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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

Thu 28 Aug

Free / 0800 123 400

  • 09:30 – 21:30

Fri 29 Aug

Free / 0800 123 400

  • 09:30 – 21:30

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0800 123 400

  • 09:30 – 21:30

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

Thu 28 Aug

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 29 Aug

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 30 Aug

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 31 Aug

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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 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

Best of the West Festival

Set in the stunning venue of the grounds of Inveraray Castle, this family-friendly festival highlights the best in food, drink, craft, music and entertainments from the West of Scotland. From fine crafts to fine food and from local pipe bands to world-famous headline music acts, the programme offers something for…

Inveraray Castle

Sat 13 Sep

£19.50 for weekend pass, £14.50 for single day pass (under 16s £14.50 for weekend pass, £9.50 for single day pass; under 8s free if accompanied by… / 01499 302203

  • 11:00 – 19:30

Sun 14 Sep

£19.50 for weekend pass, £14.50 for single day pass (under 16s £14.50 for weekend pass, £9.50 for single day pass; under 8s free if accompanied by… / 01499 302203

  • 11:00 – 18:30

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.

The Lowry, Salford

Sat 30 Aug

£45.50 / 0131 556 6040

  • 12:00 – 14:00

Sun 31 Aug

£45.50 / 0131 556 6040

  • 12:00 – 14:00

Wales Millennium Centre / Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru, Cardiff

Sat 20 Sep

£42–£45; £55 / 0131 556 6040

  • 12:00

Sat 27 Sep

£42–£45; £55 / 0131 556 6040

  • 12:00
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Scotland Welcomes the World to Lunch

Celebrity chef Nick Nairn serves up a selection of Scottish menus to be enjoyed against the backdrop of the Forth Bridges. There's also a food and drink market, cookery demonstrations, entertainment including street drummers, choirs and bands as well as a big birthday cake for the Forth Road bridge. 'Happy Birthday to…

Hawes Pier, South Queensferry

Sat 6 Sep

£13 for the Nick Nairn menu; £5 for children's picnic lunch instead (Children £8)

Part of Forth Bridges Festival.

Urban Market

A weekly market with Scottish food and drink, plus work by local designers and makers.

Drygate Brewing Co., Glasgow

Sun 31 Aug

Free / 0141 212 8810

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sun 7 Sep

Free / 0141 212 8810

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sun 14 Sep

Free / 0141 212 8810

  • 11:00 – 16:00
…and 65 more dates until 20 Dec 2015

Glasgow Farmers' Market

Located off the Victoria Road entrance on the first and third Saturday of each month, over 20 stallholders bring fresh farm produce to Glasgow. Eat-on-the-spot food is provided by Aye Love Real Food’s Scotch eggs and pastries or Brava’s vegan and vegetarian stews and salads. Stock your fridge and cupboards with…

Queens Park Arena, Glasgow

Sat 6 Sep

Free / 0141 287 2500

  • 10:00 – 14:00

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0141 287 2500

  • 10:00 – 14:00

Sat 4 Oct

Free / 0141 287 2500

  • 10:00 – 14:00
…and 5 more dates until 20 Dec

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 29 Aug

Free / 0131 558 9644

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Fri 5 Sep

Free / 0131 558 9644

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Fri 12 Sep

Free / 0131 558 9644

  • 11:00 – 19:00
…and 6 more dates until 24 Oct

Social In The Square

A two day festival of creative activities, cookery demos and live music and dance. There's food and products to buy, all provided by Edinburgh's social enterprises.

St Andrew Square, Edinburgh

Fri 12 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 13 Sep

Free

  • 11:00 – 18:30
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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

Thu 28 Aug

Free

  • 07:00 – 23:00

Fri 29 Aug

Free

  • 07:00 – 23:00

Sat 30 Aug

Free

  • 07:00 – 23:00

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 13 Sep

Free

  • 10:00 – 14:00

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

Festival Of Food & Wine Raceday

As well as seven races, there's an array of food and wine from all around the world to indulge in. James Martin (Saturday Kitchen) makes an appearance for a cooking demonstration, plus there is a host of food and wine stalls to explore.

