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August 2017 Events in South London


26th-27th SW4 Festival
South West Four returns to its spiritual home of Clapham Common across the August Bank Holiday Weekend. Eighty of the world’s leading DJs and live electronic acts, as well as tens of thousands of dance music enthusiasts, will help write the next chapter in SW4’s illustrious history.  When it comes to SW4 there is simply no better way to end the summer
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26th-27th Brogdale Artisan Cider Festival Kent
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The Artisan Cider Festival returns bigger then ever with over 50 of the best local artisan ciders and more music than ever before! The Cider trail returns to crown a favourite cider of the festival from the wide range of wonderful local ciders. Local food and entertainment over the whole weekend. Fun for all the family with games and children's activities & crafts, Visitors will have the chance to shop local produce & craft or satisfy there hunger with the artisan food stalls. Free shuttle bus from Faversham.
Brogdale Farm, Eastling Road, Faversham, ME13 8XZ brogdalecollections.org


In Season

Food in Season
Blackberries

Rubus fruticosus is the Latin name for the European blackberry, also known as bramble. Like the raspberry, it is an aggregate fruit and relative of the rose. It is a highly adaptable and fast-growing shrub, found in hedgerows, woodland, meadows and wasteland. Archaeological records show that European inhabitants ate blackberries as long ago as 8,000 BC. Blackberries are packed with antioxidants, including vitamin C and ellagic acid, which may provide protection against cancer and chronic disease. Their many tiny seeds are a source of soluble fibre, such as pectin.                    

Grouse (Glorious 12th)
The red grouse, Lagopus lagopus scotica, is a medium-sized bird found in heather moorland. Grouse have a very strong and distinctive flavour and accordingly are greatly in demand. Their diet is restricted to the heather on the moorlands in northern Britain where they live, and this is why their flavour is 'heathery'. They are the earliest game bird to come into season on 12 August but their season also finishes early on the 10 December when the moors are generally snow covered. During the beginning of the season birds born that year, called ‘young’ grouse, are particularly tender and are best plain roasted.  
Supplier: W Bunting, 13 Peckham Park Road, SE15 6TR Tel: 020 7639 3718 (please place order by phone)
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