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2017 ENGLAND - MAY 2017
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May 24-25, 2017  Grassland & Muck 2017
Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, England
The Industry Event of Grass, Forage and Muck.  Grassland & Muck 2017 will be bigger and better than ever and will be your chance to see all the latest machines in action. The 190 acre event covers every aspect of grassland management, helping you make the most of your grass, from varieties and establishment to harvesting, baling, ensiling and feeding.  Manage your Muck - the latest on storage, handling, analysis and application of manures, with demonstrations of all the latest muck spreaders and slurry tankers.

 


2018 ENGLAND - MAY 2018
Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos


May 10 , 2018  Grassland UK 2018
The Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, England
The country's major national grassland event, this one-day triennial show looks to cover every aspect of the livestock farmer's interests.

 

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

these events are waiting for new dates

May 2, 2016  Stilton Cheese Rolling
Stilton, Cambridgeshire, England
Cheese Rolling has become an annual event in Stilton and every May Day hundreds of villagers and visitors make their way to the main street to watch the teams battling for the honour of being called the 'Stilton Cheese Rolling Champions'.

 

May 3-5, 2016  The London Wine Fair - London, England
It's often been said that the London International Wine Fair is the single most important event in the international wine and spirits calendar. No other trade event has the same diversity of wine and spirits without any bias towards a particular country or region. It's as if the global wine business has come together for three days. Trade only event.

May 7, 2016  Vegan Festival Newcastle
Newcastle, England
The festival will attract thousands of people from all over the UK!  With around 150 companies exhibiting and around 2000 registrations expected, the Vegan Festival is set to be the regions first vegan and animal welfare festival. There is no better way to market, promote and develop your vegan business this year.

 

May 7-8, 2016  Christchurch Food and Wine Festival
Christchurch, Dorset, England
A central focus of the event is the international food market where you can buy and eat wonderful food from around the world. Celbrity Chefs and food experts have all been involved in the festival. We also hold numerous themed events during the festival week at many of the local high qulaity restaurants.

May 7-22, 2016  Eat Cambridge - Cambridge, England
Eat Cambridge is an annual festival of food and drink created in 2013 with the aim of showing off our fabulous local independent producers to local food fans throughout the county of Cambridgeshire. The festival takes place in May and features a fortnight of fantastic local food and drink, a jam-packed two-week schedule of tasty fringe events and a huge food and drink fair at the Corn Exchange in the historic city of Cambridge.

May 10-11, 2016  Caffè Culture 2016 - London, England
Caffè Culture Show is the nation’s leading gathering place for the café and coffee community, continuing to bring together all those who have a passion for pushing the industry forward. Whether you are a start-up or are looking for new ways to make your existing operation even better, Caffè Culture is the place to be to discover, learn, share and celebrate all that is great about this industry.

May 10-11, 2016  British Pig & Poultry Fair 2016
Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, England
Held biennially at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire, the two day British Pig & Poultry Fair attracts over 300 exhibitors from the pig, poultry meat and egg sectors and over 10,000 visitors.

May 12, 2016  UK Soft Drinks Industry Conference
London, England
Zenith’s annual UK Soft Drinks Industry Conference will once again bring together key leaders, innovators, opinion formers and analysts to provide a complete overview of the current market. This year’s conference takes place over one day in central London.

May 13-15, 2016  Foodies Festival
Clifton Downs, Bristol, England
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.

May 14-15, 2016  National Mills Weekend - England
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 15-16, 2016  RAW Artisan Wine Fair
London, England
150 growers will showcase 500 natural wines, made without the use of sythetic chemicals in the vineyard and few, if any additives in the cellar. A series of events will include talks by keynote speakers.

May 20, 2016  Beef Expo 2016
Bakewell, Derbyshire, England
This year the National Beef Association’s 2015 Beef Expo will be held at The Agricultural Business centre and home to Bakewell Mart.  Bringing together the very best in British commercial and pedigree cattle, equipment, knowledge-sharing, and show classes for everyone involved in the industry, NBA Beef Expo is held at a different venue in the UK each year.  Regularly attracting international visitors and exhibitors from around UK, is the number one showcase for the British beef sector.

May 20-22, 2016
BBC Good Food Show Summer in the City
ExCel, London, England
The BBC Good Food Eat Well Show, featured as part of BBC Good Food Show Summer in the City, is the place to be for all health conscious food lovers. See below to find out what's happening at the Show.

May 21-22, 2016  VegfestUK Bristol - Bristol, England
Welcome to VegfestUK Bristol -  the biggest veggie event anywhere in the world this year (as far as we know).

May 21-22, 2016  Cromer & Sheringham Crab & Lobster Festival - Cromer & Sheringham, Norfolk, England
The Crab and Lobster Festival is a weekend celebration of two lovely coastal towns, Cromer and Sheringham. Historically great rivals, but now joining together as two of Norfolk's premier seaside destinations. The Festival raises money for local charities, and benefits the local economy by attracting more visitors to this wonderful part of the world. It is organised by a diverse group of people who live and work here, helping to foster a real sense of community... and fun!

