Category: events

Eastercon Chocolate Tasting Session

Eastercon is the UKs oldest Science Fiction & Fantasy convention. This year (2012) it was held at the Raddison Edwardian Heathrow with the writer of the Game of Thrones TV series which came from his series called "A Song of ...

The Chocolate Festival Easter 2012

It may be getting colder in the UK but the Chocolate Festival heats up the Southbank this weekend with chocolate stands, masterclasses, demonstrations and more! You can join the likes of Paul A Young, Paul Wayne Gregory, Martin Christy, Damian ...

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Win Tickets To An Evening of Charbonnel et Walker Chocolates and Ormonde Jayne Fragrance [CLOSED]

I wish my mom was in this country so I could take her to this event as it looks like it is going to be absolutely awesome! It is in celebration of Mother’s Day but really I’d just go for ...

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Win a Box of Matcha Chocolat Mother’s Day Chocolates [CLOSED]

That’s right! We’re giving away a box of chocolates from one of the country’s top chocolatiers and it could be yours. We love Matcha Chocolat and we know you will too and so we’ve got a great and easy way to ...

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When Charbonnel et Walker Met Appleton Rum

It has been cold in the UK this winter and so when I was invited to the extremely inexpensively priced Charbonnel et Walker evening with Appleton Rum I jumped at the chance, moving a meeting to do so. The evening ...

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Seventy Percent Chocolate Flavours Monthly Flavour Journeys

I know from chatting with people that some would love to know more about chocolate and chocolate tasting but it isn’t easy to find places to learn.  Tasting anything professionally takes training and most just want to understand chocolate better. Seventy ...

Were Rude Health & Demarquette Robbed of Their Joint Award?

In the world of judging, there is always controversy. As a judge myself, my decisions have constantly been called into question. Whether it is for chocolate (taste is a very personal thing and as it is with wine, each person ...

Southbank Tea and Coffee Festival

On a sunny weekend in November, the Tea and Coffee festival happened almost as a precursor to the Chocolate Festival in London (also in Oxford and other cities).  This festival saw a variety of coffee supliers from all over selling ...

Haagen-Dazs Ice Cream Taste Tester Needed – Open to EVERYONE

Haagen-Dazs today launched a nationwide search for one lucky individual who will land the opportunity of a lifetime and discover what it is like to be an official Häagen-Dazs Taste Tester. I got the chance to visit a wonderful penthouse appartment ...

Win a Mychocolate Workshop with Green and Black’s [CLOSED]

Ever fancied being a Chocolatier? You know I wish I could be but instead of going on this most super fantastic thing I'm giving it away.  I'm doing it now while I'm still on a chocolate high from my Paris ...