Evening events, Food & drink

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Oktoberfest

Party like you're in Bavaria, minus the plane fare. Drink the beer, eat the bratwurst, wear the lederhosen and party the night away, stein in hand. There's even a family-friendly Sunday lunch for the kinder.

West Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

Sat 4 Oct

Free on Wednesdays; £5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday; £10 Saturday / 07435 428290

  • 18:00 – 23:00

Sun 5 Oct

Free on Wednesdays; £5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday; £10 Saturday / 07435 428290

  • 19:30

Sat 11 Oct

Free on Wednesdays; £5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday; £10 Saturday / 07435 428290

  • 18:00 – 23:00

Sun 12 Oct

Free on Wednesdays; £5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday; £10 Saturday / 07435 428290

  • 19:30

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.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Thu 25 Sep

£36 / 0131 556 6040

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Fri 26 Sep

£36 / 0131 556 6040

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Sat 27 Sep

£36 / 0131 556 6040

  • 19:00 – 21:00
…and 3 more dates until 30 Sep

The Brindley, Runcorn

Sat 29 Nov

£42 / 0131 556 6040

  • 19:00

The Charing Cross Hotel, London WC2N

Sat 27 Sep

£57 / 0131 556 6040

Sun 28 Sep

£50 / 0131 556 6040

Sat 4 Oct

£57 / 0131 556 6040

…and 128 more dates until 30 Aug 2015

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Glorious 12: Rare Whisky and Game Tapas

Those on the hunt for flavour can feast on rare single cask society whiskies, which have all been matched to Scottish game tapas.

The Dining Room, Edinburgh

Wed 24 Sep

£25 / 0131 220 2044

Price includes access to Members' lounge bar

  • 18:30 – 19:30

Thu 25 Sep

£25 / 0131 220 2044

Price includes access to Members' lounge bar

  • 18:30 – 19:30

Fri 26 Sep

£25 / 0131 220 2044

Price includes access to Members' lounge bar

  • 18:30 – 19:30
…and 5 more dates until 4 Oct

Scotch Malt Whisky Society, Edinburgh

Wed 24 Sep

£25 / 0131 554 3451

Price includes access to Members' lounge bar

  • 18:30 – 19:30

Thu 25 Sep

£25 / 0131 554 3451

Price includes access to Members' lounge bar

  • 18:30 – 19:30

Fri 26 Sep

£25 / 0131 554 3451

Price includes access to Members' lounge bar

  • 18:30 – 19:30
…and 5 more dates until 4 Oct

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society, London EC1N

Thu 25 Sep

£25 / 020 7831 4447

  • 18:30 – 19:30

Fri 26 Sep

£25 / 020 7831 4447

  • 18:30 – 19:30

Sat 27 Sep

£25 / 020 7831 4447

  • 18:30 – 19:30
…and 4 more dates until 4 Oct

OktoberWEST

Running since 2006, this year's Oktoberfest celebration at the brewery promises to be bigger and better than ever. Food, music, beer! Booking is essential.

WEST Brewery, Glasgow

Fri 3 Oct

£22.95 includes two-course Bavarian traditional dinner / 0141 550 0135

  • 17:30 – 01:00

Fri 10 Oct

£22.95 includes two-course Bavarian traditional dinner / 0141 550 0135

  • 17:30 – 01:00

Fri 17 Oct

£22.95 includes two-course Bavarian traditional dinner / 0141 550 0135

  • 17:30 – 01:00
…and 2 more dates until 31 Oct

Jamie's Scottish Evening

A Scottish evening, with a selection of traditional music, song, dance and dining.

The King James by Thistle, Edinburgh

Tue 23 Sep

£60 (Children £36)

Ticket includes show, four course meal and drinks.

  • 18:45 – 22:00

Wed 24 Sep

£60 (Children £36)

Ticket includes show, four course meal and drinks.

  • 18:45 – 22:00

Thu 25 Sep

£60 (Children £36)

Ticket includes show, four course meal and drinks.

  • 18:45 – 22:00
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Scran Salon

Chat with like-minded people about food and drink while indulging in a beer, milkshake or other beverage of your choice, along with some food tastings.

Bonar Hall, Dundee

Sun 26 Oct

Free but ticketed / 01382 434940

Part of Dundee Literary Festival.

  • 20:00 – 21:00

Bedales Wines: Off Beat Wine Workshops

Redefining wine to be approachable, accessible & fun. Bedales Wines have created off beat workshops to open the doors to a wine world of fun from novices to gurus.

Bedales Wine, London SE1

Mon 29 Sep

£30 / 020 74038853

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Fri 10 Oct

£30 / 020 74038853

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Mon 13 Oct

£30 / 020 74038853

  • 19:00 – 21:00
…and 4 more dates until 8 Dec

Dundee Rotary Oktoberfest

Throughout the long weekend a host of live bands provide a soundtrack to the main event: real ale, micro breweries and craft ciders, stouts and lagers, which are housed in the atmospheric surrounds of Dundee's Discovery Quay. Bands include Chasing St Jude, Pretty Shameless, Jack Rabbit Slims, Tonka and The Full Tin Tin.

Discovery Quay, Dundee

Thu 2 Oct

£10 / 01382 201245

  • 18:00 – 23:00

Fri 3 Oct

£10 / 01382 201245

  • 18:00 – 00:00

Sat 4 Oct

£10 / 01382 201245

  • 18:00 – 00:00

Dunfermline Beer Festival

Draft real ale, cider and bottled continental beers are all available for sampling in this two-day event.

