Welcome to the Dales Festival of Food and Drink

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Planning for the 2014 Festival is well under way. The Food Hall once again will host a variety of traders to delight your taste buds. In the Richard Whiteley Pavilion we have the popular author Gervase Phinn, Gary Verity, CEO of Welcome to Yorkshire speaking on the Tour de France Grand Depart coming through Leyburn in July and writer Neil Hanson, author of ‘The Inn at the Top’with his tales of life running the highest pub in Britain.

Our popular Beer Tent is run by Daleside Brewery who will be serving a selection of real ales and ciders from local producers. Corks and Cases from Masham will be hosting the wine bar. We are looking forward to a great weekend and would like you to join us.

Tickets can be purchased on the day at the Festival site ticket office or from April in advance at the Tourist Information Point at Dales Haven Guest House in Leyburn 01969 622317. Hope to see you there!

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Exhibitors

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The food hall is the main venue for food and drink stands, with over eighty exhibitors, sited in a 14,000 sq ft marquee.

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Farming for Food

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These fun displays show how what the farmer grows becomes food in our shops, with live animals and interactivity.

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Theatre

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Free cookery demonstrations by leading local chefs throughout the day, held in our Theatre Marquee.

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Real Ale Festival

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Over thirty wonderful ales from a selection of local breweries.

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Speakers Corner

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The high point of each day, 2.00pm at the Richard Whiteley Pavilion, is an interesting and entertaining talk by a different guest speaker.

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Foreword by Gervase Phinn

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Gervase Phinn

"...There is no better way of spending the May Day Bank Holiday weekend than a visit to beautiful Wensleydale for there is something for everyone at this varied and colourful pageant and the hospitality is of the very best."

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