Ilkley Food and Drink Festival | 29th – 30th June 2019
Following the huge success of North Leeds Food Festival, the festival organisers are giving Ilkley a slice of the action for 2019. Ilkley Food and Drink Festival will launch this June at East Holmes Field. Here’s what’s in store:
Over 31 cuisines | 150+ Exhibitors and Performers | 8 Independent Bars | 2 Giant Artisan Produce Markets | Live Chefs Demo’s | Street Food | Dessert Stations | Live Entertainment | 26+ Live Performers | FREE Kids Activities and Kids Packs | FREE Deckchairs and Seating (no cost hire) | FREE Festival Programmes | Dedicated Wellbeing Area | Traditional Fun Fair | Inflatable Land | Exclusive Art Displays
International Street Food
Take a walk through the lush green fields of East Holmes Field and enjoy the vast aromas tempting you into tastes from around the world. Pick from the best Street Food traders in the UK. Tuck into a freshly prepared Paella or Pad Thai, bursting with flavour. Taste the gooey goodness of Artisan Melted Cheese, or nibble on Pomegranate topped Halloumi Fries. Vegan? On-site vegan specialists will make sure you’re spoilt for choice.
Chef Demo Line Up in Partnership with Yorkshire Food Guide
We’ve partnered with Ilkley Food Festival to curate the Chef Demo Line-Up for the festival. Showcasing some of the best chefs local to Ilkley and from across the region.
- Chef, Paul Leonard of the 4AA Rosette awarded Burlington restaurant at The Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa, Skipton.
- Michael Carr of The Box Tree, Ilkley.
- Chef Andy Collop of the 2AA Rosette awarded Macload’s Restaurant at The Coniston Hotel & Spa, Skipton.
- Bruce Elsworth of Elsworth Kitchen, Skipton.
- Simon Miller, Executive Chef of La Casita.
- Stephaine Moon of Rudding Park Hotel & Spa.
- Simon Chappelow of Leeds Cookery School.
- Tosin Dayo-Oyekole of OSO Cook
- Jordan Cockoff of Broadley’s Bistro
- Loc Bui of Bistro Saigon
- Chef Sachi of Sachi’s in Ilkley
- Claire of The Little Teahouse, Ilkley
With 8 Independent Bars at the festival, they’ve got you covered – whatever your tipple. Lounge on a colourful striped deck chair in the sun. Take a sip on a Cold Beer, a glass of Champagne or a Cocktail loaded with fresh Strawberries.
Fine Artisan Markets
Tuck into a gooey Artisan Brownie. Pick up gourmet Fudge or luxury Cured Meats. Lover of cheese? There’s loads of it. And from some of the best producers in the UK.
Live Music & Entertainment
Listen to the sounds of award-winning Jazz, Soul and Pop. Dance to the Unique sounds of the Washboard Resonators on stage at the festival. Welcoming you to the festival and playing throughout will be the sounds of Will Forrester on the Sax.
Children’s entertainment – See the excitement on their faces as they watch the Magic Matt show taking place each day. Take part in the free kid’s quiz and fact-hunt all around the site. Be sure to swing by the Traditional Fun Fair and Inflatable Land on your way.
Ilkley Food and Drink Festival Event Location & Times
Dates: 29th – 30th June 2019
Location: East Holmes Field, Ilkley, LS29 0BZ
Times: 10 am – 8 pm
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