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August 11-13, 2017 West Dean Gardens Chili Fiesta
Chichester, West Sussex, England
The UK's biggest chilli festival returns. Join the party and dance to live Latin music, watch cookery and gardening demonstrations and taste delicious chilli foods 'til your tongue sizzles. Make the most of the family-friendly festival atmosphere and camp onsite with great facilities. Browse over 140 stalls, offering a variety of quirky gifts as well as chilli foods, chilli plants, seeds and produce. Sample spicy and exotic food from a selection of food stalls to keep you going throughout the day. There will be plenty of options for those less keen on the hot stuff and local ice cream if you need a little help cooling down! Hot and cold drinks include speciality coffees, tea, hot chocolate, fresh fruit smoothies and more.
August 12-13, 2017
Filey International Food Festival
Filey, North Yorkshire, England
Visit us in Peak season for another weekend session of high quality international cuisine in the Evron Centre and Crescent Gardens
August 13-, 2017 Ludlow Magnalonga
Ludlow, Shropshire, England
The Magnalonga is a food and drink walk of about eight miles. It starts and finishes in Ludlow: a journey where you combine a walk through unspoilt countryside with some of the best food and drink from Ludlow and the Welsh Marches.
August 19-20, 2017 Cheese and Chilli Festival - Swindon, England
The event has an obvious focus on cheese and chilli, but there will be something for everyone at the event and is a perfect family day out. There will be a Beer Festival all weekend from local Downton Brewery! A huge selection of award winning real ales will be available as well as cider, wine, lager etc., so don’t worry about not being able to cool your palate down. To complement the party, with a dedicated stage area, live music from many local acts will be performed at the event.
August 19-20, 2017 Cheese and Chilli Festival
Winchester, Hampshire, England
The event will see cheese and chillis from around the world brought to you. The event has an obvious focus on cheese and chilli, but there will be something for everyone at the event and is a perfect family day out. If that wasn’t enough, there will be a fantastic Beer Festival all weekend from our very own Ringwood Brewery! A huge selection of award winning real ales will be available as well as cider, wine, lager etc., so don’t worry about not being able to cool your palate down. To complement the party, with a dedicated stage area, live music from many local acts will be performed at the event.
August 26, 2017
Food Gusto Food & Drink Festival
Wine tasting, local produce, demonstrations, beer tent, sample & taste, fun for kids and competitions.
August 26-28, 2017 Great British Food Festival: Bowood House Food Festival
Bowood House, Wiltshire, England
More than ‘just another food festival’, The Great British Food Festival combines the nation’s love of great food and drink with some of the country’s most treasured locations, providing a unique opportunity to explore new flavours and beautiful venues, all at the same time! Open 10am-5pm each day. Dog friendly. Entrance ticket includes free on-site parking and discounted entry to the house and gardens, including the adventure playground!
August 26-28, 2017 The Big Bake
Newstead Abbey, Nottinghamshire, England
There will be a host of well known celebrity bakers taking to our kitchen demonstration theatre, where they will be showing you how to make the perfect cakes and how to avoid that soggy bottom.
August 26-28, 2017 The BBC Good Food Festival
Hampton Court Palace, London, England
The Festival will be the perfect place to come, not only for a fabulous summertime trip to the Palace but also to enjoy the BBC Good Food Festival. Packed with delightful producers and showcasing delicious foods, drinks and ingredients for you to try and buy, you can come and create the perfect picnic from a selection of artisan creators or sample taster dishes from the finest local restaurants. Plus pick up tips from top chefs demonstrating in the Summer Kitchen.
August 26-28, 2017 Foodies Festival - Alexandra Palace, London, 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.
August 9-13, 2016 - Great British Beer Festival - Olympia, London, England
This summer the Great British Beer Festival (GBBF) will once again return to London’s magnificent Olympia exhibition centre. Britain's biggest beer festival brings together a wide range of real ales, ciders, perries and international beers. Attendance: 50,000.
