Festival Pet Show

July 8th, 2020 | Posted by Steve.Harris in Events | Kirkstall Festival - (0 Comments)

Kicking off the 2020 Virtual Festival is the ever popular dog show. Starting at 2pm Saturday 11th July and running over Zoom for 90 minutes. For more details an entry form on the festival site 2020 Festival Pet Show

Morris Dancers at Kirkstall Festival 2010

We are obviously disappointed to be missing our 40th year so over the next few weeks we will be bring you a number of online events starting with a Virtual Pet Show on Saturday over Zoom where it is safe to mix cats and dogs. More about that soon. More information will be pit up …
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Sadly we have to announce that Kirkstall Festival has been CANCELLED this year. It was not an easy decision to cancel this year’s event especially as it was going to be a celebration of 40 years of festivals. We’re already turned attention to next year and Saturday 10th July 2021. Kirkstall is an amazing community, …
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Red Light Revival to Perform at Kirkstall Festival!

June 12th, 2014 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Kirkstall Festival - (Comments Off on Red Light Revival to Perform at Kirkstall Festival!)

We are very excited to introduce to this year’s Kirkstall Festival, Leeds band Red Light Revival! Along with a couple of other key acts, they will be featuring in the latest edition of Kirktall Matters. This sounds like a must see event so dont forget to check them out on the day. Who are Red Light Revival? …
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Local Bakery the Icing on the Cake at Kirkstall Festival

August 21st, 2013 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Kirkstall Festival - (Comments Off on Local Bakery the Icing on the Cake at Kirkstall Festival)

Local bakery Exquisite Handmade Cakes recently attended the Kirkstall Festival, our community’s annual event held in the picturesque grounds of the outstandingly beautiful Kirkstall Abbey.  Emma Stocks says: “The festival attracts thousands of visitors, from local residents, businesses, families and those coming from afar looking for an exciting weekend. This year the attractions included a …
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SCRAP at Kirkstall Festival

July 29th, 2013 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Kirkstall Festival | Schools/Kids - (Comments Off on SCRAP at Kirkstall Festival)

If you didn’t manage to see the brilliant SCRAP at the Kirkstall Festival a couple of week’s ago you missed out on our local children (and parents) getting creative building colourful art projects out of, well for want of a better word – rubbish.  SCRAP are a social enterprise based in Leeds, focused on helping …
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Kirkstall Festival Photographs 2013

July 13th, 2013 | Posted by Matthew Guy in Events | Kirkstall Festival - (Comments Off on Kirkstall Festival Photographs 2013)
Kirkstall Festival 2013

We are posting photographs of the Festival throughout the day on our Facebook Page. If you are not able to get to the festival or you want to relive the day, please feel free to take a look and leave a comment. The first photographs are being added now and as we receive more during …
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Hope & Social at Kirkstall Festival!

July 8th, 2013 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Events | Kirkstall Festival - (Comments Off on Hope & Social at Kirkstall Festival!)

As promised in the most recent edition of Kirkstall Matters, here is an interview with a long time favorite of Kirkstall Festival goers, Hope and Social! Here’s a little bit of info about them if this is the first time you have come across them: We’re a band who do things a little bit differently. …
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Momentous Filming at Kirkstall Festival 13 July 2013

July 2nd, 2013 | Posted by Simon Dawson in Events | Kirkstall Abbey | Kirkstall Festival - (Comments Off on Momentous Filming at Kirkstall Festival 13 July 2013)

Leeds Inspired (www.leedsinspired.co.uk) will be at Kirkstall Festival with our pop up green screen to film festival goers, stall holders, performers and anyone else who want to be part of ‘Momentous’, a large scale projection that will transform the entire façade of Civic Hall into an animated mechanical clock for 3 nights in early October …
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Festival of Archaeology comes to Kirkstall Abbey

June 26th, 2013 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Events | History | Kirkstall Abbey | Kirkstall Festival - (Comments Off on Festival of Archaeology comes to Kirkstall Abbey)

Come and take part in Kirkstall Abbey’s photography trail (photo trail), discovering how the Abbey looked in 1888 and contribute your own pictures of the Abbey today to their Flickr page.  Feel free to use your own imagination to interpret Leeds industrialist Godfrey Bingley’s beautiful photos (see the example opposite and see more on the Flickr …
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Kirkstall Festival – Saturday 13th July

June 22nd, 2013 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Kirkstall Festival | Kirkstall Matters - (Comments Off on Kirkstall Festival – Saturday 13th July)

Don’t miss this years Kirkstall Festival on Saturday 13th July! We expect this years to be the best yet with a special guest, some brilliant acts and every kind of stall you can think of. The 2013 Kirkstall Festival will take place on Saturday 13th July in the picturesque grounds of the 12th Century Kirkstall …
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Do you fancy getting more involved with your local community? Kirkstall is becoming a more and more vibrant place with many people taking up a new hobby or pastime while helping do something great for their local community at the same time. There’s lots of opportunities available, and if you have your own projects you’d like help …
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