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Wharfest 8

WHARFEST RETURNS THIS OCTOBER WITH A FANTASTIC DAY OF LIVE MUSIC ACROSS THE WATERFRONT You can enjoy acoustic acts in Craft Asylum #1, live bands in The Hop and DJs 'till late at Archies. So what are you waiting for? Round up your mates and make a day of it from 3pm on Saturday 5th October 2019. Please note this event is absolutely FREE to attend - no tickets necessary, just show up and enjoy.   THE LINE UP Craft Asylum #1 3pm | Andy Balcon 5pm | Jamie Squire 7pm | Ellie Coast 9pm | Sleepy Jake The Hop 3pm | Get Back Beats 5pm | Untameable Puppies 7pm | The Cheats 9pm .. Read more

Well Done to Rat Brewery

Big congratulations to the Rat Brewery team who have brought home THREE awards from Peterboroughs 42nd Annual Beer Festival! Rat in Black has been awarded GOLD in the Porters/Stout category along with SILVER for overall Champion Beer of the Festival 2019. Reservoir Rat has also been awarded GOLD for the best Bitter/Pale. Go team RAT!

The countdown is on to our Annual Family Open Day!

Our Annual Family Open Day in aid of Forget Me Not Children's Hospice returns on Saturday 27th July! Expect to see a the usual great range of cask and keg beers from within the Ossett Brewery family, including SALT Beer Factory. As well as live music, street food, children's activities and a grand raffle with lots of great prizes and so much more! All proceeds from the event are donated to Forget Me Not Children's Hospice in Huddersfield. The charity support local children with life shortening conditions and their families across West Yorkshire. Last year over £5,000 was&nbs.. Read more

Upcoming Beer Festival at the Travellers Inn

Friday 5th - Sunday 7th July Join us to try over 15 different beers brewed across Great Britain and the Isle of Man. From Scotland to Cornwall!  If the dates not already in your diary, it should be! This is not one to be missed.

The Bingley Arms, Horbury

Yes the rumours are true! We are excited to announce that The Bingley Arms in Horbury is the latest addition to our ever-growing Ossett family. We will be re-opening the site next year after a major refurbishment.   To read more about it, click the link below https://www.wakefieldexpress.co.uk/news/people/pub-that-locals-failed-to-save-is-due-to-re-open-after-brewery-buy-out-1-9834429

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

Brewery Social: Less than 2 weeks to go!

BREWERY SOCIAL Get your social head on and come and join us at the bottom of Healey Road in Ossett for a relaxing day of people, beer, food and music in the heart of the brewery. This is a free, family-friendly event where everybody is welcome, even the dog! Featuring new beers from our friends at Salt Beer Factory, a range of cask, keg, real cider & street food Live Music At The Brewery 3.45pm - Underdrive Johnny 5.45pm - Tom Bedlam Duo At Brewers Pride (just round the corner from the brewery) 8pm - Soul attitude See you at the bar!

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!  

Craft Beer Rising 2019

Join us from February 21st - 23rd to sample an array of hop-forward keg beer. We'll have our new and improved core range courtest of Colin Stronge, Paul Spencer & JDC Brewhouse along with a couple of one off specials!   Craft Beer Rising | The Old Truman Brewery | Brick Lane | London  

Wharfest 7 Is Coming!

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Events for 2019

After Christmas has been and gone we always get a case of the January blues, so here is something to look forward to in the new year... Wharfest 7 Saturday 2nd February From 3pm Live music across our 3 venues, Craft Asylum #1, Archie's Bar & Kitchen and The Hop in Leeds Brewery Social Sunday 5th May From 3pm - 8pm at Ossett Brewery Live music and a great selection of Ossett Brewery beer Annual Family Open Day in aid of Forget Me Not Children's Hospice Saturday 27th July From 1pm - 7pm at Ossett Brewery An afternoon of family fun, live music and a grand raffle Wharfe.. Read more

Congratulations to Fernandes Brewery

Congratulations to Fernandes Brewery for their Bronze Award at the Stockport Beer and Cider Festival 2019.

Happy Birthday To The Hop Wakefield!

This year The Hop Wakefield marks the venues tenth birthday, and to celebrate we're hosting a massive birthday party, full of live music, tasty street food, and a cracking line up of guest ales!  

