Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

The Food and Drink Forum recognises businesses’ needs to meet and learn in order to thrive. Networking and industry award events provide an informal way to make connections and create commercial opportunities whilst training events offer a more formal way to introduce new thinking into a business. The Forum runs range of events throughout the year to meet these needs, enabling food and drink businesses to create growth and promote the sector as a whole.

 

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* Harborough MarketHarborough Market

Time: 8:00 am

Held on the first Thursday of each month, Harborough Market has been running for over 800 years and gives you the great the opportunity to browse and buy an assortment of great food products. Some of these products include fish, cheese, cakes, sweets and even non food products such as jewellery, furniture and pet supplies. This is a great place to buy a number of great food and drink products.

* Bread & Jam 2020Bread & Jam 2020

Time: 9:00 am

The UK's first food founders' festival - Industry Expert... Bread & Jam is an annual 2 day conference and bootcamp for emerging and scaling food and drink brands, bringing together food and drink founders and innovators, investors, retailers media and industry leaders. You can expect a ground-breaking programme of panel discussions, inspirational keynotes, hands-on workshops and mentoring sessions focused on accelerating independent food and drink brands with bold aspirations. If you're an ambitious food brand, or someone who works in this field, this is an annual event not to be missed.

* How To Prepare To SellHow To Prepare To Sell

Time: 10:00 am

How To Prepare To Sell Food And Drink Products Online

* Processing and Packing EventProcessing and Packing Event

Time: 10:00 am

Processing and Packing Machinery Association Show features the latest in processing and packaging machinery, robotics and industrial vision systems, as well as today's innovations and advances in materials, containers, packaging design and sustainability. You'll also have a valuable opportunity to network, attend seminars, source new ideas and solutions, and meet potential new suppliers, influencers and technical experts. With everything under one roof, you'll gain a huge amount of knowledge and inspiration in a single visit.

* Sutton Bonington Farmers MarkeSutton Bonington Farmers Marke

Time: 1:50 pm

Based at the University of Nottingham’s Sutton Bonington Campus, this student run farmers market takes place monthly during term time and is a former winner of market of the year at the BBC Food and Farming Awards 2012. Making local, fresh and seasonal produce easily available to university staff, students and the community, Sutton Bonington Farmers Market has over 35 local food producers, with products ranging from locally produced vegetables, cakes meats and more.

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* Melton Mowbray Farmer’s MarketMelton Mowbray Farmer’s Market

Time: 8:00 am

Hosted on both Tuesday and Friday every week and running for a total of 150 years and counting, Melton Mowbray Farmer’s Market has earned a stellar reputation by hosting a number of high quality, successful traders each week, selling a number of different products. Some of these products include cheese, fish, freshly brewed coffee, high quality fruit and vegetables and Asian and Chinese cuisine.

* Bread & Jam 2020Bread & Jam 2020

Time: 9:00 am

The UK's first food founders' festival - Industry Expert... Bread & Jam is an annual 2 day conference and bootcamp for emerging and scaling food and drink brands, bringing together food and drink founders and innovators, investors, retailers media and industry leaders. You can expect a ground-breaking programme of panel discussions, inspirational keynotes, hands-on workshops and mentoring sessions focused on accelerating independent food and drink brands with bold aspirations. If you're an ambitious food brand, or someone who works in this field, this is an annual event not to be missed.

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* Wollaton Farmers MarketWollaton Farmers Market

Time: 8:00 am

Wollaton farmers market is in a convenient location ready for you on the first Saturday of every month, with producers selling a wide range of food and drink products for you to purchase. These products include beef, pork, fruit, veg and flour.

* Bath Farmer’s MarketBath Farmer’s Market

Time: 9:00 am

Held at Green Park in Bath every Saturday, Bath Farmers’ Market has been running since 1997, promoting some of the best quality products from various different companies. The market also supports small or new producers as well as some of the established companies that are around today. Here you can find award winning produce such as fish, pork, sweet pastries, chocolates, tea & coffee and many more.

* Stroud Farmer’s MarketStroud Farmer’s Market

Time: 9:00 am

Twice awarded the best Farmers’ Market in the UK, Stroud Farmers Market is the place to be for great products. Countless amounts of companies attend the Farmers’ market and countless amounts of customers attend to by the best quality produce. You can find companies such as Gould’s Cheddar, Bow-in-the-Cloud Wine Vineyard and Faithfull’s Quality Baking.

