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Oktoberfest

Party like you're in Bavaria, minus the plane fare. Drink the beer, eat the bratwurst, wear the lederhosen and party the night away, stein in hand. There's even a family-friendly Sunday lunch for the kinder.

Glasgow Green

Sat 25 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

Sun 26 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

The Chester Antiques, Collectors & Vintage Fair

Craft, vintage, retro and handmade goods for sale at over 100 stalls.

Northgate Arena Leisure Centre, Chester

Sat 29 Nov

£2 (£1.50; Children free) / 07816 220136

Edinburgh Farmers' Market

The award-winning Edinburgh Farmers' Market takes place at Castle Terrace under the imposing backdrop of Edinburgh Castle. Over 60 specialist producers regularly attend the market, the majority primary producers, growing what they sell. A quarter offer meat products, including specialities such as venison (Hubertus Game…

Castle Terrace, Edinburgh

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0131 220 8580

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0131 220 8580

Sat 15 Nov

Free / 0131 220 8580

…and 6 more dates until 23 Dec

National Trust: Montacute House

Sun 26 Oct

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £25 / 01935 823289

Sun 23 Nov

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £25 / 01935 823289

Sat 29 Nov

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £25 / 01935 823289

Jimmy Garcia Launches The Lodge - Bringing The Fun And Flavours Of The Alpine Mountains Over 3 Months To London

Pop up king, Jimmy Garcia returns for a brand new 3 month pop up run, bringing the flavors and fun of the Alpine mountains direct to Balham in the shape of his unique new immersive restaurant and bar pop up creation - 'The Lodge'.

Grub Club Pop Up Restaurant, London SW12

Sun 26 Oct

Tue 28 Oct

Wed 29 Oct

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Urban Market

A weekly market with Scottish food and drink, plus work by local designers and makers.

Drygate Brewing Co., Glasgow

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0141 212 8810

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0141 212 8810

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 0141 212 8810

…and 57 more dates until 20 Dec 2015

Ayrshire Food Fayre

A market featuring local producers, hot food and kids activities to keep the wee ones happy.

The Cook School Scotland, Kilmarnock

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 01563 550008

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 01563 550008

The House Of Peroni

A stylish celebration of the culturally diverse Italian city of Rome.

The House Of Peroni, London WC2A

Mon 27 Oct

Free

Tue 28 Oct

Free

Wed 29 Oct

Free

…and 2 more dates until 31 Oct

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

'Sybil', 'Basil' and 'Manuel' recreate the chaotic John Cleese sitcom experience, while you enjoy a three course dinner. Nope, doesn't sound very safe to us, either. Booking is essential.

The Brindley, Runcorn

Sat 29 Nov

£42 / 0131 556 6040

The Charing Cross Hotel, London WC2N

Sun 26 Oct

£50 / 0131 556 6040

Fri 31 Oct

£57 / 0131 556 6040

Sat 1 Nov

£50 / 0131 556 6040

£57 / 0131 556 6040

…and 116 more dates until 30 Aug 2015

Derby Assembly Rooms

Tue 16 Dec

£47.50 / 0131 556 6040

Wed 17 Dec

£47.50 / 0131 556 6040

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Peebles Food Festival

Peebles' Food Festival features cooking demonstrations, competitions and a farmers market. Younger chefs are catered for, with a series of yummy special events.

Tweed Green, Peebles

Sun 26 Oct

Free

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An Evening With Yotam Ottolenghi

Chef and food writer Yotam Ottolenghi discusses his new cookbook, Plenty More. Yotam is also signing copies of the book after the event.

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Mon 10 Nov

Times to be confirmed / £12.50 / 0131 248 4848

Introduction to Whisky

Learn the flavour profiles of Scotland's four main whisky regions, and explore how the landscape has influenced the flavour of our national drink.

Whiski Rooms, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

Times & prices vary / 0131 225 7224

Included in the ticket price is a £5 voucher redeemable against the purchase of any 70cl bottle of Malt Whisky within seven days of the event.

Fri 31 Oct

Times & prices vary / 0131 225 7224

Included in the ticket price is a £5 voucher redeemable against the purchase of any 70cl bottle of Malt Whisky within seven days of the event.

Sat 1 Nov

Times & prices vary / 0131 225 7224

Included in the ticket price is a £5 voucher redeemable against the purchase of any 70cl bottle of Malt Whisky within seven days of the event.

…and 16 more dates until 27 Dec

Slindon Pumpkin Cafe

Slindon Pumpkin Cafe Open during Festival.

Pumpkin Cafe, St Richards Church, Arundel

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 01243 814 735

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 01243 814 735

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 01243 814 735

…and 4 more dates until 1 Nov

The Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair

The fair returns to Scotland, bringing with it over 200 exhibitors showcasing the finest in crafts, garden and home accessories, jewellery, clothing and homemade food and drink. Demonstrations and tasting sessions also take place each day.

