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OnBlackheath Festival 2015

Event preview

A WIDE variety of chefs have been confirmed to serve up a cooking storm and demonstrate their talent on this year’s Food Stage at OnBlackheath Festival, in partnership with John Lewis.

Taking place Saturday, September 12 and Sunday, September 13, 2015, the festival will feature the crème de la crème of the chef world.

They include duo Hemsley & Hemsley, Gennaro Contaldo, DJ BBQ, Dan Doherty, Martin Morales, Pascal Aussignac, Calagary Anvansion, the Fabulous Baker Brothers, Natasha Corrett, Andy Mcleish headed up by YouTube sensation and ‘Food Busker’ John Quilter.

The ‘Milkshake’ hit shaker Kelis will also be serving up a heat feast on the Food Stage before shimmying her way to the main stage on the Sunday of the festival. She said: “I love London and can’t wait to cook and play at OnBlackheath Festival! I hope everyone comes out for a good time.”

The chefs will not only be creating dishes with their preferred local produce on the Food Stage but guests will have the oppurtunity to enjoy two dishes and accompanying drink showcasing each chef’s style and ethos in The Chef’s Club Food Banquet.

Tickets for the The Chef’s Club Food Banquet are available now. For more information and to book tickets visit

As well as this tasty food experience, festivalgoers will experience an eclectic mix of music. Elbow will be headlining on Saturday with other artists including Manic Street Preachers, Anna Calvi and Jack Savoretti. Filling the heath with their cool vibes and renowned London sound Temples, 808 State, Stealing Sheep and many more will be on the Heavenly & Friends Stage.

Headlining the festival on Sunday will be the pop icons that are Madness as well as the soulful Laura Mvula and international recording artist and cooking queen Kelis. Sunday is brought together with an appearance of the band from Sunny Afternoon, The Kinks Musical. The Gilles Peterson’s worldwide stage will be pumping out the good tunes and heavy beats including Clap! Clap!, Seun, Eska and many more.

Music complimented by food, OnBlackheath Festival, in partnership with John Lewis, offers festivalgoers a memorable experience on the historic green space of London’s Blackheath Common, SE3 with immersive food experiences as well as incredible music.

To watch a teaser video for 2015 visit