Things To Do

Discover things to do in your local area, from the best sporting events to pop-ups and food festivals.

Explore our handy guide of things to do, whether you are looking for something fun for all the family, the perfect pop-up restaurant for dinner with friends or the ideal event for some corporate hospitality. There is something for everyone with our list of local events and guide to what’s on in the UK.

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£22.50 Brew LDN
Fri, 06 May 2022

Brew LDN

Festival

Discover great food, live music and, of course, plenty of beer at Brew LDN. All at the Printworks at Rotherhithe.

From 6 May until 7 May

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£19 May Racing Weekend at Ascot Racecourse - Friday
Fri, 06 May 2022

May Racing Weekend at Ascot Racecourse - Friday

Event - Ascot Racecourse

An action-packed couple of days at Ascot get underway on Friday 6th May, with the perfect combination of thrilling racing and an atmosphere made for socialising with friends.

Several competitive handicaps make up the card, promising a thrilling afternoon's racing as Ascot prepares for its flagship meeting, Royal Ascot.

Make an exciting occasion unforgettable with Fine Dining hospitality packages at any of our 26 racedays. Whether you choose à la carte in our contemporary On5 Restaurant or the traditional Parade Ring Restaurant, the privacy of a box or a bespoke dining experience, it is a chance to socialise over the finest dishes with the backdrop of world-class racing. 

Tickets from £19

Hospitality Packages from £269

 

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£60 THE MIXOLOGIST’S TABLE WITH GENTO TORIGATA
Fri, 06 May 2022

THE MIXOLOGIST’S TABLE WITH GENTO TORIGATA

Drink Experience - Sakaya at Pantechnicon

Join Gento Torigata, Pantechnicon’s head mixologist for an intimate cocktail experience and introduction to the art of mixology at the Sakaya micro bar. Trained in Tokyo’s traditional cocktail bars, Gento has created cocktails for some of the world’s best bars, including Jigger and Pony in Singapore. During the session he’ll take you on a journey through the senses as he prepares a set of his complex cocktails for just four guests.

You’ll be smelling and tasting the different elements that make up each cocktail, including natural ingredients, botanicals, house made infusions, and spirits as Gento introduces each of his unique cocktails. There’ll also be plenty of chances to ask questions and get some insightful tricks and tips for raising your own cocktail making game.

Throughout the hour long session you’ll be served a total of four cocktails, as well as a selection of Japanese snacks.

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Free May Party
Fri, 06 May 2022

May Party

Event - The Candlelight Club

This time our live music will come from the Jake Leg Jug Band, appearing at the Candlelight Club for the first time. The band brings you the authentic jazz and ragtime sounds of 1920s and 30s America, songs of liquor, gambling, betrayal and murder—everything you need for a cracking Saturday night out.

Leading the revels as ever will be our host with the most Champagne Charlie and when the band aren’t playing the Bee’s Knees will be spinning vintage vinyl for your dancing pleasure.

From 6 May until 7 May

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£27.00 Victoria Cup Day at Ascot Racecourse
Sat, 07 May 2022

Victoria Cup Day at Ascot Racecourse

Event - Ascot Racecourse

The racecourse is resplendent at Ascot’s final fixture before the Royal Meeting. Gather your friends and family and enjoy an action-packed afternoon of socialising. 

The highlight of this two-day meeting is The Victoria Cup, a valuable seven-furlong heritage handicap that tends to attract proven course specialists and interesting, less exposed youngsters alike. 

Make an exciting occasion unforgettable with Fine Dining hospitality packages at any of our 26 racedays. Whether you choose à la carte in our contemporary On5 Restaurant or the traditional Parade Ring Restaurant, the privacy of a box or a bespoke dining experience, it is a chance to socialise over the finest dishes with the backdrop of world-class racing. 

Tickets from £27

Hospitality packages from £259

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£35 German Wine Tasting by Winebarn
Mon, 09 May 2022

German Wine Tasting by Winebarn

Event

A unique chance to experience up to 120 fine German wines, including sparkling Sekts, elegant Spätburgunders (Pinot Noir), vintage Rieslings and sweet Dessert wines. 
Learn more about the world of wine production directly from the winemakers, including the regions' unique climates, soils and cellar techniques. Wine Barn is a specialist importer of fine German wines. Venue The Royal Air Force Club, 128 Piccadilly, London W1J 7PY.

 

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£43.40 Pub in the Park Marlow
Thu, 12 May 2022

Pub in the Park Marlow

Festival

Pub in the Park Marlow – brought to you by Tom Kerridge – is a food and music festival that celebrates the mighty British pub. Back in its mid-May slot and across four days, with Rag'N'Bone Man, Sister Sledge and McFly all headlining and the likes of Michel Roux Jr, Paul Ainsworth and Stephen Terry all shaking the pans. What's not to like? Tickets from £43.40. Venue: Higginson Park. 

