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November 2018

Durham Xmas Festival

November 30, 2018 - December 2, 2018
Durham Cathedral Cloisters, Durham Cathedral
Durham,
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Set in the stunning cloisters of Durham Cathedral this is one of our favourites - freezing cold but what a venue! With choirs, crafts, art in the  Palace Green marquee and in the cloisters amazing local producers where you'll find us! Fri: 10am-6pm, Sat: 9am-5pm, Sun: 12.30pm to 4.30pm

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December 2018

Christmas in Corbridge Xmas Evening

December 3, 2018
Corbridge Larder, 18 Hill Street
Corbridge,
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This stunning little town with some phenomenal shops, including Re Homeware, Forum Books and Corbridge Larder will be celebrating the festive season with carols, stalls, music and even Santa will be making an appearance! North, along with other fab producers, will be hosting a sample session at the Larder and hope to see you there! 5-8pm

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Hexham Christmas Fair

December 7, 2018 - December 8, 2018
Hexham Xmas Market, Market Square
Hexham,
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The last Xmas event of the season for North so roll up, roll up! We love this one set in the heart of Hexham next to the wonderful abbey with singing, mulled wine, loads of stalls and a fabulous atmosphere! Wrap up warm! Fri: 2pm-8pm, Sat: 9am-3pm

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Brocksbushes Xmas Producer Weekend

December 8, 2018 - December 9, 2018
Brocksbushes Farm & Tea Shop, Styford Roundabout
Stocksfield , NE43 7UB
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The bonkers and delicious Brocksbushes will have some of their top suppliers giving you a little taste of Xmas at their Producer weekend and North will be there on the Sunday with a few of our own festive delights! Sunday: 11am-3pm.

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Fenwick Food Hall Xmas Splash

December 15, 2018
Fenwick – Food Hall, 39 Northumberland Street
Newcastle upon Tyne,
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The best department store in the country with one of the finest food halls has always supported North Chocolates and we're delighted to be hosting a couple of little festive taste sessions over the season. Pop in, do your Xmas shopping, nab a glass of champers and indulge in a bite of North... 10-4pm

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Fenwick Food Hall Xmas Splash

December 21, 2018
Fenwick – Food Hall, 39 Northumberland Street
Newcastle upon Tyne,
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The best department store in the country with one of the finest food halls has always supported North Chocolates and this is our last tasting session of 2018! Pop in, do your Xmas shopping, nab a glass of champers and indulge in a little taste of the North... 10-4pm

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February 2019

Rockcliffe Hall’s Festival of Food 2019

February 2, 2019 - February 3, 2019
Rockliffe Hall, Hurworth on Tees
Darlington,
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Rockcliffe Hall is kicking those winter blues firmly into touch on the 2nd Feb with their 8 day food extravaganza. Featuring guest top notch chefs from around the UK including Yorkshire's Andrew Pern and Jersey's Mark Jordan, along with dinners, events and live demos (with special 'Great British Menu' guests)  there will be the Artisan Food Market - with your's truly. What a lovely way to start our foody year! Sat & Sun: 10am-4pmd

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Festival of Food, Drink & Rhubarb!

February 22, 2019 - February 24, 2019
Wakefield’s Rhubarb Festival, Wakefield Market Place & Various
Wakefield, Yorkshire
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We love rhubarb we do! The famed Yorkshire Rhubarb Triangle really pulls the stops out over this weekend with amazing produce (often with a rhubarb theme, natch!), celeb chefs, a Rhu-Bar Comedy Club and Drinks tent, the delicious Ruby Rhubarb and of course moi, with a limited edition Rhubarb bar or two... Fri 10-4pm, Sat 10-5pm, Sun 10-4pm

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March 2019

Fenwick Mother’s Day Sampling

March 28, 2019
Fenwick – Food Hall, 39 Northumberland Street
Newcastle upon Tyne,
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Treat your mum folks with our new Ruby Rhubarb bar or perhaps one of her favourites - and come and sample the lot if you have a mind in the fabulous Fenwick Food Hall. 10-4pm

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Brocksbushes Mother’s Day Sampling Day

March 30, 2019
Brocksbushes Farm & Tea Shop, Styford Roundabout
Stocksfield , NE43 7UB
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Treat your mum to an afternoon tea at Brocksbushes and come and sample our lovely chocolate while you're earning brownie points! 11am-3pm

