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Hoghton’s G-festival returns with beer and live music

Posted on - 21st May, 2017 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Events, Food & Drink, Grimsargh, News
Beer pumps at last year's G-Festival
Beer pumps at last year’s G-Festival

A beer and music festival is returning to the outskirts of Preston for a second year.

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Hoghton beer and music festival – G-Festival – is back for the May bank holiday weekend.

The three day event sees real ales on tap as well as live music performed throughout the weekend.

Gregson Lane Community Centre hosts the event and it spills out onto the green.

Live music starts on Friday (26 May) at 7pm with indie-rock solo artist Millicent Weaver as seen on The Voice UK.

During Saturday (27 May) there’s the return of The Frequency, featuring BBC Radio Lancashire’s Paul O’Gorman.

The Frequency performing at G-Festival
The Frequency performing at G-Festival

Sunday (28 May) is closed out by Manchester based alternative synth-pop act Bauer.

Family activities are also on during Sunday including crazy golf and a bouncy castle from 2pm.

Breweries with ales at the festival including Bowland Brewery, Bank Top Brewery, Crankshaft Brewery and Rivington Brewery Company.

A range of food is also on offer throughout the weekend.

Read more: Oktoberfest is coming to Preston

G-Festival is run by volunteers and the three-day event is to raise funds for a new community centre as well as the upkeep of the playing fields.

Entry to the event is £5 per day or £12 for a weekend ticket, children under three are free. Tickets can be bought from the festival website.

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