From 12 May until 15 May

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£25 Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Fri, 13 May 2022

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre

Festival

With productions of Legally Blonde (13 May–2 July) 101 Dalmatians (12 July–28 August) and Antigone (3 Sept–24 Sept), it promises to be an exciting season in Regent's Park.  

From 13 May until 24 Sep

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Free Alresford Watercress Festival
Sun, 15 May 2022

Alresford Watercress Festival

Festival

A fun day out in the heart of Hampshire where Morris-dancers and jazz musicians celebrate the first of the season's watercress harvest, all amidst the bustle of Broad Street, the sights and sounds of Station Road, the shopping frenzy of West Street, and all the children's fun of East Street. 

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£85 Ramsbury Spirits Dinner
Tue, 17 May 2022

Ramsbury Spirits Dinner

Special Dinner - Sams Riverside

Ramsbury Spirits will be hosting an introduction to their Wiltshire gin and vodka. Expand your knowlegde while enjoying small dishes that will also showcase the rapeseed oil and honey from the Ramsbury farm in Wiltshire.

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£19 Foodies Festival – Bristol
Fri, 20 May 2022

Foodies Festival – Bristol

Festival

A wonderful range of exhibitor stands will take you on a journey of all things exotic, artisan and craft in the realms of food and drink. Listen to live performances from Rozalla, Liberty-X, Lee Ryan and Simon Webbe from Blue and Sophie Ellis-Bextor. The Chefs Theatre will give you plenty of top tips from MasterChef talents like Dhruv Baker, Thomas Frake and Philli Armitage Mattin as well as local chefs like Hywel Griffith (Beach House, Swansea). There'll be bake-off action and plenty for the kids, too. All at Durdham Downs, Bristol. 

From 20 May until 22 May

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£55.51 Pub in the Park Wimbledon
Fri, 27 May 2022

Pub in the Park Wimbledon

Festival

Wimbledon is the latest neighbourhood to play host to the Pub in the Park by Tom Kerridge bandwagon. With award-winning restaurants like The Star Inn, The Hardwick, Cue Point and Café Spice Namaste and live music from Faithless DJ set, Soul II Soul and Basement Jaxx, there’s much to look forward to. Plus there are top tips from Sunday Brunch’s Simon Rimmer and Leyla Kazim from The Food Programme. Tickets from £43.40 to £55.51. Venue: Wimbledon Park.  

From 27 May until 29 May

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£13 Eat & Drink Festival Glasgow
Fri, 27 May 2022

Eat & Drink Festival Glasgow

Festival

Returning to the SEC Glasgow with an array of mouthwatering modern cuisine and some of the best local producers. Expect to get a load of foodie inspiration and ideas and pick up the latest trends in not just food but also drinks and mixology. Adult tickets are £13 if booked in advance.

From 27 May until 30 May

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£48 Bottomless Brunch
Sat, 28 May 2022

Bottomless Brunch

Brunch - Mango Tree

Join us at Mango Tree, Belgravia, for an afternoon full of great food, 90 minutes of unlimited prosecco and a DJ who will certainly have you up dancing. Chicken satay, duck spring rolls, popcorn shrimp, pad Thai and plenty more delightful Thai bites! The event will take place on Saturday 28th May between 1pm-4pm.

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£17.50 Drag Brunch
Wed, 01 Jun 2022

Drag Brunch

Event - Little Kyoto at Neverland

Join us for the raunchy, hilarious experience which includes bingo, games, lip-syncs, dance-offs and more

?6 dates available between June and September

From 1 Jun until 22 Sep

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£60 THE MIXOLOGIST’S TABLE WITH GENTO TORIGATA
Fri, 03 Jun 2022

THE MIXOLOGIST’S TABLE WITH GENTO TORIGATA

Drink Experience - Sakaya at Pantechnicon

Join Gento Torigata, Pantechnicon’s head mixologist for an intimate cocktail experience and introduction to the art of mixology at the Sakaya micro bar. Trained in Tokyo’s traditional cocktail bars, Gento has created cocktails for some of the world’s best bars, including Jigger and Pony in Singapore. During the session he’ll take you on a journey through the senses as he prepares a set of his complex cocktails for just four guests.

You’ll be smelling and tasting the different elements that make up each cocktail, including natural ingredients, botanicals, house made infusions, and spirits as Gento introduces each of his unique cocktails. There’ll also be plenty of chances to ask questions and get some insightful tricks and tips for raising your own cocktail making game.

Throughout the hour long session you’ll be served a total of four cocktails, as well as a selection of Japanese snacks

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£19.00 Foodies Festival – London
Fri, 03 Jun 2022

Foodies Festival – London

Festival

This well-established food festival is a celebration of all things food, drink and music. Walk, talk and taste amongst a wonderful range of exhibitor stands, offering everything from exotic, artisan foods to craft drinks. Listen to live performances from much-loved headliners, including Scouting for Girls, Liberty X and Lee Ryan and Simon Webbe from Blue. The Chefs Theatre will keep you entertained with top-name chefs like Atul Kochhar (Kanishka and Mathura), Sameer Taneja (Benares), Jake Leach (Harwood Arms) and Aman Lakhiani (Junsei), as well as MastChef champions. Meanwhile The Cakes and Desserts Theatre will be competing with the Kids Cookery Theatre for your attention. All at Syon Park, Brentford, Middlesex. 

