PREPARATIONS are underway in Otley for this year’s Food and Drink Festival.

The annual event takes place on Sunday, July 15 when a variety of stalls selling quality, locally produced food and drink will be set up in the Market Square.

Running from 10am to 4pm, the festival will also include a cookery theatre, featuring demonstrations by local chefs, free children’s entertainment, wine tasting and a range of street food.

Organisers Visit Otley and Otley Town Partnership are urging visitors to enjoy ‘a slice of foodie heaven’.

They said: “The festival will feature a wonderful array of more than 50 stalls selling good quality, locally sourced products as well as a full programme of events including a cookery theatre.

“A tasty day for all the family.”