The biggest Greek ‘Feastival’ has arrived in London

29 May 2014

‘Greece Welcomes You in London’ invites you to embrace the culture, food, energy and excitement of the Mediterranean for four days this summer.

Opening on 3rd July at Olympia National, an enticing combination of celebratory banquets, traditional-style market stalls and live cookery demonstrations and tastings, will tempt your taste buds with every step.

Grab the little ones (under 12s have free entry!) and indulge in the array of delicious delicacies, take a stroll down the ‘streets’ of Greece, sample signature produce or sit down and relax in an enchanting taverna.

The Grecian cuisine is renowned for pioneering some of the healthiest and tastiest flavours, after all Archestratus’ first-ever recipe book paved the way for what we find on the shelves today. The country, on account of the everlasting sunshine is responsible for being the biggest producer of extra virgin olive oil, with olives, feta cheese and Ouzo also popular products. Whether you’re familiar with the culture and history or not, this is a food-fuelled festival, not to be missed.

From large international brands to independent, artisan producers, you’ll discover all the signature Greek products among fresh, contemporary alternatives. Test your culinary skills, create dishes with the guidance of top chefs from across the Mediterranean and unearth ancient recipes to take home and enjoy. Offering a full sensory experience from the moment you walk through the door, you can also join in with Greek dancers, learn traditional moves and rejoice in the cultural music.

And if the spirit of the exhibition triggers your traveller’s instinct, enter our competition to win your very own complementary package holiday to visit the country and sample the gastronomy first hand.

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Notes to editors

About Olympia London

Olympia London is more than an exhibition venue, conference centre and live-event space. It’s an inspiration. Against a backdrop of grand Victorian architecture, the seven connected spaces inspire engagement and enjoyment.

The recent £30 million redevelopment of Olympia West and Central has provided the venue with new-found flexibility for events of every size, bringing modern facilities and British heritage together.

Olympia London presently operates alongside Earls Court, with shared staff and values. Together our businesses are recognised in the industry for exceptional levels of customer service and support, and our numerous awards are testament to our clients' satisfaction.

For more information, please contact Emma Humphrey on emma.humphrey@olympia.co.uk / 020 7370 8217