @ The Food Chain - 10 / 11 / 2017

Food Chain Fundraising Event

Date: 10 / 11 / 2017

Time: 19:00 - 23:00

Location:

Price: Free

Description: We’re planning a new kind of event in our kitchen – affordable dinners themed and led by volunteers. This first one is going to be led by one of our Lead Cooks, Alice, and it will be themed around a traditional Jewish Friday Night Supper. The idea is to have dinner events in our kitchen which bring together our existing volunteer and supporter base in a fun, sociable environment whilst still raising a bit of extra money for the charity. Cost £25.00 per person Tickets available here: https://grubclub.com/the-food-chain/the-food-chain-friday-night-the-food-chain/21216 Although this is an event we hope many volunteers will want to come along to as diners, we also need a bit of help to put it on! We are in need of 5 or 6 servers and a couple of people on the bar. To sign up, email Anna on volunteering@foodchain.org.uk

Jay Rayner Quartet at Cadogan Hall - 17 / 11 / 2017

Food Chain Fundraising Event

Date: 17 / 11 / 2017

Time: 19:30 - 21:30

Location: Cadogan Hall

Price: £35.00

Description: Restaurant critic, Masterchef judge and long-time jazz pianist Jay Rayner launches his quartet’s first live album A Night of Food and Agony, which brings together songs about food and drink and stories about his mother, agony aunt Claire Rayner. The event promoters have kindly offered the opportunity for The Food Chain to fundraise at the event. We need half a dozen volunteers to help us collect donations at the end of the concert.

Red Run 2017 - 26 / 11 / 2017

Challenge Event

Date: 26 / 11 / 2017

Time: 11:00 - 12:48

Location: Victoria Park, London

Price: £15.00

Description: We are thrilled to be an official event partner at this year's World AIDS day Red Run in Victoria Park. The Red Run aims to raise awareness about HIV and support those living with HIV. Some of our lovely volunteers have already registered and we're gearing up for what will be a fun and enjoyable November run. Join us and get active for World AIDS Day! http://www.redrun.org.uk/

Luxury Chocolate Making Masterclass 2017 - 28 / 11 / 2017

Food Chain Fundraising Event

Date: 28 / 11 / 2017

Time: 12:38 - 12:38

Location: Acorn House, King's Cross

Price: £40.00

Description: Renowned chocolatier Philippa Munro of Tall Tree Chocolate http://www.talltreechocolate.co.uk/ is hosting a chocolate making masterclass at The Food Chain. Philippa will share her techniques for making Chocolate Tarts, Truffles and Brownies, you will make your own to take home or eat on the night if you can’t resist. And as Christmas is just around the corner, you can impress your friends and family with a gift of handmade artisan chocolate treats. The Food Chain is a London based charity that supports people living with HIV through nutrition, and all proceeds from this course go directly to the charity. What you will learn and make on the night: • 2 chocolate tartlets • Handmade truffles • Brownies your way – choose from a variety of ingredients to create your own flavours • How to make a chocolate pastry • Techniques for a ganache • How to hand roll truffles • How to blend your own flavours Cost £40.00 per person – includes a welcome glass of prosecco and chocolate samples; all ingredients and equipment, a box to take your creations home 2 tartlets, truffles and a tray of brownies. The class starts at 18:30pm and will last approximately 90 mins. Tickets: https://www.tabl.com/the-food-chain-cookery-school/event/luxury-chocolate-making-masterclass Skill level: suitable for all

World AIDS Day Supper 2017 - 30 / 11 / 2017

Food Chain Fundraising Event

Date: 30 / 11 / 2017

Time: 19:00 - 23:00

Location: Kitchen @ Acorn House, Gray's Inn Road, London

Price: Free

Description: This year it’s going to be very special as we have Chef Jacob Kenedy who will be cooking a feast in the style of ol’ Louisiana Cajun and Creole food. Our patron Jay Rayner will be your host. Your ticket will include a welcome cocktail and 4 courses from the Deep South …think baked oysters, Cajun spiced quail, crawfish gumbo and classic sweet potato pie. Local boy Jacob was born in Islington and opened his first restaurant, Bocca Di Lupo, with business partner Victor Hugo in 2008 on Soho’s Archer Street. Bocca di Lupo soon became THE place to go, and it might have been the restaurant that started the small plate movement and rejuvenated Italian food in London. Gelupo, a traditional gelateria and delicatessen, located directly opposite Bocca di Lupo, followed in June 2010 and brought some much needed colour to Archer Street. Jacob opened Plaquemine Lock on the banks of Regent’s Canal in 2017 as his first professional digression from Italian food, and his first pub. It serves Cajun and Creole food from Louisiana alongside cocktails, British beers and fine wines. It has already been awarded a Bib Gourmand in the 2018 Michelin Guide. Our pop up fundraising supper evenings held in our kitchen have become extremely popular throughout this year and with Jacob in the kitchen and Jay as your host the evening promises to be very entertaining. Tickets £45.00 click here http://bit.ly/2zelGhT

World AIDS Day Soho Fundraising Pub Crawl - 01 / 12 / 2017

Food Chain Fundraising Event

Date: 01 / 12 / 2017

Time: 18:00 - 23:00

Location: Soho

Price: Free

Description: One of the biggest dates in our calendar, World AIDS Day this year falls on a Friday which means we'll be heading out to Soho en masse, painting the town green! We need lots of lovely volunteers to help us fundraise around the bars and venues, selling red ribbons and spreading the word about The Food Chain and the importance of HIV Awareness. To sign up, email Anna on volunteering@foodchain.org.uk

Christmas Concert Constanza Chorus 2017 - 09 / 12 / 2017

Food Chain Fundraising Event

Date: 09 / 12 / 2017

Time: 19:30 - 21:00

Location: St Marylebone Parish Church

Price: Free

Description: Lead by their dynamic musical director, Joanna Tomlinson, the Constanza Chorus will be fundraising for The Food Chain at their Christmas Concert to be held on Saturday 9th December from 19:30 at St Marylebone Parish Church, Marylebone Road, NW1 5LT As always, we'll need some volunteers to represent The Food Chain at the event, and collect donations. Email volunteering@foodchain.org.uk to sign up

Christmas Carol Singing Constanza Chorus 2017 - 11 / 12 / 2017

Food Chain Fundraising Event

Date: 11 / 12 / 2017

Time: 18:00 - 19:00

Location: Western Courtyard, Devonshire Square, EC4M 2YE

Price: Free

Description: The Constanza Chorus will be fundraising for The Food Chain, singing Christmas Carols in The Western Courtyard, Devonshire Square, EC2M 4YE. We need a few Food Chain volunteers to shake those collection tins between 18:00 and 19:00 on Monday 11th December 2017. Email volunteering@foodchain.org.uk to sign up!