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The Southampton Boat Show – 12-21 September 2014

Southampton Boat ShowCome and see us at The Southampton Boat Show which starts on 12th for ten days. Lots to see; there’s the NEW PSP Eye which gives a fantastic panoramic view of the show and the spectacular marina. There will be lots of things to buy and boats to board and an added bonus of the odd celebrity making an appearance. Finally and most importantly come and bag a last minute bargain and treat yourself to one of our three models.


Chatsworth Country Show – Friday 29th August to Sunday 31st August 2014

Chatsworth Country Show 2014
The Chatsworth Country Show is our last outdoor show this year. We love this show – the hot air balloons, the beautiful setting and of course the air show! Come and bag a last minute bargain at the show!


Edenbridge and Oxted Show – Sunday 24th August and Bank Holiday Monday 25th August

Edenbridge and Oxted Show 2014
The Edenbridge and Oxted Show is one of the most surprising shows we attend. The Bank Holiday Monday seems to be the favourite day – come along and see some the brand new Porcelain Enamel Griddle and Half Grill and see the new resin handles on all of our skewers.


CLA Game Fair – Blenheim Palace – Friday 18th July to Sunday 20th July 2014

CLA Game FairTHE CLA Game Fair is our biggest fair each year with over 150,000 visitors. This year it is held at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire. This is our favourite outdoor venue and our favourite outdoor show. We’re right on the corner of the big Food Court

Visit the CLA website at www.gamefair.co.uk


Kent County Show – Friday 11th July to Sunday 13th July 2014

Kent County ShowWe’re coming back to Churchill’s stomping ground. The Kent County Show is held in Dettling which is just outside of Maidstone. The show runs from Friday 11th to Sunday 13th July. We’re on the main avenue as you come in.

Visit the Kent County Show website at http://kentshowground.co.uk/


Northern Home Show – Manchester Central – Friday 4th July to Sunday 6th July 2014

Northern Home ShowThis is our second year at the Northern Home Show in Manchester and we are looking forward to be bringing the BarbeSkew range back up to the north west of England.

Visit the Northern Home Show website at http://www.northernhomeshow.co.uk/


Greek Cypriot Wine Festival – Alexandra Palace – Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th June 2014

Greek Cypriot Wine FestivalThe Greek Cypriot Wine Festival is the biggest event in the UK where 15,000 members of the Greek Cypriot Community mingle and enjoy the sights and sounds of Cyprus. This is our first time at the festival so we hope we can introduce the BarbeSkew to a community that understands all the benefits of rotisserie barbecuing.

Visit the Greek Cypriot Wine Festival website at http://www.parikiaki.com/cyprus-wine-festival-2013/


Royal Norfolk Show – Wednesday 25th and Thursday 26th June 2014

Royal Norfolk Show 2014
We love Norfolk. This is our main show in Norfolk this year. Come and find us on Avenue 8.


Royal Highland Show – Thursday 19th to Sunday 22nd June 2014

Royal Highland ShowWe’re looking forward to the Royal Highland Show and our stay in Edinburgh! We think this is one of the biggest outdoor and best organised shows that we attend. We’re also looking forward to the Scottish Snowballs available in the Marks and Spencer Shop on site!

Visit the Royal Highland website at http://royalhighlandshow.org/


Ideal Home Show at Manchester (Event City) Friday 6th June to Sunday 8th June 2014

Ideal Home Show at Manchester 2014
The Ideal Home Show has been running for over 100 years but this is the first exhibition in Manchester. Every single square metre of Event City is packed with the latest items for your home. It is a splendid day out and it is one of our showcase events where you are able to see our full range of BarbeSkew’s at first hand and have them demonstrated to you in person.


Royal Bath & West Show – Wednesday 28th May to Saturday 31st May 2014

Royal Bath & West Show 2014
The Royal Bath & West Show runs for the last 4 days in May. The Royal Bath & West is perfect for a fantastic day out. Come and see the BarbeSkew in action!


Surrey County Show – Bank Holiday Monday 26th May 2014

Surrey County Show 2014
The first of our county shows is this coming Bank Holiday Monday. The Surrey County Show is a one day show and is perfect for a fantastic bank holiday day out. Come and see us in the usual location at the show!