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April 2019

Alnmouth Food Festival 2019

April 7, 2019
Alnmouth Food Festival, Hindmarsh Hall
Alnmouth,
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It's nearly Easter and how better to spend your time than in one of the prettiest villages the Northumberland coast has to offer - the gorgeous, colourful Alnmouth. Brace yourself for a walk along the beach, check out the Old School House Gallery, nab a coffee in the wonderful Scott's Deli and then visit the wonderful stalls with local produce galore at the Village Hall! Frankly we can't think of a better Sunday. 10am-4pm

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Bishop Auckland Food Festival

April 13, 2019 - April 14, 2019
Bishop Auckland Market Square, Market Square/Town Hall
Bishop Auckland,
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What a cracker of an event this is! One of our favourites as the good folk of Bish know how to enjoy themselves! Great music, cookery demos, wonderful local produce from around the North East and even Mr Gregg Wallace! Sat: 10-5pm, Sun: 10-4pm

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Easter Sunday Lolly Making for Kids!

April 21, 2019
The Sill, Once Brewed
Northumberland,
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Last year we thought we'd have a few chick lollies, perhaps the odd egg shape but oh, no. The great British public, kids and parents alike, astounded us with their creativity, versatility and downright bonkersness. We had everything from Vampire Easter Bunnies and SharkEggs to my personal favourite the Easter Tractor Crocodile. And it's all happening again this Easter Sunday at Northumberland's magnificent Sill Discovery Centre.   Come in, make your lolly, leg it for a walk or tea and cake…

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May 2019

Living North Spring Fair 2019

May 10, 2019 - May 12, 2019
Gosforth Racecourse, Gosforth
Newcastle upon Tyne,
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Gear up for Spring with this lovely event back in the heart of Gosforth. From chi chi kitchens, make-up, hand-made PJs and the best food producers including North obvs nab a cheeky prosecco and treat yourself! Tickets available on the website below. Fri to Sun: 10-4

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Fenwick Meet the Artisan event

May 24, 2019 - May 25, 2019
Fenwick – Food Hall, 39 Northumberland Street
Newcastle upon Tyne,
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We're delighted to announce that we're Newcastle Fenwick's 'Artisan Hero' this month with not one but 4 window displays on Blackett Street as part of their Meet the Maker event. We'll be in store on Friday and Saturday with our award-winning bars from our dreamy milk Lemon & Lemon Sea Salt to 70% dark Liquorice & Blackcurrant! Hope to see you there! Fri & Sat: 10-4pm

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South Shields Proper Food Festival – Bents Park

May 25, 2019 - May 27, 2019
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Grab your bucket & spade and head down to one of the finest Bank Holiday weekend food festivals the North East has to offer. Set in the wonderful Bent's Park there's simply tonnes going on with superb grub & booze, live music, rides for the kids - and you get an extra day to enjoy the festivities! Sat: 10-6pm, Sun & Mon: 10-5pm

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June 2019

The Sill Food & Drink Festival

June 1, 2019 - June 2, 2019
The Sill, Once Brewed
Northumberland,
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The gorgeous Sill is set in the heart of Northumberland's landscape and if you've not been yet may we implore you to do so. Bring your walking boots (and an anorak - we're in the UK afterall...), enjoy a healthy ramble and then join us for music, a bottle of beer and perhaps a bar or two of chocolate! Sat: 10-5pm, Sun: 10-4pm

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Seaham Food Festival

June 8, 2019 - June 9, 2019
Seaham Food Festival, The Green
Seaham,
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Brought to you by the fantastic Bishop Auckland Food Festival crew this is the Food Festival by the Sea! Great atmosphere with live music, celeb chefs, cocktail making classes and the best local produce money can buy - see you there and don't forget your sun hat! Sat: 10-5pm, Sun: 10-4pm

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Whitley Bay Proper Food Festival

June 15, 2019 - June 16, 2019

Get your buckets and spades at the ready as this gem will have the newly refurbished Spanish City as its backdrop and, shamefully, we haven't even been down yet (too busy making chocolate...)! Great event with loads going on from music, street food and of course the region's wonderful producers on hand - and remember it's Fathers' Day on the Sunday so stock up for Dad! Sat & Sun: 10-5pm

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Ladies Lunch with North’s Bev Stephenson – Dobson & Parnell

June 19, 2019
Dobson & Parnell, 21 Queen St
Newcastle upon Tyne,
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The fantastic award-winning restaurant Dobson & Parnell on Newcastle's Quayside will be hosting a ladies lunch and North's Bev will be there! Along with a chat on how North got started with the highs as well as the definite lows, there'll be a little demo on how to make a dinner party treat made by your own fair hands! Tickets available via Dobson & Parnell's website - click here. 11-30am (tbc)

