A food festival featuring a range of authentic African and Caribbean cuisines will be held at Leeds Kirkgate Market later this month.
The Cercle du Patrimoine des Arts Culturels is hosting the event on August 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the city center.
The event by Dionne Edward, the founder of Black Voices Matter, aims to support businesses that have been affected by the pandemic, especially black businesses.
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Stands for the day will feature dishes from Zimbabwe, Jamaica, Brazil, Angola, Guyana and more.
The organizers are now inviting people to come and taste and experiment with recipes “handed down from generation to generation”.
They said, “We aim to do this by dining out and showcasing the best culinary skills in the hospitality industry, presented by emerging and established food vendors.
“There will also be light entertainment and a live radio broadcast throughout the day.
“Applications for the free food and craft stalls are NOW OPEN! Please email [email protected] for more information.
For tickets for the event, click here.