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Hemel Hempstead Old Town Street Market

Hemel Hempstead Old Town Street Market is held on the first Sunday every month.

This is a new monthly market to be held in the picturesque high street of the Old Town in Hemel Hempstead.

With a mixture of fresh produce, local crafts, handmade, unique and bespoke items there really is something for everyone. 

So if you like shopping without knowing exactly what you might find, you’ll love the Hemel Old Town Market!

It’s real people, plenty of character with treasures and bargains aplenty.


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Christmas Fair at Waddesdon Manor

In its second year our spectacular Christmas Fair will run across 15 days this year and will be offering gifts, decorations and festive foods. Held on the magnificent South Front of the Manor, overlooking the Parterre and Vale of Aylesbury. Our fifty five hand selected stall holders will be housed in charming wooden chalets and guarantees to rbing you the best of local artisan producers as well as some of the nation's best loved independent traders from across the country.

More Information: Bookings, 01296 653226,

Event details

  • Booking Not Needed
  • Normal Admission Charges Apply
  • Assistance Dogs only are welcome
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10:30 am10:30

Christmas cookery school at Waddesdon Manor

Ensure Christmas is stress-free in the kitchen this year. If you're looking for some stylish ideas for entertaining that you can prepare in advance this is the day for you. Your day will include two-course lunch with wine, an information introduction to choosing wines and spirits for the festive season by our in-house wine advisor, Peter Tompkins, and a goody bag to take home including a recipe holder.

Event details

  • Booking Essential 01296 653226
  • Normal Admission Charges Apply Adult £45
  • See for lunch menu

More Information: Bookings, 01296 653226,

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10:00 am10:00

Harpenden Farmers Market

The below text has been extracted from the Harpenden Town Council link.  For full details on the council website, please click here.

'Harpenden Farmer's Market takes place on the 4th Sunday of the month from 10.00am to 2.00pm.

The Farmers' Market accommodates approximately 70 stalls and runs northbound along the Lower High Street from Sainsbury’s Supermarket to Strutt & Parker.

Each Market finds a huge selection of produce available including:

  • Meats, pies, sausages, game meats
  • Preserves – pickles, jams and honey
  • Cheeses
  • Vegetables
  • Flowers and plants
  • Fresh bread, cakes and pastries
  • Eggs
  • Organic produce

Next market dates for 2015

Sunday 27 September
Sunday 25 October
Sunday 22 November – 12 noon – 6.00pm

Additional Christmas market -Sunday 20 December' 

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12:00 pm12:00

Urban Food Fortnight: Week 2 begins!

The text below has been taken from the main webpage for Urban Food Fortnight - to access all Urban Food Fortnight events through their website, please click here.

'Urban Food Fortnight
11 to 27 September 2015

The Capital’s celebration of the fabulous ultra-local produce being grown, produced and cooked on our doorstep.

Urban Food Fortnight is run by London Food Link

London Food Link is the umbrella for all of Sustain's initiatives in London. Our work includes helping to influence local government policy, hands-on food growing training, running sessions for public sector caterers, creating guidance for independent eateries and food producers, public awareness campaigns, and joining the dots between people around specific food issues.'

So why not join in on this great initiative and support our capital in celebrating diversity and sustainability in local food and drink! 


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1:00 pm13:00

Miso Fair Japan Centre Piccadilly

Marukome, touted as Japan's No. 1 Miso company, will be hosting a free tasting event of their miso products this September.  

Miso has long been part of a standard Asian diet.  The fermenting process for miso can take months or years and consists of a paste of soybeans, sea salt and koji - a fungus made with Aspergillus oryzae which is used to initiate fermentation in miso as well as mirin and soy sauce. 

At the fair, keep an eye out for the Premium White Miso, made using non GM soy beans and without MSG.  

Other Miso Fair free tasting events will also be held on:

19th/20th/25th/26th/27th September 1pm-4pm

For more info, please visit their page by clicking here.


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