2018 - SCOTLAND: January - June 2018 Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions, Expos (See also: 2017 - 2015 - 2014 - 2012)
January 21-23, 2018 - Scotland's Specialty Food Show - Glasgow, Scotland Welcome to Scotland’s Speciality Food Show. The show brings together 140 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.
April 16-22, 2018 UK Coffee Week, Scotland 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 21 , 2018 Scottish Vegan Festival Edinburgh, Scotland In 2018, we again have 2 events at the Corn Exchange on both Saturday 21st April and Saturday 20th October 2018. There will be lots of stalls, talks, with hot and cold food, bar and so much more available. Stalls remain just £80 each (£60 for charities) to help support small businesses to grow.
April 25-28, 2018 Paisley Beer Festival - Paisley, Scotland Scotland's largest beer festival is back and bigger and better than ever before. Renfrewshire CAMRA will be hosting over 230 of the best real ales from Scotland and champion ales from England, around 200 beers from the rest of the world, a large selection of cider and, for the first time at a beer festival, Scottish mead.
May 3-7, 2018 Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival - Speyside, Scotland 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 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 6 , 2018 Fife Food Fest - St. Andrews, Scotland The Fife Food Festival is a unique annual food show in the heart of St Andrews, inviting all food lovers to experience the best of Scottish produce. Luxury Raffle, Canapés, Scottish Food Entrepreneurs and plenty of options. You name it, we have it. (also: https://www.facebook.com/events/952894124815070 )
2017 - SCOTLAND: January - June 2017 Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions, Expos these events waiting for new dates
March 15-16, 2017 Scottish Culinary Championships - Glasgow, Scotland The Scottish Culinary Championships are back and bigger than ever before. See live cook offs, dazzling cold displays plus much more at these hugely successful Championships with a heritage dating back over 50 years.
March 15-16, 2017 ScotHot 2017 - 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 1-31, 2017 Whisky Month - Scotland May is Whisky Month when we pay homage to our national drink, or 'uisge beatha' as we call it – the ‘water of life’. Join in the merriment with our packed calendar of excellent events throughout the month, including whisky festivals, tastings and more.
May 13-14, 2017 Loch Fyne Food Fair 2017 - Cairndow, Argyll, Scotland A feast of West Coast food, drink and entertainment for all ages. Featuring Loch Fyne Oysters & Food From Argyll producers. Ales supplied by Fyne Ales. Wine and Champagne Bar. Live music on both days! Craft tent with over 15 craft and art exhibitors. Hands on food and drink workshops for all ages. Children’s Entertainments including climbing wall, bouncy castle, kiddies rides and face painting. Free Admission. Parking £3 per vehicle – all parking charges to local charities. Location: Loch Fyne Oysters Ltd, Cairndow, Argyll, PA26 8BL. Times: 11am until 5pm.
May 13-14, 2017 National Mills Weekend - Various, Scotland Celebrating the UK's milling heritage on the second weekend of May each year. National Mills Weekend is the annual festival of our milling heritage and provides you with a fantastic opportunity to visit mills, many of which are not usually open to the public.
May 15-21, 2017 National Vegetarian Week - UK, Various locations, Scotland 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 28, 2017 Vegan Festival Aberdeen 2017 - Aberdeen, Scotland The festival will attract thousands of people from all over the UK! With around 150 companies exhibiting. There is no better way to market, promote and develop your vegan business this year.
June 2-4, 2017 Gardening Scotland - Edinburgh, 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!
June 2-4, 2017 Fyne Fest - Loch Fyne, Scotland BEER: In 2016 we had over 150 beers in cask and keg from 39 of the best breweries in the UK and worldwide. We also had 20 different ciders on offer. FOOD: Serving up the best possible food to go with the best possible beers has always been a core part of what FyneFest is all about. MUSIC: 2017 will see the return of some old favourites as well as lots of new bands for you to listen to throughout the weekend.
June 8, 2017 Scotland's Beef Event - Earlston, Berwickshire, Scotland The event, which is being organised by the SBA (Scottish Beef Association), will be held by kind permission of Douglas, Graham and Kelda Stewart and family. The Stewart family came to Fans in 1946. Fans is a tenanted farm on Mellerstain Estate. It is a split unit with both LFA and Non LFA land. Fans is run as the base for the other 3 units which are between 2 and 7 miles away in different directions.
June 10-11, 2017 7th Annual Crail Food Festival - Crail, Scotland Crail Food Festival is now entering its fourth year and to date has attracted over 9,000 visitors to our pretty little village or historic Royal Burgh as we are rightly known .
June 14-15, 2017 Aquaculture UK 2017 - Stirling, 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.
June 22-25, 2017 Royal Highland Show - Edinburgh, Scotland The RHS is organised by RHASS (The Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland.
2015 - SCOTLAND: January - June 2015 Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions, Expos these events waiting for new dates
June 1-7, 2015 Slow Food Week - Various Locations, Scotland During the week, our network of local groups, producers, chefs and other supporting businesses and organisations will showcase the diversity within our movement with a wide range of events around the UK, while several new foods and chefs will become part the Ark of Taste programme and Chef Alliance programmes. Providing a forum to reinforce Slow Food’s work supporting traditional, local, artisan producers to help preserve British edible biodiversity, farm and tasting tours, lectures, dinner, celebrations and fund-raisers will be taking place in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales
2014 - SCOTLAND: January - June 2014 Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions, Expos these events waiting for new dates
May 17, 2014 Celtic Cook Off - Loch Fyne, Scotland The best Chefs in the Celtic Regions in Competition. Saturday 17th May at the Loch Fyne Oyster Bar starting at 7pm. Six chefs, six dishes, four judges, one winner. Established in West Cork, this is a fun competition between top chefs from the Celtic Nations who are judged on their preparation of dishes made with local ingredients
May 29, 2014 Seafood And Whisky Tasting - Edinburgh, Scotland With many a Clan battle by sea and land, this signature Clans & Drams event celebrates a Scottish union of the very best seafood and SMWS whiskies, served with some entertaining tales from Jimmy Buchan of BBC series, Trawlerman. Expect a delicious 3-course seafood feast along with a flavoursome selection on 5 Society drams.
SCOTLAND: January - June 2012 Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions, Expos these events waiting for new dates
March 22-24, 2012 Fishing, Aquaculture & Seafood Expo - Glasgow, Scotland 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 - Edinburgh, Scotland 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 - Edinburgh, Scotland The global potato industry event, a 'must attend' event for anyone involved with the potato supply chain from producers to policy makers.