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British Red Cross Christmas Fair

A chance to peruse over 90 stalls at this Christmas market, with a range of gifts from clothing to furniture to crafts, plus live entertainment, all in support of the Red Cross' good work. There's also chocolate tasting workshops, homemade food, a unique WWI exhibition and a chance for children to visit Santa's grotto.

Kensington Town Hall, London W8

Wed 26 Nov

£10 (Children under 10 free including visit to grotto) / 020 7877 7606

Drambusters Whisky Festival

A festival celebrating the water of life. Meet the makers and celebrities of the whisky world and have a wee dram of a range of malts and other spirits.

Easterbrook Hall, Dumfries

Sat 29 Nov

£23 / 01387 702020

Glasgow Coffee Festival

A one-day festival celebrating the mighty coffee bean and showcasing the specialty coffee scene in Scotland. There are tastings, competitions, presentations and music on offer with all proceeds going to Coffee Kids UK and SocialBite.

The Briggait, Glasgow

Sat 6 Dec

£9 / 0141 553 5890

Ticket price includes one hot drink.

National Trust: Montacute House

Sat 29 Nov

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

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.

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

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The Edgeley Park Stadium Antiques, Collectors and Vintage Fair

Antique and collectors fair featuring up to 100 stalls with a huge variety of goods, set in a lavish suite in Stockport County's iconic stadium.

Edgeley Park, Stockport

Sun 7 Dec

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

Pitlochry Christmas Tree Festival

Two day festival of Christmas trees, featuring displays from local businesses, voluntary organisations, charities, groups, clubs and families. Also featuring a craft market, music and refreshments.

Pitlochry Church

Sat 29 Nov

£2.50 per day / 01796 472160

Sun 30 Nov

£2.50 / 01796 472160

Rekorderlig Cider Lodge At The Southbank Centre's Winter Festival

Travel through a maze of blue spruce trees to Rekorderlig's beautifully Swedish Cider Lodge, complete with traditional fire pits, live music, authentic Swedish food & Rekorderlig cider. Open from 11th Nov 2014 4th Jan 2015 from 10:00-22:00

Southbank Centre, London SE1

Wed 26 Nov

Free / 0844 875 0073

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 0844 875 0073

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 0844 875 0073

…and 37 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Scottish Coffee Festival

The very first Scottish Coffee Festival showcases coffee roasters and local cafes. Visitors can create their own latte art, enjoy live music courtesy of The Penny Pluckers and Kerri Watt and sup a caffeinated beverage or two.

Drygate Brewing Co., Glasgow

Sat 29 Nov

£8 / 0141 212 8810

Ticket price includes one hot drink.

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 29 Nov

Free

Sat 6 Dec

Free

Sat 13 Dec

Free

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Swedish Christmas Pop Up Restaurant & Bar in Farringdon

Enjoy an array of traditional Swedish dishes from the Christmas Smorgasbord whilst joining in with schnapps-songs, all against a candle lit backdrop of Scandi-decor. Post-meal, retire to the Loft Bar for seasonal cocktails. Xmas couldn't be sweder!

Theatre Delicatessen, London EC1R

Wed 26 Nov

£45

Thu 27 Nov

£45

Fri 28 Nov

£45

…and 23 more dates until 21 Dec

The Vinorium Pop-Up

A pop-up wine bar and tasting venue with wines ranging from 70p a glass to £4,195 a bottle. Be very careful what you order.

Observation Point, London SE1

Wed 26 Nov

Free / 020 8960 8950

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 020 8960 8950

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 020 8960 8950

…and 34 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Waverley Market @ Platform 2

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

Waverley Station, Edinburgh

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 0131 558 9644

Fri 5 Dec

Free / 0131 558 9644

Fri 12 Dec

Free / 0131 558 9644

…and 82 more dates until 8 Jul 2016

2 Hour Christmas Cupcake Workshop

A 2 hour workshop, With a Xmas theme.

Clearly Speaking, Buckingham

Sat 13 Dec

£35 / 01280 824 871

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 29 Nov

Free / 01224 649000

Sat 27 Dec

Free / 01224 649000

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Alford Craft Market

Traditional craft market with refreshments and live music.

Alford Corn Exchange

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 01507 462251

Christmas market

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 01507 462251

Christmas market

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 29 Nov

Free / 01975 562906

Sat 27 Dec

Free / 01975 562906

Altrincham Farmers', Producers' and Makers' Market

A cornucopia of prime cuts of meat, birds, pies, puddings, locally grown vegetables and award-winning cheeses, jams, and chutneys. All accompanied by live music and kids' crafts.

Market Hall, Altrincham

Mon 8 Dec

Free / 07795 167 902

Artisan and Collectors Fair

Art, knitwear, furniture, clothing, food and drink and more at this fair from Carnaby Markets.

Bonar Hall, Dundee

Sun 7 Dec

£0.50 / 01382 434940

Asparafest

Worcestershire's Aspara-tastic Music & Food Festival.

Ashdown Farm, Evesham

Sat 30 May 2015

£6 (£4)

  • 10:00 – 18:00 Asparafest Ashdown Farm, Evesham

Sun 31 May 2015

£6 (£4)

  • 10:00 – 18:00 Asparafest Ashdown Farm, Evesham
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Ayrshire Farmers' Market

Ayr market takes place on the first Saturday of the month. You can shop for local meat, fish, home baking, vegetables, cheese, eggs, chocolate, honey, home-made soups and confectionery, with stallholders made up of the farming families that make up the Ayrshire Farmers' Market Cooperative. These include Heritage Meat…

Kyle Centre, Ayr

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 01655 770217

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 30 Nov

Free / 01563 550008

Balerno Farmers' Market

Held on the second Saturday of the month in the pedestrianised Main Street, Balerno Farmers' Market is owned by the Balerno Village Trust, and supported by a craft fair, coffee mornings and other community events. Stallholders vary, but regulars include Arran Cheese; local, seasonal, organic produce from Cyrenians Farm…

Main Street, Balerno

Sat 13 Dec

Free / 0131 449 4545

Bandstand Beer and Music Festival

The largest indie beer and music festival in the Highlands, boasting more than 100 real ales from all over the world, including some brewed right here at home. Expect live music, specialty food, charity stalls and a barbecue.

Bandstand Bar and Restaurant, Nairn

Thu 2 Apr 2015

By donation / 01667 452341

Fri 3 Apr 2015

By donation / 01667 452341

Sat 4 Apr 2015

By donation / 01667 452341

…and 8 more dates until 12 Apr 2015

BBC Good Food Show Winter

Catch 50 chefs across 7 stages who'll have your mouth watering in no time at all as they whip up seasonal delights just in time for Christmas.

NEC, Birmingham

Thu 27 Nov

£24.75 / 0121 780 4141

Fri 28 Nov

£24.75 / 0121 780 4141

Sat 29 Nov

£24.75 / 0121 780 4141

Sun 30 Nov

£24.75 / 0121 780 4141

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