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Food Awareness Days

April 2017

1 April – April Fool’s Day
4 April – International Carrot Day
10-16 April – UK Coffee Week
14 April – Good Friday
16 April – Easter Sunday
21 April – National Tea Day
23 April – St George’s Day
23 April – 1 May – British Beef Week

May 2017

6-14 May – Real Bread Week
14-20 May – British Sandwich Week
15-21 May – National Vegetarian Week
22-28 May – British Tomato Week
27 May – 4 June – English Wine Week
29 May – 4 June – National Barbecue Week

June 2017

1 June – World Milk Day
2 June – National Fish & Chips Day
10 June – World Gin Day
11 June – Open Farm Sunday
15 June – Beer Day Britain
16 June – National Picnic Week
18 June – Father’s Day
*NEW* 30 June – National Cream Tea Day

July 2017

3-16 July – Wimbledon Fortnight
7 July – World Chocolate Day

September 2017
1-7 September – British Lamb Week
1-30 September – Organic September
*NEW* 13 September – International Chocolate Day
23 September – 8th October – British Food Fortnight

October 2017
1 October – International Coffee Day
1 October – World Vegetarian Day
2-8 October – National Cake Week
6-13 October – National Seafood Week
9-15 October – Egg Week
13 October – World Egg Day
20 October – International Chefs Day
21 October – Apple Day
31 October – Halloween

November 2017
1 November – World Vegan Day
1-31 November – World Vegan Month
5 November – Guy Fawkes Night
8 November – World Fairtrade Week
30 November – St Andrew’s Day

December 2017
25 December – Christmas Day
31 December – New Year’s Eve

    • Gluten Free and Gorgeous

      Gluten Free and Gorgeous

      Food allergies and intolerances are a big issue for many people, with gluten / wheat intolerance being one of the biggest. Luckily for food lovers, Lancashire producers are stepping up to the mark and producing gluten free foods which are indistinguishable from their wheaten equivalents.

    • A Lancashire Cheeseboard

      A Lancashire Cheeseboard

      When you’re creating a cheeseboard, the region’s cheese makers offer more than the traditional Lancashire varieties. So you can make an entire board by buying just from Lancashire cheese makers.

    • Breakfast Like A King

      Breakfast Like A King

      Breakfast: the most important meal of the day and a customer favourite. Serve your guests a delicious breakfast and they will leave happy and full.

    • Morecambe Bay Potted Shrimps

      Morecambe Bay Potted Shrimps

      Warm potted shrimp piled high on thick toast – is there a dish more comforting? The tiny brown shrimps used for potting are caught in the estuary waters of Morecambe Bay.

    • Lancashire Lamb

      Lancashire Lamb

      People talk about Lancashire lamb – delicious, fresh and tender – but in fact there is no one breed farmed in Lancashire. But our lush landscapes, be it high on the hills or down by the sea, mean that whatever the breed our lamb is delicious.

    • The Humble Spud

      The Humble Spud

      Potatoes aren’t the first food to spring to mind when you think about Lancashire, but the west of the county – with loam soil - has perfect potato conditions.


Contact Us

For more information, practical advice and support, call Marketing Lancashire on:

01772 426450.