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2012 Archive

FORMANS GAMES by Lance Forman

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Available on the Forman & Field website, Forman’s Games lifts the lid on the acrimonious battle that pitched Forman’s, the country’s finest purveyor of smoked salmon, against the combined might of the UK authorities and the International Olympic Committee in the run-up to the 2012 London Olympics.

This is the story of one family business, established in 1905, fighting the might of national and local government, the London Olympic Games Organising Committee (LOCOG) and of course the Olympic Movement, which operates above the laws of the countries who host its activities.  Read more...

Tuesday

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September 2016

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Mo Farah at Forman's Fish Island

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Olympic here Mo Farah joined us for the announcement by Camelot of the Five Mile Run taking place in the Olympic Park this summer. Lance Forman has announced he will be competing, running in shirt number 2012. The 2012 will be crossed out, of course, so as not to infringe any Olympic branding!P1030665 - small Read more...

Friday

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April 2013

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Evening Standard Review of Formans Restaurant

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There’s a cracking review of our new restaurant in the Evening Standard today. It’s all very new for us so we’re delighted to get a thumbs up for just about everything on the menu that night. If you’d like to book a table please call 0208 5252 365.

The review is as follows:

Olympic hope for an old Eastender’s restaurant

By David Sexton, 10.09.09

I have yet to meet a single Londoner who is genuinely pleased that we are staging the 2012 Olympics.

For most of us, the project just means irritation and taxes. Read more...

Thursday

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September 2009

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Boris Opens Formans!

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Boris Johnson paid us a visit today to declare our new premises officially more open that they have been for the last 16 months.

Boris deftly unveils plaque

Boris deftly unveils plaque

Along with some of our clients, suppliers, friends and members of the press, he joined us for wild smoked Scottish salmon and Chapel Down champagne breakfast. It was a chance for us to put the battle royale of our relocation behind us and to celebrate the beginning of a new era for Forman’s with the opening of our restaurant and events venue, Formans Fish Island. Read more...

Friday

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January 2009

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