26 February 2010

The Spot Food & Film Festival: 7 March 2010, Randwick

Cnr Perouse Road and St Pauls Street, Randwick NSW 2031

Street Festival at The Spot

While passing Randwick Racecourse I noticed this bus shelter poster advertising The Spot Food and Film Festival. It's the first time I've actually heard of this event but it's now in its third year and sounds pretty cool promoting an international feast of food, live entertainment, market stalls and activities for kids including a jumping castle. Road closures on St Pauls Street and Perouse Road will allow for local businesses to take stalls and offer specials on the day. The open-air stage will offer a range of entertainment throughout the day. To conclude the day two Australian actors, Claudia Karvan and Steve Bisley, will be inducted into the Australian Film Walk of Fame, cementing their place in Australian film and television history.

I’m told food lovers can expect Spanish, Thai, Moroccan, Dutch pancakes, sweets and strudels. Food Connect Sydney will be giving food demonstrations on how to make a quick and delicious lunch with local produce and people will be able to buy food boxes of fresh organic produce. There will also be special performances by Randwick Girls High School’s multi-award winning Rock Eisteddfod group, Latino beats and a finale that will get everyone moving to some ABBA favourites.

When: 7 March 2010
Time: 1 pm - 7 pm
Location: 'The Spot' - St Pauls Street and Perouse Road, Randwick
Fee: Free event
Bookings: Not required

PROS: Free entertainment, Food stalls, Family friendly, Jumping castle for kids
CONS: Limited parking, Weather
MUST TRY: Checking out all the food stalls

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Kristy Sayer-Jones @ Southern In Law said...

Ooh this sounds interesting - Thanks for Posting Simon.
I may have to attend this for myself to see :P

Simon Leong said...

hi kristy, hope you enjoy if you get a chance to check it out. i'm hoping the food will be good :-)

Unknown said...

Hi Simon

we are looking forward to an inspiring food connect cooking demo.

A local farmer and some of our team will be inspiring market goers to eat fresh, local and healthy.

See you all there!


Tsung Xu
Food Connect Sydney

Simon Leong said...

hi tsung, hope the day goes well for you. i love cooking demonstrations although they always make me hungry :-)

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