Afternoon events, Food & drink

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Paul Hollywood: Get Your Bake On

Master baker Paul Hollywood cooks live on stage and shares baking secrets and autobiographical anecdotes.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sun 30 Nov

£28.50 / 01256 844244

  • 14:30

Liverpool Echo Arena & Convention Centre

Sun 16 Nov

£32 / 0844 800 0400

Milton Keynes Theatre

Sun 25 May

£29.50 / 0844 871 7652

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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

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

Sun 20 Apr

By donation / 01667 452341

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Plough Beer Festival

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

The Plough Inn, Sudbury

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 01440 786 789

  • 12:00 – 22:30

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 01440 786 789

  • 12:00 – 22:30

Cream Tea

A delicious variety of scrumptious treats, available daily.

Mercure Milton Keynes Abbey Hill Hotel

Sun 20 Apr

£12.50 / 01908 561 666

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Mon 21 Apr

£12.50 / 01908 561 666

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Tue 22 Apr

£12.50 / 01908 561 666

  • 12:00 – 16:00
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The House of Peroni

Special event celebrating the best of contemporary food, drink, design and fashion at the House of Peroni. Ages 18+.

The House of Peroni, London WC2A

Fri 2 May

Free (Special events £15–£60) / 07517 809360

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Sat 3 May

Free (Special events £15–£60) / 07517 809360

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Sun 4 May

Free (Special events £15–£60) / 07517 809360

  • 12:00 – 00:00
…and 25 more dates until 31 May

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

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0141 419 0329

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

A Traditional Teatime for Easter

Pretend to be posh and have afternoon tea.

Mr Fogg's, London W1J

Sun 20 Apr

£50 for tea for two; £70 for cocktail tea for two / 020 7299 1200

  • 15:00 – 00:00

Afternoon Tea on the 14.05 Steam Train

Enjoy traditional afternoon tea on the 14.05 steam train from Bo’ness to Manuel. Tuck into sandwiches, cake and scones, washed down with tea or coffee.

Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway

Sat 26 Apr

£19 (£18) / 01506 825855

  • 13:30 – 15:30

Sun 27 Apr

£19 (£18) / 01506 825855

  • 13:30 – 15:30

Sat 10 May

£19 (£18) / 01506 825855

  • 13:30 – 15:30
…and 38 more dates until 12 Oct

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 Charing Cross Hotel, London WC2N

Sun 20 Apr

£47 / 0131 556 6040

Sat 26 Apr

£47 / 0131 556 6040

Sun 27 Apr

£47 / 0131 556 6040

…and 32 more dates until 31 Aug

Royal Albert Hall, London SW7

Sun 4 May

Elgar Room

£67.30 / 0845 401 5045

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Afternoon Tea at Mr Fogg's

A Cordial Invitation from the Duchess of Bedford and Mr Fogg. Acclaimed Mayfair bar, Mr Fogg's will launch a Victorian themed afternoon tea every Saturday at 3.01pm sharp.

Mr Fogg's, London W1J

Sat 26 Apr

£25 / 020 7299 1200

  • 15:00 – 18:00

Sat 3 May

£25 / 020 7299 1200

  • 15:00 – 18:00

Sat 10 May

£25 / 020 7299 1200

  • 15:00 – 18:00
…and 3 more dates until 31 May

Create:Eat:Whisky

A 'multi-sensory whisky adventure' that explores the whisky making process through its sights, sounds and tastes. Devised by food and art enthusiasts Jelly & Gin.

Nestle Condensed Milk Factory, Edinburgh

Wed 14 May

£15–£25

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

Thu 15 May

£15–£25

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

Fri 16 May

£15–£25

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

…and 3 more dates until 19 May

High Weald Belle Dining Train On The Spa Valley Railway

Enjoy a three-course roast dinner served at your seat as your steam train makes two return trips through the beautiful Wealden countryside from Eridge to Tunbridge Wells

Spa Valley Railway, Tunbridge Wells

Sun 27 Apr

£33.95 inc meals / 01892 537715

  • 12:20 – 17:00

Sun 1 Jun

£33.95 inc meals / 01892 537715

  • 12:20 – 17:00

Sun 22 Jun

£33.95 inc meals / 01892 537715

  • 12:20 – 17:00
…and 3 more dates until 2 Nov

Junipalooza

A chance to show the world how much you love gin, with three days of sampling small batch gins, craft gins, your ol' favourite gins and more. Plus you can get a fancy schmancy cocktail shook up by some of the UK's best bartenders and have a go at blending your own gin in a masterclass.