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July 2019

Saltburn Food Festival

July 28, 2019
Saltburn Food Festival, Milton Street
Saltburn, Redcar
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We've never been to this delightful town by the sea but know they put on a whopping event stuffed to the gills with Northern produced food, drink, craft, its makers and producers. The festival, the monthly market, the beach, the eateries and the towns architecture were all flagged up by the Sunday Times as contributing factors to Saltburn being ‘one of the best places to live in the UK’, and certainly not a food festival to miss. So what are…

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September 2019

Berwick Food & Beer Festival 2019

September 6, 2019 - September 8, 2019
Berwick, Barracks & Main Guard Parade + Google Map

One of our favourites kickstarts our Autumn/ Xmas season and it's a belter! Set in the beautiful Barracks if you haven't been to Berwick for a while, book yourself a B&B, come to the beer tent on the Friday night, stock up on goodies and do it all again Saturday night too! Fantastic independent shops, great produce, even better atmosphere and even the odd belly dancer... Friday - Beer tent only, Barracks: Sat: 10am-5pm, Sun: 10am-4pm

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Festival of Thrift 2019

September 14, 2019 - September 15, 2019
Festival of Thrift, Kirkleatham
Redcar,
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What a forward-thinking and incredibly pertinent festival this has turned out to be for our times. All about recycling, reusing, swapping, making, crafting, and foraging with sustainability and, just as important, fun at it's beating heart. Too much to do in a weekend so make a day of it and make sure your creative juices are in overdrive! Sat: 10am-5pm, Sun: 10am-4pm

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Alnwick Food Festival 2019

September 21, 2019 @ 8:00 am - September 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Alnwick Food Festival, Market Place
Alnwick,
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This gorgeous market town on the coast of Northumberland and home to Hogwarts is an absolute gem and equally this annual and long standing festival is a cracker. With stalls galore featuring amazing local produce, stacks of entertainment and always a great atmosphere, be prepared to come and treat yourself... Sat: 9am-5pm, Sun: 10am-4pm  

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Corbridge Food & Drink Festival -Sampling Day @ Corbridge Larder

September 27, 2019
Corbridge Larder, 18 Hill Street
Corbridge,
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We're delighted to be sampling our award-winning goodies at the magnificent Corbridge Larder on Friday as part of the Corbridge Food & Drink Festival! A gorgeous market town, full of superb shops, galleries, restaurants and there'll be even more going on that usual! 11am-3pm

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October 2019

Morpeth Food Festival

October 5, 2019 - October 6, 2019
Morpeth Food Festival, Market place
Morpeth,
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This little beauty has gone from strength to strength with locals and visitors making the most of the weekend with great stalls, demos, gin tents and, new to this year, a new Vegan Hall! Sat: 10am-5pm, Sun: 10am-4pm

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November 2019

‘The Great’ Brocksbushes Christmas Fayre

November 7, 2019 - November 10, 2019
Brocksbushes Farm Shop, Styford Roundabout
Stocksfield, Northumberland,
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Three humungous marquees stuffed to the brim with goodies for Xmas from local producers to crafters to gifts perfect for home and garden. Free parking and a tea shop. Need we say more... Thurs - Sun: 10am-4.30pm

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Living North Xmas Fair

November 7, 2019 @ 8:00 am - November 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Living North Kingston Park, Kingston Park Stadium
Newcastle upon Tyne,
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Living North's Christmas Fair kicks off the North East's biggest shopping and social event of the season. We'll be in the festive food marquee jostling with brilliant gift ideas and a cracking day out! Pace yourself... Thurs & Fri: 10am-4pm, Sat: 10am-5pm, Sun: 10am-4pm

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The Xmas Fair @ Durham New College

November 9, 2019 - November 10, 2019
Rival Arts New College Durham, New College Durham
Durham,
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Part of the Rival Arts stable this is a perfect setting to get some shopping done - all undercover, free car parking and cracking, unusual pressies you won't get on the High Street! Sat & Sun: 10am-4pm

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Fenwick Christmas Warm Up!

November 13, 2019 - November 15, 2019
Fenwick – Food Hall, 39 Northumberland Street
Newcastle upon Tyne,
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Fenwick is gearing up for the festive season this Wednesday evening and Friday 15th November with it's Christmas Warm Up! Not only do you get a chance to see their fabulous Christmas window featuring Charlie & The Chocolate Factory but there's lots of deals and tastings throughout the store. North will be there with our new Xmas bars and potentially Antlers... Weds 13th: 5pm-8pm, Friday 15th: 12-5pm.  

