1st - 3rd July 2016 A Right Royal Affair
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The Queen's 90th birthday celebration is the inspiration for this year's Festival. We will feature a suitably noble selection of beers, think of a few, they will almost certainly be there. Royal Oak, Windsor Knot, Jubilee Ale (at least 4 versions of that one) plus we hope also to feature some new craft beers from micro-breweries. Though we will have to wait until nearer the event to see what is being brewed and which pass our ultra stringent taste test. It's a tough job but somebody's got to do it. We plan to increase the range of ciders again and of course will have wine to suit everyone's palate and soft drinks at each session.
As usual we will have some fabulous entertainment, with a real favourite Acoustic Rooster (not Atomic Rooster as on the posters) opening for us on Friday at 7.30. Whilst on Saturday night we have a fantastic new band Alice and the Wild Tones supported by Sarah Proudfoot. Alice fronts a classy 7 piece Blues, Swing n' Roll outfit - new on the block, coming out of Bristol - not to be missed so get your dancing shoes on!
Remember the evening sessions get very full so pre-purchase of tickets still priced at only £8 is strongly advised. This guarantees entry and the first pint free, plus a Festival glass to take home.
The afternoon sessions are free entry from 12.30 and will feature local folk on Saturday – talented musicians performing a range of music and song again featuring Sarah Proudfoot, and something very different on Sunday afternoon The Six Five Specials - come and hear them they are great musicians with the most laid back of all laid back styles you could imagine. As ever there will also be the “World Spoof Championships”.
Tickets will be on sale in June from
Poppies of Claverham, Bishops Stores Claverham, Claverham Village Hall, AB’s Motorcare Yatton and Yatton Newsmarket,
or by direct contact through this website see the Tickets tab
This site provides you with information on what can be expected at this year's Beer Festival, opening times, what's on and how to buy tickets and last but not least how to find us.