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Penwortham Beer Festival is back and Miss England’s going

Posted on - 19th August, 2017 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Events, Food & Drink, News, Penwortham
At the bar at Penwortham Beer Festival
At the bar at Penwortham Beer Festival

A three-day beer festival is returning to Penwortham for the Bank Holiday Weekend.

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Pints will be raised at Penwortham Cricket Club in Greenbank Road, off Leyland Road, from Friday afternoon onwards.

This year’s festival includes a guest appearance from former Miss England Elizabeth Grant who is from Preston.

The beauty queen will be compering a charity auction during the Saturday evening in aid of Derian House.

Preston’s own Miss England 2016, Elizabeth Grant
Preston’s own Miss England 2016, Elizabeth Grant

Real ale, cider and prosecco will all be on tap – along with scrumpy, whiskey cider and more.

Doors open on Friday 25 August from 4.30pm and there’s 20-20 cricket to enjoy. Food on offer includes a BBQ and freshly made pizza.

Read more: Gin festival taking place in Plungington

On Saturday 26 August the doors open at 12noon and out on the green it is Penwortham XI versus Croston XI.

During the evening it is Ribblet City V, Preston’s premiere ukulele rock band and Old Skool Idles.

Sunday’s (27 August) event starts at 12noon and includes the 20-20 game between Penwortham Cricket Club and Vernons Cricket Club. The BBQ is on again.

Entry is £5 on the door and includes a pint, commemorative glass and programme.

Blog Preston readers who have signed up to receive our weekly newsletter will receive a special £2 off email which can be redeemed on the door (either print it or show it on your phone). You can sign up here. We’ll be sending the discount voucher out on Thursday 24 August.

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