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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. 

Common Folk 2016: The Kings Arms

Enjoy summer at The Kings Arms, Heath, with our afternoon music festivals from June to September...  

Events at The Fox

Take a look at what's on at The Fox over the next couple of months... ST GEORGE'S DAY PARTY Saturday 23rd April From 2PM BBQ | Live Music | Garden Games | Tug of War | Egg & Spoon Race SAUSAGE & CIDERFEST Thursday 26th – Monday 30th May Over 20 Different Ciders Available! BBQ | Live Bands | Best Sausage Competition | Pub Quiz EURO 2016 GARDEN PARTY From 1PM BBQ | Live Music | Human sized foosball table Competition | Family Garden Games FOXFEST Friday 22nd – Sunday 24th July Live Bands throughout the Festival| BBQ | DJ BANK HOLIDAY FOXFEST SPECIAL Fri.. Read more

Cross Keys Welcomes The Rainband

Manchester’s indie favourites, The Rainband set to play at Ossett Brewery’s CAMRA-recognised real ale pub, Cross Keys in Knaresborough on Saturday 19th March. The Rainband are a five piece indie band from Manchester, founded in 2010. In previous years the band have had extreme success with their commercially famous tracks “Rise Again” and “Sirens”, achieving top 10 positions in the UK Indie singles chart. As well as recently supporting one of the best-selling bands of all time, Fleetwood Mac at the Isle of Wight Festival in 2015 and afterwards touring Europe with s.. Read more

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

Common Folk

Only a few Common Folk dates left at The Kings Arms..so get yourselves down to Heath Common and don't miss out! Experience an afternoon music festival in our beer garden featuring some of the best local acoustic talent on: Saturday 1st August Saturday 15th August Saturday 5th September Starts 2pm | FREE ENTRY | Summer BBQ The Kings Arms, The Heath, Wakefield, WF1 5SL    

Common Folk on Saturday 18th July

The Kings Arms presents Common Folk on Saturday 18th July An afternoon Music Festival in our beer garden featuring... LIAM FIELD GARY MIDDLETON CAULEY PRITCHARD BROOK GULLIVER RORY HOLL Starts 2pm | Free Entry | Summer BBQ The Kings Arms, The Heath, Wakefield, WF1 5SL Tel: 01924 377 527

Beer Festival at The Shepherds Rest

Join us at The Shepherds Rest for our Local Beer Festival Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd August 2015 With a range of 12 beers from local breweries and 6 real ciders, we have a great selection for everyone to try. On Saturday 22nd August acoustic act, BAD ASTEROIDS will be entertaining us throughout the evening along with a variety of BBQ food to indulge in.  

Time to talk Rhubarb

Each year Wakefield, the centre of the Rhubarb Triangle, celebrates the wonderful vegetable that is Rhubarb with a three day festival. This year the festival took place Friday 20th- Sunday 22nd February. Now in its ninth year, the Rhubarb Festival has attracted more than 125,000 visitors from across the country. As usual Fernandes Brewery brewed a special beer for the event – this year brewer Steve Hutchinson created Rhubarb and Custard; a 4% golden rhubarb beer made with new season forced rhubarb grown at Oldroyd’s Farm in Rothwell.  Steve said: “The custard part is actually .. Read more

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