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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, including the Holy Ghosts, Crash Club, Acrylic, Indigo Velvet and Have Mercy Las Vegas.

The Three Sisters, Edinburgh

Sun 5 Apr

Free / 0131 622 6802

Sun 3 May

Free / 0131 622 6802

Sun 24 May

Free / 0131 622 6802

The Chester Antiques, Collectors & Vintage Fair

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

Northgate Arena Leisure Centre, Chester

Sat 28 Mar

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

Sat 25 Apr

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

Sat 30 May

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

…and 6 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 28 Mar

Free / 07528 530502

Sat 25 Apr

Free / 07528 530502

Sat 23 May

Free / 07528 530502

…and 6 more dates until 28 Nov

Gin Festival

Over 100 varieties of gin will be available to taste and purchase as experts give talks and demonstrations, giving you tips how to pair the popular spirit and dropping in interesting facts about production.

Victoria Baths, Manchester

Sat 28 Mar

£7 / 0161 224 2020

Sun 29 Mar

£7 / 0161 224 2020

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 3 Apr

Free / 0131 558 9644

Fri 10 Apr

Free / 0131 558 9644

Fri 17 Apr

Free / 0131 558 9644

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Moet Academy – Bringing the Champagne Region to the Heart Of London

An educational wine experience, following classic wines from grape to glass.

Oxo Tower, London SE1

Sat 18 Apr

£40 / 020 7021 1686

Sun 19 Apr

£40 / 020 7021 1686

Bandstand Beer and Music Festival

The largest indie beer and music festival in the Highlands, boasting more than 140 real ales, ciders and craft beers from all over the world, including some brewed right here at home. Expect live music, specialty food, whisky, charity stalls and a barbecue.

Bandstand Bar and Restaurant, Nairn

Thu 2 Apr

By donation / 01667 452341

Live music programme includes The Kitty Black Band (3 Apr), Nairn District Pipe Band (4 Apr), Niz, Nico, Jim & Bert (4 Apr), Robin Lawrie (5 Apr), BIRO (10 Apr) and Dredd or Alive (11 Apr).

Fri 3 Apr

By donation / 01667 452341

Live music programme includes The Kitty Black Band (3 Apr), Nairn District Pipe Band (4 Apr), Niz, Nico, Jim & Bert (4 Apr), Robin Lawrie (5 Apr), BIRO (10 Apr) and Dredd or Alive (11 Apr).

Sat 4 Apr

By donation / 01667 452341

Live music programme includes The Kitty Black Band (3 Apr), Nairn District Pipe Band (4 Apr), Niz, Nico, Jim & Bert (4 Apr), Robin Lawrie (5 Apr), BIRO (10 Apr) and Dredd or Alive (11 Apr).

…and 8 more dates until 12 Apr

Breakfast at Restaurant Mark Greenaway in aid of Bowel Cancer UK

Mark Greenway, patron for Bowel Cancer UK, prepares a breakfast at his North Castle Street restaurant in aid of the charity.

Restaurant Mark Greenaway, Edinburgh

Wed 1 Apr

pay what you want / 0131 226 1155

Cake International – The Sugarcraft, Cake Decorating and Baking Show

Chocolate, sugar, cake and a whole host of baking legends – it's all under one roof at Cake International.

ExCel, London E16

Sat 28 Mar

£12–£14 (Seniors £11–£13) / 01425 277988

Sun 29 Mar

£12–£14 (Seniors £11–£13) / 01425 277988

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

Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham

Fri 15 May

Prices vary

Sat 16 May

Prices vary

Sun 17 May

Prices vary

Clapham Common, London SW4

Fri 24 Jul

Prices vary

Sat 25 Jul

Prices vary

Sun 26 Jul

Prices vary

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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

Fri 22 May

£12 (£11) / 0141 248 3000

Sat 23 May

£12 (£11) / 0141 248 3000

Sun 24 May

£12 (£11) / 0141 248 3000

Mon 25 May

£12 (£11) / 0141 248 3000

The Cider Box Presents: First Pressings 2015

The Cider Box Presents The First Pressings Of 2015 Hosted in the rooftop WigWamBam 12pm.

The Queen Of Hoxton, London EC2A

Sat 28 Mar

£15; £22 Golden Ticket / 020 7422 0958

Easter Carvery Sunday Lunch

Enjoy a traditional Easter Sunday meal.

Kirkley Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 5 Apr

£16.50 adv booking essential / 01670 841235

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

Level's Best Craft & Farmers Markets

A sale of local food and crafts in the old stables.

National Trust: Montacute House

Sat 28 Mar

Free, plus admission £11.20, child £5.60, family £28 / 01935 823289

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Nottingham Tram Ale

Beer, trams and morris dancing: What more could you want?

The Vat & Fiddle, Nottingham

Sat 28 Mar

Free

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 Apr

Prices to be confirmed

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

Great Grampian Beer Festival

The Campaign for Real Ales' most northerly festival offers discerning drinkers the opportunity to sample the finest ale that the UK has to offer. Dark stouts, porters and easy drinking milds will be on offer as well as barley wines, wheat beers and light pilsner style ales.

Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen

Sat 6 Jun

£6

Helensburgh & Lomond Real Ale Festival

A charity event run by the local Round Table, this year there's over 50 of Scotland's finest real ales on offer as well as a range of ciders and food, all in a lochside setting. Music accompaniment includes blues, rock and ceilidh.

Helensburgh Sailing Club

Sat 16 May

Prices vary

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Lothian Wine School: Saturday Courses & Lunch

Taste a selection of wines, learn about new grapes varieties and discover which foods match best with what wines. The day includes 12 wines to taste, champagne on arrival and a two course lunch. Suitable for those who haven't had much previous wine tasting experience.

Hotel du Vin Edinburgh

Sat 28 Mar

Sat 11 Apr

Sat 20 Jun

…and 3 more dates until 28 Nov

Made in Assynt – Lochinver Craft and Produce Markets

Craft and produce from the North West Highlands.

Lochinver Village Hall

Fri 3 Apr

Free / 01571 844262

Fri 8 May

Free / 01571 844262

Fri 29 May

Free / 01571 844262

…and 7 more dates until 2 Oct

The Moveable Feast Pop-up

The Moveable Feast: vegetarian pop-up emporium opening 9th March next to The Shard just ahead of MEAT FREE WEEK. Every 2 months 3 brilliant food start-ups will be popping up and showcasing their delicious veggie menus in the cafe on St Thomas St SE1

The Moveable Feast, London SE1

Sat 28 Mar

Free

Mon 30 Mar

Free

Tue 31 Mar

Free

…and 157 more dates until 30 Sep

The Opening Of Startisans 2

The indoor food market is opening up a brand new site!

Duke Of York Square, London SW3

Sat 28 Mar

Free / 020 7351 2888

Sun 29 Mar

Free / 020 7351 2888

Mon 30 Mar

Free / 020 7351 2888

Tue 31 Mar

Free / 020 7351 2888

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 3 Apr

Free / 0845 000 2525

Fri 1 May

Free / 0845 000 2525

Fri 5 Jun

Free / 0845 000 2525

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