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2017 ENGLAND - APRIL 2017
Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos

(see also: 2016 - 2015 - 2014 - 2013 - 2011 - 2008)

April 22-23, 2017  Cake International Show 2017
London, England
The Sugarcraft, Cake Decorating & Baking Show.  You’ll find all the sugarcraft, cake decorating and baking supplies you could ever imagine, plus a variety of features, demonstrations, workshops and displays.  There’s numerous competition classes, plus the opportunity to meet and glean advice from industry experts. You can never have too much cake, so come along and enjoy!



2016 ENGLAND - APRIL 2016
Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos
(these events are waiting for new dates)

April 7-10, 2016  London Coffee Festival - London, England
The flagship event of UK Coffee Week, visitors will be immersed in a world of discovery, tasting, demonstrations and entertainment.

April 8-10, 2016  BBC Good Food Show Spring 2016
Harrogate, Yorkshire, England
The BBC Good Food Show Spring brought an incredible range of independent, artisan food and drink producers, well known brands, and the opportunity to see celebrity chefs and food experts, including James Martin, Mary Berry, John Torode and the Hairy Bikers cooking live on stage in the Supertheatre.

April 9-10, 2016  Suffolk Food, Drink & Music Festival
Framlingham, Suffolk, England
Held alongside The Framlingham Country Show at Framlingham College, top private school in Suffolk and offers the visitors a huge range of things to do from fabulous cookery demonstrations to geese herding to dog agility to music and much much more covering over three fields.

April 11-17, 2016  UK Coffee Week - England
UK Coffee Week is the nation’s biggest celebration of coffee. It provides an opportunity for the coffee and foodservice industry to unite while raising money for Project Waterfall, the charitable initiative delivering clean water projects in African coffee-growing countries.

April 16-17, 2016  The East of England Food Festival
Knebworth, Hertfordshire, England
The Knebworth Estate once again hosts us for this popular event and we return for the fourth year for our annual celebration of all that is good to eat and drink from across the eastern region and far beyond. With a huge range of food and drink (and related goodies) there will also be unique arts, craft and gift products to enjoy. A full programme of food and cookery demonstrations as well as wine and beer tasting sessions will all add to a really good weekend for everyone from the amateur enthusiast through to the most sophisticated gastronome.


April 17-18, 2016  Natural & Organic Products Europe
London, England
Trade Show only - NO general public permitted.  Being one step ahead of consumer demand is vital for any business development. With customer buying trends constantly changing, a visit to Natural & Organic Products Europe, is a must for anyone within the natural and organic products sector.   Encompassing The Natural Food Show, Natural Beauty & Spa, Health & Nutrition and Natural Living, you’ll be to source from 1000’s of fantastic products, research your market and network with your industry peers.

April 18-20, 2016  Food & Drink Expo 2016
Birmingham, England
Food & Drink Expo 2016, incorporating Farm Shop & Deli Show, will once again provide the number one route to the UK food and drink market, helping hundreds of companies showcase their wares.  Buyers and decision makers across the whole industry, from grocery, wholesale and speciality retail to foodservice and manufacturing, will converge to uncover the hottest trends, latest product launches and the industry’s vision for the future.

April 18-20, 2016  Foodex 2016 - Birmingham, England
Covering every area of the food and drink processing and packaging market from meat, poultry, fish and dairy, through to vegetables, drinks and ready meals.

April 18-20, 2016  Farm Shop & Deli Show 2016
Birmingham, England
At the Farm Shop & Deli Show you'll find all the big ideas, innovative suppliers and exciting products you need to make 2016 a year to remember! We understand that when you're passionate about what you do, finding like-minded suppliers is a necessity to make your business succeed. So make sure you come along to Farm Shop & Deli 2016 to touch and taste everything it has to offer.  Meet over 400 Suppliers - spanning the entire speciality spectrum including core categories like chocolate, hot drinks, olives, condiments, meat and preserves.  Live event programme - learn to maximise your profit & understand key industry trends with lively seminars and debates from industry leaders.

April 18-24, 2016  International Dining Week 2016
Nationwide, England
International Dining Week (formerly National Eating Out/In Week) is run to celebrate the fantastic diversity of cuisines available to diners in Britain and also to raise funds for the less fortunate in the world. This fun event, which widens its focus this year to include dining in, has a more serious side in recognising the plight of the malnourished and disaster-effected people around the world with all proceeds of fund raising events going to The Curry Tree Charitable Fund. It operates in tandem with National Curry Week in October each year.

April 21-23, 2016  Beer Town Craft Beer Festival
Malton, North Yorkshire, England
BEERTOWN is back! Bad Seed and Brass Castle breweries showcase over 45 of the best beers from the most exciting breweries in the UK. Live music from the Bramble Napskins, East Coast Vagabonds, The Blueflies and Radio Silence. Locally sourced artisan food from The Haxby Bakehouse, Queens Head Cantonese Restaurant & Malton Relish Delicatessen.  Ticket price includes a £2 glass deposit that can be refunded if your glass is returned.

