26 SEPTEMBER - 8 OCTOBER
Gin Cocktail Night The Reading Rooms Weds 26 September - £5
Our distillers will be on hand to show how using a gin base in cocktails can create unique drinks which accentuate the juniper and citrus notes of Black Bridge Distillery’s Small Batch Gins!
Sausage Making Class Lawes & Sons Butchers Thursday 27 September - £25
Celebrate the great British banger and join Ben the butcher to learn how to make homemade artisan sausages. Discover what makes great sausages, how to select the right cuts of meat for them and how to master the secret subtleties of seasoning.
A Taste of Sicily Cellar Door Wines Friday 28 September - £25
Sicilian wines and food go hand in hand, what better way to showcase these native grape varieties than to pair them with local delicacies. Andrea himself will be here to tell us the story of his handcrafted family wines, most of which are organic.
Organic Vegetable Open Day FoodSmiles Saturday 29 September - Free
Come along for a free tour with tea and cake. You can get involved if you wish or just enjoy our cooperative vegetable site.
Catalan Cava and Food Matching Evening Cellar Door Wines Thursday 4 October - £20
It’s time to rediscover Cava – the well known, but underrated Spanish sparkling wine…
Foodie Film Night - Sideways Fleetville Larder Weds 26 September - £5
Film night at the Larder! Sideways is a bittersweet comedy about life, love and Pinot Noir. Struggling writer and wine enthusiast Miles takes his engaged friend, Jack, on a trip to Californian wine country for a last single-guy bonding experience.
Pints and Pizza Beer Shop Thurs 27 September
Beer Shop, St Albans is excited to host the legendary Peddling Pizza, with Adam serving his mouth-watering Neapolitan style pizzas and the largest selection of beer options to choose from to accompany it!
Foodie Film Night – Chocolat Fleetville Larder Friday 28th September - £6
Film night at the Larder! Chocolat; a heart-warming tale of love and temptation, starring Juliette Binoche as a single mother who starts a Chocolaterie in a small French village, and who quickly begins to influence local lives in many different ways.
St Albans Feastival City Centre, St Albans Sunday 30 September 12-6pm - Free
A highlight of the festival calendar will be the closing of St Peter’s Street as it becomes a gastronomic wonderland for food, fun and feasting.
Museum Late: Food Glorious Food St Albans Museum + Gallery Thursday 4 October, 7-9.30pm - £8
With the Food and Drink Festival in full swing explore St Albans Museum + Gallery afterhours and enjoy a jam-packed evening of demonstrations, activities and talks.
Opening Night of New Academic Year Oaklands College Thursday 27 September - £15
Experience the ‘theatre of cooking’ and watch our students prepare your homemade meal to order.
Italian ‘Pop-Up’ Food Market City Centre Friday 28 September
Italia in piazza food: travelling Italian food market, only the most authentic products to enjoy.
Apple Day at Oaklands College Saturday 29 September - £2
Come and join us for our Apple Day at Oaklands, pick your own apples from the orchard, meet the animals in our zoo and learn more about bees and wildlife.
Vintage Afternoon Tea St Albans Organ Theatre Sunday 30 September
Enjoy a Vintage Afternoon Tea with delicious cakes and sandwiches and endless cups of tea served in our vintage china in our unique venue.
Beer & Cheese Pairing Evening Fleetville Larder Thursday 4 October - £15
The Fleetville Larder & HomeBrewtique present a relaxed evening tasting; 6 Craft Beers paired with 6 Cheeses. Come and enjoy learning how different styles of beer are made and eat a selection of artisan cheeses perfectly paired to the beers.
Meet the Producer Hare & Hounds Thursday 4 October - Free
Meet The Producer evening is about celebrating all that is local and on our doorsteps! Come and sample local produce and speak to the local legends who makes them!
BBQ School with Wine Pairing Ye Olde Fighting Cock Saturday 6 October - £25.49
An exciting afternoon learning BBQ techniques and rotisserie cooking skills from landlord, Christo. All dishes will be shared with attendees and paired with wines by Flagship Wines.
George Street Gin & Jazz Friday 5 October - Free
The return of the fabulous George Street Gin & Jazz with music, food and of course, gin! A boutique shopping evening with a chance to explore cocktails, mixers and more.
Craft Beer & Food Matching Masterclass Craft & Clever Sunday 7 October - £30
A Craft Beer & Food Matching Masterclass with Craft & Cleaver’s Adam Richardson. Learn how to taste and identify characteristics in beer & how to match perfectly with Food. Includes 8 samples, perfectly matched with bits of food & our authentic BBQ.
The Classic Grape Tasting with a Twist Fleetville Larder & Flagship Wines Friday 5 October - £30
An opportunity to taste amazing wines from the classic grape varieties – Chardonnay & Pinot Noir including Champagne, Burgundy and fine New World Wines. Find your wine star. The wines will be matched with delicious Burgundian cheeses.
Wine Tasting @ Cafe Rouge Monday 8 October - Free
Learn interesting facts about the wines as you enjoy the tasting session with complimentary canapes.