April 2019 Add an event

Hallaton & Medbourne Bottle Kicking

Monday, April 22

Annual tradition of bottle kicking between the villages of Hallaton & Medbourne…

The Great Burleighs Express | Loughborough Great Central Railway

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

The Great Burleighs Express will depart from Loughborough Great Central Railway on April 23. Join us for a unique fine dining & gin experience aboard a luxury steam train…

The English Wine Maker & Great Food Club Present… | A Wine Dinner at The Olive Branch

Thursday, April 25, 7pm

Join Great Food Club and The English Wine Maker for a seven-course wine dinner at Great Food Club Pub of the Year 2018/19, The Olive Branch in Clipsham…

Knife, Fork & Spooner Supper Club | Ketton

Saturday April 27, 2019, 7.30pm-10:30pm

An intimate seasonal Supper Club for 14 people at Chef Simon Spooner’s home. Guests will be treated to three courses of exciting seasonal and local food…

Castle Ashby Local Food and Drink Fair

Saturday April 27, 2019, 10am-5pm

A local food & drink festival in Castle Ashby Rural Shopping Yard. Meet the makers of local produce sold in The Deli at Castle Ashby and discover new producers, too…

May 2019 Add an event

Two Chimps Coffee School | Oakham

Wednesday May 1, 2019, 7pm

Intrigued about coffee and how it’s grown, harvested and roasted? Get involved in one of Two Chimps’ FREE coffee schools…

Everards “Pop Inn” Event | The Anchor, Hathern

Thursday May 2, 2019, 4pm-8pm

This ‘Pop Inn’ event, hosted by Everards, is ideal for anyone interested in running their own pub business…

Gin Tasting Masterclass | Langar Hall

Friday May 3

Taste some of Langar Hall’s finest and most interesting gins in a masterclass held by Vince Nielsen of Bar Plata, Aarhus, Denmark…

Artisan Cheese Fair | Melton Mowbray

May 4-5, 2019

One of the UK’s largest cheese fairs, with over 70 artisan cheesemakers from Britain and Ireland, showcasing over 300 cheeses to try and buy…

Creake Abbey Farmers’ Market | Norfolk

Saturday May 4, 2019, 9.30am-1pm

Over 50 of the region’s best food and drink producers will be at Creake Abbey on Saturday May 4 to supply outstanding fresh seasonal produce…

Create Your Own Coffee Blend | Oakham

Sunday May 5, 2019 at 10am

At this hands-on event, you will learn about the coffee we roast and how we roast it. This will be followed by a tasting session of all our coffees…

Cheese-Making Course | Hartingtons of Bakewell

May 8, 2019, 9.30am-4.30pm

On this one-day cheese-making course, you will learn how to make your own artisan cheese and be tutored on all aspects of this fascinating food…

An Evening of Gin & Jazz | The Moat House, Acton Trussell

Friday May 10, 2019, 7.30pm

Relax in The Moat House’s Acton Suite during an evening of Gin & Jazz with Whitley Neill…

Althorp Food & Drink Festival

May 11-12, 2019

Taking place on Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th of May 2019, the Althorp Food & Drink Festival promises something for everyone…

Barbecue Food | Manor Farm Cookery School

Saturday May 25, 2019, 10am to 1pm

Barbecues are mainly thought of for their meat content – but there’s so much more to explore…

Ashby Food Gusto Festival | Ashby de la Zouch

Saturday May 25, 2019, 10.30am to 5pm

The Midlands best food & drink returns for another year to the Bath Grounds in Ashby de la Zouch on the second Bank Holiday weekend…

Gin Night | Dog & Doublet, Sandon

Sunday May 26, 2019, 7.30pm

Head to The Dog and Doublet in Sandon, Staffordshire, for Gin Night!

Children & Teens Cookery | Manor Farm Cookery School

Wednesday May 29, 2019, 10am to 1pm

As usual with Manor Farm cookery sessions designed for children and teens, the focus will be on fun, nutritious recipes…

June 2019 Add an event

Spice Forever | The Moat House, Acton Trussell

Friday June 7, 2019, 8pm

The most authentic Spice Girls tribute act in the UK heads to The Moat House!

Vegetarian Food | Manor Farm Cookery School

Friday June 7, 2019, 10am-1pm

The theme is vegetarian food, and this course will be all about using fresh, local ingredients to create interesting flavours and protein-packed meals…

Open Farm Sunday | A farm near you

Sunday June 9, 2019

As farming’s annual open day, Open Farm Sunday offers a fantastic chance for people to discover real farming at first hand…

Italian Food | Manor Farm Cookery School

Friday June 14, 2019, 10am to 1pm

The theme of this course is Italian food, and it will be all about using fresh, local ingredients to create interesting flavours and protein-packed meals…

Uppingham Feast Day

Sunday June 16, 2019, 12pm-9pm

Taking place on Sunday June 16 in The Market Square, Uppingham from 12pm-9pm. This year’s theme is Mexican Fiesta!

In Search of the Osprey with Hambleton Hall

Thursday June 20, 2019, 6.30pm

The cruise combines a supper by Hambleton’s head chef Aaron Patterson with an opportunity to enjoy Rutland Water’s scenery and glimpse an osprey or two…

Summer Entertaining | Manor Farm Cookery School

Friday June 21, 2019, 10am to 1pm

This morning’s theme is Summer Entertaining, and this course will be all about using fresh, local ingredients to create interesting flavours and protein-packed meals…

Distilled | Melton Mowbray

June 22-23, 2019

If your favourite tipple is gin, vodka, whisky or rum, you’ll enjoy this spirits festival taking place in Melton Mowbray on June 22-23, 2019…

The Great Burleighs Express | Loughborough Great Central Railway

Tuesday June 27, 2019

The Great Burleighs Express is set to return for a summer extravaganza, departing from Loughborough Great Central Railway on June 27…

July 2019 Add an event

Picnic in The Gardens | Beaumanor Hall

Saturday July 6, 2019, 3pm-9pm

Burleighs Gin invite you for an afternoon of alfresco dining, drinking and entertainment in the idyllic grounds of Beaumanor Hall…

PieFest | Melton Mowbray

July 27-28, 2019

PieFest in Melton Mowbray is the UK’s largest celebration of pies! Pie makers from across Britain will be selling pies of all shapes and sizes…

August 2019 Add an event

Nottingham Food & Drink Festival

August 10 & 11, 2019, 10am-6pm

Nottingham Food & Drink Festival in Wollaton Park promises to be a great event for specialist food and drink enthusiasts…

Syston Food Gusto | Syston Central Park

Sunday August 25, 2019, 10.30am to 5pm

Food Gusto Syston is all about experiencing new local food & drink and enjoying a great family day out. It offers a great range of different activities!

October 2019 Add an event

The East Midlands Food Festival | Melton Mowbray

October 5-6, 2019

One of the UK’s largest regional food festivals, now in its 15th year, this event will feature around 200 stalls from the East Midlands and beyond…

December 2019 Add an event

The Great Burleighs Express | Loughborough Great Central Railway

Friday December 13, 2019

The Great Burleighs Express is set to return for a festive extravaganza, departing from Loughborough Great Central Railway on December 13…