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Top food festivals to visit this autumn

As autumn approaches, the arrival of the new season brings with it a host of fabulous food festivals and events to central England, each showcasing the best of British produce and delicious local dishes.

Fine dine with a legendary winemaker at Tyddyn Llan

Fine dine with a legendary winemaker at Tyddyn Llan

Michelin-starred Restaurant with Rooms, Tyddyn Llan, on the edge of Snowdonia in north Wales, has planned five special wine dinners for the autumn, commencing on 9 September with a dinner hosted by legendary Australian wine maker John Duval.

Britain on the wagon

Britain on the wagon

While alcoholic drinks remain a core part of many adults’ food and drink repertoires, new research from Mintel reveals almost one in five (17%) British drinkers expect to reduce their consumption over the next year, with saving money being the number one reason for cutting back.

The Blueberry - Superfood of the Berry World

The Blueberry - Superfood of the Berry World

The blueberry, one of the only foods naturally blue in colour and widely considered to be a ‘superfood’.

Marco Pierre White to host Champagne lunch and dinner at Cadbury House

Marco Pierre White to host Champagne lunch and dinner at Cadbury House

Fans of Marco Pierre White can meet the great man himself as he makes one of his regular visits to his restaurant in Congresbury, North Somerset.

Exciting new modern muesli brand for adventurous palates

Exciting new modern muesli brand for adventurous palates

Cuckoo offers consumers a revolutionary take on traditional Bircher muesli with exciting and innovative varieties designed to appeal to Britain’s adventurous palates.

Hotel Cafe Royal launches The London Royal Tea

Hotel Cafe Royal launches The London Royal Tea

On 14 September, Hotel Cafe Royal will unveil The London Royal Tea, a take on the English afternoon tea tradition, featuring a London theme playfully presented in the gilded splendour of the iconic Oscar Wilde Bar.

Trouble brews for the Great British Tea Time

Trouble brews for the Great British Tea Time

With the ovens warming in anticipation of the Great British Bake Off, new research from Mintel finds that Brits may be losing their thirst for the Great British Tea Time.

Langley Castle transforms Afternoon Tea Week into a profumo-filled affair

Langley Castle transforms Afternoon Tea Week into a profumo-filled affair

Luxurious Langley Castle, in Langley-on-Tyne, has started whispering about what it believes will be the most hedonistic afternoon tea experience in Britain for this year’s Afternoon Tea Week (August 10-16), as it wows with tastes and aromas and creates a truly profumo-filled affair.

Great British Food Festival returns to Ragley

Great British Food Festival returns to Ragley

The Great British Food Festival returns to Ragley on Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 September. This year the festival is going to be even bigger and better featuring new additions such as adult cookery classes and forager guided walks.

UK votes on key ingredients for a perfect dinner party

UK votes on key ingredients for a perfect dinner party

Four alcoholic drinks, three couples, two choice pieces of gossip and a dash of Bublé - those are among the key ingredients for the perfect dinner party.

Five occasions to celebrate at Tyddyn Llan

Five occasions to celebrate at Tyddyn Llan

Michelin-starred Restaurant with Rooms Tyddyn Llan, on the edge of Snowdonia in north Wales, has planned five special wine dinners between September and November leaving aficionados of Bryan Webb’s unique cookery style spoilt for choice.

74% of consumers list animal welfare among the top factors which make a food brand ethical

74% of consumers list animal welfare among the top factors which make a food brand ethical

When it comes to ethical claims made by food and drink companies, new research from Mintel finds that concerns over animal welfare top the list, trumping environmental concerns and concerns over tax avoidance.

Pasta con Passione - Spaghetti House celebrates its 60th birthday

Pasta con Passione - Spaghetti House celebrates its 60th birthday

Celebrating 60 years of love for pasta and all things Italian, Spaghetti House marks its 60th birthday this September with some very special treats.

Dirty Bones to open in Soho

Dirty Bones to open in Soho

The team behind American comfort food restaurant, Dirty Bones, is excited to announce the opening of its second site in Soho’s Kingly Court this September.