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Halloween Beer Festival at Travellers Inn

Join us if you dare for our Halloween Beer Festival, Thursday 25 - Sunday 28 October! Featuring a variety of dark and light drinks, live music and a themed quiz, it promises to be spooktacular!

Rat Inn-Festation Returns to Black Bull, Rothwell

The Rat Inn-Festation returns to the Black Bull in Rothwell 28th- 30th September, showcasing the best ales from the Rat Brewery. Rat themed beers will take over the bar, with street food available and fantastic live music across the festival.

Rat Inn-Festation is coming to The Rat & Ratchet

The annual Rat Inn-Festation returns to The Rat & Ratchet, Thursday 27th - Sunday 30th September! A wonderful selection of 15 different rat themed beers will be on offer, with music provided by some excellent local artists across the weekend and a rat themed quiz. - Thursday 27 September, Rat Themed Quiz - Friday 28th September, Anya Lace - Saturday 29th September, The Turnarounds - Sunday 30th September, Underdrive Johnny

It’s Back - Annual Family Open Day

Our Annual Family Open Day Returns on Saturday 8th September in aid of Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice The annual event will feature our usual great line up of live music throughout, a grand raffle with prizes, a cask and keg bar, real cider, prosecco, BBQ food, wood fired pizza, face painting, a bouncy castle and a range of children’s games, promising to be a fantastic day for the whole family. All proceeds from the event go to Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice in Huddersfield. The charity supports local children with life shortening conditions and their families across West Yor.. Read more

Brewers Pride Beer Festival

The Annual Brewers Pride Beer Fesitval is back this August Bank Holiday! Kicking off from 3pm on Friday 24th until Monday 27th August. We have a fantastic beer-filled weekend planned... - 30 wonderful beers - Street food available all weekend *Live music* Friday 24th from 8PM - The Dandy Lions  Saturday 25th from 8PM - The Snapp Sunday 26th from 4PM - Chicago Joes & The Soul Divas Monday 27th from 3pm - Underdrive Johnny On Sunday 26th we are joined by Yorkshire Air Ambulance. Yorkshire Air Ambulance is an independent Air Ambulance charity, providing a life-saving rapid.. Read more

Ossett Brewery Social 2

Our Brewery Social is back for the second time this year with a new beer and music line up to please all... Saturday 21st July from 3PM, see you then!  

Summer Beer Festival at The Flowerpot in Mirfield

SUMMER BEER FESTIVAL Friday 29th June - Sunday 1st July Your experience will be more than just the excellent beer at The Flowerpot in Mirfield, we have live music, BBQ food and a fantastic range of real cider and artisan gin available throughout.  

River-Rat Beer Festival

RIVER-RAT BEER FESTIVAL Thursday 5th - Sunday 8th July at The Cross Keys in Knaresborough Come and experience a fantastic selection of beers from Riverhead Brewery in Marsden and the Rat Brewery in Huddersfield.  We have a special MEET THE BREWER event with Richard Armitage from the Riverhead Brewery on Thursday 5th before our quiz!

Riverhead Brewery Tap in Marsden has its First Beer Festival

Join us for a fun (and beer) filled weekend at The Riverhead Brewery Tap. A range of beers throughout the weekend including specially brewed new beers to try! ***Live music*** Friday 8PM | Sean Hurley Saturday 4PM | Mark Stringer 6PM | The Snapp Sunday 4PM | Underdrive Johnny Food will be available throughout the festival.

The Rat & Ratchet Great Gnawthern

Fellow Rat friends from near and far, this ones for you... THE GREAT GNAWTHERN BEER FESTIVAL Thursday 31st May - Sunday 3rd June Over 25 beers from the North Pub Quiz 3 nights of live music Rat merchandise available Fun Fact: Rats are social creatures. They live in communities, groom each other and play together.  The Rat and Ratchet is the perfect gathering place for Rat Brewery fans old and new to join together for the ultimate social gathering... see you all there!

