Charitable beer and music festival comes to Hoghton this Spring Bank Holiday

Posted on - 25th May, 2018 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Music, Preston News, Things to Do in and around Preston, What's On in Preston

A photo from G-Festival with The Frequency on stage.

G-Festival is returning to Hoghton for its third year this Spring Bank Holiday Weekend.

For three days, the charitable beer and music festival will be coming to Gregson Lane playing fields, helping music fans make the most of the break.

Proceeds from the event will go towards supporting Gregson Green, a charity committed to raising funds for a new community centre in Gregson Lane, Hoghton.

Read more: Things to do in Preston for Spring Bank Holiday Weekend

As a showcase for Lancashire breweries, this is your chance to discover over 35 Lancashire real ales at the festival, selected from breweries including Leyland based Crankshaft Brewery, Beer Brothers in Bamber Bridge and Bowland Brewery from Clitheroe.

Festival performer, Kevin Simm

Alongside the popular ale bar, visitors will find an array of ciders and lagers, and a gin and prosecco bar.

Live music is one of the big attractions at the festival and with 18 acts performing over the weekend there is something for everyone.

G-Festival starts on Friday 25 May at 7pm, with Hoghton based folk act Trouble at’ Mill starting the festivities.

Festival performer, Kevin Simm

Saturday will see headline act, The Voice UK winner and LibertyX member, Kevin Simm take to the stage.

Sunday at G-festival sees upcoming teenage performers in the spotlight, including four-piece band PR5 and solo acts Millie-Mae Hill and Connor Banks are on the line-up.

Entry to the event at Gregson Lane Community Centre is £5 per day which includes your festival glass.

Children under 3 can attend free of charge.

You can purchase your tickets for G-Festival online.

Do you live in Hoghton? What are you doing this Spring Bank Holiday? Let us know in the comments below

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