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Old Town Street Food Festival

Edinburgh gets on the street food train in a big way with its first multi-vendor street food festival. Get your paws on mac'n'cheese, burgers, po boys, tacos, grilled cheese and more delish eats, plus craft beer and cider to wash it all down. There are also four stages with local bands and DJs bringing the tunes.

The Three Sisters, Edinburgh

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0131 622 6801

  • 12:00

Mon 5 May

Free / 0131 622 6801

  • 12:00

Sun 25 May

Free / 0131 622 6801

  • 12:00

Gibside Farmers' Market

Buy fresh seasonal foods and high quality crafts direct from local producers, plus tasting and cooking demos.

National Trust: Gibside, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 3 May

Free, plus admission £7.20, child £3.70, family £12.50 & £18 / 01207 541820

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Sat 17 May

Free, plus admission £7.20, child £3.70, family £12.50 & £18 / 01207 541820

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Sat 7 Jun

Free, plus admission £7.20, child £3.70, family £12.50 & £18 / 01207 541820

  • 10:00 – 15:00

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

Sun 20 Apr

By donation / 01667 452341

  • 12:00 – 00:00

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

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0131 652 5940

  • 09:00 – 14:00

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 0131 652 5940

  • 09:00 – 14:00

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 0131 652 5940

  • 09:00 – 14:00
…and 242 more dates until 20 Dec

Plough Beer Festival

12th Hundon Plough Easter Beer Festival with 30 real ales, 9 real ciders & 8 Free bands.

The Plough Inn, Sudbury

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 01440 786 789

  • 12:00 – 22:30

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 01440 786 789

  • 12:00 – 22:30
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Brief Encounter Refreshment Room

Enjoy refreshments at Carnforth Station, most famous for the role it played in the 1945 film, Brief Encounter.

Brief Encounter Tea Rooms, Carnforth Station

Sun 20 Apr

Prices vary / 01542 735165

  • 09:00 – 16:00

Mon 21 Apr

Prices vary / 01542 735165

  • 09:00 – 16:00

Tue 22 Apr

Prices vary / 01542 735165

  • 09:00 – 16:00
…and 253 more dates until 31 Dec

Cream Tea

A delicious variety of scrumptious treats, available daily.

Mercure Milton Keynes Abbey Hill Hotel

Sun 20 Apr

£12.50 / 01908 561 666

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Mon 21 Apr

£12.50 / 01908 561 666

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Tue 22 Apr

£12.50 / 01908 561 666

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 243 more dates until 21 Dec

Christabel's Detox Cafe/Furniture Shop

A pop-up detox cafe and integrated furniture shop. Everything in the space can be bought - bar the walls! The tables and chairs that people sit on are for sale as well as the hand-painted, vibrant bowls that the food is served out of.

159 Camden High Street, London NW1

Mon 21 Apr

Free

  • 10:00 – 19:00

Tue 22 Apr

Free

  • 10:00 – 19:00

Wed 23 Apr

Free

  • 10:00 – 19:00
…and 59 more dates until 1 Jul

The House of Peroni

Special event celebrating the best of contemporary food, drink, design and fashion at the House of Peroni. Ages 18+.

The House of Peroni, London WC2A

Fri 2 May

Free (Special events £15–£60) / 07517 809360

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Sat 3 May

Free (Special events £15–£60) / 07517 809360

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Sun 4 May

Free (Special events £15–£60) / 07517 809360

  • 12:00 – 00:00
…and 25 more dates until 31 May

Open Jar Collective: Broth Mix

Open Jar Collective transform the Kinning Park Complex into a place for conversations and action. In the first week, you're invited to help transform the main hall into a café, which will then host a series of gigs, talks and workshops, with a different soup being prepared every day by members of the community.

Kinning Park Complex, Glasgow

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0141 419 0329

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 17:00
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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

Crafts at Fort Purbrook

Woodland Crafts present a day of live demonstrations, children's entertainment, hands-on crafts sessions and stalls selling crafts, gifts and food and drink.

Peter Ashley Activity Centre, Portsmouth

Sat 1 Nov

£4 (Seniors £3.50; under 16s free) / 01243 641306

  • 10:30 – 16:30

Sun 2 Nov

£4 (Seniors £3.50; under 16s free) / 01243 641306

  • 10:30 – 16:30

Junipalooza

A chance to show the world how much you love gin, with three days of sampling small batch gins, craft gins, your ol' favourite gins and more. Plus you can get a fancy schmancy cocktail shook up by some of the UK's best bartenders and have a go at blending your own gin in a masterclass.

Factory 7, London EC2A

Fri 6 Jun

£15–£25 in advance; £20–£35 on the door (masterclasses £25) / 020 7269 9750

Price include five tokens to sample gins (15ml gin, available with tonic water).

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 7 Jun

£15–£25 in advance; £20–£35 on the door (masterclasses £25) / 020 7269 9750

Price include five tokens to sample gins (15ml gin, available with tonic water).

