Inside Out Kitchen, Foraged Feast

Celebratory Supper: Saturday 15 July, 12pm – 2pm
Free, everyone welcome

Supported by the Ernest Cook Trust, Inside Out Kitchen championed traditional heritage craft skills, to build a dedicated eating and socialising space on the grounds of Milton Keynes Arts Centre. Inside Out Kitchen explores new ways of bringing communities together to enjoy food and their local environment.

The new In-Side-Out Kitchen will be launched with Milton Keynes community based botanist Alissa Pemberton of Forest and Folk Botanicals, leading a foraging workshop with particiapting students, collecting ingredients for a celebratory supper.

Milton Keynes Arts Centre invited students from Denbigh School, Stantonbury Campus, The Walnuts School and Two Mile Ash School to participate in a collaborative heritage craft project with designers and makers; Rob Shaer, Blackhorse Workshop, Abigail Booth and Max Bainbridge, Forest + Found, Felicity Irons, Rush Matters and Alissa Pemberton, Forest & Folk Botanicals. Workshops focused on the design and making of a wrought iron BBQ using a blacksmiths forge, hand dyed shibori inspired textiles using natural dyes, hand carved greenwood spoons and chopping boards, rush woven baskets, platters and floor mats. 

Workshop leaders 

Rob Shaer, Blackhorse Workshops
Abigail Booth and Max Bainbridge, Forest + Found 
Felicity Irons, Rush Matters 
Alissa Pemberton, Forest and Folk Botanicals 

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