Here are some of the amazing beers that will be at this year’s festival. Be sure to check them all out. They’re will also be live music as well so be sure to check out the awesome bands playing this year.
Not long to go now. Remember! tickets are £5. Festival starts at 1pm – 9pm. Plenty of food and drinks. Live music as well.
Just some of the awesome ale’s that will be at this year’s festival.
Remember to grab some tickets! It will all kick off at 1pm and finish at 9pm we have homemade food and some awesome live music from local talents throughout the festival.
Thistly Cross Cider will be providing some amazing ciders at the festival this year. The festival will be starting at 1pm and finish at 9pm.
This is the complete line-up for the beer festival. It will all kick off at 1pm and finish at 9pm we have homemade food and some awesome live music from local talents.
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