Kitchen Club 4: Thank Bitterness!

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Arts Catalyst's Kitchen Club brings together people who care about food including its circulation and production, to collectively reflect on what it means – culturally, socially and environmentally – to prepare, share and consume in the kitchen.

Kitchen Club 4 - Thank Bitterness! With Priya Jay

What is the knowledge, memory and medicine held in bitters? If we sat with bitterness, what might emerge?
A morning of tasting herbs and thinking aloud together will be facilitated by writer and researcher Priya Jay. She will invite participants to explore the taste, sensation, memory and medicine of bitter herbs. Taking time with a flavour that many of us avoid or aren’t used to, this will be an opportunity to sit with the power and potential of bitterness.
Priya Jay is a writer and researcher based in London. Her practice engages with embodied writing, informal study and the liberatory potential of bodywork.
Kitchen Club is a series of workshops connected to Arts Catalyst’s Emergent Ecologies programme. The first season of Kitchen Club is co-curated with artist Harun Morrison in the context of his project Mind Garden.
Tickets are free but please reserve a place to help us manage capacity. If you can no longer make it, please request a refund so your place can be reallocated.
ACCESS: The workshop takes place at Sheffield Mind, which has step free access and a disabled toilet. Regular bus services are in place along London / Abbeydale Road which is a 6 minute walk away. 
If you are attending using a wheelchair or for more access information please email:
We take extra precautions to manage the risk of COVID-19.
We ask everyone attending this event to
- Bring a mask (to wear if the group collectively decides on this).
- Take a LFT test on the day of the event if you can.
- Wear layers if you feel the cold as windows will be open.
We are limiting capacity to enable social distancing and the room will be well ventilated.
Please note: If you have any symptoms of COVID-19 such as sore throat, continuous headache, dry cough, runny nose, loss of taste of smell, or high temperature, or have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, please do not attend. We want to keep everyone as safe as possible. Thank you for your understanding.