Afternoon events, Food & drink

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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 20 Dec

Free

Christmas Sunday Fun Day

Festive family fun, with a whole host of activities and entertainment, plus a three-course feast from Executive Chef James Murphy.

Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow

Sun 21 Dec

£30 (under 12s £15) / 0141 240 3700

Guerrilla Eats #StreetFoodParty

Seven street food traders present award-winning food.

Blossom Street, Manchester

Sat 29 Nov

Free

Sat 6 Dec

Free

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

Thu 2 Apr 2015

By donation / 01667 452341

Fri 3 Apr 2015

By donation / 01667 452341

Sat 4 Apr 2015

By donation / 01667 452341

…and 8 more dates until 12 Apr 2015

The Feastival of St Andrew

Some top-notch Scottish street food, music, spoken word and street art at this feastival in honour of St Andrew's Day.

SWG3, Glasgow

Sun 30 Nov

£5 (free before 2pm; children free all day) / 0141 357 7246

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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 30 Nov

£15.95 adv booking essential / 01670 841235

Sun 25 Jan 2015

£16.50 adv booking essential / 01670 841235

Grey Goose Boulangerie François Unveils

Grey Goose presents the Boulangerie François – an artisan French bakery camionnette delivery van. Inside said camionnette is a unique pop-up, serving bespoke Grey Goose martinis.

East Piazza, London WC2E

Sun 23 Nov

Free / 020 3047 4087

Mon 24 Nov

Free / 020 3047 4087

Tue 25 Nov

Free / 020 3047 4087

…and 4 more dates until 29 Nov

The Saltire Epicurean Affair

Stock up on some tasty treats at this evening of fine wine, food and gastronome with local, national and international producers as well as known luxury brands.

Corn Exchange, Haddington

Sat 29 Nov

£5 / 01620 822 198

Tickets available from Haddington Wines and Whiskies. Part of Saltire.

Summerhall Beer FestivALE

All things beery, yeasty and delicious are packed into Summerhall for one ale-filled weekend. The Dissection room is transformed into a beer hall with brewery's including Barney's, Williams Brothers and Fyne Ales hosting a stand alongside Pickering’s Gin. The weekend kicks off with Friday afternoon’s Power Hour where…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 5 Dec

£6 / 0131 560 1581

Ticket price includes two drinks tokens and a festival beer glass.

Sat 6 Dec

£8 / 0131 560 1581

Ticket price includes two drinks tokens and a festival beer glass.

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The Swedish Church in London's Christmas Fair

Swedish food and handicrafts for sale. Swedish gingerbread, homebaked bread, knackebrod, christmas sausages and cheese, artsoppa med punsch, elk, reindeer, lojrom, gravad lax, sandwiches, cookies & cakes, glogg, hot dog, candles, christmas cards etc.

The Swedish Hall, Ulrika Eleonora Swedish Church, London W1H

Sun 23 Nov

£2 / 020 7460 2866

The Wine Gang Christmas Fair

Plan which tipples will grace your Christmas table this year with expert help from some of the UK's leading wine critics. With tutored tastings, masterclasses and shopping opportunities. Plus who wouldn't want to be in a Wine Gang?

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

£20 Wine Fair only; £10–£30 Masterclasses / 0844 481 8898

Masterclasses include Eleven vintages of Chateau Pichon Baron, Penfolds icon wines including Grange and The Champagnes of Pol Roger.

Advent Cafe Church

Come and join us for tea, cake and carols.

Union Church, Hunstanton

Sun 30 Nov

Free

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

Wed 4 Feb 2015

£9.50 / 0844 871 7649

Wed 11 Feb 2015

£9.50 / 0844 871 7649

Wed 18 Feb 2015

£9.50 / 0844 871 7649

Wed 25 Feb 2015

£9.50 / 0844 871 7649

Milton Keynes Theatre

Wed 13 May 2015

£15 / 0844 871 7652

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Beer Festival

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

Colchester Arts Centre

Wed 28 Jan 2015

£3 after 3pm / 01206 500900

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

Bloomsbury Cooks Christmas Signing With Tom Kerridge

The chef who has appeared on TV shows Great British Menu and MasterChef will sign copies of his book, Best Ever Dishes.

Bloomsbury Institute, London WC1B

Thu 4 Dec

£5–£20

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 28 Nov

Free / 0113 200 2780

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 0113 200 2780

Fri 12 Dec

Free / 0113 200 2780

Brewery Tour And Tasting Event

Kick start the festive season at a special one-off brewery tour and tasting event with craft brewery The Portobello Brewing Co. on 6th December.

The Red Lemon, London W11

Sat 6 Dec

£20 / 020 7229 5963

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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 29 Nov

£56 / 020 8964 2549

Sat 6 Dec

£56 / 020 8964 2549

Sat 13 Dec

£56 / 020 8964 2549

…and 2 more dates until 27 Dec

Castrum BeerFest

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

Coldstream Community Centre

Sat 4 Jul 2015

£2 / 01890 882685

Chocolate Workshop

Learn to make chocolate truffles with chocolatier Matthew Milston. Not suitable for under 16s.

Norden Farm Centre For The Arts, Maidenhead

Sat 13 Dec

£17.50 / 01628 788997

Christabel’s Mad Hatter Brunch

There's more to this brunch than just eggs (although they come scrambled with spicy honey and thyme). There's cocktails, film projections and vintage-disco music, plus a good selection of brunch-type foods, such as crispy bacon and maple syrup. Because, bacon.

blagclub, London W11

Sat 29 Nov

£25 / 020 7243 0123

The Little Yellow Door, London W11

Sat 29 Nov

£15 (includes a welcome drink) / 07738 195996

Norwegian Church Arts Centre, Cardiff

Fri 12 Dec

£20 / 029 2087 7959

Fri 19 Dec

£20 / 029 2087 7959

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