Grand Designs ExCel 2014 – Saturday 3rd May to Sunday 11th May 2014

Grand Designs 2014
Grand Designs London starts this bank holiday weekend Saturday 3rd May and continues until the following weekend finishing Sunday 11th May. This is one of our best exhibitions and if you’d like tickets to attend and come and see the BarbeSkew range with a personal demonstration by ourselves then please call us so we can arrange to send you tickets.


Brighton Homes Gardens etc Show – 26th and 27th April 2014

Homes Gardens etc ShowWelcome to our local show. The Brighton Homes Gardens etc Show is being held at The Brighton Centre at the end of April. We have a flagship stand at the show and are able to demonstrate the full range of BarbeSkew models.

Visit the Brighton Homes Gardens etc website at http://etchomesandgardens.co.uk//


Ideal Home Show – Friday 14th March to Sunday 30th March 2014

Ideal Home Show 2014
The Ideal Home Show has been running for over 100 years and is the biggest exhibition in the UK. We have been informed that this is the last show at Earls Court Exhibition Centre in this 1930′s iconic art deco exhibition hall, as it is due for demolition this year. Every single square metre of the hall is packed with the latest items for your home. It is a splendid day out and it is our showcase event where you are able to see our full range of BarbeSkew’s at first hand and have them demonstrated to you in person.


Southern Home Show – Alexandra Palace – Friday 31st January to Sunday 2nd February 2014

Southern Home ShowWelcome to our first show of 2014. The Southern Home Show is being held at Alexandra Palace at the end of January and is your chance to get an early season bargain on your BarbeSkew. We have a fantastic stand and are able to demonstrate the full range of BarbeSkew models.

Visit the Northern Home Building website at http://www.southernhomeshow.co.uk/


Ideal Home Show at Christmas – Wed 13th November to Sun 17th November 2013

Ideal Home at Christmas at Earls CourtThis is our last show of the year and is a great show – you can usually take in treats like performances from the Jersey Boys and other West End musicals. Of course with it being the very end of the season then you can get the best offers from BarbeSkew too! If you’d like a pair of free tickets then please don’t hesitate to contact us on 01273 542382.


The Northern Home Building and Renovating Show – Friday 1st November to Sunday 3rd November 2013

The Northern Home Building and Renovating ShowThis is our penultimate show this year and is held at the Harrogate International Centre. There will be some fantastic end of season deals at the show – we don’t want to hold any stock over the winter!

Visit the Northern Home Building website at http://harrogate.homebuildingshow.co.uk/en/default.aspx


Bristol Home, Food and Drink Festival – Saturday 26th October and Sunday 27th October

Bristol Home, Food and Drink FestivalThere’s an extra benefit to visiting the Bristol Home, Food and Drink Festival – Ed will be doing a talk on how he set up BarbeSkew – appearing on Dragons’ Den and then taking questions from the audience. So if you’ve got questions for Ed and want to hear the full story of BarbeSkew then pop along on the Saturday or Sunday to this excellent show.

Visit the Bristol Home, Food and Drink Festival website at http://homeandfoodfestival.co.uk/


Grand Designs – NEC Birmingham – Friday 4th October to Sunday 6th October 2013

Grand Designs NECGrand Designs at the NEC is a great show packed full of ideas and inspiration for your home and garden. BarbeSkew have a fantastic stand in the garden section and if you would like free tickets then just give us a call and we can either send them before the show or pass you the tickets at the gate of the show.


National Homebuilding Show (Olympia) – Friday 27th to Sunday 29th September 2013

National Homebuilding ExhibitionIf you are making improvements to your home then this is the ultimate practical exhibition to come through to! And let’s face it, if you’re spending £10k-100k improving your home then what’s a few hundred on the best barbecue ever invented by man!


Royal Berkshire Show – Saturday 21st to Sunday 22nd September

Royal Berkshire ShowThis is our fifth year at the Royal Berkshire Show. The weather is looking good this weekend. The Royal Berkshire is one of the premier shows in the south. It is held at the Newbury Showground just off the M4. We’re excited because it’s our last outdoor show this year!

