FOOD lovers will be making a beeline for Otley this weekend.

The town hosts its 2017 Food and Drink Festival on Market Place and in the Market Square between 10am and 4pm on Sunday, July 16.

Free to attend, the event will include an array of 50-plus stalls selling locally produced food and drink.

There will also be live music, street food, children's entertainment and a cookery theatre featuring demonstrations by chefs from Otley and the Farmers’ Market.

The cookery theatre will be hosted by local chef Stephanie Moon who has appeared on BBC1's Chefs Put Your Menu Where Your Mouth Is and BBC2's Great British Menu.

The festival is organised by Otley Town Partnership - with supported from Otley BID - who are promising 'an exciting, tasty, fun-filled Otley day' for all the family.