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Rival Arts Xmas Fair – Wentworth Centre, Hexham

November 23, 2019 - November 24, 2019
Wentworth Leisure Centre, Hexham
Northumberland,
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We love this fair - people are getting into the spirit of Xmas, the lights are up, the antlers are dusted and we'll be there with our Xmas specials, along with a host of other food & drink producers, crafters and antiques! Sat & Sun: 10am-4pm

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Durham City’s Traditional Christmas Festival

November 29, 2019 - December 1, 2019
Durham Cathedral Cloisters, Durham Cathedral
Durham,
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If you're not in the spirit of Xmas by now and wishing good will to all men and ladies (and we mean ALL) then this weekend will change your tune. Durham is festooned with decorations, there's choirs on every corner and a stunning array of local stall holders and artists to tempt you. North, as usual, will be in the Cloisters of the fantabulous Durham Cathedral - cold but happy! Fri: 10am-5pm, Sat: 9am-6pm, Sun: 12noon to 4pm.  

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December 2019

Fenwick Xmas Tasting Days: 7th & 20th Dec

December 7, 2019
Fenwick – Food Hall, 39 Northumberland Street
Newcastle upon Tyne,
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Yahoo, we'll be in the delicious and delovely Fenwick Food Hall for you lovely peeps in a Xmas frenzy to taste our new and old bars! Ho Ho Ho! 12noon -5pm

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Hexham Christmas Market

December 14, 2019
Hexham Xmas Market, Market Square
Hexham,
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The last one of the season for us and what a corker! Right next to the Hexham Abbey it's a glorious affair with singing, entertainment, great indy shops, cafes and restaurants and the fair is one day only so come early! Sat: 9am-3pm

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Brocksbushes Xmas Tasting Sunday

December 15, 2019

If you're looking for a few little tidbits and more for your Xmas stockings then head to Brocksbushes Farm shop where North and other local producers will have their gorgeous produce with tastings to boot! 10am-3pm

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Fenwick Xmas Tasting Day

December 20, 2019

It's our last tasting day of the year folks and we're in Fenwick Food Hall with all of their other scrummy delicousness to get your teeth into! Hope to see you there. 12noon - 5pm

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January 2020

Brocksbushes Saturday Tasting

January 25, 2020
Brocksbushes Farm & Tea Shop, Styford Roundabout
Stocksfield , NE43 7UB
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Brush away the January cobwebs and come along for a little sample of chocolate and perhaps an afternoon tea at the lovely BBushes Farm Shop! 11am-3pm

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February 2020

Rockliffe Hall’s Artisan Food Fair

February 1, 2020 - February 2, 2020
Rockliffe Hall, Hurworth on Tees + Google Map

This gorgeous spa hotel is home to some of the top chefs in the country so it's a fitting home to this Artisan Food Fair organised by the delectable Savour Magazine. As it's our first event of the season we'll be there with bells on and perhaps a few Valentine's specials if you fancy impressing someone special... Sat & Sun: 10-4pm

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Wakefield’s Food, Drink & Rhubarb Festival

February 21, 2020 - February 23, 2020
Wakefield’s Rhubarb Festival, Wakefield Market Place & Various
Wakefield, Yorkshire
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Oh the pink stuff is back! We love this festival (running all week from 17th-23rd of Feb) in the gorgeous Yorkshire town of Wakefield who know how to put on an event! With amazing producers (who can do wonders with rhubarb), a beer tent, comedy, fringe events and the delectable Ruby Rhubarb in all of her lusciousness, we'll be celebrating this fruit of the gods and hope you'll join us. Fri & Sat: 10-5pm, Sun: 10-4pm

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September 2021

Festival Of Thrift 2021

September 25, 2021 - September 26, 2021
Festival of Thrift, Kirkleatham
Redcar,
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Last year, due to the pandemic, this amazeballs festival went virtual with a live stream Thriftfest Live, featuring activities, workshops, talks, demonstrations & more with folk from as far afield as New Zealand, America, Spain and The Netherlands, as well as us in the UK, tuning in. BUT this year it's back in all its supercolour, bonkers glory! With Vinyl DJs, the amazing Dandyism by Patrick Ziza , Jordan Cox the Coupon Kid (never pay full price again!), Fashion Fix…

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October 2021

Bishop Auckland Food Festival 2021

October 2, 2021 - October 3, 2021
Bishop Auckland Market Square, Market Square/Town Hall
Bishop Auckland,
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Usually held in April this wonderful festival has moved this year to the autumn but will be, as usual, jam-packed with celeb chefs, demos, traders, street grub and the good people of Bish and further afield who support this festival through thick and thin! From John Torode to Brett Cobley, Briony May Williams to chocolatier Paul A Young, it will be a feast for the eyes as well as the belly - and we hope to get a few tips…

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Living North Xmas Fair 2021

October 28, 2021 - October 31, 2021
Gosforth Racecourse, Gosforth
Newcastle upon Tyne,
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It's back! One of the biggest Xmas fairs in the region featuring all of that lovely stuff you want to feel, smell, eat and drink right there in the flesh rather than coming in a brown, non-descript box through your letter box! Back at the Newcastle's recently refurbished Gosforth Racecourse grab a mince pie, add something fizzy and get ready to shop!

