April 16-22, 2018 UK Coffee Week, Wales UK Coffee Week is the nation’s biggest celebration of coffee. It provides an opportunity for the coffee and foodservice industry to unite while raising money for Project Waterfall, the charitable initiative delivering clean water projects in African coffee-growing countries.
May 12-13, 2018 National Mills Weekend - Various, Wales Celebrating the UK's milling heritage on the second weekend of May each year. National Mills Weekend is the annual festival of our milling heritage and provides you with a fantastic opportunity to visit mills, many of which are not usually open to the public.
May 14-20, 2018 National Vegetarian Week UK, Various locations, Wales National Vegetarian Week (NVW) is the annual awareness-raising campaign promoting inspirational vegetarian food and the benefits of a meat-free lifestyle. Celebrated by the Vegetarian Society since 1992, the Week is now an established event that gets bigger and better every year. (also: www.vegsoc.org )
May 19-20, 2018 Royal Welsh Agricultural Society Spring Festival Llanelwedd, Bilth Wells, Wales The Festival includes classes and displays for rare and traditional breeds of cattle, sheep, pigs and goats and there were llamas and alpacas, poultry, pets, demonstrations covering bees, woodland crafts, farriery, farm machinery and equipment and vintage machinery, and magnificent and colourful displays of flowers and garden produce among the 350 trade stands on the showground.
May 27-28, 2018 Cowbridge Food and Drink Festival Cowbridge, Cardiff, Wales Cowbridge Food & Drink returns to the Vale of Glamorgan market town for the twelfth year this May. The delicious event will be held over the Bank Holiday weekend. This year will be no exception as food lovers will experience a new, more open festival with a mixture of marquees and traditional stalls. Visitors to the Food Court will be given a taste of the incredible variety of produce the Vale of Glamorgan has to offer with both local and global cuisines from BBQ to souvlaki and fajitas to paella. Tickets are available from £5 a day or £8 for a weekend ticket
June 2-3, 2018 Monmouthshire Food Festival Caldicot, Monmouthshire, Wales The Monmouthshire Food Festival comes to you with a full programme of demonstrations, talks, tastings and lots of food and drink to try and buy. The Cookery Demonstration Theatre features many of the finest chefs from across Monmouthshire. They will showcase the finest food the county has to offer in dishes that show both flair and imagination, a positive treat for the tastebuds.
The Look and Learn Theatre features master classes, tutored tastings and demonstrations on a wide range of food and drinks. Come and learn how to make bread or enjoy a chocolate tutored tasting and many more. The Children’s Quarter, once again hosted by a team from Monmouthshire Youth Service, will have lots of activities for our young foodies to enjoy with one or two surprises! The Producers Market will have stalls with many different products to try and buy. Come and taste beer brewed just a mile from the festival and take home a loaf or some gorgeous donuts made just six miles away.
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May 28-29, 2017 - Cowbridge Food and Drink Festival Cowbridge, Cardiff, Wales Cowbridge Food & Drink returns to the Vale of Glamorgan market town for the twelfth year this May. The delicious event will be held over the Bank Holiday weekend. This year will be no exception as food lovers will experience a new, more open festival with a mixture of marquees and traditional stalls. Visitors to the Food Court will be given a taste of the incredible variety of produce the Vale of Glamorgan has to offer with both local and global cuisines from BBQ to souvlaki and fajitas to paella. Tickets are available from £5 a day or £8 for a weekend ticket.
June 24-July 2, 2017 - Pembrokeshire Fish Week Festival Pembrokeshire, West Wales, Wales A celebration of Pembrokeshire's wonderful fish and seafood - not to mention its spectacular coastline. The events and activities feature around fish and shell fish, eating out, fish cookery and preparation demonstrations, angling competitions and coaching, on water adventure and outdoor activities, waterway travel, environmental and educational activities, arts, craft and culture and for all ages! Attendance: 25,000.
July 9, 2017 Cardigan Bay Seafood Festival - Aberaeron, Ceredigion, Wales Over the years, the Cardigan Bay Seafood Festival has grown to be one of the highlights of the food calendar in Wales. Several thousand people are expected to flock to the quayside this summer to see and taste the best of local seafood, fish and other produce. (also: www.aberaeron.info/seafood/ )
July 14-16, 2017 Cardiff International Food and Drink Festival Cardiff, Wales Cardiff International Food and Drink Festival is one of the most popular highlights of 'summer in the city'. Come and sample an array of mouth watering produce from local, national and international food and drink producers. Grab a bite to eat from the Food Piazza or a glass of bubbles from the Champagne bar and soak up the atmosphere and listen to live music from the bandstand.