From 3 Jun until 5 Jun

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£43.40 Pub in the Park Warwick
Fri, 10 Jun 2022

Pub in the Park Warwick

Festival

Tom Kerridge’s Pub in the Park, Warwick, is a festival celebrating the great British pub. And with great food from Café Spice Namaste, The Butcher’s Social, The Star Inn and The Rose & Crown, as well as contributions from James Martin and Ravneet Gill, there is much to look forward to. This and sets from McFly, Natalie Imbruglia and Sophie Ellis-Bextor. Tickets from £43.40 to £55.51. Venue: St Nicholas Park.

From 10 Jun until 12 Jun

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£32.99 Royal Ascot
Tue, 14 Jun 2022

Royal Ascot

Event - Ascot Racecourse

Real life drama returns in 2022 as Royal Ascot presents a spellbinding explosion of the senses, featuring an all-star cast and world-class racing.With a history as rich as it is long, Royal Ascot sits proudly as the jewel in the crown of the British social season. Five days of unparalleled racing, style, Fine Dining and pageantry return in full majesty next June.

Revered across the globe, Royal Ascot attracts many of racing’s finest horses. It is also equally synonymous with sartorial elegance, being awash with exquisite fashion and magnificent millinery creations.

From the arrival of the Royal Procession as the clock strikes two, to the communal singing around Ascot’s Bandstand, each of the five days is an event which must be seen to be believed. 

Royal Ascot Fine Dining offers private tables for the day, dishes by Michelin-starred chefs, impeccable service and unsurpassed racing views. From à la carte menus to informal, flexible dining options in club environments, guests can tailor a Royal Meeting hospitality experience to suit their taste and budget.

From 14 Jun until 18 Jun

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£35 Nocturne Live at Blenheim Palace
Wed, 15 Jun 2022

Nocturne Live at Blenheim Palace

Festival

On 15-19 June 2022, Nocturne Live welcomes artists including Lionel Ritchie, Simple Minds, UB40, David Gray, Simply Red and more…

Nocturne Live turns The Great Court at Blenheim Palace into a grand arena, as befits the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill and invites guests to enjoy a unique music and dining experience that immerses them into the world-famous Baroque surroundings with exclusive access to the Palace for the evening. 

There will be bars and a selection of food stalls that cater for all tastes and budgets, including vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options.

From 15 Jun until 19 Jun

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£24 Taste of London
Wed, 15 Jun 2022

Taste of London

Festival

The capital’s biggest food festival returns on 15-19 June and they are reintroducing hospitality packages for office outings.

As usual there are a host of restaurants to visit. Returning eateries include Sri Lankan restaurant Hoppers, Chinatown’s Dumplings Legend, suave Sartoria, moreish Flesh and Buns, Vivek Singh’s Cinnamon Club and Big Mamma Group’s show stoppers Gloria and Circolo Popolare. Newbies include yakitori restaurant Junsei, Technique by Louis Ashok, James Cochran’s latest concept Around The Cluck and Zetter Townhouse.

Interactive activities range from mini-golf to a world of demonstrations at the Diners Club Cook School or masterclasses such as Grana Padano PDO cheese and Prosecco DOC, and chef-led private dining courtesy of Accor Live Limitless. Alternatively sip Laurent-Perrier’s iconic Cuvée Rosé. Enjoy a tequila cocktail masterclass from PATRÓN or discover the world of Spritzes with Grey Goose.

To book your hospitality package or to discuss a bespoke option for your team, contact hospitality@tastefestivals.com or call 020 8233 5838.

From 15 Jun until 19 Jun

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£55.51 Pub in the Park Bath
Fri, 17 Jun 2022

Pub in the Park Bath

Festival

Aiming to recreate the perfect pub atmosphere of great food, music and feel-good atmosphere, this Pub in the Park showcases Tom Kerridge, Simon Rimmer & Andi Oliver alongside Supergrass, Faithless DJ set, Natalie Imbruglia & Melanie C amongst others. Food from Cue Point, Roth Bar & Grill, Bar 44, Atul Kochhar Restaurants and The Star Inn. Venue: Royal Victoria Park.

From 17 Jun until 19 Jun

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£19 Foodies Festival – Chelmsford
Fri, 17 Jun 2022

Foodies Festival – Chelmsford

Festival

Enjoy a full range of exhibitor stands offering everything from artisan cheese to exotic chocolate via craft beer and boutique spirits at this popular Essex foodie weekend. Listen to live performances from Scouting for Girls, Liberty X, 911 and Lee Ryan and Simon Webbe from Blue. The Chefs Theatre will give you plenty of top tips from the likes of Tony Rodd (Copper & Ink) and MasterChef champions Alex Webb and Thomas Frake. And there's plenty for the kids too. All at Hylands Park, Chelmsford. 

