Leeds Indie Food Festival 2017

Ian Jones, Food and Drink Editor
Leeds Indie Food Festival 2017
Jessie Leong

11 — 28 May 2017 Entrance is free — Visit now

The much-loved Leeds Indie Food Festival is back for its third annual outing. And this course is bigger and better than ever, with almost 100 cutting-edge events celebrating the best independent food and drink from this vibrant Yorkshire city. This time it’s split into three easy-to-understand sections: Eat, Drink and Do. The Eat events take in everything from vegan fine dining to outdoor supper clubs, while the Drink section covers thirst-quenching happenings such as wine fairs from the region’s best retailers and competitive coffee art tournaments (admit it, we all love our face on a latté). The Do component takes a more active angle, offering events as varied as chocolate-making workshops, family food-art projects and the latest documentary screenings.

This takes place over eighteen days, during 11-28 May, and tickets are on sale now. Eager festival fans can even buy a festival passport. For £10, this gives access to priority ticketing for the best seats at sellout events as well as discounts and a unique passport stamp scheme. These passports are on sale now. But move quick, these are expected to sell out quickly.

11 — 28 May 2017 Entrance is free Visit now

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