Hinckley & Bosworth CAMRA - real ale and rail ale
16th May 2011
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The Atkins Building (just 10 Minutes walk from Hinckley Railway Station) will be the venue for The Hinckley Beer Festival this year with the delights of 60 Real Ales including Local Ales plus Ciders, Perries and Fruit Wines.  The admission will be £2 per person (18+ only) but 'Card carrying ' CAMRA members will get in FREE! Festival Glasses will cost £2 (refundable).

The Hinckley Beer Festival will open on Thursday 15 September 2011 from 5pm - 11pm and Friday 16 September and Saturday 17 September from 12 Noon - 11pm.  Hot and Cold Food will be available at all times

PLUS, for the second year we will be running the ‘Ale’ part of Market Bosworth Rail Ale Festival while the Battlefield Line run the ‘Rail’ part.

There will be 15 real ales, all from local breweries, and 5 ciders on offer. The majority of these will be in the Goods Shed adjacent to Market Bosworth Station.  There will also be a limited number of ales and ciders at Shenton Station and on the trains.  Access to the Market Bosworth site will be by steam train from either Shackerstone or Shenton Stations and by car or on foot from Station Road, Market Bosworth.

Admission to the Goods Shed is included in the train ticket prices or, if you just wish to visit the beer festival, by purchasing a platform ticket - £3 or free to card carrying CAMRA members.  There is ample parking at Market Bosworth Station, the cost of which is included in the platform ticket.

Camping and Caravanning facilities are also available should you wish to make a weekend of it.

The Goods Shed will be open from:

  • 11am to 11pm on the Saturday 16 July 2011
  • 11am to 6pm on the Sunday 17 July 2011.

 A limited bus service is available from Leicester (St. Margaret’s), service 153 and from Hinckley, service 159, unfortunately neither service operates on a Sunday.

The Battlefield Line are providing the steam trains and also Seaside Attractions at Market Bosworth & Shackerstone.

There will be traditional Seaside stalls, a Bouncy Castle, Punch and Judy and Donkey Rides. Lots for the whole family to do.

CLICK here to find out more about the Steam Trains and the Battlefield Line.

CLICK here to find out more about the ales and Hinckley & Bosworth CAMRA.

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