Crowds are abbey ever after at 37th Kirkstall Festival

Date: 8th July 2017.
Picture James Hardisty.
Kirkstall Festival, Leeds.
Pictured Georgie Newey, 19, and Dean Garrett, 24, having a go at hula hooping.
Date: 8th July 2017. Picture James Hardisty. Kirkstall Festival, Leeds. Pictured Georgie Newey, 19, and Dean Garrett, 24, having a go at hula hooping.
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Thousands of people took advantage of the sunny weather this weekend to enjoy fairground rides, stalls and music at the Kirkstall Festival.

The annual event at Kirkstall Abbey, held for the 37th year, is considered second only to the Leeds West Indian Carnival as a city community fair.

Date: 8th July 2017.
Picture James Hardisty.
Kirkstall Festival, Leeds.
Pictured Leeds Morris Men entertaining the crowds.

Date: 8th July 2017. Picture James Hardisty. Kirkstall Festival, Leeds. Pictured Leeds Morris Men entertaining the crowds.

Organisers wrote on Facebook: “Yesterday’s Festival went well and the volunteer organisers were so so so happy to see you all (and then some, visitors are awesome).

“Visitors make Kirkstall Festival and we’re grateful for the opportunity to put it on.”

Date: 8th July 2017.
Picture James Hardisty.
Kirkstall Festival, Leeds.
Pictured Brooke Ware, 9, of Leeds, making her up a climbing wall.

Date: 8th July 2017. Picture James Hardisty. Kirkstall Festival, Leeds. Pictured Brooke Ware, 9, of Leeds, making her up a climbing wall.

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