The Gin To My Tonic Festival - Birmingham

The Gin To My Tonic Festival returns with another nationwide tour for 2023, bringing together over 120+ different craft gins and spirits from across the UK and beyond.

As always, our aim is to celebrate craft gin and distilling, introduce you to new gins you are likely not to have discovered yet, and let you enjoy tasting samples in person from an array of exhibiting distillers.

The festival is also enriched by fabulous LIVE entertainment to enable you to truly get into the party spirit and celebrate gin with like-minded people.

Opening times*
Saturday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm / 6:00pm - 10:00pm

*times subject to change

The Great British Food Festival - Ashridge

The Great British Food Festival is coming to Ashridge House! Join us for a weekend of food, fun and sun. From an artisan market and street food to kids' activities and a mini zoo! We will have a large range of premium food stalls.... this is one event not to miss!

Opening times*
Saturday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 5:00pm

*times subject to change

Wingfest Birmingham

Birmingham Wing Fest is a celebration of the mighty chicken wing and is now the world’s most popular chicken wing festival. Every year the event showcases the best chicken wings the UK has to offer, with thousands of lucky ticket holders and a judging panel deciding who really does do the best wings!

It’s not just about chicken wings though. Live music and a mixture of drinks will be provided on the day, previous editions have even featured hot sauce challenges for those feeling brave enough.

Opening times*
Friday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm (1 session)
Saturday: 11:30am - 11:00pm (2 sessions)
Sunday: 11:30am - 5:00pm (1 session)

*times subject to change

The Hackney Christmas Market

Who doesn’t love getting tipsy to a few Christmas-themed cocktails?

Well the Hackney Christmas could get the job done for you. Every Friday night starting November 25th they are offering sampling of craft beers from over 20 brewery’s. But if you can't make it for the beer on Friday, they will always have a sea of stalls to keep you entertained. Warm up to some mulled wine and take a look at the artisan vendors selling ethical, sustainable, and vegan  items that offer the festive spirit without hurting the planet. This market offers the full package: alcohol, food, and shopping. Who could ask for anymore? 

Opening times*
Fridays: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Saturdays & Sundays: 12:00pm - 6:00pm

*times subject to change

Meatopia

Meatopia takes place each year at the hallowed London location of Tobacco Dock, Shadwell. Built in the early 19th Century as a hub for precious cargo arriving into London from the New World via the river that runs alongside it, the timber frame and brick vaults of Tobacco Dock have witnessed everything from Victorian trade deals and tiger attacks to music festivals and, of course, some of the world’s best live-fire chefs arriving to cook at Meatopia. Today it has a reputation as one of the ultimate event venues in London.

Opening times*
Thursday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
Friday: 1:00pm - 10:00pm
Saturday: 12:00pm - 10:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 6:00pm

*times subject to change

Hey Gorgeous

We look for professionals with a distinct and unique collection of products that do not overlap and range in price in order to enhance our attendees shopping experience. Just as much as we care about our attendees, we also want to ensure our exhibitors have a positive experience and ensure a good return on investment.

Typically there will only ever be one service per industry to minimise competition and allow maximum return on investment. Previous service exhibitors have included travel agents, home improvements companies, accountants, personal trainers, makeup artists, beauty specialists, mehndi artists and face-painters.

Opening times*
Saturday: 11:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am - 6:00pm

*times subject to change

Taste of London

Every summer we take over our sun-drenched spot at Regent’s Park for five days dedicated to devouring the best food and drinks in the city. 36 restaurants, 50 chefs, 150 artisan producers, 55,000 visitors and eight long sessions of deliciousness!

Opening times*
Wednesday: 5:30pm - 9:30pm
Thursday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm / 5:30pm - 9:30pm
Friday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm / 5:30pm - 9:30pm
Saturday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm / 5:30pm - 9:30pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm

*times subject to change

Nottingham Christmas Market

If you want to experience the best of the Christmas markets in Nottinghamshire, you will definitely want to visit Nottingham Christmas Market. Known locally as Nottingham Winter Wonderland, it’s one of the most popular winter events in the region, and many are excited for its return in 2023.

Nottingham’s Winter Wonderland is a traditional German-style market with all the wonderful Christmas food, mulled wine, handmade gifts and decorations that you would expect to see in a German Christmas market.

The traditional chalets combine well with the less traditional events and activities that are put on by the city. You can choose from family-friendly rides and attractions or meet friends for a drink at one of the winter bars.

Opening times*

Winter Wonderland will be open from 11am on weekdays (10am weekends) until 5.30pm. Some attractions will be open later. It will be open every day until December 31, except Christmas day.

Gift stalls will be open until 5.30pm but the food and drink outlets will be open during the evening. The last booking slot for the ice rink is 9.45pm Monday to Thursday and Sunday and 10pm Friday and Saturday. On Christmas Eve, Boxing Day and New Year's Eve bookings will close at the early time of 6.45pm.

The big wheel is also open until late except on those dates. The bars will stay open until 11pm.

*times subject to change

Bournemouth Christmas Market

A Christmas like no other... the most wonderful time of the year is on the way!

Grab your 'winter warmers' and join us in Bournemouth town centre from 18th November 2023 to 2nd January 2024 for a magical Christmas adventure. Take a trip through the iconic Christmas Tree Wonderland, cosy up in a snow dome and get your skates on, before capping your festive day out with a wander through the famous Bournemouth Christmas Market and two-storey Alpine Lodge - the home of all your festive favourites.

Opening times*
Daily: 10:00am - 11:00pm

*times subject to change

Oxford Christmas Market

The city of dreaming spires will again be filled with festive joy as the Oxford Christmas Market returns to the heart of the city in 2023. With the sound of choirs singing Christmas carols, market traders offering unusual and handmade gifts, colourful decorations brightening wooden stalls and the aroma of mulled wine and cinnamon drifting in the air - a visit to the Oxford Christmas Market is a truly magical Christmas experience.

Opening times*
Monday: 10:00am - 6:30pm
Tuesday: 10:00am - 6:30pm
Wednesday: 10:00am - 6:30pm
Thursday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Friday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 6:30pm

*times subject to change