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Friends of Whitelock’s


The Deramore Arms, York

One of our sister pubs, located just northeast in the York suburb of Heslington. Serves a wide range of real ales and fresh, home-cooked food including the famous Tuesday Gourmet Burger Night.

The Duke of Wellington, London N1 

Our other sister venue, The Duke of Wellington public house has sat on the same site since around 1842. Regular events include stand up comedy, live music, beer festivals, board games nights and film screenings.

The Reliance, Leeds

An informal pub and one of our favourite places to pop in for a pint, a coffee or a read of the paper.

Friends of Ham, Leeds

The only craft beer bar and charcuterie in the UK. No pretentions, they just love good beer.

Beer Ritz, Headingley

One of the best beer shops in the UK.

North Bar, Leeds

A cool Leeds haunt for lovers of great beer, music and art.

Leeds International Beer Festival, Leeds

A new take on the beer festival experience with great beer, live music and gorgeous food all against the backdrop of the splendour of Leeds Town Hall. Whitelock’s is an official sponsor.

Indy Man Beer Con, Manchester

The independent Manchester beer (& stuff) convention.


Beacons Festival, Skipton

A fresh art & music boutique festival for the North, set upon the stunning Yorkshire Dales. We were proud to run the Whitelock’s Craft Beer and Real Ale Tent for Beacons 2012. We’re told it was a highlight of the festival.

Brudenell Social Club, Hyde Park

A friendly, chilled gig venue and the best place to discover some new music or even see some big names.

The Iron Wagon, Leeds

The Iron Wagon puts on gigs in and around Leeds and is responsible for programming Beacons Festival and Nation of Shopkeepers.

Jumbo Records, Leeds

Fantastic independent record shop in the St John’s Centre. 30 years and still trading!

Crash Records, Leeds

Crash has been an integral part of the Leeds music scene since opening its first shop on Woodhouse Lane in 1985.



Laynes Espresso, Leeds

We’re proud to serve Laynes Espresso’s own blend filter coffees. Find them on New Station Street and treat yourself to the best coffee in town.

Opposite Cafe, Leeds

Originally built to bring fairtrade coffee, healthy affordable food and a community space to all the lonesome art students of Leeds. Still an iconic hangout, and famous for chocolate brownies and staff that are mad as badgers.



Leeds International Film Festival, Leeds

One of the most diverse and interesting film festival programmes in all of Europe, yet still accessible. LIFF consistently brings the best of global filmmaking to Leeds.

Welcome Skate Shop, Leeds

An independent skater owned and operated store, completely dedicated to skateboarding.

OK Comics, Leeds

Every type of comic and graphic novel can be found at OK, which you can carry home in their reusable bag for life, the KAPOWCH!

Open Lifestyle, Leeds

A concept boutique, born in 2012, offering quality apparel and alternative goods. Find them in Thornton’s Arcade.

The Hip Store, Leeds

Meeting the aesthetic and culture desired by the fashionistas, art students, DJs, designers and musicians, since 1987.

Travelling Man Comics, Leeds

These guys aim to bring comics from subculture to mainstream, because they think everyone should love comics as much as they do.