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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 Oktoberfest West Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

Sun 5 Oct

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

  • 19:30 Oktoberfest West Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

Sat 11 Oct

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

  • 18:00 – 23:00 Oktoberfest West Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

Sun 12 Oct

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

  • 19:30 Oktoberfest West Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

The Continental's 13th Beer Festival

Since opening in 2008, The Continental's Beer Festivals have showcased over 100 beers and ciders from the UK and around the world to thousands of drinkers.

The Continental, Preston

Thu 2 Oct

Free / 01772 499425

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 01772 499425

Sat 4 Oct

Free / 01772 499425

Fulham Festival Of Food And Farming

A first for Fulham; a festival of food & farming with free screening of Chef on Sat. Seasonal hot food, cider, beer, cocktails on Saturday. Farmers market Sun with butchery demo, kids games, Sunday lunch al fresco and more.

New King's School, London SW6

Sat 4 Oct

Free

Aperitivo Evening

Sample the new autumn menu as you munch on a selection of complimentary bar bites. If it's cocktail o'clock, have a chat to the bar's knowledgeable mixologists for some suggestions.

The Balmoral Bar, Edinburgh

Wed 8 Oct

Free / 0131 524 7100

Barts Does Beer In A Big Way

In honour of Oktoberfest, the world's biggest beer festival and one of Uncle Barts' favourite German traditions, this year, Barts will be hosting an Oktoberfest Party.

Barts, London SW3

Thu 2 Oct

Free / 020 7581 3355

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Beer and Street Food Matching

Foodies and beer fans, ready yourselves. Urban Food Fest and the Let There Be Beer campaign have joined forces to create a beer and street food pairing event, which aims to demonstrate how even the most unusual foods can be a matched with a bottle o'brew.

Euro Car Parks (Out Door Car Park), London E1

Sat 18 Oct

Free

Shoreditch High Street, London E1

Sat 18 Oct

Free

Bollywood Karaoke

Perform songs from Indian films, karaoke style.

Cafe Salma, Glasgow

Sat 4 Oct

Free (£10 with three course buffet) / 0141 221 7636

Sat 1 Nov

Free (£10 with three course buffet) / 0141 221 7636

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

Carols And Beers

Get in the spirit for Christmas with carols with the locals and share a drink together.

Telford's Warehouse, Chester

Thu 11 Dec

Free / 01244 390090

Cheese And Wine Evening

Enjoy nibbles and alcohol.

The Malt Shovel, Northampton

Thu 9 Oct

Free / 01604 234212

Thu 13 Nov

Free / 01604 234212

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Cocktail Evening

Hold on to your tiny paper umbrellas, it's cocktail night! This event pays homage to the art of mixology. Time to practice asking for a sex on the beach without blushing.

Duck's at Kilspindie House / Donald's Bistro, Aberlady

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 01875 870682

  • 19:30 – 23:00 Cocktail Evening Duck's at Kilspindie House / Donald's Bistro, Aberlady

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 01875 870682

  • 19:30 – 23:00 Cocktail Evening Duck's at Kilspindie House / Donald's Bistro, Aberlady

Curry and a Quiz

The legendary Hardeep Singh-Kohli will return to host (and cook) at The Truscott Arms.

The Truscott Arms, London W9

Mon 6 Oct

Free / 020 7266 9198

Curry Night

The New Dogpool Hotel hosts a weekly curry night. Customers can get a free curry with a pint.

The New Dogpool Hotel, Birmingham

Tue 7 Oct

Free

  • 19:00 – 21:00 Curry Night The New Dogpool Hotel, Birmingham

Tue 14 Oct

Free

  • 19:00 – 21:00 Curry Night The New Dogpool Hotel, Birmingham

Tue 21 Oct

Free

  • 19:00 – 21:00 Curry Night The New Dogpool Hotel, Birmingham

Tue 28 Oct

Free

  • 19:00 – 21:00 Curry Night The New Dogpool Hotel, Birmingham

Grace's Christmas Showcase

Plan for the Christmas party at these festive preview evenings.

Grace, London W1D

Wed 8 Oct

Free / 020 7851 0800

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

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 020 7851 0800

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

Hackney Food Assembly At Number 90

Come and join in as Number 90 host the Hackney Food Assembly on the 21st October.

Number 90, London E9

Tue 21 Oct

Free

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Hush Hour

Read books and drink cocktails – what more could you want?

The Lucky Liquor Co, Edinburgh

Tue 11 Nov

Free / 0131 226 3976

  • 19:00 – 20:00 Hush Hour The Lucky Liquor Co, Edinburgh

Let There Be Beer

The UK's biggest beer and street food matching event hits London's Shoreditch.

Euro Car Parks (Out Door Car Park), London E1

Sat 18 Oct

Free

Man Cave Wednesdays

A mix of sports and 'man films' on the big screen plus a £5 Thai chicken curry and pint of draft Heineken deal.

Mother's, Edinburgh

Wed 8 Oct

Free / 07881 367771

Wed 15 Oct

Free / 07881 367771

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 07881 367771

…and 14 more dates until 28 Jan 2015

House Of Peroni, London WC2A

Fri 3 Oct

Free

Fri 10 Oct

Free

Fri 17 Oct

Free

…and 2 more dates until 31 Oct

Oktoberfest

Summer is ending, but Oktoberfest is nearly here! This year as always we'll be bringing you over 30 different beers from Bavaria and Franconia.

Chapter Art Centre, Cardiff

Wed 15 Oct

Free / 0292 030440

  • 17:00 – 23:00 Oktoberfest Chapter Art Centre, Cardiff

Thu 16 Oct

Free / 0292 030440

  • 17:00 – 23:00 Oktoberfest Chapter Art Centre, Cardiff

Fri 17 Oct

Free / 0292 030440

  • 17:00 – 00:00 Oktoberfest Chapter Art Centre, Cardiff

Sat 18 Oct

Free / 0292 030440

  • 17:00 – 01:00 Oktoberfest Chapter Art Centre, Cardiff
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Oktoberfest Party

Grin and beer it at this party celebrating Oktoberfest.

Barts, London SW3

Thu 2 Oct

Free / 020 7581 3355

The Pickle Jar

The Pickle Jar cocktail lounge, in partnership with Buffalo Trace, is set to pop up at The Well from Wednesday 1st October. The Pickle Jar will be serving up Picklebacks - a shot of bourbon followed by a pickle chaser, Shrubs and Cocktails.

The Well, London EC1V

Thu 2 Oct

Free / 020 7251 9363

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 020 7251 9363

Sat 4 Oct

Free / 020 7251 9363

…and 44 more dates until 20 Dec

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.

Stoke Golding 85th Open Garden Show – WWI Centenary

Local vegetable growers, flowers growers, bakers and wine makers vie for prizes, with a chance for spectators to peruse and bid on produce.

Stoke Golding Club, Nuneaton

Sat 5 Sep 2015

Free / 07809 629690

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

Thu 2 Oct

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.

Fri 3 Oct

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.

Sat 4 Oct

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.

…and 353 more dates until 23 Sep 2015