* Burbage Farmer’s MarketBurbage Farmer’s Market

Time: 2:19 pm

Taking place on the first Saturday of each month, Burbage Farmer’s Market gives you a wonderful chance to browse and buy a number of different products from a number of different great companies. Some of these products consist of cakes, cheese, farmhouse pies and sweet treats amongst many more wonderful products for you to get your hands on.

* Axbridge Farmer’s MarketAxbridge Farmer’s Market

Time: 4:21 pm

Held right in the centre of Axbridge in Axbridge Town Square, Axbridge Farmers’ Market has been running for fifteen plus years and is home to some of the best food and drink companies across the South West. The market is held on the first Saturday of the month and for the past two years has been shortlisted for Taste of the West’s Best Farmers’ Market. Some of the regular stallholders you can find here consist of The Humble Pie Co, Fussels Fine Foods and Mere Fish Farm, amongst twenty two other companies that can be found at the market.

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* Fine Food & Craft MarketFine Food & Craft Market

Time: 10:00 am

The Sunday Fine Food & Craft Market has now begun running every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month. The market incorporates various social distancing measures such as a one one way system and reduced indoor capacity as well as an outdoor area to allow for more effective social distancing. Where possible we encourage regular handwashing and the use of personal hand santizer. Please be responsible and considerate when in attendance. The Sunday Fine Food and Craft Market brings together some of the highest quality of craft, vintage, food and drink as we transform The Garage into a sprawling market hall. Usually with around 45 stalls (slightly less now due to our Covid-19 protocols), our market features a brilliant range of award-winning meats, patisserie, cakes and cheeses as well as award-winning real ales and coffees, all alongside beautifully handmade items like woodcraft, ceramics, clothing, candles and jewellery. Some of our wonderful traders can take bespoke orders too, and they’ll always be happy to talk through any commissions you may have. Whether you’re looking to green up your home or get a personal recomendation for a new book, you can visit our pop-up plant shop and book shop. Our market line-ups vary each month so make sure you keep up to date with who’s coming on our social pages. ​Free entry, our market doors swing open at 10am on the first and third Sunday of each month. Located on the border of Chilwell and Beeston, The Garage is within walking distance of Attenborough Nature Reserve, Beeston Marina and Highfields Park. Our market makes for the perfect destination for a Sunday morning walk with your family, a coffee date with friends or the halfway stop for a espresso and pastry after an early Sunday cycle ride. As the late morning sunlight cascades through over 200 roof skylights, get settled in at our pop-up cafe while soaking in the friendly and relaxed atmosphere, alikened to places like Borough Market, London. Take your time browsing the wonderful items for sale in the main hall, with plenty to choose from for that perfect, meaningful and personal gift. As the afternoon stretches on, head to our rustic bar to pick up some of the Midlands finest real ales to take home or have there.

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* Melton Mowbray Farmer’s MarketMelton Mowbray Farmer’s Market

Time: 8:00 am

Hosted on both Tuesday and Friday every week and running for a total of 150 years and counting, Melton Mowbray Farmer’s Market has earned a stellar reputation by hosting a number of high quality, successful traders each week, selling a number of different products. Some of these products include cheese, fish, freshly brewed coffee, high quality fruit and vegetables and Asian and Chinese cuisine.

* Online And Distance SellingOnline And Distance Selling

Time: 10:00 am

Online And Distance Selling - Food Technical Support

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* Bristol Farmer’s and ProducersBristol Farmer’s and Producers

Time: 8:30 am

Bristol Farmers’ and Producers’ Market gives you the chance to buy a number of different products from a number of great food and drink companies, Bristol Farmers’ and Producers Markets’ is an awarding winning market held every Wednesday. You can buy produce from great companies such as Somerset Charcuterie, Little Hollows Pasta and Xisto Wines.

* New Product DevelopmentNew Product Development

Time: 9:30 am

New Product Development - Leicester Food Park

* Working In CollaborationWorking In Collaboration

Time: 10:00 am

Working In Collaboration To Increase Sales and Exposure

* Technical Talk Drop in SessionTechnical Talk Drop in Session

Time: 2:00 pm

Technical Talk Drop in Session - Leicester Food Park

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* Chesterfield Farmers MarketChesterfield Farmers Market

Time: 8:00 am

Chesterfield Farmers Market is home to some of the best locally produced products in Derbyshire, taking place on the second Thursday of every month, this is something not to be missed. There are a multitude of products sold at the market ranging from fresh Italian pasta sauces, locally brewed ales, freshly caught fish and locally grown fruit and vegetables.

