Afternoon events, Food & drink

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Club Lounge (Event tickets not included)

Get the VIP treatment pre-show.

New Theatre, Oxford

Sun 27 Apr

£15 / 0870 606 3500

Sat 3 May

£15 / 0870 606 3500

Sat 31 May

£15 / 0870 606 3500

…and 32 more dates until 28 Feb 2015

GROG'S Legendary Bottled Beer Festival

Taste as many samples as you can (there's over 100 to choose from), with some bottles available for purchase on the day.

Café Camino, Edinburgh

Sat 26 Apr

£10 / 0131 667 2855

MHOR Festival

A huge array of activities are on offer at this festival, including baking competitions, a Great British Feast with food prepared by star Scottish chefs and many more activities for kids and adults alive. There's plenty to eat and drink, too – from a barbecue to an oyster bar, beer festival and a food market buffet. A…

Monachyle Mhor, Lochearnhead

Sun 25 May

£5 (Children free) / 01877 384622

  • 12:00 – 03:00

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

Mon 5 May

Free / 0131 622 6801

  • 12:00

Sun 25 May

Free / 0131 622 6801

  • 12:00

Man v Ribs

Porky's is challenging you to their epic meat-eating contest: Man v. Ribs. Tuck into the 'challenge' portion of our BBQ ribs and tips and seasoned fries and you could win a Porky's t-shirt and free meal for two. How fast can you pig out?

Porky's BBQ, London NW1

Wed 30 Apr

£18 / 0207 428 0998

  • 17:00 – 22:00

Wed 7 May

£18 / 0207 428 0998

  • 17:00 – 22:00

Wed 14 May

£18 / 0207 428 0998

  • 17:00 – 22:00
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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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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

The Best of Scottish Grub - Celebrating Scotland’s Homecoming

Food, glorious food! You'll be begging for more at this celebration of Scottish fayre, in the glorious setting of Lauriston Castle. Mingle with our fantastic local food producers and taste their delicious wares. There is a lilting soundtrack of Scottish music setting the scene and the kids can run free with a host of…

Lauriston Castle, Edinburgh

Sat 17 May

Free / 0131 529 3963

Part of Festival of Museums.

  • 13:00 – 16:00

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

Dudley Hooley Tea

Commemorate the 70th Anniversary of D-Day with a fascinating and informative talk by the Director of RAF Tangmere, Dudley Hooley.

Bailiffscourt Hotel, Littlehampton

Sun 8 Jun

£19.95 / 01903 712511

  • 15:00 – 17:00
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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.

The Charing Cross Hotel, London WC2N

Sat 26 Apr

£47 / 0131 556 6040

Sun 27 Apr

£47 / 0131 556 6040

Sat 17 May

£47 / 0131 556 6040

…and 31 more dates until 31 Aug

Royal Albert Hall, London SW7

Sun 4 May

Elgar Room

£67.30 / 0845 401 5045

Helensburgh & Lomond Real Ale Festival

A charity event run by the local Round Table, this year there's over 50 of Scotland's finest real ales on offer as well as a range of ciders and BBQ food supplied by Callaghan butchers all in a lochside setting. Music accompaniment includes blues, rock and ceilidh. It's one ale of a weekend.

Helensburgh Sailing Club

Sat 17 May

£5

Ticket price includes a commemorative pint glass and programme

  • 12:30 – 23:00

Whisky and Cheese Tasting

Whisky and cheese – if you've never tried them together, consider the possibilities of a peaty single malt meeting a briny barrel-aged feta. Try out different combinations in this tasting session.

Whiski Rooms, Edinburgh

Sat 26 Apr

£22.50 / 0131 225 7224

Sat 3 May

£22.50 / 0131 225 7224

Sun 11 May

£22.50 / 0131 225 7224

…and 12 more dates until 30 Aug

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

The Big Picnic!

Enjoy the summer sun (hopefully) with food and drink and lots of family friendly entertainment.

New Lanark World Heritage Village

Sun 13 Jul

Free / 01555 661345

  • 12:00 – 16:00
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High Tea

Treat yourself to a fancy, fancy cuppa.

Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent

Wed 7 May

Britannia Suite

£7.50 / 0844 871 7649

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

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

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

Kinlochard Mini Highland Games and Gala

There's something for all the family, including games, food stalls, competitions, highland dancing and music – with a Bannockburn 700 and Commonwealth Games theme this year.

Kinlochard Village Hall, Aberfoyle

Sun 20 Jul

Free / 01877 387264

  • 12:00 – 17:00
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Savour: United Flavours of Edinburgh

Foodies delight as Edinburgh's top wine merchants, chefs and food and drink producers come together for an afternoon of tasty exploration. There's a Beer Lab; small plates and samples in the Dissection Room; a Pudding Hall, including cuppas; a Cheese Lounge and Larder; and a 'digestif den' in The Shed. Participants…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sun 15 Jun

£15 (accompanied under 12s free) / 0845 874 3001

Vitamin D-iner

The Vitamin D-iner is a retro American diner-style children's restaurant, which caters to those with a taste for vitamin D. A fun and free event raising awareness about the importance of vitamin D.

Brent Cross Shopping Centre, London NW4

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 020 8202 8095

  • 12:00 – 12:45
  • 13:00 – 13:45
  • 15:00 – 15:45
  • 16:00 – 16:45
  • 17:00 – 17:45

Whisky An' A' That

Ayr’s annual Whisky festival celebrates its eleventh anniversary with a bigger line up than ever, featuring whiskies from more than 30 companies.

Ayr Town Hall

Sat 14 Jun

£25 / 01292 284279

  • 14:00 – 18:00

The Whisky Stramash

A chance to sample as many different whiskies as you think you can handle, also promising 'mystery, music entertainment, comicality and madcap pioneering.' Participating brands include Black Grouse, Highland Park, Macallan, Glenrothes, Whyte & Mackay, Jura, Fettercairn, Auchantoshan, the Balvenie, Bowmore and more.

Surgeon's Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 24 May

£26 per half day / 0844 481 8898

Sun 25 May

£26 per half day / 0844 481 8898

Afternoon Tea

Weekly Victorian themed tea afternoon.

Mr Fogg's, London W1J

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 020 7299 1200

  • 15:00 – 18:00
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