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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

Sat 14 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 946 3020

Brunch Bingo

Fun brunch bingo session.

The Well, London EC1V

Sat 7 Mar

£2 / 020 7251 9363

Sat 4 Apr

£2 / 020 7251 9363

Sat 2 May

£2 / 020 7251 9363

…and 6 more dates until 7 Nov

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

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 7 Mar

Free

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

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31st London Drinker Beer & Cider Festival

Come along and enjoy sampling a range of beers from international producers.

The Camden Centre, London WC1H

Wed 11 Mar

£3.50 ( £2.50) / 020 7974 5633

Thu 12 Mar

£3.50 ( £2.50) / 020 7974 5633

Fri 13 Mar

£3.50 ( £2.50) / 020 7974 5633

Mother's Day at Browns

Treat the mother in your life to a special Mother's Day breakfast involving imaginative variations on eggs, and/or a two- or three-course dinner. Booking is essential.

Browns Bar & Brasserie, Glasgow

Sun 15 Mar

£5–£9 / 0141 221 7828

Breakfast

£19.95–£23.95 / 0141 221 7828

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.

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

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

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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

Chung Fun

Korean street food.

Booly Mardy's, Glasgow

Sat 7 Mar

Free / 0141 560 8004

  • 12:00 – 21:00 Chung Fun Booly Mardy's, Glasgow

Discover Ethical Rose Veal

Join us on a fun visit to Marcross Farm, a fourth generation dairy farm on the coast of the Vale of Glamorgan. Owned by the Evans family, the farm boasts an impressive Holstein Friesian dairy herd.

Marcross Farm, Llantwit Major

Sat 9 May

£75

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

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

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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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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

Mother's Day Afternoon Tea

This award-winning afternoon tea features a selection of fine sandwiches, scones and pastries, specially for Mothers Day. As if that isn't classy enough, there's also a harpist.

Palm Court, Edinburgh

Sun 15 Mar

£29–£45 / 0131 556 2414

Mother's Day at the Royal Yacht Britannia

Treat mum to a glass of Champagne, along with a selection of scones, cakes, soup and sandwiches. There is also tea infused gin and raspberry gin on the menu specially for Mother’s Day. It is Mother's Ruin after all.

Royal Yacht Britannia, Edinburgh

Sun 15 Mar

£14 (£12.50; Children £8.50 under 5s free; Family £40) / 0131 555 5566

Admission charges apply.

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

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Mother's Day Cocktails

Any excuse for a cocktail, eh? The Balmoral's resident mixologist has created a special Mother's Day bevvy, which is made up of raspberry and rose petal infused vodka shaken with cream, egg white, raspberry purée, raspberry liqueur and lemon and lime juice.

The Balmoral Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 14 Mar

£14.50 / 0131 524 7100

Sun 15 Mar

£14.50 / 0131 524 7100

Mon 16 Mar

£14.50 / 0131 524 7100

Mother's Day Fizz-For-A-Fiver

This Mother's Day, let London's Planet Hollywood get mother up close and almost-personal to some Hollywood awesomeness. Let's start with flutes of fizz at just £5 a pop! That's a taste of the luxury, celebrity lifestyle that everyone can afford.

Planet Hollywood, London SW1Y

Sun 15 Mar

£5

Six Nations Lunch

Rugby and grub – what more do you need during the Six Nations? Enjoy a Thai meal before or after the game.

Chaophraya, Edinburgh

Wed 4 Mar

Prices vary / 0131 226 7614

Thu 5 Mar

Prices vary / 0131 226 7614

Fri 6 Mar

Prices vary / 0131 226 7614

…and 15 more dates until 21 Mar

Something to Smile About 2015

Live music festival with something for everyone: food and drink, spoken word, circus performers, crafts and drumming workshops.

Thornensians Rugby Club, Doncaster

Sat 6 Jun

£10–£12 (under 12s £5–£6) / 01302 883 522

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

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