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England: March Food, Beverage and Agricultural Events

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2019 ENGLAND - MARCH 2019
Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos
(see also: 2018  -  2017  -  2016  -  2015  -  2013  -  2012)


 

March 2, 2019  Essex Vegan Festival
Colchester, Essex, England
80+ fantastic stalls, world food caterers, exciting cookery demos, inspirational talks, interactive workshops, yoga and children’s activities running throughout the day at Colchester Charter Hall from 10.30am – 4.30pm.

March 5, 2019
Olney Pancake Race
Olney, England
At 11:55 am on Shrove Tuesday each year, energetic local ladies in traditional housewife attire (including skirt, apron and scarf) run 415 yards through the streets of Olney  carrying a frying pan. Pancakes are tossed at the start of the race and the winner must toss her pancake again at the finish. The race has been run since around 1445 and since 1950, the contest has been an international event between Olney and the town of Liberal, Kansas in America

March 5-7, 2019  ExpoWest Cornwall
Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge Cornwall, England
This event showcases product from Travel & Tourism, Business Services, Food & Beverage industries.

March 6, 2019  Farm Expo - Kent Event Centre, Kent, England
A new event for 2019, Farm Expo offers machinery, supplies, and services for the agricultural industry. With tradestands, seminars, debates, and networking opportunities, Farm Expo looks towards the future of farms, farming, and rural enterprises. Organised by the Kent County Agricultural Society and free to attend, Farm Expo is a key date in the agricultural calendar.

March 6, 2019  The British Pie Awards
Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England
Sponsored by the Melton Mowbray Pork Pie Association, the festival celebrates the heritage of the British pie, promotes regional specialties, supports British produce and recognises the craft of bakers, butchers and other producers.

March 7, 2019  Agri-Expo - Maidstone, Kent, England
EVENT CANCELED FOR 2019.

March 10-11, 2019  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.

March 10-11, 2019  Harrogate Fine Food Show 2019
Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England
Brings together over 150 exhibitors each year from the UK and overseas and features the Guild of Fine Food's live, interactive theatre of teach-ins and workshops.

 

March 11-12, 2019
International Bulk Wine and Spirits Show (IBWSS)
London, England
International Bulk Wine and Spirits Show (IBWSS) which is an annual show in San Francisco that caters to the US bulk wine, bulk spirits and private label buyers now also comes to London at The Royal Horticultural Halls Lindley Hall.  Open to trade professionals only, IBWSS will give wineries, importers, supermarkets, retailers, restaurants, distilleries and other buyers a premier international platform to source bulk wine and spirits and meet private label suppliers.

March 12, 2019  UK Bottled Water Industry Conference - London, England
Zenith’s annual UK Bottled Water 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.

March 15-18, 2019  Yorkshire Cajun and Zydeco Festival
Malton, North Yorkshire, England
EVENT CANCELLED FOR 2019.  The original promoters are no longer organising this event and, as much as we’d like to be able to host it again in 2019, the Milton Rooms doesn’t currently have sufficient volunteers to take on the substantial amount of specialist planning and management required.  We will keep in mind the possibility of 2020 event and review again during the first quarter of 2019.

March 16, 2019  World’s Original Marmalade Awards & Festival
Dalemain Mansion & Gardens, Cumbria, England
Annual World's Original Marmalade Awards & Festival takes place at the historic Dalemain Mansion in the Lake District.  The Marmalade Awards is the leading competition for open-pan marmalades recognised nationally and internationally. Bronze, Silver and Gold awards will be given with a Double Gold to the outright winner

March 16-17, 2019  Spring Food, Home & Craft Fair
Cressing Temple, near Witham, Essex, England
Cookery and other demonstrations take place throughout the weekend and your entry ticket includes these. Demos from Chef/Compere Ondine Hartgroves (Masterchef), Ian Cumming (BBC Bake Off) Saturday, Saira Hamilton (Masterchef Finalist), Sunday,  launching her new Cookery Book as well as Victoria McNeill the British Herbs expert. The Cressing Gardening Team will also answer your spring gardening questions and you can take a tour of the walled garden with them.

