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Thursday 22 June 2023, 7.30pm - 10:30pm

BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly, London W1J 9LN (fully accessible venue)

Freedom from Torture's award-winning event The Great Street Feast is back this summer, in celebration of Refugee Week. Join us for a fabulous evening of gourmet street food and entertainment whilst raising vital funds for survivors of torture.

We have brought together a hand-picked selection of London's finest chefs who will be cooking alongside survivors of torture to create the ultimate menu, celebrating food and cultures from around the world.

The iconic actor Dame Joanna Lumley will be in conversation with broadcaster and Freedom from Torture patron John McCarthy - you will hear about Joanna’s illustrious career and be swept away by stories from her travels. Plus, there will be live entertainment from the legendary comedian and author Alexei Sayle.


  • 7.30pm - 8:30pm Gourmet street food, fine wines and other treats and surprises
  • 8:45pm Special Guests Dame Joanna Lumley and John McCarthy in conversation and live entertainment from Alexei Sayle
  • 9:30pm Dessert by Cynthia Shanmugalingam of Rambutan
  • 10:30pm Carriages