Ten Upcoming Food Festivals in the UK


For those who live to eat, the next few months will bring lots of treats! Travel to these 10 destinations across the UK to witness some of the most entertaining and tempting food festivals of the country.

International Cheese Show, Nantwich

The quaint town of Nantwich in Cheshire, England, will host the International Cheese Show on 26th and 27th July, 2016. The world’s biggest cheese show will act as a melting point for some 4000 odd varieties of cheese and dairy produce from over 24 countries.

Bolsover Food and Drink Festival 2016, Bolsover

Visit the Bolsover Food and Drink Festival 2016 in the historic town of Bolsover in England on 30th and 31st July. Apart from food and drink stalls, the event will also feature live entertainment, family activities and cookery demonstrations.

Cardigan River and Food Festival 2016, Cardigan

Enjoy great food and have fun at the Cardigan River & Food Festival 2016, which will be held in the town of Cardigan next to River Teifi in Mid Wales, on 6th August, 2016. The event will include food and drinks at the Food Court, cookery demonstrations, river events, live music, dancing and family activities.

Great British Beer Festival, London

The Great British Beer Festival will be held at Olympia in West London from 9th to13th August, 2016. The festival offers visitors a chance to choose from more than 900 real ales, ciders, perries and international beers. There is lots of cheerful entertainment, delicious food, tutored tastings and traditional pub games.

Bakewell Baking Festival, Derbyshire

To be a part of the world’s first and the country’s leading baking event, visit the Bakewell Showground at Bakewell in Derbyshire on 13th and 14th August, 2016 to attend the Bakewell Baking Festival, 2016. The festival includes more than 75 baking and vintage stalls, baking theatres, demonstrations by renowned bakers and Mr. Darcy Custard Pie Fight among others.

Newlyn Fish Festival, Cornwall

The seaside town of Newlyn in Cornwall will host the Newlyn fish festival, which is the biggest fish festival in the UK, on 27th August, 2016. Travellers visiting this festival will enjoy some quirky events such as fish auction, live music, cooking demonstrations, and even a Lugger Rowing Championship.

Meatopia, London

A meat lover’s ultimate fest, the Meatopia will be held in London from 2nd to 4th September, 2016. Visit this epic meat event to experience fantastic dishes made from local, ethically sourced meat. Barbecued perfectly on wood and charcoal, some of the meat dishes are simply irresistible.

Liverpool Whisky Festival, Liverpool

The Liverpool Whisky Festival will be organised at The Crypt in Liverpool, the UK on 3rd September, 2016. The festival, which is in its 6th year, gives visitor’s a chance to taste the best whiskies from across Scotland and also the world.

Leeds Castle Food Festival

The Leeds Castle Food Festival is a food and drinks festival held on the grounds of Leeds Castle in Kent, England from 9th to 11th September, 2016. Travellers can enjoy fresh, regional produce in the form of gourmet burgers, ice creams, artisan beers, artisan cheesemakers, bakers, and wood fired pizzas from Italian, Spanish, Indian, German and Mediterranean kitchens.

Galway Oyster Festival, Ireland

Visit the Galway Oyster Festival 2016 from 23rd to 25th September in Ireland. The event includes a seafood safari and the Bollinger World Oyster Opening Championship among others.