August 13, 2016 Clitheroe Food Festival - Clitheroe, Lancashire, England
One of the most successful food events in the North West. Now in its 5th year, nearly 20,000 visitors enjoy the festival and experience the finest Lancashire food and drink. Experience our ‘ World Cuisine’ chef demonstrations, sample delicious street food and take home the finest Lancashire produce, then listen to live music whilst enjoying a drink from one of our pop-up bars. Book your kids onto ‘The Food Academy’ cooking workshops or entertain them at the Castle Field fair.
August 13-14, 2016 Far Forest Countryside Show
Callow Hill, Worcestershire, England
Far Forest Countryside Show is a fantastic weekend with entertainment and shows and live music throughout the day. The Food Festival is a highlight of the show and has grown every year since it was introduced a few years ago. With live cookery demonstrations and spectacular showcase of the best and finest foods, produce and drinks from around the country. The Horticultural show is of course still at the heart of the show and after a spectacular display last year we hope for an even bigger display.
August 13-14, 2016 Nottingham Food & Drink Festival
Wollaton Hall, Nottingham, England
The Nottingham Food Festival will be held at the stunning Wollaton Hall, an Elizabethan Manor with beautiful landscaped grounds just on the edge of the City of Nottingham. There is plenty of parking space.
August 13-14, 2016 - Bakewell Baking Festival
Bakewell, Derbyshire, England
The world's first Baking Festival is back for it's third year. With 2 demonstration marquees and TV Star Bakers all weekend. This years lineup includes Nadiya Hussain, Edd Kimber, Henry Herbert, Stacie Stewart, Howard Wilkinson, Amy Beth - Ellice, Nigel Brown, Madam Bon Bon and more. It's not just about baking. This years festival is very family friendly with a big vintage feel and includes a Mr Darcy Custard Pie Fight!, Gingerbread Decorating, Over 100 Exhibitors, Live music with Vintage 78 DJ's, Brass bands, Vintage Car Displays, Circus skills, the Childrens Hay Barn and live Comedy and Cabaret entertainment in the evenings. Why not make a weekend of it with our camping offer, possibly the UK's best value festival camping weekend, all set within the beautiful Peak District National Park.
August 19-21, 2016 Foodies Festival - Ripley Castle
August 20-21, 2016 Isle of Wight Garlic Festival
Newchurch, Isle of Wight, England
Garlic ice-cream, jelly beans, fudge and beer are just some of the unusual garlic-based items that may be sampled. The festival attracts 25,000 people.
August 20-21, 2016 Great British Food Festival
Arley Hall, Cheshire, England
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.
August 23-27, 2016 39th Peterborough Beer Festival
Draught real ales, traditional ciders & perries, and European bottled beers. Sponsored by Campaign For Real Ale.
August 24-27, 2016 21st Clacton-on-Sea Real Ale and Cider Festival
Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, England
A real campaigning festival, Clacton-on-Sea isn't the biggest but it is certainly perfectly-formed. At the end of August, traditionally coinciding with the Clacton Airshow, the event showcases great real ale in this busy seaside town.
August 26-28, 2016 The Big Feastival
Alex James' Farm, The Cotswolds, England
The summer’s top music, food and family festival.
August 27-28, 2016 Clacton Food & Drink Festival
The Festival is set on the beautiful Martello green. It is short walking distance from the pier and the town’s other main attractions. Plenty of parking will be available. The Festival Is Free! Lots of stalls selling scrumptious food. You can have a picnic or buy some great local and international produce to take home. Amble around, try a sample before you buy. Free Celebrity Chefs Kitchen Demonstrations. Sit down and enjoy finding out how to cook some wonderful dishes. Buy the ingredients and cook a meal to remember. Real Ale, Cider Bar, Juice, Chilled Lager, Champagne, Wine, Jugs Of Pimms. Enjoy a drink with your food or just relax in the bar. Free Entertainment And Music All Day!
August 27-29, 2016 Benington Lordship Gardens Chilli Festival
Stevenage, Herfordshire, England
A very popular family event attracting thousands of visitors and offering a chance to buy Chilli plants, products and sample foods from around the world. Stalls are set up in the sheltered courtyard and Rose Garden where many different dishes are cooked fresh. A wide range of refreshments is provided to help you cool down, including cold beers and ice creams.
