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

(see also: 2015 - 2014 - 2013 - 2012 - 2010 - 2009)

June 29-July 3, 2016  Street Food Henley - Henley-on-Thames

July 2, 2016  Godalming Food Festival
Godalming, Surrey, England
Global street food, live music and entertainment, a food fest to tantalise your tastebuds, visit the High Street, Church Street, Crown Court and Angel Court to make sure you don't miss any of the internationally themed stalls and entertainment.  Food demos will be happening, the Great Godalming Sausage Off and delicacies and delights from around the world.


July 2-3, 2016  Cheese and Chilli Festival
Basingstoke, Hampshire, England
Everyone who loves cheese needs to come along to this fantastic event. There will be so many different types of cheeses available to sample and buy; you will be spoilt for choice.  There are many local and regional cheeses on offer. You will be able to talk to those directly responsible for the cheese so if you fancy learning more about the cheese itself simply come along to one of our organised talks by a local cheese expert who will be telling you more about the origins of cheese, its potted history and various production techniques. As well as cheese, there are the obvious compliments such as wine, bread etc. which will have a presence at the event also.  Cost: £5 Adults, Senior £3, Children Free.  By special request, we will be offering a wine master class this year for Free. 

July 2-9, 2016  Streatham Festival
Streatham High Road, London, England
Every year Streatham enjoys a fantastic week of creative events. It”s energetic and colourful, rich and diverse – bringing an exciting array of performances to the neighbourhood.

July 3, 2016  Skipton Sheep Day
Skipton, North Yorkshire, England
With the help of The Young Farmers Association, visitors will find it hard to miss all the fantastic Dales related fun, with vintage tractors, sheep racing, a ducking stool, live sheep and much more, as well as our other entertainment including demonstrations.

July 4-5, 2016  Imbibe Live 2016 - London, England
The one and only event that focuses on the entire world of on-trade specific drinks – from wines, beers and spirits, to cocktails, soft drinks, mixers, tea, coffee, waters and other associated products.

July 6-7, 2016  Livestock Event & National Dairy Show
Birmingham, England
The Livestock Event, organised by RABDF Events Ltd and principally sponsored by Barclays, is the leading event for the UK livestock sector.  It presents a unique opportunity for all dairy, beef, sheep, goat, pig and poultry farmers as well as farm managers, stockman, consultants, processors and retailers to see the best livestock, equipment, products and services available in the UK market.


July 8-10, 2016  The Allergy + Free From Show
Olympia, London, England
The UK's largest annual gathering of people living with food intolerances, coeliac disease, allergies, and more. Seminars, demos, workshops and shopping for innovative products.  This year, we’re giving you even more…your ticket not only gives you access to The Allergy & Free From Show, but also V Delicious (veggie heaven!), Love Natural Love Organic AND The Back Pain Show!

July 8-10, 2016  Oxford Symposium on Food & Cookery
St Catherine's College, Oxford, England
2016 Theme: Offal.  This event brings together writers, historians, sociologists, anthropologists, scientists, chefs and others who specialise in the study of food in history, its place in contemporary societies, and related scientific developments.

July 8-10, 2016  Kent County Show - Kent, England
The Kent County Show is a showcase event for farming, countryside and rural life.  The three day event brings together the very best of Kent with animals and food, fun and excitement and above all a sense of what ‘The Garden of England’ has to offer.  The Agricultural area of the Show boasts large displays of cattle, sheep and goats as well as a large Poultry and Egg show. Livestock competitions, sheep shearing demonstrations and modern machinery displays take place throughout the day.  The impressive display from Kent Young Farmers Clubs can also be found in this area, showcasing all the animals from their farms.

July 8-10, 2016  Foodies Festival
Blackheath Common, London, England

July 9, 2016  46th World Peashooting Championship
Witcham, Cambridgeshire, England
First held in 1971, the contest was the idea of local schoolmaster Mr. Tyson, as a way to raise funds for a village hall. He had caught some students shooting peas at each other. Proceeds from the international event still go towards the upkeep of the village hall.  2nd Saturday in July.

July 9, 2016  Mortimer Country Food Fair
Bucknell, Shropshire, England
The Mortimer Country Food Fair promotes local food and craft producers, by featuring their products to local people who may be unaware of how superb the food produced around them really is.

July 9-10, 2016  9th Pommery Dorset Seafood Festival
Weymouth Harbour, Dorset, England
The award winning, free to attend Pommery Dorset Seafood Festival brings together champagne and seafood, family entertainment and a great opportunity to gain a better understanding of the superb seafood available to us just off our wonderful shores.

