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National Chocolate Week, Sssh! Don't tell the dentist

National Chocolate Week, Sssh! Don't tell the dentist

Not that we need an excuse but National Chocolate Week kicks off on 14 October, which means seven days of guilt-free chocolate indulgence. From chocolatiering to chocolate fashion shows, VisitEngland has put together a list of the top experiences for those with a sweet tooth. Just don’t tell the dentist!

Prepare your tastebuds for the 10th annual Melton Mowbray Food Festival

Prepare your tastebuds for the 10th annual Melton Mowbray Food Festival

The 10th annual Melton Mowbray Food Festival returns to the Cattle Market in the town from 5-6 October 2013.

Orange and Lemon are the new (Green &) Black

Orange and Lemon are the new (Green &) Black

Orange and lemon have been two of the most talked about colours at London Fashion Week, from David Beckham posing at the Belstaff flagship store with an orange motorbike to Mulberry showcasing their Spring/Summer collection, which boasts the Bayswater in fashion-forward burnt orange and yellow hues.

Oktoberfest - Barts does beer in a big way

Oktoberfest - Barts does beer in a big way

In honour of Oktoberfest, the world’s biggest beer festival and one of Uncle Barts favourite German traditions, this year, Barts will be hosting The Oktoberfest Party on Thursday 26th September, 6pm-late.

Celebrate Halloween at Bluebird’s Pumpkin Patch this October

Celebrate Halloween at Bluebird’s Pumpkin Patch this October

This October, Chelsea is coming over all American with a whole host of Halloween horticulture, tasty baked treats and events on offer at the Bluebird Epicerie and Cafe.

Malaysia night takes over Trafalgar Square

Malaysia night takes over Trafalgar Square

Friday October 4th will see central London transform into a vibrant and bustling taste of Malaysia, as the sights, flavours and sounds of this truly unique country take over Trafalgar Square for the fourth annual Malaysia Night.

House of Commons launch for Asian Curry Awards

House of Commons launch for Asian Curry Awards

The Rt Hon. Tom Brake MP, Deputy Leader of the House of Commons, hosted the launch of the third Asian Curry Awards at the House of Commons on Wednesday 4th September.

Guernsey restaurants offer gastronomic £10 menus at Tennerfest

Guernsey restaurants offer gastronomic £10 menus at Tennerfest

From 1 October to 11 November, Guernsey will hold its 15th annual Tennerfest, which will see restaurants in Guernsey and its sister island Sark offer all inclusive menus starting from £10, with savings of almost 50%.

Oyster ‘market’ at Pescatori Charlotte Street

Oyster ‘market’ at Pescatori Charlotte Street

September, and the new season oysters are here. Italian and seafood ristorante Pescatori at 57 Charlotte Street, W1, is celebrating from 10 to 20 September with an inviting market-style stall located in its alfresco area.

Enjoy the flavours of the seaside at annual Seafood Festival

Enjoy the flavours of the seaside at annual Seafood Festival

For those craving the atmosphere of the seaside and the tastes of the ocean, The Granville @ Barford is hosting its annual ‘Seafood Festival’ from Tuesday 24 - Saturday 28 September. Customers will be able to enjoy a wide range of delicious fresh seafood dishes from produce delivered daily.

TV Chef to serve tasting menu at Canterbury pop up

TV Chef to serve tasting menu at Canterbury pop up

Kent-based TV Chef Dev Biswal is to create a “pop up” restaurant and serve a gourmet tasting menu at the Kent & Canterbury Club at three special events in October.

D&D London unveil 1,000 Belu Water Bottle Summer Sculpture

D&D London unveil 1,000 Belu Water Bottle Summer Sculpture

Earlier this summer, iconic restaurant group D&D London teamed up with ethical water company, Belu, and international charity, WaterAid, to launch the first ever World Water Week Summer Sculpture Competition.

Prosciutto Month at Sartoria

Prosciutto Month at Sartoria

Inspired by the Prosciutto festival in Parma during September, the team at Sartoria is bringing a slice of Italy to the capital with its very own Prosciutto Month.

Mile High goes long haul - East Africa meets West London

Mile High goes long haul - East Africa meets West London

After the buzz and excitement of Gothenburg, Beirut and Sicily, the next stop on Mile High’s globetrotting tour takes inquisitive guests on a culinary adventure to the sandy shores of the Indian Ocean: Destination Mozambique.

Oyster Shucking Competition at Bluebird in Chelsea

Oyster Shucking Competition at Bluebird in Chelsea

Chainmail gloves and knives at the ready…In celebration of native Oyster season, on 7th September Bluebird will be hosting its infamous annual Oyster Shucking Competition.