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December 1-4, 2016  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 3, 2016  36th 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 3-4, 2016  Ashby Food Gusto Christmas Fair
-de-la-Zouch, North West Leicestershire, England
Wine tasting, local produce, demonstrations, beer tent, sample & taste, fun for kids and competitions.

December 4, 2016  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 4, 2016  Animal Aid Christmas Fair
London, , England
A fun day out for all the family, the event is a perfect excuse to indulge in a bit of vegan food while doing some shopping for the festive season!  There will be more than 100 stalls with a wonderful variety of animal-free and eco-conscious clothing, shoes and belts, handmade or hemp fashion items. Indulge in the diverse selection of skincare products – perfect presents. And so much more on offer, from aromatherapy to wildlife art. There will be three vegan caterers, plus a huge selection of vegan cakes, beers, cheeses, confectionary and delicious savoury pies on offer.  There is also a crèche and children’s workshop.

December 4, 2016  Richmond Christmas Fair
Richmond, North Yorkshire, England
Fantastic Christmas event with wonderful festive feel.  Food, drinks, stands filled with gifts seasonal items and unusual items to buy for presents and yourself.  Entertainment, lights, seasonal fun. BAGS FULL OF ATMOSPHERE.  Dress in seasonal outfits and join in. Early stand booking is advised.


December 26, 2016  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, 2016  Pirates of Clovelly New Year's Eve Party - Clovelly, North Devon, England
Come dressed as a pirate and party away until the New Year bells.  There will be live music, and fires and gunpowder to illuminate the quay and celebrate another year's passing.  For further information, please contact the Red Lion Hotel, Tel:  01237 431237.


Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos

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.


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December 13-14, 2014  Great British Food Festival
Arley Hall, Cheshire, England
Christmas 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.


Food Festivals, Trade Shows and Expos

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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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