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Cocktails In The City

The cocktail festival heads to Edinburgh for one night only with fifteen of the city's bars showcasing their mad skills and cocktail flair. Demonstrations include 'Cocktail Making at Home', 'Sours, Punches & Flips' and 'Cocktails in the US of A'. There's also DJs, food and complimentary makeovers from Harvey Nichols.

Mansfield Traquair, Edinburgh

Thu 23 Oct

£10 / 0131 555 8475

Ticket price includes a free cocktail and a cocktail book

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 24 Oct

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

Edinburgh Farmers' Market

The award-winning Edinburgh Farmers' Market takes place at Castle Terrace under the imposing backdrop of Edinburgh Castle. Over 60 specialist producers regularly attend the market, the majority primary producers, growing what they sell. A quarter offer meat products, including specialities such as venison (Hubertus Game…

Castle Terrace, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 220 8580

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0131 220 8580

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0131 220 8580

…and 7 more dates until 23 Dec

Christmas Fair

Christmas fair with stalls selling gifts and food. Santa's on hand to meet the kids. In aid of Saga Charitable Trust.

The Saga Pavilion, Folkestone

Thu 11 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 01303 771111

Gin and Producer Taster Events

Meet the producers, sample their wares and stock up on mother's ruin.

Cranachan and Crowdie, Edinburgh

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0131 556 7194

Pickering’s Gin and Dunkeld Smoked Salmon Part of Edinburgh Restaurant Festival.

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The House Of Peroni

A stylish celebration of the culturally diverse Italian city of Rome.

The House Of Peroni, London WC2A

Thu 23 Oct

Free

Fri 24 Oct

Free

Sat 25 Oct

Free

…and 5 more dates until 31 Oct

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.

Business Design Centre, London N1

Wed 12 Nov

prices vary / 020 7288 6272

Thu 13 Nov

prices vary / 020 7288 6272

Fri 14 Nov

prices vary / 020 7288 6272

…and 2 more dates until 16 Nov

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

SECC, Glasgow

Thu 20 Nov

£10 / 0141 248 3000

Fri 21 Nov

£10 / 0141 248 3000

Sat 22 Nov

£10 / 0141 248 3000

Sun 23 Nov

£10 / 0141 248 3000

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 Brindley, Runcorn

Sat 29 Nov

£42 / 0131 556 6040

The Charing Cross Hotel, London WC2N

Fri 24 Oct

£57 / 0131 556 6040

Sat 25 Oct

£50 / 0131 556 6040

£57 / 0131 556 6040

Sun 26 Oct

£50 / 0131 556 6040

…and 118 more dates until 30 Aug 2015

Derby Assembly Rooms

Tue 16 Dec

£47.50 / 0131 556 6040

Wed 17 Dec

£47.50 / 0131 556 6040

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Glasgow Gin Club

Gin tasting hosted by Glasgow first Gin Club, the first of many we hope. Try four different gins; The Botanist, Strathearn Heather Rose, Caorunn and London No.3; and learn a little about each one.

The Hidden Lane Tearoom, Glasgow

Fri 24 Oct

£12.96 / 0141 237 4391

Peebles Food Festival

Peebles' Food Festival features cooking demonstrations, competitions and a farmers market. Younger chefs are catered for, with a series of yummy special events.

Tweed Green, Peebles

Sat 25 Oct

Free

Sun 26 Oct

Free

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Craft, Gift and Food Fayre

A night of shopping, food and drink – with over 40 stalls packed full of Christmas gifts and treats. Plus, Santa's grotto is open, so you can get your requests in with the man himself.

Ormskirk Civic Hall

Fri 21 Nov

£1 (Children free)

Singles Night

Busy night for singles ages 30+ to mingle and meet. Smart jeans are allowed but no rips.

Bondhay Golf Club, Worksop

Fri 24 Oct

£4 / 01909 723608

Fri 7 Nov

£4 / 01909 723608

Fri 21 Nov

£4 / 01909 723608

…and 55 more dates until 30 Dec 2016

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

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

Sat 25 Oct

Sun 26 Oct

Tue 28 Oct

…and 77 more dates until 25 Jan 2015

Portobello Farmers' Market

Held in Brighton Park, five minutes’ walk from Portobello’s High Street, the market sells a range of local and organic vegetables and fruit in season, meat, fish, baking, and local crafts. Stallholders vary, but regulars include Windsheil Farm’s organic beef, lamb, mutton, Tamworth pork and eggs; Supernature Oil…

Brighton Park, Edinburgh

Sat 1 Nov

Free

Sat 6 Dec

Free

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Ayrshire Food Fayre

A market featuring local producers, hot food and kids activities to keep the wee ones happy.

