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Wharfest returns for it's fourth music festival on Granary Wharf, spread across our three Leeds based venues; Candlebar, Archie's Bar & Kitchen, The Hop If you don't know how it works, Wharfest will be taking place on Saturday 30th September. There will be live music from 3PM across the three venues: Candlebar- Acoustic music from 3PM The Hop - Live Bands from 3PM Archie's - Live DJ taking us into the evening from 9PM Spend your day hopping across the bars sampling amazing food, washing it down with delicious drinks and have the chance to get your hands .. Read more

Spreading The Love of Beer with our September Beer Festival

For most people the festival season is seen as June to August; the summer months, or so we call them. You know the scene; endless sunny days, drinking, dancing, eating and sometimes sleeping outdoors, enjoying a sunset as the band plays on, etc etc. But at Ossett Brewery we like to be a bit different, and September is when it all kicks off for us.   The great benefit of beer festivals is that you don’t necessarily need the weather; just the people and the beer. Except that September usually provides pretty decent weather anyway, but let’s keep .. Read more

Always shaping the future: the history of Ossett Brewery

July 2017 sees the first steps taken in the latest expansion of Ossett Brewery. Ceiling panels are being lifted, tanks re-located and pipework re-directed. It is not the first time the organisation has shrewdly invested to pre-empt or catch up with demand, but this time a phased 18-month programme of development will leave the brewery in a strong position for the future. And given the relatively recent birth of the organisation, that the astonishing rise in popularity of real ale has been suitably served from the same humble area of land in the small market town of Ossett, goes to show how skilful manag.. Read more

Leeds Waterfront Festival 2017

Armley Mills | Oddy Locks | Castleton Mill | Granary Wharf | Victoria Wharf | The Calls | Brewery Wharf | The Tetley | Armouries Way | Leeds Dock | Thwaite Mills Every Year, Leeds Waterfront Festival brings the people of Leeds to the heart of the city in a celebration of the history and culture of the cities waterways. Spread over five miles along the canal and river, the festival showcases the opportunities, heritage and spectacular establishments in the area to thousands of visitors! Our three city centre venues are also getting in on the action...From outdoor wood-fired pizzas at Archie's, .. Read more

Passageways, Pizzas & Pints At The Hop Leeds!!

Our three venues Candlebar, Archie's and The Hop have recently all undergone a little transformation... and with this we created a cheeky passageway between The Hop Leeds & Archie's (Super convenient!) Alongside their award winning pies The Hop customers will now also be able to indulge in delicious stone baked pizzas 7 days a week courtesy of Archie's! Check out the fabulous menu and specials offers here....        

Craft Beer Meets Authentic Japanese Cuisine

We are changing things up in Granary Wharf! Ossett Brewery have struck up a unique partnership with Japanese Chef Tomonori Hasegawa from Edo Sushi, a highly successful Sheffield based takeaway with a strong passion for Japanese Food ( seriously it's amazing!! ) and we couldn't let the citizens of Leeds go another month without having this glorious grub available to them. Candlebar in partnership with Edo Sushi will be re-launching on Friday 7th April so pencil it into your diaries!! In the mean time we will be keeping you updated but if you want an idea of what they will be serving up.. Read more

Discover South Africa

Come and discover the delights of South African wines.  Candlebar are hosting a tutored tasting session with their wine guru on Wed 22nd February 3 x 125ml wine complimented by a selection of meats, cheeses & nibbles for only £12.95! Pop into the bar, call on 0113 2446655 or email on candlebarleeds@ossett-brewery.co.uk for tickets  

Wharfest 3: Saturday 28th January 2017

WHARFEST 3 is BACK!! To kick start 2017 and take those Christmas blues away we have something that will get you back into the party spirit, WHARFEST 3! For all you lovely people that know and love Wharfest we hope to see your friendly faces again. If you haven't experienced it yet, we welcome you to join us for live music across our three Leeds City Centre venues located in Granary Wharf...it's going to be a hoot. SATURDAY 28TH JANUARY FROM 3PM  

Malbec Marvellous Malbec

We are very excited for this marvellous wine event to be taking place on Wednesday 7th December at Candlebar in Leeds...still a few tickets left so get yours now by calling 0113 2446655 or emailing candlebarleeds@ossett-brewery.co.uk.

