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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 2 Apr

Free / 0131 556 7194

Thu 9 Apr

Free / 0131 556 7194

Thu 16 Apr

Free / 0131 556 7194

…and 28 more dates until 29 Oct

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

Sat 28 Mar

£7 / 0161 224 2020

Sun 29 Mar

£7 / 0161 224 2020

The Chester Antiques, Collectors & Vintage Fair

Craft, vintage, retro and handmade goods for sale at over 150 stalls.

Northgate Arena Leisure Centre, Chester

Sat 28 Mar

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

Sat 25 Apr

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

Sat 30 May

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

…and 6 more dates until 28 Nov

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 28 Mar

Free / 07528 530502

Sat 25 Apr

Free / 07528 530502

Sat 23 May

Free / 07528 530502

…and 6 more dates until 28 Nov

Only Fools And Three Courses

Fun night of comedy and good food with the characters of Only Fools and Horses. Marlene and Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner, but will things go to plan with Del, Rodney and Uncle Albert on the guest list? Don't sit under the chandelier, though.

Best Western Marks Tey Hotel, Colchester

Fri 10 Jul

£34.95

The Centenary Pavilion At Leeds United AFC Ltd

Fri 8 May

£35 (includes meal, show and disco) / 0871 334 1919

Denton Lounge, Worthing

Tue 2 Jun

£39.50 (price includes a three-course meal)

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Art Exhibition

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

Rendezvous Cafe, Brighton

Sat 28 Mar

Free / 01273 933940

Sun 29 Mar

Free / 01273 933940

Mon 30 Mar

Free / 01273 933940

…and 338 more dates until 2 Mar 2016

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

Bloody Mary Club

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

Cabaret Voltaire, Edinburgh

Sun 29 Mar

Free / 0131 247 4704

The Cider Box Presents: First Pressings 2015

The Cider Box Presents The First Pressings Of 2015 Hosted in the rooftop WigWamBam 12pm.

The Queen Of Hoxton, London EC2A

Sat 28 Mar

£15; £22 Golden Ticket / 020 7422 0958

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

Prices vary

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Level's Best Craft & Farmers Markets

A sale of local food and crafts in the old stables.

National Trust: Montacute House

Sat 28 Mar

Free, plus admission £11.20, child £5.60, family £28 / 01935 823289

Nottingham Tram Ale

Beer, trams and morris dancing: What more could you want?

The Vat & Fiddle, Nottingham

Sat 28 Mar

Free

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

Botanics Late: The Hive & The Still

A late night knees-up at the Botanics, focusing on two of the things that make Scotland great – no, not Irn Bru and deep fried Mars bars: whisky and honey. There's entertainment, chefs, scientists, demonstrations and interactive activities to get stuck into, plus you'll probably get to eat and drink a fair amount.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Fri 15 May

John Hope Gateway

£14 Tickets available exclusively through Itison - click button below to book / 0131 248 2909

Breakfast at Restaurant Mark Greenaway in aid of Bowel Cancer UK

Mark Greenway, patron for Bowel Cancer UK, prepares a breakfast at his North Castle Street restaurant in aid of the charity.

Restaurant Mark Greenaway, Edinburgh

Wed 1 Apr

pay what you want / 0131 226 1155

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Brighton Fringe 2015: Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

An interactive, improvised theatre event based on the famous Torquay restaurant.

Thistle Hotel, Brighton

Tue 26 May

£45–£49.50 / 0845 1544 145

Wed 27 May

£45–£49.50 / 0845 1544 145

Thu 28 May

£45–£49.50 / 0845 1544 145

…and 3 more dates until 31 May

Cake International – The Sugarcraft, Cake Decorating and Baking Show

Chocolate, sugar, cake and a whole host of baking legends – it's all under one roof at Cake International.

ExCel, London E16

Sat 28 Mar

£12–£14 (Seniors £11–£13) / 01425 277988

Sun 29 Mar

£12–£14 (Seniors £11–£13) / 01425 277988

Earth Hour

The lights go out and the candles go on as part of WWF Earth Hour, an event to raise awareness of climate change.

Forth Floor Restaurant, Edinburgh

Sat 28 Mar

Prices vary / 0131 524 8350

  • 20:30 – 21:30 Earth Hour Forth Floor Restaurant, Edinburgh

Easter Carvery Sunday Lunch

Enjoy a traditional Easter Sunday meal.

Kirkley Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 5 Apr

£16.50 adv booking essential / 01670 841235

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 4 Apr

Free / 01207 541820

Sat 18 Apr

Free / 01207 541820

Sat 2 May

Free / 01207 541820

Sat 16 May

Free / 01207 541820

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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

Ideal Home Show Scotland

Make your house fantasies a reality with everything you need for redesigning and improving your home, with over 400 exhibitors and eight sectors under one roof.

SECC, Glasgow

Fri 22 May

£12 (£11) / 0141 248 3000

Sat 23 May

£12 (£11) / 0141 248 3000

Sun 24 May

£12 (£11) / 0141 248 3000

Mon 25 May

£12 (£11) / 0141 248 3000

Lapa in London

A celebration of the music and culture of Rio de Janeiro with dancing, music and Brazilian food.

The Forge, London NW1

Sat 28 Mar

£10 (Students £8) / 020 7383 7808

Sat 25 Apr

£10 (Students £8) / 020 7383 7808

Sat 30 May

£10 (Students £8) / 020 7383 7808

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

Tue 14 Apr

£40 / 020 7021 1686

Thu 16 Apr

£40 / 020 7021 1686

Fri 17 Apr

£40 / 020 7021 1686

…and 6 more dates until 24 Apr

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.

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