From 17 Jun until 19 Jun

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£25.00 June Party
Sat, 18 Jun 2022

June Party

Event - The Candlelight Club

For our last party of the summer we are delighted to be joined by ex-pat New Englander Elise Roth and her band. Elise debuted at our Christmas party and wowed us with her vocal talents and enthusiasm for the music of the era, so there’s no doubt she’ll have you on the dancefloor this time too.

Introducing Elise will be our resident Host with the Most, Champagne Charlie, plus DJing from the Bee’s Knees, Michelle Krausz’s pop-up vintage jewellery store, tarot reader Lucius and all the usual dining and table reservation options.

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£43.40 Pub in the Park Dulwich
Fri, 24 Jun 2022

Pub in the Park Dulwich

Festival

Lucky Dulwich has a great Pub in the Park gracing its neighbourhood in what must be one of Tom Kerridge’s showpiece events. Foodies headliners include James Martin, Matt Tebbutt, Andi Oliver and Grace Dent, while star music acts include Craig David TS5, Sister Sledge, The Sugar Hill Gang, Faithless DJ Set and Sophie Ellis-Bextor. It promises to be an unmissable weekend of delicious food and drink, and live music. Tickets: £43.40-£55.51. Venue: Dulwich Park. 

From 24 Jun until 26 Jun

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£19 Foodies Festival – Maidstone
Fri, 24 Jun 2022

Foodies Festival – Maidstone

Festival

Foodie Maidstone seems happy to be getting this brand new Foodies Festival, judging by the sign-up from local chefs like Patrick Hill (Thackerays), Rob Taylor (Tallow Tunbridge Wells) Alex Yates (Bowleys at the Plough) and Tony Rudd (Copper & Ink). Adding further lustre to the line-up are MasterChef champions like Dhruv Baker and Thomas Frake. Music from Scouting for Girls, East 17 and Liberty X amongst others. Check out the Cake and Bake Theatre for something sweet. All at Mote Park, Kent.

From 24 Jun until 26 Jun

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Free Pembrokeshire Fish Festival
Sat, 25 Jun 2022

Pembrokeshire Fish Festival

Festival

Nine days of special menus in restaurants across the county, featuring locally sourced seafood. Plus, there's an exciting array of events to get involved with, from exploring the coastline by kayak or boat, cookery demonstrations, workships and masterclasses as well as seashore foraging session and fishing. And there's plenty of children's activities too.

 

From 25 Jun until 26 Jun

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£10 The Big Meat and Beer Festival
Thu, 07 Jul 2022

The Big Meat and Beer Festival

Festival

A festival dedicated to two great things in life – big meat and beer. With food and drink stalls, live entertainment and a kids zone, The Big Meat and Beer Festival is fun for all the family. All at the Hazelwood Centre, Sunbury. 

From 7 Jul until 8 Jul

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£15 Cocktails in the City
Thu, 07 Jul 2022

Cocktails in the City

Festival

"From Mayfair to Shoreditch in just a few short sips" is the essence of this fun-packed, drinks focused festival featuring 20 of London's best bars mixing drinks in the beautiful surrounds of Bedford Square Gardens. There's live music, award-winning street food, tastings and demonstrations. Highlights include: the captivating surroundings of London’s largest private Georgian Garden, a hand-picked collection of London’s finest bars reimagined in pop-up form, live music from the talented artists from The Piano Works, Swingers Crazy Golf, live entertainers, a silent disco and delicious street food from around the world.

From 7 Jul until 9 Jul

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£43.40 Pub in the Park Tunbridge Wells
Fri, 08 Jul 2022

Pub in the Park Tunbridge Wells

Festival

Brought to you by Tom Kerridge, Pub in the Park Tunbridge Wells is a celebration of the Great British pub. With live music, award-winning chefs like Tom and Channel 4’s Simon Rimmer, as well as top food from restaurants like Cue Point, Hoppers and the Kentish Hare, there is much to look forward to. Tickets from £43.40 to £55.51. Venue: Dunorlan Park.

From 8 Jul until 10 Jul

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£19 Foodies Festival – Tatton Park, Cheshire
Fri, 08 Jul 2022

Foodies Festival – Tatton Park, Cheshire

Festival

This ultra popular food festival is a celebration of food, drink and music, from the artisan to the exotic and a wide range of beer, cider, soft drinks and boutique spirits. A wonderful range of exhibitor stands will offer you mouth-watering treats to taste and to buy while there'll be live performances from headliners such as Toploader, Lee Ryan and Simon Webbe from Blue and East 17, amongst others. The Chefs Theatre will feature Aiden Byrne (The Church Green) and MasterChef champions Tom Rhodes, Daniel Lee and Irini Tzortzoglou. And if that isn't enough Bake Off stars Freya Cox and Lizzie Acker will be in the house! Lots of entertainment for the kids, too. All at Tatton Park, Cheshire.

