Lotherton Hall Food & Drink Festival

POSTPONED – Lotherton Hall Food & Drink Festival

Friday 8th – Sunday 10th May

This years event will take place from Friday 8th- Sunday 10th May. There has been a slight date change this year to commemorate VE Day on Friday 8th May.

We are currently putting together a fantastic line up of entertainment for VE Day and throughout the weekend. We will update the website and social media one this is confirmed.

There will be a whole host of the best street food traders around in our Hot Food Court offering dishes from all over the world from Mexican to Italian, Spanish to just a good old traditional English hog roast! You will struggle to know what to choose! We will also have some great local producers selling delicious goodies to take home with you from jams, chutneys, delicious cakes & biscuits to perhaps a bottle of local gin to enjoy long after the food festival is over!

There will of course be a festival bar serving locally brewed beers from Rudgate Brewery as well as speciality bars offering Pimms, Prosecco & Cocktails! But the fun doesn’t stop there as there will be live music from local artists & bands on our main stage as well as FREE children’s entertainment from circus workshops to bushcraft activities, full fun fair and the biggest bouncy castles you have seen, plus a whole lot more!

What's Going On

Come along and learn about some survival skills with our expert in bush craft. From learning about fire starting, to whittling using a variety of tools and shelter building.

This is something new to the event this year and is set to be extremely popular. Classes can be book at the bushcraft tent on the day but please make sure your’e there early to avoid disappointment.

Mr Dan will be on hand throughout the weekend offering FREE circus skills workshops.

Diddy Dennis, the miniature fire  engine will be providing a tour of the festival with flashing blue lights and sirens.

There will be a selection of fun fair rides that will be on offer for all ages, from Bouncy castles and slides and hook a duck to the Matahorn.

We will have a whole host of local live bands and artists performing on our main stage. If you would like to get involved we would love to hear from you so please contact us at info@pjjevents.co.uk


The line up will announce closer to the event

We have a number of bars on site to choose from including our Rudgate Brewery Real Ale bar serving local beers brewed just down the road at Tockwith. There will also be the ever popular Pimms & Prosecco Bar as well as a Cocktail and Gin Bar.

Friday, Saturday & Sunday

On The Gate

Adult Day Ticket: £8.30

Adult Weekend Ticket: £13.00

Child Day Ticket: £4.15

Child Weekend Ticket: £6.50

Family Pass ( 2 adults, 3 Children) £25

Advance Online Ticket

Adult Day Ticket: £7.80

Adult Weekend Ticket: £13.00

Child Day Ticket: £3.90

Child Weekend Ticket: £6.50

To be announced shortly

Q. If I have an annual pass for Lotherton Hall, do I still have to pay for access to the food festival?

A. Access to the food festival is free of charge if you hold an annual pass


Q. Do I need to buy tickets in advance?

A. Tickets can be bought on the gate on your chosen day or in advance on our website


Q. Are dogs allowed?

A. Yes we love our four legged friends. Refreshing drinking water is available outside the bar tent.


Q. Can I bring a dog to the event?

A. Dogs can be brought on a lead on to site but cannot be brought in to the house, stables café or in to the bird garden. Guide and assistance dogs may be brought in to the house.


Q. Are there baby change facilities?

A. Baby changing facilities are available in the courtyard toilets and in the accessible toilet and baby change room in the house.


Q. Are there accessible toilets?

A. There will be toilet blocks located in both our hot food and producer areas, both of which will have an accessible toilet. There is also a further accessible toilet in the house.

Getting Here

By bus: Bus numbers 64 and 64A go to Aberford from Leeds City Centre. There is then an approximate 20-30 minute walk.

By train: The nearest train station is Garforth, located 4 miles away.

By car: Lotherton Hall is situated off Collier Lane which is just off junction 47 of the M1. If you are using a route planner, our postcode is LS25 3EB.



Entrance prices include admission to the hall and estate and parking charges are included in your visit. There is plenty of parking available.


Dogs including guide and assistance dogs

Dogs are welcome to all areas except the house, Stables Café and bird garden, although guide and assistance dogs are welcome in the house. Dogs need to be kept on leads in the gardens and courtyard but are free to roam around the rest of the grounds if under control. Water is available in the courtyard.



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Baby change

Baby changing facilities are available in the courtyard toilets and in the accessible toilet and baby change room in the house.


Borrow a wheelchair

Manual wheelchairs are available from reception to use within the house. Unfortunately we cannot provide assistance to get around the house for wheelchair users. Another manual wheelchair is available from the Stables Café which can be used in the grounds. There are also two mobility scooters available from the welcome cabin to use on the estate which can be booked in advance. Please call the hall on +44 (0)113 378 2959 to discuss your access needs.

Entry to Lotherton Hall Food Festival is free of charge for carers.



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