July 24-27, 2017 The Royal Welsh Show - Llanelwedd, Bilth Wells, Wales Royal Welsh Agricultural Society Show has become an important event in the Welsh calendar attracting some 240,000 people over the course of the four days and is supported by approximately 15,000 staunch members. Attendance: 240,000.
July 29, 2017 Lampeter Food Festival - Lampeter, Ceredigion, Wales Showcasing the best of Welsh food and drink, the annual festival will be held at the Lampeter campus of the University of Wales Trinity Saint David.
August 2, 2017 Annual Cardigan County Agricultural Show Cardigan, Ceredigion, Wales West Wales' Premier Agricultural Show. Our Demonstration ring will be the focal point of the show with the introduction of a 150 seat Grandstand and the new Headliner act, there will be something for everyone to see and do at this year’s show. We are also introducing a Sheepdog Trials Challenge for three invited Young Handlers from the Counties of Ceredigion, Carmarthen and Pembrokeshire. This will also take place in the Demonstration Ring and will be sure to thrill anyone who has ever Seen One Man and His Dog on the telly. Another old Favourite will make a return appearance this year with the reintroduction of the Cattle Parade, a spectacle missing from the Show for many years. Then there’s the New Food Hall with a variety of locally produced food and drinks on display. There will also be a demonstration area with talks and demonstrations taking place thorough the day. These are all on top of the well-established attractions which appear annually at the Show.
August 5-6, 2017 Big Welsh Bite Ynysangharad Park, Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wale sThe Welsh Food Show, organised by Rhondda Cynon Taf Council, promises to be a fabulous fun-filled family event. All produce available at the Big Welsh Bite will be grown, reared, caught, brewed, pickled, baked, smoked or processed by the stallholders themselves, resulting in a scrumptious range of local produce. From cupcakes to Indian spices, there will be something for everyone and a range of food to eat on site. Visitors can also enjoy FREE family entertainment and cookery demonstrations throughout the weekend, last year over 13000 enjoyed the delights on offer. For more information or if you are a food exhibitor and would like a stall at our event, please contact: [email protected]
August 11-13, 2017 Annual Welsh Cider, Perry & Music Festival Trellech, Monmouthshire, Wale s16 Different Ciders & Perry's, Live music & Barbeque all weekend and Free camping available. Telephone to book a plot for your tent or campa van.
August 12, 2017 Cardigan River and Food Festival Cardigan, Ceredigion, Wales Cardigan's River & Food Festival has grown to attract thousands of people to the town every year. Now in its fifteenth year, our objective remains the same, to celebrate the quality and diversity of the superb local independent food producers that abound in Wales. Come and experience the taste of REAL local produce from award winning cheeses to rare breeds of meat, produced and sold by people who really care about their food.
August 24-26, 2017 Swansea Camra Annual Beer and Cider Festival Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales This year’s event will not only feature more than 100 real ales, but also more than 60 craft-brewed ciders and perries, with a cooling system to ensure they are served at the perfect temperature. It is being held in the Brangwyn Hall, St Helen’s Road, Swansea, SA1 4PE. There will be live musical entertainment on all days as well, plus a range of hot food.
September 16-17, 2017 Abergavenny Food Festival Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales The most magical of culinary experiences, conjuring a feast of plenty amidst the streets of this small Welsh borders market town.
September 23-24, 2017 Narberth Food Festival Narberth, Pembrokeshire, West Wales, Wales Narberth is gearing up for its Food Festival with its usual mix of quality food stalls, eclectic choice of live performers, chefs, speakers and special events.
September 29-October 1, 2017 Neath Food and Drink Festival Neath, West Glamorgan, Wales Celebrating its 9th year, the Neath Food & Drink Festival will host around 75 exhibitors at the two day event, including award winning suppliers from Neath's famous Indoor Victorian Market. The festival is a celebration of local produce and Neath's historic market town atmosphere.
October 7 , 2017 Tiny Rebel Newport Food and Drink Festival Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales Newport Food Festival celebrates the city’s strong, diverse and vibrant food sector and this annual event brings food enthusiasts to the city centre. There will be chef demonstrations, masterclasses, family activities, the final of the Teenchef competition as well as a wealth of exhibitor stalls selling the very best food and drink produce. Attendance: 14,000.
October 14-15, 2017 Monmouthshire Food Festival Caldicot, Monmouthshire, Wales The Monmouthshire Food Festival comes to you with a full programme of demonstrations, talks, tastings and lots of food and drink to try and buy. The Cookery Demonstration Theatre features many of the finest chefs from across Monmouthshire. They will showcase the finest food the county has to offer in dishes that show both flair and imagination, a positive treat for the tastebuds. The Look and Learn Theatre features master classes, tutored tastings and demonstrations on a wide range of food and drinks. Come and learn how to make bread or enjoy a chocolate tutored tasting and many more. The Children’s Quarter, once again hosted by a team from Monmouthshire Youth Service, will have lots of activities for our young foodies to enjoy with one or two surprises! The Producers Market will have stalls with many different products to try and buy. Come and taste beer brewed just a mile from the festival and take home a loaf or some gorgeous donuts made just six miles away.