Gin Night and Acoustic Session at Candlebar

All you gin and music lovers out there are in for a real treat over the next month at Candlebar in Leeds....  

WHARFEST 2: The riverside music festival you won't want to miss

Back by popular demand, Wharfest 2 is coming to Granary Wharf on Saturday 24th September 2016, bringing with it a host of live bands, acoustic acts and DJ set...    

Waterfront Festival 2016

WATERFRONT FESTIVAL 2016 Saturday 25th - Sunday 26th June Special events across our 3 Leeds City Centre venues....Archie's Bar & Kitchen, Candlebar and The Hop Leeds, something for everyone in the picturesque canalside setting of Granary Wharf.   

WEST Tap Takeover at Candlebar

Candlebar, Candle House, Granary Wharf, Leeds, LS1 4GJ

A Taste of France

Get to know your French wines! If you like wine (white and red), cheese and a selection of homemade nibbles then you are in luck! Join us on Wednesday 20th April at Candlebar, Leeds, from 7PM. Tickets are only £12.50, call us on 0113 244655 to reserve your ticket or pop along and purchase one a the bar today.

Brew Your Own Rat Beer!

Make a pit stop at Candlebar to be in with a chance to win your very own rat brew day! Details below...

Archie’s Bar & Kitchen – Changes to Opening Hours

Candlebar: Argentina & Chile Reds

If you're a lover of wine and chocolate then Candlebar is the place to be on Wednesday 16th March... Tickets are only £12.50, book your ticket now by calling 0113 2446655 or purchase them at the bar. Candlebar, Candle House, Granary Wharf, Leeds, LS1 4GJ

Candlebar Meets Vedett

A Leeds city centre event that you don't want to miss... CANDLEBAR MEETS VEDETT Thursday 10th March from 5pm - 9pm limited edition pizza, a pint of Vedett and a free personalised bottle to take home with you on the night! For only £12.50...it's a bargain! Candlebar, Granary Wharf, Leeds, LS1 4GJ

WHARFEST 2016: A riverside music festival at Granary Wharf, Leeds

Wharfest is a mini music festival on Saturday 30th January 2016 celebrating the grand opening of the Leeds Station South Exit. Live music will be taking place from noon, across Ossett Brewery's three venues: Candlebar, The Hop and Archie's Bar & Kitchen See below our music line up: The Hop from 12PM BIG J & THE PICCOLO CHICKENS (Headliners) THE BABY JAYNES THIEVING LLOYD COLE THE TURNAROUNDS TOM HARVERY & DYLAN BRIERLY Candlebar from 3PM BAD ASTEROIDS (THE DUO) (Headliners) ELLIE COAST & DAVE PILLA LAURA ERBY STEVEN LINDSAY Archie's Bar .. Read more

Rat Infestation @ Candlebar Leeds

Candlebar will be infested by Rat Brewery this weekend - 8 Kegs / 4 Casks on from Thurs 29th Oct - Sun 1st Nov Plus a chance to meet our brewer, Robin, on Thursday night who will be hosting a tutored tasting - 6 x 1/3 pints + free rat glass to keep all for £10!

Archie’s Bar & Kitchen – Eat. Drink. Disco

Archie’s Bar & Kitchen – Eat. Drink. Disco Ossett Brewery to launch new all-day venue in Granary Wharf on Friday 4th September A unique urban vibe – where the city meets the sea Over £1m investment across three sites in the Granary Wharf waterside quarter of Leeds Ossett Brewery is set to open its third establishment in Leeds city centre at 4pm on Friday 4th September 2015.  The new establishment, Archie’s Bar & Kitchen, is located directly underneath Leeds Railway Station within the iconic dark arches of Granary Wharf, and is just a stone’s t.. Read more

Get me to the GREEK!

