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Inside the marquee as Oktoberfest comes to Preston

Posted on - 13th October, 2017 - 8:55pm | Author - | Posted in - City Centre, Events, Food & Drink, News, Nightlife, Preston City Centre
A view inside the beer hall on Friday afternoon Pic: Benny Mc'Nally/Preston Chatterbox
A view inside the beer hall on Friday afternoon Pic: Benny Mc’Nally/Preston Chatterbox

A taste of Bavaria has come to Preston as the city’s first Oktoberfest takes place.

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The Flag Market has capacity for hundreds of beer lovers in a giant marquee with more than 3,000 people expected in total.

Traditional German food is on offer with bratwurst and pretzels.

Food stall at Oktoberfest in Preston Pic: Benny Mc'Nally/Preston Chatterbox
Food stall at Oktoberfest in Preston Pic: Benny Mc’Nally/Preston Chatterbox

Oompah bands are in full swing inside the marquee playing classic tunes.

The Oktoberfest runs until Saturday evening with two sessions on the Saturday from 12noon to 5pm and again from 6pm to 11pm.

Read more: Ale and pie festival returns to Broughton

Here’s a look at the price list inside the event.

What it costs for a stein inside the Oktoberfest
What it costs for a stein inside the Oktoberfest

Tickets start from £11 for a standing ticket.

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