Monthly Archives: November 2014

Food Festivals this weekend 28.11.14

Food festivals this weekend in brief

Festivals are ramping up as we slide towards Christmas . . . hold on tight!

* This weekend sees festivals at Lincoln Showground, Edinburgh‘s Hopetoun House, Birmingham (BBC Good Food Show) and Belfast (ongoing Christmas Market)

* London has a glut of weekend-long events, including Gerrards Cross, Southbank, Hyde Park, Brick Lane and Chelsea, plus a gin festival on Saturday in Bermondsey and the Urban Streetfood market on Saturday night in Shoreditch

* Saturday only: festivals in Ashby de la Zouche, Bristol, Aberystwyth and Hay-on-Wye

*Glasgow holds a feast for St Andrew on Sunday

See our website Events Calendar for full details of what, where, when, plus links to festival websites & twitter feeds

It’s mildly over-cloudy here. If you’re off to a fest, may the sunbeams of joy constantly illuminate your artisan coffee with special syrup. xx

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2014 winter front cover MR

Click for our Winter issue. Subscribe now, and it’s half-price – that’s just £6 for four beautiful little foodie mags, winging their way to your front door over the next 12 months. And if you’re buying them as a gift, let us know, and we’ll send a special Christmassy message with the first issue.

Chin chin!

Food Festivals this weekend 21.11.14

Food festivals this weekend in brief

* Food & Drink Fest starts today, on until 30 November, in St Andrews, Scotland

* Saturday sees the Highland & Moray Food & Drink Festival in Inverness

* Belfast Christmas Market continues today and all weekend

* Christmas Fairs getting into full swing in London at the South Bank and Hyde Park

* Continuing nationally, is Eating In/Out Week: today is Chinese Cuisine day, tomorrow (Saturday) is Italian Day

See our website Events Calendar for full details of what, where, when, plus links to festival websites & twitter feeds

It’s pouring with rain here, again. But does it bother us? Not at all; we’re having fish’n’chips. If you’re off to a fest, may the downpour of destiny never dilute your sliders of autonomy. xx

Food Festivals details this weekend 14.11.14

Food festivals this weekend in brief

* Today and all weekend sees the “Living North” festival at York racecourse and the Real Food Fest on London’s Southbank (plus the ongoing Winter Festival)

* Gin festival tomorrow in Newcastle and the start of the Christmas Market in Belfast

* Herring festival Sunday in Clovelly

* A Christmas Food & Craft fest all weekend in Welshpool

See our Calendar for full details of what, where, when, plus links to festival websites & twitter feeds

If you plan on catching an event, may the rains of disconsolation never cloud your condiments of joy. xx