Calling all you wine lovers out there, join us for our next event, Get me to THE GREEK!

The Triumphant Survival of The Old Peacock

Jon Howe, author of The Only Place For Us: An A-Z History of Elland Road  has written a little homage below to the triumphant survival of The Old Peacock for Time Out Leeds. "Rather similar to the football club it has stood over like a faithful Labrador for countless generations, the Old Peacock found life tough in the new Millennium; trading on past glories and fully reliant on the blind faith of the misguidedly loyal. Life is very different today, at least for the pub. In 2013, a lavish benefactor came along in the form of Ossett Brewery, which instantly injected purpose and .. Read more

A Taste of Rioja

For all you wine lovers out there join us for... A Taste of Rioja at Candlebar Wednesday 15th July From 7pm Tutored tasting with our Wine Guru 3 different ages of Rioja matched with nibbles For ONLY £12.50 Purchase your tickets at the bar today or call 0113 2446655.  

Leeds Waterfront Festival

LEEDS DOCK | THE CALLS | BREWERY WHARF | GRANARY WHARF | VICTORIA WHARF | THWAITE MILLS Pop along to the Leeds Waterfront Festival 2015 on Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th June.  From boat rides to street food to live music to dance, there is surely something to interest you.  What's going on at... THE HOP LEEDS Beer Festival & Live Music all weekend from 12pm – 11pm FREE ENTRY Beer, Cider, Music & Sun at The Hop Leeds 10 beers and 12 ciders available throughout the weekend with a fantastic selection of live acts from Blues to Folk to .. Read more

BATTLE OF THE BLANCS

Join us at CANDLEBAR on Tuesday 23rd June from 7pm for our latest wine event, Battle Of The Blancs. Tutored tasting with Wine Guru, Gary Smulders 6 Gorgeous OZ & NZ Sauvignon Blancs with nibbles for only £10! Purchase your tickets at the bar today or call 0113 2446655.  

CANDLEBAR to light up Leeds Bar Scene

Ossett Brewery to launch new canal side venue in Granary Wharf on Friday 24th April £300,000 investment, 15 new jobs and plenty of reasons to visit Set to open its doors to the public at 4pm on Friday 24th April 2015, CANDLEBAR is located on the ground floor of the iconic waterside building, Candle House in Granary Wharf, Leeds. An intimate venue serving 14 craft world beers, over 20 premium wines by the glass pristinely dispensed through Enomatic preservation machines, and rustic pizza from an authentic Italian wood-fired oven, this latest Ossett Brewery venue intends to offer something a .. Read more

An Evening with Leeds United Legends Norman Hunter & Duncan McKenzie

The Old Peacock is very excited to announce the following events: An Evening with Leeds United Legend, Norman Hunter on Wednesday 22nd April from 7.30PM & An Evening with Leeds United Legend, Duncan McKenzie on Wednesday 1st July from 7.30PM

Book Launch at The Old Peacock, Leeds

BOOK LAUNCH at The Old Peacock | Saturday 21st February | From 7.00pm The Only Place For us: An A-Z History of Elland Road presented by author and Leeds UTD fan Jon Howe. At 7.30pm, there will be a special football themed quiz hosted by Ex Leeds UTD physio, Alan Sutton. Followed by a talk at 8.30pm, by Ex Leeds UTD Chairman, Bill Fotherby (with a short Q&A session).  "The Only Place For Us pulls together the never-before-told history of the developing stadium and its changing local environment, revealing the background stories behind Elland Road's most famous feature.. Read more

Leeds Hop Beer Festival

Leeds Hop will host a festival of Yorkshire Beers & Ciders as part of the Leeds Waterfront Festival. The free entry festival includes live music and runs from Friday 27th to Sunday 29th June.

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