From 8 Jul until 10 Jul

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£19 The Summer Mile Racing Weekend at Ascot Racecourse
Fri, 08 Jul 2022

The Summer Mile Racing Weekend at Ascot Racecourse

Event - Ascot Racecourse

The Summer Mile Racing Weekend presents two days of thrilling racing action at the world's most famous racecourse. 

This raceday always proves a popular day for spending with family and friends, with a range of superb hospitality packages offering five-star Fine Dining, impeccable service from Ascot’s Raymond Blanc Academy-trained staff, and excellent views of the track.  

The racecourse’s pristine lawns are in full midsummer bloom and its grounds alive with atmosphere as racegoers enjoy an exciting card of Flat racing on a relaxing afternoon of summer socialising. 

Make an exciting occasion unforgettable with Fine Dining hospitality packages at any of our 26 racedays. Whether you choose à la carte in our contemporary On5 Restaurant or the traditional Parade Ring Restaurant, the privacy of a box or a bespoke dining experience, it is a chance to socialise over the finest dishes with the backdrop of world-class racing. 

Tickets from £19. Hospitality packages from £259.

From 8 Jul until 9 Jul

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£19 Foodies Festival – Winchester
Fri, 15 Jul 2022

Foodies Festival – Winchester

Festival

A wonderful range of exhibitor stands will take you on a gastro journey of all things exotic, artisan and craft in the realms of food and drink at this brand new foodie festival. Live performances from much-loved headliners, including Gabrielle, N-Trance and Lee Ryan & Simon Webbe from Blue will be competing with the Chefs Theatre which will play host to household names like new MasterChef champions Shelina Permallo and Thomas Frake.  Meanwhile The Cake and Bake Theatre and the Ready, Steady Chef! competition will be competing with the Kids Cookery School for the attentions of those starting out on their foodie adventures. All at the North Walls Recreation Ground, Winchester. 

From 15 Jul until 17 Jul

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£20 National Geographic Traveller Food Festival
Sat, 16 Jul 2022

National Geographic Traveller Food Festival

Festival

Expect exhibitors, talks, demonstrations and masterclasses at this celebration of all things culinary and travel, bringing the best of the world's food scene together under one roof. Featured chefs include Monica Galetti, Jose Pizarro and Martin Morales. Location: London’s Business Design Centre.

From 16 Jul until 17 Jul

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£19 The QIPCO King George Diamond Weekend at Ascot Racecourse
Fri, 22 Jul 2022

The QIPCO King George Diamond Weekend at Ascot Racecourse

Event - Ascot Racecourse

With the racecourse in full bloom, the QIPCO King George Diamond Weekend offers a relaxed afternoon of racing where racegoers can wander across the racecourse’s luscious lawns and sample the many Champagne and cocktail bars on offer under the glorious English sunshine. 

Although less formal than the Royal Meeting, QIPCO King George Diamond Weekend has become a showcase of contemporary summer style, with Ladies encouraged to wear hats. One of the most famous horses in Ascot’s 300-year history, Brown Jack, who won at seven Royal Meetings, is honoured with a race in his name at this fixture. 

Make an exciting occasion unforgettable with Fine Dining hospitality packages at any of our 21 racedays. Whether you choose à la carte in our contemporary On5 Restaurant or the traditional Parade Ring Restaurant, the privacy of a box or a bespoke dining experience, it is a chance to socialise over the finest dishes with the backdrop of world-class racing. 

Tickets from £19. Hospitality packages from £269.

From 22 Jul until 23 Jul

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£60 THE MIXOLOGIST’S TABLE WITH GENTO TORIGATA
Fri, 22 Jul 2022

THE MIXOLOGIST’S TABLE WITH GENTO TORIGATA

Drink Experience - Sakaya at Pantechnicon

Join Gento Torigata, Pantechnicon’s head mixologist for an intimate cocktail experience and introduction to the art of mixology at the Sakaya micro bar. Trained in Tokyo’s traditional cocktail bars, Gento has created cocktails for some of the world’s best bars, including Jigger and Pony in Singapore. During the session he’ll take you on a journey through the senses as he prepares a set of his complex cocktails for just four guests.

You’ll be smelling and tasting the different elements that make up each cocktail, including natural ingredients, botanicals, house made infusions, and spirits as Gento introduces each of his unique cocktails. There’ll also be plenty of chances to ask questions and get some insightful tricks and tips for raising your own cocktail making game.

Throughout the hour long session you’ll be served a total of four cocktails, as well as a selection of Japanese snacks

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£10 The Surrey Food Festival
Sat, 30 Jul 2022

The Surrey Food Festival

Festival

The original and still the best, The Surrey Food Festival is a place for local businesses to showcase themselves and is an opportunity to sample some delicious dishes from local chefs and restaurants. With food, drink, music and even a kids zone to keep the little ones entertained.

