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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.

Wales Millennium Centre / Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru, Cardiff

Sat 27 Sep

£42–£45; £55 / 0131 556 6040

  • 12:00

Oktoberfest

Party like you're in Bavaria, minus the plane fare. Drink the beer, eat the bratwurst, wear the lederhosen and party the night away, stein in hand. There's even a family-friendly Sunday lunch for the kinder.

West Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

Sat 4 Oct

Free on Wednesdays; £5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday; £10 Saturday / 07435 428290

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sat 11 Oct

Free on Wednesdays; £5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday; £10 Saturday / 07435 428290

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Cheese And Pickle Festival 2014

A celebration of local produce featuring a variety of food stalls, cookery demonstrations, country crafts, tasting sessions and music.

National Trust: Coughton Court, Alcester

Sun 21 Sep

£10.60 House and garden; £6.95 Garden only (Children £5.30 House and garden; Children £3.45 Garden only; Family £26.50 House and garden; Family… / 01789 400777

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Urban Market

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

Drygate Brewing Co., Glasgow

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 0141 212 8810

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sun 28 Sep

Free / 0141 212 8810

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sun 5 Oct

Free / 0141 212 8810

  • 11:00 – 16:00
…and 62 more dates until 20 Dec 2015

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 21 Sep

Free / 0131 551 5633

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 28 Sep

Free / 0131 551 5633

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 5 Oct

Free / 0131 551 5633

  • 10:00 – 17:00
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Browns Hotel, London W1S

Sun 21 Sep

£55 / 020 7493 6020

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Mon 22 Sep

£55 / 020 7493 6020

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Tue 23 Sep

£55 / 020 7493 6020

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 7 more dates until 30 Sep

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 features Optimo (Fri); Mia Dora and The Revenge (Sat); Mungo’s HiFi, DJ Andy Smith and Boca45 (Sun).

Drygate Brewing Co., Glasgow

Sun 21 Sep

£20 per session / 0141 212 8810

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 27 Sep

Free / 01224 649000

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 01224 649000

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 01224 649000

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Sat 27 Dec

Free / 01224 649000

  • 09:00 – 17:00

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 5 Oct

Free / 0845 860 1891

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0845 860 1891

  • 11:00 – 16:00

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. Special guests include Mary Berry, Paul Hollywood, James Martin, Tom Kitchen and many more.

SECC, Glasgow

Fri 17 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 248 3000

  • 10:00

Sat 18 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 248 3000

  • 10:00

Sun 19 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 248 3000

  • 10:00
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Beer Festival

Sample a variety of ales, ciders and other drinks and listen to live music.

The Met, Bury

Fri 21 Nov

£20 beer package; £2–£4 / 0161 761 2216

  • 12:00

Sat 22 Nov

£20 beer package; £2–£4 / 0161 761 2216

  • 12:00

Phoenix Theatre and Arts Centre, Bordon

Sat 4 Oct

£5 / 01420 472664

  • 12:00 – 16:00

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 21 Sep

Prices vary / 01542 735165

  • 09:00 – 16:00

Mon 22 Sep

Prices vary / 01542 735165

  • 09:00 – 16:00

Tue 23 Sep

Prices vary / 01542 735165

  • 09:00 – 16:00
…and 99 more dates until 31 Dec

Cambus O’May Cheese Creamery tour

Find out how Cambus O'May cheese is made.

Cambus O'May Cheese Co, Ballater

Tue 23 Sep

£4 / 01339 753113

Part of TechFest.

  • 12:00

Christmas Fair in aid of Cancer Research UK

Make this the year you get all your Christmas shopping done in November. An indoor market with over 50 stalls selling gifts for adults and children with a dedicated food hall selling locally sourced produce. The fair is opened by journalist and broadcaster Nicholas Owen.

The Grasshopper Inn, Westerham

Wed 5 Nov

£3

  • 10:30 – 15:30

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 27 Sep

Free / 0131 220 8580

  • 09:00 – 14:00

Sat 4 Oct

Free / 0131 220 8580

  • 09:00 – 14:00

Sat 11 Oct

Free / 0131 220 8580

  • 09:00 – 14:00
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Foodies Festival Edinburgh

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.

Inverleith Park, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug 2015

£12 (£10; under 12s free) / 0844 995 1111

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Sat 8 Aug 2015

£12 (£10; under 12s free) / 0844 995 1111

  • 10:00 – 20:00

Fringe Sunday

A full day of festivalling, with theatre, music, comedy and kids events, plus street food from around the world.

Cowane's Hospital, Stirling

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 01786 472247

Part of Stirling Fringe.

  • 11:30 – 16:00

Glasgow Farmers' Market

This market brings rural Scotland to the centre of Glasgow’s west end. With over 40 producers assembling at the market on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month, there’s also traditional Scottish music, take-away food stalls and face-painting for the younger ones. Regular attendees include Carmichael Estate meats…

Mansfield Park, Glasgow

Sat 27 Sep

Free / 0141 287 2500

  • 10:00 – 14:00

Sat 11 Oct

Free / 0141 287 2500

  • 10:00 – 14:00

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0141 287 2500

  • 10:00 – 14:00
…and 4 more dates until 27 Dec

Morningside Farmers’ Market

After Morningside’s inaugural market on the 19th October 2013, they now run on the third Saturday of the month from the Merlin Pub’s car park. The range of traders is varied and cosmopolitan, from Windshiel’s organic meats and Edward Collins’ fish and seafood, to MaRoberts’ Tanzanian sauces and Knights Kitchen’s Kenyan…

The Merlin, Edinburgh

Sat 18 Oct

Free / 01506 834006

  • 09:30 – 15:30

Sat 15 Nov

Free / 01506 834006

  • 09:30 – 15:30

Sat 20 Dec

Free / 01506 834006

  • 09:30 – 15:30

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

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sun 30 Nov

£2.50 / 01796 472160

  • 12:00 – 16:00
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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 26 Sep

Free / 0131 558 9644

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 0131 558 9644

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Fri 10 Oct

Free / 0131 558 9644

  • 11:00 – 19:00
…and 2 more dates until 24 Oct

Portobello Farmers' Market

Held in Brighton Park, five minutes’ walk from Portobello’s High Street, the market sells a range of local and organic vegetables and fruit in season, meat, fish, baking, and local crafts. Stallholders vary, but regulars include Windsheil Farm’s organic beef, lamb, mutton, Tamworth pork and eggs; Supernature Oil…

Brighton Park, Edinburgh

Sat 4 Oct

Free

  • 09:30 – 13:30

Sat 1 Nov

Free

  • 09:30 – 13:30

Sat 6 Dec

Free

  • 09:30 – 13:30

Saturday Brunch with The Guide

The Guardian Guide hosts an Italian Sunday brunch with newspapers, acocktail and a coffee, and editor Paul MacInnes talking to The 2 Bears about their latest album, plus there's some chat from Josie Long.

Rotorino, London E8

Sat 27 Sep

£40 / 020 7249 9081

Scottish Braves Harvest Chilli Festival

A celebration of all things chilli, including food and drink and a 'Clash of the Titans' chilli eating contest.

Scone Palace, Perth

Sun 21 Sep

£6.30 (Students £5.70; Children £4.40; Family £20) / 01738 552300

  • 10:30 – 17:30

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
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