Norwich Bierfest 2017: 10,000 expected to attend third German beer festival headed for Norwich

German Bierfest at Times square, Newcastle. Picture: Simon Greener

German Bierfest at Times square, Newcastle. Picture: Simon Greener - Credit: Newcastle Chronicle

An application for a German beer festival in Norwich this summer has been received by Norwich City Council, which, if it gets the go-ahead, will be the third of its kind in the city this year.

There will be free entry to the market stalls throughout the festival. Picture: London Oktoberfest L

There will be free entry to the market stalls throughout the festival. Picture: London Oktoberfest Ltd - Credit: Archant

Norwich Bierfest would take place in Chapelfield Gardens from Thursday 15 to Sunday 18 June.

It is based on the concept of frühlingsfest, or spring festival, and will include market stalls, a beer garden and a funfair.

German food including Schnitzel, Brezel (pretzel) and Hendl (roast chicken) will be available at the

German food including Schnitzel, Brezel (pretzel) and Hendl (roast chicken) will be available at the Bier garden and tent. Picture: - Credit: Archant

Festival Director Carsten Raun, said: 'We want to bring a new attraction to Norwich and we expect up to 10,000 visitors. People of all ages are welcome.'

Norwich will also host two further beer festivals in the autumn to coincide with Oktoberfest.

Norwich Bierfest is set to come to Chapelfield Gardens this summer. Picture: London Oktoberfest Ltd

Norwich Bierfest is set to come to Chapelfield Gardens this summer. Picture: London Oktoberfest Ltd - Credit: Archant

The first will take place at The Open on Friday 6 and Saturday 7 October and another at Carrow Road on Friday 27 and Saturday 28 October.

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