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The Great Scottish Beer Celebration

A beer festival celebrating Scottish brewing, with 18 small breweries pouring a wide range of beer styles, plus music from the folk behind Shout Bamala and a selection of street food vendors.

Barras Art & Design Centre, Glasgow

Fri 13 Mar

£7.50 / 0141 946 3020

Sat 14 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 946 3020

St Patrick's Day Dinner

Celebrate St Patrick's Day with a three course carvery meal, topped off with music from Liam McGrandles and a DJ.

Celtic Park, Glasgow

Sat 14 Mar

£27 / 0871 226 1888

Slow Food & Living Market

Rosewood London is hosting a weekly SLOW Food & Living Market in the hotel's grand inner courtyard every Sunday, come rain or shine. It will showcase food and drink producers, as well as a range of fashion, accessories and homeware.

Rosewood Hotel, London WC1V

Sun 8 Mar

Free / 020 3747 8633

Sun 15 Mar

Free / 020 3747 8633

Sun 22 Mar

Free / 020 3747 8633

…and 10 more dates until 31 May

Urban Market

A curated market celebrating the curious, original and creative.

Drygate Brewery, Glasgow

Sun 15 Mar

Free / 0141 212 8810

Sun 5 Apr

Free / 0141 212 8810

Sun 19 Apr

Free / 0141 212 8810

Only Fools And Three Courses

Fun night of comedy and good food with the characters of Only Fools and Horses. Marlene and Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner, but will things go to plan with Del, Rodney and Uncle Albert on the guest list? Don't sit under the chandelier, though.

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Tue 3 Mar

Maritime Room

£39.50 / 01702 351135

Wed 4 Mar

Maritime Room

£39.50 / 01702 351135

Thu 5 Mar

Maritime Room

£39.50 / 01702 351135

…and 2 more dates until 7 Mar

Croft Hotel, Darlington

Sat 14 Mar

£32.50 Includes three course meal / 01325 720319

Crown And Mitre Hotel, Carlisle

Sat 21 Mar

£34.95 includes three course meal / 01228 525 491

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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

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

Sat 23 May

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

Sun 24 May

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

Mon 25 May

£18 (Children £8; Seniors £15) / 02393 787613

Bloody Mary Club

Sunday afternoon, hangover-curing blend of Bloody Mary and music.

Cabaret Voltaire, Edinburgh

Sun 8 Mar

Free / 0131 247 4704

Sun 15 Mar

Free / 0131 247 4704

Sun 22 Mar

Free / 0131 247 4704

Sun 29 Mar

Free / 0131 247 4704

The Glasgow Real Ale Festival

Real ale festival, organised by CAMRA, and featuring more than 100 British beers, plus real cider and beer from Bavaria.

The Briggait, Glasgow

Thu 25 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0141 553 5890

Fri 26 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0141 553 5890

Sat 27 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0141 553 5890

Summerhall and Barney's Beer Festival

All things beery, yeasty and delicious are packed into Summerhall for one ale-filled weekend. The Dissection room is transformed into a beer hall with brewery's including Barney's, Williams Brothers and Fyne Ales hosting a stand alongside Pickering’s Gin.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 15 May

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 560 1581

Sat 16 May

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 560 1581

The Whisky Stramash

A chance to sample as many different whiskies as you think you can handle, also promising 'mystery, entertainment, comicality and madcap pioneering.'

Surgeon's Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 23 May

£17.05–£28.60 / 0844 481 8898

Sun 24 May

£17.05–£28.60 / 0844 481 8898

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MHOR Festival

A huge array of activities are on offer at this festival, including baking competitions, food prepared by star Scottish chefs and many more activities for kids and adults alike. Previous festivals have featured a barbeque and a hog roast.

Monachyle Mhor, Lochearnhead

Sat 23 May

Times & prices vary / 01877 384622

Sun 24 May

Times & prices vary / 01877 384622

Supper Book Club with Kirsty Wark

Listen to Kirsty Wark talk about her work as you enjoy a Valvona & Crolla supper.

