It’s not just the beer barrels being put into place for the Continental’s autumn beer festival.Advertisement
An outdoor marquee is set up in the pub’s beer garden for the live music.
The Beer and Cider festival is taking place from Thursday 5 October through to Sunday 8 October.
Live music takes place on the Friday and Saturdays in The Band Stand.
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Modern blues legend Big Boy Bloater and his band The Limits headline the Saturday night.
Bloater counts Jools Holland, Imelda May, Mark Lamarr and Craig Charles amongst his fans.
Friday’s headliners are Blue Juice followed by DJs until 11pm.
During the Thursday the Conti’s open mic night has a special beer festival edition.
6pm Al Smith
8pm Paddy Garrigan and the Stroller Priests
9pm Blue Juice
10pm DJs til 11pm
12pm Cuban Time
2pm Meg Roe
3pm Adam Shaw
4pm The Delatours
5pm FMA & 12 Gage
6pm DJ break
7pm The Jonny Oates Band
8pm The Onions
9pm Big Boy Bloater & the Limits
10pm DJs till 11pm
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The beer festival opening time are:
Thursday 5th October 5pm – 12am (£3 entry)
Friday 6th October 12pm – 12.30am (£4 entry)
Saturday 7th October 12pm – 12.30am (£4)
Sunday 8th October 12pm – 8pm (Free entry)
Tickets are available via Skiddle.
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