So here’s something you don’t hear often… Grab your sunglasses and head to the ice cream festival near you!
Well Gelato festival – but it’s the same thing just healthier, kind off (high-milk, lower-fat) version of ice cream… we’re sold!
From Friday 16th June to Sunday 18th, Old Spitafields Market will be the home of the Gelato Festival before it heads to Poland and Germany, this means you just can’t afford to miss it simply because once its gone its another long year of waiting… full of regret, might we just add!
The festival will be held in a competition form since a healthy bit of competition makes everything taste better. This means a host of talented gelato makers ply their wares to a milk-hungry public, who’ll then vote for their fave. Then in September the final two will face off in Florence and one very happy person will be crowned the European Gelato Champion.
Entry is free, but you’ll need to buy a wristband to taste the 16 gelato varieties on offer (and to vote for your favourite). There’ll also be gelato-related activities and historical expos for the dessert-obsessed. Tickets are available on thefestival’s website. 16th – 18th June | Old Spitafields Market, E1 6EW | Closest Station: Liverpool Street