Jim Carroll | Litfest A Food and Drinks Literacy Festival at Ballymaloe
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Jim Carroll is the founder, producer and host of the Banter series of talks, discussions and conversations. Since 2009, Banter has put on over 160 events at festivals, venues and happenings in Ireland, the UK and Europe and hosted talks on everything from birds to bees, food to farming and politics to poetry. See thisisbanter.com for more information and podcasts of our previous adventures worldwide

Banter at Litfest 2017 in The Garden Tent

It’s the three in a row for the Banter series of talks, discussions, conversations and heated debates as we return to the
garden tent at Ballymaloe with some colourful characters and interesting folks for you to meet. All talks hosted by Banter
producer and founder Jim Carroll.
 
Saturday 20th may
 
Noon

What’s on the Chef’s Table?

The director and executive producer of the Emmy-nominated and award-winning Netflix show about how to produce a food show for the ages.
 
3pm

The food investigator

A conversation with Sheila Dillon, award-winning presenter of BBC Radio 4’s The Food Programme, about what it takes to find out what makes it into our food.
 
Sunday 21st May
 
Noon

Food for good

Michelle Darmody and Ellie Kisyombe from Our Table’s guide to how a food business can make real social and economic change
 
3pm

Our friend from Lithuania

A conversation with Lithuania's European Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis about Europe, Lithuania, heart surgery, the post-Soviet age, food, the future and why
Nigel Farage is a numptie
Years at Litfest: 2017
Type: Fringe

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About Litfest

Litfest - A Food and Drinks Literacy Festival at Ballymaloe is a weekend filled with fascinating facts, inspirational stories, intriguing discussions, incredible knowledge, fantastic music, fabulous dancing and of course, delicious food and drinks.
 
It is the only festival of its kind in Ireland and has created an important hub for food and drinks enthusiasts worldwide to meet and share ideas with each other.

Check out the video of Litfest 2016

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