March 17-20, 2019  IFE - International Food & Drink Event
London, England
IFE is the UK’s biggest and most important food & drink trade show. Bursting with inspiration, this biennial exhibition provides an unrivalled opportunity to source pioneering and new food & drink products for your business.

March 20-21, 2019  Tourism and Travel Show - Birmingham, England
The British Tourism & Travel show is Britain & Ireland’s essential domestic tourism exhibition. Returning to the NEC in 2018, it is packed full of inspirational travel ideas to ensure that your forthcoming brochures, programmes and itineraries are fresh and innovative, even for the most seasoned traveller.  With over 250+ exhibitors from the length and breadth of the British Isles, a host of features and informative seminars, we are certain that you’ll have an enjoyable and productive day.

March 23, 2019  Live A Better Life Vegan Fair - Liverpool, England
Our massive events in Liverpool! Helping you to Live A Better Life with 130 stalls offering everything from delicious vegan food and drink to natural beauty and handmade gifts!  Vegan bars, cookery demonstrations, talks and workshops will add to the events.  Saturday March 23, 2019 and Saturday September 21, 2019.  10am - 5pm - St George's Hall.

March 23-24, 2019  VegfestUK Brighton - Brighton, England
VegfestUK Brighton is a celebration of all things vegan with loads of stalls serving awesome food as well as bodycare, clothes, accessories, gifts and also lots of campaigning groups and merchandise, plus stacks of info, talks, demos, performances, passion and positive energy. Loads of freebies and tasters add to the attraction.

March 24, 2019  Holiday & Leisure Show - Dover, Kent, England
The Holiday and Leisure Show, launched in February 2013, attracts over 2,000 quality visitors of all ages - from not only Kent and Sussex but from as far afield as London, Essex, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Suffolk and focuses on the many varied leisure opportunities that exist throughout the South East, as well as national and international destinations and attractions.  The show is associated with major tourism bodies and has been endorsed by: Tourism South East -as the Group Travel show for the Kent region. Visit Kent, Sussex Top Attractions and the Association of Tourist Attractions in Kent and are all recognised as official partners.

March 29-30, 2019  Whisky Live - London, England
Whisky Live is the international celebration of whisky, bringing all the whiskies of the world together under one roof. Whisky Live prides itself on bringing together the finest whiskies, great food and a range of education and entertainment to make learning about whisky both fun and stimulating.  Whether you are a whisky enthusiast an uninitiated newcomer or just looking for a day out that offers you something different Whisky Live has something for everyone.   Whisky Live gives you the unique opportunity to sample the greatest whiskies in the world, whilst mingling with the producers and distillers, marketers and visitor centre staff, all under one roof. In addition to learning about the world of whisky, you will be able to sample rare and sought-after whiskies and meet the stars of the industry.   Each event has its own local flavour and provides the greatest insight into this greatest of spirits. With great food, masterclasses and much more, Whisky Live is a great day out and a memorable experience.
 

2018 ENGLAND - MARCH 2018
Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos
(these events are waiting for new dates)

March 5-8, 2018  Hotelympia 2018 - London, England
The UK's largest hospitality and foodservice event renowned for its leading product showcase, live features and culinary competitions.  Attendance: 26,000.

March 10, 2018 - Blackpool Vegan and Green Festival
Blackpool, Lancashire, England
50 stalls, including 6 caterers, talks and films about veganism and fracking, free food, free guides on how to go vegan, and free vegan recipe booklets. 10 minutes walk from Blackpool North train station.

March 10-11, 2018 - Squires Kitchen’s Exhibition - Farnham, Surrey, England
The event attracts thousands of enthusiasts from all over the world who come to see displays, watch demonstrations, discover new trends and techniques, buy the latest products and learn more about their favourite pastime or profession.

March 14-16, 2018  London Drinker Beer & Cider Festival - London, England
Organised by Camra (Campaign for Real Ale), the event will be held at the Camden Centre, Bidborough Street.  Over 150 real ales, ciders, perries and importd beers including London Draught and Bottled Beer Bars.  The London Drinker Beer Festival is the longest running London beer festival in one place.
 

2017 ENGLAND - MARCH 2017
Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos
(these events are waiting for new dates)

March 25, 2017  Oxford Vegan Festival - Oxford, England
The first Oxford Vegan Festival takes place from 10.30am-5pm. The venue is the Kassam Stadium Conference and Events Centre.  Entry is £3 on the day (with a limited amount of £2.50 advance tickets) with kids coming free. VIP tickets with goodie bags are available.  The Festival is organised by Farplace Animal Rescue. We are a UK animal rescue who help specialist cases like FIV+ cats and have helped many such cases in need from across the UK. We help animals from all over the UK and believe promoting veganism helps as many animals as our direct rescue work. All the profits from the festival will directly help animals.
 

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

(these events are waiting for new dates)

March 12-13, 2016  Kendal Festival of Food - Kendal, Cumbria, England
NEXT EVENT IS IN 2018. Now entering its 7th year, Kendal Festival of Food is an exciting two day celebration of all things food and drink. Following the success of the 2015 festival we’re pulling out all the stops to bring you an action packed line up of food events from our popular England’s North Country Market to a full timetable of demonstrations, talks and tutored tastings from some of our very own food heroes. We will also be introducing new elements to the festival in 2016, so keep visiting our website for the latest news on Kendal Festival of Food.

March 14-15, 2016 - 14th Annual World Food Technology & Innovation Forum
London, England
The World Food Technology and Innovation Forum brings together the world leaders in food research and development, food innovation, marketing and food technology to debate, and shape the future of the food industry.

March 17 , 2016  Expo Peru - London, England
Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to discover a range of Peruvian suppliers in London. Peru’s expert food industry ensures that all produce excels trading standards across the world, offering flexibility, competitive prices and certified products, such as HACCP, Organic, Kosher, BRC, Global GAP, Fair Trade.

March 25-27, 2016  The Chocolate Festival - London, Islington, England
Every chocoholic deserves a visit to The Chocolate Festival. Join us and savour the creations of the world’s finest chocolatiers – both from Britain and beyond.  You’ll discover dozens of stalls showcasing artisan produced chocolate made from pure ingredients. Here’s the perfect place to snap up treats for discerning friends and family. Of course, shopping is a hungry business. So treat yourself to the many delights on offer. You’ll find everything from hot chocolate to chocolate cakes, chocolate churros to chocolate pretzels, chocolate chilli to chocolate cocktails.
 

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

(these events are waiting for new dates)

March 9-10, 2015  Eat Expo - Ipswich, Suffolk, England
Suffolk East Anglia Trade: Catering, Hospitality, Food Retail, Leisure & Tourism.  The One Stop Shop Trade Only Exhibition for anyone working in or supplying to the hospitality, catering, leisure, tourism and food retail sectors in the East Anglia region.

March 28-April 6, 2015  Funtastic Fudge Hunt - Clovelly, North Devon, England
20 fudge stones will be hidden in the village for 10 days leading up to and over Easter.  Find one and take it to the Fudge Shop at the Vistor Centre and discover how much fudge you have won.  If you find Number 20, you will win a whole kilo of fudge made up of eight different flavours - what a treat!  And you can come back and try again.  One stone redeemable per visiting family per day.  Normal admission charges apply, please consult website for details.
 

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

(these events are waiting for new dates)

March 1-3, 2013  The Meadows Spring Food & Drink Fayre
Chelmsford, Essex, England
Be sure to visit our Spring Food & Drink Fayre where you’ll find a scrumptious selection of fresh local produce alongside some continental favourites! A great place to pick up some Mother’s Day and Easter treats!
 

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

(these events are waiting for new dates)

March 12-13, 2012  Northern Restaurant and Bar 2012
Manchester, England
Northern Restaurant and Bar is the exhibition for the region's restaurants, bars, hotels and pubs that puts inspirational business ideas, industry networking and 300 top suppliers under one roof on your doorstep.

 

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