Leeds Digital Festival returns in 2019

A festival which celebrates the region’s thriving digital economy will take place next month.

Leeds Digital Festival Awards dinner. Pictured from left Greg Wright Yorkshire Post, with Digital Festival organisers Andrew Meer, Stuart Clarke and Gareth Yates Picture Gerard Binks

The Leeds Digital Festival, which runs from April 23 to May 3, has become one of the largest festivals of its kind in the North of England.

During the 2018 festival, there were more tech events in Leeds than San Francisco, according to the organisers.

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The festival, which was established in 2016, attracted 20,000 people who attended events across 68 venues last year.

Leeds Digital Festival Awards dinner. Picture Gerard Binks

A special dinner was held at Sous Le Nez in Leeds to celebrate the event’s success.

The dinner, which was sponsored by Amsource Technology and the law firm Ward Hadaway, included guests from leading technology firms.

For more information on this year’s event, visit: https://leedsdigitalfestival.org/.