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MHOR Festival

A huge array of activities are on offer at this festival, including baking competitions, theatre, live music and many more activities for kids and adults alike. There's bare-knuckle dining at the barbeque and Hog Roast, as well as the Festival Feast prepared in 2015 by five seriously good chefs: Fred Berkmiller…

Monachyle Mhor, Lochearnhead

Sat 23 May

Times & prices vary / 01877 384622

Sun 24 May

Times & prices vary / 01877 384622

The Lost Carnival

An immersive and mysterious experience featuring theatre, circus, music and visual trickery.

Burrs Country Park, Bury

Sat 23 May

£10 / 0161 253 5353

Sun 24 May

£10 / 0161 253 5353

Mon 25 May

£10 / 0161 253 5353

Old Town Street Food Festival

Edinburgh gets on the street food train in a big way with a multi-vendor street food festival. Get your paws on a range of delish dishes as you jam out to over 20 acts.

The Three Sisters, Edinburgh

Sun 24 May

Free / 0131 622 6802

Ideal Home Show Scotland

Make your house fantasies a reality with everything you need for redesigning and improving your home, with over 400 exhibitors and eight sectors under one roof.

SECC, Glasgow

Sat 23 May

£12 / 0141 248 3000

Sun 24 May

£12 / 0141 248 3000

Mon 25 May

£12 / 0141 248 3000

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.' The whisky line-up includes Bunnahabhain, Ledaig, Tobermory, Deanston, Glen Moray, Aberfeldy and the debuts of Craigellachie and Aultmore.

Surgeon's Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 23 May

prices vary / 0844 481 8898

Sun 24 May

prices vary / 0844 481 8898

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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 29 May

Free / 0131 558 9644

Fri 5 Jun

Free / 0131 558 9644

Fri 12 Jun

Free / 0131 558 9644

…and 56 more dates until 8 Jul 2016

Foodies Festival

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.

Alexandra Palace, London N22

Fri 3 Jul

Prices vary / 020 8365 2121

Sat 4 Jul

Prices vary / 020 8365 2121

Sun 5 Jul

Prices vary / 020 8365 2121

Clapham Common, London SW4

Fri 24 Jul

Prices vary

Sat 25 Jul

Prices vary

Sun 26 Jul

Prices vary

The Downs, Bristol

Fri 26 Jun

Prices vary

Sat 27 Jun

Prices vary

Sun 28 Jun

Prices vary

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Scottish Juniper Festival 2015

Three days of gin-based goodness to celebrate World Gin Day.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 12 Jun

£21.50 / 0131 560 1581

Sat 13 Jun

£21.50 / 0131 560 1581

Sun 14 Jun

£21.50 / 0131 560 1581

Dose of Vintage Classic and Vintage Fair

Classic cars, scooters and motorbikes of the past alongside vintage traders showcasing their merchandise. There's also live music, period eateries and a pop-up High Street. Come dressed for the occasion.

The Departure Lounge Cafe, Alton

Sat 23 May

Free

Bournville Ale And Street Food Festival

The festival hosts a wide selection of local real ale, cider and wine alongside some of the Midlands' best street food.

Rowheath Pavilion, Birmingham

Sat 18 Jul

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 0121 458 1711

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Montgomery Street Picnic in the Park

Lots of family activities are on offer at this fun day in the park.

Montgomery Street Park, Edinburgh

Sat 23 May

Free

Alford Craft Market

Traditional craft market with refreshments and live music.

Alford Corn Exchange

Tue 21 Jul

Free / 01507 462251

Tue 28 Jul

Free / 01507 462251

Tue 4 Aug

Free / 01507 462251

…and 7 more dates until 5 Dec

Alford Manor House

Sat 23 May

Free admission is on a give what you can afford basis / 01507 462251

Sat 29 Aug

Pay what you can / 01507 462251

Singles Night

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

Bondhay Golf Club, Worksop

Fri 5 Jun

£4 / 01909 723608

Fri 19 Jun

£4 / 01909 723608

Fri 3 Jul

£4 / 01909 723608

…and 39 more dates until 30 Dec 2016

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.

