Beer Festival to go to two days

East Keswick’s ninth beer festival will be the first to run over two days.

Brought forward from late Autumn to August Bank Holiday following public consultation, the festival will now take place on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th August. The Saturday event will run from noon to 10pm whilst the Sunday event will run till the barrels run dry.

Saturday will feature the return of popular band ‘This Way Up’ in a late afternon slot whilst Sunday will be a family day with childrens entertainment and music by the Boston Spa Guitar Club. Local caterers Bon Appetit will be providing barbeque food and there will be the usual wide selection of draft real ale plus lager, wine and soft drinks. Entry is just £3 which includes a commorative glass and programme. Profits will go to support the upkeep of the Village Hall. Further information can be found on the Village Hall’s own website Sponsorship packages are available from £25 and details can be obtained from or 01937 573082