Food & drink, Beer festival

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Cheese & Chilli Festival

The Cheese & Chilli Festival is set to spice up the summer, with highlights including a chilli eating competition, food challenges, cooking demonstrations, family friendly entertainment and much, much more! The Cheese there will be entries for mild, medium and hot sauces with festival goers invited to play…

Lydiard Park, Swindon

Sat 6 Jul

Times vary / £6–£8

Sun 7 Jul

Times vary / £6–£8

Miadenhead Town Moor, Maidenhead

Sat 6 Jul

Times vary / £0–£8

Sun 7 Jul

Times vary / £0–£8

North Walls Recreation Ground, Winchester

Sat 17 Aug

Times vary / £6–£8

Sun 18 Aug

Times vary / £6–£8

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Glasgow's West End Beer Festival

Two-day celebration of craft beer, with live music to boot.

Hillhead Sports Club, Glasgow

Fri 5 Jul

£8

  • 18:00 – 00:00

Sat 6 Jul

£8

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Tom Kerridge presents Pub in the Park

The celebrity chef presents this festival of food, drink and music.

Chiswick House And Gardens, London W4

Fri 6 Sep

£32.10–£169.28 (Children £0–£93.15; Family free) / 0844 995 1995

Sat 7 Sep

£32.10–£169.28 (Children £0–£93.15; Family free) / 0844 995 1995

Sun 8 Sep

£32.10–£169.28 (Children £0–£93.15; Family free) / 0844 995 1995

Dunorlan Park, Tunbridge Wells

Fri 12 Jul

£32.10–£154.05 (Children £83; Family free) / 0844 995 1995

Sat 13 Jul

£32.10–£154.05 (Children £83; Family free) / 0844 995 1995

Sun 14 Jul

£32.10–£154.05 (Children £83; Family free) / 0844 995 1995

St Nicholas Park, Warwick

Fri 5 Jul

£32.10–£154.05 (Children £83; Family free) / 0844 995 1995

Sat 6 Jul

£32.10–£154.05 (Children £83; Family free) / 0844 995 1995

Sun 7 Jul

£32.10–£154.05 (Children £83; Family free) / 0844 995 1995

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The Lagunitas Beer Circus

Lagunitas hosts this circus spectacular, featuring more than a hundred performers across two stages. Witness burlesque and sideshow acts, aerialists, live music and games – and, of course, beers a-plenty to sample.

Flat Iron Square, London SE1

Sat 20 Jul

£20 / 0207 940 7183

Barras Beer Bash

A friendly beer competition between some of the best breweries.

Barras Art & Design Centre, Glasgow

Fri 26 Jul

Times vary / £8 / 0141 552 6279

Sat 27 Jul

Times vary / £8 / 0141 552 6279

Eat and Drink Festival

An interactive food show with live cooking classes, drinks masterclasses, wine and whisky tutorials as well as some of the country's most popular street food vendors. The ideal destination if you love good company, gorgeous refreshments and gourmet grub.

Olympia, London W14

Wed 20 Nov

£7.50–£8.50 (Children free) / 08448589071

Thu 21 Nov

£7.50–£8.50 (Children free) / 08448589071

Fri 22 Nov

£7.50–£8.50 (Children free) / 08448589071

…and 20 more dates until 13 Apr 2020

SIBA South East Beer Festival

Family-friendly beer festival.

Tonbridge Juddians Rugby Club

Fri 5 Jul

Free

  • 17:00 – 23:00

Sat 6 Jul

Free

  • 12:00 – 23:00

Stirling Highland Games

A full programme of traditional Highland games competitions, including running, cycling, Highland dancing, heavyweights, long jump and triple jump. Listen to pipers, and visit the traders village for food, drink and crafts.

The Sruighlea Festival, Stirling

Sat 17 Aug

£8 (£5; Children £4; Family £18) / 01786 273556

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Aberystwyth Street Food Festival

Sample a wide variety of street food alongside Aberystwyth Marina, with vegan, gluten-free and vegetarian options.

Aberystwyth Marina

Fri 19 Jul

Free / 01970 611422

  • 12:00 – 22:00

Sat 20 Jul

Free / 01970 611422

  • 12:00 – 22:00

Sun 21 Jul

Free / 01970 611422

  • 12:00 – 22:00

Acocks Green, Shirley and Solihull Lions Beer Festival

A beer festival with twenty different beers and four different ciders.

