Beer and bands galore at Abbey Inn’s 17th beer and music festival

Drinks in the marquee are exchanged for tokens. Photo: Ivor Hughes

Photos: Ivor Hughes

This weekend sees The Abbey Inn’s 17th Beer and Music Festival, held in a marquee located in the car park.

It runs from 4pm today (Friday), 12pm til late on Saturday and Sunday 12pm to 7pm.

Bands include: Geoffrey Oi!, CottInBetween, Kwame D, LS18 Rocks, Day of the Jackal, Kuro Kamo, The Jukes of Winchester, The Beer Snobs, AzikaPeculiar, BlueSilverlode, The Quicken, Chased By Machines and Indignation Meeting.

Breweries include: Kirkstall Brewery, Anarchy Brewing, Rat Brewery, Ossett Brewery, Rooster’s Brewery. RUDGATE BREWERY, Thornbridge Brewery, The Meanwood Brewery, Ridgeside Brewing Co, Moberly Brewery, Beer INK Brewery, North Brewing Co, NORTHERN MONK, Leeds Brewery, Tiny Rebel Brewing Co, Zapato Brewery, Acorn Brewery, and Beavertown Brewery.

Here are some photos from today’s event:

Impromptu seating areas include clusters of beer barrels. Photo: Ivor Hughes
Catering already busy by 5pm. Photo: Ivor Hughes
All the details about the big weekend.
Leeds band Indignation Meeting started the weekend’s extensive live music at six with their own number PVLR. Usually a four-piece, they were six this evening with two backing vocalists. Here Hugo Hatcher is on bass guitar. Photo: Ivor Hughes
St George’s Crypt in Leeds is the beneficiary.
Just a handful of the scores of beers and ciders on offer. Photo: Ivor Hughes


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