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England: December Food, Beverage and Agricultural Events

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Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos

(see also: 2017  -   2015  -  2010)


November 24-25 & December 1-2, 2018
Rufford Abbey Christmas Markets
Ollerton, Nottinghamshire, England

November 29-December 2, 2018
BBC Good Food Show Winter
Birmingham, England

December 1, 2018
Derby Christmas Chilli Fiesta
Derby, England
A one day of chilli mayhem bringing together a variety of chilli producers from around the UK to exhibit their premium chilli products for you. This is an indoor event, hosted by Derby Museums. There is a £2 entry fee for anyone above 16, costing less than a cheese sandwich and anyone under 16 goes for free. So come along and join us for a day of chilli mayhem.

December 1, 2018  The Wine Gang Winter Wine Festival - London, England
At our events you will be able to meet The Wine Gang, sample our favourite wines and attend superb tutored tastings. Our events feature the world's best wines, but are fun and informal.

December 1-2, 2018  Ashby Food Gusto Christmas Fair - Ashby, England
Wine tasting, local produce, demonstrations, beer tent, sample & taste, fun for kids and competitions.

December 1-2, 2018  Staffordshire Christmas Fair - Staffordshire, England
At Uttoxeter Racecourse.  10am – 4pm.  Free Parking.  This is our first year bringing a Christmas Fair to pretty Uttoxeter Racecourse  and you will be able to sample browse and buy from a wide range of exhibitors all under one roof in the main grandstand, so you will be more than ready for the Festive Season!

December 8 , 2018  Bristol Viva! Vegan Festival - Bristol, England

December 8-9, 2018  Cambridgeshire Christmas Crafts & Food Fair
Godmanchester, Cambridgeshire, England
A wide range of arts, craft and gift stalls where you might find anything from jewellery and other accessories, handicrafts, hand made cards, photography, candles, aromatherapy products, through to ceramics and wood turning. Food and drink might include wine.

Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos
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December 2, 2017 - 37th Great Christmas Pudding Race - London, England
Organised on behalf of Cancer Research UK, the races are a challenge of dexterity, balance, speed and general silliness. Costumed contestants balance their pudding on a tray while negotiating an obstacle course.


December 2-3, 2017
Lincolnshire Food & Gift Fair
Lincolnshire, England
Locally sourced food, gifts, cookery demonstrations, wine tasting and traditional craft workshops are on the menu at the Lincolnshire Food and Gift Fair at the Lincolnshire Showground from 9am until 4pm.  After 15 years, the Lincolnshire Food and Gift Fair is now one of the biggest in the county, offering everything from local food and gifts to cooking tips and inspiration to create the perfect Christmas.

December 3, 2017 - Animal Aid’s Christmas Fayre - Kensington, England
Celebrating our 25th Fayre, this year, Animal Aid has a wonderful party planned. You can enjoy product making in the Lush zone, award-winning comedy, inspiring talks & cookery demos and maybe winning our hourly prize draw or a goody-bag.

December 3, 2017 - Christmas Lights in aid of the R.N.L.I.
Clovelly, North Devon, England
Christmas is a magical time at Clovelly.  The promenade starts down the cobbles with a local brass band leading the procession down to the harbour and accompanies Christmas carols sung by a local choir.  There'll be a hog roast, hot dogs, Christmas punch and other refreshments available at the Harbour and Lifeboat Station and Father Christmas will makes a surprise visit.  At about 5 p.m. the switch is thrown and the entire village and harbour are lit up.  A Carol Service is then lead by the vicar of All Saints Church, Clovelly, and there is a grand finale of fireworks to finish off.

December 3, 2017 - VON Stockport Vegan Fair
Stockport, Greater Manchester, England
This event will have 70 stalls, hot vegan food, cakes, drinks, vegan fitness, talks and live music.

December 3, 2017 - Richmond Christmas Market
Richmond, North Yorkshire, England
As per previous years, this is a free Christmas event for all the family to enjoy. We are already working hard to bring together an eclectic mix of stalls and market areas, selling local produce, handcrafted goods, food stalls, as well as original inspirational Christmas gift ideas.  Everything wil be located either in and around the town Market Place, inside the Town Hall (Chic Vintique Market), inside the Green Howards or the Indoor Market.  We will also see the return of a full bill of live entertainment, which will be going on throughout the day – including traditional carol singing, and other popular music.

December 7-10, 2017  Lincoln Christmas Market
Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England
Visitors are welcomed to this beautiful city and the traditional Christmas Market, where you will enjoy cultural entertainment and stroll around over 250 stalls nestled with in the medieval square and surrounding area.  A contemporary cathedral city with over 2,000 years of history, Lincoln is the perfect place to visit over the festive period. Take a trip back through time and stroll along the cobbles the cultural quarter of the city. The medieval square between the impressive Norman castle and magnificent gothic cathedral is the perfect backdrop for the Christmas Market.

December 8-10, 2017 - Hampton Court Palace Festive Fayre
Hampton Court Palace, London, England
The perfect start to your seasonal celebrations. Stock up the pantry for Christmas from artisan producers and pick up great Christmas gifts in the atmospheric Clock Court. Enjoy festive entertainment and Christmas carols from local choirs and experience the wonders of this historic royal palace.

December 9-10, 2017 - Tamworth Food Gusto Christmas
Tamworth, England
Wine tasting, local produce, demonstrations, beer tent, sample & taste, fun for kids and competitions.

December 16, 2017  Taunton Vegan Fair - Taunton, Somerset, England
With over twenty stalls from chocolate, cake and plant-based cheese to vegan info and animal rescue. Plus three caterers, a cafe area and talks upstairs. Free goody bags for the first 50 visitors to the fair and vegan afternoon cream teas from 2pm.  Everyone welcome whether you are vegan, plant-based or new to it all and want to find out more.

December 26, 2017 - Boxing Day Barbecue - Clovelly, North Devon, England
Join us for our Boxing Day Barbecue on the quay at Clovelly.  With FREE entrance into the village all day, why not have a walk on the estate then come along to the barbecue where there will be live music, mulled wine, and even a treasure hunt if you are up to it.  It should make the perfect follow-up to your Christmas Day.  The barbecue runs from 12:00 to 3 pm.

December 31, 2017  New Year's Eve Fancy Dress Party
Clovelly, North Devon, England
Party away until the New Year bells chime.  There will be fires and gunpowder to illuminate the quay and celebrate another year's passing plus a disco.  You'll find it a thrilling way to welcome in the new year in an atmospheric village setting.

Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos
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December 4-6, 2015  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.

Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos

(these events are waiting for new dates)

December 2-3, 2010  AgriLIVE Smithfield
Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, England, UK
Agriculture's new food, technology and business event for the red meat industry.   Attendance: 7,500.




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