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Club Lounge (Event tickets not included)

Get the VIP treatment pre-show.

New Theatre, Oxford

Tue 1 Jul

£15 / 0870 606 3500

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

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

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 0131 652 5940

  • 09:00 – 14:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 0131 652 5940

  • 09:00 – 14:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0131 652 5940

  • 09:00 – 14:00
…and 237 more dates until 20 Dec

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society Presents Clans & Drams

Find your Whisky Clan at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society. Whisky club opens its doors to members and non-members alike, for Clans & Drams, a month-long series of events during Homecoming Scotland's Whisky Month.

Scotch Malt Whisky Society, Edinburgh

Thu 1 May

Free / 0131 554 3451

  • 10:00 – 22:00

Fri 2 May

Free / 0131 554 3451

  • 10:00 – 22:00

Sat 3 May

Free / 0131 554 3451

  • 10:00 – 22:00
…and 28 more dates until 31 May

John Lewis' 150th Anniversary Celebrations

An interactive exhibition to celebrate 150 years of John Lewis.

John Lewis, London W1A

Fri 2 May

Free / 0844 693 1765

  • 10:00

Sat 3 May

Free / 0844 693 1765

  • 10:00

Sun 4 May

Free / 0844 693 1765

  • 10:00
…and 42 more dates until 15 Jun back to top

MHOR Festival

A huge array of activities are on offer at this festival, including baking competitions, a Great British Feast with food prepared by star Scottish chefs and many more activities for kids and adults alive. There's plenty to eat and drink, too – from a barbecue to an oyster bar, beer festival and a food market buffet. A…

Monachyle Mhor, Lochearnhead

Sat 24 May

£5 (Children free) / 01877 384622

  • 11:00 – 01:00

Sun 25 May

£5 (Children free) / 01877 384622

  • 12:00 – 03:00

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

Mon 5 May

Free / 0131 622 6801

  • 12:00

Sun 25 May

Free / 0131 622 6801

  • 12:00

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

Bristol Harbourside

Fri 11 Jul

£10–£12 (£10; carers and accompanied under 16s free) / 0844 995 1111

Sat 12 Jul

£10–£12 (£10; carers and accompanied under 16s free) / 0844 995 1111

Sun 13 Jul

£10–£12 (£10; carers and accompanied under 16s free) / 0844 995 1111

Clapham Common, London SW4

Fri 6 Jun

£12–£15 (£12; carers and accompanied under 16s free) / 0844 995 1111

Sat 7 Jun

£12–£15 (£12; carers and accompanied under 16s free) / 0844 995 1111

Sun 8 Jun

£12–£15 (£12; carers and accompanied under 16s free) / 0844 995 1111

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Ideal Home Show Scotland

Make your house fantasies a reality with everything you need for redesigning and improving your home. Handy hints and design inspiration, plus an exciting mix of attractions including room sets and a show home.

SECC, Glasgow

Fri 23 May

£12–£15 / 0844 854 2014

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sat 24 May

£12–£15 / 0844 854 2014

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sun 25 May

£12–£15 / 0844 854 2014

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Mon 26 May

£12–£15 / 0844 854 2014

  • 10:00 – 18:00

African Market

The first African market to be held at the Barras with a variety of traders selling African and Caribbean products including crafts, food, fashion, hair and beauty, music, DVDs and more.

Barras Market, Glasgow

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 0141 552 4601

  • 07:30 – 16:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0141 552 4601

  • 07:30 – 16:00

Sun 25 May

Free / 0141 552 4601

  • 07:30 – 16:00
…and 13 more dates until 30 Nov back to top

Godmersham Farmers' Market and Country Fair

Food and craft stalls in the beautiful surrounds Godmersham park, plus entertainment for the kids, open gardens, country displays,a barbecue and more.

Godmersham Park

Sat 3 May

£5 per car

Follow the A28 to Godmersham and then follow the signs to the fair.

  • 11:00 – 15:00

Gordon Castle Highland Games and Country Fair

Traditional Highland games with events for all the family, from a falconry display and terrier racing to clay pigeon shooting and archery, as well as lots of kids' events and plenty of stalls.

