Tickets are now on sale for the 17th annual York Food and Drink Festival.

The theme of the ten-day festival, which opens on Friday, September, 20, will be food and science. Highlights will include a range of ‘don’t try this at home science and food demonstrations and workshops’.

A wide range of day-time events is planned at various venues across the city. The evening programme includes award-winning vegetarian Indian chef Hansa Dhabi, Champagne tasting with wine-writer Christine Austin, a wine tasting dinner with Karen Hardwick from the Wine Academy and an evening of Hungarian Tokaji wines with Master of Wine David Bird The event is also playing host to this years Deliciously Yorkshire Awards, held at the National Railway Museum.

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