Preston Beer Festival is coming to the Guild Hall

Posted on - 7th January, 2019 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - City Centre, Preston Guild Hall, What's On in Preston
Preston Guild Hall will host Preston Beer Festival. Pic: Geoffrey Whittaker

One of the city’s most popular entertainment venues is preparing to hold its first ever beer festival.


Preston Beer Festival will be coming to the Guild Hall in autumn 2019.

Beer lovers will be able to enjoy up to 100 real ales, ciders and perries available from microbreweries all around the UK.

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All halves of real ale are priced at £1.50 and halves of cider £2.00.

These are payable with tokens and can be purchased once inside the event.

If you’re more of a gin enthusiast, there will also be an indoor gin garden boasting an array of boutique gins, spirits, wine and prosecco.

All drinks in the gin garden are payable with cash.

Run by Real Ale Events, a variety of different sessions will be held over the weekend from Friday 18 October – Saturday 19 October.

Live music and entertainment is also promised throughout the weekend.

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A spokesperson for Real Ale Events said: “Our beer festivals around the North West have grown in popularity over the year, so we have decided to bring it to Preston!”

If you prefer to sip beers in peace, you can go on Friday 18 October from 12pm – 4.30pm, the only session without live music and tickets are £5.

Or if you want more of a tune in the background, you can go the same evening from 6pm – 10.30pm for £8.

Saturday’s sessions include from 12pm – 4.30pm for £7 or from 6pm – 10.30pm for £6.

You must be over 18 to attend.

You can purchase tickets online here.

Have you visited Preston Guild Hall recently? What do you think about the beer festival? Let us know in the comments below

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