Visit the Royal Berkshire Show website at http://www.newburyshowground.co.uk/index.html


Midland Game Fair – 14th and 15th September 2013

Midland Game FairThe Midland Game Fair attracted 86,000 visitors last year. It is held at Weston Park near Telford. This is our penultimate outdoor show this year with the Royal Berkshire being the last outdoor show next weekend.

Visit the Midland Game Fair website at http://www.countrymanfairs.co.uk/midland-game-fair


Sandringham Game & Country Fair – 7th and 8th September 2013

Sandringham Game FairWe’ve come to see the Queen at Sandringham but have found out she’s going to the Highland Games near Balmoral! It’s a beautiful weekend and this is a great fun day out for all the family. There are some fantastic end of season BarbeSkew offers at this show, so come and bag a special end of season deal!

Visit the Sandringham Game Fair website at http://www.livingheritagecountryshows.co.uk/show/sandringham-game-country-fair/48.php


Chatsworth Country Fair – Friday 30th August to Sunday 1st September

Chatsworth Country FairChatsworth House is a beautiful setting for this show which has the Red Arrows as its highlight. Last year we had a hot air balloon drift just over a metre over the top of the BarbeSkew gazebo! So come and see the BarbeSkew team at this beautiful location – you won’t be disappointed!


Edenbridge & Oxted Agricultural Show – Sunday 25th August & Bank Holiday Monday 26th August

Edenbridge & Oxted Agricultural ShowWe love this show! It’s a two day show on the Sunday and Monday of the last bank holiday of the year. It’s your chance to bag an end of season special offer on the BarbeSkew range – you may still be able to get a couple of months use out of it this year! We’ve just had our last set of stock for this year come in so come and bag an end of season bargain!


Holkham Country Fair – Saturday 27th July – Sunday 28th July

Holkham Country FairWe’re looking forward to the Holkham Country Show. It’s in on the north Norfolk coast and looks like it’s going to be a big show! Come and see the BarbeSkew team carry out their demonstrations at the show!

Visit the Holkham Country Fair website at http://www.holkhamcountryfair.com/


CLA Game Fair – Friday 19th July to Sunday 21st July

CLA Game FairTHE CLA Game Fair is our biggest fair each year with over 150,000 visitors. This year it is held at Ragley Hall near Warwick. We have 2 sets of tickets to give away free for people that would like to come and see the BarbeSkew. Email us at info@barbeskew.co.uk – first come first served!

Visit the CLA website at www.gamefair.co.uk


Northern Home Show – Friday 14th June – Sunday 16th June 2013

Northern Home Show 2013As part of our Northern Tour we’re stopping off in Manchester for the Northern Home Show. This show has been created by the people who started the National Home Improvement Show and many people have said they think it’s one of the best shows they’ve attended. After Manchester we go down to the Cheshire County Show followed by the Royal Highland Show so we’ll be feeling very northern for a couple of weeks!


South of England Show – Thursday 6th June – Saturday 8th June 2013

South of England Show 2013We’ve just come back from the Royal Bath & West Show where a returned gentleman with his wife (and a double barrelled surname) declared: I’ve been coming to the Royal Bath & West Show for 25 years. I’m never coming again because there was nothing that interested me but BarbeSkew saved the day because this is the most inventive item at the whole show. So come and visit us at the South of England Show to see our demonstration and find out for yourself why the BarbeSkew is so inventive!


Surrey County Show – Monday 27th May 2013

Surrey County Show 2013The Surrey County Show takes place on the last bank holiday Monday in May and is a fantastic show with many interesting exhibitors. The BarbeSkew team will be present demonstrating all their models of BarbeSkew offering you some fantastic show deals!


Foodies Festival – Tatton Park – Friday 17th May to Sunday 19th May 2013

Foodies Festival Tatton ParkMeet us this weekend at the Foodies Festival at Tatton Park. We’re in a big tent so it doesn’t matter if it rains!

If you would like free tickets for this event then please ring us on 01273 542382.


Grand Designs London Excel – Saturday 4th May to Sunday 12th May 2013

Grand Designs London ExcelThis is one of our main exhibitions of the year. This 9 day exhibition will give you ideas and inspirations for both inside and outside your house. For free tickets to this event please contact us via our website.


