It’s a festival of pie at Pieminister in Oxford’s Covered Market this week, ending on Sunday Funday. And tomorrow someone right here in Oxford will win a year’s supply of pies. Just buy a pie from Pieminister (to eat in, takeaway or have delivered to your door) and with it you’ll get a scratch card. One lucky card will unlock the ultimate pie-lovers prize; free food at Pieminister every Friday, for a whole year.

Or choose the £10 towers of power (a two-pie feast) on Saturday.

There’s a new limited edition pie arriving on the menu too for Pie Week. Available for March only, Lady BaBaa is a springtime celebration of lamb, root vegetables, red wine and rosemary.

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Pair it with Pieminister’s famous minted mushy peas, mash and red wine gravy for a truly British pie week feast.

And today Pieminister will be donating 50p from every pie meal sold, to FRANK Water, a safe water and sanitation project in Nepal and India.

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The first ever Witney Vegan Fair is happening this Sunday. The Corn Exchange will see dozens of stalls with plant-based foods, cosmetics, drinks, sweets, as well as a programme of topical talks, cookery demos and workshops and much more on offer between 10am-3pm.

The Vegan Fair will showcase some of the best vegan products from the local area, as well as a hand-picked selection of ethical brands and businesses from across the country.

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Everyone is welcome to go along and enjoy the food, fabulous stalls and positive atmosphere. A day long celebration of all things plant based including ethical clothing brands, cruelty-free cosmetics and skincare, eco-friendly household products and of course an impressive line up of delicious vegan food.

As well as a host of traders for you to browse and discover, revellers will also be able to enjoy a programme of topical talks, cookery demos and workshops taking place around the Corn Exchange for you to get involved with throughout the day. £2 entry (includes all talks, demos and workshops). Under-14s go free with a paying adult.

The Anchor in Jericho is launching its spring menu with 25 per cent off all food. Inspired by barbecue cooking from east to west, grilled over charcoal using a Josper oven, the pub is all fired up about grilling everything from good cuts of meat to whole cauliflower. The Anchor is at 2 Hayfield Road, Oxford, OX2 6TT or

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