* Extending Shelf LifeExtending Shelf Life

Time: 10:00 am

Extending Shelf Life With Map Gases

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* Melton Mowbray Farmer’s MarketMelton Mowbray Farmer’s Market

Time: 8:00 am

Hosted on both Tuesday and Friday every week and running for a total of 150 years and counting, Melton Mowbray Farmer’s Market has earned a stellar reputation by hosting a number of high quality, successful traders each week, selling a number of different products. Some of these products include cheese, fish, freshly brewed coffee, high quality fruit and vegetables and Asian and Chinese cuisine.

* Writing ContentWriting Content

Time: 10:00 am

Writing Content (Social Media) Food & Drink Producers - The Right Message Out There At The Right Time

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* Castle Donington Farmer’s MarkCastle Donington Farmer’s Mark

Time: 8:00 am

Castle Donington Farmers Market is held on the second Saturday of each month and is home to some great producers such as the Peckish Artisan Kitchen, Patricia’s Jams & Chutney, Nick the Fish and many others. A range of products are sold here consisting of Indian snacks and sweets, local honey, eggs and tea and coffee. This is the ideal place to get a multitude of products and not one to miss.

* West Bridgford Farmers MarketWest Bridgford Farmers Market

Time: 8:00 am

Taking place on the second and fourth Saturday of every month, West Bridgford Farmers Market is a place for people to buy products from a multitude of companies, with prod-ucts such as mushrooms, cheeses, hand-made chocolates and honey. This is the perfect place to go to keep up with the latest fresh produce throughout the D2N2 area.

* Weston Local Producers MarketWeston Local Producers Market

Time: 8:30 am

Weston Local Producers Market — Taking place on the second Saturday of each month, the Weston Local Producers Market gives you the amazing opportunity to buy some of the best quality products from the best local food producers. You can purchase a number of different products, such as cheese., meat, bread and fruit and veg, amongst many more products.

* Frome Farmer’s MarketFrome Farmer’s Market

Time: 8:30 am

Frome Farmer’s Market is held on the second Saturday of each month, Frome Farmer’s Market is the recipient of many awards, including most recently a Gold Taste of the West award. There is a great amount of companies that you can choose from to be produce, with products ranging from cheese, cider, meat, scotch eggs and many more.

* Keynsham Farmer’s MarketKeynsham Farmer’s Market

Time: 9:00 am

Taking place on the second Saturday of each month, Keynsham Farmer’s Market is a n ideal source for some of the best food produce around. The market consists of established and award winning food and drink companies such as the Humble Pie Co, Somerset Cheese Company and the Incredible Brewing Co.

* Stroud Farmer’s MarketStroud Farmer’s Market

Time: 9:00 am

Twice awarded the best Farmers’ Market in the UK, Stroud Farmers Market is the place to be for great products. Countless amounts of companies attend the Farmers’ market and countless amounts of customers attend to by the best quality produce. You can find companies such as Gould’s Cheddar, Bow-in-the-Cloud Wine Vineyard and Faithfull’s Quality Baking.

* Bath Farmer’s MarketBath Farmer’s Market

Time: 9:00 am

Held at Green Park in Bath every Saturday, Bath Farmers’ Market has been running since 1997, promoting some of the best quality products from various different companies. The market also supports small or new producers as well as some of the established companies that are around today. Here you can find award winning produce such as fish, pork, sweet pastries, chocolates, tea & coffee and many more.

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* Melton Mowbray Farmer’s MarketMelton Mowbray Farmer’s Market

Time: 8:00 am

Hosted on both Tuesday and Friday every week and running for a total of 150 years and counting, Melton Mowbray Farmer’s Market has earned a stellar reputation by hosting a number of high quality, successful traders each week, selling a number of different products. Some of these products include cheese, fish, freshly brewed coffee, high quality fruit and vegetables and Asian and Chinese cuisine.

* Innvoeat at Park Inn HeathrowInnvoeat at Park Inn Heathrow

Time: 9:00 am

Innoveat 2020 is for Buyers who are sourcing fresh and unique concepts that are specifically tailored for the Travel & Leisure sectors. Our hand selected brands/ suppliers will be showcasing their innovation with exciting new products designed to fit into the following sub sectors: Airlines Airline Caterers Airport Lounges Trains Train Caterers Ferries & Cruises Hotels

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* Loughborough Farmer’s MarketLoughborough Farmer’s Market

Time: 8:00 am

Loughborough Farmer’s Market is a great place to sell local food and drink products including bread, fruit and vegetables , eggs and honey. The market also has plans to add a new Craft Market to the existing market, which will help to appeal to a wider audience. This is a brilliant opportunity for you to find a range of local products and is not one to be missed. This event is being held on the second Wednesday of every month.

