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Riverhead Brewery Tap Beer Festival

Beer Fest @ Riverhead Brewery Tap Friday 28th - Sunday 30th June Featuring SALT Beer Factory With live music throughout the weekend!

Summer Beer Festival At The Flowerpot!

A DATE FOR YOUR DIARIES!  The Flowerpots summer beer festival returns Friday 21st - Sunday 23rd June. A variety of over 15 different beers to try as well as delicious BBQ and street food that will be available throughout the festival!  

Great Gnawthern at Rat & Ratchet

THE GREAT GNAWTHERN BEER FESTIVAL Thursday 30th May - Sunday 2nd June With over 15 different beers from Northern based breweries, featuring SALT Beer Factory!   Meet The Brewer with SALT Thurday 30th May from 7pm Live Music Throughout the weekend    

Theres a Rat Inn-Festation happening at the Black Bull, Rothwell!

The Rat Inn-Festation returns to the Black Bull, Rothwell Friday 24th - Sunday 26th May. Showcasing a fantastic range of Rat Brewery beers and live music throughout the weekend!    

The Fox Beer Festival Returns!

No plans for you and the family this Spring Bank Holiday? Well this might just take your fancy! Thursday 23rd - Monday 27th May Featuring all 4 microbreweries within the Ossett Brewery family. SALT Beer Factory, Rat Brewery, Riverhead Brewery and Fernandes Brewery. LIVE MUSIC Thursday & Friday | 7pm Saturday & Sunday | 5pm QUIZ Thursday | 9pm MAGICIAN  Monday | 4pm DOUGH EYED PIZZA Delicious wood fired pizza available throughout the festival

TAPFEST 2019

Tapfest returns Bank Holiday Sunday, 26th May. Join us for live music, pizza and great beer! There is no better way to spend your Sunday, right?

Craft Beer & Ale Festival at Three Pigeons

Join us at the Three Pigeons, Thursday 9th - Sunday 12th May for our Craft Beer & Ale Festival with new beers, from new breweries! Featuring not just one, but two meet the brewer sessions with SALT Beer Factory!  

Acoustic Night at Fernandes

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!

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

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

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

A Labour Of Love

I’ve been drinking beer for the best part of 30 years, and I think I’ve got a fairly intimate knowledge of it, in terms of taste at least. I know what I like and I’ve certainly got experience in establishing that fact. But until you have spent time actually making beer you can’t truly claim to understand the mechanics of it, the science behind it and the sheer effort required to make a quality brew. I always knew that, so it was a real pleasure when I was offered the opportunity to spend a day in the King’s Yard brewery with head brewer Paul Spencer. Many of us have spen.. Read more

The Three Pigeons Beer Festival

The good weather is coming and so are the beer festivals! Join us at The Three Pigeons from Thursday 11th - Sunday 14th May for a weekend filled with a range of fantastic beers, ciders... and of course pigeon pies!! Don't forget you can dance into Friday and Saturday night with live music from 9pm...  

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

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