August 29, 2016 Newlyn Fish Festival - Newlyn, Penzance, Cornwall, England
The Newlyn Fish Festival will be celebrating the Cornish Fishing Industry on Bank Holiday Monday. Don't miss it!
August 6-9, 2015 Huddersfield Food & Drink Festival
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England
West Yorkshire's biggest food and drink festival. Tastes and products from all around the world. Cookery demonstrations with chefs from local restaurants and different cultures sharing their secrets and recipes. Children can learn about food in a cookery theatre; children's story telling, balloon modelling and face painting. Attendance: 50,000.
August 10-12, 2015 Food Technology 2015 - London, England
4th International Conference and Exhibition on Food Processing & Technology.
August 15, 2015 Oxfordshire Chilli Festival
Abingdon on Thames, Oxfordshire, England
August 22, 2015 Eastleigh Chilli Fiesta - Eastleigh, Hampshire, England
Event Cancelled for 2016 - will back in 2017.
August 23, 2015 Richmond Artisan Food Fayres
Richmond, North Yorkshire, England
August 31 , 2015 The Kent Festival of Bees - Canterbury, Kent, England
'Bee Inspired' Bee Produce and Honey Show Competition. Throughout the day, there will be live bee demonstrations, displays of beekeeping products such as honey, wax, candles and confectionary, short talks lasting half an hour each on all aspects of beekeeping and plenty of amazing bee products to buy. There will be hands on activities, crafts, face painting, candle-making demonstrations and children will be able to see bees in a special observation hive.
August 15-17, 2014 FEAST: Foodies Festival
Battersea Park, London, England
Foodies Festival, the UK’s largest celebration of food & drink returns to Battersea Park this year! 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; join top pastry chefs in the brand new Chocolate, Cake, Bake and Preserves Theatre, and kids can learn to cook too in the Children’s Cookery Theatre.
August 23-24, 2014 The Family Social Food Festival
Mote Park, Maidstone, Kent, England
The Social Food Festival is Kent's very own celebration of Food, Drink & Entertainment and is happening over the August Bank Holiday weekend at Mote Park, Maidstone. This year the festival will see thousands of visitors flock from the surrounding areas to feast on a vast array of culinary delights, specialist drinks and great live entertainment, making The Social Food Festival Maidstone's family social event of the summer. With top chefs cooking in the Chef’s Theatre; specialist Ale, Wine, Cider & cocktails in the Drink’s Village there really is something for everyone and will make for a great family day out.
August 23-25, 2014 Flavours of Herefordshire Festival
The Board has decided to cancel this year’s event (2015), however as part of this evaluation process, Visit Herefordshire will assess the future viability of the Festival.
Aug 23-25, 2014 Richmond Fine Food & Real Ale Festival
Richmond Upon Thames, London, England
Great Food, Great Music and Great Beer.
August 30-Oct 12, 2014 Norfolk Food & Drink Festival - Norfolk, England
The largest event of its kind in the UK. Held in association with Norfolk County Council, it features hundreds of activities showcasing Norfolk food, drink and producers, and comprises six key weekends, plus many weekday events. The Festival is a collaboration of Norfolk organisations keen to spread the message about the benefits of supporting local food and drink, with businesses promoting their produce, highlighting their talent and demonstrating their commitment to the local economy.
August 22-25, 2013 Bewdley Beer Festival
Bewdley, Worcestershire, England
The festival is definitely on this year! St. Georges Hall. We’ll have a new beer for you from Bewdley Brewery, as well as ciders, local wine and around 45 other ales from around the country. We hope to see you there for our 15th festival…..We can’t wait!!!!
August 13-14, 2011 The Lakes Chilli Fest at Levens Hall
Kendal, Cumbria, England
Postponed for 2012
August 14-15, 2010 Heart Food Worcester Food Festival
Worcester, Worcestershire, England, UK
Join us for the first Heart Food and Drink event, part of the Worcester Festival! Entry is free to the public. Sample the food, take part in the workshops and talks - and more importantly, take something a litle special home with you.
August 22, 2010 Springfield Festival - London, England
Come and enjoy the best and brightest of Hackney: local music and local food, including cooking demonstrations, local food growing and family fun!
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