G7 all go for the Grill!

As the saying goes, “When the going gets tough, the G7 gets grilling!” Last nights Beach BBQ was a great chance for the G7 leaders to unwind and enjoy some quality relax time, or as we say in the BBQ world ‘chill n’grill’! The weather was perfect, the bonhomie in abundance and the setting, simply […]

Hooray, it’s sunny again!

After some pretty heavy rain, its great that the sun has returned and that it looks as if we’re set for sunny weather for quite a while, which is pretty good news for all those planned BBQs and of course it’s also coming up to 25th National BBQ Week, which starts July 5th. Chill, Grill, […]

Oh, no it’s raining again!

After a sunny start to June, the rain has returned for today, Friday 4th June, but at least the sun returns for the Weekend and what’s even better it all looks set for at least the rest of the month, which is fantastic news for BarbiFans across the UK. So unless you’re a really hardy […]

Hottest day of the year so far in UK!

With temperatures hitting 28C, Wednesday 2nd June, has become the hottest day of the year so far, with the thermometer hitting higher degrees then parts of the Med! But at least it’s perfect Barbi time, so get out and go for the grill – enjoy! Sunny & sizzling, its perfect BBQ time!

Our Chosen Charity – Cure Leukaemia

We’re delighted to be working with Cure Leukaemia as our Chosen Charity in this years National BBQ Week Barbi for Britain. Our first event ran on Bank Holiday Monday May 31st and we’re encouraging people to ‘Cook for a Cure’ have a Barbi and donate to Cure Leukaemia. We’ll also be persuading people to have […]

What a scorcher, Bank Holiday Monday hottest day of the year so far!

National bbq week 2021

With temperatures hovering around the lower to mid 20’s and hitting 26C on Monday, the late May Bank Holiday proved to be a real and most welcome scorcher with BBQ’s being held across the length and breadth of the UK. No figures yet, but if coverage was anything to go by, the media was buzzing […]

The wettest May on record – hardly Barbi time!

The UK has had its wettest May on record, with lots of heavy rain throughout the month. According to figures from the Met Office’s national climate information centre, Wales has already recorded 129% (110.6mm) of its average rainfall for the whole of the month, while the UK as a whole has had 88% (61.1mm). All […]

11 million BBQ’s held over Easter

With some reasonably decent weather over this year’s Easter Bank Holiday weekend, around 11 million BBQ’s were held, whilst less than 2020’s 15 million BBQ occasions, as there were only two pretty sunny days as opposed to last year’s wall-to-wall sunshine, it was still very good going! And as long as we have good summer […]

Boris goes Big on Barbi’s

As the 24th National BBQ Week draws to a close the Prime Minster has added his bit to helping us through the Lockdown and social-distancing; Groups of up to six people from different households will be able to meet outside in England from Monday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced. They can meet in their gardens – in […]

Everyone is BBQ’ing in Lockdown!

We’re in the third day of the 24th National BBQ Week and with the sizzlin’ sunny weather, it seems as if everyone, well at least at least half the nation has gone Barbi-mad. Even with the Lockdown and social-distancing, walk down any street and you’ll bound to hit by the awesome aroma of BBQ’ed food […]