02 September 2014
The Londoner's Guide to London
Just in time for Christmas, the Chocolate Festival at Southbank Centre is a must for lovers of all the wonderful products derived from the cocoa bean. Free to attend and with a dizzying range of chocolatey products on offer, the festival should give you some fresh ideas on how to celebrate Christmas 2013.
Chocolate festival at Southbank Centre
With chocolate making workshops, demonstrations and master chocolatiers displaying their talents, the chocolate festival at Southbank Centre should feel like seventh heaven to chocoholics. There's also inspiration for how to incorporate chocolate into a wider range of dishes, as well as stalls stocking everything from hot chocolate, chocolate cocktails, churros with chocolate, a chocolate fountain and even savoury chocolate food.
Aspiring chocolatiers will want to check out the variety of free demonstrations on offer throughout the weekend at the chocolate festival at Southbank Centre. As well as all the demonstrations, you can also attend book signings and learn more about the art of making chocolate from specialist producers.
Food events at the Southbank Centre
One of the highlights of the Southbank Centre's free chocolate festival is bound to be the craft activities for kids and families. In addition to the Easter chocolate festival, foodies can look forward to the delights of the seasonal Real Food Market as well as other food and drink showcases.
Real Food Market at Southbank Centre
More special events
Other highlights of this year's chocolate festival includes the chance to try chocolate cocktails, as well as sample the wares of chocolatiers including William Curley, Damian Allsop, Paul Wayne Gregory and Paul A. Young. This is the 10th time that the festival has taken place on the Southbank, and the Christmas festival is set to be the biggest yet.
The chocolate festival at the Southbank Centre runs from Friday 13th December - Sunday 15th December 2013. Opening hours are 11am - 8pm Friday and Saturday, and 11am - 6pm on Sunday. The event is free to attend.
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