Current Events

Select Date...

  • DO.

Chef’s Hands Project by Joakim Blockstrom

  • All Day
  • 9th - 27th May
  • The Gallery at 164

The Gallery at 164 will be running a photography exhibition through LIF...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.
  • EAT.

Somme vs Cicerone – Bundobust hosts Yorkshire Wine School & Rich Higgins

  • 18:00 - 20:00
  • 9th May
  • Bundobust

“A beer for every food, and a food for every beer” is...

  • DO.
  • EAT.

Vegan Cooking Masterclass

  • 18:30 - 20:30
  • 9th May
  • Honest Edibles Kitchen at The Greenhouse

Explore vegan cookery, from scratch, with vegan master chef Billy Collins (founder...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.

The North Bar Magical Mystery Tour

  • 18:00 - 23:55
  • 10th May
  • North Bar

The LIF institution that is the North Bar Magical Mystery Tour is...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.
  • EAT.

The Porterhouse Cake Co. Launch Party

  • 18:00 - 22:00
  • 10th May
  • Porterhouse Cake Co

Following a successful Kickstarter campaign, Liz at Porterhouse Cake Co. is inviting...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.
  • EAT.

Family Den Building with Grumpy’s and Scrap Creative Reuse Arts Project

  • 10:30 - 13:30
  • 11th May
  • Grumpy’s Bar + Pizza

Join the lively Grumpy’s Bar & Pizza in Sunny Bank Mills, Farsley,...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.
  • EAT.

Sneaky Experience presents Feast & Fiesta – Day

  • 11:30 - 16:30
  • 11th May
  • Kirkstall Abbey

In association with Leeds Indie Food Festival - Sneaky Experience presents Feast &...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.
  • EAT.

Sneaky Experience presents Feast & Fiesta – Night

  • 18:00 - 22:30
  • 11th May
  • Kirkstall Abbey

In association with Leeds Indie Food Festival - Sneaky Experience presents Feast &...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.
  • EAT.

Bike, Brunch & Coffee

  • 9:00 - 17:00
  • 12th May
  • The Mill Kitchen

Combine the best Sunday activities, with brunch and biking! Meet at Mill...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.
  • EAT.

Tea under the Trees

  • 11:00 - 18:00
  • 12th May
  • This Green Moon

A celebration of the great outdoors, of creativity, and of award-winning, local...

  • DO.
  • EAT.

Garden Party: biscuit decorating workshop

  • 15:00 - 17:00
  • 12th May
  • Bloom Bakers home bakery

Master biscuit bakers Bloom Bakers are opening the doors of their home...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.
  • EAT.

*SOLD OUT* Beer and Doughnuts

  • 19:00 - 21:00
  • 15th May
  • North Bar

North Bar’s beer and doughnut pairing extravaganza is back! Teaming up with...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.
  • EAT.

Bundobust Origins

  • 19:00 - 22:00
  • 15th May
  • Prashad, Drighlington

Bundobust have come a long way in five years; they celebrate the...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.
  • EAT.

Perfecting your Palate

  • 19:00 - 21:00
  • 15th May
  • Vice and Virtue Cocktail Bar

The Vice and Virtue Group are taking part in #LIF19 for the first time....

  • DO.
  • DRINK.

Laynes x Echelon

  • 7:00 - 19:00
  • 16th - 17th May
  • Laynes Espresso

It’s a takeover! Newcomers Echelon Coffee Roasters only started in January of...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.
  • EAT.

Craftivism; All You Need is Less with Seagulls Reuse

  • 18:00 - 21:00
  • 16th May
  • Grumpy’s Bar + Pizza

Create something beautiful from something broken, at Grumpy’s Bar + Pizza in...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.
  • EAT.

Design your own celebration gateau

  • 19:00 - 21:00
  • 16th May
  • Flamingos Coffee House

Get in touch with your inner-bake off champion to decorate a celebration...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.
  • EAT.

Hands On Sensuality

  • 19:00 - 22:00
  • 16th May
  • Cafe164

Hands On Sensuality is a pleasure-inducing ten-course tasting menu and a celebration...

  • DO.
  • EAT.

The Mighty Coriander Seed: Spice blending Workshop

  • 19:00 - 21:00
  • 16th May
  • The Refilling Station

Join us for an evening that’s all about a tasty little seed!...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.
  • EAT.

ROLL-OFF — The Cardigan Arms vs. Kirkstall Brewery

  • 19:30 - 22:30
  • 16th May
  • The Cardigan Arms

A beer and food pairing evening with added sausage meat, pastry and...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.
  • EAT.

School Diner

  • 15:00 - 20:00
  • 17th May
  • Chapel Allerton Primary School

School Diner at Chapel Allerton Primary School has been a part of...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.
  • EAT.

Further North’s 12th Birthday: Decadence Day

  • 17:00 - 23:59
  • 17th May
  • Further North

Twelve. It’s a big number. To celebrate Further North's foray into “tweenager”-dom,...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.

