Annual food and drink festival Leeds Indie Food returns for an 18-day culinary celebration in May.
Now in its third year, the festival brings together Leeds’ thriving independent food and drink community to curate a series of bespoke events accessible to all levels of gastronomy enthusiasts. Running from 11th-28th May, events will take a place a number of venues spread across Leeds city centre and surrounding areas.
The latest incarnation of Leeds Indie Food incorporates three new festival strands consisting of Eat, Drink and Do. Each of the 100 plus events part of festival will fall into one of the three categories, with experiences to be indulged such as wine tasting, barista competitions, cooking classes. Those of the food conscious persuasion will be able to attend workshops, family friendly classes and film screenings over the duration of the festival.
The Festival Passport Scheme will once again be on offer, encouraging punters to explore Leeds’ independent scene in return for exclusive discounts on food and drink, all for a one off £10 payment. Passport holders will also be given priority access to tickets for Leeds Indie Food’s most popular and sell out events.
Leeds Indie Food Passports are on sale now.
A full schedule for Leeds Indie Food 2017 is set to be announced in the coming weeks.
Words by Elliot Ryder
Photo courtesy of Jessie Leong