Valvona & Crolla Vincaffè, Edinburgh

Tue 3 Mar

£20 / 0131 557 0088

Taster Day at The Tram Stop Market

Discover new tastes from local food and drink businesses.

Tram Stop Market, Edinburgh

Sat 14 Mar

Free / 0131 667 4058

Sat 11 Apr

Free / 0131 667 4058

Sat 9 May

Free / 0131 667 4058

…and 2 more dates until 11 Jul

Artisan and Collectors Fair

Art, knitwear, furniture, clothing, food and drink and more at this fair from Carnaby Markets.

Bonar Hall, Dundee

Sun 10 May

Free / 01382 434940

Food and Craft Fair

An opportunity to buy local, with local craftspeople, cooks and bakers selling everything from jewellery to jam. Organised by the Eric Liddell Centre.

Eric Liddell Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 7 Mar

Free / 0131 447 4520

Sat 16 May

Free / 0131 447 4520

Sat 26 Sep

Free / 0131 447 4520

Wed 2 Dec

Free / 0131 447 4520

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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 27 Mar

£12.96 / 0141 237 4391

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 6 Mar

Free / 0845 000 2525

Fri 3 Apr

Free / 0845 000 2525

Fri 1 May

Free / 0845 000 2525

…and 7 more dates until 4 Dec

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 6 Mar

Free / 0131 558 9644

Fri 13 Mar

Free / 0131 558 9644

Fri 20 Mar

Free / 0131 558 9644

…and 68 more dates until 8 Jul 2016

Wee Dub Sunday Social

Laidback Sunday session of good music and Jamaican food, special cocktails, kids reggae disco and kids dub station.

Hemma, Edinburgh

Sun 8 Mar

Free / 0131 629 3327

Part of Wee Dub Festival.

Create:Eat:Whisky

A multi-sensory whisky adventure that explores the whisky making process through its sights, sounds and tastes. Devised by food and art enthusiasts Jelly & Gin.

Gayfield Creative Spaces, Edinburgh

Thu 14 May

Times & prices vary

Fri 15 May

Times & prices vary

Sat 16 May

Times & prices vary

Sun 17 May

Times & prices vary

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Easter Cocktail Tasting Menu

Sample some seasonal ingredients in liquid form, with an amuse bouche and five 'courses' of cocktails.

The Balmoral Bar, Edinburgh

Fri 3 Apr

£40 / 0131 524 7100

Sat 4 Apr

£40 / 0131 524 7100

Sun 5 Apr

£40 / 0131 524 7100

Mon 6 Apr

£40 / 0131 524 7100

Forum Friday

Join us every Friday between 12pm and 3pm for a wonderfully tasty and great value meal in our elegant art deco restaurant, The Forum.

Watford Colosseum

Fri 6 Mar

£5 / 0845 075 3993

Fri 13 Mar

£5 / 0845 075 3993

Fri 20 Mar

£5 / 0845 075 3993

Fri 27 Mar

£5 / 0845 075 3993

GastroFest

Science and gastronomy converge at this foodie mini-fest organised by Edinburgh International Science Festival. Food producers, chefs and mixologists help sciencey types explore the experiences of taste, disgust, pleasure and other aspects of consumption through demos, workshops, exhibitions and discussions.

Various venues: Edinburgh

Sat 4 Apr

Times & prices vary / 0844 557 2686

Sun 5 Apr

Times & prices vary / 0844 557 2686

Mon 6 Apr

Times & prices vary / 0844 557 2686

…and 13 more dates until 19 Apr

Mothers' Day Carvery Sunday Lunch

Celebrate Mother's Day with a four-course carvery lunch and wine.

Kirkley Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 15 Mar

£16.50 adv booking essential / 01670 841235

Peebles Local Food Market

Support local suppliers and pick up some tasty treats at this weekly market. Goods include eggs, bread, pies, cheese, chutney and baked goods.

Eastgate Theatre & Arts Centre, Peebles

Sat 7 Mar

Free / 01721 725777

Sat 14 Mar

Free / 01721 725777

Sat 21 Mar

Free / 01721 725777

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