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19 of the best Christmas food and drink festivals

We all know that delicious food and drink is essential around Christmas! So we’ve gathered together the best food and drink festivals around the UK this December, let’s get those taste bud tingling.

Birmingham Frankfurt Christmas Market & Craft Fair
Location: Birmingham

Visit the largest authentic German market outside of Germany and Austria this December. There are over 180 stalls including an array of delicious German food! Enjoy a bratwurst and a hot gluhwein alongside the ultimate festive atmosphere. Find out more by clicking here!

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Southbank Centre Winter Market
Location: London

Situated on the stunning riverbank of the Thames discover a hubbub of wooden chalets providing a selection of food, wine and handmade crafts. Find out more by clicking here!

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Abergavenny Christmas Food & Drink Fair
Location: Abergavenny

On Sunday 13th December enjoy a fantastic selection of activities at Abergavenny food fair including chef demonstrations, secret treats workshops alongside a brilliant array of exhibitors. To discover more click here!

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Three Wine Men Manchester Christmas Tasting
Location: Manchester

Join Oz Clarke, Tom Atkin and Olly Smith as they share their knowledge about a whole array of wines! With unlimited tasting samples it doesn’t matter if you are an expert or just looking to find out more, you are bound to find a few wines that you will love. Discover more by clicking here!

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York St Nicholas Christmas Fair
Location: York

York’s famous Christmas Market has grown this year with even more stalls and locations! Discover over 100 chalets along Parliament Street, St. Sampson’s Square and other fantastic locations. Find out more by clicking here!

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The Lodge, Bath Christmas Market
Location: Bath

A new attendee at the Bath Christmas Market, ‘The Lodge’ will be a rustic snow lodge sitting on Stall Street. Enjoy a selection of local real ales, winter warming food and cakes! Find out more by clicking here.

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Malton Food Market
Location: Yorkshire

On the 12th December Malton Food Market hosts its special Christmas event! The market itself is renowned across Yorkshire and provides a vibrant atmosphere alongside fantastic locally sourced food. Find out more by clicking here!

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Leith Farmers’ Market
Location: Leith

Running every Saturday throughout December this farmer’s market is a foodie heaven situated right beside the Water of Leith. With an relaxed and eclectic mix of traders you can stroll through this lovely market and discover all sorts of delicious treats. Find out more by clicking here!

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Eyam Hall and Craft Centre Food Market
Location: Derbyshire

On 12th & 13th December discover an array of local Derbyshire producers that are guaranteed to get you in the festive spirit. You can sample delights such as Jaquest, the local smoke house, and honey producers Dad’s Bees. Find out more by clicking here!

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Whitstable Castle and Gardens Christmas Food Festival
Location: Whitstable, Kent

The stunning Whitstable Castle and Gardens are hosting a food festival on Sunday 13th December. Situated on the glorious Kent coast this definitely an event to attend, there will even be a Santa’s Grotto! Find out more by clicking here.

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Faversham Christmas Market
Location: Faversham, Kent

This historic market place will be packed full of stalls bringing festive joy to your day on the 13th and 20th December. Why not enjoy a glass or two of mulled wine whilst you wonder around? Find out more by clicking here.

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St Albans Christmas Market
Location: St Albans, Hertfordshire

As one of the oldest markets in the UK, it’s clear to see that St Albans know how to host a Christmas market.  Running until Sunday 20th December immerse the family in a wonderful festive experience, find out more by clicking here!

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Kirkcaldy Farmers’ Market
Location: Kirkcaldy

On Sunday 20th December Kirkcaldy hosts it’s Christmas Market showcasing a fantastic selection of local produce including cheeses, preserves and local game. Find out more by clicking here!

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Bristol Christmas German Market
Location: Bristol, Somerset

Bristol’s traditional German market boasts a huge selection of tempting Bavarian food and drink including hog roast, lebkuchen gingerbread hearts, gluhwein and German beer. To find out more click here!

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Llandudno Christmas Fayre
Location: Llandudno

There is a delicious range of food and drink stalls at Llandudno Christmas Fayre ranging from the Wild Horse Brewing Co. to Lymmbank Farm Cheeses. With something to please even the pickiest of taste buds this is set to be a food and drinks wonderland. To find out more click here!

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Leamington Spa Yuletide Fayre
Location: Leamington Spa

Situated on the main Parade you can find a fantastic array of food and drink including French and Italian foods! Find out more by clicking here.

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Chester Christmas Market
Location: Chester

With stalls showcasing festive food and drink until the 14th December alongside a magnificent 40ft tree in the centre of the square, it looks like Chester Christmas Market is the place to be this December. Find out more by clicking here!

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Street Feast Hawker House
Location: London

Wine and dine on some of the best street food in London at Hawker House, Canada Water this December. Take a break from the Christmas shopping and head on over for an array of delicious meals and tasty beverages. Find out more by clicking here!

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Hyde Park Winter Wonderland
Location: London

The ever popular Winter Wonderland returns to Hyde Park this year, this free to enter event has top quality food and drink alongside a ‘Magical Ice Kingdom’ which has a brilliant selection of frozen ice sculptures. Find out more by clicking here!

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 Are you going to be heading to any of these foodie delights? We’re giving away a £50 Love 2 Shop voucher! Pop on over to our Facebook to enter – good luck!