British Dal Festival - Grand Dal Finale

  • Paintworks


  • Pop-Up and Something A Little Different
  • Tickets from £0.00
  • All ages
  • Sun, 25th Mar 2018 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)
  • Multiple start times (see ticket info)

The first British Dal Festival's Grand Dal Finale will celebrate the magic of dal with cookery demos from leading chefs, mouth-watering street food from classic Indian dals to traditional British dal & chips, a bustling marketplace full of dal ingredients and great produce, children's activities through the day, and drinks and music to accompany the feasting.

The Grand Dal Finale will take place at Paintworks in Bristol, with two ticketed sessions - 9:30am to 1:30pm and 2:30pm to 6:30pm. 

Children aged 16 and under are free but require a pre-booked ticket. 

Our line-up of demo chefs includes: Liz Knight of Forage Fine Foods (10am), Pulse and Cool Kids Cook author Jenny Chandler (11am), 91 Ways to Build a Global City founder Kalpna Woolf (12noon), pioneering chef Romy Hardeep Gill (3pm). Food for a Happy Gut author and River Cottage teacher Naomi Devlin (4pm), Dal Cookbook author Krishna Dutta (5pm).

Street food traders Gopal's Curry Shack, SpiceBox, Bombay Brrrrunch and Thali Cafe will be serving up dal of many kinds as well as samosas, curries, Indian sweets, chai & much more, with plenty of #vegan and #glutenfree options too.

Food producers in our bustling marketplace include Essential Trading, Moist, Hugo's Greengrocer Deli, Hodmedod, Easy Bean, Fresh-range, Forage Fine Foods, Reena's Rasoi - Kitchen, Every Good Thing Fermenters' Club, Food without Borders, GingerBeard's Preserves, FRANK Water, Brinda's MauritiusDelights, Viva!, The Incredible Brewing Company and more.

There will even be spicy (and other) ice creams from Ivors - it is spring, after all!


Ticket Event time Cost
British Dal Festival - Morning (9:30-1:30pm)

The British Dal Festival will celebrate the magic of dal and similar pulse dishes from around the world.

09:30 - 13:30 £6.00
British Dal Festival - Afternoon (2:30-6:30pm)

The British Dal Festival will celebrate the magic of dal and similar pulse dishes from around the world.

14:30 - 18:30 £6.00
British Dal Festival - Kids ticket Morning Session

Kids ticket (under 11). These tickets are free but must be booked in advance.

09:30 - 13:30 Free admission
British Dal Festival - Kids ticket Afternoon Session

Kids ticket (under 11). These tickets are free but must be booked in advance.

14:30 - 18:30 Free admission



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