When: 24th April 2014, 7pm – 11pm
Where: Gatti’s Ice House, The Canal Museum, 12 – 13 New Wharf Road, London N1 9RT
£: Tickets cost £15 for adults and £8 for students with valid ID. This event is for adults only.
What is it?
If you love ice cream then the National Trust’s London Late on 24th April will be too tempting to miss.
Victorian entrepreneur, Carlo Gatti is credited with making ice cream accessible to the public for the first time. His warehouse and ice well are located in what is now the London Canal Museum. Gatti’s ice well was constructed in 1857 and was capable of storing tonnes of ice, which was imported from Norway.
At this month’s London Late, explore the history of ice cream at Gatti’s Ice House with an evening of unique entertainment.
As part of the event, art collaborators Hunt & Darton will be encouraging playful participation and meaningful social encounters through their comic interaction and performances. Hunt & Darton will be joined by guest waiters Brian Lobel, Richard Layzell and Chris Dobrowolski. Expect some unusual ice cream inventions, with flavours to include crispy pig skin and broccoli, a performative tour of the building, coke floats and the chance to meet Carlos Gatti himself.
More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk