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England: September Food, Beverage and Agricultural Events

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September 1, 2019
Lobster and Crab Feast
Clovelly, North Devon, England
We pay tribute to Clovelly's famous lobsters and crabs with a day of live folk music, quay kitchens, beer tasting, a prize draw, arts and crafts stalls and cookery demonstration.  For the children there's street theatre, walkabout magic, balloon modelling and The National Trust event-themed craft activities.  The Red Lion Harbour restaurant will be offering lobster and crab platters, with a complimentary glass of bubbly.  The National Lobster Hatchery, Padstow, will bring along a tank of baby lobsters, to be later released into the sea. Normal admission charges apply, please consult website for details.

September 7-8, 2019  The Surrey Chilli Festival
East Molesey, Surrey, England
We aim to have up to 100 different stalls which will consist of food stalls, market place traders and drink outlets showcasing their products, and of course that chilli theme piece!  As with all our events that we put on we love to have that community family feel so there will be a couple of rides and some inflatables for the children to enjoy but keeping our main focus on the event being around the Chilli food festival.  There will be lots of Chilli themed competitions, tasting and games happening.  there will be a number of acts performing to the public throughout the day while you sit and relax in our seating area enjoying the vast array of different cuisines on offer. There will also be a number of different bars offering various beverages ranging from Champagne to branded lager for everyone to sit and enjoy.

September 7-8, 2019 - Food Gusto Food & Drink Festival - Tamworth, England
Wine tasting, local produce, demonstrations, beer tent, sample & taste, fun for kids and competitions.

September 7-8, 2019 - Malton Harvest Food Festival
Malton, North Yorkshire, England
Game from the moors, shellfish from the coast. What Malton does best!  A festival of live demos from Michelin starred chefs, cookery lessons, talks, tastings, family entertainment, 60 produce stalls, festival bar, live music & the best Yorkshire street food!  The Festival is free to enter with amazing live music all day and linked trips to Talbot Yard Food Court to taste the famous Made in Malton products!

September 14, 2019 - Big Olney Food Festival - Olney, England
This 2 day food and music spectacular is organised by the volunteer group Olney Events.  More a street party than a food festival it is a lovely event that raises funds for local charities.

September 19-21, 2019  2nd Edition of Euro-Global Conference on Food Science and Technology - London, England
The aim to discuss and disseminate the current trends and advances in Food Science, Food Technology, Food Chemistry and many more interesting Topics.


  Scope of Food Science Conference 2019: FAT 2019 provides an effective and timely platform for cutting-edge high quality presentations, which serves as a guide to overcome the current challenges in Food Industries.

September 21, 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.

September 21-22, 2019  Great British Food Festival: Arley Hall Food Festival
Arley Hall, Cheshire, England
More than ‘just another food festival’, The Great British Food Festival combines the nation’s love of great food and drink with some of the country’s most treasured locations, providing a unique opportunity to explore new flavours and beautiful venues, all at the same time! Open 10am-5pm each day. Dog friendly.  Entrance ticket includes free on-site parking, free access to the grounds and gardens and access to the Hall for only 50p!

September 25-28, 2019 - Ginger & Spice Festival
Market Drayton, Shropshire, England
The Ginger and Spice Festival is a community fringe festival which takes place annually in and around Market Drayton during British Food Fortnight.  The four day festival celebrates the town’s history and culinary heritage via an eclectic mix of fringe events incorporating talks, demonstrations, walking tours, pop-up restaurants, tastings, community meals, trails, theatre performances, films, stand-up comedy, musical performances, competitions and much more, with a particular focus on promoting seasonal and locally produced food, often with a ginger twist!

Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos
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September 1-2, 2018 - Bexhill Festival of the Sea - Bexhill, England
At the heart of the weekend event is conservation of marine life and our wildlife. You can see demonstrations of seafood cookery and cooking with foraged foods.  Enjoy over 50 stalls highlighting local Sussex produce and global seafood cuisine, English wines, arts & crafts, free angling coaching, children’s fun fair, Morris dancing, belly dancing and a full line up of continuous live music.  The highlight of Saturday’s event will be the Guinness World Record attempt of the Largest Gathering of Mermaids. Come see all the lovely mermaids/mermen and merbabies. Better yet, don a tail and come along. A mermaid-only swim at the Bexhill Leisure Pool is arranged.

September 2, 2018  Vegan Festival - Bradford, 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.

September 2-4, 2018 - Speciality & Fine Food Fair - London, England
Speciality & Fine Food Fair is the leading UK trade event that exclusively targets food and drink buyers from the speciality and artisan food industry. We are now preparing for our annual Speciality & Fine Food Fair and it is going to be better than ever.