Happy Birthday to the Black Bull, Liversedge

The Black Bull was the first pub to be opened by Ossett Brewery back in May 2003, setting a standard that became the benchmark for all its subsequent public houses, we are very excited to be celebrating our 15 year anniversary. Come and join us on Saturday 26th May and raise a glass. Hip hip hooray!  

Beer Festival time at The Three Pigeons

Join us for a beer extravaganza at The Three Pigeons in Halifax. Thursday 10th - Sunday 13th May With over 20 beers, including new beers from new breweries, there will be something to tempt everybodies tastebuds. Of course it wouldn't be a beer festival without some tunes, you can dance the night away with live music from 8PM on Friday and soak up the drinks with... you guessed it, SERIOUSLY delicious pigeon pies!      

Easter Sunday Pig Race

Yes you read that title correctly...  This Easter Sunday, 31st March, The Black Bull in Rothwell will be hosting Family Pig Racing from 6 - 9PM There will be 8 pigs per race and 8 races in total. We know what you're thinking, pigs, in the pub, eating the furniture! We would like to reassure you that the pigs are extremely friendly, cute, fluffy... and battery operated. It will be an evening that everyone can enjoy!  50% of the proceeds will be split between Forget Me Not Children's Hospice & The Dementia Society Rothwell.     

Ossett Brewery Social

Join us on Sunday 6th May from 3PM for our first Brewery Social! CASK & KEG BAR | LIVE MUSIC | BBQ FOOD | REAL CIDER    Live music... At the Brewery from 3PM Acoustic solo, Micky Johnson, playing a range of music from across the decades that we all know and love Acoustic duo, Ellie Coast & Dave Pilla, playing some tasty covers with a twist At Brewers Pride from 8PM Brothers On The Slide, providing the best of soul & funk in Yorkshire KINGS YARD | LOW MILL ROAD | OSSETT | WF5 8ND (At the bottom of Healey Road)         .. Read more

What's on at The Fox, 2018

At the Fox you are never at a loss of events to attend, with fun for the whole family, it would be rude not to...  

Rat Inn-Festation returns to The Black Bull, Rothwell

Those pesky Rats are back! . . . Just kidding the only pesky thing about this Inn-Festation is deciding what beers to have! Thursday 24th | 7PM | Tickets £10 Meet The Rat Brewer Ticket Includes: 9 thirds of Rat Beer, traditional Yorkshire tapas, tasting session & talks Merchandise available to purchase Contact the venue for tickets Live Music Thursday 24th | 8PM | Chris Ferguson will be starting the festival with his acoustic stylings Friday 25th | 8.30PM - 10.30PM On The Deck | Wired will be covering the best tracks from across seven decades of music Saturday 26th | .. Read more

Rat Brewery takes on Craft Beer Rising

It's that time of year again, our sister brewery, Rat Brewery are packing up some of their finest beers and scurrying to London for the highly anticipated CRAFT BEER RISING! It is the UK's biggest craft beer festival and it is taking place in the Old Truman Brewery on Brick Lane... It's said this year is to be bigger and better than ever before! If you are in London come and say hi and get a taste of these DELICIOUS beers...  

Our Annual Open Day Returns on Saturday 18th November

Our Annual Open Day returns on Saturday 18th November in aid of Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice The annual event will feature our usual great line up of live bands and acoustic sets throughout, a grand raffle with prizes, a cask and keg bar, bbq food, wood fired pizza, face painting, a bouncy castle and a range of children’s games, promising to be a fantastic day for the whole family. All proceeds from the event go to Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice in Huddersfield. The charity supports local children with life shortening conditions and their families across Wes.. Read more

Family Open Day Announcement

EXCITING NEWS! *SAVE THE DATE* Our annual open day is back on Saturday 18th November in aid of the wonderful charity, Forget Me Not Children's Hospice in Huddersfield. MORE DETAILS COMING SOON...