April 23-24, 2016  Bishop Auckland Food Festival
Bishop Auckland, Durham Dales, England
The largest food festival in the North East of England. There will be numerous demonstrations and entertainment performances making the day a great family event.

April 23-24, 2016  East Anglian Game & Country Fair
Norwich, Norfolk, England
Our game fair country kitchen has a great new line up with a variety of cookery workshops and demonstrations taking place over the weekend from a selection of local chefs, including Chris Coubrough plus many more. We have a wide variety of exhibitors in the food hall from Norfolk and across the UK bringing unusual and mouthwatering food and drink to the show for our visitors to sample, enjoy and purchase.

April 23-May 22, 2016  Alde Valley Spring Festival
Alde Valley, Suffolk, England
The theme of the 2016 Spring Festival “From this Land” seeks to highlight the curious and attractive qualities of Suffolk : its capacity to absorb new ideas and new people; and its ability to nurture innovation and creativity within a beautiful landscape setting.  The Spring Festival Programme celebrates the coming together of the visual arts with food, farming, writing, education, furniture making and other traditional crafts.

April 23-June 21, 2016  British Asparagus Festival
Evesham, Worcestershire, England
Numerous events take place throughout the Vale, many of which will be attended by “Gus” the Asparagus Man. Take the opportunity to taste, buy, cook and learn about one of the nation's most sought after vegetables.

April 30, 2016  8th Brackley Wine Festival
Brackley, Northamptonshire, England
An opportunity to taste and buy new wines where quality and flavour take precedence over brands and mass production.  Ten stallholders will include Members of the Association of Small Direct Wine Merchants and local independent suppliers. This tasting event will enable wine lovers to discover and buy new wines without the risk of the wine not being to their palate.

April 30-May 2, 2016  Great British Food Festival
Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire, England
In May the stunning Elizabethan country house of Hardwick Hall,hosts the Great British Food Festival. Along with wonderful food and drink there'll be chef demos, man v food and cake competitions, artisan talks, games and activities for the kids, and excellent live music.

April 30-May 2, 2016  Foodies Festival
Brighton & Hove, East Sussex, England
Each year the ever-growing festival sees tens-of-thousands of visitors flock from the surrounding areas to feast on a vast array of culinary activities, making Foodies Festival the social event of the summer.  We have top chefs cooking in the Chef’s Theatre; wine, beer, and cocktails in the Drink’s Theatre and kids can learn to cook too in the Children’s Cookery Theatre;  A new Tasting Theatre with The Cake & Bake demonstrations; Wine and Champagne Theatre; Beer Theatre; A new Feasting Tent; Another exciting addition this year is the Vintage Tea Tent;  A new Chilli Food Market and Chilli Eating Challenge takes place at 5pm daily.

2015 ENGLAND - APRIL 2015
Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos

(these events are waiting for new dates)

April 25, 2015  The April Food Show
Wherstead, Ipswich, Suffolk, England
The Food Show returns, with over 40 fantastic local food and drink producers and suppliers giving you the opportunity to sample and buy their products at our collaborative showcase event. Now in its third year, each show has attracted over 900 visitors.  Our criteria are simple: exhibitors should have something delicious on offer and they must come from East Anglia – because we like to celebrate local and think Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire are full of talented foodie folk.


2014 ENGLAND - APRIL 2014
Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos

(these events are waiting for new dates)

April 18-21, 2014  World Street Food Festival 2014
London, England
Last year we took over the Queens Walk at Southbank Centre with a series of street food festivals presenting the very best quality and most creative street food traders out there.  The World Street Food Festival will take place on Queens Walk over the Easter Bank Holiday, celebrating the amazing multiculturalism of London’s street food scene!


2013 ENGLAND - APRIL 2013
Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos

(these events are waiting for new dates)

April 20, 2013  Expressions: Secret Garden Food Festival
Bristol, Avon, England
Milestones Trust is leading the way in improving nutrition and food quality in care homes, and to celebrate this, our annual arts exhibition, Expressions, will incorporate a one-day food festival. The event will feature Square Food Foundation Founder Barny Haughton and celebrity chef ‘BBQ Ben’, Ben Bartlett.  The event includes: The art of BBQ with celebrity chef Ben Bartlett, aka BBQ Ben; Cookery and bread making with Chef, Teacher and Founder of Square Food Foundation, Barny Haughton; ‘Little Moo’, serving Vee Double Moo homemade ice cream; Soil Association’s tips on growing and buying organic food; Riverford organic farm; Children’s activities; Top recipe ideas from our care home chefs; Tasters and samples.


2011 ENGLAND - APRIL 2011
Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos

(these events are waiting for new dates)

April 30-May 2, 2011  Tewkesbury Food and Drink Festival
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England
Tewkesbury Food and Drink Festival cancelled for 2012


2008 ENGLAND - APRIL 2008
Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos

(these events are waiting for new dates)

April 5-6, 2008  Grow it! Cook it! Eat it!
Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England
A gardening & food & drink show, Over 150 exhibitors. Celebrity chefs James Martin & Rachel Green will be demonstrating in the Rangemaster Theatre. Celebrity gardeners Rachel de Thame and Martin Fish will be holding Q& A sessions.



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