East Anglian Game Fair – Saturday 27th April and Sunday 28th April 2013

East Anglian Game FairThis is our first major outdoor show of the year. The show runs on Saturday 27th April and Sunday 28th April 2013.

It looks like it’s going to be a super sunny weekend which should help make this one of the best shows to visit!

Visit their website at www.ukgamefair.co.uk


All About Gardening – Newark Friday 19th April to Sunday 21st April 2013

Newark Garden ShowThis show takes place at the Newark Showground just off the A1. The show runs from Friday 19th April to Sunday 21st April 2013 and there is an All About Dogs Show at the same time so feel free to bring your dog with you! Just the right time of year to buy your new BarbeSkew!


All About Gardening – Newbury 12th April to 14th April 2013

Newbury Garden ShowThis show takes place at the Newbury Showground just off the M4. This is our first outdoor exhibition this year! The show runs from Friday 12th April to Sunday 14th April 2013 and there is an All About Dogs Show at the same time so feel free to bring your dog with you! All models of BarbeSkew will be demonstrated at the show.


Ideal Home Show 15th March – 1st April 2013

Ideal Home Show 2013This is the last Ideal Home Show at Earls Court in London before it is knocked down for a housing development. Come and see the upgraded models of the BarbeSkew at our busiest exhibition of the year! The show runs from Friday 15th March to Easter Monday 1st April with late night shopping on Thursday 21st/28th till 9pm.


Etc Gardens & Homes Brighton Centre 2nd-3rd March 2013

ETC Gardens And Homes ShowBarbeSkew launch their 2013 shows in their home town of Brighton at the Etc Gardens and Homes Show at the Brighton Centre on Saturday 2nd March and Sunday 3rd March 2013. Come and see the new enhanced BarbeSkew team with the new 2013 BarbeSkew models on show!


The Royal Berkshire Show 17th, 18th September 2011

The Royal County of Berkshire Show

It is nearly the end of summer, there are only a few more chances for you to see Ed and the team. The Royal County of Berkshire Show is one for the biggest. More importantly it is the last outdoors show, so it is the last chance for Ed to light-up the BarbeSkews and offer visitors a taste of the local produce, cooked by his own fair hands. When you find out what barbecued food should taste like you will be tempted to invest in a barbecue for next summer.

So before Ed curls up into a ball after a very busy summer and hibernates, you had better take your last chance! Click on the logo or their website link here for full details of the show.


Chatsworth Country Fair Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th September

Chatsworth Country Fair

BarbeSkew and the Red Arrows will be visiting one of England’s finest country houses. Sounds like a great mix of traditional and modern. Enjoy the spectacular gardens and a fascinating list of events and exhibits to see.

The Red Arrows are only visiting on Friday and Sunday, but Ed and the team will be there all weekend. To get more details click here (or on the logo) for the Chatsworth Country Fair website.


Oxfordshire County and Thame Show July 30th

Oxfordshire County and Thame Show

The Oxfordshire County and Thame Show describes itself as ‘The Greatest One Day Agricultural Show in the country’. The day is July 30th, the venue is the showground just off the A4129 Kingsey Road in Thame and the opportunity is to see the whole range of BarbeSkews up close and to ask the inventor what makes them so special.


Ed goes back ‘ome to Great Yorkshire Show

BarbeSkew visits the Great Yorkshire Show

From 12th to 14th July, Great Yorkshire Showground near Harrogate hosts the Great Yorkshire Show. The full range of BarbeSkews, Ed and the team and the many attractions that the show has to offer – it is the place to be.

Full details on their website.


Kent County Show 15th to 17th July

For 3 days at the Kent County Agricultural Showground near Maidstone.


Royal Welsh Show 18th to 21st July 2011

The Royal Welsh Showground at Llanelwedd, is the venue for the 4 day The Royal Welsh Show. What better place to see the BarbeSkew range and sing its praises! Say hello to Ed and the team. You can bet that Ed will have found some great welsh sausages etc there and will be expertly barbeskewing them for you to taste.

There are many other attractions there to see, including Titan the comedic robot who toured with JLS over New Year (I kid you not) and Meirion Owen and his sheepdogs rounding up the Quack Pack.

Click on the logo or here for details from their website.