From 30 Jul until 31 Jul

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£19 Foodies Festival – Edinburgh
Fri, 05 Aug 2022

Foodies Festival – Edinburgh

Festival

After the disappointment of last year's cancelation a wonderful range of exhibitor stands awaits with all manner of exotic and artisan foods, craft beer and boutique drinks, while you enjoy live performances from local bands and artists. The Chefs Theatre will keep you entertained with household names like Dan Lee, Liam Rogers and Tom Rhodes, all MasterChef: The Professionals royalty, as well as Dan Ashmore (Bread Street Kitchen and Paul Wedgewood (Wedgewood). Meanwhile The Kids Cookery School will keep the young entertained. All at Inverleith Park, Edinburgh.

From 5 Aug until 7 Aug

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£30 Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup, and Evening Concert
Sat, 06 Aug 2022

Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup, and Evening Concert

Event - Ascot Racecourse

The Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup offers a perfect blend of thrilling entertainment on and off the track and is one of our most popular racedays of the year.  


A unique fixture in the global racing calendar, the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup sees the world’s top jockeys compete in a competition format as they join forces to try and lift racing’s ultimate team prize. Find out whether Great Britain & Ireland, Europe, Rest of the World or the Ladies will lift the trophy after a thrilling eight-race contest before rounding off the day with live music after racing. 

Make an exciting occasion unforgettable with Fine Dining hospitality packages at any of our 21 racedays. Whether you choose à la carte in our contemporary On5 Restaurant or the traditional Parade Ring Restaurant, the privacy of a box or a bespoke dining experience, it is a chance to socialise over the finest dishes with the backdrop of world-class racing. 

Tickets from £30. Hospitality packages from £279.

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£19 Foodies Festival – Glasgow
Fri, 12 Aug 2022

Foodies Festival – Glasgow

Festival

A wonderful range of exhibitor stands will take you on a journey of all things exotic, artisan and craft in the realms of food and drink. Local favourites Graeme Cheevers (Unalome) and Gary Maclean (Creel Caught) will be joined in the Chefs Theatre by other MasterChef talents in the form of Liam Rogers and Laura Michael. There’ll be plenty of live performances from popular bands (yet to be announced) plus bake off action and plenty for the kids, too.

From 12 Aug until 14 Aug

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£10 The Windsor Food Festival
Sat, 27 Aug 2022

The Windsor Food Festival

Festival

A brand new food festival for Windsor - The Windsor Food Festival will be a showcase of fantastic food, drink and entertainment that is fun for all the family.

From 27 Aug until 29 Aug

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£19 Foodies Festival – Oxford
Sat, 27 Aug 2022

Foodies Festival – Oxford

Festival

This food festival was super popular in 2021, offering a cool relaxed vibe in which to enjoy all things food, drink and music. A wonderful range of exhibitor stands will take you from exotic and artisan foods to craft beers and boutique spirits, while you listen to live performances from much-loved headliners, including Liberty X, N-Trance and Natalia Imbruglia. The Chefs Theatre will keep you entertained with the likes of MasterChef champions like Daniel Lee and local chefs like Mike North (The Nut Tree) and Paul Welburn (ex 215 Summertown). Meanwhile there's plenty of live theatre cookery action for the kids. All at South Parks, Headington Rd, Oxford. 

From 27 Aug until 29 Aug

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£43.40 Pub in the Park Chiswick
Fri, 02 Sep 2022

Pub in the Park Chiswick

Festival

The relatively new Pub in the Park Chiswick already seems like a late summer fixture for local fans who wouldn’t miss this celebration of food and music for the world. Tom Kerridge and Matt Tebbutt are among the big name chefs in the line-up while dishes from The Mariners, Hoppers and the Begging Bowl will add further lustre. Headliners on the stage include Craig David TS5, Beverley Knight, Faithless DJ, Sophie Ellis-Bextor and The Sugar Hill Gang. It promises to be an unmissable event for this experience-deprived, foodie crowd. Venue: Chiswick House & Gardens. 

From 2 Sep until 4 Sep

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£19 The September Racing Weekend at Ascot Racecourse
Fri, 02 Sep 2022

The September Racing Weekend at Ascot Racecourse

Event - Ascot Racecourse

The September Racing Weekend presents two days of fantastic Flat racing. On the opening day the racing gets underway with two potentially informative two-year-old races that have produced Group-level performers in recent years including Speak In Colours and Prince Eiji. 

Later in the card two valuable Class 2 handicaps are the feature events, including the Victoria Racing Club Handicap which celebrates our close ties with the home of the world-famous Melbourne Cup. 

Make an exciting occasion unforgettable with Fine Dining hospitality packages at any of our 21 racedays. Whether you choose à la carte in our contemporary On5 Restaurant or the traditional Parade Ring Restaurant, the privacy of a box or a bespoke dining experience, it is a chance to socialise over the finest dishes with the backdrop of world-class racing. 

Tickets from £19. Hospitality packages from £199.

