Edgworth Real Ale Festival This Weekend! 30th Sept-2nd Oct . Last Year raised over £12,000 for charity
26th September 2011
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This weekend will see thousands of local people descend on Edgworth to the villages 6th annual beer festival.

The Edgworth Real Ale Festival will take place Friday 30th September from 4pm, closing on Sunday 2nd October at 4pm.

Admission to the festival on Friday and Saturday is £4 which includes a festival glass and just £1 on Sunday

Opening times are

Friday 30th September            4pm-11pm

Saturday 1st October   12mid-11pm

Sunday 2nd October    12mid-6pm

The festival will be operating a cashless system and token sheets can be obtained for £6 and £10 in the hall.

You will be issued with a complimentary ERAF glass when you pay your admission fee. The glass is yours to keep, and can be exchanged for a clean one anytime you are in the Festival Hall.

Allen's Pasties and Hunter's Pies will be available during the Festival, subject to availability. Also for 2011 we will have a fuller range of hot food available, brought to you by the team behind Holden's Ice Cream. Please see the programme for the menu details.


Well behaved children are welcome and must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times. Children must vacate the Festival by 19:30 each day, 16:00 on Sunday.


They are pleased to announce that The Witnesses will return to ERAF 2011, playing on both Friday and Saturday nights. Entertainment is being investigated for Saturday afternoon.

The theme for this year’s event is Marathon with a pin being placed on the map in the Barlow Institute and a radius of 26.2 miles was drawn around it, the challenge was then to source a wide and diverse range of beers within the boundary of the festival.

The festival this year will raise money for great Ormond Street Hospital and Help for Heros and last year the festival raised over £12,000 which was given to Bolton Mountain Rescue and the North West Air Ambulance.

The main sponsor this year is Holdens Ice Cream Shop who will be selling their ice cream throughout the weekend including a real ale flavoured offering.

For more details visit the Edgworth Real Ale Festival Website



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