Ascot Racecourse

Sat 6 Sep

£20–£27 (under 18s free) / 0870 727 8765

  • 11:00

Jamie Oliver & Alex James present The Big Feastival

A festival of music and food for the whole family - the brainchild of TV cook Jamie Oliver and musician and farmer Alex James. This year's big musical acts include Fatboy Slim, Jamie Cullum and Kelis.

Alex James' Farm, Chipping Norton

Fri 29 Aug

£5–£69

With Performances by: Fatboy Slim, Jamie Cullum, Kelis, Laura Mvula, De La Soul Norman Jay MBE, Stornoway, Kitty and Daisy & Lewis and Jack Savoretti.

Sat 30 Aug

£5–£69

With Performances by: Fatboy Slim, Jamie Cullum, Kelis, Laura Mvula, De La Soul Norman Jay MBE, Stornoway, Kitty and Daisy & Lewis and Jack Savoretti.

Sun 31 Aug

£5–£69

With Performances by: Fatboy Slim, Jamie Cullum, Kelis, Laura Mvula, De La Soul Norman Jay MBE, Stornoway, Kitty and Daisy & Lewis and Jack Savoretti.

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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

Fri 29 Aug

£15 / 020 7300 8000

  • 12:00 – 22:30

Sat 30 Aug

£15 / 020 7300 8000

  • 12:00 – 22:30

Sun 31 Aug

£15 / 020 7300 8000

  • 12:00 – 17:00

National Trust: Montacute House

Sat 27 Sep

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

  • 10:00 – 14:00

Sat 25 Oct

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

  • 10:00 – 14:00

Sun 26 Oct

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

  • 10:00 – 14:00
…and 2 more dates until 29 Nov

Macduff Farmers’ Market

Over a decade old, Macduff is a well-supported market of food and craft stalls, with more of an emphasis on the latter in recent years. Taking place on the last Saturday of the month at Macduff’s Fishmarket. Food stallholders include Bogside Farm Shop’s Highland beef, the Old Dragon Kitchen’s jams and chutneys, TPS fruit…

Fishmarket, Banff

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 01261 821244

  • 09:30 – 12:30

Sat 27 Sep

Free / 01261 821244

  • 09:30 – 12:30

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 01261 821244

  • 09:30 – 12:30
…and 2 more dates until 27 Dec

Montrose Farmers' Market

A well-supported market held since 2005 on the first Saturday of the month. Regular stallholders include local producers Aberfeldy Oatmeal; Arbroath Fisheries’ fresh, smoked and prepared fish; Bouvrage’s fruit drinks; Highland Drovers’ traditional meats; Devenick Dairy; Hubertus Game – as well as preserves, game, eggs…

Town House Car Park, Montrose

Sat 6 Sep

Free / 07941721829

  • 09:00 – 13:00

Sat 4 Oct

Free / 07941721829

  • 09:00 – 13:00

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 07941721829

  • 09:00 – 13:00

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 07941721829

  • 09:00 – 13:00

The New World – Wine Tasting Experience Day

Visit Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, South America and North America with Wine Unearthed, and learn how to analyse wine like a pro.

Apex City Hotel, Edinburgh

Sat 30 Aug

£79 / 0845 680 8367

St John's Chophouse, Cambridge

Sat 20 Sep

£79 / 0845 680 8367

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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

St Albans Beer & Cider Festival

Beer festival with live music.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Wed 24 Sep

£3 / 01727 844488

  • 11:00 – 23:00

Thu 25 Sep

£3 / 01727 844488

  • 11:00 – 23:00

Fri 26 Sep

£3 / 01727 844488

  • 11:00 – 23:00

Sat 27 Sep

£3 / 01727 844488

  • 11:00 – 23:00

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 30 Aug

Free

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sat 6 Sep

Free

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sat 13 Sep

Free

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 15 more dates until 27 Dec

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
…and 2 more dates until 27 Dec

Aberdeen International Market

Street market with over 70 stalls selling produce from all over the world.

Union Terrace Gardens, Aberdeen

Fri 29 Aug

Free / 01224 522984

  • 09:00 – 18:00

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 01224 522984

  • 09:00 – 18:00

Sun 31 Aug

Free / 01224 522984

  • 09:00 – 18:00
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