Friends of the Earth's Extraordinary Banquet

Friends of the earths extraordinary Square Meal diary

London’s hottest tickets at the moment are for the one-of-a-kind experiences that immerse you in exciting gastronomic worlds – so book your table at Friends of the Earth’s Extraordinary Banquet while you can.

Taking place on Thursday 19 November, this event will see an space in Canary Wharf transformed into a forest setting, which will be brought to life with videos and animations by award-winning choreographer and visual artist, Darren Johnston, plus musical entertainment from performance artists Carnet de Voyage. The evening will be hosted by Jon Culshaw, while the menu will be the work of top Italian chefs Antonio Carluccio (above, right) and Giorgio Locatelli. They’ll be joining forces with the head chef of Petersham Nurseries, Damian Clisby (above left, with fellow Petersham chef Lucy Pearce), to create an Italian-inspired, vegetarian feasting menu. To drink, there will be organic cocktails and once all that eating is done, there’ll be an auction: bid on prizes such as dinner for two at internationally renowned Noma, in Copenhagen, knowing that all profits will go to Friends of the Earth.

Tickets for this unique event cost £3,500 for a table of 12, or £350 per person. To book, contact