September 5, 2018  Women in Dairy - Worcester, England
This year’s Women in Dairy conference will see its speaker line up share their views and tips on how to break the barriers posed by the industry in order to have both successful and profitable careers and businesses.

September 7-8, 2018  Oxford Wine Festival - Oxford Union, Oxford, England
The Oxford Wine Festival is a unique weekend in a magical city. Sample, sniff and savour hundreds of award-winning and rare wines from over twenty countries, as well as take an exclusive look inside one of Oxford's most iconic venues - the Oxford Union. The festival also includes a whole range of tastings led by wine writers, wine sellers, and the vineyards themselves, as well as food and live music.

September 7-9, 2018 - Ludlow Food Festival - Ludlow, Shropshire, England
A Feast of a Festival.  Held every year in Ludlow, the small town with the large reputation for good food and drink - this year's Festival will feature more than 130 top quality small independent food and drink producers from the Marches, the England-Wales border country.

September 8-9, 2018  Sturminster Newton Cheese Festival
Sturminster Newton, Dorset, England
All the usual favourite food and craft stalls will be there with a few new additions and lots of great music on both days. Gather your foodie friends together and come to sample some of the finest food and drink in the South West.

September 8-9, 2018  Leamington Food & Drink Festival
Royal Leamington Spa, South Warwickshire, England
It's a wonderful two day culinary extravaganza, which will once again include an exciting programme of live cookery demonstrations in our open air kitchen, lot's of free tastings, live music from local artists and the extremely popular Taste Trail. Whether you're a serious foodie or someone who just appreciates good food and drink, there will be plenty to entertain you at the festival.

September 14 , 2018  VegfestUK London - London, England
Welcome to VegfestUK London, one of Europe's keynote vegan lifestyle shows! Following 2 highly successful shows at Olympia West visited by a combined total of nearly 20,000 visitors, VegfestUK are moving this thriller of the year to Olympia Central Levels 1 and 3

September 14-16, 2018  Fiery Foods UK Chilli Festival
Brighton, East Sussex, England
FFUK Infamous Chilli-eating Contests - the contest which just keeps getting hotter!  Will Reuben win again or will Daniel take it to the furthest reaches of the chillisphere?  Will Andy the Hat come out of chilli-eating retirement to win for the 4th year running?  Or will YOU be the illustrious winner this year?

September 15, 2018 - 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.

September 15-16, 2018 - Cambridge Food Garden & Produce Show
Cambridge, England
Ever fancied entering your beautiful home-grown fruit and veg in a Produce Show - well now is your chance - The Cambridge Food Garden & Produce Show is an annual event based in the heart of the City and has a very well attended Produce Tent - filled with scrumptious Fruit, Veg, Cakes and other Baked Goodies - and the children can also have a go too!  Attendance: 18,000

September 15-16, 2018  Eat Your Hert Out Food and Drink Festival
Hertford, Hertfordshire, England
The two-day, family-friendly Eat Your Hert Out Festival brings together some of the very best independent restaurants and pubs in Hertfordshire. Each establishment will be hosted under one roof in a luxury marquee and asked to prepare one or two signature dishes that visitors will have the opportunity to purchase. These gourmet tasting plates will be available throughout the day for visitors to sample whilst enjoying the entertainment, fine wines, boutique local beers, and exciting artisan spirits.  Entertainment is in the form of Foodie master classes for both adults and children, including one from a very special Great British Bake Off guest. There will also be a programme of children’s entertainment, local bands and a DJ - Eat Your Hert Out will be a foodie’s paradise and a weekend to remember for all the family.  Eat Your Hert Out will not only bring the Hertfordshire foodie community together, it will support a local charity by donating 50% of its’ ticket sales to the local school which is the venue for this years' festival.

September 15-16, 2018  Hastings Seafood and Wine Festival
Hastings, East Sussex, England
Whatever your tastes, there should be something for everyone at the town's seafood and wine festival, to be centered around Hastings' historic fishing beach The Stade.  Attendance: 45,000.

September 15-16, 2018  Liverpool Food and Drink Festival
Sefton Park, Liverpool, England
The Festival is to be held once again in the stunning surroundings of Liverpool's Sefton Park, with over 60 of the city's bars and restaurants exhibiting. Celebrity chefs will make personal appearances during the launch day and the following week includes a diary of events and themed activity all around the city.

September 20-30, 2018  Cask Ale Week, England
Cask Ale Week is a celebration of Britain's National Drink and the home of cask ale - the great British pub.  The Week is supported by thousands of brewers, pub groups and pubs who are proud to brew and sell Britain’s National Drink!  They are busy planning activities ranging from beer festivals to tutored tastings – in fact anything that promotes cask ale and brings more people into the pub.  As a cask ale drinker we’re hoping you’ll get involved and use the opportunity to introduce some of your friends to the pleasures of cask ale!

