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Visiting food festivals is a great way to explore the country and discover local produce. Find a great selection taking place throughout the year .

Visiting food festivals is a great way to explore the country and discover local produce. Find a great selection taking place throughout the year.

February Festivals

Rye Bay Scallop Week

Not that you need a good excuse to visit the beautiful town of Rye, but this is a good one. The Rye Bay Scallop Week in East Sussex offers the perfect opportunity to indulge in seafood delights! The local restaurants showcase an array of different scallop dishes for visitors to enjoy.
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Wakefield Rhubarb Festival

The Rhubarb Festival is held in Wakefield, the ‘capital city of the rhubarb triangle’, which attracts visitors from around the country. The festival celebrates the industry and hosts cooking demonstrations and tours to the famous forcing sheds.
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March Festivals

Kendal Festival of Food

A two day celebration, in the heart of the Lake District, of all things food and drink; a chance to experience the best the region has to offer from artisans and producers, to world class chefs and fresh new talent.
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Wigan Food & Drink Festival

Dozens of fantastic events – all designed to make your mouth water.
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April Festivals

Bishop Auckland Food Festival

A weekend of amazing artisan food and drink for food lovers from across the county with local producers and exhibitors, showing visitors the stunning food County Durham has to offer.
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The British Asparagus Festival

Delicious fresh asparagus! British Asparagus Festival in the Vale of Evesham.
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May Festivals

Crabstock Festival

Offical Crabstock Inland Festival Supporting our UK Fishing Industry
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June Festivals

Cheltenham Food & Drink Festival

The Cheltenham Food & Drink Festival held each year in the beautiful Montpellier Gardens.
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Bridport Food Festival

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July Festivals

Foodies Festival – Bristol

Food & drink festival in Bristol featuring top chefs, producers, pop-up restaurants, demos and live entertainment.
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Pembrokeshire Fish Week

The annual celebration of everything fishy packed with over 150 events for all visitors.
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Pontefract Liquorice Festival

Liquorice Festival with market stalls selling liquorice inspired food and drink, handmade crafts, fair trade goods and gifts. Take part in liquorice themed workshops and activities or learn the history of the unusual plant during a talk at the library.
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August Festivals

Isle of Wight Garlic Festival

If you love Garlic, this is the festival for you.
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Whitstable Oyster Fair

Seafood lovers, this one’s for you. The Whitstable Oyster Festival is an annual event held in Whitstable, Kent, England, each year to celebrate the town’s links with the oyster industry
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September Festivals

Alresford Watercress Festival

If you love that spicy, slightly bitter but delicious flavour of fresh watercress, then this is the weekend away for you. The Alresford Watercress Festival each May celebrates one of Britain’s greatest culinary delights and this Hampshire town’s famous crop. The market town will be full of the best local food and drink stalls, as well as arts and crafts.
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Abergavenny Food Festival

The Abergavenny Food Festival takes place over the third weekend of September and is a highlight of the Welsh culinary calendar.
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Liverpool Food & Drink Festival

An annual celebration of Liverpool’s thriving food and drink scene.
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Barnes Food Fair

The Barnes Food Fair is a charity event on the village green. Artisan food producers, demos by Michelin chefs, picnic area, street food and live music.
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October Festivals

Falmouth Oyster Festival

Falmouth Oyster Festival celebrates the start of the oyster dredging season, the diversity and quality of Cornish Seafood.
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Somerset Food and Drink Fest

The Somerset Food and Drink Fest showcases the very best in local food and drink producers from within the County of Somerset and the surrounding areas.
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