Picture gallery: Farmer’s market moves onto Hampstead Heath for picnics and old-fashioned games
- Credit: Nigel Sutton
A sizzling hog roast and refreshingly cool home-made ice cream were on offer at the Parliament Hill farmers’ market when it came Hampstead Heath for the first time last week.
Old-fashioned games such as splat the rat and pin the tail on the pig kept smiles on faces and there was plenty of delicious food on offer for a picnic on the Heath, opposite William Ellis School in Highgate Road, where the market is usually held.
While the food stalls stayed at the school, families were invited to take their shopping onto a grassy area of the Heath, free from dogs, where children could watch a Punch and Judy show.
The event was run by the London Farmers’ Markets in partnership with the Corporation of London, which manages the Heath.
Cheryl Cohen, director of the London Farmers’ Markets, said: “It was a lovely day all round. The sun was shining down on us and it was really buzzy.”
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Ms Cohen hopes to run the event again next year after hundreds turned up to enjoy this year’s fair.
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