Hundreds sip pints at Gorefield Beer Festival 2018

PUBLISHED: 10:51 09 July 2018 | UPDATED: 10:51 09 July 2018

Left to right:  Kayleigh Holland, Rachael Richmond, Tanya Holland and Lucy Turner - Hundreds were in attendance at this year�s Gorefield Beer Festival. Picture: Ian Carter

Left to right: Kayleigh Holland, Rachael Richmond, Tanya Holland and Lucy Turner - Hundreds were in attendance at this year�s Gorefield Beer Festival. Picture: Ian Carter

Ian Carter

Hundreds enjoyed a pint at this year’s three-day Gorefield Beer Festival near Wisbech.

Christopher Bater - Hundreds were in attendance at this year�s Gorefield Beer Festival. Picture: Ian CarterChristopher Bater - Hundreds were in attendance at this year�s Gorefield Beer Festival. Picture: Ian Carter

There was plenty to choose from at the annual village event as 30 real ales, three craft lagers and 11 ciders were on offer.

Nick Turner, spokesman for the festival, said: “The festival went very well, it was well supported and the bands were fantastic.”

Live music was performed by The Fascinettes, Malachai – who is now retiring and performed his final gig at the beer festival, The Cherry Reds and on Saturday the headliners were Donnybrook Fair.

Football fans watching the England game - Hundreds were in attendance at this year�s Gorefield Beer Festival. Picture: Ian CarterFootball fans watching the England game - Hundreds were in attendance at this year�s Gorefield Beer Festival. Picture: Ian Carter

Event attendees also watched the England World Cup game against Sweden on the big projection screen in one of the tents.

Nick added: “There were a lot of campers this year; people were saying that they can’t wait for next year already.

“Thank you to all who came and supported the event.”

Aingeal Bater - Hundreds were in attendance at this year�s Gorefield Beer Festival. Picture: Ian CarterAingeal Bater - Hundreds were in attendance at this year�s Gorefield Beer Festival. Picture: Ian Carter

The money raised at this year’s festival will go towards the maintenance of the children’s play equipment at Gorefield Playing Field.

The total raised is currently being counted.


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