With summer and (hopefully) sunny weather comes festival season - from music to film and, of course, food and drink.

If you’re looking to spend a weekend indulging in local produce and trying some new dishes and drinks, then take a look at these food and drink festivals coming soon to Yorkshire.

North Leeds Food Festival

(22-23 June, Roundhay Park, Mansion Ln, Leeds LS8 2HH)

This annual food and drink festival is back this month, and it’s set to be bigger than ever thanks to the full chef’s demo stage.

As well as learning tips of the trade, foodies can look forward to over 110 stalls serving street food and selling local wares.

There’s also plenty to keep the kids occupied, as well well a live entertainment.

Beer and Bread Festival

( 22-23 June, Fountains Abbey, Fountains, Ripon HG4 3DY)

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The Beer and Bread festival is the first of its kind at Fountain Abbey

This new beer and street food festival – Beer and Bread – is a celebration of the Abbey’s food heritage and the two staples of the medieval monk’s diet, and is the first at this National Trust property.

In collaboration with Leeds Indie Food, the event will include food and drink from around the world, and it will take place beside Fountains Mill, the monastic home of beer and bread at Fountains Abbey.

The family-friendly weekend will feature local street food, a local brewery and bakeries, as well as games in the orchard.

There’ll also be a chance to learn about the history of the Mill, take a tour of the ruined monastic brewhouse and bakehouse, and have a go with dough at a family friendly bread workshop – which is hosted by Café 164 and is priced at £10 per person.

Wetherby Food Festival

(12-14 July, Lodge Lane, Wetherby LS22 5HA)

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Picture: Wetherby Food Festival Facebook

Back for its sixth year, this fab food festival offers hot food from local producers as well as produce such as jams, chutneys, cheese as well as gin and vodka.

As well as good food there will also be live music on stage throughout the weekend, plus circus workshops and bushcraft activities for the kids.

Yorkshire Dales Food and Drink Festival

(21-22 July, Funkirk Farm, Carleton, Skipton BD23 3AB)

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Enjoy a weekend of good food and celebrity spotting as the Yorkshire Dales Food and Drink Festival returns.

There will be live celebrity demos from the Hairy Bikers, Brian Turner, Mary Berry and Lisa Faulkner, as well as live cookery demonstrations on the Yorkshire AA Rosette, Betty’s and Local Chef cookery stages.

Festival-goers can also look forward to workshops, masterclasses, a vintage funfair, spirit and cocktail hub and tasting sessions alongside hundreds of street food vendors.

Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival

(1-4 August, St George’s Square, Huddersfield HD1 1JB)

Four days of food, drink and entertainment await those attending the Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival.

Over 100 vendors will be selling food and drink, plus there will be a fairtrade zone, festival buskers, circus skills and face painting.

There’s a raffle with locally donated prizes and festival-goers are being encouraged to share their experiences with the hashtag #hfdf19

Cannon Hall Farm Food Festival

(23-26 August, Cannon Hall Farm, Bark House Ln, Cawthorne, Barnsley S75 4AT)

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Picture: Cannon Hall Farm Facebook

Enjoy a weekend at the farm this August bank holiday, as the Cannon Hall Farm is back for a four day foodie extravaganza.

Offering some of the finest food and drink the region has to offer, there will be over 100 exhibitors at the event – meaning there’s plenty of opportunities to try something new.

As well as this there will be cookery demos, live music, artisan traders, funfair rides and a pop up beach – which the kids are sure to love.

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