The Cook School Scotland, Kilmarnock

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 01563 550008

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 01563 550008

Falmouth Beer Festival

An opportunity to sample over 200 real ales, ciders and perries, plus live entertainment and refreshments.

Princess Pavilion And Gyllyngdune Gardens, Falmouth

Thu 23 Oct

£4 ( £2.50) / 01326 211222

Fri 24 Oct

£4 ( £2.50) / 01326 211222

Sat 25 Oct

£4 ( £2.50) / 01326 211222

Jamie's Scottish Evening

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

The King James by Thistle, Edinburgh

Thu 23 Oct

£60 (Children £36)

Ticket includes show, four course meal and drinks.

Fri 24 Oct

£60 (Children £36)

Ticket includes show, four course meal and drinks.

Sat 25 Oct

£60 (Children £36)

Ticket includes show, four course meal and drinks.

…and 6 more dates until 31 Oct

A Question of Science Dinner

Theoretical physicist and author Professor Jim Al-Khalili takes up hosting duties at this three-course dinner and champagne reception, with an opportunity to discuss your love of all things scientific with academics, working scientists and other experts in the field. Price also includes entry into a general knowledge…

Glasgow Science Centre

Thu 23 Oct

table of ten £950 / 0141 420 5005

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

Cake International – The Sugarcraft, Cake Decorating and Baking Show

Chocolate, sugar, cake and baking legend Mary Berry – it's all under one roof at Cake International.

NEC, Birmingham

Fri 7 Nov

£12 (Seniors £11) / 01425 277988

Sat 8 Nov

£12 (Seniors £11) / 01425 277988

Sun 9 Nov

£12 (Seniors £11) / 01425 277988

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The Chester Antiques, Collectors & Vintage Fair

Craft, vintage, retro and handmade goods for sale at over 100 stalls.

Northgate Arena Leisure Centre, Chester

Sat 25 Oct

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

Sat 29 Nov

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

Christmas Menu Tasting At The Grosvenor Gloucester Road Casino London

We know choosing a venue for your Christmas party can be difficult and with this in mind we're offering a chance to sample our delicious Christmas menu free of charge.

Grosvenor Casino The Gloucester London, SW7

Mon 27 Oct

Free

Day of the Dead Supper

Mexico's Day of the Dead festival celebrated with food, drink and decorations. The supper features a three-course meal inspired by Mexican cuisine, some festive flowers, candles and lights, plus face painters are on hand throughout the night.

El Nivel, London WC2E

Sat 1 Nov

£45 includes three courses and two cocktails / 020 7240 7400

Facade

Enjoy a three course meal served by Crashmat Collective while they simultaneously perform circus acts around you. Contains strong language and adult references. Ages 16+.

The Albany, London SE8

Thu 13 Nov

£25 inc meal / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:30 – 21:30 Facade The Albany, London

Fri 14 Nov

£25 inc meal / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:30 – 21:30 Facade The Albany, London

Artsdepot, London N12

Thu 20 Nov

Pentland Theatre

£45 includes a 3-course meal / 020 8369 5454

  • 19:30 Facade Artsdepot, London

Fri 21 Nov

Pentland Theatre

£45 includes a 3-course meal / 020 8369 5454

  • 19:30 Facade Artsdepot, London

Sat 22 Nov

Pentland Theatre

£45 includes a 3-course meal / 020 8369 5454

  • 19:30 Facade Artsdepot, London

Fine Irish Feast

Dedicated students and staff will be learning about Liverpool and Ireland's shared food heritage and will present a mouth-watering menu of the highest standard for you to enjoy. Described by its customers as a hidden gem, the Academy Restaurant is located on Tradewind Square, off Duke Street, amidst the backdrop of…

The Academy Restaurant, Liverpool

Fri 24 Oct

£25 / 01512 524 512

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