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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

Wed 1 Oct

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

  • 16:00 – 23:00

Thu 2 Oct

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

  • 16:00 – 23:00

Fri 3 Oct

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

  • 16:00 – 23:00
…and 7 more dates until 12 Oct

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

£50 / 0131 556 6040

£57 / 0131 556 6040

Sun 28 Sep

£50 / 0131 556 6040

Sat 4 Oct

£50 / 0131 556 6040

£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

Cambus O’May Cheese Creamery tour

Find out how Cambus O'May cheese is made.

Cambus O'May Cheese Co, Ballater

Tue 23 Sep

£4 / 01339 753113

Part of TechFest.

  • 12:00
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101 Legendary Whiskies

Back by popular demand, whisky expert Ian Buxton takes us on a tastebud-tingling tour of some of the world’s finest and rarest whiskies, revealing entertaining and unusual stories behind their creation along the way.

Spiegeltent, Cheltenham

Thu 9 Oct

£20

Part of Cheltenham Literature Festival.

The House Of Peroni

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

The House Of Peroni, London WC2A

Fri 3 Oct

Free

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Sat 4 Oct

Free

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Mon 6 Oct

Free

  • 12:00 – 00:00
…and 22 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
…and 36 more dates until 31 Oct

Platform 2 Market

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

Waverley Station, Edinburgh

Fri 26 Sep

Free / 0131 558 9644

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 0131 558 9644

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Fri 10 Oct

Free / 0131 558 9644

  • 11:00 – 19:00
…and 2 more dates until 24 Oct

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
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Afternoon Twee Local Artisan Market

Monthly market from Afternoon Twee, featuring Scottish handmade, upcycled, repurposed and locally sourced goods, from craft and jewellery to food and homewares.

Maryhill Burgh Halls, Glasgow

Sun 5 Oct

Free / 0845 860 1891

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0845 860 1891

  • 11:00 – 16:00

BBC Good Food Show Scotland

The food and drink extravaganza heads north of the border again for another serving of celebrity chefs and star culinary attractions. Special guests include Mary Berry, Paul Hollywood, James Martin, Tom Kitchen and many more.

SECC, Glasgow

Fri 17 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 248 3000

  • 10:00

Sat 18 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 248 3000

  • 10:00

Sun 19 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 248 3000

  • 10:00

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

Chester Christmas Market

Seventy wooden chalets offering crafts, clothing, jewellery, giftware and local food and drink, plus a special Champagne Lanson White Label bar.

Town Hall Square, Chester

Thu 20 Nov

Free / 01244 405600

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Fri 21 Nov

Free / 01244 405600

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sat 22 Nov

Free / 01244 405600

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 22 more dates until 14 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
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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

Food and Craft Market

Weekly food and craft market with a wide range of both food and craft stalls.

Fincham Memorial Village Hall

Thu 25 Sep

Free

  • 09:00 – 13:00

Thu 2 Oct

Free

  • 09:00 – 13:00

Thu 9 Oct

Free

  • 09:00 – 13:00
…and 10 more dates until 18 Dec

Foodies Festival Edinburgh

Michelin starred and award-winning chefs cook up a storm at this year's festival dedicated to epicureans, as well as offerings from local producers and workshops for food lovers young and old.

Inverleith Park, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug 2015

£12 (£10; under 12s free) / 0844 995 1111

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Sat 8 Aug 2015

£12 (£10; under 12s free) / 0844 995 1111

  • 10:00 – 20:00

Macduff Farmers’ Market

Over a decade old, Macduff is a well-supported market of food and craft stalls, with more of an emphasis on the latter in recent years. Taking place on the last Saturday of the month at Macduff’s Fishmarket. Food stallholders include Bogside Farm Shop’s Highland beef, the Old Dragon Kitchen’s jams and chutneys, TPS fruit…

Fishmarket, Banff

Sat 27 Sep

Free / 01261 821244

  • 09:30 – 12:30

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 01261 821244

  • 09:30 – 12:30

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 01261 821244

  • 09:30 – 12:30

Sat 27 Dec

Free / 01261 821244

  • 09:30 – 12:30

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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Plowright Theatre Christmas Carvery Lunch

Enjoy a Christmas carvery lunch at The Plowright Theatre during the festive season.

Plowright Theatre, Scunthorpe

Wed 17 Dec

Phone for prices / 01724 277733

  • 12:00

Thu 18 Dec

Phone for prices / 01724 277733

  • 12:00

Fri 19 Dec

Phone for prices / 01724 277733

  • 12:00
…and 2 more dates until 23 Dec

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 4 Oct

Free

  • 09:30 – 13:30

Sat 1 Nov

Free

  • 09:30 – 13:30

Sat 6 Dec

Free

  • 09:30 – 13:30

Rompa's Reggae Shack & Rockwell House Rooftop Rub-A-Dub Club With Earl Gateshead (Trojan Soundsystem)

Rompa's Reggae Shack: Rub A Dub Club opens to the public, a daytime rooftop event that invites people to spin their favourite reggae tunes on an 'open deck' system at Rockwell House with Trojan Soundsystem's Earl Gateshead on Sunday 28th September.

Rockwell House Rooftop, London EC2A

Sun 28 Sep

£5 / 020 7193 1784

  • 12:00 – 22:30

Seasonal Afternoon Tea

Celebrate Christmas with festive finger sandwiches (turkey and cranberry stuffing – what else), plus pastries and cakes with coffee or tea.

Carberry Tower, Musselburgh

Wed 3 Dec

£25 / 0131 665 3135

  • 12:30 – 16:00

Thu 4 Dec

£25 / 0131 665 3135

  • 12:30 – 16:00

Fri 5 Dec

£25 / 0131 665 3135

  • 12:30 – 16:00
…and 9 more dates until 20 Dec

Talking Peace Festival

A festival of events taking place around International Peace Day. Featuring talks, comedy, art, food and more, all promoting the importance of dialogue in resolving conflict.

Bernie Spain Gardens By Oxo Tower Wharf, London SE1

Tue 23 Sep

Free

  • 08:00

Wed 24 Sep

Free

  • 08:00

Thu 25 Sep

Free

  • 08:00
…and 4 more dates until 29 Sep back to top