From 2 Sep until 3 Sep

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Free Taste East Devon
Sat, 03 Sep 2022

Taste East Devon

Festival

A celebration of all things food and drink throughout East Devon. From farm feasts to brewery open days, seafood tasting experiences to BBQs and parties, each event across a range of venues will have its own mix of experiences and entertainment. Some events will be ticketed, some will be open freely for all. Participants include Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Michael Caines MBE, Darts Farm, THE PIG-at Combe, River Cottage, Deer Park Country House, East Devon AONB, Mazzard Farm, Jack in the Green, Otter Brewery, Lympstone Manor and the Donkey Sanctuary...

From 3 Sep until 18 Sep

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£55.51 Pub in the Park St Albans
Fri, 09 Sep 2022

Pub in the Park St Albans

Festival

Tom Kerridge’s Pub in the Park brings a veritable feast of food and music to St Alban’s and with The Hairy Bikers and Sunday Brunch’s Simon Rimmer shaking the pans, it promises to be a great weekend. Food from Cue Point, The Bull & Last and Made in Oldstead will join regular offerings from The Hand and Flowers, Atul Kochhar Restaurants and The Mariners in Cornwall, while music headliners will include Kaiser Chiefs, General Levy, Melanie C and Dodgy. Venue: Verulamium Park.  

From 9 Sep until 11 Sep

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£19 Foodies Festival – Norwich
Fri, 09 Sep 2022

Foodies Festival – Norwich

Festival

Norfolk is a lovely county in September and this new foodie festival has all the hallmarks of being a great success, not least on account of great support from the local gastro community. Check out the Chefs Theatre, where local chef royalty will be much in evidence: Richard Bainbridge (Benedicts), Glaton Blackiston (Morston Hall), Daniel Smith (The Ingham Swan and Wildebeest) and and Eric Snaith (Titchwell Manor) to name a few. A great range of exhibitor stands will take you from the exotic to the artisan whether you're after locally sourced sausages or craft beer. Meanwhile there's cake making and cookery for the next generation of cooks – bring the kids. And live performances from the likes of Liberty X and S Club Allstars will add further zip. All at Earlham Park, Norwich.

From 9 Sep until 11 Sep

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Last Night of the Proms
Sat, 10 Sep 2022

Last Night of the Proms

Event

The BBC Proms is a classical music festival held every summer at the Royal Albert Hall in London, and in recent years has explored new venue spaces through the innovative Proms at... series of events. Its aim; to bring the best in classical music to the widest possible audience, which remains true to founder-conductor Henry Wood's original vision in 1895.

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£10 SEAFEAST - The Dorset Seafood Festival
Sat, 10 Sep 2022

SEAFEAST - The Dorset Seafood Festival

Festival

SEAFEAST - The Dorset Seafood Festival is the UK’s biggest celebration of all things seafood-y has now got a new home on the Weymouth Peninsular on the south coast.

From 10 Sep until 11 Sep

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Free Foodies Festival – Exeter
Fri, 16 Sep 2022

Foodies Festival – Exeter

Event

Come and join the fun at this new food festival on the south coast. Walk, talk and taste amongst a wonderful range of local exhibitor stands, offering everything from exotic, artisan foods to craft and boutique drinks. Listen to live performances from much-loved headliners, including Scouting for Girls, Sophie Ellis-Bextor and East 17. Alternatively check out a great line-up of locals chefs like Mark Dodson (The Mason Arms), Peter Gorton (Gorton’s Tavistock and The Horn of Plenty) and Dan Bowden (Berwick Lodge and The Coach House by Michael Caines), as well as Masterchef talent Daniel Marreiros. All at Escot Park, Exeter.

From 16 Sep until 18 Sep

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£43.40 Pub in the Park Brighton
Fri, 16 Sep 2022

Pub in the Park Brighton

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Pub in the Park Brighton is the brand new food and music festival brought to you by Tom Kerridge. With dishes from The Hand & Flowers, Cue Point, The Kentish Hare and Ox Block by Kenny Tutt, together with live music from The Human League, Gabrielle and Soul II Soul, it promises to be an unmissable event for food and music fans. A chance to taste, shop and learn, as well as come face to face with TV chefs like Sunday Brunch’s Simon Rimmer. Tickets from £43.40 to £55.51. Venue: Royal Victoria Park.

From 16 Sep until 18 Sep

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£27.50 September Party
Sat, 17 Sep 2022

September Party

Event - The Candlelight Club

Prepare for an autumn of partying, Gatsby-style. (It’s also Clayton’s birthday, as if another excuse were needed!)

To help you with your Advanced Charleston lessons on the dance floor there will be live jazz music (details coming soon).

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£19 Autumn Racing Weekend at Ascot Racecourse
Fri, 30 Sep 2022

Autumn Racing Weekend at Ascot Racecourse

Event - Ascot Racecourse

A quality two-day Flat meeting kicks off with a competitive six-race card. The feature race of the day is the Harrogate Water B Corp Noel Murless Stakes, a Listed contest designed as a stepping stone to the following season’s Group contests over staying trips. The afternoon is rounded out with a handful of competitive handicaps, promising a day of thrilling action. 

Day 2, the penultimate day of Ascot’s Flat season is a quality affair with sparkling entertainment on and off the track. 

