World Halal Food Festival set to come to London
Lifestyle / Mon 18th Sep 2023 at 02:42pm
MARK your calendars for an unforgettable international culinary adventure. The ultimate halal food extravaganza with the World Halal Food Festival at London Stadium on the 23rd and 24th September 2023.
Now in its eighth year, the biggest and longest running halal food festival in the world looks to once again celebrate the art of halal cuisine.
Formerly known as the London Halal Food Festival, this year’s event will welcome thousands of halal foodies from across the globe to indulge and enjoy international halal food and shopping stalls across the whole weekend.
Discover culinary secrets from world-renowned celebrity chefs in live cookery demonstrations at the Tariq Halal Cookery Theatre, live performances by talented artists and captivating acts at the main stage and don’t miss out on the fiery and often hilarious Halal Eat-Off competitions! There’s something for everyone with an expanded Kids Zone, Dessert Zone, VIP Lounge and so much more, this family day out is set to be one for the ages.
Hosted by Cooking With the Stars’ own Shelina Permalloo, watch live cookery demos from Ali Rehman, celebrated international food blogger, Omar Foster, runner-up in this year’s MasterChef competition, and the Award-winning hit music producer Naughty Boy will be bringing his infamous “Naughty Boy Kitchen” to the World Halal Food Festival for the first time ever!
Chef, Author and former winner of The Great British Bakeoff winner, Nadiya Hussain will be doing a live demo at the Tariq Halal Cookery Theatre on the 23rd from Noon onwards as part of the weekend’s festivities.
The World Halal Food Festival is an inclusive event for absolutely everyone – for those that only eat halal and for those that eat only great food! Organised and managed by Algebra Festivals the team are responsible for the largest and most notable Muslim consumer events in the world, including the London Muslim Shopping Festival at ExCel London and the London Eid Festival at Westfield London, attracting hundreds of thousands of guests throughout the year.
The World Halal Food Festival is pleased to announce the London Metropolitan Police as their community partner, Western Union and the British Islamic Trade Association as co-partners and Tariq Halal Meats as their official title sponsor.
Waleed Jahangir, Managing Director at Algebra Festivals states: “We’re excited to be returning to the iconic London Stadium, right in the heart of the community for the world’s biggest halal food event of the year. The World Halal Food Festival is an opportunity for members of all communities to come and experience the flavours of the world all under one roof with family and friends.”
Graham Gilmore, CEO, London Stadium, said: “We are delighted to welcome back this incredible food festival for its third year at London Stadium! Our venue is an ideal fit for this event, which brings together the food, music and culture of the Muslim community for all to enjoy in the heart of East London.”
Join us at the World Halal Food Festival and indulge in a world of flavour, feasting and fun like never before.
When: Saturday 23rd – Sunday 24th September 2023, 11am – 10pm
Where: London Stadium, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford, E20 2ST
Nearest station: Stratford