Business Design Centre, London N1

Wed 12 Nov

prices vary / 020 7288 6272

Thu 13 Nov

prices vary / 020 7288 6272

Fri 14 Nov

prices vary / 020 7288 6272

…and 2 more dates until 16 Nov

Harrogate International Centre

Thu 27 Nov

prices vary / 01423 537230

Fri 28 Nov

prices vary / 01423 537230

Sat 29 Nov

prices vary / 01423 537230

Sun 30 Nov

prices vary / 01423 537230

SECC, Glasgow

Thu 20 Nov

£10 / 0141 248 3000

Fri 21 Nov

£10 / 0141 248 3000

Sat 22 Nov

£10 / 0141 248 3000

Sun 23 Nov

£10 / 0141 248 3000

Glasgow Farmers' Market

This market brings rural Scotland to the centre of Glasgow’s west end. With over 40 producers assembling at the market on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month, there’s also traditional Scottish music, take-away food stalls and face-painting for the younger ones. Regular attendees include Carmichael Estate meats…

Mansfield Park, Glasgow

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0141 287 2500

Sat 22 Nov

Free / 0141 287 2500

Sat 13 Dec

Free / 0141 287 2500

Sat 27 Dec

Free / 0141 287 2500

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The Midnight Apothecary Bonfire Night Special

A Bonfire Night special of the regular Midnight Apothecary events, featuring hot gourmet food, a traditional bonfire and sparklers, of course. Booking is essential.

The Brunel Museum, Rotherhithe

Sat 1 Nov

£5 (Children free) / 07917 548475

Portobello Farmers' Market

Held in Brighton Park, five minutes’ walk from Portobello’s High Street, the market sells a range of local and organic vegetables and fruit in season, meat, fish, baking, and local crafts. Stallholders vary, but regulars include Windsheil Farm’s organic beef, lamb, mutton, Tamworth pork and eggs; Supernature Oil…

Brighton Park, Edinburgh

Sat 1 Nov

Free

Sat 6 Dec

Free

St Mary’s Market

Run by social enterprise Edinburgh Markets, St Mary’s Market is held every Saturday on the small terrace outside St Mary’s Cathedral by the Picardy Place roundabout. It can host up to 19 traders, with food stalls including Breadshare community bakery with their fantastic artisan, slow-fermented organic bread, foccacia and…

Leith Street, Edinburgh

Sat 1 Nov

Free

Sat 8 Nov

Free

Sat 15 Nov

Free

…and 6 more dates until 27 Dec

Clarkston Farmers' Market

Organised by Lanarkshire Farmers' Markets, this thriving market has up to 25 producers attending the market on the fourth Saturday of each month. Stallholders include Carmichael Estates’ venison, beef and lamb; St Brides’ free-range poultry; Fencebay Fisheries; Overton Farm’s vegetables; Island Cheese’s wax-dipped cheeses…

Clarkston Station Car Park

Sat 22 Nov

Free / 01555 771757

Sat 27 Dec

Free / 01555 771757

Facade

Enjoy a three course meal served by Crashmat Collective while they simultaneously perform circus acts around you. Contains strong language and adult references. Ages 16+.

The Albany, London SE8

Thu 13 Nov

£25 inc meal / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:30 – 21:30 Facade The Albany, London

Fri 14 Nov

£25 inc meal / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:30 – 21:30 Facade The Albany, London

Artsdepot, London N12

Thu 20 Nov

Pentland Theatre

£45 includes a 3-course meal / 020 8369 5454

  • 19:30 Facade Artsdepot, London

Fri 21 Nov

Pentland Theatre

£45 includes a 3-course meal / 020 8369 5454

  • 19:30 Facade Artsdepot, London

Sat 22 Nov

Pentland Theatre

£45 includes a 3-course meal / 020 8369 5454

  • 19:30 Facade Artsdepot, London

Theatr Ffwrnes, Llanelli

Thu 30 Oct

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 0845 226 3510

Fri 31 Oct

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 0845 226 3510

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Gunpowder Gala Banquet

Enjoy a four-course dinner with wine and mead, as actors unfold the story of Guy Fawkes, the Gunpowder Plot, and how it affected Coombe Abbey. A firework display and disco follow.

Coombe Abbey, Coventry

Fri 7 Nov

£49 / 024 764 50450

Sat 8 Nov

£49 / 024 764 50450

Scotland's Outdoor Festival of Chocolate

Scotland's first outdoor chocolate festival, celebrating the cocoa bean in all its facets. Stalls featuring chocolate soap and candles, workshops, talks, demonstrations and plenty of delectable chocolate tastings are all on the programme.

King Edward Street, Perth

Sat 22 Nov

Times & prices to be confirmed

Sun 23 Nov

Times & prices to be confirmed

Singles Night

Busy night for singles ages 30+ to mingle and meet. Smart jeans are allowed but no rips.

Bondhay Golf Club, Worksop

Fri 7 Nov

£4 / 01909 723608

Fri 21 Nov

£4 / 01909 723608

Fri 5 Dec

£4 / 01909 723608

…and 54 more dates until 30 Dec 2016

Stockbridge Market

Taking place next to the Water of Leith every Sunday (and Thursdays 2.30-7.30pm in June, July & August), the market’s combination of top quality artisan producers, farmers and takeaway food stalls made it an instant hit when it started in 2011. Regular stallholders include Au Gourmand’s artisan bread and…

Saunders Street, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0131 551 5633

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0131 551 5633

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 0131 551 5633

…and 7 more dates until 28 Dec

Summerhall Beer FestivALE

All things beery, yeasty and delicious are packed into Summerhall for one ale-filled weekend. The Dissection room is transformed into a beer hall with brewery's including Barney's, Williams Brothers and Fyne Ales hosting a stand alongside Pickering’s Gin. The weekend kicks off with Friday afternoon’s Power Hour where…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 5 Dec

£6 / 0131 560 1581

Ticket price includes two drinks tokens and a festival beer glass.

£8 / 0131 560 1581

Ticket price includes two drinks tokens and a festival beer glass.

Sat 6 Dec

£8 / 0131 560 1581

Ticket price includes two drinks tokens and a festival beer glass.

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