Best Western Marks Tey Hotel, Colchester

Fri 10 Jul

£34.95

Denton Lounge, Worthing

Tue 2 Jun

£39.50 (price includes a three-course meal)

Fox and Hounds Country Hotel, Chulmleigh

Fri 12 Jun

£40

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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

Sat 23 May

Cancelled / 02393 787613

Sun 24 May

Cancelled / 02393 787613

Mon 25 May

Cancelled / 02393 787613

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West End Festival

Taking over the West End of Glasgow each year, the festival treats the ears to a great musical line-up, tantalises all the senses with a carnival and delves into the creative depths of local studios and exhibitions with the Hidden Lane open days.

Various venues: Glasgow

Fri 5 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0141 341 0844

Sat 6 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0141 341 0844

Sun 7 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0141 341 0844

…and 21 more dates until 28 Jun

City of Hull Steam and Vintage Spectacular

Steam rally with crafts and fine foods.

East Park, Hull

Sat 6 Jun

Free / 07786 330016

Sun 7 Jun

Free / 07786 330016

The House Of Peroni May Residency

Peroni Nastro Azzurro brings Italy to London once more as The House of Peroni opens in May. Inspired by the Italian Piazza The House is heading east and transforming a space in Brick Lane into a metropolitan garden with food, drink, music and more.

The House Of Peroni, London E1

Sat 23 May

Free

Sun 24 May

Free

Tue 26 May

Free

…and 13 more dates until 10 Jun

Pastaval

Time to answer that age old question – who makes the best Mac n Cheese in the Southside? Sample the dish from five Southside food establishments (Waverley Tearoom, Brooklyn Cafe, The Butterfly and The Pig @ The Corona, Bell & Felix and Jayz) and vote for whose Mac n Cheese deserves the crown. That's if you haven't…

The Butterfly and the Pig @ the Corona, Glasgow

Sat 23 May

£6 / 0141 258 1811

  • 12:00 – 18:00 Pastaval The Butterfly and the Pig @ the Corona, Glasgow

Beer Festival

Sample a variety of ales, ciders and other drinks and listen to live music.

Charter Hall, Colchester

Sat 20 Jun

Charter Hall

£15; £12 adv / 01206 282020

Lincoln Drill Hall

Sat 23 May

£2 6pm-11pm; £2 before 4pm; £3 after4pm; £3 / 01522 873894

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The Chester Antiques, Collectors & Vintage Fair

Craft, vintage, retro and handmade goods for sale at over 150 stalls.

Northgate Arena Leisure Centre, Chester

Sat 30 May

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

Sat 27 Jun

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

Sat 25 Jul

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

…and 4 more dates until 28 Nov

Juniper Green Farmers' Market

Launched in 2010, Juniper Green farmers’ market is held in the car park of the Juniper Green Dental Surgery on the fourth Saturday of the month. Some producers vary attendance with the seasons, but regular stallholders include Hopetoun Farm Shop, with their meats, game, vegetables, ready meals and preserves…

Juniper Green Village Hall

Sat 23 May

Free / 07528 530502

Sat 27 Jun

Free / 07528 530502

Sat 25 Jul

Free / 07528 530502

…and 4 more dates until 28 Nov

Shuffle Down

Fundraiser for MND Scotland with live music, local craft beer and stalls selling food, arts and crafts. Confirmed acts include Broken Records, Alfa 9, Dead Man Fall and Norrie McCulloch.

Dobbie Hall, Larbert

Sat 23 May

£17 / 01324 570450

First Street’s First Street Party

First Street's first street party: a family-friendly day of art, music, food and theatre to celebrate Manchester's newest neighbourhood.

Home, Manchester

Sun 24 May

Free / 0161 200 1500

The Arches (Iranian) Café Bar Take-over

The Arches transform their Café Bar menu with a selection of dishes inspired by Iranian recipes and culture to complement Scottish Refugee Council's 'Being Human' programme of Iranian art work exhibitions.

The Arches Café Bar & Restaurant, Glasgow

Thu 4 Jun

Free / 0141 565 1035

Part of Refugee Festival Scotland.

Fri 5 Jun

Free / 0141 565 1035

Part of Refugee Festival Scotland.

Sat 6 Jun

Free / 0141 565 1035

Part of Refugee Festival Scotland.

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