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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

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

Sat 18 Apr

£40 / 020 7021 1686

Sun 19 Apr

£40 / 020 7021 1686

Old Town Street Food Festival

Edinburgh gets on the street food train in a big way with a multi-vendor street food festival. Get your paws on a range of delish dishes as you jam out to over 20 acts, including the Holy Ghosts, Crash Club, Acrylic, Indigo Velvet and Have Mercy Las Vegas.

The Three Sisters, Edinburgh

Sun 5 Apr

Free / 0131 622 6802

Sun 3 May

Free / 0131 622 6802

Sun 24 May

Free / 0131 622 6802

The Scotch Whisky Training School

An intensive one-day course in the tasting, blending, serving and history of scotch whisky, with a 'Certificate of Expertise' at the end.

Scotch Whisky Experience, Edinburgh

Tue 31 Mar

£195 Includes lunch and refreshments / 0131 220 0441

Thu 16 Apr

£195 Includes lunch and refreshments / 0131 220 0441

Thu 14 May

£195 Includes lunch and refreshments / 0131 220 0441

…and 7 more dates until 8 Dec

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

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Brunch Bingo

Fun brunch bingo session.

The Well, London EC1V

Sat 4 Apr

£2 / 020 7251 9363

Sat 2 May

£2 / 020 7251 9363

Sat 6 Jun

£2 / 020 7251 9363

…and 5 more dates until 7 Nov

Easter Dining

Expand your culinary horizons beyond a novelty chocolate egg this Easter, with three courses and a glass or Prosecco. There's also an afternoon tea menu to peruse.

Forth Floor Restaurant, Edinburgh

Sun 5 Apr

£40 / 0131 524 8350

Three-course lunch with glass of Prosecco.

  • 12:00 – 14:30 Easter Dining Forth Floor Restaurant, Edinburgh

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

FestivalAsia

An Eastern mix of music, dance, food, fashion and martial arts spread out over three days.

Tobacco Dock, London E1W

Sat 16 May

£8 child, adv; £10 child; £12.50 adv; £15

Sun 17 May

£8 child, adv; £10 child; £12.50 adv; £15

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

Sat 18 Apr

Free / 01997 421344

Sun 19 Apr

Free / 01997 421344

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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

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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

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 3 Apr

Free / 0131 558 9644

Fri 10 Apr

Free / 0131 558 9644

Fri 17 Apr

Free / 0131 558 9644

…and 64 more dates until 8 Jul 2016

The World of Wine – Wine Tasting Experience Day

Wine Unearthed leads this full day of wine-centric fun, which also includes a lunch and up to 14 wines to taste. Go home with a notebook full of wine tasting notes.

Apex International Hotel, Edinburgh

Sat 9 May

£79 / 0845 680 8367

Sat 20 Jun

£79 / 0845 680 8367

Sat 8 Aug

£79 / 0845 680 8367

Bank Restaurant & Bar, Birmingham

Sat 9 May

£89 / 0845 680 8367

Sat 6 Jun

£89 / 0845 680 8367

Sat 4 Jul

£89 / 0845 680 8367

Cafe Twenty One, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 2 May

£85 / 0845 680 8367

Sat 27 Jun

£85 / 0845 680 8367

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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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Alford Craft Market

Traditional craft market with refreshments and live music.

Alford Corn Exchange

Fri 3 Apr

Free / 01507 462251

Easter Craft Market with egg decorating for the children on Easter Sunday and Monday afternoon

Tue 21 Jul

Free / 01507 462251

Tue 28 Jul

Free / 01507 462251

…and 8 more dates until 5 Dec

Alford Manor House

Sat 23 May

Free admission is on a give what you can afford basis / 01507 462251

Sat 29 Aug

Pay what you can / 01507 462251

ALSO Festival

Three days dedicated to discussions and workshops for the mind, body and soul.

Park Farm, Warwick

Fri 19 Jun

£35–£320

Sat 20 Jun

£35–£320

Sun 21 Jun

£35–£320

Apple Day

Apple yay, more like. Celebrate the variety of English apples, with tastings and apple-themed crafts. Sessions run for approximately 45 minutes and are suitable for ages 4–10.

The Forest Centre, Bedford

Mon 26 Oct

£3 / 01234 762616

  • 10:00 – 14:00 Apple Day The Forest Centre, Bedford

Art Exhibition

An art exhibition with a difference at Rendezvous Cafe/Gallery.

Rendezvous Cafe, Brighton

Tue 31 Mar

Free / 01273 933940

Wed 1 Apr

Free / 01273 933940

Thu 2 Apr

Free / 01273 933940

…and 335 more dates until 2 Mar 2016

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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Artisan Du Chocolat Cocktail Collaboration

Set time aside this Easter for some serious chocolate appreciation and sweet indulgence, savouring the delights of hand-made Artisan du Chocolat treats perfectly paired with bespoke cocktails!

The Botanist, London SW1W

Fri 3 Apr

Free / 020 7730 0077

Mon 6 Apr

Free / 020 7730 0077

Artisan Food Fayre

Artisan food and drink from small and large producers.

Richmond Town Hall

Sun 21 Jun

Free / 07779 342782

Sun 23 Aug

Free / 07779 342782

Sun 25 Oct

Free / 07779 342782

Asparafest

Worcestershire's Aspara-tastic Music & Food Festival.

Ashdown Farm, Evesham

Sat 30 May

£6 (£4)

  • 10:00 – 18:00 Asparafest Ashdown Farm, Evesham

Sun 31 May

£6 (£4)

  • 10:00 – 18:00 Asparafest Ashdown Farm, Evesham

Aylesbury Farmers Market

Aylesbury's regular Farmers' Market, this month with free entertainment for kids from 11am.

Market Square, Aylesbury

Tue 31 Mar

Free

Ayrshire Food Fayre

Held by the Cook school in Kilmarnock, this monthly event is well-attended by local suppliers delivering a wide range of seasonal produce. Kids’ activities and hot food are also part of the day.

The Cook School Scotland, Kilmarnock

Sun 26 Apr

Free / 01563 550008

Sun 31 May

Free / 01563 550008

Sun 28 Jun

Free / 01563 550008

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