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Wednesday 21 August 2019

Where the Wild Cooks Go: Cerys Matthews Serves Up A Mix Of Music & Food Ahead Of Date @ The Old Market

With a childhood spent foraging and learning to make flapjacks and nettle soup, followed by a life of touring as a musician around the world and delighting in the delicious local delicacies discovered along the way, a love for food and cooking has always been central to Cerys Matthews' life. 

To mark the publication of her new book, Where the Wild Cooks Go, she is bringing her culinary learnings from around the globe to The Old Market, in Hove, where she will be sharing the flavours, ingredients, cocktails and tunes that have inspired her over a lifetime of cooking and travelling.

Cerys is also gearing up for The Good Life Experience, an event which intends to be a celebration of artists and artisans, debates and discovery, action and adventure, rock and roll revelry and relaxation, family fun and feasts and carnival and culture. 


The festival was founded with passion by Cerys, Steven Abbott, and Charlie and Caroline Gladstone.

Cerys says: 

"It was an ongoing discussion about The Search for the Good Life that led the four of us to create a festival with a difference. 

"Our focus is on music, art, food, culture and nature. 

"It's about passion, making memories and getting back to nature. To learn something new is what life's all about. 

"Once you stagnate you're not living life to the full. The festival invites people to reconnect with life and reconnect with nature."

Cerys Matthews' 'Where the Wild Cooks Go' is published on 5th September 2019. See Cerys in person at The Old Market, Hove, on 25th September 2019. The Good Life Experience takes place from 12th - 15 September 2019.

by: Mike Cobley




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