July 9-10, 2016  Great British Food Festival
Shugbrough Estate, Staffordshire, England
Along with wonderful food and drink there'll be chef demos, man v food and cake competitions, artisan talks, games & activities for the kids, and excellent live music.

July 15-17, 2016  Foodies Festival
Tatton Park, Cheshire, England

July 16, 2016  Oundle Food Festival
Oundle, Peterborough, Northamptonshire, England
Part of the Oundle International Festival, July 8-16, 2016.  Real food products, tasting opportunities, master classes on bread baking, fresh spices, homemade preserves, curious chutneys and pickles, freshly picked vegetables, salad crops  and cheeses. Seasonal fresh fruits, cordials, cake, scones and Italian style ice creams. Homemade juices, sips of English wines and beers – a celebration of all that is good and wholesome from our land.  Advice on growing our own vegetables. English Willow baskets, bee keeping demonstration, street music, buskers and children’s activities.

July 16-17, 2016  Essex Festival of Food and Drink
Braintree, Essex, England
Have we got a treat in store for all food-lovers when you head to the festival this year. Over 120 producers will come together to serve up a giant feast. Join us to sample some excellent local food, exciting and unusual flavours from the street food traders and soak up the atmosphere at the outdoor Food Court listening to live music whilst quaffing your favourite tipple!  We have three fabulous cookery theatres packed full of demonstrations and Master classes throughout the weekend and we haven't forgotten our mini master chefs. There will be kids cookery classes with the talented Ursula Ferrigno every hour on each day.  And what's more, one ticket price gets you the whole festival experience with no added extras! Even the kids cookery classes are free.

July 17-19, 2016  Bellavita Food & Wine Expo
London, England
International Trade Show dedicated to the outstanding quality of genuine Italian produce.  During the 3 days of trading, Bellavita Theatre will be hosting an interactive stage including:  - Live Events - International Experts - Celebrity Chefs Experience - Buyers Round Tables - Tasting Sessions - Product Launches - Local Traditions’ Promotional Initiatives.  With over 150 Italian producers attending, this will be an unmissable opportunity to meet the excellence of Italy!

July 21-23, 2016  Kent Camra Beer Festival
Canterbury, Kent, England
“Beer on the farm” is the unofficial motto of the Kent Beer Festival. Kent has a rich brewing heritage and you'll find beers from nearly all 22 Kent breweries, as well as beers from other British breweries, real ale, & real cider.

July 21-31, 2016  Whitstable Oyster Festival
Whitstable, Kent, England
Today’s week-long festival, a colourful celebration packed with food & drink, music, parades, competitions, bbqs and many many other great events, is actually a  modern revival of an ancient holy festival dating way back to Norman times.  Today’s celebration symbolically recreates the ‘Landing of the Oysters’. Whitstable’s very own Sea Scouts land the oysters, which then go on receive a formal ‘Blessing’ before being presented to the Lord Mayor.  The blessed oysters are then distributed to the town’s inns, bars and restaurants via the vibrant and colourful Festival Parade as it travels through the historic centre.  Then, for the following seven jam packed days, Whitstable continues to celebrate.  Food festivals, music & comedy, giant beach-side screenings, children’s activities, recitals, oyster eating competitions, mud tugs and  family BBQ’s take place across the towns beaches, harbour and parks. In fact over 80 events take place across the week.

July 23, 2016  Vegan Festival Sheffield
Sheffield, England
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.

July 23-24, 2016  Cosford Food Festival
Cosford RAF Museum, Shropshire, England
A whole host of independent food and drink suppliers from across Shropshire, Staffordshire and the West Midlands will be exhibiting a wide range of local, fresh and handmade produce.  With cooking demonstrations, food and drink giveaways and entertainment taking place over the weekend, it is sure to be a great day out.

July 23-24, 2016  Great British Food Festival
Kelmarsh Hall, Northamptonshire, England
Along with wonderful food and drink there'll be chef demos, man v food and cake competitions, artisan talks, games & activities for the kids, and excellent live music.

July 23-24, 2016  Cheese and Chilli Festival
Guildford, 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.

July 23-24, 2016  Midlands Food and Drink Festival
Warwickshire, England
Midlands Food and Drink Festival will provide a maze of foodie fun including everything from local artisan food producer, the finest kitchen home wear products and some of the Midlands best street food traders, creating a multi sensory food and shopping experience for all ages to enjoy.  A live cookery theatre will host some of the best local chefs, providing an interactive opportunity for attendees to learn from some of Midlands culinary gems and even some Michelin starred experts.

