Wrap up warm and head out to the local foodie fairs and events.
Cornwall food and drink live
3 November - 4 November
Brunels Old Station, Bristol
Enjoy this two-day event highlighting just why Cornwall has such a reputation as a culinary hotspot and a destination for food lovers from far and wide.
Ipswich Christmas Craft & Food Fair
3 November - 4 November 2012
Suffolk Show Ground, Ipswich, Suffolk
Get a head start on the festive season and stock up early with some cracking Christmas gifts, food, crafts and more!
Biscuiteers Biscuit Boutique and Icing Cafe
194 Kensington Park Rd, Notting Hill, London
Biscuiteers, the celebrated hand-iced biscuit company, is thrilled to announce the opening of the very first Biscuit Boutique and Icing Cafe in Notting Hill, London on Monday 5th November 2012.
The Knebworth Christmas Fair
17-18 November 2012
Knebworth House, Knebworth, Hertfordshire
Why not visit the Christmas Show at Knebworth House for gifts and crafts as well as wine, real-food, chocolates and other confectionery.
12 Wines of Christmas wine and food matching evening
Wine & Spirit Education Trust, International Wine & Spirit Centre, 39-45 Bermondsey Street, London
Guests will be able to taste classic Christmas foods, such as smoked salmon canapés, turkey, charcuterie and cheeses, with 12 wine styles - including Albariño, Valpolicella, Burgundy, Sauternes, and Manzanilla Sherry - and select wines to serve at seasonal events this Christmas, with and without food.