The first-ever Real Food Rocks festival will take place this summer, bringing together workshops, cooking demos, live music and fun activities for all the family.

The event is the innovation of Dr Jen Unwin, a clinical psychologist who has worked in the NHS for nearly 30 years. It will be held on Saturday 20 July at the Brathay Hall near Ambleside in Cumbria.

“We are hoping to provide a fabulous fun day of food, music, activities and talks for the whole family,” Jen said. “Everything will be geared to low carb, real food eating and wellbeing. You will be able to get signed copies of speakers’ books on the day!”

This is the first year of the festival, which is raising money for the Public Health Collaboration (PHC), a charity dedicated to improving the quality of public health information.

Jen will be among the prominent healthcare professionals speaking at the event, alongside the author of The Pioppi Diet, Dr Aseem Malhotra, and NHS Innovator of the Year 2016, Dr David Unwin. The full list of speakers can be found here.

During the day there will be live music and an array of wellbeing workshops and low carb cooking demos, then on the evening there will be a hog roast or pizza supper. Food in the evening is included in the ticket price when you purchase a day + evening ticket.

Tickets are now on sale for the event. An adult day ticket costs £10, a child’s day ticket costs £5, an adult day and evening ticket costs. Children aged 5 or under go free. Due to health and safety, evening tickets are limited to 100 adult tickets, so act fast to secure your booking.

It’s guaranteed to be a fun day for the whole family, we look forward to seeing you there!


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