First ever Go! Organic festival opens this weekend
A new London festival will be celebrating all-things organic this weekend (8-9 September) with thousands of tickets already booked.
GO! Organic is the capital’s first ever organic festival and will be showcasing the biggest selection of organic food and lifestyle products of the year at a 115-stall marketplace in Battersea Park.
Highlights for festival-goers will include Meet the Farmer supported by Waitrose, Honest Family Eco Art Camp and PYO farm, Clearspring Japanese Tea Garden, Soil Association cheese tasting, nature inspired activities, Abel & Cole picnic area, and a children’s mini farm.
Saturday’s line-up (10am-8pm) includes Organic Kitchen demos by Rosie Birkett, Emily Watkins, Gelf Anderson, Chetna Makan, Arthur Potts Dawson and Angela Malik.
Sunday’s big draws (10am-5.30pm) include celebrity chefs Theo Randall and Melissa Hemsley, along with inspiring talks by BBC presenter Jonathan Dimbleby, organic hair pioneer Tabitha James Kraan, urban beekeeper Hannah Reeves, and herbalist Marion Mackonochie.
“This weekend we’re inviting everyone to GO! Organic,” said festival director Carol Dunning.
“Not only is it a fun day out for friends and family but it’s a great opportunity to find out more about all things organic and the benefits it has to offer you, your family, animals and the planet. Gates open on Saturday at 10am – and we can’t wait to welcome you!”
“A big thank you to all of our incredible exhibitors and supporters – it’s going to be an event to remember,” she said.