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 8 Jun

£15–£25 in advance; £20–£35 on the door (masterclasses £25) / 020 7269 9750

Price include five tokens to sample gins (15ml gin, available with tonic water).

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Kingdom of Fife Real Ale and Cider Festival

A chance to sample over 40 real ales from around the country, as well as wines, ciders, perrys and continental beers. There is live music on offer each night and all guests receive a commemorative beer glass and programme with detailed tasting notes.

Rothes Halls, Glenrothes

Fri 2 May

£5 (CAMRA members £4) / 01592 611101

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Sat 3 May

£5 (CAMRA members £4) / 01592 611101

  • 12:00 – 23:00

Open Farm Sunday

Annual event where hundreds of farmers across the UK open their farm to the public for one Sunday. Discover what it means to be a farmer and see how British food is produced. Each farm hosts its own activities including tours, nature walks, tractor and trailer rides, mini farmers' markets and animal encounters.

Hazeldene Farm, Chesham

Sun 8 Jun

Phone for prices / 01494 783 501

  • 11:00 – 16:00

National Trust: Brockhampton Estate, Bringsty, Worcester

Sun 8 Jun

Free / 01885 488099

  • 11:00 – 16:00

National Trust: Waddesdon Manor, Aylesbury

Sun 8 Jun

Free, plus admission £16.20, child £8.10 / 01296 653226/653211

  • 10:00 – 17:00
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Taste of Wisley Rhubarb Festival

Celebrate the awe-inspiring rhubarb: vegetable masquerading as a fruit that is responsible for the best type of crumble there is. Eat brunch, get some recipes and take a tour of the rhubarb collection.

RHS Garden Wisley, Woking

Sun 20 Apr

£9.50–£17.50 plus garden admission / 0845 260 9000

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 21 Apr

£9.50–£17.50 plus garden admission / 0845 260 9000

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 22 Apr

£9.50–£17.50 plus garden admission / 0845 260 9000

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 39 more dates until 31 May

Junipalooza

The UK's biggest gin festival.

Factory 7, London EC2A

Fri 6 Jun

£15 / 020 7269 9750

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 7 Jun

£15 / 020 7269 9750

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 8 Jun

£15 / 020 7269 9750

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Home of Whisky Festival

Raise a glass to learn about, toast and enjoy Scotland's water of life, the nectar of a nation – whisky.

Salutation Hotel, Perth

Sat 3 May

Over-18s only

£15.95 / 01738 493535

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Food and Craft Market

Weekly food and craft market with a wide range of both food and craft stalls.

Fincham Memorial Village Hall

Thu 24 Apr

Free

  • 09:00 – 13:00

Thu 1 May

Free

  • 09:00 – 13:00

Thu 8 May

Free

  • 09:00 – 13:00
…and 32 more dates until 18 Dec

Balmedie Farmers’ Market

Held on the second Saturday of the month from April to September at the White Horse Inn, with a Christmas market in December. The market is supported by Granite City Fish; The Store, with their lamb and Aberdeen Angus beef; TPS Fruit and Veg; Devenick Diary; Lettie’s Preserves; Nina's Curry Sauces and Ola Oil, with…

White Horse Inn, Balmedie

Sat 10 May

Free

  • 10:00 – 14:00

Sat 14 Jun

Free

  • 10:00 – 14:00

Sat 12 Jul

Free

  • 10:00 – 14:00
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The Big Chester Craft, Vintage and Gift Fair

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

Northgate Arena Leisure Centre, Chester

Sat 26 Apr

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

  • 09:00 – 15:30

Sat 31 May

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

  • 09:00 – 15:30

Carvery Sunday Lunch

Featuring a four course homemade lunch with a sampling of wines from the menu.

Kirkley Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 20 Apr

£15.95 / 01670 841235

  • 12:00 – 14:00

Sun 25 May

£15.95 / 01670 841235

  • 12:00 – 14:00

Sun 27 Jul

£15.95 / 01670 841235

  • 12:00 – 14:00

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 10 May

Free / 01381 600417

  • 11:00 – 14:00

Sat 14 Jun

Free / 01381 600417

  • 11:00 – 14:00

Sat 12 Jul

Free / 01381 600417

  • 11:00 – 14:00
…and 5 more dates until 13 Dec

Easter Farmer's Market

The best of Lancashire produce to sample and purchase from the market, and family themed activities along with guided tours.

Hoghton Tower, Preston

Mon 21 Apr

£1–£8 / 01254 852986

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Eat Drink Bristol Fashion

With Eat Drink Bristol Fashion returning to Bristol's Queen Square from 1st - 18th May, organisers have confirmed that some of the UKs best known chefs from across the South West will this year cook up a storm in the festival's iconic tipi village.

Queen Square, Bristol

Thu 1 May

Prices vary by venue

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Fri 2 May

Prices vary by venue

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Sat 3 May

Prices vary by venue

  • 12:00 – 00:00
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