May 22 , 2016  Essex Young Farmers Country Show
Roxwell, Essex, England
Fancy something special? Want to sample a range of local foods?  Smell, taste and purchase a wider variety of food than ever. We have amalgamated what has in the past been two separate areas – The Food Hall and the Farmers Market. This brings together the very best food available under one roof!  Free Range, Local, Seasonal, Fresh, Organic, Sustainable.  A huge range of fine food and drink, from pork pies to olives, yogurts and cheeses, cider and cakes, cookware, seafood and much, much more. Chat to the producers who take enormous pride in their products and will be happy to tell you about them. Find out how and where they were made and what is required to make them.

May 28-29, 2016  Malton Food Lovers Festival
Malton, North Yorkshire, England
Malton Food Lovers Festival takes place in the streets of Yorkshire's Food Capital. While guests appearances are still to be confirmed, two Festival Patrons have been announced: Prue Leith CBE and BBC chef Valentine Warner. The festival has its 7th outing in 2015, and attracts over 20,000 visitors to the Ryedale market town. Around 160 food and drink stalls will sell the best produce, alongside tutored tasting events, chef demonstrations, music, interviews, book signings, children's entertainment and more.  Entry to the Festival is free, with ticketed events taking place throughout the two-day food celebration.  Attendance: 20,000.

May 28-29, 2016  The Really Wild Food and Countryside Festival - St Davids, Pembrokeshire, England
A Celebration of Food and Countryside Crafts originating from the Wild. Scarecrow competition, The Really Wild Run, food, arts, herbalist walks.

May 28-29, 2016  Food Gusto Food & Drink Festival
Ashby, England
Wine tasting, local produce, demonstrations, beer tent, sample & taste, fun for kids and competitions.

May 28-30, 2016  Great British Food Festival
Harewood House, Yorkshire, England
In May the stunning historic estate of Harewood House, hosts the Great British Food Festival. Along with wonderful food and drink there'll be chef demos, man v food and cake competitions, artisan talks, games and activities for the kids, and excellent live music.

May 28-30, 2016  Foodies Festival
Syon Park, London, England
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.

May 28-30, 2016  The Great Food and Drink Festival
Nottingham Castle, Nottingham, England
The Great Food and Drink Festival is a celebration of all things food and drink throughout the East Midlands.  There are 100’s of stalls selling high quality local produce and a large range of hot food vendors to satisfy all tastes and appetites.  Come check out the retail area with stalls selling home and kitchen goods, artisan crafts.  Watch a host of celebrity chefs with daily cooking demonstrations, there are also demonstrations by local food producers like cheese making, bakers and butchers as well as beer and wine master classes.  There will also be a selection of live music throughout the day, which will ensure that all your senses, taste, touch, hear, sight and of course smell are entertained throughout the day.  You will find plenty of activities to keep children entertained from face painting, pizza making and a whole host of rides and play areas to keep the younger generation entertained.

May 30, 2016  Cheese Rolling at Cooper's Hill in Gloucestershire 2016
Cooper's Hill, Gloucestershire, England
Officially canceled since 2010 due to safety concerns, BUT loyal fans and competitors continue an unofficial version drawing thousands of spectators each year.  Competitors run, roll & somersault themselves down the steep (1:2 gradient), grassy slopes of Cooper's Hill in pursuit of a 7- 8 lb (4kg) Double Gloucester cheese. The event has been taking place for possibly hundreds of years. Documentary evidence shows that Cheese Rolling on Cooper's Hill was already an old tradition in the early 1800s.

 

2015 ENGLAND - MAY 2015
Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos
these events are waiting for new dates

May 9-10, 2015  Spring Festival: Beer, Bangers & Bread
Ludlow, Shropshire, England
Like a Beer Festival but better.... With over 180 real ales, live music, 60+ local food and drink producers, classic cars,a host of talks and demonstrations, entertainment, trails and much more.

May 24, 2015  The South of England Food & Drink Festival
Ardingly, Sussex, England
Join us at the Showground in Ardingly for a day of amazing artisan food, great live music and family fun. Have your say in who will win The Sussex Food & Drink Awards ‘Street Food of the Year’.

 

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

these events are waiting for new dates

May 10-11, 2014  The Home and Leisure Show
Wherstead, Ipswich, Suffolk, England
If you’re thinking of re-invigorating your home and garden, getting new gadgets for your hobbies or looking for great new ways to spend your leisure time, then this show is for you!

May 16-26, 2014  Flavours of India - Alchemy
London, England
Southbank Centre’s Alchemy Festival: Southbank Centre Square (behind the Royal Festival Hall) is transformed into a bustling Indian market with a variety of fashion, jewellery, arts and crafts, Carrom playing, henna artists and entertainment reflecting the richness of India’s cultural traditions. Food, though, will be taking centre stage!  From the best restaurants and most creative and talented London chefs, to the most authentic, regional street food -so integral to daily life across India- Flavours of India celebrates the full gastronomic diversity of this amazing continent.

May 23-26, 2014  Sunderland Festival of Food
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England
Sunderland Festival of Food celebrates the North East’s diversity of food culture through this unique first time event. By bringing together businesses and communities through our passion for food, the Festival will showcase the region’s wealth of produce and suppliers, aiming to raise awareness of sustainable food culture, food poverty and the use of food as part of a healthy lifestyle.

