Spring is in the air – why don’t you banish the winter blues and visit one of these seafood events this month!
Urban Food Fest Saturdays, London 2 March – 26 October
Urban Food Fest Shoreditch street food market is open every Saturday from the start of March to mid-November at Euro Car Parks, 162 Shoreditch High Street, London E1 6HU from midday to midnight with free entry for everyone!
EXPOWEST Cornwall 5 – 7 March
Taking place well before the all-important summer season kicks off, the show is regarded as a cornerstone of the Cornish business calendar – an absolute must for those eager to see, touch and taste the latest products and innovations, to get a feel for the trends from afar shaping the market, and to compare and contrast a range of competing offerings all under one roof.
Bowhouse March Food Weekend 9 – 10 March
Bowhouse will welcome spring with a New Beginnings themed Food Weekend – a celebration of the best food and drink from Fife and beyond with a host of food and drink producers and the opportunity to try a great selection of street food. Bowhouse’s resident producers will be joined in the covered market area by some of Scotland’s best food and drink stalls, selling everything from meat and seafood, to cheese and charcuterie.
RAW WINE Fair, London 10 – 11 March
Looking for wine to go with your seafood dishes? How about natural, low intervention, farmed organically or biodynamically, harvested by hand and made without excessive use of processing and additives. The fair is the highlight of RAW WINE Week, 6th-13th March, a nationwide celebration of natural wine. This year, the week has a special focus on sustainability and the environmental advantages of choosing natural wine.
Essex Spring Food, Home & Craft Fair 16 – 17 March
The fair, held at Cressing Temple Barns, one of Essex’s most popular venues, has a selection of exhibitors both inside the historic barns themselves, outside stands as well as marquees. Cookery and other demonstrations take place throughout the weekend and your entry ticket includes these. Demos from Chef/Compere Ondine Hartgroves (Masterchef), Ian Cumming (BBC Bake Off) Saturday, Saira Hamilton (Masterchef Finalist), Sunday, launching her new Cookery Book as well as Victoria McNeill the British Herbs expert.
International Food & Drink Event, London 17–20 March
Bursting with Food and Drink Inspiration, the IFE is a celebration of innovative, global and cutting-edge food & drink manufacturers. Discover emerging trends by meeting thousands of future focused producers face-to-face at the UK’s leading and largest food and drink industry event. Journey through the senses as you see, taste, smell and touch revolutionary products, and broaden your network by meeting your peers and witness thought-provoking content.
Eat & Drink Festival, London 22 March – 7 April
Celebrity chefs and experts will be at the Festival, the first for the line-up this year. Chef, author, cookery school owner and overall TV personality, Rosemary Shrager with be there with her exuberant personality and passion for imparting knowledge of food. Also taking part is Theo Randall- internationally renowned Chef, award-winning Chef, Aldo Zilli, actress and Chef Lisa Faulkner; Chef and owner of Randall and Aubin restaurant, Ed Baines; ITV Lorraine’s Chef, Dean Edwards, wine and drinks expert, Olly Smith and many more! Catch them all on the Eat & Drink Stage where they will be demonstrating some of their delicious dishes and sharing their top tips.
St Ives World Village Market 23 – 24 March
The event will be held in the town centre providing the perfect location for a unique shopping and eating experience. It will feature exciting and colourful stalls showcasing an array of products and mouth-watering food from around the globe, and aims to bring together products and produce of colour, character and originality with some unusual thrown in for good measure! Visitors can expect to find exotic world cooking and homemade, healthy and traceable foods.
The Lincoln Street Food Festival 28 – 30 March
A popular food festival taking place over a long weekend giving visitors a chance to enjoy street food from around the world. Talented chefs will be cooking fresh food for all visitors to enjoy and outdoor seating will be provided at the festival so everyone can sit back, relax and enjoy.