About Time: You Went to The Gelato Festival 2019By Angelica Malin
This June, prepare your tastebuds as the world-class Gelato Festival returns to the capital for a delicious, frozen extravaganza. The Gelato Festival is taking place on 29-30th June in Kings Cross, here’s what you need to know:
Celebrating its 10th year, the Gelato Festival showcases some of the world’s finest gelato chefs, with 16 of the best artisan producers coming together under one roof for this year’s event. Taking place at Canopy Market in Kings Cross, this is the optimal place to fill up on your favourite soft serve.
However you take yours, the Gelato Festival is an excellent day out for all the family, where you can sample a mouth-watering plethora of flavours, before voting for your favourite. You can get up-close-and-personal by watching the masters at work on the world’s largest mobile gelato production laboratory, the “Buontalenti”, and enjoy themed activities over the weekend. There are also educational workshops all weekend where you can learn the art of gelato making with the Carpigiani Gelato University.
Experience authentic Italian flavours made with quality produce from the Lazio region, alongside modern-day recipes from some of the world’s best gelato makers. Unique creations and special editions will be available during the festival, including traditional Cassata Siciliana, the almond, pistachio and mandarin Il Siciliano and the Modica chocolate Il Modicano by Elenka.
Tickets are priced at £15 (£10 per child) and include access to all masterclasses and activities in the gelato school. Book here.