Find foodie events, workshops and farmers’ markets taking place in and around Kingston and Richmond this March with our guide to food stuff…
ST. PATRICK’S DAY DINNER & DANCE / MARCH 15 / LONDON WELSH RUGBY CLUB, RICHMOND
Enjoy the craic of St. Patrick’s Day with this The Richmond Irish Networks annual charity dinner and dance, held at London Welsh Rugby Club. Enjoy a welcome drinks reception, followed by a three-course sit-down meal and live music from Sugar T and The Swells. All money raised on the night will be donated to The Vineyard Community Centre in Richmond, to support the local homeless community.
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SURBITON FARMERS’ MARKET / MARCH 16 / MAPLE ROAD, SURBITON
From gourmet game to freshly-baked bread and cakes, find an array of fantastic food and drink produce at Surbiton’s monthly farmers’ market. Browse and buy from 26 stalls selling tasty treats for the week ahead, and make this shopping experience a regular date in the diary.
For more information, visit www.surbitonfarmersmarket.co.uk
WINE TASTING: PINO NOIR VS NERELLO MASCALESE / MARCH 23 / PETERSHAM NURSERIES, RICHMOND
Hosted by Petersham Cellar, take part in this interactive tasting of different Italian wines this March. In a battle between north and south, discover the delights of Pino Nero grown in Northern Italy, and Nerello Mascalese, grown in the South. Cheese, charcuterie, bread and oil will be provided throughout the tasting.
For more information, visit www.petershamnurseries.com
MOTHER’S DAY AFTERNOON TEA / MARCH 25 – 29 / HAM HOUSE AND GARDEN
Looking for ideas for Mothering Sunday? Treat Ma to a spot of afternoon tea at the scenic site of Ham House and Garden. Sample cakes, bakes and scones infused with herbs from the kitchen garden of Ham House, and enjoy a twist on the traditional afternoon tea experience.
For more information, visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk
NAKED GROUSE’S AROUND THE BLEND / MARCH 27 / THE BISHOP, KINGSTON
Think you know your bourbon? For an evening’s education into this alternative whisky drink, head for The Bishop in Kingston for a masterclass in malt-mixology. Learn about the art of blending – as well as sampling some drops of the good stuff.
For more information, visit www.thebishopkingston.co.uk
AN EVENING WITH TOM KERRIDGE / APRIL 4 / TWICKENHAM STADIUM
For one night only, celebrity Chef Tom Kerridge will be taking over the kitchen at Twickenham Stadium’s Gate Restaurant. Feast on a five-course meal, enjoy a cocktail and canape reception and enjoy a Q&A session with Tom, hosted by ex-England rugby legend, Kyran Bracken MBE.
For more information, visit www.twickenhamstadium.com
BOTTOMLESS BRUNCH / HARBOUR HOTEL, RICHMOND
Fancy meeting with friends for some Bottomless Brunch? Sounds good, doesn’t it? Taking place every Saturday from 11.30 am – 4 pm, head for the Harbour Hotel in Richmond for epic eating and drinking, and enjoy bottomless Bloody Marys or Prosecco.
For more information, visit www.harbourhotels.co.uk