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Rekorderlig Cider Lodge At The Southbank Centre's Winter Festival

Travel through a maze of blue spruce trees to Rekorderlig's beautifully Swedish Cider Lodge, complete with traditional fire pits, live music, authentic Swedish food & Rekorderlig cider. Open from 11th Nov 2014 4th Jan 2015 from 10:00-22:00

Southbank Centre, London SE1

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 0844 875 0073

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 0844 875 0073

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0844 875 0073

…and 36 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Waverley Market @ Platform 2

Fifty stalls set up in Waverley by Local Motive Markets, offering ethical and local products from fresh produce to crafts.

Waverley Station, Edinburgh

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 0131 558 9644

Fri 5 Dec

Free / 0131 558 9644

Fri 12 Dec

Free / 0131 558 9644

…and 82 more dates until 8 Jul 2016

Pop-up Craft Beer Growler Shop

Craft beer pop-up off-license hosted by the delightfully named Grunting Growler. Buy draught beer fresh from the tap to take home or pull up a stool to enjoy it then and there.

Grunting Growler Pop-up, Glasgow

Fri 28 Nov

Prices vary

Sat 29 Nov

Prices vary

Sun 21 Dec

Prices vary

…and 2 more dates until 27 Dec

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas-themed menu with three courses – they had us at 'venison sausage roll', but even a convinced vegan might be at least tempted by Beetroot Crisp with Goat's Cheese and Pear Jam.

The Shed, London W8

Mon 1 Dec

£48 per person

Tue 2 Dec

£48 per person

Wed 3 Dec

£48 per person

…and 28 more dates until 31 Dec

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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Thanksgiving at Porky's BBQ

Join us at Porky's BBQ for USA's national holiday Thanksgiving on Thursday 27th November. We'll be chowing down on red pepper & corn chowder with cornbread followed by smoked turkey leg with collard greens, mash and gravy.

Porky's BBQ, London NW1

Thu 27 Nov

£22 / 0207 428 0998

Scottish Coffee Festival

The very first Scottish Coffee Festival showcases coffee roasters and local cafes. Visitors can create their own latte art, enjoy live music courtesy of The Penny Pluckers and Kerri Watt and sup a caffeinated beverage or two.

Drygate Brewing Co., Glasgow

Sat 29 Nov

£8 / 0141 212 8810

Ticket price includes one hot drink.

The Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair

The fair returns to Scotland, bringing with it over 200 exhibitors showcasing the finest in crafts, garden and home accessories, jewellery, clothing and homemade food and drink. Demonstrations and tasting sessions also take place each day.

Harrogate International Centre

Thu 27 Nov

prices vary / 01423 537230

Fri 28 Nov

prices vary / 01423 537230

Sat 29 Nov

prices vary / 01423 537230

Sun 30 Nov

prices vary / 01423 537230

Urban Market

A weekly market with Scottish food and drink, plus work by local designers and makers.

Drygate Brewing Co., Glasgow

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0141 212 8810

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 0141 212 8810

Sun 14 Dec

Free / 0141 212 8810

…and 53 more dates until 20 Dec 2015

Glasgow Coffee Festival

A one-day festival celebrating the mighty coffee bean and showcasing the specialty coffee scene in Scotland. There are tastings, competitions, presentations and music on offer with all proceeds going to Coffee Kids UK and SocialBite.

The Briggait, Glasgow

Sat 6 Dec

£9 / 0141 553 5890

Ticket price includes one hot drink.

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Billingsgate Festive Breakfast

A breakfast experience in the six weeks leading up to Christmas from Billingsgate Cookery School.

Billingsgate Market, London E14

Thu 27 Nov

£35 breakfast ticket; £45 tour and breakfast ticket / 020 7517 3548

Fri 28 Nov

£35 breakfast ticket; £45 tour and breakfast ticket / 020 7517 3548

Sat 29 Nov

£35 breakfast ticket; £45 tour and breakfast ticket / 020 7517 3548

…and 11 more dates until 19 Dec

Drambusters Whisky Festival

A festival celebrating the water of life. Meet the makers and celebrities of the whisky world and have a wee dram of a range of malts and other spirits.

