7 pictures as Brewery Wharf Waterfront Festival returns to Leeds

One of Leeds’ most popular and long-running events returned to the city this afternoon after a year off due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The Brewery Wharf Waterfront Festival kicked off at 12pm today – offering a plethora of food, drink and entertainment for the whole family.

As well as a celebration of the city’s ‘Waterfront’, the Brewery Wharf Festival is also an opportunity for local independent businesses who have worked together and adapted during the pandemic.

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The focus for 2021 is on supporting local businesses and entrepreneurs with the majority of the food, drink, music and entertainment on offer from Yorkshire.

Hosted by 212 Cafe & Bar the list of breweries, street food vendors and DJs involved is a who’s who of the finest local indie talent.

Legendary Leeds DJ Alex Simmons headlined the entertainment program, joined by singer Lauren G who was set to perform uplifting tracks from their recent Lockdown album. The album, which was a huge success, was dedicated to Leeds Rhinos champion Rob Burrow, with all profits going towards the Motor Neurone Disease Association.

The festival is set to run until 9pm today, but you can see photos from the early afternoon below.

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