2013 SCOTLAND 2013
Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions, Expos
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January 20-22, 2013 Scotland's Specialty Food Show
Welcome to Scotland’s Speciality Food Show 2013. The show brings together 130 exhibitors offering the very best fine food products from Scotland, UK and overseas. The fair regularly attracts a thousand buyers from delicatessens, farm shops, speciality food retailers and food halls as well as providing an opportunity for gift shops to purchase food and drink products to complement their ranges sourced from the gift fair.
March 4-6, 2013 ScotHot 2013 - Glasgow, Scotland
Scotland's premier event for the Scottish foodservice and hospitality industry. The event attracts around 300 exhibiting companies, almost 8000 visitors and is unrivalled in delivering a quality audience from Scotland and the North of England.
May 2-6, 2013 Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival 2013
Five magical days and over 350 events. Come to Speyside and discover the passion behind the world's finest whiskies. Themed on Whisky, Food, Music, the river Spey itself and the Heritage & Culture of Speyside, the 2013 Festival offers visitors a wide range of quality events. Speyside looks forward to welcoming whisky lovers, old and new, from across the world, who want to explore the traditions behind the unique Speyside Single Malt Whiskies and discover the passion behind them. What makes them special, how small differences in location can make a huge difference in taste, what Master Distillers do to make their whiskies special.
May 18-19, 2013 Loch Fyne Food Fair - Loch Fyne, Scotland
A feast of West Coast food, wine and entertainment.
May 20-26, 2013 National Vegetarian Week
England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland
National Vegetarian Week (NVW) is the annual awareness-raising campaign promoting inspirational vegetarian food and the benefits of a meat-free lifestyle. Celebrated by the Vegetarian Society since 1992, the Week is now an established event that gets bigger and better every year. (also: www.vegsoc.org)
May 31-June 2, 2013 Gardening Scotland - Loch Fyne, Scotland
Gardening Scotland is Scotland’s National Celebration of Gardening and Outdoor Living. If you want to find the best plants, catch the latest gardening trends, find a designer to transform your own garden or ask the experts about anything from growing vegetables to keeping bees, then this is the one Show that you won’t want to miss! Loch Fyne Oysters will be there with a selection of seafood dishes to keep your stamina up! Look for the Food from Argyll tent next to the Floral Hall.
June 15-16, 2013 Fyne Fest - Loch Fyne, Scotland
A selection of over 30 of the best ales and scrumpies from around the UK, together with excellent food from Loch Fyne Oysters and Winston Churchill Venison
October 5, 2013 20th Annual Golden Spurtle
The 20th annual World Porridge Making Championships. The competition is organised by Carrbridge Ahead supporting Carrbridge and Vicinity Community Council. The main sponsor is oatmeal producer, Hamlyns of Scotland.
October 18-20, 2013 BBC Good Food Show Scotland 2013
This year's BBC Good Food Show Scotland is packed with new attractions and gourmet foods with over 200 producers and some of TV's top celebrity chefs, it'll be a day to remember
November 6 , 2013 The Boutique Bar Show
Hosted within the Sistine Chapel of Scotland be inspired and motivated for a day of meeting unique and interesting products that can support your business. Enjoy educational sessions with international leading speakers and take part in one of our interactive workshop sessions. Drinks Exhibition, with Cocktail Competitions, Interactive Demonstrations, and Business Seminars.
2014 SCOTLAND 2014
Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions, Expos
May 28-29, 2014 Aquaculture UK 2014 - Aviemore, Scotland
The UK's premier aquaculture exhibition and conference, focusing on current developments and products in the fields of aquaculture technology, fish feed, fish health, training, fish farmer networks, equipment and more.
September 2, 2014 Fine Food Fayre 2014
St. Andrews, Scotland
Are you an enthusiastic foodie who's just dying to sample the delicious delights of Scottish gastronomy all under one roof? Perhaps a keen chef in the making who would benefit from the inspiring first-hand advice of some Michelin star chefs? Or perhaps you'd just like a fun family day out, enjoying an array of delectable produce all in the name of charity? Welcoming a range of stalls offering tons of tantalising tasters and exclusive discounts on fantastic produce for every visitor, a wide variety of cooking demonstrations from Michelin star and local chefs, award-winning entertainment, a luxury raffle and lots of free goodies... St. Andrews’ student-run Fine Food Fayre brings you a mouth-watering, thirst-quenching event that should not be missed. Prices are only £3 and entry is free for children under the age of 16. All proceeds go to the charities of our University’s RAG (Raising and Giving) week.
2012 SCOTLAND 2012
Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions, Expos
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March 22-24, 2012 Fishing, Aquaculture & Seafood Expo
The new programe will include topics that are at the heart of the fishing industry: the political European policy on fishing, retail & food services, consumer-friendly market potential, processing, aquaculture, and more. Enjoy sensational seafood demonstrations by top chefs.
May 7-11, 2012 6th World Fisheries Congress
Presented by the World Council of Fisheries Societies, a non-profit, nongovernmental organisation that currently includes 12 scientific and professional fisheries societies and affiliated organisations world wide.
May 27-30, 2012 8th World Potato Congress
The global potato industry event, a 'must attend' event for anyone involved with the potato supply chain from producers to policy makers.
June 2-10, 2012 Three Harbours Seafood Festival
The Greenbelt, Prestonpans, Edinburgh, Scotland
Three Harbours Seafood Festival is back for its third year and it is bigger and better than before. The blend of art, seafood and music mean fun for all ages from grandparents to teens. Kicking off with a ceilidh on the Friday night, the festival will go on to showcase the best local produce and will feature a seafood banquet.
July 6-8, 2012 Taste of Edinburgh - Edinburgh, Scotland
CANCELLED FOR 2013
September 7 , 2012 Whisky Live - Edinburgh, Scotland
Welcoming international whisky enthusiasts, collectors, and those with a true passion for whisky from all over the world, the event offers some of the rarest and most extraordinary whiskies, along with the finest cuisine
September 30, 2012 eatBute
Mount Stuart, Isle of Bute, Scotland
eatBute is a celebration of fresh, seasonal and locally produced food. Now an annual event in the Island's calendar, it showcases the finest produce from Bute and the surrounding areas of Argyll, as well as showing the importance of eating food that is good, clean and fair - in line with the values of ‘Slow Food'.
October 6, 2012 19th Annual Golden Spurtle
The 19th annual World Porridge Making Championships. The competition is organised by Carrbridge Ahead supporting Carrbridge and Vicinity Community Council. The main sponsor is oatmeal producer, Hamlyns of Scotland.
October 23 , 2012 The Boutique Bar Show - Glasgow, Scotland
Glasgow's Old Fruit Markets will be the site of the drinks exhibition, with cocktail competitions, interactive demonstrations, and business seminars.
November , 2012 Shetland Food Festival
Lochside, Lerwick, Shetland, Scotland
Unfortunately, it has been decided that the Shetland Food Festival will not go ahead in 2012 due to the financial challenges facing Shetland Islands Council.