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