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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

Thu 16 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

Fri 17 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

Sat 18 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

…and 5 more dates until 26 Oct

West Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

Wed 1 Oct

Free on Wednesdays; £5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday; £10 Saturday / 07435 428290

  • 16:00 – 23:00

Thu 2 Oct

Free on Wednesdays; £5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday; £10 Saturday / 07435 428290

  • 16:00 – 23:00

Fri 3 Oct

Free on Wednesdays; £5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday; £10 Saturday / 07435 428290

  • 16:00 – 23:00
…and 7 more dates until 12 Oct

Stockfest

Stockbridge gets their party hats on for this week-long festival, including ceilidhs, food & drink markets, poetry readings, workshops, cookery demos and one big closing party.

Various venues, Edinburgh

Tue 23 Sep

Times & prices vary

Wed 24 Sep

Times & prices vary

Thu 25 Sep

Times & prices vary

…and 2 more dates until 27 Sep

OktoberWEST

Running since 2006, this year's Oktoberfest celebration at the brewery promises to be bigger and better than ever. Food, music, beer! Booking is essential.

WEST Brewery, Glasgow

Fri 3 Oct

£22.95 includes two-course Bavarian traditional dinner / 0141 550 0135

  • 17:30 – 01:00

Fri 10 Oct

£22.95 includes two-course Bavarian traditional dinner / 0141 550 0135

  • 17:30 – 01:00

Fri 17 Oct

£22.95 includes two-course Bavarian traditional dinner / 0141 550 0135

  • 17:30 – 01:00
…and 2 more dates until 31 Oct

Rogano Oyster Festival

Celebrate oyster season and sample varieties from Scottish, British and French waters.

Rogano, Glasgow

Tue 23 Sep

Prices vary / 0141 248 4055

  • 12:30 – 23:30

Wed 24 Sep

Prices vary / 0141 248 4055

  • 12:30 – 23:30

Thu 25 Sep

Prices vary / 0141 248 4055

  • 12:30 – 23:30
…and 4 more dates until 29 Sep

BBC Good Food Show Scotland

The food and drink extravaganza heads north of the border again for another serving of celebrity chefs and star culinary attractions. Special guests include Mary Berry, Paul Hollywood, James Martin, Tom Kitchen and many more.

SECC, Glasgow

Fri 17 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 248 3000

  • 10:00

Sat 18 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 248 3000

  • 10:00

Sun 19 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 248 3000

  • 10:00
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The Chester Antiques, Collectors & Vintage Fair

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

Northgate Arena Leisure Centre, Chester

Sat 27 Sep

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

  • 09:00 – 15:30

Sat 25 Oct

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

  • 09:00 – 15:30

Sat 29 Nov

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

  • 09:00 – 15:30

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.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Thu 25 Sep

£36 / 0131 556 6040

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Fri 26 Sep

£36 / 0131 556 6040

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Sat 27 Sep

£36 / 0131 556 6040

  • 19:00 – 21:00
…and 3 more dates until 30 Sep

The Brindley, Runcorn

Sat 29 Nov

£42 / 0131 556 6040

  • 19:00

The Charing Cross Hotel, London WC2N

Sat 27 Sep

£50 / 0131 556 6040

£57 / 0131 556 6040

Sun 28 Sep

£50 / 0131 556 6040

Sat 4 Oct

£50 / 0131 556 6040

£57 / 0131 556 6040

…and 128 more dates until 30 Aug 2015

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West End Beer Festival

The craft and cask ales flow at this sort-of pub crawl, with eight establishments in the West End joining forces to celebrate good brews and the fact that the tramworks have finally been lifted from the area. Now who wouldn't drink to that? Beginning and ending at Ryan's Bar.

