Welcome to Hunt & Darton Cafe.

Where food meets art.

 

WHERE TO FIND US NEXT:

5th July 2014 – Art Car Boot Fair, Liverpool
Popping up out of car boot in the CCP car park in Liverpool serving cake and cocktails.
More info here: http://www.artcarbootfair.com/events/event-1

12th July 2014 – Metal presents: Village Green, Southend-on-Sea
Tickets and info here: http://www.metalculture.com/

19th July 2014 – Food Fight, Millfield Theatre
Silver St, London N18 1PJ The debut of new performance Food Fight. Commissioned by Artsdepot

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7-9th August 2014 – Edinburgh Festival
The Not Great British Bake Off hosted by Hunt & Darton

As part of the Forest Fringe at Edinburgh Festival from 7-9 August all day
Prepare to be totally underwhelmed as the general public go head-to-head to be crowned champion. Join in the baking or the ridiculous judging over this three-day event.
Hunt & Darton as your hosts and adjudicators, have created a ridiculous set of rules and criteria to judge the cake creations. Is your cake tropical or absurd enough, how is it’s movement literacy? What is the concept behind your cream topping? The prize, a trip to Camber Sands Holiday Park – Pontins, of course!
http://www.forestfringe.co.uk

17thAugust 2014
Food Fight, Tara Arts

30th August 2014
Art Car Boot Fair, Folkestone

20th August – 14th September
Cafe in Stoke-on Trent – part of Appetite

18th – 28th September
Cafe in Rotterdam – part of Festive de Keuze

HUNT & DARTON GO ON TOUR…

Visiting seven locations over two years, Hunt & Darton Cafe; the interactive performance/installation and fully-functioning pop-up café, has already visited Brighton and Cambridge, then on to Colchester in October and Folkestone, Manchester, Harlow and Peterborough in 2015. See the dates below:

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Photographer: Christa Holka

Brighton and Cambridge are done and dusted, so with the first two legs of our tour under our belt…we’re feeling like true touring veterans!

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NEXT TOUR LOCATIONS

Colchester – Oct 2014,  supported by Colchester Arts Centre
Folkestone  – Feb 2015, supported by Quarter House
Manchester – March 2015, as part of SICK! Festival supported by The Basement
Harlow – June 2015, supported by Harlow Playhouse
Peterborough – Oct 2015, supported by Vivacity

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PREVIOUS TOUR LOCATIONS

March 2014 – saw the tour kick off in style with our pop-up in Brighton as part of this year’s hub for SICK! Festival and supported by The Basement. Guest waiters, theme days and hosted talks approached the core themes of the festival (Death, Mental illness, Aging and Adolescence) collaborating with medical practitioners, academics, artists and local groups. Guest waiters included artists: Brian Lobel, Figs in Wigs, Odd Comic and Scottee.

more information and photos from the first leg of our tour – our Brighton Cafe …

May 2014 – we opened the second of our pop-up cafe’s in Cambridge to overwhelming press and local support! Our partners on this leg of the tour were the lovely Eat Cambridge and Cambridge Junction. We spent all four weeks of the pop-up being inundated with customers.

See more here about Cambridge

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As part of our tour, we have developed our own special loyalty scheme with the help of LOW PROFILE

Are you KEEN?

We want you to visit at least 4 of our tour Cafe’s, take a picture as proof and upload to our social networks…

You will be rewarded, don’t you worry, through LOW PROFILE’s MEGA LOYALTY scheme.

For more details, click here.

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Get involved 

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FOOD FIGHTS

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GATTI’S ICE HOUSE

(images by Darren Black)

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POP UPS

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TAKE OVERS

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HOSTING

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UNDER CANVAS

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ARTISTS

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Hunt & Darton Cafe is the product of Hunt & Darton, artist led producers creating theatrical experiences in unconventional spaces. Audience experience is our priority.