The New Forest Show – July 26th to 28th

BarbeSkew will be visiting the New Forest Show 2011The New Forest & Hampshire County Show will be at The Showground, New Park, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, SO42 7QH for the 3 days from July 26th to 28th. Join Ed and the team there, see the whole BarbeSkew range and maybe you can twist Ed’s arm and gt home to cook some of the local produce on the BarbeSkew to taste it at its best.


BarbeSkew is visiting the CLA Gamefair at Blenheim Palace July 22nd to 24th

BarbeSkew is visiting the CLA GamefairThe delights of Oxfordshire, one of the best country houses and parks in the country and the whole range of BarbeSkews to see. Describing itself as the “World’s Leading Country Sport Event”, the show hosts the UK’s biggest and best shooting and fishing shows as well as the most comprehensive gundog and falconry exhibitions alongside every other aspect of countryside activities and interests such as ferreting, gamekeeping, Estate Management, Forestry and Woodland, hounds and hunting.
Please click on the logo to see the full details from their website.


Grillstock – the BBQ Festival – 2nd/ 3rd July

GrillStock, The BBQ Festival 2011Come along to Bristol Harbourside, to the U.K’s biggest BBQ Festival. There will be lots of music, two well stocked bars and free children’s entertainment, amongst many other events and exhibitions. There is also a US-style barbecue competition.

We’re sure Ed should win it, but go and give him your support, see the BarbeSkews where you can compare them with them other ones and enjoy a good day out.

Full details at the Grillstock website.


Royal Highland Show 23rd-26th June

Royal Highland Show North of the border beckons. Just outside Edinburgh Airport is place for 4 days for “an eclectic mix of the expected and unexpected that keeps the thousands who flock here each year coming back year after year.”

Ed wants to know if you can BarbeSkew a haggis, but he is not a good shot and hasn’t managed to bag one yet.


Royal Norfolk Show – 29th/ 30th June

Royal Norfolk ShowNorfolk Showground is the venue for the 2 day Royal Norfolk show starting on 29th June. It claims to be the largest two-day agricultural show in the country, and offers the chance to sample some of Norfolk’s finest produce. What better way to taste some of it than cooked on a BarbeSkew. Meet Ed and the team, see the range of BarbeSkews and maybe taste a sample cooked by the BarbeSkew guru himself!


The Cheshire County Show

Cheshire County ShowAt Tabley near Knutsford on 21st and 22nd June, the Cheshire County Show gets Ed and the team on the road again. Charcoal and gas barbecues all on display, demonstrations and maybe even a taste of some local produce cooked to perfection.

Details of the shows can be found at the Cheshire Show website.


The Three Counties Show

Three Counties ShowMalvern is the place for another show and another chance to see the BarbeSkew range of charcoal and gas barbecues. The show runs from Friday 17th to Sunday 19th June. That gives you three days to meet Ed and, if he follows his usual habit, try some of the best locally produced sausages and burgers, cooked by the team.

Full details of everything at the show, as always, from the show website.


The South of England Show

South of England ShowCloser to home for the BarbeSkew team, the South of England Show at Ardingly, Haywards Heath, West Sussex from 9th to 11th June. The whole BarbeSkew range and a whole range of things to see and do.

Get all the details from the SOES website.


The Royal Bath and West Show

Royal Bath & West

The Royal Bath and West Show takes place near Shepton Mallet in Somerset over the Spring half term from the 1st to the 4th of June. The BarbeSkew team will be there for you to see the whole range and probably sample the produce.

Other highlights of the show include: Ladies Day, on Friday 3 June, the country’s biggest cheese show, a celebration of cider featuring the biggest cider competition in the country and the Imagineering Fair where children will also be able to explore the creative possibilities of science, engineering and technology.

Food, drink and technology, definitely the right place to see a BarbeSkew!

All details at the Bath and West website.


Surrey Country Show, Spring Bank Holiday Monday 30th May 2011 at Stoke Park, Guildford

Enjoy a sunny (hopefully) Bank Holiday Monday at the Surrey County Show and meet Ed and the team and more importantly see the BarbeSkew in action. All models will be there and you may even get to taste the results; Ed can’t resist buying some sausages and burgers to show what well cooked barbecue food should be like.