July 25, 2016  Woolsery & District Agricultural Show
Woolsery, Devon, England
The show has been held annually since 1892, changing from a half day to a whole day about forty years ago, having grown to the major event it is now. The show's present home is Clovelly Court, which gives it space to accommodate the six horse and numerous livestock rings.  Classes include crafts, cattle and sheep, together with horse and pony competitions. There will be a display of vintage farm machinery, a display of hounds and a sheep tent to see all things sheepish. You'll find bustling trade stalls offering locally made crafts and food with plenty to interest the children.  It's a great summer day out for all the family!  The gates open at 9 am and the show culminates with the Parade of Vintage Machinery at 4.30 pm.

July 28-30, 2016  Bishops Stortford Beer Festival
Bishop's Stortford, England
Large selection of Rare and interesting Real Ales & Ciders from both small local breweries and from further afield.  BBQ Food, Rolls and Sandwiches available. Hog Roast Friday Evening.

July 29-31, 2016  Scarborough Seafest
Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England
Scarborough's 18th Annual Seafest Maritime Festival.  A weekend full of free live music, free cooking demonstrations and entertainment.  Highlights this year includes workshops and a performance by Leeds band Hope and Social, headliners at last year’s Yorkshire Festival; ukulele band Some Like it Ossett; poetry from A Firm of Poets; street theatre from Artizani Theatre Company, Artemis Lion Fish and Talking Birds, and a brand new arts marquee, with free drop-in arts sessions and story-telling.  There’ll also be rock-pooling and fossil-hunting walks from Hidden Horizons, a line-up of top chefs from around the region giving cookery demonstrations, a full programme of music headed by DJ Tooley, and the traditional blessing of the boats.

2015 ENGLAND - JULY 2015
Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos

(these events are waiting for new dates)

July 16, 2015  Mouth of the Tweed Food Festival
Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, England
More than a dozen stalls from food and drink producers located within a 16 mile radius of the mouth of the River Tweed at Berwick-upon-Tweed.  Sample the tastes and discover the story of our local food.  Enjoy a boat trip on the River Tweed and explore our Food Heritage Trail.

July 25-26, 2015  Crabstock Shellfish Festival
The Obelisk Centre, Northampton, England
Adrian Bartlett,  the festival’s founder, says: “Crabstock is a lot of fun for all the family, but it’s also about teaching people about the health benefits of eating Great British shellfish as well as the social and economic importance of supporting the country’s fishing industry."


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

(these events are waiting for new dates)

July 5-6, 2014  Food & Drink Festival at Corfe Castle
Wareham, Dorset, England
Come and sample the best food and drink from a wide range of local producers. There will also be regular cookery demonstrations.

July 18, 2014  Wild Food Foraging with Chris Bax
Grassington, North Yorkshire, England
Foraging for food is the latest food trend. Join us for a day in the hedgerows and meadows in Grassington,  learning to find, identify & prepare edible plants, seeds, nuts, flowers and fungi with Chris Bax from Taste the Wild as seen on BBC Country File, Blue Peter and ITV.

July 19-20, 2014  Fylde Artisan Food Festival
Kirkham, Lancashire, England
The Fylde Artisan Food Festival is a fun 'Foodie Day Out' perfect for enjoying the latest freshest produce, Street Food pop-up dining and Craft Beer and Cider, along with Lifestyle and Crafts stalls.


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

(these events are waiting for new dates)

July 13-14, 2013  Glynde Food & English Wine Festival
Lewes, East Sussex, England
“I am very sad to announce the closure of the Glynde Food & English Wine Festival.  It has not been an easy decision to make but after seven years the hard choice had to be made.”


2012 ENGLAND - JULY 2012
Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos

(these events are waiting for new dates)

July 21-22, 2012  Pylewell Park Food and Drink Festival
Lymington, Hampshire, England
There will be a wide range of Farmers Market Producers from the region. An International Food to Go arena. Cookery demonstrations and theatre from celebrity Chefs. Horticultural and Garden displays. A varied production of performing arts both contemporary and classical. On site Restaurants. Seafood and Champagne Bar. Real Ale Marquee. Pimms Bar. Local Cider Bar. New forest and Hampshire Wines. Laser Clay Pigeon Shooting. Stilt Walkers. Family Camping. +Many more attractions & countryside pursuits+.


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

(these events are waiting for new dates)

July 24-25, 2010  Melford Hall Food & Drink Festival
Melford, Suffolk, England
In a National Trust property in a beautiful and ancient area of Suffolk. Beautiful grounds for the public to enjoy. This is a lovely location. We will be adding additional attractions.


2009 ENGLAND - JULY 2009
Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos

(these events are waiting for new dates)

July 7-10, 2009  The Royal Show - Warwickshire, England
This was the LAST Royal Show. It has been replaced by a whole new series of events at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire.



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