Everything you Need to Know: Returning North Leeds Food and Drink Festival at Roundhay Park

The foodie favourite festival will be celebrating its fifth anniversary at the park this weekend and as always, #TeamCoco will be there. [...]

The foodie favourite festival will be celebrating its fifth anniversary at the park this weekend and as always, #TeamCoco will be there. It’s the perfect excuse to get your family and friends together, have some fun and overindulge to your hearts content.

On September 11th and 12th, The North Leeds Food Festival will return to Roundhay Park for it’s final edition of the year, celebrating it’s 5th year celebrating food, drink and local live entertainment.

Priding itself on a variety of international cuisine, independent bars and breweries, an expansive artisan market featuring local produce, craft and wellbeing businesses, a main stage with live music, entertainers and performers, and an extensive children’s activities programme. Additional activities have also been planned for the festival, including animal exhibits, an inflatable land and traditional funfair.

After a successful August festival, organisers are looking forward to being back for their second installment: 

“Being our final festival of the year, we’re so looking forward to ending on a spectacular high note with the food and activities in Leeds. We’ve been preparing the festival for a long time, and are thrilled that we can bring such diversity and quality to showcase some of Yorkshire’s finest chefs, music and independent traders.” – Hannah Dewhirst, Festival Coordinator.

Key highlights are set to be the Live Cookery Theatre, supported by Leeds Cookery School and Yorkshire Food Guide, as the regions top chefs take to the stage to showcase their favorite dishes, and the Main Stage, where local artists and performers will be covering classic hits from the 1950s to present day, as well as original songs. 

The festival will once again be supporting the charity Leeds Mind, having raised over £32,000 for the MIND charity across previous festivals. The charity will be holding their own arts and crafts activities over the weekend, as well as mindfulness sessions.

Thousands are expected to join the celebrations at Roundhay Park on September 11th and 12th

Tickets and info are available at https://northleedsfoodfestival.co.uk/ 

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