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We'd love to meet you, come and visit us at any of these food festivals in 2019

9th - 10th March

Bowhouse Food Weekend Fife

Bowhouse, the most exciting addition to the Scottish food and drink scene, holds food and drink markets through the year, of which Bowhouse Food Weekend is one. This is an occasional market – an opportunity to see, discuss, taste and buy the best Scottish food and drink made in the East Neuk of Fife and beyond.


1st April

Balgove Night Market

With a programme of live music, crafts, street food and of course, the very best food and drink from Scotland’s best loved farm shop, Balgove Larder is hosting a series of summer Night Markets. The Steak Barn is a distinctive converted sawmill with walls made from recycled potato crates and a huge wood-fired barbeque at its centre.  Visitors will be able to choose from a menu of dishes straight off the grill or select snacks from the changing roster of the latest street food outlets.


17th - 20th May

Pub in the Park Marlow

Tom Kerridge presents Pub in the Park, a laid-back celebration of the very best food, drink and music. Tom will be hosting two very special pop-up versions of his pubs, The Hand & Flowers and The Coach, giving you the chance to sample the food that makes The Hand & Flowers the only pub in the UK to be awarded two stars in the Michelin Guide.


1st June

Taste of Grampian

A one-day food and drink festival and a great day out for all the family. This popular annual event allows visitors to discover and sample the wide range of high quality food and drink products from Grampian in the North East of Scotland to visitors from throughout Scotland. Local producers invite you to taste and buy the finest smoked salmon, mouth-watering shortbread, delicious ice-cream, sumptuous prime roast beef, creamy fudge, a dram or two of the best Scottish whisky’s from local distilleries and much more.


13th - 16th June

BBC Good Food NEC Birmingham

The biggest summer food festival to hit the Midlands! Packed with seasonal produce, ideas for al-fresco entertaining, the UK’s top chefs cooking up fresh recipes live on the numerous stages across the Show, and Pimms and picnics galore. Plus - unique to this Show – your ticket includes FREE entry to BBC Gardeners’ World Live, providing a variety of seed to plate inspiration, a vast range of grow your own ingredients and plenty of ideas to get your garden entertaining-ready!


House & Garden Spirit of Summer Olympia

19th-23rd June

The House & Garden Festival is the only event of its kind and an inspiring day out. Bringing together three individual events; The Art & Antiques Fair Olympia, HOUSE & GROW London and Spirit of Summer – Presenting complementary collections offering inspiration and choice to create timeless versatile living spaces to suit all styles, as well as summer shopping.


5th-7th July

Scottish Game Fair

The 31st Scottish Game Fair returns to stunning Scone Parklands over the weekend of July 5-7, 2019.Organised by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT), this fantastic three-day event attracts tens of thousands of visitors and is a true celebration of conservation and the countryside, while raising vital funds for wildlife conservation science.


12th - 14th July

Pub in the Park Tunbridge Wells

A merry band of top foodie folk will head to Kent, bringing a stellar line up of world-class chefs, Michelin-starred pubs, plus a selection of other top UK pubs and restaurants to serve their signature dishes. Combined with great live music, chef demonstrations, top quality shopping and other festival fun, it has all the ingredients for the perfect foodie experience.


26th - 28th July

The Game Fair

Europe’s best loved and largest countryside festival. Entertainment, ideas, expert advice, country pursuits, shooting, loads of dogs and tons of shopping. Amazing food & drink, hospitality, theatres, have-a-go & try before you buy, falconry, fishing, gamekeeping, arena shows & demos, horse and hounds, show gardens, land, estates and conservation, weekend camping and glamping. Relax with friends or bring the whole family for a genuine countryside experience.


BBC Country File Live Blenheim Palace

1st - 4th August

BBC Countryfile Live is returning to the spectacular grounds of Oxfordshire’s Blenheim Palace from 1-4 August 2019. Representing the best of the British countryside across four days, Countryfile Live is guaranteed to be one of this summer’s best days out. 


10th - 11th August

Bowhouse Food Weekend Fife

Come and meet the farmers and makers; taste and buy their produce. We hope you will join us to sample and buy the best  Scottish food, drink and related produce at the next market -  an opportunity to see, discuss, taste and buy food and drink made in the East Neuk of Fife and beyond.


15th - 18th August

BBC Country File Live Castle Howard

Making its official Northern debut, Countryfile Live is setting up home in the stunning grounds of Castle Howard from 15th - 18th August 2019. Guaranteed to be the best day out this summer, we welcome you to join us as we celebrate the glorious Yorkshire countryside.