Factory 7, London EC2A

Fri 6 Jun

£15–£25 in advance; £20–£35 on the door (masterclasses £25) / 020 7269 9750

Price include five tokens to sample gins (15ml gin, available with tonic water).

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 7 Jun

£15–£25 in advance; £20–£35 on the door (masterclasses £25) / 020 7269 9750

Price include five tokens to sample gins (15ml gin, available with tonic water).

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 8 Jun

£15–£25 in advance; £20–£35 on the door (masterclasses £25) / 020 7269 9750

Price include five tokens to sample gins (15ml gin, available with tonic water).

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Kingdom of Fife Real Ale and Cider Festival

A chance to sample over 40 real ales from around the country, as well as wines, ciders, perrys and continental beers. There is live music on offer each night and all guests receive a commemorative beer glass and programme with detailed tasting notes.

Rothes Halls, Glenrothes

Thu 1 May

£5 (CAMRA members £4) / 01592 611101

  • 16:00 – 23:00

Fri 2 May

£5 (CAMRA members £4) / 01592 611101

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Sat 3 May

£5 (CAMRA members £4) / 01592 611101

  • 12:00 – 23:00
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A Traditional Teatime For Easter

This Easter Mr Fogg's will be putting on a top teatime spread, with a dash of egocentricity! Guests can enjoy afternoon tea with creamy chocolate eggs and heavenly hot crossed buns on Thursday 17th, Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th of April.

Mr Fogg's, London W1J

Sun 20 Apr

£50 Tea for Two; £70 Cocktail Tea for Two / 020 7299 1200

  • 15:00 – 00:00

Junipalooza

The UK's biggest gin festival.

Factory 7, London EC2A

Fri 6 Jun

£15 / 020 7269 9750

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 7 Jun

£15 / 020 7269 9750

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 8 Jun

£15 / 020 7269 9750

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Dornoch Farmers’ Market

Held at Dornoch Social Club, usually on the third Saturday of the month, the market offers Saval Pork’s rare breed pork, Reidchalmai Croft’s lamb, a varied range of eggs, preserves and home baking from A-Bun-Dance. Market gardens in the surrounding area supply seasonal and year-round herbs, salads, vegetables and fruit…

Dornoch Social Club

Sat 17 May

Free

  • 12:30

Sat 21 Jun

Free

  • 12:30

Sat 19 Jul

Free

  • 12:30
…and 5 more dates until 20 Dec

Home of Whisky Festival

Raise a glass to learn about, toast and enjoy Scotland's water of life, the nectar of a nation – whisky.

Salutation Hotel, Perth

Sat 3 May

Over-18s only

£15.95 / 01738 493535

  • 12:00 – 17:00

High Tea

Treat yourself to a fancy, fancy cuppa.

Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent

Wed 7 May

Britannia Suite

£7.50 / 0844 871 7649

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Steamboat Tea Cruise

Travel onboard a genuine steamboat and enjoy a traditional cream tea, just the like the Victorians would do. The boat leaves from Windsor Promenade and travels through the grounds of Windsor Castle. Booking is essential.

French Brothers Ltd, Windsor

Sun 25 May

£38 / 01753 851900

Sun 8 Jun

£38 must be booked in advance online / 01753 851900

Sun 22 Jun

£38 must be booked in advance online / 01753 851900

…and 4 more dates until 7 Sep

Aberdeen and North East CAMRA Beer Festival

The Campaign for Real Ales' most northerly festival offers discerning drinkers the opportunity to sample the finest ale that the UK has to offer. Dark stouts, porters and easy drinking milds will be on offer as well as barley wines, wheat beers and light pilsner style ales.

Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen

Thu 29 May

£5 (discount for CAMRA members)

  • 16:00 – 00:00

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 17 May

Free / 01871 810043

  • 14:00

Sat 21 Jun

Free / 01871 810043

  • 14:00

Sat 26 Jul

Free / 01871 810043

  • 14:00
…and 4 more dates until 15 Nov

Carvery Sunday Lunch

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

Kirkley Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 20 Apr

£15.95 / 01670 841235

  • 12:00 – 14:00

Sun 25 May

£15.95 / 01670 841235

  • 12:00 – 14:00

Sun 27 Jul

£15.95 / 01670 841235

  • 12:00 – 14:00

Days Of Poland

Days of Poland is a festival organised to promote Polish culture and art among the people living in Britain.

Potters Fields Park, London SE1

Sun 4 May

Free / 020 7407 4701

  • 13:00 – 20:00
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