Food and Drink What’s On

Whisky Birmingham @ The Bond Birmingham
Mar 2 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Whisky Birmingham – the city’s flagship whisky festival from The Birmingham Whisky Club, returns for its sixth year at The Bond, Digbeth. Featuring major whisky brands, independent bottlers, local experts, creative masterclasses, collaborations with local bars, music and street food. Whether you’re a whisky-connoisseur, or a whisky-newcomer, as ever, this is an event not to be missed.

Highlights include:-

25+ Exhibitors
250+ Whiskies
Unique Masterclasses & Collaborations
4 Street Food Vendors & Food Stalls

There are three tickets types available for Whisky Birmingham 2019.

1) General Admission :: includes access to the festival from 12pm, tasting glass, brochure, a ‘dream dram’ token and access to all of the whiskies on taste. (Available as a Christmas gift voucher, please email Amy with your address for us to send to.)

2) VIP Early Admission :: includes early admission to the festival (from 11am), tasting glass, brochure, TWO ‘dream dram’ tokens, a masterclass of your choice (subject to availability), entry into the VIP and Members lounge and access to all of the whiskies on taste. (When purchased, please email Amy and give a ticket postal address)

**Please note: We will email VIP ticket holders when masterclasses are announced (during January 2018) to book these spaces**

3) The Birmingham Whisky Club Members’ ticket :: includes early admission to the festival (from 11am), tasting glass, brochure, TWO ‘dream dram’ tokens and entry into the VIP and Members lounge and access to all of the whiskies on taste.

To receive your Gift and VIP tickets, order and send addresses to Amy before December 19th 2018.

Membership starts from just £50. To find out more, click here.

Masterclasses will be announced shortly, and exhibitors will be revealed as they confirm.

The Finer Details

Festival suitable for connoisseurs or complete beginners.
All voucher buyers will be emailed to obtain the postal delivery address following their order. Vouchers will be posted early December.
Masterclasses and food are extra.
Masterclass tickets will go on sale in early 2018.
Please keep an eye on the website for details of the brands attending.

Terms, Conditions & More Info:

– Due to the nature of the event, we are instigating a Challenge 25 policy. If you look younger than 25, please bring relevant ID.

– The event is over 18’s only.

– Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Unless you’re ordering a voucher – which will be sent to you, tickets are in e-ticket format. Please bring a print out of these or have them ready on your phone/tablet for scanning on the day.

– Drunken or abusive behaviour will not be tolerated. The event is for everyone to enjoy and anyone disrupting this will be removed from the site immediately with their party and no refunds will be issued.

– If you have missed out on tickets please join the auto waiting-list. We will release cancelled tickets in the order people sign up. It is worth doing this as people do cancel close to the event. You’ll get 24 hours to buy the ticket before it’s released to the next name, and so on.

– To purchase your Birmingham Whisky Club member ticket, please enter your code on your membership letter in the “promotional code” box in Eventbrite. If you need assistance, please email us and we will be happy to drop you a reminder. One discounted ticket available per member. Please note that your membership MUST be valid on the date of the festival and you must bring your card with you to gain entry. If membership has expired by March 3rd, your ticket will not be valid on the day.

Brum’s Big Fat Pizza Festival 2019 @ leveldigbeth
Apr 20 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm


It’s tasty and topped with juicy double cheese combinations; it can only mean one thing! Brum’s Big Fat Pizza returns for 2019.

Making your cheesiest dreams come true pizza fans, pay attention! Taste and Liquor’s Big Fat Pizza Festival is the largest, most important pizza festival in the country.

It’s a whole festival dedicated to Margherita’s, Gluten Free Pizza’s, Meat Feast’s, Hot and Spicy, Vegan and Chocolate Nutella Pizzas, we love ‘em all. Deep filled or thin and crispy, there’s a style and a topping combo to tickle everyone’s tastebuds and it’s coming to Birmingham!

Taste and Liquor, a national experimental food and drink festival-organisers, are planning a feast in the UK’s second biggest city, Brum’s Big Fat Pizza Festival, which is now in its 4th year, first attracted thousands to Digbeth (Birmingham) in 2016 and this year it sets to be bigger and better than ever before!

Having developed a stellar reputation in the past two recent years, this time they’re going that extra mile, packing on the toppings with a barrel of street food traders, to serve up the best pizzas to a region of superfans, you’re definitely going to want a slice of this exciting action!

The day will be serving all your favourite gourmet pizzas, to send you into a double-cheese coma! Enthusiastic eaters will find plenty on their plate, the feast, which aims to popularise and promote independent pizza street food traders throughout the UK, with a medley of food and fun waits for those who step into the festival.

Top of the bill are some of the UK’s top pizzerias. Plus three additional street-food traders will be providing epic sides and some outstanding puddings across the day. With a of number of bars serving craft beer, cocktails and much more, you’ll be totally spoilt for choice all day.

Brum’s Big Fat Pizza Festival also have an array of food and drink culture on offer but its also includes entertainment as diverse as 80s kids films screenings in the TV room, free face-painting for the little ones and lots more. Adding to the extravaganza, the festival will be supporting top DJ’s from the clubbing fraternity will be spinning the tunes from day-to-night.

If stuffing your face with pizza all day sounds like your idea of a good time (and why wouldn’t it?) then book yourself a ticket, pronto. Taste and Liquor’s Brum’s Big Fat Pizza Festival is every foodie’s dream come true!

Ticket is for entry only, food and drink to be purchased seperately.

Stafford Cheese & Ale Festival @ Stafford
Jun 14 – Jun 16 all-day

Cheese makers, breweries and local food producers will fill the Market Square in Stafford, with a fantastic range of products and a fine array of artisan food, as the county town hosts the Stafford Cheese, Ale and Food Festival.