Events and Tradeshows

We love taking our fabulous products on the road that’s why you’ll find us at various events, fairs, food festivals and tradeshows across the country, throughout the year. See below to find us at a fair near you in 2022!

If you spot us out and about be sure to come and say hello and take a photo. You can share it with us or tag us on social media, we would love to see!

 

Festival of British Eventing, Gatcombe Park

August 2022 will see crowds return to Gatcombe Park, home to HRH The Princess Royal for the unique experience that is the Magic Millions Festival of British Eventing. Put 5-7 August 2022 in your diary now!

The event has been much missed and will be back with the magical atmosphere eventing and country fans have come to expect. With thrilling cross country action in the infamous park bowl, a whole host of family entertainment in the main arena, enviable shopping and extensive food offering all set in the beautiful Cotswold countryside, it is a weekend not to be missed.

Festival of British Eventing, Gatcombe Park 

Fri, 05/08/2022 – Sun 07/08/2022

 

Great Dorset Chilli Festival

We are delighted to be back at the Stock Gaylard Estate on 6th & 7th August 2022. We’ll have another great weekend for chilli enthusiasts, food lovers and families. We’re lining up a glorious weekend of “chilli fiesta”, with stalls selling all things chilli, from pepper plants to cayenne condiments; seeds to ceramics; artisan food producers; music; chilli cook-off competition; chilli eating competitions; spicy street food; local ice creams to cool the mouth; local beers to slake the thirst.

Great Dorset Chilli Festival

Sat, 06/08/2022 – Sun, 07/08/2022

 

Gillingham and Shaftesbury Show

Celebrate everything Great about the Great British Countryside at the Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show.

Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show

Wed, 17/08/2022

 

Framlingham Country Show

The Shows with something for everybody. Whether you be a Country Show fan, an avid foodie, a dog lover, want loads for the kiddies to do, love living history or simply want a fun-filled day out, our shows are for you. Support small producers and handmade with some wonderful shopping experiences. Watch and admire our Rural Crafters demonstrating all day and making some pretty amazing things or why not enter your dog into our Dog Shows. There is also something for every music lover out there. Enjoy lunch listening to some up and coming musical talent.

We have a variety of shows within shows to keep young and old occupied with excellent main ring attractions, Celebrity Chefs, and some wonderful and unique children’s attractions, are you interested in gardening? living history, model aeroplanes, tractors, classic cars, horses the list is endless.

Framlingham Country Show

Sat, 20/08/2022 – Sun, 21/08/2022

 

Dartmouth Royal Regatta

It isn’t just about the sport. Regatta always delivers a packed programme on the shoreside too. There are heaps of activities for children and families including crab fishing, pavement artist, colouring, fancy dress and ice cream eating competitions, waterborne treasure hunts and the famous Spot the Oddity Competition. Families can also enjoy many fun events such as trolley racing, waiters and waitresses races, barrel rolling and perhaps as a team in the truly legendary Kon-Tiki raft race. You will definitely see a firework display. Even your four-legged friends are covered with our very popular and hotly contested Regatta Dog Show as part of the Regatta Family Fun Day.

If you fancy some retail therapy then the town is full of independently owned shops to browse, and the Regatta organises a Shopping Parade along the Embankment with a mix of local and top-quality vendors, and a craft market in the Old Market Square.

Dartmouth Royal Regatta

Wed, 24/08/2022 – Sat, 27/08/2022

 

Melpash Show

The Melplash Agricultural Society Show is one of the South West’s premier agricultural exhibitions and is held at The West Bay Showground, Bridport, Dorset on the last Thursday before the August Bank holiday. Our 2022 Show will take place on Thursday 25th August.

Our show really offers something for everyone! The showground is packed full of exhibits including livestock, horses, home crafts and horticulture. There are over 400 trade stands selling everything from locally produced food to tractors… and plenty in between!

