2018 - SCOTLAND: July - December 2018 Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions, Expos (See also: 2016 - 2015 - 2014 - 2013 - 2012 - 2010)
July 8, 2018 Vegan Festival Aberdeen - 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.
August 3-5, 2018 Foodies Festival - Inverleith Park, Edinburgh, Scotland 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.
October 5-7, 2018 Taste of Shetland Festival Clickimin Leisure Complex, Shetland, Scotland The Taste of Shetland Festival is the highlight of Shetland’s ‘foodie’ calendar. It brings together live entertainment and cooking inspiration with some of the best food and drink Shetland has to offer. Gary Maclean, MasterChef: The Professionals Champion and Scotland’s first ever National Chef will be attending. A huge fan of Shetland and a passionate advocate for cooking fresh, nutritious and locally sourced food, Gary will be demonstrating his inspirational culinary skills. Browse the wide range of food and drink stalls from local producers, be the first to try new products launched at the Festival and have some of Shetland’s finest ingredients cooked to order in our hot food section. Our Food Theatre has a wide range of demonstrations from leading cooks and chefs running throughout the weekend, and our Heritage Area shows why Shetland has such a special relationship with food and drink with exhibitions and live sessions. The climax of the weekend is the live final of the Taste of Shetland Cooking Challenge, when the judges crown who they believe is Shetland’s best amateur cook.
October 20, 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.
November 23-25, 2018 - Foodies Festival Christmas - Edinburgh, Scotland Join Foodies Festival this winter for a festive feast of top chefs, artisan producers, food and drink masterclasses and street food.
2017 - SCOTLAND: July - December 2017 Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions, Expos these events waiting for new dates
July 30-30, 2017 Turriff Show Turriff, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Turriff Show, organised by Turriff District Agricultural Association, is a two-day event, held on the Sunday, Monday before the first Tuesday in August. Turriff Show is the largest annual event to be held in Aberdeenshire and is the largest two-day Show in Scotland. The Show is now regarded as the main shop window for the promotion of agriculture and the food industry in the north east of Scotland.
August 2, 2017 Wigtown Agricultural Show - Wigtown, Scotland The oldest agricultural show in south-west Scotland offers a great day out for the whole family to enjoy. The show ground will again be packed with trade stands, food and craft marquees, hundreds of animals to see, entertainment and displays as well as fairground rides. The older of the two remaining agricultural societies in the county, Wigtown Agricultural Society was founded in 1811 with the first show held in 1813.
August 19-20, 2017 Taste Angus - Glamis Castle, Angus, Scotland We are back again for our 5th annual Taste Angus Food & Drink Festival. Set in the stunning grounds of Glamis Castle for a whole weekend in August, Sat 19th & Sun 20th, Taste Angus will once again bring together top culinary talent from around the region. We are showcasing a variety of local producers, artisan food suppliers and a jam packed line up of live music and entertainment acts. Not forgetting our Kid's Corner packed with things to keep the wee ones busy! TASTE ANGUS is excited to announce that Great British Bake Off winner CANDICE BROWN will headline our festival this year. Candice will be showcasing her baking talents in the food theatre.
September 1-2, 2017 Spirit of Speyside: Distilled - Speyside, Scotland Returning for a second year, Spirit of Speyside: Distilled brings the finest whisky and gin distillers, brewers and artisan producers in one region, under one roof. As well as street food and live music, a series of masterclasses will teach visitors all about premium Speyside produce. Exhibitors will include Spey Valley Brewery, the Macallan and Avva Scottish Gin. On 1&2 September, come and enjoy the best that Speyside has to offer, in Elgin Town Hall.
September 1-3, 2017 - Dundee Flower and Food Festival - Dundee, Scotland The Festival offers the best in food, horticulture and live entertainment, with a packed weekend programme including free cookery and gardening demonstrations, children's activities, a craft fair, live music and TV celebrities
September 2-3, 2017 - Annual Loch Lomond Food & Drink Festival Loch Lamond, Scotland Our Festival brings together tastes from all around the local area of Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park, the length and breadth of the UK, and specialities from across the world. The event brings over 20,000 people to the area to enjoy great food, drink & entertainment. Loch Lomond Food & Drink Festival is proud to be part of the Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight. Attendance: 30,000.
