North Leeds Food Festival | 22nd – 23rd June 2019
The North Leeds Food Festival is returning this June to the beautiful setting of Roundhay Park. 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
Chef Demo Line-Up
The area will feature Yorkshire favorite Josh Whitehead, of the Harewood Food & Drink Project, who appeared on TV alongside at Christmas time, with Mary Berry while filming on the Harewood Estate.
Stephanie Moon, Head Chef at Rudding Park & Chief Consultant for All Things Food will feature for a demo on Sunday 23rd June.
Viewers will also be treated to shows from the Foundry’s Matt Healy and Jamie Clinton of Shear’s Yard on Saturday & Sunday respectively.
Michelin-recommended Tharavadu will host a demo focusing on Indian food from Kerala. Further demo’s on Sunday include Luke Downing, of Dough in the City and Jono Hawthorne of Leeds favorite – Feed.
Demo area co-hosts, Leeds Cookery School will also feature twice over the weekend, with Simon Chapellow & Scott Macey.
International Street Food
Take a walk through the lush green fields of Roundhay Park and enjoy the vast aromas tempting you into tastes from around the world. 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. Fancy something sweet? Pick up Spanish Churros, smothered in Belgian Chocolate. Vegan? On-site vegan specialists will make sure you’re spoilt for choice.
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. With 8 Independent Bars at the festival, they’ve got you covered – whatever your tipple.
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.
North Leeds Food Festival Event Location & Times
Dates: 22nd – 23rd June 2019
Location: Soldiers Field, Roundhay Park, Leeds LS8 2ER
Times: 10 am – 8 pm