Civic Canteen

The Civic Canteen tent at Festival 2018 will host a series of special workshops and events, all of which have the shared goal of using delicious food as a vehicle to promote cultural exchange!

Civic Canteen

About Civic Canteen

40 John St, G1 1JQ (behind City Chambers)

Civic Canteen is a celebratory and provocative programme exploring food and nourishment as one of the uniting forces in life. Regardless of how old we are or where we are from, the universal truth is that everyone needs to eat!

Different workshops take place each day and all events are free to attend, so come along, join the discussion, challenge your preconceptions, and leave knowing how to make delicious food from all corners of the globe!

Civic Canteen is proudly supported by Fáilte Foods.

While Having Soup
ATSA
9-12 Aug, 12:00–15:00
While Having Soup is a free 'three course dialogue'. Artists and local volunteers play the role of Maître d’ at this special restaurant, welcoming the public to savour a thought-provoking, confidential conversation with a stranger over a bowl of soup.

Together they will create their poetic portrait, which will be recorded and will join thousands of others from around the world. With a conversation menu crafted just for Glasgow, we invite you to participate in feeding the encounter and adding to the conversation. Perhaps if we talk more, listen better, then necessary change can happen.

ATSA, When Art Takes Action is supported by Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Québec.

Seasonal Food with Gary Maclean
9-12 Aug, 18:30–19:30
Join Gary Maclean’s celebration of national produce and learn how to make the most of locally sourced, healthy and affordable food.

Tomorrow’s Kitchen
Küche
9-12 Aug, 17:00–18:00
Küche is a social start-up that involves people and communities in creating a programme of one-off food-led events and community dinners. Tomorrow’s Kitchen is both a celebration of traditional Scottish dishes and an exploration of how multicultural Glasgow creates exciting new culinary fusions. Posing the question, “What might we make in our kitchens in the future?"

Soul Food Sisters
9-12 Aug, 15:30–16:30
Soul Food Sisters is a vibrant female-led social enterprise who believe in improving skills and self esteem through cooking. They use food as a force for nourishment, for better understanding, respect and inclusion. Join their free, fast-paced workshops and learn how to make Bavarian Semmelknoedel bread dumplings, Spanish Churros and Flores Frittas, Polish Pierogi, and Injera pancakes from Eritrea.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Civic Canteen are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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