2019 - SCOTLAND: January - June 2019 Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions, Expos (See also: 2020 - 2018 - 2017 - 2015 - 2014 - 2012)
January 20-22, 2019 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.
March 13-14, 2019 ScotHot 2019 - 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.
March 13-14, 2019 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.
April 7 , 2019 Scottish Vegan Festival - Edinburgh, Scotland In 2019, we again have 2 events at the Corn Exchange on both April 7 and October 20, 2019. There will be lots of stalls, talks, with hot and cold food, bar and so much more available.
April 25-May 5, 2019 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 26-27, 2019 Paisley Food & Drink Festival - Paisley, Scotland The Festival is one of the largest outdoor food and drink events in Scotland and this year, Paisley is teaming up with PLATFORM to showcase the best of the country’s street food scene. Tickle your taste buds at more than 40 traders and vendors in Abbey Close, tasting sessions with Gin 71, a demonstration kitchen with celebrity chefs, including Masterchef – The Professionals 2016 winner Gary Maclean, kids workshops and the Renfrewshire CAMRA beer tent.
April 26-27, 2019 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 1-6, 2019 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 1-31, 2019 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 11-12, 2019 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 13-19, 2019 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 30, 2019 - Scotland's Beef Event North Bethelnie, Oldmeldrum, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Hosted by Robbie and Barbara Milne, and son, James, at North Bethelnie, Oldmeldrum, Inverurie. The all-grass farm extends to 500 acres owned, plus 300 acres grass and 364 acres hill rented seasonally and supports a suckler herd of 320 Salers and Salers cross cows, with all progeny either finished on the farm or sold as forward stores, depending on market conditions and available space. Cows are crossed with Charolais, Salers and Aberdeen-Angus bulls.
May 31-June 2, 2019 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!
May 31-June 3, 2019 Fyne Fest - Loch Fyne, Scotland FyneFest is a three-day celebration of beer, food and music, taking place in Cairndow Argyll at the Fyne Ales brewery estate. FyneFest is a weekend of escapism, accompanied by the best beer, food and music from Scotland and beyond – it’s all about good people enjoying good times with good beer, food and entertainment. The festival is proudly family-friend.
June 8-9, 2019 9th 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 20-23, 2019 Royal Highland Show - Edinburgh, Scotland The RHS is organised by RHASS (The Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland.
June 24-29, 2019 Skye Food and Drink Festival - Highlands, Scotland A celebration of food and drink from across the Isle of Skye and the surrounding regions of the north west Highlands of Scotland. The festival showcases the stunning variety and premium quality of food and drink grown, produced and served on Skye, reflecting the heritage, culture and rich natural harvest of this unique Hebridean island. Building on the past years’ successes, 2019 will feature a four-day festival trail during the week days of Monday to Thursday (24-27 June) which aims to encourage visitors to the Island who are seeking a unique and authentic culinary experience and who wish to immerse themselves in the local Highland culture. This is a chance to meet the people behind the produce, taste the quality, enjoy some Highland hospitality and take in the iconic scenery. Events include a four-day Island-wide food and drink trail, masterclasses, celebrity chefs, cookery demonstrations, local artisan producers, live music, cook-offs and cèilidh dances, culminating in the popular two-day Festival Market where producers of premium quality food and drink and consumers come together under one roof.
2020 - SCOTLAND: January - June 2020 Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions, Expos
May 19-21, 2020 Aquaculture UK 2020 - 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.
2018 - SCOTLAND: January - June 2018 Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions, Expos these events waiting for new dates
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
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.
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.