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

(see also: 2015 - 2014 - 2010 - 2008)

September 2-4, 2016  Foodies Festival
South Park, Oxford, 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.

 

September 2-4, 2016  Nantwich Food Festival
Nantwich, Cheshire, England
There are continuous chef demonstrations throughout the Festival, so many things for young people to do, lots & lots of tastings, a great beer festival, demonstrations, and great live music going on all the time.

September 3-4, 2016  Berwick Food and Beer Festival
Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, England
Organised by Berwick’s Slow Food Group, the festival is a unique chance for visitors to find out more about the thriving local food scene in Northumberland & the Scottish Borders.    Combining a showcase for local food producers with events celebrating the culture and heritage of food in the region, it makes a great day out. And there’s a wide-ranging programme of events throughout the Festival weekend.

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 4, 2016  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 4-6, 2016  Speciality Chocolate Fair
London, England
The UK's only dedicated trade event for fine and artisan chocolate, providing a unique and focused platform to showcase luxury and gourmet chocolate to top buyers.

 

September 4-6, 2016  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 9-10, 2016  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 9-11, 2016  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 10, 2016  Malton Game & Seafood Fest
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 & the best Yorkshire street food!  The Baby brother to May’s Food Festival!

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!

Sept 10-11, 2016  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.

Sept 10-11, 2016  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 10-11, 2016  Food Gusto Food & Drink Festival
Tamworth, England
Wine tasting, local produce, demonstrations, beer tent, sample & taste, fun for kids and competitions.

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
The Cambridge Food Garden & Produce Festival
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 17-18, 2016  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 17-18, 2016  Bude for Food Festival
Bude, Cornwall, England
Festival Cancelled for 2016 - will return in 2017.

September 17-18, 2016  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?

Sept 17-18, 2016  Hastings Seafood & 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 17-18, 2016  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 17-18, 2016  Weston Super Food Festival
Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset, England
This is a two day festival celebrating fantastic real food from local West Country producers and exciting artisan products from around the UK.The festival includes hands-on activities and tasting sessions for all ages, live entertainment and over 100 stalls

September 17-October 2, 2016  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 20, 2016  The Boutique Bar Show
London, England
On Tuesday September 20th 2016, Boutique Bar Show London takes residence at 106 Commercial Street, E1 6LZ.  A three floor 19th century converted stables opposite the bustling Old Spitalfields Market the show is excited to present a series of bar presentations, business seminars, over 100 boutique producers and signature cocktails from some of the top UK operators.

September 22-October 2, 2016  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 23-25, 2016  Canterbury Food & Drink Festival
Cantebury, Kent, England
Canterbury Food & Drink Festival will be returning to the Dane John Gardens, Canterbury in 2016.  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 23-Oct 2, 2016  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 24-25, 2016  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 24-25, 2016  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 24-28, 2016  Cheshire Food Festival
Arley Hall, Cheshire, England
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.

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

Sept 29-Oct 10, 2016  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 30-Oct 2, 2016  Stone Food And Drink Festival
Stone, Staffordshire, England
Staffordshire’s biggest gastronomic gathering. Here you’ll find everything you need to know to make the most of the 'big weekend' at Westbridge Park; from the gourmet marquee packed with great stalls to the Titanic beer festival, pop-up restaurant & piano bar, live cookery demonstrations, talks, tastings - and much, much more. You'll also find information on all of the events taking place in and around town during festival week - like the Festival Farmers' Market - and can buy tickets for both the main festival and our legendary 'Manger a Trois' Roving Meals and Minibus Real Ale Trails. Enjoy discovering Staffordshire's 'freshest' food festival.

September 30-Oct 2, 2016  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.

 

2015 ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 2015
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
Over 50 local, artisan food and drinks producers from the Sussex area showing and cooking up their wares! Free tastings and sampling as well as delicious street food stalls serving hot food to go - so come hungry! From local meats and cheeses to exotic street food using locally grown produce. Incredible wines from the heart of Sussex and real ales and ciders available from our festival bar.  Big Bite has once again joined forces with Southdowns Folk Festival to bring you a laid back weekend of great food, great music and local real ales and ciders.  Ample parking, great rail and bus links, boutique B&B's and hotels - a great weekend event set in the bautiful surroundings of Hotham Park, Bognor Regis.

 

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

these events are waiting for new dates

September 20-21, 2014  West Essex Food Festival
Brentwood, Essex, England
The West Essex food festival will be a spectacular Summer visitor attraction to the vibrant cosmopolitan area in the heart of Brentwood.  The Brentwood Center will be transformed into a foodie paradise for the 2 days of Summer feasting, drinking, music and entertainment.  Create your perfect menu from a range of street foods to tantalise your taste buds. Try a glass of champagne, or select artisan brands of food and drink to take home or consume on the day.

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.

 

2010 ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 2010
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
Free activities, events and demonstrations for all ages. Celebrating food and culture from around the world. Specialist markets and tasting opportunities.

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

 

2008 ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 2008
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
Discover a new food festival set across the lawns of a stately home on the West Sussex and Hampshire borders. Enjoy over 100 quality producers and a full programme of demonstrations, tastings and live entertainment.

September 6-8, 2008  Totally Tomato Show
West Dean College, Chichester, England
A foodie's heaven. Over 150 varieties grown in the traditional manner, with cookery demonstrations, guided tours, growing tips and juicy.

September 27, 2008  Autumn Food Fair
Lincolnshire, England
Some of the county’s best butchers and cattle farms display their top quality produce at the fair, along with cheese, sweets and organic vegetable producers, all offering the tastiest Lincolnshire food.

 

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