Fancy doing something a bit different this bank holiday weekend? Well Yorkshire is host to some great events this weekend, especially music and food related!

Food

  • Leeds Feast – 28 and 29 May – Belgrave Music Hall: serving a range of the best street food in Leeds, including Honest Crust Pizza, The Cheese Truck, Caribbean Café and more
  • Great British Food Festival – 28-30 May – Harewood House, Leeds: showcasing the best food in the country, there will be something for everyone at this event, set within the beautiful Harewood House and gardens
  • Malton Food Lovers Festival – 28 and 29 May – Malton: the town’s biggest event of the year, where you’ll find the best local produce, and can enjoy music and drinks as well
  • Sheffield Food Festival – 28-30 May – Sheffield city centre: with all these food festivals you’re spoilt for choice, but if you live in South Yorkshire this one is a must visit

Music

  • Slam Dunk Festival – 28 May – Millennium Square, Leeds: a day of amazing music with 40 bands across 7 stages, with special headliners Panic! At The Disco
  • York Fake Festival – 28 May – The Knavesmire: Great tribute acts of all your favourite bands and artists including Queen, Kasabian and Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Grand Northern Ukulele Festival – 27-29 May – Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield: A very different music festival, celebrating the best Ukulele players from all over the world
  • Karma Fest – 29 May – Eiger Studios, Leeds: Another unique music festival, brought to you by the psychedelia-loving music promoters who have brought loads of bands to the city

Other

  • Festival on the Moor – 27-30 May – Danby: A weekend celebrating all things folk, with music, dances, workshops and loads more fun activities
  • Environment Photography Exhibit –  all weekend 11-7pm – Roots & Fruits café, Leeds: A unique exhibition from Scarlett Carson showing different aspects of the environment, and enjoy the delicious food and Roots & Fruits while you’re there
  • Bradford Literature Festival – ends 29 May – Bradford: The festival ends this weekend with some great events focusing on Peter Rabbit, the Bronte’s, Jane Eyre, Harry Potter and many more interesting topics and writers
  • 12 Hour Open Mic Night – 30 May – Hyde Park Book Club: A unique open mic night lasting for 12 hours to raise money for Stand up to Cancer, with musical performances as well as poetry and comedians
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