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Boxsmall and Airpuddle

Taste, discover, bounce! A revolutionary, interactive play experience for children has bounced into Edinburgh! This magical giant airshell is a main feature at BOXSMALL, an innovative architecturally designed family market and street food destination at Festival Square this summer. The market aims to showcase the very…

Festival Square, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 27 more dates until 31 Aug

Glasgow Green Closing Ceremony Celebration

Treacherous Orchestra lead a rousing party celebrating the XX Commonwealth Games. It's your last chance to experience Glasgow Green Live Zone before the Closing Ceremony is shown on giant screens.

Glasgow Green

Sun 3 Aug

£10 (£5; Family £5–£6.66 each)

BBC at the Quay

Live music, food and drink and a big screen show all of your favourite BBC shows for free. The high-punching programme includes sets from Texas, Simple Minds, Paloma Faith and Amy Macdonald, plus loads of BBC-centric activities for the whole family. Access is free, but some events are ticketed.

Glasgow Science Centre

Fri 1 Aug

Times vary / Free / 0141 420 5000

Part of Festival 2014.

Sat 2 Aug

Times vary / Free / 0141 420 5000

Part of Festival 2014.

Sun 3 Aug

Times vary / Free / 0141 420 5000

Part of Festival 2014.

Merchant City Festival

Glasgow's swanky part of town continues to round together culture in its diverse festival. Previous years have seen comedy, theatre and art events cramming themselves into the area's fashionable buildings, while street performers add to the festival atmosphere.

Various venues, Glasgow

Fri 1 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0141 287 9808

Sat 2 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0141 287 9808

Sun 3 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0141 287 9808

Flamingo Pier

Flamingo Pier is your monthly summer street food and music party held under the sun and stars on the Counter Cafe pontoon and canal boat in Hackney Wick.

The Counter Cafe, London E3

Fri 1 Aug

£3 / 07834 275 920

  • 18:00 – 02:00

Fri 5 Sep

£3 / 07834 275 920

  • 18:00 – 02:00
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Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight

Annual celebration of Scotland's fantastic larder offering more than 200 events around the country. These range from cookery demonstrations to festivals, farmers' markets and tasting events.

Various venues, Scotland

Sat 6 Sep

Times & prices vary / 0131 335 0952

Sun 7 Sep

Times & prices vary / 0131 335 0952

Mon 8 Sep

Times & prices vary / 0131 335 0952

…and 13 more dates until 21 Sep

Foodies Festival

Michelin starred and award-winning chefs cook up a storm at this year's festival dedicated to epicureans, as well as offerings from local producers and workshops for food lovers young and old.

Battersea Park, London SW11

Fri 15 Aug

£12–£15 (£12; VIP £45–£48; festival pass £18–£22) / 0844 995 1111

Sat 16 Aug

£12–£15 (£12; VIP £45–£48; festival pass £18–£22) / 0844 995 1111

Sun 17 Aug

£12–£15 (£12; VIP £45–£48; festival pass £18–£22) / 0844 995 1111

Inverleith Park, Edinburgh

Fri 8 Aug

£10–£12 (£10; VIP £35–£38; festival pass £15–£18) / 0844 995 1111

Sat 9 Aug

£10–£12 (£10; VIP £35–£38; festival pass £15–£18) / 0844 995 1111

South Park, Oxford

Sat 23 Aug

£10–£12 (£10; VIP £38; festival pass £15–£18) / 0844 995 1111

Sun 24 Aug

£10–£12 (£10; VIP £38; festival pass £15–£18) / 0844 995 1111

Mon 25 Aug

£10–£12 (£10; VIP £38; festival pass £15–£18) / 0844 995 1111

Tea on the Green

Grab a cuppa at this free pop-up Commonwealth Games-themed tea house by John Lewis.

Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow

Sat 2 Aug

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:30

Sun 3 Aug

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:30

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 2 Aug

Free

  • 09:30 – 13:30

Sat 6 Sep

Free

  • 09:30 – 13:30

Sat 4 Oct

Free

  • 09:30 – 13:30
…and 2 more dates until 6 Dec

Tanya’s Raw Food Cafe

Raw food specialist and professional wellness coach, Tanya Alekseeva launches her first raw food restaurant and superfood cocktail bar this summer.

myHotel Chelsea, London SW3

Sat 2 Aug

Free

  • 07:00 – 23:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free

  • 07:00 – 23:00

Mon 4 Aug

Free

  • 07:00 – 23:00
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Legends Of The Martini

Belvedere Vodka have created an all sensory, interactive experience at the Royal Academy exploring the evolution of the popular cocktail and the legends from popular culture who have made it famous.

Royal Academy of Arts, London W1J

Sat 2 Aug

£15 / 020 7300 8000

  • 12:00 – 22:30

Sun 3 Aug

£15 / 020 7300 8000

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Mon 4 Aug

£15 / 020 7300 8000

  • 17:00 – 22:30
…and 27 more dates until 31 Aug

Project A Frame

A one day arts and music festival in the old industrial mining town of Auchinleck. Two geodesic domes host a selection of DJs for 12 hours of music. There's also live art, craft stalls, the samedia outrider and a selection of food and drink outlets including a wood burning pizza oven.

