Search

Alburgh brewery to hold third annual free summer beer festival

10:07 30 May 2012

Grain Brewery, Alburgh.

Grain Brewery, Alburgh.

Archant © 2009

A Norfolk brewery is holding its third annual free summer festival offering beer lovers a day of family entertainment.

The vintage-themed fair at Grain Brewery in Alburgh, near Harleston, will have a “Darling Buds of May” feel. The brewhouse will be turned into a bar, and festival-goers can also enjoy local folk band “Gipsy”, traditionally-made gourmet ice-creams, barbeque, vintage fete games, and brewery tours on request.

Regulars from Grain’s Norwich pub, The Plough in St Benedict’s Street, will be taken to the event, to see where their pub’s beer comes from, in a vintage 1950s Bristol coach.

A small exhibition of watercolours by the farm owner will also be on display for visitors to view and, also back by popular demand, will be the Golden Star morris dancers.

The beer festival, which runs from 2pm to 10pm on Saturday, June 23, will also offer the chance for local producers to showcase their wares.

1 comment

  • Free? I presume that doesn't include all the beer! For what it's worth I really like Grain beer (and their pub), however I think your headline is somewhat misleading....

    Report this comment

    Scania

    Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Other news

11:35
Dead fish at Acle Dyke. Picture: Supplied

Environment experts will survey the region’s waterways in the coming weeks to gauge what damage the recent storms caused.

11:24
Chief inspector Chris Spinks' road police team will be carrying out roadside checks in Norfolk and Suffolk in a bid to reduce crashes as the nights get darker.Photo: Bill Smith

Police will be carrying out roadside checks in Norfolk and Suffolk in a bid to reduce crashes as the nights get darker.

Yesterday, 16:09
The church of St Nicholas, North Walsham. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

They are sites which tell the stories of our rich historical past – but more buildings, churches and conservation areas are now deemed at risk in the region.

Yesterday, 15:54
Chris Ball, pharmacist at Hurn Chemist in Norwich, who is part of a new campaign urging patients to cut down on wasted medicines. Picture: Supplied

Patients have been urged to help save the NHS millions of pounds after it emerged that almost £5m was being lost every year in Norfolk through unused prescription medicines.

Most Read

11:24
Chief inspector Chris Spinks' road police team will be carrying out roadside checks in Norfolk and Suffolk in a bid to reduce crashes as the nights get darker.Photo: Bill Smith

Police will be carrying out roadside checks in Norfolk and Suffolk in a bid to reduce crashes as the nights get darker.

Read more
06:30
David Healy celebrates putting City ahead at Hillsborough in February 2003, but the Canaries went on to throw away a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 with Wednesday. PA Photo: Steve Parkin.

Autumn is supposed to be the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, but at Carrow Road it’s rapidly turning into one of frustration and growing disquiet.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:11
Diss Mere has provided a home for many species of birds, including geese.

Six geese who have made a home on Diss mere are to be removed after fears were raised by a town council that they would attack children.

Read more
Friday, August 29, 2014
The boarded up site of the former Diss Co-Op in Mere Street, which is set to become an Aldi store

A date has been set for the opening of a new Aldi store at the site of a town’s former Co-Operative supermarket.

Read more
07:00
Competition winner John Checketts, left, meets artist Martin Wall and the GoGoDragons at a secret location. Photo: Bill Smith

England’s brave and gallant patron saint is the inspiration behind the winning entry in our design-a-dragon competition.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 14°C

min temp: 10°C

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Diss Mercury e-edition today E-edition