Glen Pavilion, Dunfermline

Fri 3 Oct

£11.25 / 01383 739272

Sat 4 Oct

£11.25 / 01383 739272

Moulin Rouge Night

Two course meal and performances from a famous Dita von Teese tribute act and a local dance school, AJ Dance.

The Poachers Country Hotel, Boston

Sat 22 Nov

£25 / 01205 290 310

  • 19:30 – 23:30
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Unlimito Tuesdays

Do you have the appetite and skill to be crowned the new Capetian Unlimito? Each Tuesday Bunga Bunga host the Captain Unlimito Challenge to see if anyone can set a new time record for consuming a metre long pizza. Winners get a £100 bar tab on the night, a coveted 'I AM CAPTAIN UNLIMITO' t-shirt, their name on the leader…

Bunga Bunga, London SW11

Tue 23 Sep

Free / 020 7095 0360

For launch night Bunga Bunga are offering 20 people a complimentary chance to become Captain Unlimito – all they need to do is bring four friends to support them on the night. Book your place in advance on 020 7095 0360 or by emailing ciao@bungabunga-london.com.

  • 18:00 – 23:00

Wed 24 Sep

Free / 020 7095 0360

For launch night Bunga Bunga are offering 20 people a complimentary chance to become Captain Unlimito – all they need to do is bring four friends to support them on the night. Book your place in advance on 020 7095 0360 or by emailing ciao@bungabunga-london.com.

  • 18:00 – 23:00

Thu 25 Sep

Free / 020 7095 0360

For launch night Bunga Bunga are offering 20 people a complimentary chance to become Captain Unlimito – all they need to do is bring four friends to support them on the night. Book your place in advance on 020 7095 0360 or by emailing ciao@bungabunga-london.com.

  • 18:00 – 23:00
…and 362 more dates until 23 Sep 2015

The Ale-ing Fest 2014

Real Ale Beer Festival.

Station Theatre, Hayling Island

Fri 3 Oct

£8–£10

  • 18:30 – 21:00

Sat 4 Oct

£8–£10

  • 18:30 – 21:00

Alice In Wonderland Pop Up

Go through the looking glass to one of the coolest pop-up dinners in London. This Alice in Wonderland-themed evening, created by HOTHOT Magazine, promises to be amazing: A four-course meal, live acting, games, music, and much more!

Nancy's Pantry, London E8

Fri 3 Oct

£75 / 020 7254 8639

  • 18:30 – 22:00

Allo Allo Noel

Your Christmas party night with a theatrical twist Enjoy superb theatrical dining.

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Tue 16 Dec

£40 / 01702 351135

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Argentine Tango Supper

Join Leonardo and Tracey for an exclusive evening of Argentine Tango dancing with lesson, supper and performance at the world famous Waldorf Hilton Hotel, London in the fabulous Palm Court Ballroom!

The Waldorf Hilton, London WC2B

Sun 28 Sep

£65 inc lesson, welcome drink and two-course supper

  • 18:30 – 23:00

Sun 28 Dec

£65 inc lesson, welcome drink and two-course supper

  • 18:30 – 23:00

Autumn Festive Feast

Autumn in Nepal is a time of celebration! The extravagant feasting of Dashain & Tihar, celebrated by both Hindus and Buddhists, takes place during Autumn.

Ravi's Kitchen, London E5

Sat 27 Sep

£32

  • 19:30 – 22:30

Balfour's Botany: Biodiversity Barbeque

Continue the discussion with the Balfour's Botany team. Don't forget to be sociable and bring a dish!

Pilrig Park, Edinburgh

Sat 27 Sep

Free

Part of Balfour's Botany.

  • 18:30 – 20:30

Bbq Night

Our Cafe Bar will be serving a BBQ out on the terrace or indoors if needed. Make sure you arrive early to get a sneaky view of the fireworks.

New Wolsey Studio, Ipswich

Sat 1 Nov

£2.50 / 01473 295 900

  • 18:45
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Beautiful Bordeaux Wine Tasting

Take a stroll with us through beautiful Bordeaux on Thursday 25th September, when we will introduce you to the finest wines the area has to offer.

Bluebird Chelsea, London SW3

Thu 25 Sep

£25 / 020 7559 1999

  • 19:00 – 20:00

Bedales Presents: Family Owned Wineries In North & Central Italy By Simon Of WinExponent

Simon Cassina AIWS is a decorated UK based Wine Consultant and WSET Certified Educator. Sharing a stunning collection of wines produced by families in North & Central Italy, this tasting will be delicious, educational and fun!

Bedales Of Leadenhall, London EC3V

Wed 24 Sep

£35 / 020 7929 3536

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Beer Festival

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

Phoenix Theatre and Arts Centre, Bordon

Sat 4 Oct

£5 / 01420 472664

  • 18:30 – 22:30

Beer Festival 2014

Peterborough Beer Festival 2014.

Groundlings Theatre, Portsmouth

Fri 10 Oct

£4 preview; £8; £5 6pm-11pm; £8 12noon-4pm / 023 9273 7370

  • 18:00 – 23:00

Sat 11 Oct

£4 preview; £8; £5 6pm-11pm; £8 12noon-4pm / 023 9273 7370

  • 18:00 – 23:00

Beginners' Wine Tasting Courses

An in-depth look at red, white and sparkling wines, with expert Rose Murray Brown. The three courses can be booked as a series, or as individual classes.

The Dining Room, Edinburgh

Tue 7 Oct

£36 for individual class; £100 for the three evening beginners series / 01334 870731

White wine

Tue 14 Oct

£36 for individual class; £100 for the three evening beginners series / 01334 870731

Red wine

Tue 21 Oct

£36 for individual class; £100 for the three evening beginners series / 01334 870731

Sparkling wine

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