Upcoming events: June 2018

Here’s a low-down of June’s events:

Monmouthshire Food Festival – 2 June

he Monmouthshire Food Festival comes to you from the glorious surroundings of Caldicot Castle with a full programme of demonstrations, talks, tastings, etc. The Chef’s Theatre features many of Monmouthshire’s award-winning chefs who will give a taste of the county’s finest hotels and restaurants.



Food Fest, Kent – 2-3 June

The Food Fest in Kent will be held in the beautiful setting once again The Mount Vineyard in Shoreham Kent. We will be bringing you the best of what Kent has to offer from its local farmers markets, breweries, vineyards and local producers of fine foods.



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Colchester Medieval Festival & Oyster Fayre Market 2-3 June

Wonderful food court with medieval and modern delicacies.



Marine Data Management workshops – 6 June

National Oceanography Centre, Southampton MEDIN are pleased to announce another series of their very popular and well-received workshops on marine data management, for the coming year.




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World Oceans Day – 8 June

On World Oceans Day, people around our blue planet celebrate and honour the ocean, which connects us all. Get together with your family, friends, community, and the planet to start creating a better future. Working together, we can and will protect our shared ocean. Join this growing global celebration on 8 June! A healthy world ocean is critical to our survival. Every year, World Oceans Day provides a unique opportunity to honour, help protect, and conserve our world’s shared ocean.




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Crail Food Festival – 9-10 June

One of Scotland’s biggest food festivals returns to the coastal village of Crail this year, promising a weekend packed with local produce, drink and live entertainment. Now in its eighth year and spread across three different venues in the picturesque Fife village, the festival offers everything from cookery demonstrations and children’s activities to food and drink markets (and, of course, plenty of sampling).



Barleyland Food Festival – 9-10 June

The Festival features a top line up of celebrity chefs including Jose Pizarro, Chris Bavin and Theo Randall (Saturday) and Jean Christophe Novelli, Valentine Warner and Dean Edwards (Sunday) as well as the usual exciting features and more coming for 2018. You may want to take advantage of our unique Fruit De Mer restaurant, where you can enjoy a huge and delicious seafood platter, fresh from the sea.



Bristol Food Connections – 11-17 June

Head to Bristol in June to celebrate everything that’s great about the local food scene. This year’s theme is time, and events throughout the week will look at food both from a futuristic and historic angle. How time affects our eating patterns will also be hotly debated.



Summer Wine and Seafood Lunch – 13 June

Due to a fantastic first year, The Barleylands Food Festival is due back in 2018 again featuring a top line up of celebrity chefs including Jose Pizarro, Chris Bavin and Theo Randall (Saturday) and Jean Christophe Novelli, Valentine Warner and Dean Edwards (Sunday)



Taste of London – 13-17 June

Taste of London returns to Regent’s Park this June bringing together some of the best chefs from across the world. Head to the Taste Residence for a fine dining dinner of small plates paired with wines; seated at the chef’s table, you’ll have the chance to enjoy a four-course tasting menu cooked by the likes of Swedish chefs Magnus Nilsson, Niklas Ekstedt and Sean Gray, Manoella Buffara from Brazil or French chef Gregory Marchand.



One Summer Night in the House –  14 June

Generously supported and hosted by Caviar House & Prunier at their legendary Piccadilly location.  Join us for a night of fun – champagne, wine, oysters, seafood, canapés, and some surprise entertainment from Paradisia!



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London Seafood Festival, Battersea Power Station – 20-24 June

London Seafood Festival arrives at Battersea Power Station this summer, offering an array of events including masterclasses, chef collaborations and a selection of different pop-ups suitable for all the family.



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Abingdon Food & Drink Festival – 23 June (proudly supporting Thames Valley Air Ambulance)

This year we are raising money for Thames Valley Air Ambulance.  We have pledged up to 50% of the profit from the event, including the raffle, so we hope that you will give generously to the bucket collections and buy lots of raffle tickets. Explore an amazing selection of foods from around the world.




The Cambridgeshire Food and Drink Festival – 23-24 June

We’ll be taking over the East of England Arena in June 2018, bringing you live celebrity cooking demos from the fabulous Hairy Bikers & the fantastic James Martin. This festival is jam-packed with things to do including local chef and crafting demonstrations, a selection of hands on workshops, a vintage fun fair, kid’s activities, tasting sessions, live music, hundreds of exhibitors and the best street food and drink the UK has to offer!



Cumbrian Fish Supper Cruise 20th June – 27th June

The famous fish supper event returns onboard a two-hour evening cruise with musical entertainment from Pete Lashley.  The ticket includes a two-hour evening cruise, fish & chip supper (vegetarian option available) and live entertainment.



Colchester food and Drink Festival – 23-24th June

The Festival is the Region’s largest food and drink festival with over 150 stalls in a 9.5 acre town centre park.  A ‘Celebrity Kitchen’ demonstrates great cooking and local, national and international food and drink stalls both inside and outside.



Beyond the Coast 2018: JNCC’s conference on the future of our offshore marine environment 26-27th June

This event will bring together a diverse range of practitioners, academics and others with an interest in the offshore marine environment to discuss key issues, such as how to deal with uncertainty, assessing the health of the marine environment beyond the coast, and working together to achieve common goals.



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Macclesfield Food Festival – 30 June

Join us for a fabulous day out filled with wonderful foods and flavours to excite your senses in the picturesque town of Macclesfield. A busy market town on the banks of the River Bollin.



Great British Food Festival – Bodelwyddan Castle N.Wales – 30 June

More than ‘just another food festival’, The Great British Food Festival combines the nation’s love of great food and drink with some of the country’s most treasured locations, providing a unique opportunity to explore new flavours and beautiful venues, all at the same time!


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Portsmouth Seafood Festival – 30 June–1 July

Portsmouth Seafood Festival returns to Gunwharf Quays this summer following the phenomenal success of 2017’s inaugural event.


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