Shirley Royal British Legion, Solihull

Fri 13 Sep

£10

  • 12:00 – 22:00

Sat 14 Sep

£10

  • 12:00 – 22:00

Alba Real Ale Festival

A beer festival showcasing over 40 real ales, cider and lagers from Scottish microbreweries. Expect live music from Funkin Idiots, Billy Mitchel, Miami Vince, Sellars Brothers, Rock Bottom, Buffalo Soldiers, The Declaration Band, Tarpualin, Road Runner and The Mess Arounds.

The Royal Tay Yacht Club, Dundee

Fri 23 Aug

£4–£8 / 01382 477516

  • 19:00 – 00:00

Sat 24 Aug

£4–£8 / 01382 477516

  • 19:00 – 00:00

Sun 25 Aug

£4–£8 / 01382 477516

  • 19:00 – 00:00

Ayrshire Real Ale Festival

The 18th Ayrshire Real Ale Festival features two bars with over 150 real ales and around 30 real ciders from Scotland and the UK. Wine and soft drinks are available.

Troon Concert Hall

Thu 3 Oct

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01292 611222

Fri 4 Oct

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01292 611222

Sat 5 Oct

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01292 611222

Bartestree Village Cider & Beer Festival

Locally produced beer and cider festival.

Bartestree Village Hall, Hereford

Sat 29 Jun

Free

  • 12:00 – 23:00

City Beerfest

Live folk acts, food and a wide variety of beer and ale from some of Britain's most popular breweries.

Guildhall Yard, London EC2V

Thu 18 Jul

£13–£1000 Individual packages from £13pp, group packages from £60 (for 5 people) / 03303 130892

  • 12:30 – 21:00

Innis & Gunn Beer Tasting with Munchies

Try out Innis & Gunn beers.

Carmelite, Aberdeen

Thu 8 Aug

£15

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Ipswich Oktoberfest

Put on some lederhosen and celebrate the Bavarian holiday with some authentic food and music.

Ipswich Corn Exchange

Sat 5 Oct

Grand Hall

£18 / 01473 433100

Jocktoberfest

Follow the Black Isle creed of 'Save the Planet, Drink Organic', and feel even more smug about reduced drink miles by drinking their beer just metres from where it is brewed. Also on offer is plenty of live music and bratwurst in 2019.

Black Isle Brewery, Munlochy

Fri 6 Sep

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01463 811871

Sat 7 Sep

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01463 811871

L'Etape UK

Summer cycling celebration for the whole family.

Penn House Estate, Amersham

Sun 14 Jul

Free / +44 (0) 20 8391 3913

  • 09:00 – 18:00

Lytham Beer, Cider & Gin Festival

Sample over 50 real ales and ciders, as well as 25 gins and an array of other tipples, at this festival.

Fylde RFC, Woodlands Memorial Ground, Lytham St. Annes

Fri 28 Jun

£7–£8

Sat 29 Jun

£7–£8

North Hop x Castle Fraser: USA Roots

North Hop brings a taste of America to Scotland with US street food, themed bars and market traders. You can even take part in a mini Highland games, cheerleading and dancing sessions, to tip your hat to the tradition of both countries.

Castle Fraser Estate, Inverurie

Sat 31 Aug

£4–£5; free (Members £4; VIP £14–£15.60) / 0844 493 2164

Sun 1 Sep

£4–£5; free (Members £4; VIP £14–£15.60) / 0844 493 2164

Peakender

A three-day festival showcasing beers, street food, live music and entertainment.

Bakewell Showground

Fri 16 Aug

£5–£75 (Children free)

Sat 17 Aug

£5–£75 (Children free)

Sun 18 Aug

£5–£75 (Children free)

River Cottage Festival

A festival to celebrate the best of the South West's music, talent and food and drink.

River Cottage, Axminster

Sat 24 Aug

£25 (under 16s free; Weekend £95) / 01297 630300

  • 10:00 – 23:00

Sun 25 Aug

£25 (under 16s free; Weekend £95) / 01297 630300

  • 10:00 – 23:00

Skye Food and Drink Festival

Showcasing the best of local Scottish food and drink.

Various venues: Isle of Skye, Isle Of Skye

Mon 24 Jun

Times & prices vary / 01471 822692

Tue 25 Jun

Times & prices vary / 01471 822692

Wed 26 Jun

Times & prices vary / 01471 822692

…and 3 more dates until 29 Jun

South Glos Food and Drink Festival

Food festival with stalls, produce, live music and more on offer.

Bristol & Bath Science Park, Emersons Green

Sat 14 Sep

Free / 0117 370 7700

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sun 15 Sep

Free / 0117 370 7700

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Tempest Brewing Co Oktoberfest

Celebrate German style at this brewery festival with fresh beer, street food and local live entertainment.

Tempest Brewing Co, Galashiels

Mon 21 Oct

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01573 229664