5 delicious National Chocolate Week events you cannot miss

Quite possibly the best week of the year has arrived. No, it’s not Christmas, or Easter, or even New Year’s. It’s National Chocolate Week!

There’s a whole host of amazing cocoa-filled happenings dotted around the country this week, and believe us when we say you don’t want to miss out.

Here are five of the best events taking place. Get your Galaxy on!

1. The Chocolate Show at Olympia

The queen of choc week is this scrumptious end to the week’s festivities in Kensington’s enormous 16,000 square metre Olympia conference centre. Just think of all that space filled with free (yes, free) tasters…

Where?

Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London, W14 8UX

When? 16-18 October

How much?

£12.50 (in advance) £15 on the door

2. The Chocolate Tree Lecture

Get yourself down to the Museum of Edinburgh on Saturday for a special talk by the award-winning experts at Chocolate Tree.

Attendees are in for a fascinating explanation of the food’s diverse history and production, as well as it’s green credentials. Book fast though, it’ll sell out quickly.

Where?

Edinburgh Museum, 142-146 Cannongate, Edinburgh, EH8 8DD

When?

Saturday 13 October 2pm

How much?

Free

3. Chocolate Ecstasy Tours of London

Get some sweet education one evening after work with one of these trivia loaded tours.

Choose between Mayfair, Chelsea or Notting Hill options, and even get a personal tasting session thrown in at the end. A luxury learning experience you’ll want to stay in detention for.

Where?

Different locations around London

When?

All week

How much?

£40 per person (including all tasters)

4. Chocolate Week at Cadbury World

It’s all going on at Cadbury World in the Midlands at the moment.

There’s a special set of interviews with the company’s master chocolatiers and a new chocolatier experience where ticket holders get to learn how to craft their own recipes.

Throughout the week, customers will also get the chance to view the impressive chocolate creation made for the attraction’s 25th anniversary. You know it makes sense.

Where?

Linden Road, Birmingham, B30 1JR

When?

All week

How much?

From £16.25

5. Chocolate and wine masterclass at Vinopolis

There’s not much that can beat a smooth, melt-in-your-mouth block of milk chocolate is there? But if you add a cool glass of wine to that concoction we’ll literally do anything for you.

That’s how we know the experts over at Vinopolis are on to a winner with this hour and a half evening session where you get to explore the facets and frivolities of some of the world’s best wines and chocolates. What more could you want?

Where?

No. 1 Bank End, London, SE1 9BU

When?

Various bookings available during the week

How much?

£40 per person (including all tasters)

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