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Final Line-up and Tickets

Saturday is sold out, but there are still a few tickets available for the Sunday sessions. Please see https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/kirkstallfestival Tickets will be priced at £2 per adult (with a 30p booking fee). Children under 11 will be free. Saturday 10th July 2021 – 10am to 2pm This session features Phoenix Concert Band, Otley Ukulele Orchestra, and Music From The Attic, along with buskers around the grounds. Saturday 10th July 2021 – 3pm to 7pm Leeds Youth Jazz Rock Orchestra take the lead with Cragg Hill Blues Band and Music From the Attic to follow. During this session no one will…

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Kirkstall Mini-Festival is coming soon

Preparations are underway, performers and stallholders are getting ready, and volunteers are making bunting and washing their face masks. Everyone is excited.It’s worth remembering the changes we’ve put in place for 2021. This will be a smaller event by far aimed at families and closely following Covid guidelines. There will be about 30 stalls, some food and soft drinks on sale, children’s games and live music. Music From The Attic will be the Festival headliners for all four sessions, and there will be some regular performers. As the event will take place within the railings of Kirkstall Abbey and the…

Categories Festival 2021

Mini-Festival lineup

This year Kirkstall Mini-Festival will be a little different to a normal year. There will be performance and stalls, though there’s limited numbers and visitors need to buy tickets. While the Festival is always family-friendly, this year the focus will be on providing entertainment and games for children. Within the Abbey itself we will have games, stalls, and food. No alcohol will be on sale and no alcohol will be allowed to be brought on site. There’s four different sessions and visitors might be wondering what makes them different. The following is provisional and may change before the Festival: Saturday…

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Tickets for 2021 Mini Kirkstall Festival

Due to our not being able to have our usual one day Kirkstall Festival we have organised a Mini Kirkstall Festival which will take place over two days – Saturday 10th July and Sunday 11th July. A smaller event by far aimed at families and closely following Covid guidelines. We’ll have about 30 stalls, some food and soft drinks on sale, children’s games and live music. Parking is available on the playing field next to the Abbey Museum Car Par, NO vehicles are allowed within the Abbey grounds.  NO ALCOHOL WILL BE ON SALE AND NO ALCOHOL ALLOWED TO BE BROUGHT INTO…

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Kirkstall mini-Festival 2021

Having not been able to hold what would have been our 40th annual festival last year due to the Covid Pandemic we have decided to have this year a Mini Kirkstall Festival, as usual for the benefit of children and families. We have to strictly adhere to Covid restrictions and guidelines hence this year will be on a far smaller scale. We will have approx. 30 stalls, live music, some food, tea, coffee, soft drinks and children’s games. Unfortunately due to Covid restrictions NO ALCOHOL WILL BE ON SALE AND NO ALCOHOL WILL BE ALLOWED TO BE BROUGHT INTO THE…

Categories GardensVirtual Festival 2020

Virtual Gardens – deadline extended

Many of us have turned to our gardens this year, no matter what size of garden you have, or maybe a balcony or pots on the street we are celebrating the Gardens of Kirkstall a part of our Virtual Festival we want to help you celebrate you garden or favourite flowers you’ve grown so we are having a bit of a competition. Please send your pictures and the first part of you postcode, eg. LS5 to gardens@kirkstall.org.uk closing date extended to 31st August. Entries already received can be reviewed on our Festival Website here. We also invite you to submit…

Categories Virtual Festival 2020

Sporting Kirkstall

Every year in the Festival Arena we can showcase some of the many sports we have access to in Kirkstall! The Corona Virus has brought to our attention more now than ever, the need to be fit and healthy whatever our age. A healthy diet is always advised but sport plays a major part in wellbeing whether it is sport at the highest level right down to the grass roots. Being active is not simply good for you physically but is also good for your mental health. It can help manage medical conditions such as diabetes, reduce anxiety or stress,…

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2020 Pet Show

Kicking off the 2020 Virtual Festival is the ever popular dog show. Starting at 2pm Saturday 11th July and running for 90 minutes.There will be 6 categories in total. In each 30 minute period there will be 2 categories which can be entered. To enter complete the form below, any queries please email petshow@kirkstall.org.uk Session A: 2pm – 2.30pm Best trick by your pet Best cat and dog together  Session B: 2.30pm – 3.00pm Best disabled pet and their story Most unlikely pet friendship Session C: 3.00pm – 3.30pm Most obedient pet Most placid and tolerant pet A maximum number will be invited by Zoom…