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Family friendly beer festivals to visit
Interested in a family day out that’s fun for parents as well as children? Please find below some upcoming beer festivals which offer family fun days with everything from face painting and entertainers to ice cream. Do get in touch if you would like any further information or photos for publication.
22-27 May 2017
Open from 12-10:30 pm
The Cambridge Beer Festival is held in a huge marquee in the middle of the city park Jesus Green, which lies just north of Cambridge city centre. The Festival provides family entertainment on Saturday which includes face painting, story-telling, painting and a juggler’s workshop and demonstration. There will be a huge list of fantastic beers from across the UK and abroad, along with a smashing selection of English wines.
6th-8th July 2017
Open from 6pm-10:30 pm on Thurs & Fri, 1 pm – 9:30 pm on Saturday
The Chorlton Beer Festival is held in the beautiful surrounds of St Clement’s Church. While the main bars are inside the church and scout huts, seating areas, entertainment, food, cider and keg bars will be taking place outside. Saturday is family day, and includes a children’s entertainer, ice cream and soft drinks for the little ones.
28-30 July 2017
Open from 11:30 am – 11 pm
The Cotswold Beer Festival has been run from the grounds of Postlip Hall near Winchcombe, Gloucester for the last 40 years. The festival runs a campsite along with a local farmer and provides entertainment for children on Saturday along with morris dancers. Along with a number of beers available, adults will enjoy live entertainment in between sips ranging from gypsy jazz and vintage swing to brass band classics.
5-9 September 2017
Open from 11 am -11pm, opens at 5pm on Tuesday
The Chappel Beer Festival is held in the East Anglian Railway Museum. Guests can enjoy a beer while sitting in a train carriage. For safety reasons, the museum does not perform any train movements while the festival is open, but the trains are accessible to be viewed and sat upon. The festival spills out onto a field owned by the museum which is also used for public camping. Children are welcomed over the weekend, when family-friendly events such as Morris dancing, Ferret racing and a local formation wheelbarrow pushing team will be taking place.
13-15 October 2017
11 am – 11:30 pm, opens at 5:30 pm on Friday
The Hampshire Octoberfest will feature over 190 beers, ciders and wines from across the region plus delicious food from local suppliers. The Festival takes place outside with just the beer under a huge marquee and includes local trade stall, entertainment from local performance groups and music. Their popular family fun Sunday gives children the chance to enjoy bouncy castles, rides, theatre workshops, painting and more.
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