Category: Festival 2024

Categories Festival 2024

2024 Activities & Events

We are proud to announce a wide range of activities and events at this years festival. More details will be added soon. Bramley Sapphires We are a non-profit majorette team that has been running for 25 years. We currently have 8 amazing little girls that dance for us and we are looking to build upon those numbers in order to compete in competitions all over England, doing Military freestyle, as well as introducing Pom, Solos and Duets for 2024!! Bingo in Butlers Tea Tent Drop in to Butler’s Tea Tent for a session of bingo. Two little ducks – 22….

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2024 Line up

Music preformances booked for the 2024 Festival Andrew Metheven Andrew Metheven is based in Bradford, West Yorkshire, and writes lo-fi folk songs on acoustic and electric guitar, and voice. His music explores the hills and the concrete, the highs and the lows, the births and the losses… Andrew released his first EP “A Quiet Life” in early 2022. City of Leeds Youth Training Orchestra City of Leeds Youth Training Orchestra play a wide range of music – anything from Bach to James Bond (and beyond!) Players of all orchestral instruments (strings, woodwind, brass and percussion) can join the group and…

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Parade 2024

The Festival parade will be leaving Hesketh Road at 11 noon (NOTEthis is an hour later than last year) to arrive at the Abbey aroundby 11:45 noon via the following 1.2 mile route (1.4 miles for thosestarting from the back). Please take time to watch the parade supported by local schoolsand groups. To take part please be at Hesketh Road by 10:45 amPROMPT !! Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Categories Festival 2024Stalls

2024 Stall Applications

We are now full – Applications are closed The aim is for the festival to not make a profit, but to cover the cost of running the event, should there be any surplus it is ploughed in to the next festival. No member of the organising committee receive any payment for the work they do, their reward is being part of a successful festival. PLEASE NOTE catering enquiries should be made directly to for further information about catering opportunities and Catering booking – do not use the stalls booking for catering enquiries.

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2024 Facilities

Cash Points Most stalls will be cash only. There is no cash point on-site, the nearest ATM is at Morrisons Supermarket on Savins Mill Way. First Aid The First Aid tent is close to the pelican crossing entrance, any official with a radio can call a first-aider. Information Point The Information Point is located behind the Visitor Centre. Refreshments A wide range of refreshments and food will be available for purchase on site, including a bar, tea tent, a selection of street food vendors. Toilets Toilets are located around the site, specifically near the Fairground, behind the Beer Tent and near the entrance to the Bowling Green….

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2024 Travel Information

By Bus Please also note that this year Vesper Lane will be closed to through traffic. Where possible PLEASE try to use public transport, it’ll help to make your day run smoothly. From Bramley: 38, 49 and 91, alight at Kirkstall Leisure Centre and walk along to the Abbey (5 mins). From Hawksworth: 50 & 50A travel along Morris Lane. Alight opposite Abbey Walk and walk down the hill past the Abbey House Museum (2 mins). From Headingley: 91, alights on Kirkstall Lane opposite Kirkstall Leisure Centre and walk along to the Abbey (5 mins). From city: buses 33, 34 and A1…