Ryan's Cellar Bar, Edinburgh

Thu 30 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 0131 226 6669

Fri 31 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 0131 226 6669

Sat 1 Nov

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 0131 226 6669

Sun 2 Nov

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 0131 226 6669

Abbot Brew House First Birthday Party and Beer Fest

To celebrate Abbot Brew House turning one, there's going to be a right old knees up. And by old, we mean Medieval. Guests can sample cask beers, try Medieval cafe favourites and even try arms and armour. There's also a home-brew competition complete with prizes. Huzzah!

Abbot House, Dunfermline

Sat 11 Oct

Free / 01383 733266

  • 13:00 – 17:00

Carluke Jam & Ham Festival

Live music, jam sessions and amateur opera, plus jam (the spreading on toast-kind) and preserve making master-classes. This year's festival also features ham!

SLC Lifestyles, Carluke

Thu 2 Oct

£5

  • 19:00
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Glorious 12: Rare Whisky and Game Tapas

Those on the hunt for flavour can feast on rare single cask society whiskies, which have all been matched to Scottish game tapas.

The Dining Room, Edinburgh

Wed 24 Sep

£25 / 0131 220 2044

Price includes access to Members' lounge bar

  • 18:30 – 19:30

Thu 25 Sep

£25 / 0131 220 2044

Price includes access to Members' lounge bar

  • 18:30 – 19:30

Fri 26 Sep

£25 / 0131 220 2044

Price includes access to Members' lounge bar

  • 18:30 – 19:30
…and 5 more dates until 4 Oct

Scotch Malt Whisky Society, Edinburgh

Wed 24 Sep

£25 / 0131 554 3451

Price includes access to Members' lounge bar

  • 18:30 – 19:30

Thu 25 Sep

£25 / 0131 554 3451

Price includes access to Members' lounge bar

  • 18:30 – 19:30

Fri 26 Sep

£25 / 0131 554 3451

Price includes access to Members' lounge bar

  • 18:30 – 19:30
…and 5 more dates until 4 Oct

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society, London EC1N

Thu 25 Sep

£25 / 020 7831 4447

  • 18:30 – 19:30

Fri 26 Sep

£25 / 020 7831 4447

  • 18:30 – 19:30

Sat 27 Sep

£25 / 020 7831 4447

  • 18:30 – 19:30
…and 4 more dates until 4 Oct

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 28 Sep

Free / 0131 551 5633

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 5 Oct

Free / 0131 551 5633

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 12 Oct

Free / 0131 551 5633

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 11 more dates until 28 Dec

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

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 4 Oct

Free

  • 09:30 – 13:30

Sat 1 Nov

Free

  • 09:30 – 13:30

Sat 6 Dec

Free

  • 09:30 – 13:30

Premium Whisky Tasting

Try six top quality whiskies in the shop's purpose-built tasting room. No Bell's here.

The Good Spirits Co., Glasgow

Fri 26 Sep

£40 / 0141 258 8427

  • 19:00 – 21:00
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Unlimito Tuesdays

Do you have the appetite and skill to be crowned the new Capetian Unlimito? Each Tuesday Bunga Bunga host the Captain Unlimito Challenge to see if anyone can set a new time record for consuming a metre long pizza. Winners get a £100 bar tab on the night, a coveted 'I AM CAPTAIN UNLIMITO' t-shirt, their name on the leader…

Bunga Bunga, London SW11

Wed 24 Sep

Free / 020 7095 0360

For launch night Bunga Bunga are offering 20 people a complimentary chance to become Captain Unlimito – all they need to do is bring four friends to support them on the night. Book your place in advance on 020 7095 0360 or by emailing ciao@bungabunga-london.com.

  • 18:00 – 23:00

Thu 25 Sep

Free / 020 7095 0360

For launch night Bunga Bunga are offering 20 people a complimentary chance to become Captain Unlimito – all they need to do is bring four friends to support them on the night. Book your place in advance on 020 7095 0360 or by emailing ciao@bungabunga-london.com.

