Sun shines on indie food festival’s Leeds Feast closing party

Friends Katherine Wholey and Olivia Knowles at the Leeds Feast closing party to the Leeds Indie Food Festival. Picture by Jonathan Gawthorpe.
Friends Katherine Wholey and Olivia Knowles at the Leeds Feast closing party to the Leeds Indie Food Festival. Picture by Jonathan Gawthorpe.
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Around 6,000 food lovers have enjoyed their last taste of the first ever Leeds Indie Food Festival.

The festival came to a close through Leeds Feast at The Tetley, in Hunslet Road, which featured 30 street food traders, a craft beer tent, cocktails, art, music, a children’s area and Ferris wheel on Friday and Saturday.

Leeds Feast closing party to the Leeds Indie Food Festival. Picture by Jonathan Gawthorpe.

Leeds Feast closing party to the Leeds Indie Food Festival. Picture by Jonathan Gawthorpe.

Vendors including Fish&, Manjit’s Kitchen, Fu-Schnikens, Dough Boys Pizza, Patty Smiths Burgers and Leeds Juicery took part in the event that was an expansion of the Belgrave Music Hall’s monthly Belgrave Feast event.

Matt Dix, of Leeds Indie Food, said: “The first ever Leeds Indie Food Festival has been an amazing success, with sellout events across the board and thousands of people discovering new independents across the city.”

Leeds Indie Food, which marks the city’s independent food and drink scene, is part of Leeds Food Month. Visit www.leedsfoodmonth.com.

Jules Morris serving up Colombian street food. Picture by Jonathan Gawthorpe.

Jules Morris serving up Colombian street food. Picture by Jonathan Gawthorpe.

Niamh and Poppy Lydon, painting in the kids tent at the Leeds Feast closing party to the Leeds Indie Food Festival. Picture by Jonathan Gawthorpe.

Niamh and Poppy Lydon, painting in the kids tent at the Leeds Feast closing party to the Leeds Indie Food Festival. Picture by Jonathan Gawthorpe.

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