Afternoon events, Food & drink

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Urban Market

A curated market celebrating the curious, original and creative.

Drygate Brewery, Glasgow

Sun 1 Mar

Free / 0141 212 8810

Sun 15 Mar

Free / 0141 212 8810

Sun 5 Apr

Free / 0141 212 8810

Sun 19 Apr

Free / 0141 212 8810

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

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

Bloody Mary Club

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

Cabaret Voltaire, Edinburgh

Sun 1 Mar

Free / 0131 247 4704

Sun 8 Mar

Free / 0131 247 4704

Sun 15 Mar

Free / 0131 247 4704

…and 2 more dates until 29 Mar

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

Sun 1 Mar

Prices vary / 0131 226 7614

Mon 2 Mar

Prices vary / 0131 226 7614

Tue 3 Mar

Prices vary / 0131 226 7614

…and 18 more dates until 21 Mar back to top

The Crust Conductor

Peckham's supreme pizza from Peckham's beloved local, The Gowlett, is taking to the roads of the UK in a beautifully restored bus, The Crust Conductor, from February 2015. Popping up at a host of various venues and festivals across the UK.

Brick Brewery, London SE15

Fri 6 Mar

Free

Fri 13 Mar

Free

Fri 20 Mar

Free

…and 6 more dates until 1 May

Urban Food Fest

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

Euro Car Parks, Manchester

Sat 28 Feb

Free

Sat 7 Mar

Free

Sat 14 Mar

Free

…and 15 more dates until 27 Jun

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

Sat 28 Mar

Free

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

Sat 4 Apr

Free

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

Sat 11 Apr

Free

  • 17:00 – 00:00 Urban Food Fest Euro Car Parks (Out Door Car Park), London
…and 36 more dates until 19 Dec

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

Beer Festival

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

John Peel Centre, Stowmarket

Sat 28 Feb

£2 / 01449 774678

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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Belles in the Basement

A day of luxury with demonstrations and masterclasses from Vidal Sassoon and Pure Spa (plus more), and free fizz and nibbles to boot.

Malmaison Glasgow

Sun 1 Mar

£5

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

Fri 27 Mar

£7 / 0161 224 2020

Sat 28 Mar

£7 / 0161 224 2020

Sun 29 Mar

£7 / 0161 224 2020

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

Afternoon Tea

Relax and enjoy a pot of tea or coffee along with sandwiches and cakes before a matinee performance.

Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent

Wed 11 Mar

£9.50 / 0844 871 7649

Thu 12 Mar

£9.50 / 0844 871 7649

Wed 18 Mar

£9.50 / 0844 871 7649

Wed 25 Mar

£9.50 / 0844 871 7649

Chocolate Workshop

Bring the kids along to our standard chocolate workshop Lasts around one hour, suitable from age 2+

Studio 14, Livingston

Sat 7 Mar

£8.50

Fri 13 Mar

£8.50

Sat 14 Mar

£8.50

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Gin Festival Leeds

The Gintastic Gin Festival Leeds is place to learn, enjoy and experience over 80 gins.

Leeds City Museum

Sat 2 May

£6.50 / 0113 224 3732

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

Thu 4 Jun

£6

Fri 5 Jun

£6

Sat 6 Jun

£6

London Set To Go On The Piste

This season, the bespoke apres-ski bar Piste is returning to Archer Street due to popular demand.

Archer Street, London W1D

Sat 28 Feb

Free / 020 7734 3342

Thu 5 Mar

Free / 020 7734 3342

Fri 6 Mar

Free / 020 7734 3342

…and 23 more dates until 30 Apr

Mother's Day Lunch

Treat old mumsy to a three course lunch and a glass of champers. Booking essential.

Lightwater Country Shopping Village, Ripon

Sun 15 Mar

£13.95 (Children £7.95 under 12) / 01765 634507

Mothers Day Lunch

A special three-course meal for Mothers Day only. Plus, wee meals for kids and a face painter too.

Hadrian's Brasserie, Edinburgh

Sun 15 Mar

£9–£35 / 0131 557 5000

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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

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

The Vinorium Pop Up

Exclusive wine merchant The Vinorium is set to rock London's Southbank with its first Pop-Up, which will run from the 15th October until 4th January.

Gabriel's Wharf, London SE1

Sat 28 Feb

Free

Sun 1 Mar

Free

Mon 2 Mar

Free

…and 30 more dates until 1 Apr

450th Anniversary Cholmeleian Society Lunch

Highgate School welcomes you to a Cholmeleian Society Lunch at Merchant Taylors' Hall, one of the City of London's most prestigious venues. Hosted by Chairman of the Governors John Mills CBE (SH 1963) and Head Master Adam Pettitt, the lunch will take place directly after the 450th Anniversary Commemorative Service at St…

Merchants Taylors Hall, London EC2R

Fri 1 May

Sold out / 020 7450 4440

Aberdeen Whisky Festival

Have a dram (or at least a taste) of Scotland's national drink, with 100 of the best whiskies from around the world.

Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre (AECC)

Sat 25 Apr

£20–£30 / 0844 477 9000

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