  • 18:00 – 23:00

Fri 26 Sep

Free / 020 7095 0360

For launch night Bunga Bunga are offering 20 people a complimentary chance to become Captain Unlimito – all they need to do is bring four friends to support them on the night. Book your place in advance on 020 7095 0360 or by emailing ciao@bungabunga-london.com.

  • 18:00 – 23:00
…and 361 more dates until 23 Sep 2015

101 Legendary Whiskies

Back by popular demand, whisky expert Ian Buxton takes us on a tastebud-tingling tour of some of the world’s finest and rarest whiskies, revealing entertaining and unusual stories behind their creation along the way.

Spiegeltent, Cheltenham

Thu 9 Oct

£20

Part of Cheltenham Literature Festival.

Bollywood Karaoke

Perform songs from Indian films, karaoke style.

Cafe Salma, Glasgow

Sat 4 Oct

Free (£10 with three course buffet) / 0141 221 7636

  • 19:30 – 23:30

Sat 1 Nov

Free (£10 with three course buffet) / 0141 221 7636

  • 19:30 – 23:30

Champagne v Sparkling Wine Tasting

Rose Murray Brown, who's got an expert nose for wine, serves up 13 paired tastings of the fizzy stuff to help you develop your palate.

Baby Abode, Glasgow

Fri 31 Oct

Over-18s only

£40 / 01334 870731

Includes finger buffet.

  • 19:30 – 21:30

The Dining Room, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Nov

Over-18s only

£40 / 01334 870731

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Dundee Farmers' Market

Held on the third Saturday of the month in City Square, this market attracts producers from all over Tayside. Visitors can buy fish from Arbroath Fisheries; meat from Borland Farm, The Buffalo Farm, Monarch Deer and Puddledub Pork; fruit & veg from John Reid & Sons; cheese from The Devenick Dairy; jelly's and…

City Square, Dundee

Sat 18 Oct

Free / 01382 434067

  • 09:00 – 16:00

Sat 15 Nov

Free / 01382 434067

  • 09:00 – 16:00

Sat 20 Dec

Free / 01382 434067

  • 09:00 – 16:00
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Dunfermline Farmers' Market

This splendid market has up to 20 stalls with produce ranging from beef, lamb and pork to vegetables and bread. Headline producers, among many others, include The Wee Pie Company; Brewsters eggs; Iain Spink’s Arbroath Smokies; St Andrews Farmhouse Cheese; Balhelvie Farm’s Aberdeen Angus and lamb; St Andrews Brewing…

Glen Gates, Dunfermline

Sat 11 Oct

Free / 07773 280105

  • 09:00 – 13:00

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 07773 280105

  • 09:00 – 13:00

Sat 13 Dec

Free / 07773 280105

  • 09:00 – 13:00

Edinburgh Chocolate Festival

Over 40 exhibitors, and including demonstrations, tasters, great gift ideas, chocolate cocktail bar and much more. Chocoholic stuff.

The Scotsman Hotel, Edinburgh

Sat 6 Dec

Times & prices vary / 0131 556 5565

Sun 7 Dec

Times & prices vary / 0131 556 5565

Foodies Festival Edinburgh

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.

Inverleith Park, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug 2015

Times to be confirmed / £12 (£10; under 12s free) / 0844 995 1111

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Sat 8 Aug 2015

Times to be confirmed / £12 (£10; under 12s free) / 0844 995 1111

  • 10:00 – 20:00

Sun 9 Aug 2015

Times to be confirmed / £12 (£10; under 12s free) / 0844 995 1111

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 27 Sep

Free / 0141 287 2500

  • 10:00 – 14:00

Sat 11 Oct

Free / 0141 287 2500

  • 10:00 – 14:00

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0141 287 2500

  • 10:00 – 14:00
…and 4 more dates until 27 Dec

The House Of Peroni

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

The House Of Peroni, London WC2A

Fri 3 Oct

Free

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Sat 4 Oct

Free

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Mon 6 Oct

Free

  • 12:00 – 00:00
…and 22 more dates until 31 Oct back to top