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26th October 2013

Central Foundation Boy’s School, Cowper Street, London, EC2A 4SH

6:30 – 10:30

The people behind London’s best literary event, Book Slam, have teamed up with masters of the pop-up, Cult Events, to create an evening of fine dining & entertainment in the stirring Victorian surroundings of the Central Foundation Boys’ School, Shoreditch.

An evening of two parts, first up is an exclusive opportunity to enjoy an extraordinary feast of culinary delights, beginning with welcome a cocktail and canapés that nod playfully to the theme of the evening, before sitting down to a four-course banquet, the like the school has never seen before.


Cereal milk foam on milk parfait with crunchy nut biscuit

Lunch box sourdough breads with butter


Salmon & beetroot; salmon tartare, pickled beets, salmon and beetroot parfait

Fennel & soft cheese salad, green beans, olives, capers, dill, mustard (v)


Pheasant breast with elderberry glaze, confit leg ‘twizzler’, crown prince squash puree, buttered kale & wood sorrel

Roasted squash & salt baked beets with a braise of borlotti beans, leeks, kale & pearl barley (v)


Green apple sorbet ‘icepop’


Quadruple chocolate brownie with plantain ice-cream, toasted pecan nuts, and a sweet & sour caramel sauce

After dinner, and held in the beautiful Assembly Hall, we invite you to sit down and enjoy an evening of wit, wisdom & live music from some of the nation’s finest and funniest minds. The line-up features doctor, broadcaster, academic and author of the best selling ‘Bad Science’ Ben Goldacre who will be introducing us to his new book ‘Bad Pharma’; journalist Sophie Heawood who writes for The Times, Independent, Guardian & Vice; teacher turned performance poet Mark Grist; and live music from exquisite visionary vocalist ESKA. DJ, teacher, wordsmith and leader of London’s Run Dem Crew,Charlie Dark, will be host for the evening with more speakers still to be announced.

A fully stocked bar will be available all evening, including number of exclusive themed cocktails created by Cult Events’ very own mixologist.

Tickets are onsale now priced £60 + bf per person, which includes a four course meal and canapés. There are also a limted number of entertainment only tickets on sale, priced at £15 + bf per person. Grab them while you can!

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