Easterbrook Hall, Dumfries

Sat 29 Nov

£23 / 01387 702020

The Edgeley Park Stadium Antiques, Collectors and Vintage Fair

Antique and collectors fair featuring up to 100 stalls with a huge variety of goods, set in a lavish suite in Stockport County's iconic stadium.

Edgeley Park, Stockport

Sun 7 Dec

£2 (£1.50; Children free) / 07816 220136

National Trust: Montacute House

Sat 29 Nov

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £25 / 01935 823289

Festive Family Fun

Get in the festive spirit with Christmas stalls, fairground rides, a talking reindeer show and a chance to meet Father Christmas himself.

Lightwater Country Shopping Village, Ripon

Fri 5 Dec

£2.50 / 0871 720 0011

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Jimmy Garcia Launches The Lodge - Bringing The Fun And Flavours Of The Alpine Mountains Over 3 Months To London

Pop up king, Jimmy Garcia returns for a brand new 3 month pop up run, bringing the flavors and fun of the Alpine mountains direct to Balham in the shape of his unique new immersive restaurant and bar pop up creation - 'The Lodge'.

Grub Club Pop Up Restaurant, London SW12

Thu 27 Nov

Fri 28 Nov

Sat 29 Nov

…and 49 more dates until 25 Jan 2015

Quartermile Market

Monthly market selling products by local designers, makers and artists as well as street food. There's even something to keep the dog happy with a stall specialising in cupcakes for dogs.

Lister Square, Edinburgh

Fri 5 Dec

Free / 0845 000 2525

Cake, Bake and Food Festival

Hundreds of stalls offering cakes and cakes and other delights to make your tastebuds mighty happy.

Walpole Park, Gosport

Fri 22 May 2015

£10–£15 (5-12 years £5; Under 5 free) / 02393 787613

£12–£30 (Under 13s £5; under 5s free; Seniors £12; Family £29) / 02393 787613

Sat 23 May 2015

£12–£30 (Under 13s £5; under 5s free; Seniors £12; Family £29) / 02393 787613

Sun 24 May 2015

£12–£30 (Under 13s £5; under 5s free; Seniors £12; Family £29) / 02393 787613

Christmas Craft and Food Fair

Get in a Christmassy kind of mood at this market featuring gifts, crafts and food stalls, as well as a bouncy castle, face painting, model railway and more. Proceeds are donated to Willen Hospice.

The Leisure Centre, Milton Keynes

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 01908 324466

Exclusively Highlands: Christmas Arts, Crafts And Food Fair

Over 60 exhibitors from the north of Scotland attend this large arts, crafts and food fair, making it the ideal place to snap up a unique gift before Christmas.

Eden Court Theatre and Cinema, Inverness

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 01463 234234

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 01463 234234

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Food Gusto Ashby Christmas Fair

Christmas fair selling local and regional produce as well as handmade gifts.

Market Street, Ashby-de-la-Zouch

Sat 29 Nov

Free

Pitlochry Christmas Tree Festival

Two day festival of Christmas trees, featuring displays from local businesses, voluntary organisations, charities, groups, clubs and families. Also featuring a craft market, music and refreshments.

Pitlochry Church

Sat 29 Nov

£2.50 per day / 01796 472160

Sun 30 Nov

£2.50 / 01796 472160

Stockbridge Market

Taking place next to the Water of Leith every Sunday (and Thursdays 2.30-7.30pm in June, July & August), the market’s combination of top quality artisan producers, farmers and takeaway food stalls made it an instant hit when it started in 2011. Regular stallholders include Au Gourmand’s artisan bread and…

Saunders Street, Edinburgh

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0131 261 6181

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 0131 261 6181

Sun 14 Dec

Free / 0131 261 6181

…and 2 more dates until 28 Dec

Swedish Christmas Pop Up Restaurant & Bar in Farringdon

Enjoy an array of traditional Swedish dishes from the Christmas Smorgasbord whilst joining in with schnapps-songs, all against a candle lit backdrop of Scandi-decor. Post-meal, retire to the Loft Bar for seasonal cocktails. Xmas couldn't be sweder!

Theatre Delicatessen, London EC1R

Thu 27 Nov

£45

Fri 28 Nov

£45

Sat 29 Nov

£45

…and 22 more dates until 21 Dec

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

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