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2016 ENGLAND - AUGUST 2016
Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos

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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  Filey Food and Drink Festival
Filey, North Yorkshire, England
A collection of the finest food, ale, craft, beer and live music on the Yorkshire Coast.  Three dates for 2016: June 11-12, August 13-14 and October 8-9.

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  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 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 20-21, 2016  Great British Food Festival
Bowood House, Wiltshire, 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
Peterborough, England
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, 2016  Food Gusto Food & Drink Festival
Appleby, England
Wine tasting, local produce, demonstrations, beer tent, sample & taste, fun for kids and competitions.

August 27-28, 2016  Clacton Food & Drink Festival
Clacton-On-Sea, England
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  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 27-29, 2016  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 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!
 

2015 ENGLAND - AUGUST 2015
Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos
(these events are waiting for new dates)

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 7-9, 2015  West Dean Gardens Chili Fiesta
Chichester, West Sussex, England
West Dean Gardens is given over to chilli madness, from flaming food, live music, vendors and salsa dancing to Hot! Hot! Hot! chillies. Thousands of visitors admire the vast array of over 250 peppers grown in pots in the magnificently restored Victorian Glasshouses and displayed in pristine rows in every shape and size ranging from serene green through to red hot.

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
Event discontinued.

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.

 

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

(these events are waiting for new dates)

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 23-25, 2014  Great British Food Festival
Stonyhurst College, Lancashire, 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 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.

 

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

(these events are waiting for new dates)

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!!!!

 

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

(these events are waiting for new dates)

August 13-14, 2011  The Lakes Chilli Fest at Levens Hall
Kendal, Cumbria, England
Postponed for 2012

 

2010 ENGLAND - AUGUST 2010
Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos

(these events are waiting for new dates)

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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