24th - 26th August

Hampton Court Palace Food Festival

For three fabulous days over the August Bank Holiday weekend, Hampton Court Palace hosts HRP Food Festival. Enjoy and discover a great selection of delicious artisan producers, a stellar line up of cooks and chefs, fabulous entertainment, family fun and great, live music. All set within the backdrop and grounds of the stunning Hampton Court Palace. Feast your taste buds in the palace gardens before exploring the magnificent palace.


6th - 8th September

Pub in the Park London Chiswick

Tom Kerridge and his merry band of foodie friends toured the country in 2018 with a stellar line up of world-class chefs and award-winning pubs, who served their signature dishes to our Pub in the Park punters. Now, along with headline music, cracking shopping and other festival fun, Pub in the Park is heading to the beautiful village of Chiswick and bringing the people of West London a taste of the festival.


13th-15th September

Pub in the Park London St Albans

Michelin-starred pubs, plus a selection of other top UK pubs and restaurants to serve their most popular dishes. Now, along with headline music, cracking shopping and other festival fun, Pub in the Park is heading to the beautiful city of St. Albans and bringing the people of Hertfordshire a taste of our festival. 


21st - 22nd September

Abergavenny Food Festival

Abergavenny Food Festival enjoys an exceptional reputation as a place for chefs, food businesses, journalists, farmers and food producers to come together. Known for being an inclusive and welcoming event, delivering a delicious opportunity for people from all walks of life to explore and learn about food.


9th-13th October

Grand Designs Live Birmingham

A Great show that highlights the very best of Scotland’s cuisine, featuring top Scottish chefs alongside all your favourite TV cooks, bakers and experts, authentic local produce from across the UK and specialities from regions including Perthshire, East Lothian and the Highlands, plus Pop-Ups of some of Glasgow’s best restaurants.


29th - 4th November

Spirit of Christmas

Enjoy a truly unique shopping experience at the home of Christmas shopping... Seven glorious days of stylish shopping; it’s the biggest Christmas market you will find in London – visit Spirit of Christmas Fair in association with House & Garden, Olympia London. Presenting a curated collection of 750 independent boutiques and designer makers, it’s the perfect place to shop, dine and socialise in style.  


10th - 11th November

Bowhouse Food Weekend Fife

Come and meet the farmers and makers; taste and buy their produce. We hope you will join us to sample our seasoning and buy the best Scottish food, drink and related produce at the next market on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th November, 10am–4pm.


15th - 18th November

Taste of London Festive Edition

Taste of London: The Festive Edition is the perfect way to kick off the Christmas season in style. Between 15 – 18 November 2018 East London’s stunning Tobacco Dock will be transformed into a foodie wonderland brimming with London’s tastiest food, festive tipples, a fantastic chef line-up, loads of masterclasses to get involved with and all the shopping you need to get set for the Christmas season.


23rd - 25th November

Edinburgh Foodies Christmas Festival 

 A three-day festive food extravaganza including producers' market, tastings, demonstrations, a wine and champagne village and over 150 stalls selling the best local seasonal produce. Taste Champagne, wine, beer, gin & whisky in the masterclasses. New ’12 Christmas Top Tip’ festive masterclasses. Relax at the Mulled Wine and Champagne Ski Bar. Plus Showstopper Bakes in the Cake & Bake.


29th - 2nd December

BBC Good Food Winter NEC Birmingham

The Birmingham winter Show brings together the UK’s greatest chefs and experts, plenty of festive shopping and inspiration, exciting live entertainment in our unique Big Kitchen and on numerous stages across the Show. Plus the widest variety of food, drink and cookery products from over 450 exhibitors, including great brands and a vast range of independent and artisan producers. It's the biggest and tastiest day out in the UK!


7th - 9th December

BBC Festive Feast at Hampton Court Palace

BBC Good Food’s Festive FEAST is the perfect start to your seasonal celebrations. You could stock up on treats in time for Christmas from artisan producers and pick up great gifts for food lovers. Enjoy entertainment, sing-along carols and festive classics from local choirs, plus be inspired in live cookery demonstrations in the FEAST Kitchen. You could also experience the wonders of this historic royal palace as part of a delicious day out…


7th - 9th December

Bowhouse Christmas Weekend Fife

Bowhouse, the most exciting addition to the Scottish food and drink scene, is holding its second Christmas food weekend providing an opportunity to see, discuss, taste and buy the best local food and drink made in Fife and beyond. Free to attend, the unique indoor event promises a vibrant atmosphere with live music, a dedicated street food area and a line up of some of Scotland’s very best food and drink producers in the covered market area.