Afternoon events, Food & drink

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Five Course Sake Dinner In Mayfair

Join the Chisou team and Master Sake brewer Morikawa san for a five-course dinner paired with sake and introductions from the master brewer himself.

Chisou Japanese Restaurant Mayfair, London W1B

Wed 22 Oct

£50 / 020 7629 3931

Gingerbread House Workshop

Discover your artistic talent and decorate a gingerbread house ready to take home for Christmas. Gingerbread house, icing, basic amounts of sweets and equipment are included but please feel free to bring additional decoration with you.

National Trust: Saltram, Plympton, Plymouth

Sat 22 Nov

£16.95 adv booking required / 01752 333500

Sun 23 Nov

£16.95 adv booking required / 01752 333500

Grace's Christmas Showcase

Plan for the Christmas party at these festive preview evenings.

Grace, London W1D

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 020 7851 0800

Please note, that is event is guest-list only. RSVP is a must.

Brandon Street Night Market

Brandon Street Night Market is a monthly celebration of street food, drink, live art and music, taking place in the cultural hub of Leeds - Canal Mills.

Canal Mills, Leeds

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0113 200 2780

Calorie Neutral Restaurant

Steam cooker supplier Miele and restaurant The Sisters join forces to host two sittings at Scotland's first calories-neutral restaurant. Free tickets are limited to two per person. To apply, email your name, the name of your plus one, your contact details and preferred sitting.

The Sisters Kelvingrove, Glasgow

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 0141 564 1157

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Languedoc-Roussillon Sud de France Top 100 Roadshow

Wines from Southern France are going on a tour of the UK, with the chance to taste the Top 100 wines of 2014 (as decided by 17 judges).

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

£20 / 0131 220 4348

Church House, London SW1P

Guildhall, Bath

Sat 22 Nov

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Afternoon Tea

Relax and enjoy a pot of tea or coffee along with sandwiches and cakes before a matinee performance.

Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent

Thu 30 Oct

£8 / 0844 871 7649

Thu 6 Nov

£8 / 0844 871 7649

Wed 19 Nov

£9.50 / 0844 871 7649

Apple Day

Sunday 26th October marks Borough Market's Apple Day. As part of its 1,000th birthday celebrations, the traditional apple display is transforming into the first 'real' apple store and bringing together the biggest ever apple collection.

Borough Market, London SE1

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 020 7407 1002

  • 12:00 – 16:00 Apple Day Borough Market, London

Around the world in 80 teas

P.M. David Silva & Sons was established in 1945 during the Plantation Raj in Ceylon’s world famous Dimbula valley. The remaining family company bring the world’s most sought after teas that are hand plucked and ethically sourced from the very people and estates that have worked there for over three generations. Find…

Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa, St Andrews

Sun 9 Nov

Free Booking required / 01334 474371

Part of Dundee Science Festival.

Mon 10 Nov

Free Booking required / 01334 474371

Part of Dundee Science Festival.

Around the world in 80 teas plus Laurent Perrier Afternoon Tea

As above but also with an award-winning afternoon tea experience - with a delicious selection of delicate pastries and cakes, created by the hotel’s Pastry Chef, including homemade scones and lemon pancakes, with clotted cream and strawberry and pink Champagne preserve.

Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa, St Andrews

Sun 9 Nov

£20–£33 / 01334 474371

Part of Dundee Science Festival.

Mon 10 Nov

£20–£33 / 01334 474371

Part of Dundee Science Festival.

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Autumn Beer Festival

The Swan Autumn Beer Festival

The Swan Inn, Ilkley

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 01943 831 999

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 01943 831 999

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 01943 831 999

Haigh Hall Country Park, Haigh, Wigan

Sun 26 Oct

£13.95 (Children £6.95) / 01942 832895

  • 12:00 – 16:00 Autumn Carvery Haigh Hall Country Park, Haigh, Wigan

Milton Keynes Theatre

Wed 13 May 2015

£15 / 0844 871 7652

Barra and Vatersay Island Markets

Island Markets (Fèill an Eilean) on Barra and Vatersay started in 2000, and are run by Barra and Vatersay Agricultural and Horticultural Association. The monthly markets are held indoors, usually at Castlebay Community School, and community groups take turns providing refreshments to raise money for their causes. The…

Castlebay Community School, Barra

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 01871 810043

Sat 15 Nov

Free / 01871 810043

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

Sat 22 Nov

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

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National Trust: Waddesdon Manor, Aylesbury

Sat 15 Nov

£65 plus admission £16.20, child £8.10, adv booking essential / 01296 653226/653211

BKD Gingerbread Person Fancy Dress Class

Kids are given eight freshly baked gingerbread people as well as everything needed to create some scary Hallowe'en characters including fondant, icing writers, cutters and sprinkles. Come dressed to terrify.

Nancy's Pantry, London E8

Fri 31 Oct

Cancelled / 020 7254 8639

BKD Xmas Snowmen and Reindeer Cupcake Class

Kids will love this creative class.

The Proud Archivist, London N1

Wed 10 Dec

£25 / 020 7749 6852

Bluebird's Halloween All-Day Brunch Party!

Bluebird's epic all-day brunch party is BACK on Sunday 2nd November! Come to the restaurant and enjoy our delicious brunch menu, flowing drinks and fab DJ line up!

Bluebird Chelsea, London SW3

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 020 7559 1999

British Michelin-Trained Chefs Launch Noma Inspired Pop-up!

Nordic cuisine seems to be talked about everywhere! What is it that has been keeping Noma, Faviken and Dill in the Worlds Top 50 Restaurants list year after year? Kitchen Theory have found the answer…

Maida Hill Place, London W9

Sat 25 Oct

£56 / 020 8964 2549

Sat 1 Nov

£56 / 020 8964 2549

Sat 8 Nov

£56 / 020 8964 2549

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Bunga Bunga Halloween Brunch

Halloween-a-oke hosted by Bunga Bunga resident DJ John ‘dragoween’ Sizzle, alongside a soundtrack of horrifying hits, to be enjoyed over a 4 course meal.

Bunga Bunga, London SW11

Sat 1 Nov

£38–£48 / 020 7095 0360

Carols By The Tree (Over 7s)

Enjoy a glass of festive cheer and a mince pie followed by carols in the elegant Edwardian dining room.

National Trust: Dunham Massey Is The Stamford Military Hospital, Altrincham

Sat 6 Dec

£9 adv booking essential (Children £9 adv booking essential) / 0161 941 1025

Sun 7 Dec

£9 adv booking essential (Children £9 adv booking essential) / 0161 941 1025

Sat 13 Dec

£9 adv booking essential (Children £9 adv booking essential) / 0161 941 1025

Carvery Sunday Lunch

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

Kirkley Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 26 Oct

£15.95 adv booking essential / 01670 841235

Castrum BeerFest

Fill your belly at this one day beer, cider and food festival.

Coldstream Community Centre

Sat 4 Jul 2015

£2 / 01890 882685

Champagne Bollinger Luncheon

Taste a range of styles from Bollinger accompanied by a seven-course lunch.

The Boot & Flogger, London SE1

Thu 20 Nov

£150

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