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England: December Food, Beverage and Agricultural Events

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(see also: 2021  -  2019  -  2018  -  2017  -   2015)


December 5, 2022
Richmond Christmas Market
Richmond, North Yorkshire, England
10am -4pm.  The Christmas Market once again takes over the entire market place – with festive outdoor stalls and indoor stalls.  Outdoor stalls will be located all around the marketplace – and the Indoor stalls will once again be located inside the Town Hall.

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December , 2021 - The Great Christmas Pudding Race - London, England
EVENT POSTPONED TO 2022 DUE TO CORONAVIRUS.  Covent Garden.  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 2-5, 2021 - 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 3-5, 2021  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 4-5, 2021  Ashby Food Gusto Christmas Fair - Ashby, England
Join us at this December at the Ashby Christmas Fair as we bring together some of the region’s best Food & Drink Producers as well as selected Artisans Crafts. The event runs from 10:30am till 5:00pm on Saturday and 10:30am till 4:30pm on Sunday, so make sure you pop down and taste the quality of the regions best food and drink! 

December 26, 2021  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, 2021  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.

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December 1, 2019-January 2, 2020 - Falmouth Christmas Tree Festival
Falmouth, Cornwall, England
A lovely community-orientated event.  Community groups are invited to decorate Christmas trees (this year the theme is Aladdin) in advance of the switch-on.  Thanks to Falmouth’s creative spirit, there will be some magical colourful trees on show!  The grand switch-on takes place at 5.30pm on Sunday 2 December. All are welcome to this free evening.  The trees will then be on display for the rest of the month.

December 7, 2019  Bristol Viva! Vegan Festival - Bristol, England

December 31, 2019  Falmouth New Year’s Eve Fireworks Display
Falmouth, Cornwall, England
Sponsored by the Royal Duchy Hotel, part of the Brend Hotels group, and hosted by Pendennis Castle, the display will be the perfect way to welcome in the new year! View the display from various locations along the seafront at midnight. Please note the castle will not be open to the public in the evening, it is just the launch area.

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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 - 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 8-9, 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.

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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 - 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 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.

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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.




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