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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

Wed 30 Jul

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 30 more dates until 31 Aug

Hendrick’s Parlour Bar

Hosted by Hendrick’s Gin Nourish both your mind and your taste buds in Hendrick’s Parlour Bar. Unusual characters, eye-opening wisdom and exquisite cocktails await the curiously-minded… Join us and reawaken your spirit of curiosity in the decadent One Royal Circus! Be seated and enjoy luxuriant libations served to you…

Hendrick's Carnival of Knowledge, Edinburgh

Thu 7 Aug

The Parlour Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 8 Aug

The Parlour Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

The Parlour Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 10 Aug

The Parlour Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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

Wed 30 Jul

Free

  • 07:00 – 23:00

Thu 31 Jul

Free

  • 07:00 – 23:00

Fri 1 Aug

Free

  • 07:00 – 23:00
…and 29 more dates until 30 Aug

Chester Christmas Market

Seventy wooden chalets offering crafts, clothing, jewellery, giftware and local food and drink, plus a special Champagne Lanson White Label bar.

Town Hall Square, Chester

Thu 20 Nov

Free / 01244 405600

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Fri 21 Nov

Free / 01244 405600

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sat 22 Nov

Free / 01244 405600

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 22 more dates until 14 Dec

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

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Craft Beer Rising

Sample 200 beers from over 45 breweries as Craft Beer Rising comes to Scotland for the first time. Plus, a music line-up curated by Kiltr, headlined by electro funk DJ Greig Wilson.

Drygate Brewing Co., Glasgow

Sat 20 Sep

£20 per session / 0141 212 8810

Sun 21 Sep

£20 per session / 0141 212 8810

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.

Gulbenkian, Canterbury

Mon 11 Aug

£75 / 0131 556 6040

  • 10:00

South Molton Street Summer Garden

Local residents, shop owners and Westminster council come together to transform the street into a traditional English garden, with food and drink, garden games, live music and in-store activities.

South Molton Street, London W1K

Wed 30 Jul

Free

  • 12:00 – 20:00

Thu 31 Jul

Free

  • 12:00 – 20:00

Fri 1 Aug

Free

  • 12:00 – 20:00
…and 2 more dates until 3 Aug

Tea on the Green

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

Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow

Wed 30 Jul

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:30

Thu 31 Jul

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:30

Fri 1 Aug

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:30
…and 2 more dates until 3 Aug

Weald of Kent Craft & Design Show

Over 250 skilled crafts people showcase their handmade gifts and treats.

Penshurst Place and Gardens, Tonbridge

Fri 5 Sep

£5.50–£7.50 (Seniors £4.50–£6.50; Children £3; accompanied under 16s free) / 01425 277988

  • 09:30 – 17:00

Sat 6 Sep

£5.50–£7.50 (Seniors £4.50–£6.50; Children £3; accompanied under 16s free) / 01425 277988

  • 09:30 – 17:00

Sun 7 Sep

£5.50–£7.50 (Seniors £4.50–£6.50; Children £3; accompanied under 16s free) / 01425 277988

  • 09:30 – 17:00
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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

British Craft Beer Challenge - GB vs The Commonwealth

The British Craft Beer Challenge is back to test some of the UK's tastiest craft beers against those of our Commonwealth cousins with Round 4: GB vs The Commonwealth.

Brew House, London E8

Sat 9 Aug

£4

  • 12:00 – 23:45

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

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 2 Aug

Free / 0131 220 8580

  • 09:00 – 14:00

Sat 9 Aug

Free / 0131 220 8580

  • 09:00 – 14:00

Sat 16 Aug

Free / 0131 220 8580

  • 09:00 – 14:00
…and 19 more dates until 23 Dec

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

Wed 30 Jul

Free / 0800 123 400

  • 09:30 – 21:30

Thu 31 Jul

Free / 0800 123 400

  • 09:30 – 21:30

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 0800 123 400

  • 09:30 – 21:30
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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

Sun 3 Aug

£10 / 020 7269 9750

  • 12:00 – 17:00

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 3 Aug

Free / 0131 551 5633

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 10 Aug

Free / 0131 551 5633

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 17 Aug

Free / 0131 551 5633

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 19 more dates until 28 Dec

Whisky Tasting

Captain's Bar Malt Whisky Tasting A light-hearted introduction to the making and distinctive flavour of Scottish malt whisky. A tasting of a malt from each of the five regions. After one short hour you'll have a better understanding of Scottish whisky and hopefully an appreciation of it. This tasting is in the historic…

Captains Bar, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Captains

£11 (£8)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Captains

£11 (£8)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 7 Aug

Captains

£11 (£8)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 23 Aug

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

Aberdeen Country Fair

Attracting over 30,000 visitors on the last Saturday of every month, the market boasts 36 – 40 stalls including a mix of over 25 local and guest producers, and local craft products. Stallholders include family-run butchers HM Sheridan; Hubertus Game; Ingram's Homecure (bacon, pork, sausages and cured meats); Cove Bay…

Belmont Street, Aberdeen

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 01224 649000

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Sat 27 Sep

Free / 01224 649000

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 01224 649000

  • 09:00 – 17:00
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Aden Country Fair

Fun family day out for the whole family. Featuring a climbing wall, body zorbing, bouncy castle, make your own scarecrow, and a variety of stalls offering a good mix of locally made craft and farmer’s market goods.

Aberdeenshire Farming Museum, Peterhead

Sun 28 Sep

Free

  • 10:00 – 16:00

The Africa Centre's 2nd Annual Summer Festival

An all-day event (from 12 noon to 10pm on August 2nd 2014), held in the East and West Piazzas of London's Covent Garden, this year celebrating the vibrancy, creativity and sheer joy of contemporary fabrics from all over Africa.

The Africa Centre, London WC2E

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 020 7836 1973

  • 12:00 – 22:00

Afternoon Twee Local Artisan Market

Monthly market from Afternoon Twee, featuring Scottish handmade, upcycled, repurposed and locally sourced goods, from craft and jewellery to food and homewares.

Maryhill Burgh Halls, Glasgow

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0845 860 1891

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sun 7 Sep

Free / 0845 860 1891

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sun 5 Oct

Free / 0845 860 1891

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0845 860 1891

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Age UK East Sussex Summer Fayre

A family fun day, with stalls, music, dogs, a fun fair and more.

Western Lawns, Eastbourne

Mon 25 Aug

Free / 01273 646808

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Free (stalls £30–£100) / 01273 646808

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Alford Farmers' Market

Held in Alford Heritage Centre on the last Saturday of the month, proceeds from Alford Farmers' Markets help with the centre’s maintenance. With 18–20 stalls all selling local produce, stallholders range from Thistle Produce’s preserves to the Devenick Dairy. Ola Oils brings rapeseed oil products, The Buffalo Farm…

Alford Heritage Centre and Museum

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 01975 562906

  • 10:00 – 14:00

Sat 27 Sep

Free / 01975 562906

  • 10:00 – 14:00

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 01975 562906

  • 10:00 – 14:00
…and 2 more dates until 27 Dec back to top