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Beer and gin festival returns to Penwortham this Bank Holiday weekend

Posted on - 23rd May, 2024 - 1:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Business, Food & Drink, Penwortham, Preston News, Pubs, South Ribble News, What's On in Preston
Vernon Carus Beer Festival will host local distilleries.
Vernon Carus Beer Festival will host local distilleries.

A popular beer and gin festival is returning to Penwortham this May Bank Holiday weekend.

The festival, hosted at Vernon Carus Sports Club off Factory Lane, Penwortham is set to see an array of locally sourced beers, ciders and gins as well as music and entertainment.

With a ‘revamped’ gin selection, Penwortham’s own Fairham Distillery will headline with three unique editions, and the other featured gins are from eight distilleries within a 15-mile radius of the grounds.

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There will also be live entertainment and sports.
There will also be live entertainment and sports.

Throughout the weekend there will be a range of sporting events, including two cricket matches, and live music every day from performers such as Connor Banks, a 21-year-old singer-songwriter from Preston and Adadae.

There will also be locally sourced food on offer, with the organisers pairing up with Wood’s Farm Shop based on Knoll Lane, for the third consecutive year.

The festival will take place on 24, 25 and 26 May and is free to attend.

Vernon Carus Sports Club is also known for being featured in Freddie Flintoff’s BBC series, ‘Field of Dreams’. 

The cricket club in Penwortham was involved in Freddie Flintoff's BBC series.
The cricket club in Penwortham was involved in Freddie Flintoff’s BBC series.

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