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Harrogate Food and Drink Festival | 24th – 26th AUGUST 2019

A brand new Food Festival is coming to Harrogate this summer, brought you by the team behind North Leeds Food Festival and Ilkley Food Festival. Harrogate Food and Drink Festival aims to showcase and celebrate the most exciting local talent in food, music, drink and performing arts.

Join them for mouth-watering International Cuisines, Street Food, Fine Artisan Produce, Superb Live Music, Live Chef Demo’s & Live Entertainment.

International Street Food

Take a walk through the lush green fields overlooking the Yorkshire Dales and enjoy the vast aromas tempting you into tastes from around the world. Pick from the best Street Food traders in the UK.

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We’ve partnered with Harrogate Food Festival to curate the Chef Demo Line-Up for the festival. Showcasing some of the best chefs local to Harrogate and from across the region. The line-up of specially selected chefs will be taking to the stage to show off their skills and teach others new and exciting techniques for cooking. The live chef demo’s will be hosted by our team from the Yorkshire Food Guide and are on over the weekend from 12-4 each day.

Saturday 24th August:
12 pm – Joe Clapham, 2-AA-Rosette awarded Bow Room Restaurant at Grays Court Hotel, York
1 pm – Pawel Cekala, 1-AA-Rosette West Park Hotel, Harrogate
2 pm – Brett Lee, multi-award-winning Stuzzi, Harrogate
3 pm – chef Lee Murdoch, Threes a Crowd
4 pm – Simon Chappelow, Leeds Cookery School

Sunday 25th August:
12 pm – Paul Warner, 3-AA-Rosette awarded Horto at Rudding Park
1 pm – Chris O’Callaghan, 2-AA-Rosette awarded Goldsborough Hall
2 pm – Ben Martin, Slingsby Gin
3 pm – Dan Graham, At The Dinner Party

Monday 26th August:

12 pm – Nantana Thasonphan, 2-AA-Rosette awarded The Orchid Restaurant
1 pm – Whaheed Rojan, The Round Table Dining
2 pm – Ben Marin, Slingsby Gin
3 pm – Matthew Rennie, 1-AA-Rosette awarded The George at Easingwold
4 pm – Andrew Thwaite Master Chocolatier

Independent Drink

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, we have you covered – whatever your tipple.

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Fine Artisan Markets

Tuck into a gooey Artisan Brownie. Pick up gourmet Fudge or luxury Cured Meats. Lover of cheese? We’ve loads of it. And from some of the best producers in the UK.

Live Music & Entertainment at Harrogate Food Festival

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 the best in local talent at each festival.

Stroll across the bustling site and you will come to the Entertainment Arena. Here you will witness the mind-boggling talents of our Live Performers.

Children’s Entertainment – See the excitement on their faces as they watch the Magic 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.

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Event Ticket Prices, Dates & Location

Ticket Prices
Adult Tickets £4.98 – Early Bird Price
Child under 16 £1.50
Under 5’s go free 

Event Dates/Times
Saturday: 24th August 2019 – 10 am to 8 pm
Sunday: 26th August 2019 – 10 am to 8 pm 
Monday: 27th August 2019 – 10 am to 6pm

Event Location
Chapel Flats, Ripley Castle, Harrogate HG3 3AX


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Event Details

Start date: August 24, 2019

End date: August 26, 2019

Start time: 10:00 a.m.

End time: 18:00 p.m.

Venue: Chapel Flats, Ripley Castle, Harrogate HG3 3AX

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