Littlegig 24H Festival: Music, DJ’s, Chefs, winemakers

Never before have festival-goers been so well fed. The Littlegig food experience is all about conscious abundance, with all food and drink included in the ticket price – a festival world first. Apart from open-til-late stations serving just that thing you felt like, this year there are 2 additional foodie experiences. There’s a Chef’s Table […]

Never before have festival-goers been so well fed. The Littlegig food experience is all about conscious abundance, with all food and drink included in the ticket price – a festival world first. Apart from open-til-late stations serving just that thing you felt like, this year there are 2 additional foodie experiences. There’s a Chef’s Table by a Top 10 chef, and an all-star female line-up Paired Food and Wine Tasting by 3 chef-restaurateurs and 3 winemakers. There’s also a string of pop-up bars in fantastical locations.

Highlights

  • 10% discount on festival ticket price for everyone booking through Eatsplorer!!!
  • Festival food and drink included in the ticket price – a festival world first.
  • A well-planned communal experience in nature, with imaginative installations 
and spotless bathrooms.
  • 6 chefs | 3 winemakers | 35 musicians | 18 djs | 17 designers | 5 
artists | 6 stages | 10 bars | 1 concept store (how amazing is that?!)
  • Additional foodie experiences: Chef’s Table by Arno Janse Van Rensburg, and an 
all-star female line-up Paired Food and Wine Tasting by 3 chef-restaurateurs and 3 winemakers. Both are ‘add-on’ experiences that carry an additional charge because of the production costs. Everyone booking through Eatsplorer also gets 10% discount on these tickets!

Duration

Saturday 10h00 – Sunday 12h00

Schedule

17 -18 February 2018, Wiesenhof farm

Price

R2300 p.p.

Special  10%  discount for everyone booking through Eatsplorer!! Send us a booking request below to claim your special discount. You will be provided with a discount code that you can use to make your booking! Group bookings also qualify for a bulk booking discount please email us on bookings@eatsplorer.com

Overview

Littlegig festival is a showcase of musicians, DJ’s, chefs, winemakers, artists, designers and performers. It’s for tastemakers, creatives and thought leaders who are time-poor and want to stay inspired. It’s time to scratch beneath the surface and to move from your busy, efficient lives to a space of expansiveness, creativity and connection. Littlegig is a 24H escape where you can connect through self-expression, fashion, dress-up and mutual admiration.

 “The Chef’s Table is Littlegig’s best-kept secret. It’s like a jewel in the forest – civilised, private, re-energising, and always with really interesting company.” Georgia Black, festival founder

Georgia Black created Littlegig as a series of concerts in 2013. Based on their success and wanting to deliver a deeper experience, she started the 24-hour festival in 2015. Littlegig 2018 is the festival’s 3rd edition, with former Elle DECO magazine editor Bielle Bellingham on board as the festival’s creative lead. Littlegig has quickly became known as a foodie festival and so, responding to this, in 2017 they expanded the food offering to include a Chef’s Table dinner by a leading chef. In 2018 they will also add a Chef and Winemaker’s Tasting. Both are ‘add-on’ experiences that carry an additional charge because of the production costs.

THE LINE-UP

Paired Food & Wine Tasting 

All-star female lineup of 3 chef-restaurateurs and 3 winemakers. A 30-minute walk-through experience of 6 tasting dishes and 6 wines. Arrive anytime between 1 and 4pm. Pre-bookings only. R150 per head.

Ask Heeger (Ash) x Nadia Newton Johnson (Newton Johnson Wines)

Smoked venison loin & liquorice with fired porcini & berry braised red cabbage | Newton Johnson Walker Bay Pinot Noir 2015

Ash baked sweet potato with nut dukkah, homemade buffalo feta, honey glazed pear & crispy ginger | Newton Johnson Southend Chardonnay 2016

Jenny Ward (Chefs) x Nadia Barnard (Waterkloof) 

Creamy yellowtail tartare with green apple salsa verde & green chili oil with crispy fried boquerone, served with wood fired lemon thyme flatbreads | Waterkloof Circumstance Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Poached white peach & raspberry with basil, vanilla & buttermilk layered pannacotta with wood fired almond meringue lollypop | Waterkloof Circumstance Cape Coral Mourvedré Rose 2017

Vanie Padayachee (Marigold) x Jocelyn Hogan-Wilson (Hogan Wines) 

Creamy butter chicken samosa with light celery seed pastry, yoghurt, chili, ginger, kashmiri spice & chaat masala cooked in the tandoor oven | Hogan Chenin Blanc 2016

Papdi chaat aloo served with chickpea curry, coriander, tamarind chutney and mint & coriander yoghurt | Hogan Divergent 2016

Chef’s Table Dinner (SOLD OUT!)

Top-10 headline Chef Arno Janse Van Rensburg (Janse & co.) will host a 6-course Chef’s Table dinner for 50 guests in the forest at an additional cost of R750 per head. 8pm. Pre-bookings only. CHEF’S TABLE TICKETS ON SALE 13 OCTOBER 2017.

The Chef’s Table is Littlegig’s best-kept secret. It’s like a jewel in the forest – civilised, private, re-energising, and always with really interesting company. It’s like a grown-up’s escape, bookended by hedonism.

What’s included

  • All food and beverages for 24 hours.
  • Music by a collection of relevant and diverse musicians and DJs, performances, surprise experiences, roving magic shows and creatively designed environments.
  • A Free Store,  where you can stock up on sweets, chocolates, suntan cream, condoms (for free of course.)

What’s not included

  • Transfers
  • Accommodation (camping or glamping at an additional price)

Important Information

  • Please note that the 10% discount only applies to the festival ticket as well as the Chefs Table and Food and Wine Pairing experience, not for camping and glamping tickets.

Itinerary

Saturday

11h00 to midnight: Food Forest & Bar, Craft Beer Bar, Wine Bar and Krone Salon

12h00 to 14h00: Gin Bar

11h00 to 21h00: Rum Shack,  Tropical Bass Bar

13h00 to 16h00: Paired Food & Wine Tasting

18h00 to 21h00: Tequila Pop up

18h00 to 23h00: Barista Bar

19h30 to 21h30: Chef’s Tables

20h00 to midnight: Chai Wallah

03h00 to 06h00: Secret After Party Bar

24h:  Water Station

Sunday

06h00 to 12h00: Barista Bar

08h00 to 12h00: Food Forest & Bar

 

All-Day Food Stations 

Saturday 11h00 to Midnight: open-fire corn on the cob | tiffin tin with butter chicken & jasmine rice | braai’d lamb riblets | wild mushroom kebabs | double-fried hot chips | ten-veg giant vietnamese crystal rolls | live pannekoek bar with toppings | las paletas ice creams

Saturday Midnight to Sunday 03h00: mature cheddar braai broodjies | double-fried hot chip station

Sunday Breakfast 09h00 to Midday: bacon & egg cups | warm pain au chocolat | healthy breakfast bowl with nuts seeds fruit & yoghurt | cold-pressed fresh fruit juices

 

 

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Photography: Jonx Pillimer, Sam Lowe, Aidan Tobias, The Seppi’s, Kleinjan Groenewald, Weylandts, Maison, Tatyana Silvana, Stefan Smuts.