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The Best Food and Drink Festivals the UK

Britain is famous for its food and drink festivals, and people in the UK enjoy delicious food and refreshing beverages. They are an excellent opportunity to meet interesting people and try some new flavors. Considering that season of festivals has ended, you will have time to prepare for the next year, and get your tickets in time. Here is our choice of the hottest food and drink festivals, which we think you should attend.

Vegfest

Vegfest takes place in Bristol, between 21 – 22 May. Bristol has become an important part of food community in the UK. The Bristol festival features live DJs and sound system in the evenings. During the day, visitors can explore various food stands and watch chefs demonstrate their skills. You can learn many useful techniques at this festival, such as making vegan cheese, but milk and different types of smoothies. There are also kids’ workshops which teach children about a healthy lifestyle.

Port Eliot

This festival starts on 28 and 31 July in Cornwall and provides a lot of activities to experience. It combines outdoor activities, yoga, wild swims and a lot of food to try.

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If you are into this type of events, then you should definitely visit it. You can meet a lot of people who share your interests, and besides delicious food, you can learn something about healthy living.

Wilderness

Wilderness is a music festival, starting between 4 – 7 August in Oxfordshire. But, besides a good music, visitors can try the delicious food which is hosted by Skye Gyngell and Raymond Blanc. Here you can try a different type of meals which are prepared in London restaurants. Also, organizers didn’t want to neglect the good aspect of this event, so you can also enjoy healthy meals, while dancing, boating, and swimming, or having the late – night parties in the woods.

The Isle of Wight Garlic Festival

As you have guessed from the title, this festival is humming with garlic. In was founded in 1983 and since then it has attracted hundreds of thousands of visitors. The festival is held in August, from 20 to 21. This is an excellent opportunity for local people to offer their products, such as cheese, ciders, meats and a lot of garlic.

Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival

This is one of the most popular festivals in the UK and this year celebrated its 11th anniversary. It is held at Snape Maltings on the banks of the river Lade. If you love good music and excellent food, then this should be your choice.