* Bristol Farmer’s and ProducersBristol Farmer’s and Producers

Time: 8:30 am

Bristol Farmers’ and Producers’ Market gives you the chance to buy a number of different products from a number of great food and drink companies, Bristol Farmers’ and Producers Markets’ is an awarding winning market held every Wednesday. You can buy produce from great companies such as Somerset Charcuterie, Little Hollows Pasta and Xisto Wines.

* Selling Food And Drink ProductSelling Food And Drink Product

Time: 10:00 am

Selling Food And Drink Products Into Independent Retail

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* Flavour Trends - Staying AheadFlavour Trends - Staying Ahead

Time: 10:00 am

Flavour Trends - Staying Ahead Of The Crowd

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* Melton Mowbray Farmer’s MarketMelton Mowbray Farmer’s Market

Time: 8:00 am

Hosted on both Tuesday and Friday every week and running for a total of 150 years and counting, Melton Mowbray Farmer’s Market has earned a stellar reputation by hosting a number of high quality, successful traders each week, selling a number of different products. Some of these products include cheese, fish, freshly brewed coffee, high quality fruit and vegetables and Asian and Chinese cuisine.

* Introduction to BRC (Notts)Introduction to BRC (Notts)

Time: 9:00 am

Introduction to BRC (Notts)

* Technical Talk Drop In (Notts)Technical Talk Drop In (Notts)

Time: 1:30 pm

Technical Talk Drop In (Notts)

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* Beeston Farmers MarketBeeston Farmers Market

Time: 8:00 am

Held in Beeston Square, this newly formed farmers market allows customers to buy fresh products, all locally produced and in a great location. You will have the ability to speak directly with both artisan producers and farmers to pick their brains about the food and drink you will be purchasing. A plethora of products are sold here, including handmade fudge, artisan bread, speciality teas and many more. The market is held on the 3rd Saturday of each month.

* Bath Farmer’s MarketBath Farmer’s Market

Time: 9:00 am

Held at Green Park in Bath every Saturday, Bath Farmers’ Market has been running since 1997, promoting some of the best quality products from various different companies. The market also supports small or new producers as well as some of the established companies that are around today. Here you can find award winning produce such as fish, pork, sweet pastries, chocolates, tea & coffee and many more.

* Stroud Farmer’s MarketStroud Farmer’s Market

Time: 9:00 am

Twice awarded the best Farmers’ Market in the UK, Stroud Farmers Market is the place to be for great products. Countless amounts of companies attend the Farmers’ market and countless amounts of customers attend to by the best quality produce. You can find companies such as Gould’s Cheddar, Bow-in-the-Cloud Wine Vineyard and Faithfull’s Quality Baking.

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* Melton Mowbray Farmer’s MarketMelton Mowbray Farmer’s Market

Time: 8:00 am

Hosted on both Tuesday and Friday every week and running for a total of 150 years and counting, Melton Mowbray Farmer’s Market has earned a stellar reputation by hosting a number of high quality, successful traders each week, selling a number of different products. Some of these products include cheese, fish, freshly brewed coffee, high quality fruit and vegetables and Asian and Chinese cuisine.

* Promoting Food and DrinkPromoting Food and Drink

Time: 10:00 am

Promoting Your Food and Drink Products through Instagram Stories

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* Bristol Farmer’s and ProducersBristol Farmer’s and Producers

Time: 8:30 am

Bristol Farmers’ and Producers’ Market gives you the chance to buy a number of different products from a number of great food and drink companies, Bristol Farmers’ and Producers Markets’ is an awarding winning market held every Wednesday. You can buy produce from great companies such as Somerset Charcuterie, Little Hollows Pasta and Xisto Wines.

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* Tips for SellingTips for Selling

Time: 10:00 am

Tips For Selling Successfully On Amazon – A Producers Experience

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* Melton Mowbray Farmer’s MarketMelton Mowbray Farmer’s Market

Time: 8:00 am

Hosted on both Tuesday and Friday every week and running for a total of 150 years and counting, Melton Mowbray Farmer’s Market has earned a stellar reputation by hosting a number of high quality, successful traders each week, selling a number of different products. Some of these products include cheese, fish, freshly brewed coffee, high quality fruit and vegetables and Asian and Chinese cuisine.

