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North Leeds Food Festival: A Springtime Feast

13 May @ 10:00 am - 14 May @ 7:00 pm

£4.95 – £39
As seen in The Guardian, iNews & BBC, The North Leeds Food Festival is BACK for 2023, with brand new interactive tasting sessions, new entertainment & new systems for speedy service!
Needless to say, you’ll be strolling round sipping a cold drink, nibbling on some tasty treats & listening to the live music on stage. But what else can you expect?
👉 NEW: Interactive Tasting Sessions – We’ll be running brand tasting sessions with local experts. Cheese, Wine, Chocolate, Whiskey, Beer, Charcuterie, Gin anyone?!
👉 NEW: Systems for speedy service – We’ll be implementing satellite wifi & new systems to minimise queueing at all parts of the festival.
👉NEW: Increased Variety – For all elements of the festival, including markets, street food, live music & interactive sessions.
Plus, we’re returning to Roundhay Park with all the usual good stuff:
🌮 Tasty Street Food – From tasty Greek Gyros, to Pad Thai or Yorkshire Pudding Wraps.
🛍️ Artisan Markets – Gooey Brownies, Pie’s & Runny Scotch Eggs to name a few
🥂 Specialist Independent Bars – Including Gin, Rum, Wine & Cocktails
🍺 A Full Ale House – Including Ales, IPA’s, Lagers & Cask favourites.
👉 FREE Live Music – Lounge to Jazz or dance to funk (questionable dancing IS permitted!)
✨ FREE Live Entertainment – Chefs on stilts riding bicycles, anyone? Catch roaming entertainment & scheduled shows throughout the day.
👩‍🍳 FREE Cookery Demonstrations – Learn the secrets from the region’s best chefs
🤹 FREE Kids Entertainment – Including magic & kiddie’s shows
🎢 Fun Fair & Inflatable Land
🐐 Ian’s Mobile Educational Farm
🥳 And there’s plenty of funky furniture to plonk yourself on and rest those tired dancing feet
🤹‍♂️ Wacky Roaming Entertainment & Comedy – Chefs on stilts riding bicycles, anyone?
😁 “A reyt good afternoon.” – As one gentleman put it as he was leaving our festival
⭐️Listed #1 in ‘Best non-music festivals in the UK’ (iNews)⭐️
Join us for a day of overindulgence in Roundhay Park on May 13-14.
Interested? Click the link to get your tickets https://buytickets.at/foodfestival/785779/r/fb-event
Joining us this year?
Limited Discounted Early Bird tickets are available from just £4.95 per adult.
Get tickets here: https://northleedsfoodfestival.co.uk/tickets/
Supporting Mental Health – As always, our charity partner at the festival is Leeds Mind. We will be collecting donations through optional donations on ticket sales and many fun activities. We have raised over £68,000. Let’s try break the record this year!
Over 20 international cuisines | Interactive Tasting Sessions | 150+ Exhibitors and Performers | 8 Independent Bars | Giant Artisan Produce Market | Live Chefs Demo’s | Street Food | Dessert Stations | Live Entertainment | 26+ Live Performers | FREE Kids Activities and Kids Packs | FREE Deckchairs and Seating | FREE Festival Programmes | Dedicated Wellbeing Area | Traditional Fun Fair | Inflatable Land
When: May 13-14, 2023
Where: Soldiers Field, Roundhay Park
Full Live Music & Chef Demo line up to be announced.
Join the celebration in Roundhay Park this summer.
Limited Discounted Early Bird tickets: Available from just £4.95 per adult.
Get your tickets: https://buytickets.at/foodfestival/785779/r/fb-event
Social Media Links:
Facebook – The North Leeds Food Festival 2023: A Springtime Feast | Facebook
Twitter – The North Leeds Food Festival (@NorthLeedsFood) / Twitter
Event Preview (YouTube) – The North Leeds Food Festival 2023: A Springtime Feast – YouTube


13 May @ 10:00 am
14 May @ 7:00 pm
£4.95 – £39
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Soldiers Fields
Roundhay Park, Roundhay
Leeds, LS8 2TX Leeds
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