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Living North Christmas Fair 2021

October 28, 2021 - October 31, 2021
Gosforth Racecourse, Gosforth
Newcastle upon Tyne,
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It's back! One of the biggest and best in the region Living North Xmas Fairs are back and we'll be at the newly refurbished Gosforth Racecourse along with some truly special makers and producers of everything from jewellery and pet treats to wonderful foodie treats and brand new kitchens! Nab a glass of prosecco, enjoy the Xmas spirit and treat yourself to a fine day out. Tickets are available from the website below.

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November 2021

Brocksbushes Christmas Fayre 2021

November 11, 2021 - November 14, 2021
Brocksbushes Farm, Styford Roundabout
Stocksfield, NE43 7UB
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Oh my, have we missed the lovely Brocksbushes Xmas Fayre! But it's back with a vengeance and we're looking forward to the myriad of all things gorgeous stuffed in every nook and cranny! To avoid overcrowding in these Covid days you now have to book (see website below) but it's only £2 (and a % goes to charity) - worth every penny for all the wonderful arts and crafts, fabulous food and great atmosphere!

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December 2021

Durham Christmas Festival 2021

December 3, 2021 - December 5, 2021
Durham Cathedral Cloisters, Durham Cathedral
Durham,
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With over 170 independent traders, the Cathedral, the wonderful Durham city and shops, the entertainment (we could go on!) this festival is a humdinger! North Chocolates will be based, as usual, in the wonderful Cathedral's Cloisters with a host of other food and drink producers (NB: due to the 6ft stone walls we often can't get a signal to take contactless payments so remember to bring cash!). Soak up the fabulous atmosphere folks, admire the architecture, fill your boots and…

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Hexham Christmas Fair 2021

December 11, 2021
Hexham Xmas Market, Market Square
Hexham,
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This is our last Christmas fair of the season and it's always a humdinger! Beautiful decorations, the wonderful Abbey, fabulous independent shops for you to explore and wonderful traders and producers make it a day to remember! Sat: 9am-3pm

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February 2022

Wakefield Food, Drink & Rhubarb Festival

February 25 - February 27
Wakefield’s Rhubarb Festival, Wakefield Market Place & Various
Wakefield, Yorkshire
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Rhubarb lovers rejoice! Wakefield’s celebration of its most famous vegetable returns to paint the city pink for three days from 25-27 February and, as usual, we'll be there with trays full  of our best-selling Ruby Rhubarb! It's a weekend to be savoured with chef demos, gin cocktail making, the food and drink market in our very own scandi chalets, plenty of street food along with live music, kids' activities, a Rhubarb trail (natch) and new to this year, a Vegan…

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April 2022

Bishop Auckland Food Festival

April 23 - April 24
Bishop Auckland Market Square, Market Square/Town Hall
Bishop Auckland,
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Bishop Auckland Food Festival 2022

Our favourite start to the Spring season - Bish Food Fest! This is a biggie folks and the organisers have the 'go big or go home' attitude which makes this a belter and  ensures it stands out from the crowd! Loads of fabulous local producers will be there (inc. us!) to tempt you as well as street food, music, demonstrations from celeb chefs including 'Strictly' and 'Steph's Packed Lunch' John Whaite, the lovely Dirty Vegan, Matt Pritchard and BakeOff's gorgeous…

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May 2022

Living North LIVE – North East

May 6 - May 8
Gosforth Racecourse, Gosforth
Newcastle upon Tyne,
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Living North LIVE North East 2022

Whether it's spring time or Xmas Living North is always top in our Event's calendar! For lovers of the home, gardens, interiors, gifts, food, wine and everything else in between then hot foot it to Newcastle's Racecourse for kick off on the 6th of May! 10am-4pm

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Broomhouse Farm – Meet the Locals’ Market!

May 28
Broomhouse Farm Meet the Local Producers' Market

The gorgeous Broomhouse Farm is hosting one of their fab Meet the Locals' Markets where it's your chance to go down, meet and sample many of the local producers who supply the shop all year round. The farm not only has a great gift shop but a coffee shop and a Forest Adventure for the kids so come down and say hello - it's great for us to meet you and we hope vice versa! 10-2pm

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