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Leeds International Beer Festival 2023

September 7, 2023 September 10, 2023

The Leeds International Beer Festival will return for its 11th year from 7 – 10 September 2023 at Kirkstall Abbey.

An annual 4 day festival, celebrating and promoting craft beer brewed in the UK and overseas.

The festival also includes a street food market, live music and all sorts of lovely beer related things.

Ticket holders will receive an LIBF commemorative glass and festival programme upon entry.


Following on from last year, tokens will be replaced by a contactless payment system again.

If you do have tokens leftover from last year you can still bring them in and spend them at the festival- please note that there will be no refunds or change available.

Under 18s

Please note that under 18s will not be allowed on site except for Sunday (Family Day). Under 18s will not require a ticket but will need to be accompanied by an adult.

Important information about the abbey

Please note, the abbey is a Scheduled Ancient Monument, Grade I listed building. There are some conditions in place that we need you to follow:

  • Strictly no climbing anywhere on the building
  • The floor is uneven in places. Please take care and keep children under close supervision.
  • Only assistance dogs are permitted during the festival
  • Strictly NO smoking on site
  • No littering – please use bins and tables provided
  • Inclusion & safety

We have a zero-tolerance policy toward any form of discrimination or harassment. Any complaints will be taken seriously and dealt with promptly. The festival has always been inclusive and accessible for all. Please treat everyone with respect.

If you see or hear anything that makes you feel unsafe or uncomfortable please report to a member of the team, security and /or Wellness Officer.

£7.50 – £15.00 Weekend festival passes are also available for £55.00

Leeds City Council

0113 222 4444

View Organiser Website

Kirkstall Abbey

Abbey Road, Kirkstall
Leeds, LS5 3EH
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0113 378 4079
View Venue Website