This festival brings an impressive 30,000 people to Abergavenny to celebrate the best in British and international food and drink. There's plenty to see, do and eat, including five markets: Meat Market, Night Market, Gin Palace, a World Food Market and food stalls. Over the weekend there are lots of masterclasses, tours, tutored tastings and chef demonstrations, plus live music to keep the atmosphere up.
Abergavenny Food Festival, South Wales
24-25 September 2016
With food stalls, live music, street theatre and a licensed bar, this food festival has a real party vibe. It has some big names giving presentations, too: Angela Gray will showcase some of her recipes and lead a spice masterclass, Ludovic Dieumegard will return with new Gallic recipes, and local celebrity Will Holland will demonstrate the skills that earned him the title of UK Restaurant Chef of the Year.
8-9 October 2016
The medieval landmark Caldicot Castle will play host to Monmouthshire's annual foodie fiesta. Top local chefs will be showing off their skills in the Demonstration Theatre, while food producers from Wales will be trading at the Producers' Market. There will be plenty of opportunities to learn, too. Head to the Look and Learn area for information on a wide variety of culinary topics or visit the Children's Quarter to teach little ones about healthy eating in a fun way.
Monmouthshire Food Festival, Caldicot Castle, Mid Wales by Monmouthshire Food Festival
22-23 October 2016
Proudly labelled as the largest food festival in North Wales, the Conwy Feast is a full-on food festival located in the world heritage site of Conwy. Nearly 50 street food stalls will be cooking up food, including American Street Food, Mela Street Food and The Welsh Oven pizzeria, plus there will be an abundance of other stalls and local freshly-fished mussels. The programme also includes art, music, agricultural elements and traditional skill demonstrations.
Conwy, North Wales