Barbados Comes to South Molton Street

Come and immerse yourself in Barbadian culture and cuisine at Taste Of Barbados, a three-day extravaganza celebrating Bajan culture, cuisine, music and art.  The event organised by Barbados Tourism Marketing takes place on South Molton Street, London from Friday 5th – Sunday 7th May.

The event will feature some of Barbados’ hottest musical acts including Arturo Tappin & Band, Biggie Irie and Nikkita and Jazz, Gospel and R&B vocalists Tamara Marshall, and Marissa Lindsay.

If health and wellness is your thing, be there for a yoga demonstration on Saturday afternoon when experts will be on hand to teach different types of yoga and the benefits of each. If art is more up your street,  photographer Raymond Maughan will be showcasing his photographic work of all things Barbados. There will also be plenty activities for children including, drawing and dance classes

In addition, you will have the chance to win holidays to Barbados (including flights and accommodation) with daily competitions.

image of Chef Anthony Cumberbatch
Chef Anthony Cumberbatch

There will be an Iron Chef Culinary Cook-off on Sunday at 1pm, when top Barbadian chefs,  Michelin trained, Jason Howard and Anthony Cumberbatch, will go head to head preparing their own creative masterpieces.

Sign up for the ultimate rum masterclass with Miguel Smith, an Ambassador for Mount Gay Rum, the oldest rum brand in the world.  He will be providing insider knowledge on Barbados, the birthplace of rum, while also providing samples of some of the world’s oldest distilled alcoholic beverage.

“Our island is a treasure trove of wonderful and very diverse events and activities which cater to all ages. Taste of Barbados is a special event designed to not only showcase our local culture and gastronomy but also to give potential UK visitors an insight into some of our exciting upcoming events on the island, said Cheryl Carter, UK Director of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. 

 

Find out about all the exciting events that are happening on the island at the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. marquee. 2017 is the Year of Sport, so there will also be lots of information about the new and existing sporting activities on the island.

With plenty of giveaways including trips to Barbados,  a visit to this idyllic island could be right at your fingertips!

For a full programme of the event activities please visit: www.thelanesofmayfair.com

 

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