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Leicester Food Festival X Midlands Makers Market

Get ready for an exciting opportunity that celebrates creativity, modern makers and community spirit. We’re thrilled to introduce to you the Leicester Food Festival, bringing together local food, retail, music and entertainment this August 10th + 11th on Abbey Park, Leicester.

A dynamic collaboration between About Leicester, Leicester City Council and Midlands Makers. Forecasting 15,000 – 20,000 visitors per day across a 2 day August weekend, it will be the largest annual festival in Leicester. We will be curating the Modern Makers Market within the Food Festival site including a gazebo of up to 100 indie traders.

The festival is aimed at all ages for couples, friends and families making it a rounded festival for all. Ticket pricing for entering the festival will include complimentary entry to the famous Billy Bates Fun Fair which will be adjoined for the weekend.

Why trade with Midlands Makers Market?

1.     Carefully curated traders meaning eye-catching stalls, traders whose work will compliment each other and a mix of established and new creatives, no two stalls with the same USP. We pride ourselves on delivering high quality, exciting markets.

2.     Community Connection: We’re not just curating a market; we’re fostering a thriving community of makers. Artisans and traders who share a passion for creativity and authenticity.

3.     Whether you’re a seasoned trader or a budding entrepreneur, Midlands Makers Market provides the perfect platform to showcase your talents.

Please note the event will run Saturday + Sunday 10th + 11th August, you will need to be available for setting up on Friday 9th August. Security will man the festival overnight to ensure the safety of your belongings.

Please complete this form if you are looking to take part in the Leicester Food Festival. We will endeavour to get back to you as soon as possible with specific details when they are released. 

Apply to trade at our biggest market to date here.

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