Stoke Park is on the north side of the centre of Guildford, less than 15 minute walk or a short bus ride. Get more information from the www.surreycountyshow.co.uk.


Hertfordshire County Show 28th to 29th May

Three days in the south-east start with 2 days in Redbourn, Hertfordshire. The Hertfordshire County Show is just 300m from Junction 9 of the M1.

Come and see Ed and the team, try some BarbeSkewed food and be so impressed you place an order. If you need a little time to think about it, we will be at the Surrey County Show the next day.

Click on the link here for more details of the Hertfordshire County Show.


Devon County Show 19th to 21st May

Go West Young BarbeSkewers!

Ed and the team will be at the Devon County Show at Westpoint Exhibition Centre near Exeter from 19th to 21st May. See the BarbeSkew in action, try the food, then treat yourself to the best rotisserie barbecue around.

Full details of the show can be found at the show website.


BarbeSkew Demonstrations Easter Saturday at Burford Garden Company

Easter Saturday, St. George’s Day and a range of rotisserie barbecues – what a great mix! On Saturday 23rd April, Ed ‘BarbeSkew King’ Wray will be at the Burford Garden Centre, giving demonstrations and barbecuing advice.


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Balmoral Show 11th to 13th May 2011

Regrettably, we have had to cancel our trip to Kings Hall, North Belfast. However we do have 3 dealers in Ulster where you can see BarbeSkews.


Grand Designs Live

The BarbeSkew team UK tour moves on to the Grand Designs Live show at Excel, London from 30th April to 8th May 2011. See our stylish BBQs in this place that appreciates great design and maybe ask Kevin if he likes BarbeSkewing.

Full details at their website.


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BarbeSkew Weekend at Coletta and Tyson Garden Centre

This weekend 9th and 10th April 2011, Coletta and Tyson Garden Centre, Woodmansey, Beverley are holding a BarbeSkew weekend with free tasters, demonstrations of the BarbeSkew in action between 10.30 and 4.30. For bargain hunters there is a 10% discount on BarbeSkews this weekend only.

Full details can be found at Coletta’s BarbeSkew Weekend website.


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See BarbeSkew at East Anglian Game & Country Fair

See us at the East Anglian Game & Country Fair, which is at the Norfolk Showground, Norwich on Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th April 2011.

Full details can be found on their website: East Anglian Game & Country Fair.

East Anglian Game & Country Fair


Newsletter Archive

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See BarbeSkew at the Ideal Home Show, Earls Court, 11th to 27th March 2011

Ideal Home Show 2011 – March 11th-27th Earls Court London

BarbeSkew has decided this year for the first time to exhibit at The Ideal Homes Show in March 2011.

The Ideal Home Show is Britain’s biggest and longest running event, boasting a massive 250,000 visitors in attendance at each show.

We will be displaying all three models of the BarbeSkew, as shown below, and performing demonstrations on how easy it is to cook on the BarbeSkew, and
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See BarbeSkew at Grand Designs Live 2010

The BarbeSkew Team will be at the Grand Designs Live Show 2010 from 8th to 10th October at the NEC.

For full details please see the show’s website.

See the best barbecues at Grand Designs Live 2010


See BarbeSkew at The National Home Improvement Show

The National Home Improvement Show

1st to 3rd October 2010 – Earls Court, London

For full details see their website.

See BarbeSkew at the National Home Improvement Show


BarbeSkew demonstrations at the Royal Berskshire Show 18th/ 19th September

BarbeSkew at the Royal Berkshire

See us at the Royal Berkshire Show at the Newbury Showground on 18th/ 19th September.

Show website


BarbeSkew visits Downtown Garden Centre on Sunday 8th August

See a demonstration of the BarbeSkew in action by the BarbeSkew inventor at Downtown Garnden Centre near Grantham, Lincolnshire on Sunday 8th August.

Downtown Garden Centre

For map and more inforamtion about Downtown see: http://www.oldrids.co.uk/


Strategic Quality Alliance

BarbeSkew Company Limited has formed a strategic quality alliance with RKS Laboratories Limited to cover all aspects of quality. RKS Laboratories is a UKAS accredited facility meeting the requirements of ISO 17025:2005 and has been providing advice and guidance to companies for over 50 years on testing, certification and development.

