As you all know, Gill and I are passionate about all things local and with PKAVS as our chosen charity for 2015 we’ve been keen to pull together a fundraiser with a difference that would allow us to celebrate both the #PerthLoveFest and #SmallCityRecipes.
So, tasked with thinking of our three favourite things to make it an event to remember, the list went something like this:
As fate would have it, I was invited to spend a wonderful Saturday afternoon at a recent Aga demo. Super impressed (and now pining for a five oven bad boy!) I met up with Brian Paxton for a morning of coffee, homemade shortbread (from the Aga... obvs!) and some serious chatting about how we could come together to make a charity / foodie event happen.
You can imagine then, how delighted I am to announce, that as well as hatching a plan with Aga Perth, we've also pulled in our Small City's favourite chefs to deliver three afternoons of cook demos and chat with proper, get-stuck-in, tasting sessions afterwards!
And just when you thought it couldn't get any better, all of these wonderful people are giving up their time for free to allow us to raise maximum funds for PKAVS.
We'll be hosting three seperate demos in the Aga shop, so if you're thinking of buying one of these iconic cookers then get yourself booked in. I had a brilliant time when I went along - I couldn't believe what you could do on them!
Tickets are priced at £25 each with the full amount going to straight to PKAVS. Places are restricted to 30 per demo so please book quickly by contacting the Aga Shop directly on 01738 443642.
We hope to raise £1500 over the three events and I plan to live out my dream of becoming a live cook demo kitchen assistant!
PKAVS is the #SCBP chosen charity for 2015 and we are humbled to be helping the amazing work that is carried out by everyone involved in this organisation. You can find out a little more about why we chose to work with them by visiting our story here.
A big shout out to Fraser Band who came along to photograph the team behind these events.
Matt Henderson is the fourth generation at WTG Henderson Jewellers in Perth, currently owned by his dad, Scott, the family business is was established in the city in 1938.
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