Friday, 26 October 2012
The What, Where, When: 26 October
By Rosie MartinWHAT: Beaulieu Fireworks Spectacular
See: an explosive and dynamic fireworks display set to a 'Superhero' theme!
Eat and Drink: Firework favourites roast chestnuts and candyfloss.
Don't miss: Old time fairground entertainment such as the Big Wheel, the Swing Boats and the Gallopers and the 'Superhero' fancy dress competition for children and adults on the Wave 105 stage.
WHERE: Beaulieu Motor Museum, Beaulieu, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, SO42 7ZN www.beaulieu.co.uk/beaulieu-events/fireworks
WHEN: 27 October
WHAT: The Bristol Home and Food Festival Showcasing the very best that Bristol has to offer, including great items from local food producers, homeware and demonstrations from celebrity chefs!
See: Live cookery demonstration from two Michelin starred TV chef Martin Blunos
Eat and drink: Whatever you fancy! Local producers will be displaying an array of contemporary food and there will also be drink masterclasses in demonstration theatres.
Don't miss: Two tickets to the festival for £7.00 www.groupon.co.uk/deals/bristol/the-bristol-home-and-food-festival/11523531?CID=UK_AFF_1047_10_1_1&utm_source=aff_1047&utm_medium=aff_10&utm_campaign=aff_1&utm_content=aff_1&nlp
WHERE: UWE Exhibition and Conference Centre, Bristol, BS34 8QZ www.homeandfoodfestival.co.uk/
WHEN: 27-28 October
WHAT: Wimborne Food Festival A celebration of regional food and drink.
See: Sophie Grigson, award winning cookery writer and TV chef, create a range of dishes using local ingredients.
Eat and drink: Anything and everything, independent food producers, brewers, winemakers and chefs will be showcasing their finest produce. Why not be experimental and try Luke & Lee's Pigeon Wellington!
Don't miss: The Andrew David wine tasting room which will show you the wines to complement the demonstrations in the Cookery Theatre.
WHERE: Wimborne Town Centre, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 1AN www.wimbornefoodfestival.co.uk/
WHEN: 27-28 October
WHAT: Ice skating at the Eden Project
See: Local synchronised skating group Synchronicity perform on Saturday 27 October at 12.50pm, 1.50pm and 2.50pm
Eat and drink: After a brisk ice skating session devour a delicious afternoon cream tea at the Eden Bakery between the Biomes.
Don't Miss: Explore the Mediterranean Biome where you can stroll past lemon and olive trees or trek through the Rainforest Biome, the largest jungle in captivity.
WHERE: Eden Project, Bodelva, Cornwall, PL24 2SG www.edenproject.com/
WHEN: 20 October – 3 March 2013.
WHAT: The 24 Hour Plays: New Voices Initiative
See: the most exciting emerging actors and the next generation of theatre-makers. In just 24 hours, six original works are created from absolutely nothing by 38 actors, writers, directors and producers and performed on stage.
Eat and Drink: Grab a glass of wine in the Pit Bar at the interval
Don't miss: this riveting event which has impressed audiences for 6 years and launched over 250 careers.
WHERE: The Old Vic, The Cut, London, SE1 8NB www.oldvictheatre.com/
WHEN: 28 October
WHAT: Galway Races October Race Meeting
See: Fourteen national hunt races at the last race meeting of 2012 in Ballybrit.
Eat and Drink: Plenty of hot and cold food in the stands near the racecourse or book a table at the incredible Panoramic restaurant.
Don't Miss: Find out which horses have been tipped to win on the day on the website www.galwayraces.com/current-going.asp
WHERE: Galway Race Course, Ballybrit, Galway, Co. Galway www.galwayraces.com
WHEN: 28-29 October
WHAT: Fashion Designers and Craft Makers Young Designers Awards
See: Young UK fashion designers aged 9-25 showcase their designs inspired by the iconic designer Alexander McQueen.
Eat and Drink: Fashionable champagne at the Pullman Hotel Mirrors Restaurant.
Don't Miss: the Radical Design Awards for the over 21s, which give designers an opportunity to demonstrate that they are cutting edge design talent and are the ones to watch!
WHERE: Pullman Hotel, St Pancras, 100-110 Euston Road, London, NW1 2AJ www.fdc-youngdesignerawards.com/about.html
WHEN: 27 October
WHAT: Ilkley Complementary Medicine Festival The UK's premier festival promoting natural remedies and related products.
See: Siobhan Walker talk about the Alexander Technique addressing the issues of how we are using ourselves in postures and movement everyday. Saturday, room 3, 1.30pm – 2.30pm
Eat and Drink: A range of foods including vegetarian refreshments
Don't Miss: An array of contemporary therapies including acupuncture, aromatherapy, osteopathy, herbalism and reflexology.
WHERE: King's Hall, Station Road, Ilkley, LS29 8HB www.ilkleyfestival.co.uk/
WHEN: 27-28 October
WHAT: Walk on the Wild Side A 5k Halloween themed walk around Regents Park to raise money and awareness for the Walkabout Foundation.
See: 600 people dressing up in crazy and wild costumes and walking around Regents Park, this is sure to cause a stir in London!
Eat and Drink: Lola's Cupcakes and other sponsers will have plenty of food and drink to help you on your way!
Don't Miss: Face painting and trick or treating will be taking place along the route
WHERE: Regents Park, London https://uk.walkaboutfoundation.org
WHEN: 10am on 27 October
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