Dates for your diary
Food Glorious Food: Dinner with Dickens
We get many of our Christmas traditions from the works of Charles Dickens. A new exhibition in London, guestcurated by Pen Vogler, a writer specialising in food history, explores the role of food in Dickens’s life and work – and the childhood memories he kept hidden until he died. (28 November-22 April 2019). See dickensmuseum.com.
Hampton Court Palace: Festive Fayre
Meet BBC Good Food contributors and experts, watch cooking demos and soak up the festive foodie atmosphere, from 7-9 December. Visit hrpfoodfestivals.com for details and to book tickets.