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WHARFEST 6 IS COMING!

LEEDS' FAVOURITE WATERFRONT FESTIVAL IS BACK! WHARFEST6 returns on Saturday 29th September, featuring some of the areas finest bands, acoustic acts and DJ's. Starting from 3pm, you can kick back to some acoustic jams at candlebar, rock out to the bands at The Hop, and finish the party with our DJ at Archies Bar & Kitchen, all located at Granary Wharf, Leeds. Not only will there be plenty of music to keep you entertained all day long, but food will be available at all venues! Check out the WHARFEST6 lineup below:    

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.  

Ciderest is Back at The Travellers in Hipperholme

Here's a date for your diaries! Thursday 5th - Sunday 8th July is our CIDERFEST at The Travellers in Hipperholme. Not only do you have 4 days to indulge in lots of delicious real ciders but we will have a special family day on Saturday...      

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.

Acoustic Night at Fernandes

TAPFEST

Bank Holiday Sunday Funday! Join us for Tapfest at The Tap, Ossett. Sunday 27th May from 3PM Live Music Outside Bar BBQ food all day The perfect Sunday    

Common Folk returns to The Kings Arms, Heath Common

Set in the picturesque location of Heath Common, only a short drive from Wakefield centre, you will find a little piece of perfection.  The Kings Arms, a hidden gem, is a grade II listed pub. Inside you will greeted by a delighted maze of cosy rooms & snugs lit entirly by gas lamps. Outside you are treated to the stunning countryside views of this conservation area of historic and architectural importance. Each year, starting in spring, The Kings Arms holds a series of mini festival days, filled with live acoustic music and BBQ food. This ideal setting combined with live music p.. Read more

Our Brewery Social Services You

There are many ways we like to get together for a drink; to celebrate a birthday or an engagement, before the football or rugby, on the way to a gig or just as a weekly ritual between friends or family. Social drinking is one of the world’s oldest cultural traditions. There are few things we enjoy more than getting together, ordering some beers and chewing the fat while the world passes by. It’s escapism in a raw and stripped back format and because Ossett Brewery possess the bare essentials you need for this; pubs, people and beer, we thought it would be a good idea to celebrate our role in.. Read more

A Year of Celebration: announcing our 2018 Beer Festivals

Call us old fashioned, but as we go to considerable lengths to brew quality beer, we quite like people to drink it. With a pub estate now stretching to 25 establishments and a burgeoning retail trade to wholesale partners and direct deliveries, you’d think that would be enough, but no, we don’t just like to brew, sell and drink beer – yep, we like the odd drop ourselves too – we like to celebrate it as well. The concept of beer festivals is nothing new of course, but the real ale revolution has seen an insatiable thirst for the gathering of like-minded souls to raise a glass t.. 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...  

WHARFEST 5!

The next instalment of Wharfest is back by popular demand on SATURDAY 27th JANUARY FROM 3PM    

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...

Wharfest4

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

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  

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

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!!

The Tap @ Ten

It's The Ossett Tap's Ten Year Anniversary!!! Join in us celebrating on Sunday 28th May from 12Noon. There will be a Brass Band at 12Noon and live music from Linzi Brian at 3PM and The Snapp from 5PM... and to top it off BBQ food will be available throughtout the day! It may be our anniversary but this day is not all about us. We will be organising raffle prizes in aid of the fantastic Forget Me Not Children's Hospice. So please join us for a day of great music, food and company whilst helping us raise money for a great cause. We look forward to seeing you all there!

Rhubarb Rocks @ Fernandes

Wakefield Music Collective are proud to present Rhubarb Rocks @ Fernandes, Fri 17th February - Sun 19th February. An incredible musical act each day, plus there will be Rhubarb & Custard Beer Available! It's a weekend you don't want to miss  

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...    

Flowerpot: Beer Festival of Flowers

This Friday join us at our charming community pub, The Flowerpot in Mirfield for a fantastic selection of different beers and ciders available all weekend. 

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