September 21-23, 2018  Canterbury Food and Drink Festival
Cantebury, Kent, England
Canterbury Food & Drink Festival will be returning to the Dane John Gardens, Canterbury.  With over 100 mouth watering produce stalls lining the ancient city walls, a weekend long program of music, street entertainment and family workshops there really is something for everyone from serious foodies to those just looking for a fun filled day out.   Attendance: 40,000.

September 21-23, 2018  Bishop's Stortford Beer Cider & Sausage Festival
Bishop's Stortford, Essex, England

September 21-30, 2018  York Food and Drink Festival - York, England
York's Food and Drink Festival in September is set in and around the city's many unique historic venues. The main focus is local and regional food and drink.

September 22-23, 2018  Alnwick Food Festival
Alnwick, Northumberland, England
The Alnwick Food Festival has been an important feature of Alnwick’s autumn events calendar since 2005 when it was founded by Don Watson. The Festival provides a showcase for local food producers and locally produced food. It coincides with the harvest time and is a natural time to celebrate local produce.

September 22-Oct 7, 2018  British Food Fortnight - Various locations, England
The event will celebrate the diverse and delicious range of food that Britain produces with promotions and tastings in shops, all-British menus in pubs and restaurants, food and cookery lessons in schools and glorious food festivals.

September 27-30, 2018  Feast Taunton - Taunton, Somerset, England
Food & Drink Festival, The Castle Hotel & Castle Green, Taunton.  Feast is a celebration of the West Country's best local food and drink. From the farmers who rear organic livestock in pristine meadows, to microbreweries that create some of the most complex flavour profiles - we would like to share everything our unique part of the world has to offer.  Come for the daily workshops. Almost every hour is filled with a different topic or skill to learn. Or you can nip in and out of the cooking demos - led by top chefs and filled with great tips and recipes.  Bring the kids for a day out to enjoy our kids only activities, scheduled throughout Saturday & Sunday.

September 27-Oct 8, 2018  Manchester Food & Drink Festival
Manchester, England
Start gearing up for the gastro extravaganza that is Manchester Food and Drink Festival... We're planning a spectacular line up of events for this year's Festival.

September 28-30, 2018  Broadstairs Food Festival
Broadstairs, Kent, England
Our celebration of Kent continues to bring you a feast of local and regional food - and drink.  We actively seek out producers &  suppliers who share our passion for quality and flavour : from hand made cheeses to artisan breads, preserves, pies, pickles and pastries, everything will be brimming with flavour.  Our producers are passionate about their products and are only too happy to explain why good, local food really matters. It is not just the low food miles - it's about sustaining a regional economy, re-awakening an interest in home cooking and a getting in touch with Kent's rich food heritage as the Garden of England.

September 29-30, 2018  Taste Cumbria Cockermouth
Cockermouth, Cumbria, England
From small producers’ markets to celebrity chef demonstrations and masterclasses, if you love regional food and drink, Cockermouth is the place to be this September, as the county joins together in this large-scale culinary celebration.

September 29-30, 2018  Cressing Temple Autumn Food Home & Lifestyle Event - Cressing Temple, near Witham, Essex, England
Set in the grounds of lovely Cressing Temple Barns between Braintree and Chelmsford in Essex, you can enjoy a huge range of stalls set within the historic barns themselves as well as within marquees and outside stands.  You can enjoy browsing, sampling and buying as well as enjoying a superb set of cookery as well as other demonstrations, throughout the weekend. With a mixture of celebrity as well as specialist chefs including Cookery Supremo Sophie Grigson (Saturday), Saira Hamilton BBC Masterchef Finalist (Saturday)  this event is one to enjoy in this picturesque setting.  Fully catered and with a licensed bar.

September 29-30, 2018  Malvern Autumn Show
Malvern, Worcestershire, England
A celebration of food, the countryside, gardening & nostalgia, open from 9am - 6pm daily.  Good Life Pavilion with gardening, growing & cooking advice & demonstrations; Westons Cider Garden; RHS Flower Show & Gardening Galore; Harvest Pavilion; UK National Giant Vegetables Championship; Orchard Pavilion & Hop Yard; Food & Drink Hall; World of Animals; Vintage Village.

September 30, 2018 - Brighton Viva! Vegan Festival - Brighton, England

Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos
these events are waiting for new dates

September 16-17, 2017  Weston Super Food Festival
Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset, England

September 23, 2017  St. Helens Street Chilli Fiesta - St Helens, England
A one day of chilli mayhem bringing together a varity of chilli producers from around the UK to exhibit there premium chilli products for you. This is a small event supported by St Helens Council so show your support and come on down

September 30, 2017  Bedford Chilli Fiesta - Bedford, England
An indoor event planned to be a awesome one day of chilli mayhem. Don't expect hot dogs, chips or even burgers, we are about chilli & nothing else, so if you want go from one part of the universe to another on chilli power thats is exactly what will happen.

Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos
these events are waiting for new dates

September 3-4, 2016  East Anglian Slow Food, Food and Drink Festival
Castle Park, Colchester, England
Chefs will be coming from Marche and Sicily. Cookery demonstrations will take place all day.  Add lots of music, picnic area, food and drink stalls. Plus The Pike Staff Inn real ale bar and Stock and Baily’s champagne and Prosecco bar and you will have a wonderful time.  Slow Food’s Taste Adventure for kids will be there and of course kids under 14 are FREE for the whole event.  Adults are £2 for a whole day.  Kids 14 and under FREE.  Ample parking FREE.  All the profits from the Festival go to Slow Food Anglia and local charities.

September 10, 2016  Fishstock Brixham
Brixham Fish Quay, South Devon, England
Seafood and Music Festival.  The celebration of the harvest of the sea, the fishing industry, Brixham and music is back!

September 10-11, 2016  Northamptonshire Food Show
Holdenby, Northampton, England
Now in its New Homd and New Date at Delapre Abbey Park in Northampton this annual celebration of all that is good to eat and drink from across the region and beyond as well as an abundance of arts, crafts and gift stalls from which to sample and buy. As well as a full programme of cookery demos from Sophie Grigson (Sunday) and TV's Matt Tebbutt (Monday).  Well behaved dogs on a short lead welcome, but not in the Food Hall.  Admission on the gate: £5, concessions £4, Free Parking.

September 17-18, 2016  Bude for Food Festival - Bude, Cornwall, England
Festival Cancelled for 2016 - will return in 2017.

September 29  -October 1, 2016 - 4th International Conference on Aquaculture and Fisheries 2016 - London, England

Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos

these events are waiting for new dates

September 5-6, 2015  The Big Onion Food Festival - Elveden, Suffolk, England
The Elveden Estate, the UK's largest lowland arable farm, hosts 'The Big Onion’, celebrating the best food and drink the region has to offer. Features tastings, new products and chef demonstrations, live musical entertainment from local bands, and children's activities.

September 12, 2015  Coventry Chilli Fiesta - Broadgate, Coventry, England
Welcome to "Awesome COVENTRY Chilli Fiesta 2015" planned to be a one awesome day of PURE chilli mayhem. Don't expect hot dogs, chips or even burgers, we are about chilli, so if you want go from one part of the universe to another on chilli power thats is exactly what will happen

September 23, 2015  2nd Drinkpreneur Live - London, England
Following its successful launch in 2014, Zenith International and MyDrink Beverages will be holding the event again in 2015. Drinkpreneur Live is Europe’s only business accelerator for beverage start-ups and the unique one day conference and concept development workshop enables new beverage brands to meet industry experts, advisers, distributors and mentors. All are on-hand to stimulate ideas, share knowledge and advise.

September 25-27, 2015  Food Blogger Connect
Chiswick House, London, England
Food Blogger Connect is the world's leading international food blogging conference taking place in London over three days focused on writing and photography workshops along with sessions across an array of subjects for all levels.

September 26-27, 2015 - Big Bite Artisan Food and Folk Festival
Bognor Regis, West Sussex, England

Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos

these events are waiting for new dates

September 20-21, 2014  West Essex Food Festival
Brentwood, Essex, England

September 26-28, 2014 - Eat the World - Street Food Festival 2014
Southbank Centre, London, England
The most dynamic, democratic and exciting expressions of a food culture are to be found on street level. With quality and passion firmly in the driving seat, Eat the World is a street food festival dedicated to showcasing the very best and most creative street food traders and celebrating the amazing multiculturalism of London’s street food scene.  Set within the heart of South Bank’s dynamic cultural hub, Eat the World Street Food Festival will also feature a Craft Beer Bar, Wine Bar and Cocktail Bar, along with the best street food from all corners of the world!  We will be back at Southbank with more street food flavours in September, taking over the riverside Queen’s Walk overlooking the Thames.

Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos

(these events are waiting for new dates)

September 10-12, 2010  Croydon Food Festival
Croydon Town Centre, Surrey, England

September 11-12, 2010  Tavistock Food & Drink Festival
Tavistock, Devon, England

Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos

(these events are waiting for new dates)

September 5-7, 2008  London Food Festival - London, England

September 5-7, 2008  A Thought for Food
Stansted Park, Rowlands Castle, Hampshire, England

September 6-8, 2008  Totally Tomato Show
West Dean College, Chichester, England

September 27, 2008  Autumn Food Fair - Lincolnshire, England




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