September 2-17, 2017 Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight Various locations, Scotland A nationwide event which supports and promotes Scotland’s produce, and the people who grow, make, cook and sell it. A celebration of the best that Scotland's vibrant larder has to offer. The Fortnight is an annual celebration of Scotland’s outstanding produce, managed by industry leadership body Scotland Food & Drink and supported by the Scottish Government.
October 5-7, 2017 18th Ayrshire Real Ale Festival - Troon, Ayrshire, Scotland The festival, organised by the Ayrshire & Wigtownshire branch of CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale), will once again feature over 150 ales from around the UK. This year. our second bar, which is located in the adjacent Walker Hall, will be 'The Birdie Bar' and will be featuring appropriately themed ales.
October 7, 2017 24th Annual Golden Spurtle - Carrbridge, Scotland The 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 20-22, 2017 BBC Good Food Show Scotland - Glasgow, Scotland The BBC Good Food Show returns to Glasgow for a seasonal celebration of Scotland’s finest food, drink and live cooking. Join us for a fantastic day out full of tasting, sampling, shopping and inspiration from celebrity chefs and acclaimed Scottish food heroes. Every advance ticket includes a FREE seat in the Supertheatre so book early to secure the best place in front of your favourite chef.
November 19, 2017 Edinburgh Vegan Festival - Edinburgh, Scotland Edinburgh vegan festival is in it's third year running. Exhibitors will be offering a wide variety of vegan produce, including cakes and chocolate, hot takeaway food, make up, clothing, pet treats, cheese and much more.
November 25, 2017 Aberdeen Vegan Festival - Aberdeen, Scotland This event showcases products like health food shops, local food producers, ethical clothing and gifts, cosmetics, and a dedicated smoothie stall.
2016 - SCOTLAND: July - December 2016 Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions, Expos these events waiting for new dates
October 26 , 2016 The Boutique Bar Show - Edinburgh, Scotland The Boutique Bar Show exclusively promotes new and high quality drinks brands to the UK drinks industry. At each event you will find interesting products that can benefit your business, take inspiration from world leading speakers and develop important new business contacts within our intimate show atmosphere.
November 19, 2016 The Wine Gang Winter Festival - Edinburgh, Scotland At our events you will be able to meet The Wine Gang, sample our favourite wines and attend superb tutored tastings. Our events feature the world's best wines, but are fun and informal.
2015 - SCOTLAND: July - December 2015 Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions, Expos these events waiting for new dates
November 28 , 2015 Drambusters Whisky Festival Easterbrook Hall, The Crichton, Dumfries, Scotland With loads of exhibitors of malt whiskies and other spirits there will be plenty to sample. Soup/snacks will be available to purchase on the day. The ticket price includes a glass, unlimited bottled water and of course you can sample any of the whiskies/rums/gins/other spirits etc. that will be available. There will also be a master class on the day, details to follow.
2014 - SCOTLAND: July - December 2014 Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions, Expos these events waiting for new dates
November 1-30, 2014 St Andrews Food & Drink Festival St. Andrews, Scotland A month-long programme of events with a food and drink theme, building up towards the last weekend of November, when St Andrew's Day is marked with the finest Scottish food and drink.
SCOTLAND: July - December 2013 Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions, Expos these events waiting for new dates
September 7-22, 2013 - FeastRen - East Renfrewshire Food Festival Giffnock, East Renfrewshire, Scotland A celebration of Scottish Food and Drink as well as exploring ethnic cuisine! Events will include cooking demonstrations, farmers' markets, cookery workshops and masterclasses and much much more! Local restaurants are doing amazing demos and promotions that will throughout the fortnight from September 7th to the 20th right up till the feastRen Festival Weekend in Rouken Glen Park.
September 30, 2013 eatBute 2013 - Mount Stuart, Isle of Bute, Scotland eatBute, the event, has taken place at Mount Stuart from 2008 – 2013. In 2014 there is no eatBute event scheduled as we work on the event concept and future direction.
SCOTLAND: July - December 2012 Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions, Expos these events waiting for new dates
July 6-8, 2012 Taste of Edinburgh - Edinburgh, Scotland CANCELLED FOR 2013
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.
SCOTLAND: July - December 2010 Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions, Expos waiting for new dates
October 21-24, 2010 Trossachs Mushroom Festival Aberfoyle, Stirlingshire, Scotland