May 24-26, 2014  Celebration of Local Ales and Cider
Clovelly, North Devon, England
Enjoy a range of tasty local brews created with passion by small North Devon brewers.  You're bound to find a tipple to suit your palate and there'll also be some live musical entertainment too, so come along and raise a glass.

May 24-26, 2014  Foodies Festival
Marble Hill House, London, England
Foodies Festival, the UK’s largest celebration of food & drink is excited to bring Foodies Festival to Marble Hill House for the first time this year.  Join us for a celebration of fine food and drink in a beautiful outdoor setting.  We have top chefs cooking in the Chef’s Theatre; wine, beer, and cocktails in the Drink’s Theatre; join top pastry chefs in the brand new Chocolate, Cake, Bake and Preserves Theatre, and kids can learn to cook too in the Children’s Cookery Theatre.

May 30-June 1, 2014  Stratford Food Festival At the Races
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England
The Stratford Food Festival will not be taking place in 2015, organisers have made the decision to take a year out in order to allow for adequate planning time and developments to bring the event back for 2016

May 30-June 1, 2014  Foodies Festival
Kenwood House, London, England
We are excited to bring Foodies Festival to Kenwood House for the first time this year.  Join us for a celebration of fine food and drink in a beautiful outdoor setting.  We have top chefs cooking in the Chef’s Theatre; wine, beer, and cocktails in the Drink’s Theatre; join top pastry chefs in the brand new Chocolate, Cake, Bake and Preserves Theatre, and kids can learn to cook too in the Children’s Cookery Theatre.

 

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

(these events are waiting for new dates)

May 10-12, 2013  Foodie Show Dorset
Dorchester, Dorset, England
The event has a sprinkle of celebrity stardust for added flavour as well as a huge home, gift and food fair. Cookery demonstrations throughout the three days.  'Cake Off - anyone can enter and all you need do is register, bake a themed cake, cupcake or incredibly tasty cake and the top chefs will make the final cut.  Families are most welcome at this event as children are exceptionally well catered for. As well as plenty of tasty treats children can look forward to the gruesome yet funny Punch & Judy shows, Robin Hood role play and face painting. Live music throughout the day by local musicians adds a welcoming backdrop to this popular event. The Event is at the Dorchester FC Stadium on Weymouth Avenue, tickets can be bought in advance under 16s are free.

 

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

(these events are waiting for new dates)

May 5-6, 2012  Tewkesbury Food and Drink Festival
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England
Tewkesbury Food and Drink Festival cancelled for 2012

May 8-15, 2012  Brick Lane Curry Festival
London, England
Presented by local restauranteurs in association with the Baishaki Mela (Bangladeshi New Year), the famous Brick Lane Curry Festival returns for its 11th year. Well known for the rich culinary delights that can be found from Bangladesh and India, the area is a haven for curry lovers and one of the most famous iconic roads in the UK for visitors.

May 10-13, 2012  Art, Design & A Taste of Summer
Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England
This prestigous show hosts some the the UK's finest contemporary artists, designers, craftsmen and women. Some of the best national and regional producers of food and drink will be showcased at Taste of Summer.

May 12-13, 2012  The Essex Food Show - Essex, England
A superb range of food, drinks & kitchen accessories and great entertainment. Over 130 trade stalls all undercover. This is your opportunity to check out a vast range of really good food and drink, not available in your local supermarket. Attendance: 5,000.

 

2011 ENGLAND - MAY 2011
Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos

(these events are waiting for new dates)

May 12-15, 2011  La Dolce Vita Market
Reading, Berkshire, England
Visit The Riverside for La Dolce Vita Italian Market. Offering a wide variety of Italian products: from bread, olive oil, pasta, green pesto, cheese, arancini, cured meats, wines, olives, pastries, confectionary, murano glass and more.

May 28-30, 2011  Clovelly Celebration of Local Ales and Cider
Clovelly, North Devon, England
Enjoy a range of tasty local brews.  These unique local ales and ciders are not industrially manufactured, but created with passion by small North Devon breweries.

 

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

(these events are waiting for new dates)

May 20, 2010  World Cup Wine Tasting Event
Quba, Sheffield, England, UK
2010 is the year for the World Cup to be held in South Africa. To celebrate, Quba, a UK web design agency from Sheffield is organising a wine tasting event with wines from the region, under the guidance of Pieter Ferreira. Guests may also participate in a number of spot prize competitions and a team quiz.

May 22-23, 2010  Wholly Herbs - West Sussex, England
West Dean Gardens. Whether it be basil with tomato, sage with pork, lavender to scent your linen, peppermint for your tea or arnica for bruises, Wholly Herbs celebrates the not-so-humble herbs in all their diversity.

May 29-31, 2010  Taste of Asia at 'Celebrasian'
London, England, UK
A food event at 'Celebrasian', a series of  high quality events which take place every summer in London. Live kitchen demonstrations from celebrity chefs plus all the ingredients you need for great food or travel.

 

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