Racing highlights include two Group 3 contests in the shape of the Cumberland Lodge Stakes for the middle-distance horses and the Bengough Stakes for sprinters. The big betting contest of the day is the Challenge Cup, the most valuable seven-furlong handicap run anywhere in the UK which is always fiercely competitive. 

Make an exciting occasion unforgettable with Fine Dining hospitality packages at any of our 21 racedays. Whether you choose à la carte in our contemporary On5 Restaurant or the traditional Parade Ring Restaurant, the privacy of a box or a bespoke dining experience, it is a chance to socialise over the finest dishes with the backdrop of world-class racing. 

Tickets from £19. Hospitality packages from £259.

From 30 Sep until 1 Oct

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Free Falmouth Oyster Festival
Thu, 13 Oct 2022

Falmouth Oyster Festival

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The well-established (and well-attended) Falmouth Oyster Festival celebrates the start of the oyster dredging season, the native Fal Oyster and the diversity of Cornish seafood, with four days of tasting, learning, cooking demos, live music and all manner of food, drink and craft stalls. Event Square, Falmouth. Full details to be anounced.

From 13 Oct until 16 Oct

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£30 QIPCO British Champions Day
Sat, 15 Oct 2022

QIPCO British Champions Day

Event - Ascot Racecourse

Don’t miss the thrilling finale to the British Flat season as the leading horses and jockeys from Europe and beyond descend on Ascot in their quest to be crowned the champions of 2022. 

Featuring Frankel, Cracksman, Stradivarius and many more, the nation’s richest raceday has been graced by countless heavyweights of the international Flat racing scene over the years.  

As the culmination of the QIPCO British Champions Series, this year’s edition of ‘the Ultimate Raceday’ will once again stage a star-studded card to satisfy both racing enthusiasts and newcomers to the sport. 

Make an exciting occasion unforgettable with Fine Dining hospitality packages at any of our 21 racedays. Whether you choose à la carte in our contemporary On5 Restaurant or the traditional Parade Ring Restaurant, the privacy of a box or a bespoke dining experience, it is a chance to socialise over the finest dishes with the backdrop of world-class racing. 

Tickets from £30. Hospitality packages from £269.

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£27.00 Fireworks Spectacular Family Raceday at Ascot Racecourse
Sat, 29 Oct 2022

Fireworks Spectacular Family Raceday at Ascot Racecourse

Event - Ascot Racecourse

The Jumps season returns to Ascot with a bang at our annual fireworks spectacular. A high-quality card featuring the Bateaux London Grade 3 Gold Cup Handicap Chase is followed by one of the region’s largest fireworks displays. A breathtaking pyro-musical show will launch over 20,000 fireworks from the centre of the racecourse to light up the skyline and bring the curtain down on a spooktacular family day out. 


We are getting preparations underway for a frightfully fun Halloween. Racegoers can expect an abundance of spooky activities and fairground rides to enjoy throughout the day. This is a community event, held in association with the Ascot Round Table, which provides a safe environment for families to enjoy exhilarating sporting action and seasonal fun. Rides will be charged at £1 from 4pm onwards and all proceeds will be donated to local charities. 

Make an exciting occasion unforgettable with Fine Dining hospitality packages at any of our 21 racedays. Whether you choose à la carte in our contemporary On5 Restaurant or the traditional Parade Ring Restaurant, the privacy of a box or a bespoke dining experience, it is a chance to socialise over the finest dishes with the backdrop of world-class racing. 

Tickets from £27. Hospitality packages from £199.

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£19 Howden Christmas Racing Weekend
Fri, 16 Dec 2022

Howden Christmas Racing Weekend

Event - Ascot Racecourse

Celebrate the festive season in style at Ascot's final race meeting of the year, featuring fantastic racing and great festive food and drink off the track. 

On Friday, the racing is set to be thrilling with a quality Jumps card featuring a pair of Grade 2 races – the Howden Kennel Gate Novices’ Hurdle and the Howden Noel Novices’ Chase, both are valuable prizes that often throw up notable performers on the road to the Cheltenham Festival. Gather family, friends and colleagues to enjoy the most valuable meeting of Ascot’s Jumps season, as the Christmas holidays begin in earnest. 


On Saturday, a top-quality card features the Grade 1 Howden Long Walk Hurdle, one of Britain’s most prestigious long-distance hurdle races. 

Off the track, there’s an abundance of seasonal fun for all with a range of festive entertainment.The traditional fairground rides and candle-lit carol singing with the Ascot Brass Band remain firmly part of the entertainment, and Father Christmas and his reindeer will be in attendance. 

Make an exciting occasion unforgettable with Fine Dining hospitality packages at any of our 21 racedays. Whether you choose à la carte in our contemporary On5 Restaurant or the traditional Parade Ring Restaurant, the privacy of a box or a bespoke dining experience, it is a chance to socialise over the finest dishes with the backdrop of world-class racing. 

Tickets from £19. Hospitality packages from £169.

From 16 Dec until 17 Dec

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