Glynn Purnell kitchen now sold out

More sponsors join Friday Night charity event.

Tickets for Glynn Purnell’s Friday Night Kitchen with Friends have sold out in record time, as two further West Midlands businesses pledge their support.

With only three months to go, guests have snapped up all 400 tickets to the event which will see Michelin-starred chef Glynn Purnell and Masterchef judge Gregg Wallace join forces to serve up a live culinary experience at Aston Villa Football Club on Friday, 2nd October.

Firmly on board and giving the event a further sponsorship boost is Turkish Airlines and Nuneaton-based lighting specialists Lightique. Joining fellow sponsors is headline sponsor Birmingham Airport; Elonex Outdoor Media, Birmingham; OGL Computer, Worcestershire; Rudells The Jewellers, Harborne and Wolverhampton; Hotel Indigo, Birmingham; Enotria Wines and Graypaul Maserati, Solihull.

Neil Smith, Director at Lightique says: “We are delighted to show our support to Cure Leukaemia and this event which has clearly proved popular amongst guests. 2015 is a massive year for Birmingham and its events such as these which bring people together to showcase what the city has to offer.”

Hosted by TV foodie Gregg Wallace, celebrity chef Glynn Purnell will bring his culinary magic to the stage for a four course dinner, with TV personality and chef, Rustie Lee serving the first course.

During the event, the audience will enjoy each course prepared under Glynn’s guidance and served by the award-winning catering team at Villa Park, managed by Villa’s Executive Chef, Peter Reed.

Jackie Kelly, Head of Corporate Partnerships at Cure Leukaemia and GPFNK Event Manager, says: “We are delighted that the event has sparked so much interest across the city. Thanks to all our guests and sponsors, we are one step closer to reaching our fundraising target of £50,000. With entertainment by the live covers band The Subterraneans, and Russ Morris of Heart FM, it will definitely be a Friday night to remember.”

Glynn Purnell added: “We can’t wait to welcome all our guests as they join me and my celebrity friends for an evening of good food and fun! We look forward to sharing our love of food, fun stories and experiences with everyone.”

Rustie Lee, adds: “I can’t wait to see what culinary delights Glynn cooks up for everyone. This is such an amazing event in the city and I am delighted to be serving the first course to guests.”

Tickets for the event can now only be purchased through sponsorship. For more information about available sponsorship packages, please contact Jackie Kelly on