Melpash Show

Thursday, 25/08/2022

 

Hampton Court Food Festival

A special day out for all the family set in the spacious palace gardens… Explore Henry VIII’s Palace + Street Food + Pop-Up Bars + Boutique Drinks + Artisan Producers
Face Painting + Children’s Trail, Arts & Crafts + Music + Shopping + The Magic Garden

Hampton Court Food Festival

Sat, 27/08/2022 – Mon, 29/08/2022

 

Waddeson Manor Chilli Fest

The ultimate chilli experience! Turn up the heat at our annual Chilli festival taking place in the Manor gardens set against the backdrop of the North Front of the Manor. With handpicked exhibitors, all passionate about chilli, the festival guarantees to bring you the best of local artisan producers as well as some of the nation’s best-loved independent traders from across the country.

Throughout the weekend you can also enjoy live music, family fun and children’s activities as well as the opportunity to walk around the gardens.

Waddeson Manor Chilli Fest

Fri, 02/09/2022 – Sun, 04/09/2022

 

Frome Agricultural & Cheese Show

It’s called Frome Agricultural & Cheese Show for a reason! After the judging of the Global Cheese Awards on the Thursday, all of the entries are left on display for Saturday’s visitors to go and see, smell and learn about. Not only does the Cheese Pavilion house the Global Cheese Award entries, but there’s also lots of Cheese for sale and the Cheese Bar. The Cookery Theatre will return in 2022 where we will have a full timetable of events including demos from local chefs & cheesemakers.

Take home a cheesy memory of Frome Show by visiting one of the many trade exhibitors in the pavilion with plenty of variety (and show deals) on offer for you to enjoy!

Frome Agricultural & Cheese Show

Sat, 10/09/2022

 

Sturminster Newton Cheese Festival

Cheese, the heart of it all! Artisan Food, Cheese, Crafts, Live music, Real Ale & Cider plus much much more

Artisan Cheese Makers from throughout the West Country and some from further afield. Whether it be Cheddar, Blue, Goat or a lesser know variety you’ll probably find it with one of the producers here!

Sturminster Newton Cheese Festival

Sat, 10/09/2022 – Sun, 11/09/2022

 

National Wedding Show, Olympia

Head to Olympia London this Autumn to meet a wide range of wedding suppliers from London, Surrey and further a field. You’ll also find plenty of wedding inspiration, full-scale catwalk shows, and hundreds of dresses and suits to try on!

National Wedding Show, Olympia

Sat, 17/09/2022 – Sun, 18/09/2022

 

The Surrey Chilli Festival, Walton On Thames

Prepare to feel a little hot under the collar at our Surrey Chilli Festival. A departure from the mundane, this festival is packed with chilli! IT’S ALL ABOUT HOT. Don’t worry if hot’s not your thing, we have a huge selection of ‘non chilified’ eats as well. We haven’t forgotten entertainment either. Just to keep things rocking along we have live music pumping on the stage all day. as usual, our Kids Zone is making its normal appearance for our younger foodies waiting to fill their day.

The Surrey Chilli Festival, Walton On Thames

Sat, 17/09/2022 – Sun, 18/09/2022

 

Newbury RDA, Autumn Gift Fair

This year the Autumn Gift Fair is going to be held on the evening of Tuesday 20th September and the daytime of Wednesday 21st September.

The annual Autumn Gift Fair is the main fundraising event of the year and will be held once again at Hillfields Farm, Upper Basildon, by kind permission of Carol and Nigel Steljes.

Newbury RDA, Autumn Gift Fair 

Tue, 20/09/2022 (Evening only) – Wed, 18/09/2022 (Daytime)

 

National Wedding Show, NEC

Head to NEC Birmingham this Autumn to meet a wide range of local wedding suppliers from Birmingham and further afield. You’ll also find plenty of wedding inspiration, full-scale catwalk shows, and hundreds of dresses and suits to try on! Pick up plenty of ideas from the WEDTalk stage, get inspired for your wedding day attire at the Catwalk then relax with a glass of bubbly at The Champagne Bar.

National Wedding Show, NEC

Fri, 23/09/2022 – Sun, 25/09/2022

 

Thame Food Festival

Over the years the festival has attracted fantastic support from scores of celebrity and local chefs. They have come because they love what they do, and they are happy to be part of our celebration of great local British produce.

They keep the Festival fresh with fabulous new features while keeping the roots with the local and national food community strong. Thame Food Festival is a family occasion with plenty to keep grown-ups and children happy – make it the best it can be for family days out.