Gordon Castle Estate, Fochabers

Sun 18 May

£8 (£5; under 14s £3; under 5s free; Family £22) / 07500 879687

  • 10:00 – 17:00

National Trust: Montacute House

Sat 26 Apr

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

  • 10:00 – 14:00

Sat 31 May

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

  • 10:00 – 14:00

Sat 28 Jun

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

  • 10:00 – 14:00
…and 6 more dates until 29 Nov

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 6 Jun

Free / 0131 558 9644

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Fri 13 Jun

Free / 0131 558 9644

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Fri 20 Jun

Free / 0131 558 9644

  • 11:00 – 19:00
…and 18 more dates until 24 Oct

The Whisky Stramash

A chance to sample as many different whiskies as you think you can handle, also promising 'mystery, music entertainment, comicality and madcap pioneering.' Participating brands include Black Grouse, Highland Park, Macallan, Glenrothes, Whyte & Mackay, Jura, Fettercairn, Auchantoshan, the Balvenie, Bowmore and more.

Surgeon's Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 24 May

£26 per half day / 0844 481 8898

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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.

SECC, Glasgow

Fri 17 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 395 4000

  • 10:00

Sat 18 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 395 4000

  • 10:00

Sun 19 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 395 4000

  • 10:00

BBC Good Food Show Summer

Featuring over 200 producers and tips on how to prepare for summer in your kitchen and al fresco dining.

NEC, Birmingham

Thu 12 Jun

£24.25–£113 / 020 3405 4286

  • 09:00 – 18:00

Fri 13 Jun

£24.25–£113 / 020 3405 4286

  • 09:00 – 18:00

Sat 14 Jun

£24.25–£113 / 020 3405 4286

  • 09:00 – 18:00

Sun 15 Jun

£24.25–£113 / 020 3405 4286

  • 09:00 – 18:00

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, Argyll

Sat 13 Sep

Prices vary / 01499 302203

  • 11:00 – 19:30

Sun 14 Sep

Prices vary / 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.

Gulbenkian, Canterbury

Mon 11 Aug

£75 / 0131 556 6040

  • 10:00

National Trust: Calke Abbey, Derby

Sun 27 Apr

Free, plus normal admission / 01332 863822

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sun 27 Jul

Free, plus normal admission / 01332 863822

  • 11:00 – 16:00
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Forfar Farmers' Market

One of the first farmers’ markets in Scotland, Forfar market has run since July 1999, with some of the original stallholders still stalwarts today. Now based indoors at Forfar Mart’s Strathmore Hall, the market is held on the second Saturday of the month. Regular stallholders include local producers Aberfeldy Oatmeal…

Strathmore Hall, Forfar

Sat 10 May

Free / 07941 721829

  • 09:00 – 13:00

Sat 14 Jun

Free / 07941 721829

  • 09:00 – 13:00

Sat 12 Jul

Free / 07941 721829

  • 09:00 – 13:00
…and 5 more dates until 13 Dec

Logierait Country Market

Held from spring to autumn on the third Saturday of the month, Logierait is almost always fully booked with traders. More of a fun day out than your average shopping experience, it’s probably the only market in the country to have its own narrow gauge railway running alongside it, built and maintained by the farm and…

Mill of Logierait Farm, Pitlochry

Sat 17 May

Free / 01796 482222

  • 10:00 – 14:00

Sat 21 Jun

Free / 01796 482222

  • 10:00 – 14:00

Sat 19 Jul

Free / 01796 482222

  • 10:00 – 14:00
…and 2 more dates until 20 Sep

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 27 Apr

Free / 0131 551 5633

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 4 May

Free / 0131 551 5633

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 11 May

Free / 0131 551 5633

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 33 more dates until 28 Dec

The World of Wine – Wine Tasting Experience Day

Wine Unearthed leads this full day of wine-centric fun, which also includes a three-course lunch and up to 15 wines to taste. Go home with a notebook full of wine tasting notes.

Apex City Hotel, Edinburgh

Sat 10 May

£79 / 0845 680 8367

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Sat 7 Jun

£79 / 0845 680 8367

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Sat 12 Jul

£79 / 0845 680 8367

  • 10:30 – 16:00
…and 2 more dates until 22 Nov

The Draft House, London SE1

Sat 26 Apr

£84 / 0845 680 8367

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Sat 21 Jun

£84 / 0845 680 8367

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Sat 12 Jul

£84 / 0845 680 8367

  • 10:30 – 16:00
…and 6 more dates until 6 Dec

The Midland Hotel, Manchester

Sat 10 May

£69 / 0845 680 8367

No lunch at this session.

Sat 21 Jun

£69 / 0845 680 8367

No lunch at this session.

Sat 26 Jul

£69 / 0845 680 8367

No lunch at this session.

…and 3 more dates until 6 Dec

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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 26 Apr

Free / 01224 649000

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Sat 31 May

Free / 01224 649000

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Sat 28 Jun

Free / 01224 649000

  • 09:00 – 17:00
…and 5 more dates until 27 Dec back to top