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* West Bridgford Farmers MarketWest Bridgford Farmers Market

Time: 8:00 am

Taking place on the second and fourth Saturday of every month, West Bridgford Farmers Market is a place for people to buy products from a multitude of companies, with prod-ucts such as mushrooms, cheeses, hand-made chocolates and honey. This is the perfect place to go to keep up with the latest fresh produce throughout the D2N2 area.

* Bath Farmer’s MarketBath Farmer’s Market

Time: 9:00 am

Held at Green Park in Bath every Saturday, Bath Farmers’ Market has been running since 1997, promoting some of the best quality products from various different companies. The market also supports small or new producers as well as some of the established companies that are around today. Here you can find award winning produce such as fish, pork, sweet pastries, chocolates, tea & coffee and many more.

* Stroud Farmer’s MarketStroud Farmer’s Market

Time: 9:00 am

Twice awarded the best Farmers’ Market in the UK, Stroud Farmers Market is the place to be for great products. Countless amounts of companies attend the Farmers’ market and countless amounts of customers attend to by the best quality produce. You can find companies such as Gould’s Cheddar, Bow-in-the-Cloud Wine Vineyard and Faithfull’s Quality Baking.

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* Market Bosworth's Farmer’sMarket Bosworth's Farmer’s

Time: 2:21 pm

Commencing on the final Sunday of each month, Market Bosworth’s Farmer’s Market is an excellent place to buy a plethora of local products. At the market you have the chance to buy anything from local fruit, jam, cakes, honey, beer, wine and so much more. You even have the opportunity of buying a number of non food products including soaps, plants and multiple other items.

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* Melton Mowbray Farmer’s MarketMelton Mowbray Farmer’s Market

Time: 8:00 am

Hosted on both Tuesday and Friday every week and running for a total of 150 years and counting, Melton Mowbray Farmer’s Market has earned a stellar reputation by hosting a number of high quality, successful traders each week, selling a number of different products. Some of these products include cheese, fish, freshly brewed coffee, high quality fruit and vegetables and Asian and Chinese cuisine.

* Allergen Control (Northants)Allergen Control (Northants)

Time: 1:00 pm

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* Bristol Farmer’s and ProducersBristol Farmer’s and Producers

Time: 8:30 am

Bristol Farmers’ and Producers’ Market gives you the chance to buy a number of different products from a number of great food and drink companies, Bristol Farmers’ and Producers Markets’ is an awarding winning market held every Wednesday. You can buy produce from great companies such as Somerset Charcuterie, Little Hollows Pasta and Xisto Wines.

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* Melton Mowbray Farmer’s MarketMelton Mowbray Farmer’s Market

Time: 8:00 am

Hosted on both Tuesday and Friday every week and running for a total of 150 years and counting, Melton Mowbray Farmer’s Market has earned a stellar reputation by hosting a number of high quality, successful traders each week, selling a number of different products. Some of these products include cheese, fish, freshly brewed coffee, high quality fruit and vegetables and Asian and Chinese cuisine.

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* Bakewell Farmers MarketBakewell Farmers Market

Time: 8:00 am

Held at the Agricultural Business Centre, the Bakewell Farmers Market is one of the countries largest farmer markets, held on the last Saturday of each month, and home to seventy five plus stalls which are mostly located indoors. There are plenty of different products that are sold at this market, including fresh fruit & veg , a selection of cheeses and many more.

* Bath Farmer’s MarketBath Farmer’s Market

Time: 9:00 am

Held at Green Park in Bath every Saturday, Bath Farmers’ Market has been running since 1997, promoting some of the best quality products from various different companies. The market also supports small or new producers as well as some of the established companies that are around today. Here you can find award winning produce such as fish, pork, sweet pastries, chocolates, tea & coffee and many more.

* Stroud Farmer’s MarketStroud Farmer’s Market

Time: 9:00 am

Twice awarded the best Farmers’ Market in the UK, Stroud Farmers Market is the place to be for great products. Countless amounts of companies attend the Farmers’ market and countless amounts of customers attend to by the best quality produce. You can find companies such as Gould’s Cheddar, Bow-in-the-Cloud Wine Vineyard and Faithfull’s Quality Baking.