Beccles Beer Festival off to a roaring start with 1,500 pints poured

Green Party Councillors Caroline Topping, Elfrede Brambley-Crawshaw and Graham Elliott with Beccles

Green Party Councillors Caroline Topping, Elfrede Brambley-Crawshaw and Graham Elliott with Beccles Lido Limited CEO Shaun Crowley. Picture: Contributed - Credit: Archant

More than 500 people have already attended the seventh annual Beccles Beer Festival as the three-day event continues.

A staggering 1500 pints have been poured to the eclectic bunch of young and old attendees. Picture:

A staggering 1500 pints have been poured to the eclectic bunch of young and old attendees. Picture: Contributed - Credit: Archant

The festival held at Beccles Public Hall, in Smallgate has offered beer lovers a chance to taste-test some of the finest brews from the region.

Graham Elliot, Waveney Councillor and organiser of the beer festival said: 'It is all about celebrating the locals and celebrating the assets of the community.

'It is going really well and we had a really big day yesterday - it is a good atmosphere,' Mr Elliot added.

A staggering 1500 pints have been poured to the eclectic bunch of young and old attendees since the doors opened on Friday.


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Scores of beer lovers have come to enjoy 30 different ales from across the region - including gluten free and vegan options.

The festival will run until 11pm this evening (Saturday, November 17) and reopen at 12pm on Sunday, with take-outs from five and discounted brews at six.

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All money raised at the event will go towards Beccles Lido's fund raising project to refurbish, update and reline the main pool.

For more information about the festival visit - www.becclesbeerfestival.co.uk

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