Take three: British food Festivals


Take three: British food Festivals

Calling all food lovers! Get your taste buds around this little selection of fab food festivals around the UK during the next few months. Perfect for anyone who fancies honing their baking skills to tasting fine wine, these are just a few of the delectable treats on offer, coming in a town near you...

Take three: UK Food Festivals

Aldeburgh Food & Drink Festival, Suffolk 27 September - 13 October

Take a trip to the super Suffolk coastline and fit in some foodie festival delights along the way at the annual Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival where 90 exhibitors ail be showcasing local food from East Suffolk.

You'll be treated to inspirational demonstrations from local and visiting chefs including Valentine Warner, Galton Blackiston, Daniel Clifford and Paul Foster.

The main festival will run over the weekend of 27-28 September, followed by 50 fringe events featuring a programme of hands-on workshops on all things gastronomic, from bread and pasta making to wine tasting. You can buy entry and workshop tickets online, tickets are £8 for adults aged 13 and over, or £14 for a weekend pass.

Take three: UK Food Festivals

EAT! Newcastle Gateshead 23 August - 8 September

EAT! Is one of the biggest food festivals in the UK - so big, in fact, that it has its own fringe festival and stretches over 16 flavour-packed days, showing off the best produce and chefs that the North East has to offer.

The festival features culinary delights including the crazy Cake City - where chefs and bakers will be recreating a giant edible maps of Newcastle Gateshead complete with iconic buildings - to Food Adventures featuring eat-along and drink-along movies where films are matched with food, wine and cocktails.

Search for events and buy tickets online for individual showcases or dinners.

Take three: UK Food Festivals

BBC Good Food Show, London 15-17 November

If it's TV and celebrity chefs you're after then you should head to the BBC Good Food Show in London in November were you can catch a glimpse of master bakers Mary Berry CBE and Paul Hollywood or watch Masterchef's Michel Roux Jn cooking a masterclass in French cuisine or see Gregg Wallace and John Torode talk produce and products in the Supertheatre.

Visit the vast Producer's Village and explore specialty foods straight from the suppliers or try out the latest kitchen gadgets in the onsite shopping centre before sampling the delicious goodies on offer in the pop-up restaurants and street food experiences.

Book entrance tickets, which include seats in the Supertheatre, online. You can also book VIP tickets which gives you access to the exclusive VIP lounge and VIP areas.

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