Project A Frame, Auchinleck

Sat 2 Aug

£27.50

Camping facilities available

  • 12:00 – 03:00

Cider Sausage Festival

Over 20 different ciders and flavours of sausages throughout the weekend.

Brampton Halt, Northampton

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 01604 842676

  • 11:00 – 01:00

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 01604 842676

  • 11:00 – 01:00

Make My Magnum Experience

Create your own personalised ice cream by choosing toppings and chocolate coatings – with over 250,000 flavour combinations possible.

Selfridges, London W1A

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0800 123 400

  • 09:30 – 21:30

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0800 123 400

  • 09:30 – 21:30

Mon 4 Aug

Free / 0800 123 400

  • 09:30 – 21:30
…and 26 more dates until 30 Aug

Museum After Hours

Experience the museum after hours (with a bar, music and performers to boot) and get a chance to explore the new Ming: The Golden Empire exhibition, sans kids.

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Fri 8 Aug

Grand Gallery

£16 / 0300 123 6789

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 15 Aug

Grand Gallery

£16 / 0300 123 6789

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Grand Gallery

£16 / 0300 123 6789

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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1066 Game and Country Fayre

Displays of equine, clay pigeon shooting, dog show, agility and herding and other country pursuits. Plus music, crafts, stalls and activities for the whole family.

Normanhurst Estate, Battle

Sat 16 Aug

£8 (Family £20; under 17s £4; under 5s free; Seniors £5) / 07942 878107

  • 09:00 – 17:00

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

  • 19:00

The Charing Cross Hotel, London WC2N

Sat 2 Aug

£47 / 0131 556 6040

£54 / 0131 556 6040

Sun 3 Aug

£47 / 0131 556 6040

Fri 8 Aug

£54 / 0131 556 6040

…and 11 more dates until 31 Aug

Gulbenkian, Canterbury

Mon 11 Aug

£75 / 0131 556 6040

  • 10:00

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Quartermile Market

Monthly market selling products by local designers, makers and artists as well as street food. There's even something to keep the dog happy with a stall specialising in cupcakes for dogs.

Lister Square, Edinburgh

Fri 29 Aug

Free / 0845 000 2525

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Fri 5 Sep

Free / 0845 000 2525

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 0845 000 2525

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 2 more dates until 5 Dec

The Great British Beer Festival

A chance to sample over 450 varieties of beer including golden ales, fruit beers, stouts, bitters and international real lagers as well as cider and perry.

Olympia, London W14

Tue 12 Aug

Olympia Grand

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 02073 851200

Wed 13 Aug

Olympia Grand

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 02073 851200

Thu 14 Aug

Olympia Grand

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 02073 851200

…and 2 more dates until 16 Aug

Moretti Gran Tour

Moretti Gran Tour events bring the UK's finest Italian street food together in a celebration of authentic Italian cuisine.

Factory 7, London EC2A

Fri 1 Aug

£10 / 020 7269 9750

  • 18:00 – 00:00

Sat 2 Aug

£10 / 020 7269 9750

  • 18:00 – 00:00

Sun 3 Aug

£10 / 020 7269 9750

  • 12:00 – 17:00
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The Night Market

Sample the delights of Camden Lock. Sample from the street food, cocktails and craft beers as you browse the markets amid the sounds of local bands.

Camden Lock, London NW1

Thu 7 Aug

Free / 020 7284 2084

  • 18:00 – 22:00

Thu 14 Aug

Free / 020 7284 2084

  • 18:00 – 22:00

Thu 21 Aug

Free / 020 7284 2084

  • 18:00 – 22:00
…and 2 more dates until 4 Sep

Platform 2 Market

Fifty stalls set up in Waverley by Local Motive Markets, offering ethical and local products from fresh produce to crafts.

Waverley Station, Edinburgh

Fri 8 Aug

Free / 0131 558 9644

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Fri 15 Aug

Free / 0131 558 9644

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Fri 22 Aug

Free / 0131 558 9644

  • 11:00 – 19:00
…and 9 more dates until 24 Oct

Randall & Aubin's Champagne & Seafood Bar

Soho restaurant, Randall & Aubin turns wine pairing on its head, with unique new Champagne & Seafood bar.

Randall & Aubin, London W1F

Fri 1 Aug

Prices vary

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Sun 3 Aug

Prices vary

  • 12:00 – 22:00

Mon 4 Aug

Prices vary

  • 12:00 – 23:00
…and 48 more dates until 29 Sep

The Africa Centre Summer Festival

Dance, acrobatic performance, mask painting, live music and cuisine that showcases the best of Africa's rich and varied cultures.

Covent Garden Piazza, London WC2E

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 020 7836 1973

  • 12:00 – 22:00

Cromarty Community Market

Held in Cromarty’s Victoria Hall on the second Saturday of the month, visitors can also buy lunch at the market, with profits going to local good causes. Stallholders include Knockfarrel organic fruit and veg, eggs and poultry from Easter Balmungie Farm, Dundonnel fish and shellfish, as well as Verity's scones, Artisan…

Victoria Hall, Cromarty

Sat 9 Aug

Free / 01381 600417

  • 11:00 – 14:00

Sat 13 Sep

Free / 01381 600417

  • 11:00 – 14:00

Sat 11 Oct

Free / 01381 600417

  • 11:00 – 14:00
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