Tim Robinson, the Technical Director of RKS Laboratories, said “Our alliance with BarbeSkew will ensure that the product not only meets the latest quality standards, but exceeds these standards, and with the two companies working together, we aim to make the BarbeSkew one of the highest quality barbecues in the world.


Harrods to sell BarbeSkew!

The BarbeSkew – the “must have” accessory for summer 2008 and Euro 2008 – will be for sale at Harrods.

Harrods are the latest retailer to confirm they will stock the BarbeSkew – the world’s first hands-free barbecue – and will feature it at their Barbecue Event Days.

The Harrods buyer stated “I like the BarbeSkew because it is not just another boring old grill. It is different from everything else that’s on the market and I think it represents an exciting new line of barbecues.”

Ed Wray, the Managing Director of BarbeSkew, said “Harrods are a world class retailer and so we are delighted they are participating in the BarbeSkew Revolution”


BarbeSkew goes Green!

The BarbeSkew team have just returned from exhibiting at the 8th European DIY Retailers Annual Conference in Berlin where some of Europe’s leading DIY retailers including Kingfisher (B&Q), OBI (Germany) and Silvan (Denmark) presented “Sustainability and Energy Efficiency – Strategies for Success in the DIY Sector of Tomorrow”.

In line with this, BarbeSkew Company Limited are pleased to announce that from this point, the wood in the skewers will be sourced from FSC (Forest Sustainability Council) sources. The MD of BarbeSkew, Ed Wray, said “New consumer values demand new solutions and so I am proud the BarbeSkew is leading the field”.


Barbeskew named best product at GLEE 2007

BARBESKEW WINS BEST NEW PRODUCT AWARD
Industry recognised award for the World’s First Hands-Free Barbecue

BarbeSkew, the World’s First Hands-Free Barbecue, has been voted best new product at GLEE, one of Europe’s largest trade events for garden, pet and leisure.

Ed Wray, BarbeSkew’s Managing Director, says: “I am simply over the moon. This has been the perfect start to GLEE. The fact that this is an industry recognised award is a massive boost for what I believe is a product which will revolutionise the way people barbecue food in the future.”

The BarbeSkew, which cooks food to perfection, is a new design that makes barbecuing easier and safer than ever before. The days of black sausages with pink middles are over!

The BarbeSkew – which takes it name from BARBEcue and SKEWer – combines the traditional bbq with a spit roast. Instead of a grill above the flames, the BarbeSkew automatically slowly rotates the food on skewers ensuring it is cooked thoroughly but making sure it doesn’t burn. Larger produce such as fish and burgers can be cooked too by placing them in a rotating cages.

The BarbeSkew is the brainchild of entrepreneur Ed Wray who spotted a niche in the market while eating barbecued food at a party. Ed was motivated to design the BarbeSkew as he was fed up of eating badly prepared barbecued food. He says: “On a traditional barbecue, the food is placed on the grill – it burns. It is turned over – it burns. And then it is taken off the grill – uncooked. And what are you left with? Burnt uncooked food.” He continues: “The BarbeSkew not only prepares food properly but the chef can have a drink and chat to guests without worrying about constantly turning food over. And you can cook food in all weathers by closing the lid.”

The BarbeSkew has some brilliant features including:

* a charcoal tray that raises and lowers using a handle that gives fantastic heat control
* nine small kebab skewers and three large ones
* a chrome cage in which to cook fish or steaks to perfection
* an easy-clean removable charcoal / fat tray. It’s never been easier to clean your barbecue.


BarbeSkew wins HSBC Start-Up Stars Southern Region Award

The HSBC Start-Up Stars Awards is one of the UK’s most highly-coveted small business awards. Held annually since 2000, it recognises fledgling businesses with an inspiring blend of creativity, determination and business acumen.

Over 1500 entries were registered this year with BarbeSkew Company Limited winning the Southern Region Award.

Ed says “With BarbeSkew heading towards being an international brand, it is just fantastic that the HSBC have seen the product and liked it, and this means BarbeSkew will receive tremendous promotion through the HSBC network and also through their sponsors The Daily Express and Sky News.

For more details of the awards see www.startupstars.hsbc.co.uk


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