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Food for Thought: Festival of the Imagination

There are lots of great talks, activities and classes to attend during our 50th anniversary celebration event: The Festival of the Imagination! If it's food you're interested in, then we have a great selection of cooking demonstrations and masterclasses to choose from:

Spices for Health - A Master class with Vivek Singh

vWhen: 3.45pm-5.45pm, Sat 17th Oct
Format: Masterclass
Location: Studio, Warwick Arts Centre
Price: £25

Join the award-winning innovative chef and honorary graduate Vivek as he and Professor Sudhesh Kumar, Dean of Warwick Medical School, explore the benefits that spices, Indian cooking and culture can have on our health and wellbeing.

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Pinch too Far? The Science behind Low-Salt Cuisine

sWhen: 11.45am-12.45pm, Sat 17th Oct
Format: Cookery Demonstration
Location: Studio, Warwick Arts Centre
Price: £15 (£6.50 Students)

As an adult you need less than 1g of salt a day but as a nation we are, on average, consuming eight times this amount! Join award-winning chef and the BBC's ‘The Great British Menu’ participant Stephanie Moon and Warwick Professor Franco Cappuccio for this unique collaboration as they explore why salt can be bad for our health and demonstrate just how delicious meals are with no added salt. Find out more and book your tickets...


Simple Scoff 2.0

ssWhen: 6.45pm-7.45pm, Sat 17th Oct
Format: Cookery Demonstration
Location: Studio, Warwick Arts Centre
Price: £8 (£5 Students)

  • In 1972 Warwick students produced a quirky cookbook, ‘Simple Scoff’, detailing recipes and anecdotes of the favourite student ‘scoff’ of the time. Now, 40 years on, ‘Simple Scoff’ has been re-booted to reflect today’s student cuisine, the new book put together by Rebecca Earle (History) updates Simple Scoff and will be given out free to new students joining the university this year. Come along to discuss student cooking past, present and future, and perhaps even taste the past!

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Fat: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

scalesWhen: 1.45pm-2.45pm, Sat 17th Oct
Format: Cookery Demonstration
Location: Studio, Warwick Arts Centre
Price: £16 (Students £6.50)

Join local, award winning and Michelin star Chef Adam Bennett from the Cross Kenilworth and Warwick's Dr Philip McTernan, as featured on Food unwrapped Diet Special and CBBC ‘Operation Ouch’, for this unique collaboration as they explore ‘superfoods’ in delicious dishes to counter the effects of unhealthy fat.
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50thWant more? This is just a selection of the diverse programme of events happening on campus during the Festival of the Imagination on the 16-17 October...find out about our other events here.