Beer festival returns to the Continental for the 8th time

Posted on - 8th May, 2012 - 4:14pm | Author - | Posted in - Food & Drink, Pubs, What's On in Preston
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Inside the beer hall at the New Continental

One of Preston’s biggest beer festivals returns to a city pub and arts venue next week.


The Continental’s 8th beer festival will take place by the banks of the River Ribble and feature over 100 ales, ciders, perrys and premium European beers.

The pub, on South Meadow Lane, has pedigree as an ale venue after winning the local CAMRA groups pub of the year award for the last two years running.

As well as ale there is also speciality foods and live bands during the four day event.

The beer starts flowing from 6pm on Thursday 17th May and then on Friday and Saturday from 12noon to midnight and on the Sunday from 12noon to drinking up time.

Check out the Continental’s website for more information on the festival.

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