Afternoon events, Food & drink

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Great Grog Bottled Beer Festival

You are spoilt for choice at this beer fest, with over a hundred craft bottled beers from across the globe. Tickets available from the Grog shop or warehouse.

Café Camino, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Apr

£8–£10 / 0131 667 2855

Ossett Brewery - Candlebar

Candlebar launch event.

Candle Bar, Leeds

Fri 24 Apr

Free

St Georges Beer Festival

The CAMRA Peterborough & District Pub of the Year first beer festival of the year.

The Hand & Heart, Peterborough

Thu 23 Apr

Free / 01733 564653

Fri 24 Apr

Free / 01733 564653

Sat 25 Apr

Free / 01733 564653

Sun 26 Apr

Free / 01733 564653

Chocolate Workshop

Come along and make chocolate goodies and treats in our Chocolate Workshop Sessions last around 45 minutes - please allow 10 minutes after to set the chocolate Sessions are suitable for children of all ages but most suited to 3-10 years

Studio 14, Livingston

Fri 24 Apr

£8.50

Sat 25 Apr

£8.50

Sun 26 Apr

£8.50

…and 15 more dates until 28 Jun

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

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Nutrition and Cooking Class: The Power of Food for Healthy Weight Management

Dietary classes for people wanting to lose weight, maintain weight or generally improve their diet.

LifeCare, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Apr

£35 inc all food and handouts / 0131 343 0940

The Edinburgh Salon

A social event bringing together people and food, where guests can enjoy a three-course meal and wine with a side of mingling.

Venue TBC, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Apr

£25

Please note: The location of the Edinburgh Salon will only be disclosed to those who have booked a place.

Sun 31 May

£25

Please note: The location of the Edinburgh Salon will only be disclosed to those who have booked a place.

Sun 28 Jun

£25

Please note: The location of the Edinburgh Salon will only be disclosed to those who have booked a place.

…and 5 more dates until 29 Nov

Home of Whisky Festival

Raise a glass to learn about, toast and enjoy Scotland's water of life, the nectar of a nation – whisky.

Various venues: Perth

Sat 2 May

£15.95 (Six person group ticket £90) / 01738 493535

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

Fri 24 Apr

£40 / 020 7021 1686

Savour

Foodies delight as Edinburgh's top wine merchants, chefs and food and drink producers come together for an afternoon of tasty exploration. There's a mix of artisan producers, local restaurants, craft beers, puddings purveyors, gins, mixologists and wine sellers throughout the venue.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sun 5 Jul

£12–£15 (under 12 free with paying adult) / 0131 560 1581

£13 (Under 12s free with paying adult) / 0131 560 1581

  • 13:00 – 18:00 Savour Summerhall, Edinburgh
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Celebrity Cricket Match and Hog Roast

Family day out with hog roast, ice cream, bouncy castle and more. Plus cricket competition.

Selsey Cricket Club, Chichester

Sun 10 May

Free / 07968 961323

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

Kingdom of Fife Real Ale and Cider Festival

A chance to sample over 30 real ales from around the country, as well as wines, ciders, perrys and continental beers. There is live music on offer each night and all guests receive a commemorative beer glass and programme with detailed tasting notes.

Rothes Halls, Glenrothes

Thu 30 Apr

£5; £4 CAMRA members / 01592 611101

Fri 1 May

£5; £4 CAMRA members / 01592 611101

Sat 2 May

£5; £4 CAMRA members / 01592 611101

The London Literary Pub Crawl

Nothing goes together better than booze and books! Visit a number of watering holes from Fitzrovia to Soho that inspired generations of writers such as Dylan Thomas, Charles Dickens, Virgina Woolf, George Orwell and others. Drinks not included with ticket.

Fitzroy Tavern, London W1T

Sat 26 Sep

£25 (group £18; Students £12) / 020 8090 5082

May Day 2015

Celebrate International Workers Day at this family day with live music, entertainment, food, drink, stalls and more.

Chapelfield Gardens, Norwich

Sun 3 May

Free

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Mrs Wolfe's Recipes

Try some Georgian cakes and treats made by our own Mrs Wolfe.

National Trust: Quebec House, Westerham

Sun 26 Apr

Free / 01892 890651

Sun 3 May

Free / 01892 890651

Sun 10 May

Free / 01892 890651

…and 3 more dates until 31 May

Red Rooster Festival

Welcome to Red Rooster a good-time weekend of Rhythm and Blues in the heart of East Anglia.

Euston Hall, Thetford

Fri 5 Jun

£38.50 / 01842 766366

Sat 6 Jun

£38.50 / 01842 766366

Sun 7 Jun

£38.50 / 01842 766366

Wharfedale Beer Festival

Showcasing over 50 real ales from breweries within or around the Yorkshire Dales.

Grassington Town Hall

Fri 6 Nov

£12 / 01756 752195

Sat 7 Nov

£12 / 01756 752195

Anne Shooter: Sesame and Spice

A session with food writer, recipe columnist and Daily Mail blogger, Anne Shooter, who discusses her book, Sesame & Spice.

The Salberg Studio, Salisbury

Sun 31 May

£8

Carvery Sunday Lunch

Featuring a four course homemade lunch with a sampling of wines from the menu.

Kirkley Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 31 May

£16.50 adv booking essential / 01670 841235

Sun 21 Jun

£16.50 adv booking essential / 01670 841235

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Castrum BeerFest

Fill your belly at this one day beer, cider and food festival.

Coldstream Community Centre

Sat 4 Jul

£2 / 01890 882685

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.

Glasgow Green

Wed 21 Oct

Free on Wed; £2.50 Thu & Sun; £5 Fri; £6 Sat / 07435 428290

Part of Oktoberfest.

Thu 22 Oct

Free on Wed; £2.50 Thu & Sun; £5 Fri; £6 Sat / 07435 428290

Part of Oktoberfest.

Fri 23 Oct

Free on Wed; £2.50 Thu & Sun; £5 Fri; £6 Sat / 07435 428290

Part of Oktoberfest.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Oct

West Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

Wed 7 Oct

Free on Wed; £5 Thu & Sun; £10 Fri & Sat / 07435 428290

Part of Oktoberfest.

Thu 8 Oct

Free on Wed; £5 Thu & Sun; £10 Fri & Sat / 07435 428290

Part of Oktoberfest.

Fri 9 Oct

Free on Wed; £5 Thu & Sun; £10 Fri & Sat / 07435 428290

Part of Oktoberfest.

…and 2 more dates until 11 Oct

Scottish Food & Drink Producer Free Showcase Tasting

Meet Scottish producers of food and drink, have a chat and discover more about their range of products. There's also a draw, so you can be in with a chance to win a selection of foodie goodies yourself.

Cranachan and Crowdie, Edinburgh

Thu 23 Apr

Free / 0131 556 7194

Thu 30 Apr

Free / 0131 556 7194

Thu 7 May

Free / 0131 556 7194

…and 25 more dates until 29 Oct

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

Urban Food Fest

Street food night markets, featuring 15 food trucks and stalls which change weekly.

Euro Car Parks, Manchester

Sat 25 Apr

Free

Sat 2 May

Free

Sat 9 May

Free

…and 7 more dates until 27 Jun

Euro Car Parks (Out Door Car Park), London E1

Sat 25 Apr

Free

  • 17:00 – 00:00 Urban Food Fest Euro Car Parks (Out Door Car Park), London

Sat 2 May

Free

  • 17:00 – 00:00 Urban Food Fest Euro Car Parks (Out Door Car Park), London

Sat 9 May

Free

  • 17:00 – 00:00 Urban Food Fest Euro Car Parks (Out Door Car Park), London
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