Rat Inn-Festation of The Black Bull, Rothwell

Rat Inn-Festation is coming to the Black Bull in Rothwell: Friday 27th - Sunday 29th October  You're never more than 6 feet from a rat, find yours at the bar...

Beer Festival at The Fox on Holgate Road

DATE FOR THE DIARY... The Fox on Holgate Road Beer Festival Thursday 12th - Sunday 15th October 18 Different Local Beers  Live music for the festival weekend: Thursday - Georgette Hilton, 6PM  Friday - Charlie Swainston, 6PM Saturday - Richie Schmarler, 6PM Sunday - Beggar’s Bunce, 6PM   See you all there!  

O to K Beer Festival at The Old Vic

O to K Beer Festival is BACK! Thursday 19th to Sunday 22nd October A range of different beers, cider, hot food and live music...

Beer Festivals Over at The Shepherds Rest & The Drop Inn, Halifax

Our two Halifax sites are providing you all with a beer festival treat! The Shepherds Rest - Bolton Brow, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 2BD The Drop Inn - 12 Elland Ln, Elland, HX5 9DU Get yourselves down...

Beer & BBQ at The Shepherds Boy

Beer, BBQ and music, the perfect way to spend your Bank Holiday Sunday.  Drop in at The Shepherds Boy on Sunday 27th August from 12noon and enjoy! Shepherds Boy, 157 Huddersfield Road, Dewsbury, WF13 2RP

Rat Inn-Festation at The Rat and Ratchet

We are super excited about this.... RAT INN-FESTATION Thursday 7th - Sunday 10th September at The Rat and Ratchet, Huddersfield. Don't miss out on all the amazing Rat Brewery beers to try and the live entertainment all weekend!

Fernandes 1997 Nostalgia Beer Festival!

To celebrate 20 years of brewing at Fernandes Brewery Tap & Bier Keller we are holding a special nostalgia Beer Festival from Thursday 21st - Sunday 24th September. We are heading back to all things 1997! There will be 20 beers including some special collaborations and guest beers and you will have the opportunity to win your drinks at 1997 prices!!  Get your thinking caps on because there will be some golden oldie's thrown into mix at the pub quiz on Thurday from 9PM If you want to find out a little bit more about the history of Fernandes Brewery and how they make.. Read more

Bank Holiday Madness at The Flowerpot Beer Festival

BANK HOLIDAY BEER FESTIVAL SPECIAL Friday 25th - Monday 28th August 2017 Back by popular demand, The Flowerpot in Mirfield will be holding a beer festival over August Bank Holiday weekend (yes that's twice in one year, how lucky are you?!) This charming community pub will have over 26 different beers and 6 real ciders for you to try, along with live music and delicious bbq food throughout.  See you all there! The Flowerpot, 65 Calder Rd, Mirfield, WF14 8NN

Rat Inn-Festation Of The Cross Keys, Knaresborough

Don't call the exterminator... it's a Rat Brewery takeover! The Cross Keys will be home to over 15 different Rat cask beers from Thursday 6th - Sunday 9th July, not forgetting a selection of Real Cider & entertainment throughout the weekend. Thursday: Meet the Brewer from 7PM | Beer themed quiz from 9PM Saturday: Live music from Dave Dunne Burch from 9PM Sunday: Acoustic session with Micky Johnson from 4PM  

BeerFest At The Flowerpot

So far our Beer Festivals have been a fantastic success, with beer flowing, sun shining and everyone having a jolly old time... but the fun doesn't stop there, we are swiftly onto the next. The Flowerpot's annual BeerFest will be taking place from Friday 30th June - Sunday 2nd July. There will be over 15 different beers, live music on Saturday and BBQ food available throughout the weekend.  Don't miss out on what's going to be a fun filled weekend!

The Great Gnawthern Beer Festival

It's coming up to that time of year again, The Rat & Ratchet are bringing back their fantastic Beer Festival once more, 30 beers from the north, 10 refreshing ciders, pub quiz and a weekend full of music. Thursday 18th - Sunday 21st May, don't miss out!!

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