The North Bar Magical Mystery Tour

  • 18:00 - 23:55
  • 17th May
  • North Bar

The LIF institution that is the North Bar Magical Mystery Tour is...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.
  • EAT.

Hands On Sensuality

  • 19:00 - 22:00
  • 17th May
  • Cafe164

Hands On Sensuality is a pleasure-inducing ten-course tasting menu and a celebration...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.
  • EAT.

Family Craftivism; All You Need is Less with Seagulls Reuse

  • 10:00 - 14:00
  • 18th May
  • Grumpy’s Bar + Pizza

Create something beautiful from something broken, at Grumpy’s Bar + Pizza in...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.

Veggie Bottomless Brunch x Anthology Brewing Company

  • 10:00 - 12:15
  • 18th May
  • The Cardigan Arms

The Cardigan Arms will be creaking open their splendid Victorian doors a...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.
  • EAT.

School Diner

  • 11:30 - 20:00
  • 18th May
  • Chapel Allerton Primary School

School Diner at Chapel Allerton Primary School has been a part of...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.
  • EAT.

Secrets of Food & Drink Photography

  • 15:00 - 18:00
  • 18th May
  • Block 47 Studio

Everyone snaps a picture of their brunch for Insta these days. If...

  • DO.
  • EAT.

OWT x The Jar Tree Vegan Sausage Roll Masterclass

  • 16:00 - 17:00
  • 18th May
  • OWT, Kirkgate Market

OWT and The Jar Tree are teaming up to show you how...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.
  • EAT.

Courtesan au Chocolat & Coffee Cocktails

  • 18:30 - 21:00
  • 18th May
  • Stage Coffee

Watch Wes Anderson’s quirky classic, The Grand Budapest Hotel, accompanied by some...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.
  • EAT.

School Diner

  • 11:30 - 17:30
  • 19th May
  • Chapel Allerton Primary School

School Diner at Chapel Allerton Primary School has been a part of...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.
  • EAT.

Seitan(ic) Workshop

  • 14:00 - 15:30
  • 19th May

The first time SOLD OUT but we have added a second workshop!...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.
  • EAT.

Secrets of Food & Drink Photography

  • 15:00 - 18:00
  • 19th May
  • Block 47 Studio

Everyone snaps a picture of their brunch for Insta these days. If...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.
  • EAT.

Below Stairs & Bundobust Bombay Speakeasy

  • All Day
  • 20th May
  • Below Stairs

Experiential cocktail bar Below Stairs is teaming up with Gujarati snack pros...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.

Leeds Indie Food – Founders Forum

  • 18:00 - 20:00
  • 21st May
  • Sheaf St

Festival friends Consume Comms are linking up with Chapter 81 to bring...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.
  • EAT.

Beer and Doughnuts

  • 19:00 - 21:00
  • 22nd May
  • North Bar

North Bar’s beer and doughnut pairing extravaganza is back! Teaming up with...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.
  • EAT.

Craftivism; All You Need is Less with Seagulls Reuse

  • 18:00 - 21:00
  • 23rd May
  • Grumpy’s Bar + Pizza

Create something beautiful from something broken, at Grumpy’s Bar + Pizza in...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.
  • EAT.

Around the World: A Taste of Leeds Cookery School

  • 18:30 - 22:30
  • 23rd May
  • Leeds Cookery School

Come to Leeds Cookery School for an interactive meal and trip around...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.
  • EAT.

Design your own celebration gateau (Vegan special)

  • 19:00 - 21:00
  • 23rd May
  • Flamingos Coffee House

Get in touch with your inner-bake off champion to decorate a celebration...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.
  • EAT.

Around the World: A Taste of Leeds Cookery School

  • 17:00 - 21:00
  • 24th May
  • Leeds Cookery School

Come to Leeds Cookery School for an interactive meal and trip around...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.
  • EAT.

Walk on the Wild Side Wild Food: Walk, Talk, Make, Eat & Take

  • 10:30 - 15:00
  • 25th May
  • Seven Arts

Join professional wild food forager, Craig Worrall, for a walk on the...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.
  • EAT.

Craftivism Exhibition at Seagulls Gallery

  • 11:00 - 17:00
  • 25th May
  • Seagulls

https://seagullsreuse.org.uk/An exhibition of sustainable art created during the LIF festival, paired with...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.
  • EAT.

Around the World: A Taste of Leeds Cookery School

  • 13:00 - 17:00
  • 25th May
  • Leeds Cookery School

Come to Leeds Cookery School for an interactive meal and trip around...

  • DO.
  • DRINK.
  • EAT.

Bloody Big Brunch

  • 11:00 - 14:00
  • 26th May

Bloody Big Brunch is a bloody novel way to address period poverty....

  • DO.
  • EAT.

Royale with Cheese? Pulp Fiction: screening and food experience

  • 16:30 - 19:30
  • 26th May
  • Hyde Park Book Club

We are proud to have so many great indie’s thinking up ideas....