Whitelocks & The Turks Head Beer Festival 2024: Leeds! Leeds! Leeds!

Whitelock’s & The Turks Head annual beer festival, a celebration of Leeds’ brewing and breweries, is back for another year. This year, the theme is Leeds! Leeds! Leeds!

The festival will feature beers from local Leeds favourites, Kirkstall, North and Northern Monk alongside offerings from the likes of Piglove, Meanwood, Bini and Bosun’s.

Photograph by JMA Photography

The Whitelock’s team has also brewed some special collaborations with Amity and Anthology for the event.

Their friends from Tartarus brewery will also be bringing some very special unique beers.

Photograph by Daniel Johnson

Alongside the beers there will be some festival specials from the kitchen and Whitelocks will also be launching a brand new range of Whitelock’s merchandise. A limited number will be available to buy behind the bar.

Mike Hampshire, from Tours of Leeds, will also be hosting a very special ‘Heritage Tales of Whitelock’s’ evening, exploring the history of our pub.*

Talking about the Festival, Assistant General Manager Kotryna said: “Our annual beer festival is always a highlight of our summer. This year, we decided to celebrate all things Leeds, our City’s rich pub heritage and thriving beer scene. As Leeds’ oldest pub it seems like the perfect fit. We are looking forward to showcasing the best of Leeds brewing and breweries. We can’t wait to welcome you to the Festival.”

Leeds! Leeds! Leeds! The Whitelock’s and The Turks Head Beer Festival will be held between 20th – 23rd June 2024. Entry to the festival is FREE.

*The Heritage Tales of Whitelock’s is a ticketed event on 20th June 2024. Tickets are available here.

Festival hours:
Friday 20 to Saturday 22 June 11 a.m. until midnight.
Sunday 23 June 11 a.m. until 11 p.m.

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