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Historical Event, Wed 10 Jun 2020


Rocksteady Bedrock - Leeds Reggae Pioneers

Rocksteady Bedrock - Leeds Reggae Pioneers


In the winter of 1968, The Bedrocks, a group of broke musicians from Leeds hired a van and travelled to London to record at the now-famous Abbey Road studios. Unknown to them at the time, they were pioneers of the UK Reggae scene. Danny Friar tells their full story from worldwide fame to tragic end.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

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Dates Times
Wed 10 Jun 2020 14:45 to 15:45


Booking is essential - call the number above 0113 3784079 or email or reserve a space Talk is £5.45 and includes hot beverage and access to rest of the museum (no concessions). Payment is taken on the day.

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Abbey Walk,
Abbey Road,



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Map reference: SE 259363  Lat: 53.82237 Long: -1.60710

By Car - from Leeds City Centre follow the A65 (Kirkstall Road) for approximately 2 ½ miles. Abbey House can be found on your right approximately ¼ mile after the Kirkstall Retail Park, opposite Kirkstall Abbey.

Public Transport - Abbey House is located directly on a well serviced bus route.

Buses: 33, 33a and 757 travel from the city centre to Kirkstall Road.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Headingley & Kirkstall Forge station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups