January 2018

February 2018

  • Ashbourne Shrovetide Football - Ashbourne, Derbyshire (Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday)

March 2018

April 2018

  • Derby Comedy Festival - Guildhall Theatre, Derby
  • Bakewell Food Festival - Bakewell Town Centre
    Free Entry - hardstanding. Around 50 stalls of food fayre from the Peak District including roadshows. Includes tastings and cookery demonstrations.

May 2018

June 2018

July 2018

August 2018

  • Bakewell Show - Bakewell, Derbyshire.
  • Ashbourne Show - Ashbourne, Derbyshire
  • Upton Music Festival - Worcestershire
  • Weobley Art Exhibition - Herefordshire
  • Robin Hood Festival - Sherwood Forest
    A colourful celebration of the life and times of the kindly outlaw with an array of traditional fun
    including medieval craftsmen, jugglers, jesters and more.

  • Flavours of Herefordshire - Hereford
    Cooking demonstrations and celebrity chefs. The Food Pavilion hosts independent food and drink producers.

September 2018

  • Ludlow Food Festival - in Ludlow Castle and around the town.
    This event celebrates ludlow's reputation as one of Britain's best food destinations thanks to its great selection of restaurants. Expect tastings, markets and more.
  • Matlock Bath Illuminations - Matlock Bath, Derbyshire (September to October).
  • Derby Folk Festival - Derby

October 2018

November 2018

  • Cake International - NEC, Birmingham
    The Sugarcraft, Cake Decorating & Baking Show
  • Frankfurt Christmas Market - Birmingham
    The largest authentic German Christmas market outside of Germany and Austria with more than 180 stalls featuring crafts and cuisine.
  • Chatsworth Christmas Market - Chatsworth House
    The grand historic estate of Chatsworth plays host to this festive market which features seasonal crafts, live music and fine food and drink.

December 2018






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