October 14-15, 2017 Hamper 2017, The Llangollen Food Festival Llangollen, Wales Discover great food and drink in our fabulous local producers market. Enjoy live cookery classes and take part in our fun workshops. Pick up exciting new recipes or learn about traditional dishes.
October 27-29, 2017 Gwledd Conwy Feast - Conwy, Wales North Wales` biggest food festival, this tasty two-day event is held within Conwy`s medieval town walls and on its quayside. Gwledd Conwy Feast features Conwy's world famous mussels, collected in the Conwy river estuary for hundreds of years. The event boasts 150 stalls, celebrates the best of Welsh chefs and local produce and attracts 25,000 visitors. Varied programme of cookery demonstrations, music, entertainment and workshops and children's activities. Attendance: 25,000.
November 27-28, 2017 Royal Welsh Agricultural Society Winter Fair Llanelwedd, Bilth Wells, Wales Set in the heart of rural Wales and priding itself on being the best primestock event in the UK, the Royal Welsh Winter Fair has something to offer everyone. The main attraction for the event is, of course, the tremendous display of livestock, with an average of 1400 entries in both the livestock and equine competitions each year, showing off the best of British farming.
December 9, 2017 Swansea Vegfest - Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales Our vegan Christmas Market is returning to the National Waterfront Museum! Join us between 10am and 4pm for a day of cruelty free festive fun! Shop for gifts and tasty treats from our fantastic range of stall holders (to be announced soon). Stay to soak up the atmosphere and enjoy some seasonal songs - and even a visit from Santa himself!
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May 15, 2016 The Inspiring Food Show - Cardiff, Wales 12.30 pm-4 pm. This is a new and exciting Food Show with local producers around South Wales. Come and
December 11 , 2016 Abergavenny Christmas Fair Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales Over ninety stalls across four venues: the Market Hall, Upper Brewery Yard, The Corn Exchange and The Priory - An unrivalled selection of fresh and cured meats, poultry and game, cheeses and chocolates, cakes and desserts, wines and liqueurs, ales, ciders and more - SweetieFest – wonderful old-school treats - 'Kitchen stage' demonstration programme.
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June 1-7, 2015 Slow Food Week - Various Locations, Wales During the week, our network of local groups, producers, chefs and other supporting businesses and organisations will showcase the diversity within our movement with a wide range of events around the UK, while several new foods and chefs will become part the Ark of Taste programme and Chef Alliance programmes. Providing a forum to reinforce Slow Food’s work supporting traditional, local, artisan producers to help preserve British edible biodiversity, farm and tasting tours, lectures, dinner, celebrations and fund-raisers will be taking place in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.http://www.foodgusto.com/
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August 16-17, 2013 The Welsh Menu Live - Swansea, South Wales, Wales The Welsh Menu Live hits Swansea City Centre this August Bank Holiday. This food festival will encompass chef demonstrations, hands on sessions for children and adults, high quality street food, great entertainment and producer stalls selling the finest produce Wales has to offer. This ticketed event takes place over three days and an exciting schedule of demonstrations and talks is being planned. The show will appeal to lovers of fine food, and those with an interest in local, seasonal produce, showcasing everything from Welsh wine, beer and cider, handmade patisserie, and everything in between.
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June 30, 2012 Llandysul Food Festival - Llandysul, Ceredigion, Wales The 13th annual event will include a variety of food stalls from all over Wales and many from the Teifi Valley itself. From cheeses to ice cream, chocolate to waffles, beer to liquers they'll be at our festival. We will also have cooking demonstrations throughout the day.
September 22-23, 2012 Great British Cheese Festival Cardiff Castle, Cardiff, Wales Britain's Biggest Cheese Market where you can taste over 400 Sheep, Cow, Goat and even Buffalo cheeses along with artisan wine, cider, perry and beer.
October 6, 2012 Food Festival--Celebrating Harvest Llandysul, Carmarthenshire, Wales The festival will take place at the National Wool Museum. It will celebrate local produce and harvest time with cookery demonstrations and competitions for local schools.
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August 27-30, 2011 - Welsh Beer, Cheese & Music Festival 2011 Clytha, Wales Now in its 14th year, the festival offers beers and cheese from all over Wales and live bands all weekend.