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Ossett Brewery Family Open Day - A Big Thankyou

We raised £5,387.74 for Forget Me Not Children's Hospice at our Annual Family Open Day. A huge thankyou to everyone who was involved, attended and gave up their time for a fantastic cause.

Keep Brewing and Carry On: Introducing Our Annual Family Open Day

Every part of our lives involves the concept of simply ‘carrying on’. It involves work, looking after the kids, making tea, doing the washing, getting up and going to bed. Our everyday routines are very repetitive and a lot of the time we are struggling for motivation, but we simply carry on, because we have to. It is that notion that the world keeps on moving, regardless of what you do, that underpins Ossett Brewery’s ethos of hard work and making the most of opportunities, but it is also central to the support we give to our preferred charity; the Forget Me Not Children’s Hospi.. Read more

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

A Huge Thank You

We raised £5,097.22 for Forget Me Not Children's Hospice at our Annual Family Open Day, what a fantastic result! THANK YOU to everyone that made this possible and also a particular thank you to the following:   ·         BBR for preparing the site and building a great stage ·         A Plant Hire for the generous loan of portaloo’s, generator & fencing ·         All the amazing bands that played for free ·         Gareth Abrahams Independent Dispense Services for t.. Read more

Carrying On With The Annual Family Fun Day

There has been an awful lot of change at Ossett Brewery over the 20 years that it has been brewing beer, but one constant has been the enduring spirit to carry on, despite whatever chaos is ensuing around us. Demand for our beer pretty much dictates that we have to do that, but where others may chuck the towel in and give up, at the King’s Yard brewery we have learnt to adapt to whatever is thrown at us. The brewery itself has changed location and grown beyond recognition over the last few years, and our current expansion is presenting more daily challenges than a Tour de France winner has to face.. Read more

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...

Forget Me Not Children's Hospice: The Grand Tour

Our chosen charity, Forget Me Not Children's Hospice are having their very own Open Evening on Monday 9th October. The Open Evening will allow this fantastic organisation to be able to showcase all the positive life changing work that they do. See below for address and further details:

Pedal for Parkinsons

Big congratulations to our Pub Company Area Manager, Paul Jackson, on his recent fundraising challenge Pedal for Parkinson’s. Paul completed the gruelling 62 mile bike ride in a fantastic time of 4 hours 44mins – well done Paul! It’s safe to say he definitely deserves a rest, in his post ride review he said ‘If I see another hill it would be too soon’. Thank you for all donations to this fantastic charity.                        

Shepherds Boy set to raise money for Yorkshire Air Ambulance over the May Bank Holiday Weekend

Over the May Bank Holiday The Shepherds Boy will be holding a series of events in aid of Yorkshire Air Ambulance. On Sunday 3rd May experience a full day of entertainment with our: •    ALL YOU CAN EAT BBQ from 12noon. From burgers & hot dogs to kebabs, there is surely something to tempt your taste buds! £5 for children & £10 for adults, including 1 FREE drink per person. •    AUCTION from 4pm. Get your bidding hats on to be in with the chance to buy some great items at fantastic value. •    RACE NIGHT from 8pm. Bet ag.. Read more

Bloke From Hull Reports on #IWCBD 2015

Following a successful first appearance in 2014, the International Women’s Collaborative Brew Day returned on International Women’s Day, Sunday 8th March 2015 with over 80 participants from 11 countries. All the female brewers who joined this year brewed Unite Red Ale (4.6% ABV), the recipe of which was formulated by event Founder and Brewster Sophie de Ronde of Muntons Malt. Co-ordination of all of the brewers and teams was again headed by Denise Ratfield of Pink Boots Society. Eleven countries were involved, with brewsters in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Japan, Italy, Mexico, New Zealan.. Read more

Riverhead #IWCBD

The second International Women’s Collaboration Brew Day is taking place on Sunday 8th March. Brewster’s from all around the world will be brewing the same beer on the same day as a celebration of International Women’s day and a chance to unite together for charity.  This year our Brewster, Lisa Handforth, is inviting all women to come along to an open brew day at the Riverhead, Marsden on Sunday 8th March. Feel free to pop in anytime from 10am-5pm to join in or even just to say hello! All we ask is that if you do wish to help brewing then please wear sensible footwear. The beer .. Read more

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