Bedworth Civic Hall
£15 incl gin guide and glass
Ticket holders will be able to sample over one hundred different gins, either with tonic or as a cocktail. Craft distillers and experts on all things gin will be on hand offering samples and talking about their gin. Also on offer will be a selection of snacks and a Louisiana-style jambalaya supper plus a live DJ.
Saturday 2nd – Sunday 3rd June
Lichfield Gin, Cheese and Ale Festival
Lichfield town centre
With over 100 traders this new festival will be delivering a weekend of tempting gins, spirits, wines and ales, tours, product sampling, street food, live music and enjoyment for the visitors to Lichfield.
Thursday 7th June
Master Chefs demo
Lemore Manor, Eardisley Herefordshire
Noon to 4pm
Hosted by Billy Wright and Jack Layer, these supper club chefs and food creatives are Master Chef finalists from 2016. You will have the chance to learn from the professionals and meet them back stage, before enjoying a welcome cocktail and three course lunch. All profits will go to support the Little Princess Trust.
Friday 8th June
Upton’s Supper Club
Upton House and Gardens, Warwickshire
6.30 – 10pm
As part of a series of dining experiences, the National Trust property is hosting a tasting menu with a French Riviera theme. Accompanied by a specially created gin cocktail courtesy of Cotswold Distillery and all whilst listening to a soulful jazz performance.
Friday 8th – Sunday 10th June
Worcester Food Festival
Cathedral Square and town centre, Worcester
Friday and Saturday 10am – 5.30pm
Sunday 11am – 4.00pm
Delivered in partnership with Cotswold Markets, the Food Fest will showcase over 60 stalls offering delicious food and drink from local businesses and selected specialist producers. Not to mention food and drink matching sessions, cookery demonstrations and master class workshops by a variety of well-established chefs.
Saturday 9th June
Edinburgh Gin Dinner
Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Victoria Square, Birmingham
A delicious six-course meal will be created, by Executive Chef Christopher Lovatt, packed full of ingredients that will perfectly complement the gin serve you’ll enjoy with each course. Guests will dine in the stunning surrounding of BMAG’s Industrial Gallery, with live music and goody bags included in the ticket price.
Thursday 14th June
Cocktail Culture : History of American Cocktails
The Whisky Club, 75-80 Vyse Street, Birmingham
7 – 9.30pm
The Birmingham Whisky Club is hosting this ‘Cocktail Culture’ event, which will guide you through the history of American cocktails with Sam Boulton from The Vanguard Bar. The session will include four tasters, all while listening to a historical walk-through of their timeline.
Under The Sea
The Stock Pot Café, Ryton Organic Gardens, Coventry
7 – 11pm
A six course set menu of delicious seafood with wine pairings available. A welcome glass of fizz and dishes including red mullet bisque, whole grilled lobster and warm chocolate fondant feature on the menu. Limited to 50 places.
Friday 22nd June
Summer Wine Tasting
Hiller’s Garden Bistro, Dunnington Heath Farm, Alcester
Local independent wine merchants Vin Neuf will be holding their annual tasting, with over 50 wines to try in the fragrant rose gardens. There will also be a coach running from Stratford town centre to the venue for £5 per person return.
Saturday 23rd June
Introduction to Brewing
Birmingham Brewing Company, Unit 15, Stirchley trading Estate, Birmingham
9am – 4pm
£110 includes lunch
This beer school is a full day course led by an MSc Qualified Master Brewer, which will involve a combination of talks on the science and technique of brewing, as well as a guided brew on BBC’s 100L pilot kit. This course is catered to people who’ve never brewed before and want to give it a whirl. As a group you can choose which type of beer you’d like to make; whether that be a pale ale, stout, IPA, or one from our recipe book of Brummies.
Saturday 30th June – Sunday 1st July
Shobdon Food & Flying Festival
Shobdon Airfield, Near Leominster, Herefordshire
10am – 5pm
Adults – £8 Children 5-16 – £2 Under 5’s – Free
Sample and buy from over seventy of the very best food and drink producers from Herefordshire and the surrounding counties. Including succulent local meats, breads and cheeses as well as ice-cream, confectionery and, cakes. Also on offer will be award-winning local ciders, wines and ales brewed within just a few miles of the showground.