As the summer hots up so do the foodie events. So why not enjoy some great food in the sun as you sample the UK's best produce.
The Manchester Picnic
3 August - 5 August 2012
Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester city centre
The Manchester Picnic is back 3 - 5 August to again transform Piccadilly Gardens into a foodie family oasis.
Clitheroe Food Festival
4 August 2012
Come to Cliteroe for a day packed with Lancashire's finest produce. Meet Ribble Valley's top chefs and enjoy food activies for everyone.
The Northumbria Food & Wine Festival
10 August - 11 August 2012
Sample food from some of the North East's leading kitchens whilst tasting wines from around the world with expert guidance from leading wine merchants in our region, all rounded off with live music.
Edinburgh Foodies Festival
10 August - 12 August 2012
Foodies helps kick off Edinburgh’s famous festival in style by bringing the best in food and drink to the city in August.
Derbyshire Craft & Food Fair
18 August - 19 August 2012
Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire
Set in the stunning grounds of Derbyshire's Kedleston Hall, this large food, craft and drink show is celebrating a wealth of wonderful produce and crafts.
Big Onion Festival
25 August 2012
Elveden Estate, Elveden, Suffolk
The Big Onion Festival showcases fantastic local food and drink from the Suffolk area. With demonstrations from local chefs, as well as live music from local bands and children's entertainment its a perfect family day out.