A Fried Chicken Festival Is Happening In London

A celebration of all things made from chicken and fried

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Fried chicken is going to be celebrated in all its glory at a food festival in London later this summer.

Although we can't confirm whether the chicken connoisseur will be making an appearance (or a crep check), one thing is for sure: there'll be more fried chicken than you can get your mouth around, and it's going to be brilliant.

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The Evening Standard say Kings Cross is going to be overrun with tasty meaty treats in just a few weekends time, when street food masters Kerb bring London's best chicken friers together for a day of delights.

Eight 'bird bosses' will hit up Granary Square alongside live bands, craft beer and a mojito bar, as well as sundaes and sweet bites from South East Cakery on Friday May 5 and Saturday May 6.

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As for the chicken specialists involved? Mother Clucker, Other Side Fried, Bill or Beak, Killa, Daja Chicken, Only Jerkin', Petare and Mother Flipper will be showing off their skills - all you have to do is attempt to taste 'em all.

And don't even worry about how having the dosh - each ticket entitles you to a portion of fried chicken from every trader present, as well as a free drink of your choice. Once you've tried them all, you're invited to vote for your fave on the Bucket List Wall of Fame. Amazing.

The event runs from 6-11pm on Friday 5 May and from both 12-5pm and 6-11pm on Saturday 6 May. Tickets are available now for £20.