Borough Market Hosts ‘Bake for Beirut’ Fundraiser


Borough Market trader and restaurant Arabica has partnered with author and food influencer, Clerkenwell Boy to host a special charity event at the Market to raise funds for the people of Beirut.  Bake for Beirut will see a host of Borough Market’s traders, chefs and guests come together for a bake sale in the glass fronted Market Hall on Saturday 17th October, from 11am – 2pm 

100% of proceeds from Bake for Beirut will be donated to two organisations supporting those affected by the devastating explosion which rocked the City on 4th August: Impact Lebanon and the Lebanese Red Cross.  

Guest bakers and traders getting involved include: 


·         Big Jo Bakery (by Jolene) 

·         Spring Restaurant (Skye Gyngell) 

·         Jacob the Angel by Palomar and Barbary  

·         Bafarat Cafe  

·         The Good Egg 

·         Honey & Co.  

·         Happy Endings 

·         Clerkenwell Boy x Sunday goodies* 

·         The Bake Off Stall hosted by Edd Kimber – The Boy Who Bakes (winner of the first GBBO series) and Ruby Bhogal (2018 GBBO Finalist) 

Borough Market traders: 

·         Bao Bakery Goods  

·         Arabica  

·         Flor 

In addition to the Bake Sale there will also be a cookbook raffle and online auction, giving people the opportunity to bid for exciting produce and experiences from well-respected London restaurants, cookery writers, wine makers and artisans.  

Prizes include:  

·         Gozney Roccbox pizza oven   

·         England Preserves Jams  

·         Mons Cheese Hamper from Borough Market 

·         The Borough Market Cookbook 

·         Magnums of wine  

·         Gift vouchers from top London restaurants  

·         Joy Stove & charcoal from Mark Parr at London Log Company  

·         Beer tasting & smorgasbord for four at Seven Dials Market by Kerb  

·         Fortnum & Mason Christmas Hamper  

Sponsors for the event are Pump Street Chocolate, Billington’s Sugar & Honey, Gozney, James Walters of Arabica, Nielsen Massey-Vanillas and the Estate Dairy. 

Darren Henaghan, Managing Director at Borough Market said: “Community is at the heart of Borough Market and we are true believers that food is a fantastic way of connecting people. This event is a perfect example of how our traders pull together to help support communities – whether that be local or beyond. We are proud to be able to support such an important occasion and cause.”   

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