Harrogate Food and Drink Festival planned for the Stray this summer

Performers, singers and musicians looks set to take to the stage at The Stray in Harrogate in June 2021.

By Graham Chalmers
Thursday, 22nd April 2021, 3:50 pm
Harrogate Food and Drink Festival will take over The Stray on 26th-27th June with live music and much more.
Harrogate Food and Drink Festival will take over The Stray on 26th-27th June with live music and much more.

Returning as one of the country’s first non-socially distanced festivals since the pandemic hit, Harrogate Food and Drink Festival will take over The Stray on 26th-27th June.

With a brand-new line up that promises a wide variety of entertainment all weekend, audiences can expect live music, soul singers and a rock choir, setting the backdrop to a community celebration of food and drink.

Artists include Will Forrester, a jazz and classical saxophonist with over 20 years’ experience, and singer-songwriter Ben Jordan, who has been performing in bands since he was 14 years old and established as a solo artist in recent years.

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    Also appearing will be vocalist Natalie Rose, bringing high energy and a powerful vocal performance with a repertoire of Soul and Motown music.

    Hannah Dewhirst, Festival Coordinator, said: “We are thrilled with the quality and variety of our live performance lineup this year, and are so looking forward to being back in Harrogate to celebrate with everyone after such a tough year.”

    Thousands of food lovers are expected to attend at The Stray, with an expanded Artisan Market, Entertainers & Street Performers, Kids Activities, Wellbeing Activities, and a variety of live jazz, pop and acoustic Music from local artists.

    The festival will once again run additional activities throughout the festival to raise funds and awareness for charity Mind in Harrogate, having raised over £18,125 over the past four years for local mental health charities.

    More information and presale tickets are available now from the website: https://harrogatefoodfestival.com/

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