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Summer Solstice + Better BBQ!

After Thursday Summer Solstice, the weather certainly seems to improving, with lots of sunny days forecast over the next few weeks, all of which is perfect timing for those Better BBQ’s and Gastro-grilling, so make sure you check out all the latest BBQ Tips, Advice, Recipes and of course those possibly believeable Legends of the […]

Is it ever going to stop raining?

The Summer Soltice may only be a few days away, but guess what it’s still raining, it’s hard;y summertime, or time for some alfresco eating, entertaining or BBQ, so just what is happening? Well apparently it’s all due to the Jet-Stream hanging high in the atmosphere and a large area of Low-pressure, sounds pretty techical, […]

Lambeth Country Show, our busiest-ever RoadShow!

Well if we thought Royal Bath & West was wild and busy, we were blown-away by the crowds at this year’s Lambeth Country Show. They reckon that around 125k attended over the two day period and we’re pretty sure that over half of those would have visited the Gastro Alfresco + National BBQ Week RoadShow. […]

The BBQ Baptas are back for a 6th time!

Announcing the 2024 BBQ Baptas! BIG PRIZES TO BE WON! Whilst we may not have the best British weather for BBQs right now, next week the sun is expected and what better time to get outside and fire up the BBQ for the 28th National BBQ Week…! Read on for full details on how to […]

National BBQ Week RoadShow returns to Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire

Following its highly successful visit last year, the 26th National BBQ Week RoadShow returns to the Foodie Festival at Tatton Park, Knutsford this weekend, for another round of Better BBQ’ing and Gastro-grilling demos and sampling. So come along and join in the fun from this Friday July 8th, through Sunday July 10th.

Our first National BBQ RoadShow & what a wet one!

We’ve just completed our first 26th National BBQ Week RoadShow at the Devon County Show in Exeter. A great show, lovely people and very busy, but somewhat dampened by waves of torrential rain, which kept the crowds away, followed by waves of eager people all willing to tray our Better BBQ sponsors products. All-in-all it […]

BBQ Baptas competition now closed!

The last date for entries to the BBQ Baptas was August 15th and any entries received after this date will not be accepted. Relevant , submitted videos are currently being reviewed, before proceeding to judging. Winners will be notified by mid-September.

We’ve had great fun, but our BBQ RoadShows have finished for another year!

After four weeks of intense Better BBQ sampling at our National BBQ Festival RoadShows across the UK, we’ve now finished, with our BarbiMates taking a well-earned rest. We distributed tens of thousands of BBQ food & drink samples and met even more lovely BarbiFans, who were not only keen to try Better BBQ, but also […]

Our Silver Anniversary National BBQ Week – A BIG success!

Well the 25th National BBQ Week finished on Sunday, although the RoadShow’s and campaign will continue to the end of the month. Our last RoadShow being at Parker’s Piece in Cambridge from Friday 23rd – Sunday 25th, so come-on down and enjoy the best in BBQ food & drink! We’re also delighted to say that […]

31 million watched England v Italy and there were 11 million BBQ Occasions!

The Euros 2020 Final drew a huge TV audience of 31 million, second only in coverage to Princess Diana’s funeral, with pretty everyone in the UK, well certainly England watching the BIG match. Although it was our best chance to win a major football title for many, many years, and despite a fantastic first 2 […]