Salt Beer Factory Brings Philanthropy Back To Saltaire

Philanthropy is defined as the voluntary promotion of human welfare. In that sense, the simple act of Ossett Brewery making beer for people to drink is our donation to the world. After all, as the red neon sign reads in the newly-complete Salt Beer Factory; “The purpose of beer is to create pleasure” and you’re very welcome. It is the perfect fit for the new micro-brewery and multi-discipline taproom, now the signature feature of the Ossett Brewery empire, to be situated in Saltaire; the home of philanthropy and charitable giving. Now modern day benevolence can reach out to people.. Read more

Salt Beer Factory - A New Venture

Salt Beer Factory, a £1.7million investment by Ossett Brewery and housed in a Grade II Victorian tramshed built in 1904. The building nestled in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage village of Saltaire, is set to launch on Friday 2nd November. Salt is a micro-brewery with a difference, unifying heritage and modern brewing. The mission is to produce showstopping, hop-forward beers and couple them with an interactive brewery experience. Brewing a wide range of beer in keg, can and cask formats, including IPA’s, NEIPA’s, Stouts and Lagers. An exciting line up of brewing collabor.. Read more

Whats On - November 2018

November welcomes the illuminating fireworks of Bonfire night and the chaos of Black Friday, and also another month of exciting events across the Ossett Brewery estate! MUSIC Every week, our Pubs and Taverns showcase up and coming artists, seasoned cover bands and the best acoustic entertainment out there. November at Hop Leeds has plenty in store, starting with Funktion (3 Nov) performing well known pop covers, The Amelia Carter Band (10 Nov) bringing classic soulful tunes and hard hitting blues, with Bad Mouth (24 Nov) performing energetic punk and ska classics from The Jam, The Sex Pistols a.. Read more

Candlebar Announcement

Candlebar is now closed and will be re-opening as.... CRAFT ASYLUM Craft Beer | Artisan Gin | Premium Coffee A craft-focused city centre bar, showcasing modern hop-forward beers from Salt and leading guest breweries. A relaxing destination to escape from the everyday madness of city life. LAUNCHING FRIDAY 16TH NOVEMBER FROM 3PM More details coming soon!

Halloween Beer Festival at Travellers Inn

Join us if you dare for our Halloween Beer Festival, Thursday 25 - Sunday 28 October! Featuring a variety of dark and light drinks, live music and a themed quiz, it promises to be spooktacular!

Whats On - October 2018

October not only brings the of the autumnal season and halloween, it also means another great month of exciting events throughout the Ossett Brewery estate! Take a look what’s happening across our pubs this October: MUSIC Our venues each month showcase some of Yorkshires most rocking tribute bands and entertaining acoustic acts. Hop Leeds has a fantastic schedule this month, including funk band Flizbit (6 Oct), modern rock cover band Loaded (13 Oct), The Cheats (20 Oct) performing their classic back catalog of indie hits, and The Snapp (27 Oct) playing the likes of The Jam, The Clash a.. Read more

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.

Rat Inn-Festation Returns to Black Bull, Rothwell

The Rat Inn-Festation returns to the Black Bull in Rothwell 28th- 30th September, showcasing the best ales from the Rat Brewery. Rat themed beers will take over the bar, with street food available and fantastic live music across the festival.

Rat Inn-Festation is coming to The Rat & Ratchet

The annual Rat Inn-Festation returns to The Rat & Ratchet, Thursday 27th - Sunday 30th September! A wonderful selection of 15 different rat themed beers will be on offer, with music provided by some excellent local artists across the weekend and a rat themed quiz. - Thursday 27 September, Rat Themed Quiz - Friday 28th September, Anya Lace - Saturday 29th September, The Turnarounds - Sunday 30th September, Underdrive Johnny

The Identity Game: Studying The Ossett Brewery Pub Estate

If you asked a well-travelled beer aficionado to describe a typical Ossett Brewery pub, they could probably have a good stab at it; you might find our distinctive pump clip wallpaper, upturned barrels as rustic table-tops, classic pub paraphernalia on the walls, an Ossett Brewery logoed mirror and there’s a good chance of a bricked archway too. Finding success in business is not just about hitting on a winning formula though, it’s also about what you do with that winning formula. In truth, yes, there’s a few pubs amongst the 25-strong Ossett Brewery pub estate that bear those h.. Read more

Whats On - September 2018

Across our many Ossett Brewery sites, there is always something going on! Whether your live music fan, a whiz at the quizzes, or just an ale aficionado, one of our venues will have something that you will enjoy. Check out what we’ve got going on this September: MUSIC Our venues each month showcase some of Yorkshires most rocking tribute bands and entertaining acoustic acts. Hop Leeds hosts a band every Saturday night starting from 9pm, with this months lineup featuring infectious soul seven-piece Chicago Joes & The Soul Divas (1 Sept) & classic rock cover band Pacband (15 Sept).. 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

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