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5th Broadstairs Food Festival

Now celebrating its fifth year, the Broadstairs Food Festival combines energy and enthusiasm for Kent produce with a passion for providing East Kent with a truly independent community festival.

TV chef to teach at Swift House Cookery School

TV chef to teach at Swift House Cookery School

Swift House Cookery School, which has just opened in Bethersden near Ashford in Kent, has announced its programme of cookery courses, including a session with Dev Biswal, chef patron of the award-winning Ambrette restaurants in Margate and Rye.

Visit the Bury St. Edmunds Food and Drink Festival

Bury St. Edmunds will host a Food and Drink Festival this August Bank Holiday, and the Angel Hotel is offering visitors a holiday package which includes accommodation on a B&B basis and a three-course dinner from £159per room, per night – saving 30%.

The Great Indian Peninsula Railway pulls-up at Kitchen Party

The Great Indian Peninsula Railway pulls-up at Kitchen Party

This summer will see The Great Indian Peninsula Railway pull-up four times between 11th July – 3rd August at Kitchen Party in Clerkenwell.

Obika brings the Italian Aperitivo to Taste of London

Obika brings the Italian Aperitivo to Taste of London

London is at the forefront of the hottest culinary trends in the world, and the Italian Aperitivo is in vogue. The custom of Aperitivo is a tradition deeply rooted in Italian culture, whereby early evening drinks are enjoyed and paired with antipasto to whet the appetite for your evening meal.

Hastings Seafood & Wine Festival 2013

Hastings Seafood & Wine Festival 2013

Seafood sophisticates and wine connoisseurs take note. The date to put in your diary for 2013 is the weekend of 14 & 15 September 2013. The venue - Hastings Stade Open Space, East Sussex.

Throw yourself a Royal Party

Throw yourself a Royal Party

With Buckingham Palace's four-day public garden party looming in July and a Royal Baby on the horizon, the Royal Household is sure to be in party planning mode.

The world’s longest tasting menu

This June foodie explorers, unearthed will be attempting a Guinness World Record to create the world’s longest tasting menu, which will consist of 193 courses - one from each country in the world.

Unitas Events launches Gourmet Masterclasses

Unitas Events launches Gourmet Masterclasses

Unitas Events is serving up a unique, elite training event, bringing together some of the UK’s top chefs, with an inspirational business coach.

Foraging meets fine dining for one-off festival event

Foraging meets fine dining for one-off festival event

This month marks the second ever Jersey Food Festival (18 - 26 May). Spanning less than 50 square miles, Jersey is a widely underestimated food destination with more Michelin-starred restaurants per capita than London.

The Chesterfield Mayfair’s Chocolate Factory

The Chesterfield Mayfair’s Chocolate Factory

This month, The Chesterfield Mayfair Hotel, will be deliciously launching a new afternoon tea inspired by Roald Dahl’s much loved book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory which opens as a new stage musical at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in June.

Mozzarella Month at Sartoria

Mozzarella Month at Sartoria

Inspired by the ‘Streets of Mozzarella’ festival in Italy, Mayfair restaurant Sartoria will devote the entire month of May to celebrating one of Italy’s most popular exports.

Canned Food Week (April 15-21) - celebrating the UK’s store-cupboard saviour

Canned Food Week (April 15-21) - celebrating the UK’s store-cupboard saviour

The canned food market is growing – and at a faster rate than food contained in alternative packaging methods. In the last year, sales of canned goods grew in the UK by 4.6% - that’s 1% higher than the total grocery market, which grew by just 3.6%.

Nationwide Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day

Nationwide Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day

On Tuesday 9th April, Ben & Jerry’s will celebrate all things ice cream by hosting its annual Free Cone Day across the UK (3-9pm in Leicester Square cinemas, 6-9pm everywhere else).

Summer Solstice dinner at Tyddyn Llan, North Wales

Summer Solstice dinner at Tyddyn Llan, North Wales

Bryan Webb, the co-owner (with wife Susan) and Michelin starred chef of ‘Restaurant with Rooms’ Tyddyn Llan will be hosting a Summer Solstice Dinner on June 21. It is one of only three Michelin starred restaurants in the whole of Wales.