Scotland is renowned for it’s food and drink. There are countless festivals held throughout the country that provide the perfect opportunity for everyone to get involved in celebrating and enjoying fantastic local produce. Here’s our pick of the best…

Taste of Grampian Food Festival

Celebrity chef John Torode will be headlining the popular one-day food and drink festival held at the Thainstone Centre, Inverurie. He will be joined on the day by Spencer Matthews, Gary Maclean and Helen Vass. The event showcases many local producers who invite you to taste and buy the finest high quality food and drink products from Grampian and throughout Scotland. Amongst those exhibiting are one of our clients; Succulento.

1st June | www.tasteofgrampian.co.uk

 

Crail Food Festival

The Crail Food Festival is a highlight of the summer festival calendar. Held over a weekend, the festival programmes a variety of food and drink based events and opportunities for producers and public alike. This years theme is “picnic” and the emphasis will be on purchasing food and drink to eat, share and enjoy in and around the coastal village of Crail.

8th-9th June | www.crailfoodfest.co.uk

 

Royal Highland Show

 

The Royal Highland Show in Ingliston is the pinnacle of the agricultural calendar, showcasing the very best of farming food and rural life. Spread over 4 days, it offers something for everyone including tasty treats by top chefs in Scotland’s Larder Live! Here you will be able to sample some of the best food and drink around, discover artisan producers, watch live cookery demonstrations and see producers go head to head in this year’s Scottish Championships.

20th-23rd June | www.royalhighlandshow.org

Edinburgh Foodies Festival

The UK’s biggest food festival, returns to Edinburgh’s Inverleith Park this August and gives visitors the chance to watch top chefs cooking live. They can also sample new wines, champagnes and cocktails, eat delicious street food from around the world, taste new flavours and meet local producers. Scouting for Girls will be headlining the event, plus this year they have a brand new extended Kids Zone with Kids Cookery theatre and a brand new Dog Arena.

2nd-4th August | www.foodiesfestival.com

 

Scottish Food and Drink Fortnight

Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight highlights the fantastic variety of food and drink available in Scotland. It encourages people to be more aware that Scotland boasts some of the best natural produce in the world and great variety can be found in every pocket of the country. You can get involved by attending one of the hundreds of events that are taking place throughout the country. Details of this years campaign are still to be announced but to give you a flavour of what to expect, visit the website that we designed for last years event.

31st August-15th September | fooddrinkfort.scot

In Scotland we are simply spoilt for choice; from farmer’s markets in the smallest of villages to large-scale foodie events in the biggest cities. We adore this time of year when we are able to use our camera to capture the atmosphere and the products on offer (as well as meeting local producers and tasting delicious new flavours!)