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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

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

Sat 19 Apr

Prices vary / 01542 735165

  • 09:00 – 16:00

Sun 20 Apr

Prices vary / 01542 735165

  • 09:00 – 16:00

Mon 21 Apr

Prices vary / 01542 735165

  • 09:00 – 16:00
…and 254 more dates until 31 Dec

Cream Tea

A delicious variety of scrumptious treats, available daily.

Mercure Milton Keynes Abbey Hill Hotel

Sat 19 Apr

£12.50 / 01908 561 666

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 20 Apr

£12.50 / 01908 561 666

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Mon 21 Apr

£12.50 / 01908 561 666

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 244 more dates until 21 Dec

Plough Beer Festival

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

The Plough Inn, Sudbury

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 01440 786 789

  • 12:00 – 22:30

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 01440 786 789

  • 12:00 – 22:30

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 01440 786 789

  • 12:00 – 22:30

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

Sat 19 Apr

Free

  • 10:00 – 19:00

Mon 21 Apr

Free

  • 10:00 – 19:00

Tue 22 Apr

Free

  • 10:00 – 19:00
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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

Sat 19 Apr

By donation / 01667 452341

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Sun 20 Apr

By donation / 01667 452341

  • 12:00 – 00:00

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

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0141 419 0329

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0141 419 0329

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

The Easter Empire Of Bunga Bunga

Eggcited about Easter this year? Bunga Bunga will be starting the celebrations early, on Thursday 17th April with their 'Roman Empire of Bunga Bunga' event followed by a UV Toga Party on Saturday 19th and a Sunday Service Toga Party on Sunday 20th.

Bunga Bunga, London SW11

Sat 19 Apr

£35 Sat UV Toga Brunch Party - 11am; £45 Sat UV Toga Brunch Party - 1pm; £10 Sun Service Toga Party - 11pm

  • 11:00 – 17:00

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

Sat 19 Apr

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

  • 10:00 – 17:00

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
…and 40 more dates until 31 May

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 19 Apr

Free / 0131 652 5940

  • 09:00 – 14:00

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0131 652 5940

  • 09:00 – 14:00

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 0131 652 5940

  • 09:00 – 14:00
…and 243 more dates until 20 Dec back to top

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 19 Apr

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

  • 10:00 – 15:00

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

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

Rural Food & Craft Fayre

Featuring locally sourced food and produced crafts.

The Madeley Centre, Crewe

Sun 4 May

Phone for prices / 01782 751808

  • 10:00 – 14:00

Sun 1 Jun

Phone for prices / 01782 751808

  • 10:00 – 14:00

Sun 6 Jul

Phone for prices / 01782 751808

  • 10:00 – 14:00
…and 5 more dates until 7 Dec

Gift Craft & Farmers Market

A fair with stalls selling foods, gifts and crafts.

Worsbrough Mill And Country Park, Barnsley

Mon 26 May

Miller's Tea Room

Free / 01226 774527

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Planet Thanet Easter Beer Festival 2014

A festival showcasing products from brewers and cider makers from all over the UK. Featuring over 200 draught real ales, ciders and perries, hot and cold food, and a selection of foreign bottled beers. There will also be souvenir glasses to purchase.

Winter Gardens, Margate

Sat 19 Apr

£5; £3 / 01843 292795

  • 12:00 – 20:00
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Chocolate For Beginners: Workshop

Learn about the history of chocolate and a step-by-step overview of chocolate making.

Chelsea Physic Garden, London SW3

Wed 15 Oct

£95 / 020 7352 5646

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Crabstock Shellfish Festivals

Celebrate your local fishermen by indulging in a whole bunch of shellfish and seafood. Plus entertainment for the whole family.

The Obelisk Centre, Northampton

Sat 24 May

£2 on the gate (weekend pass £5)

  • 10:00

Sun 25 May

£2 on the gate (weekend pass £5)

  • 10:00

Mon 26 May

£2 on the gate (weekend pass £5)

  • 10:00

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

Farmer's Market

Sample fresh Lancashire produce from local producers.

Hoghton Tower, Preston

Sun 18 May

£1 per car; £0.50 pedestrians / 01254 852986

  • 10:00 – 14:00

Sun 15 Jun

£1 per car; £0.50 pedestrians / 01254 852986

  • 10:00 – 14:00

Sun 20 Jul

£1 per car; £0.50 pedestrians / 01254 852986

  • 10:00 – 14:00

Sun 17 Aug

£1 per car; £0.50 pedestrians / 01254 852986

  • 10:00 – 14:00

Father's Day Lunch

You treat Dad to lunch, we'll buy him a drink.

Mercure Milton Keynes Abbey Hill Hotel

Sun 15 Jun

£19.99 For 2 / 01908 561 666

  • 11:00 – 16:00
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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

Feast Of St George

Celebrate the life of England's patron saint, in a host of activities and entertainment.

Trafalgar Square, London WC2

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 020 7983 4100

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Flour Power In Your Hands

A tour of the mill with Nick Jones and his wife Ana, who have been involved in traditional milling since 1974.

Heron Corn Mill, Milnthorpe

Sun 20 Apr

£5 / 01539 564271

  • 11:00 – 12:30

Hawick Farmers' Market

Held on the third Saturday of the month (bar January) at the Civic Space by the Heart of Hawick. Each month you’ll find Gill Evans’ bread and preserves, cheese from Jim Shanks’ Standhill Cheesery, Angus Oliver’s patés and quiches, and Baxters, with other producers supplementing these stalls on a more occasional basis.

Civic Space, Hawick

Sat 17 May

Free / 01450 360680

  • 09:30 – 14:00

Sat 21 Jun

Free / 01450 360680

  • 09:30 – 14:00

Sat 19 Jul

Free / 01450 360680

  • 09:30 – 14:00
…and 5 more dates until 20 Dec

Luxurious Veggie Reunion Lunch

Old and new vegetarians can dine together on this four-course lunch and watch a cookery demonstration, not to mention swap tales of people asking them exactly how they get their protein. Booking recommended.

Cordon Vert Vegetarian Cookery School, Altrincham

Thu 24 Jul

£42 / 0161 925 2015

  • 11:45 – 15:00
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