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The English Festival

A festival in celebration of Englishness and St George's Day, with farm animals, a trip to the seaside and a village square.

Riverside Country Park, Gillingham

Sat 18 Apr

Free

Scottish Juniper Festival 2015

Three days of gin-based goodness to celebrate World Gin Day.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sat 13 Jun

£21.50 / 0131 560 1581

Food and Craft Fair

A food and craft fair fundraiser with a focus on local food producers and craftspeople. Stalls include organic vegetables, bakery, preserves, cards, jewellery, photography, fabric products, cosmetics and more.

Strathpeffer Pavilion

Sun 19 Apr

Free / 01997 421344

Urban Market

A curated market celebrating the curious, original and creative.

Drygate Brewery, Glasgow

Sun 19 Apr

Free / 0141 212 8810

The Edgeley Park Stadium Antiques, Collectors and Vintage Fair

Antique and collectors fair featuring up to 100 stalls with a huge variety of goods, set in a lavish suite in Stockport County's iconic stadium.

Edgeley Park, Stockport

Sun 19 Apr

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

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Gibside Farmers' Market

Buy fresh seasonal foods and high quality crafts direct from local producers, plus tasting and cooking demos.

National Trust: Gibside, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 2 May

Free / 01207 541820

Sat 16 May

Free / 01207 541820

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

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

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

Fri 1 May

£5; £4 CAMRA members / 01592 611101

Sat 2 May

£5; £4 CAMRA members / 01592 611101

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.

West Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

Sat 10 Oct

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

Part of Oktoberfest.

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Ramsbottom Farmers' Market

Local produce and craft stalls.

Ramsbottom Civic Hall, Bury

Sun 10 May

Phone for prices / 01706 822988

Sun 14 Jun

Phone for prices / 01706 822988

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

Vintage Afternoon Tea

Tuck in to homemade cake and sandwiches at this vintage afternoon tea with the Maggie's choir performing a selection of hits.

Maggie's Centre Gartnavel, Glasgow

Sat 25 Apr

£12 / 0141 357 2269

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

Ballantrae Festival of Food & Drink

A food and drink festival celerbating local eating and drinking. Dedicated to promoting quality, well-sourced food, there are tastings, pop-up restaurants, producers and traders to meet, organic food stalls and demonstrations.

Various venues: Ballantrae

Sun 10 May

Free

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Charity Doggy Coffee Morning and Fun Day

Have a cuppa with your doggy, and enjoy some cake and chat with fellow dog owners. After that, there's a fun day, with everything from an agility competition to a pooch beauty pageant. East Coast FM are broadcasting live from the event, and all funds raised go to the Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home.

The Mercat Bar & Grill, Musselburgh

Sat 25 Apr

Free / 0800 124 4112

Feast Of St George

Celebrate the life of England's patron saint, in a host of activities and entertainment.

Trafalgar Square, London WC2

Sat 25 Apr

Free / 020 7983 4100

Nutrition and Cooking Class – The Power of Food for Cancer Prevention and Survival Class

A nutrition and cooking class, exploring the cancer-fighting properties of a diet built from plant foods. Price includes all food and handouts.

LifeCare, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Apr

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

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 25 Apr

Free / 07528 530502

Sat 23 May

Free / 07528 530502

Sat 27 Jun

Free / 07528 530502

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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

Sun 19 Apr

£40 / 020 7021 1686

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 2 May

£149 inc all food and handouts / 0131 343 0940

Sat 9 May

£149 inc all food and handouts / 0131 343 0940

Sat 16 May

£149 inc all food and handouts / 0131 343 0940

…and 2 more dates until 30 May

Peebles Local Food Market

Support local suppliers and pick up some tasty treats at this weekly market. Goods include eggs, bread, pies, cheese, chutney and baked goods.

Eastgate Theatre & Arts Centre, Peebles

Sat 25 Apr

Free / 01721 725777

Sat 2 May

Free / 01721 725777

Sat 9 May

Free / 01721 725777

…and 20 more dates until 26 Sep

The Royal Highland Show

Part agricultural show, part food festival, part family fun day out, with everything from motor, equine and craft programmes to food and drink and children's activities.

Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh

Thu 18 Jun

£22–£25 Adult (£18–£22; under 15s free) / 0131 335 6200

Fri 19 Jun

£22–£25 Adult (£18–£22; under 15s free) / 0131 335 6200

Sat 20 Jun

£22–£25 Adult (£18–£22; under 15s free) / 0131 335 6200

Sun 21 Jun

£22–£25 Adult (£18–£22; under 15s free) / 0131 335 6200

St George's Day Street Eats

Reigate Town Centre will be awash with the flag of St. George and to celebrate our Patron Saint, in Tunnel Road there will be fantastic Street Food, The Rampant Rooster Morris Dancers and traditional English folk music.

Reigate High Street

Sat 25 Apr

Free

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