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What you can expect from Bradford Food & Drink Festival

9 Aug 2019


Brand new for 2019, the Bradford Food & Drink Festival takes place this weekend in the heart of the city!

Taking place between 9th August - 11th August in City Park & Bradford City Centre, the Bradford Food & Drink Festival is the ONLY place to be this weekend!

What can you expect from the Bradford Food & Drink Festival? Well, you can expect food, you can expect drink and you can also expect loads of awesome music and entertainment across the whole weekend! The hot food court will offer up some of the best street food you’ll ever taste, with quirky vans and irresistible dishes from all corners of the globe! As for refreshments, there’s a host of speciality bars to enjoy a drink from including a local real ale bar, gin bar, cocktail bar and of course pimms & prosecco!

How about the tunes? We’ve got some incredible local bands and upcoming artists donning the Bradford Live Music Stage this weekend, a stage we are super proud to support! We’re fusing together the likes of Flash Cassette, Our Kid Orchid, Majesty, Mossie Band and Scribble Victory to create the perfect atmosphere for chowing down on some tasty, tasty food! 


Friday 9th August
10:30-11:30: David Broad 
12:00-13:00: Liam Jary
13:30-14:30: Katie Dean
15:00-16:00: Jonny Bedford
16:30-17:30: The Heavy Machines
18:00-19:00: Liquid Brick
19:30-20:30: Mossie Band
21:00-21:45: Flash Cassette

Saturday 10th August
10:30-11:30: Phil Swale 
12:30-13:15: Chris Dover
13:30-14:30: Little and Often
15:00-16:00: Moretti
16:30-17:30: The Jacques
18:00-19:00: Face the Strange
19:30-20:30: Majesty
21:00-22:00: TBC

Sunday 11th August
10:00-11:00: Richard Rands
11:30-12:30: Dan Burnnet
13:00-14:00: Dandy Lions
14:30-15:30: TBC
16:00-17:00: Scribble Victory 
17:15-18:00: Our Kid Orchid

On top of all the food, drink and music on the Bradford Live Music Stage, there's also a bunch of other awesome things happening this weekend for you to check out!

Children's Entertainment: Mr Dan will be on hand throughout the weekend offering FREE circus skills workshops. FREE face painting will be available throughout the weekend also.

Acoustic Stage: The acoustic Stage is a fantastic idyllic location for our acoustic performances throughout the weekend, surrounded by local produce.

Man v Food: This is always great fun to watch and only the most daring give it a go! Challenges range from eating spicy foods to eating the most hotdogs! More information on the final challenges will be available nearer the time. Participants can sign up on the day at the Bernie Bumm stall at the side of the main stage.

Speciality Bars: We have a number of bars on site to choose from including our Rudgate Brewery Real Ale bar serving craft ales. There will also be the ever popular Pimms & Prosecco Bar as well as a Cocktail and Gin Bar.

It's going to be an action packed weekend and we're really proud to be supporting this incredible festival. Come on down this weekend and get involved! You can find more information on directions to the event, parking, exhibitors and FAQs here.

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