Saturday, September 15, 2012

Upcoming beer festivals

This month Huddersfield is blessed with a festival a weekend should this be your thing. But if it is, these are the dates for your diary.

This weekend, 15th and 16th September, (12-9 on Sat and 12-6 on Sun) is the 2nd Crickfest at the Cricketers at Deanhouse (Hd9 3Ug). Promises 25 cellar cooled beers, 8 ciders and an all day barbeque.

Thursday 20th at 3pm then all weekend from 12 noon is the Rat and Ratchet,(40 Chapel Hill)  beer festival. 50 plus beers on offer, ciders and perrys, and food throughout, Camra discounts available.

Friday 21st at 6pm till 10pm and Saturday 22nd is the Shelley beer festival. Held at the The Village Hall, (bus 80 or 81 from Huddersfield). 14 beers on offer, plus a couple of ciders. Entry is £5 which includes a glass and your first drink.

Mid afternoon on Thursday 27th September sees the Navigation at Mirfield holding another South Western themed beer festival, but with different breweries to their previous ones. Will be open all day Friday through till Sunday.

Thursday 4th October at 1800 hrs sees Huddersfield Camra Beer Festival open its doors. at the Sikh Leisure Centre at Springwood (Hd1 2Nx) . 90 real ales are promised from local, regional and new micro breweries. £8 for Camra members and £10 for non Camra members that includes glass deposit, and  £5 beer token. The festival is then open from 12 noon on Friday and 11 am on Saturday.

Happy festivaling !!!