North Leeds Food Festival set to return to Roundhay Park this summer

Mark your calendars, one of the best foodie festivals is back.

One of the biggest food and drink festivals in Leeds is returning to Roundhay Park this May for a huge summer party.

Now in it’s 7th year, the family-friendly North Leeds Food Festival will run from Saturday 13 May – Sunday 14 May 2023 with artisan produce aplenty.

The festival is a highly anticipated event which foodies from across Yorkshire look forward to each year.

Named Market Street, stalls from independent craft and produce vendors will line the park with small batch goods, including Mallow Gourmet Marshmallows, Screaming Chimp Chilli Sauce and flavours from around the world.

A pizza being sliced.
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Returning this year with highly-anticipated the Live Cookery Theatre, Leeds Cookery School will be rustling up some easy-to-make foodie specials for all ages to try whilst live chef demonstrations will allow you and your company to learn how to make speciality dishes from your own home.

If that’s not enough, there will be deckchairs aplenty to lounge on, independent bar service from Leeds favourite North Brew Co, with speciality cider, gin and wine bars- including some fresh Caribbean cocktail offerings.

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Live music will keep the audience entertained from beginning to sunset and a host of family-friendly performers will ensure that all ages are left in awe or hysterics at their unique talents.

Additional family-friendly activities will also be held to raise funds for Leeds-based charity Leeds Mind, in previous years the festival has raised over £68,000 for mental health charities.

Food from the North Leeds Food Festival.
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Michael Johnston, festival director, said: “We’re thrilled with the support we have received over the years. We’ve grown the offerings at the festival every year, and this year is no different. We’re adding a new interactive element, taking attendees on a tasting journey with food and drink experts from across the north.”

For more information, including how to book your tickets for the food fest from Saturday 13 May – Sunday 14 May 2022 visit their website.

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