Bake for Syria

We’re organising an alternative Columbia Road Market event on Saturday 29th July.

The event is free and everyone is invited. All of your favourite Columbia Road shops will be trading and we have arranged a street closure to throw the world’s greatest bake sale.

Featuring some of the country’s very best bakeries, chefs and street food (full lineup below), plus djs and a cake competition, and the best part of all is that all the funds raised will go to support the charity #CookForSyria.


Where: Columbia Road

When: Sat 29th July, 10am – 5pm

Entry is free


Line up includes:




The Boy Who Bakes

Bread Ahead Bakery & School

Dear Safia

Dominique Ansel Bakery

Fatties Bakery

The Good Egg

Henrietta Inman

Jude’s Ice Cream

Lily Vanilli

Mary Lou’s Bakehouse

Newton & Pott Preserves


Pizza Pilgrims

Smokestak BBQ




Baileys Iced Coffee

Plants from Grace & Thorn

Melissa Hemsley Mocktails

DJ’s on the day including Melissa Hemsley, Missy Flynn (Rita’s), Matt Doran, Chewy, Lily Vanilli, DJ Fluff Pot + friends.

Lots more to be announced!


There will be a cake competition on the day – bring along your best Syrian inspired baking by 3pm to impress the judges Rosie Birkett, Chetna Makan, Lily Vanilli, Felicity Spector & Clerkenwell Boy.

The winner’s recipe will be featured on the #CookForSyria website alongside Syrian dishes from some of the country’s favourite bakeries.


Proceeds go to support #CookForSyria which raises funds for Syria & the Region via NEXTGen London.

Curated by Lily Vanilli, Clerkenwell Boy & Gemma Bell PR.

In partnership with SUITCASE Magazine, NEXTGen London, Bang Bang 

Supported by Baileys


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