Don’t forget that this is primarily a Food Festival so we will keep the standards high and remain true to ‘Supporting British Food’ ethos. Because what is a food festival without delicious food?

Thame Food Festival

Sat, 24/09/2022 – Sun, 25/09/2022

 

Early, Early Christmas Fair, Tedworth Polo Park

The first Christmas Fair of the year. There is so much planned this year with more variety and fun along with 120 stunning stalls to buy from.

Early, Early Christmas Fair

Tue, 27/09/2022 – Wed 28/09/2022

 

EAT Festival – Bedminster

At an eat: Festival you can expect to find a great range of local food & drink producers, awesome street food and free entertainment like jugglers, DJs, buskers and Punch & Judy shows. The event will be well laid out, accessible and always free to attend

EAT Festival – Bedminster

Sat, 01/10/2022

 

The Hampshire Fair, Northington

The wonderful Hampshire Fair will be held at The Grange, Northington. Save the date!

The Hampshire Fair

Wed, 05/10/2022

 

Exeter Westpoint Wedding Extravaganza

Whatever stage you’re at with your wedding preparations, this is the place to be. Whether you’ve just got engaged and are looking for ideas or whether you have the whole day practically sewn up, but are still looking for those special touches, professional wedding suppliers will be on hand to give you inspiration, ideas and all the help you need to make your wedding day individually yours.

From flowers to photographers, wedding cars to cakes, bridal gowns, bridesmaids, men’s formal hire, honeymoons… it’s all there, under one roof.

Exter Wedding Extravaganza

Sat, 08/10/2022 – Sun, 09/10/2022

 

Wells Food Festival

Wells Food Festival will return for its 10th anniversary on Sunday, 9 October to celebrate once again Somerset’s rich and diverse food and drink.

Nearly 200 local traders will be showcasing and selling artisan food and drinks, street food and homewares in the Market Place, the Town Hall, along the moat and in the recreation ground.
Also included will be a selection of South West artisan food and drink producers from beyond Somerset.

English wines will be featured again this year, with local vineyards and those from further afield, as well as three exclusive wine tasting sessions.
Plus there will be children’s cookery workshops and an interactive children’s trail.

Wells Food Festival

Sun, 09/10/2022

 

The Dummer Fair

The Dummer Fair has been held around Michaelmas for over 20 years and is a firm favourite in many diaries. Held at the Dummer Cricket Centre in Basingstoke and featuring over 75 stalls, the fair attracts over 1200 visitors and is not to be missed.

The stalls range from crafts and food to clothing and gifts. There is sure to be plenty to tempt you for early Christmas gifts or just to treat yourself!

Dummer Fair

Wed, 12/10/2022 – Thu, 13/10/2022

 

National Wedding Show, ExCel

Head to London ExCeL this Autumn to meet a wide range of local wedding suppliers from all over the UK. You’ll also find plenty of wedding inspiration, full-scale catwalk shows, and hundreds of dresses and suits to try on! Plan your honeymoon and destination wedding at The Destination Wedding & Honeymoon Show, pick up plenty of ideas from the WEDTalk stage, get inspired for your wedding day attire at the Catwalk then relax with a glass of bubbly at The Champagne Bar.

National Wedding Show

Sat, 15/10/2022 – Sun, 16/10/2022

 

Chiswick Cheese Market

We have over 150 DIFFERENT CHEESES, plus chutney, crackers and many more cheese-related goodies.

Chiswick Cheese Market

Sun, 16/10/2022

 

Dartmouth Food Festival

Having grown from humble beginnings in 2002 into a first-class feast of entertainment featuring workshops, seminars, tastings, competitions, demonstrations and over 120 hand-picked exhibitors (70% of which are from Devon), it truly is the very best that the South West has to offer. Described in The Telegraph as a ‘heady mix of celebrity chefs, parties, food markets, tasting shacks and demonstrations, the festival is now a landmark event on the culinary calendar. What gives us extra stand out is the fact that we’re a free festival. Anyone and everyone is welcome to come along and take part without being charged an entry fee.

Dartmouth Food Festival

Fri, 21/10/2022 – Sun, 23/10/2022