Search

Botesdale Greyhound pub prepares for eighth beer festival

PUBLISHED: 11:03 03 May 2012

Chris Burnard, owner of The Greyhound Pub in Botesdale, where the eighth beer festival will be taking place.

Chris Burnard, owner of The Greyhound Pub in Botesdale, where the eighth beer festival will be taking place.

Archant © 2004

A village pub will be hosting its 8th annual beer festival this May bank holiday weekend.

The Greyhound in Botesdale will be offering over 30 real ales and ciders during the festival from May 4-7.

Last year, over 1,200 people passed through the doors over the four days and consumed 4,000 pints of beer, making this one of the biggest independent pub festivals in East Anglia which champions the small brewer.

Among the ales and ciders on offer from local brewers will be Wolf, Buffys, Grain and Earl Soham.

The pub will also be repeating the champagne bar from last year.

On Friday, the festival opens at 5pm with live music at 9pm by united reggae band.

On Saturday, the festival begins at noon with a buskers session at 4pm, followed by live music at 9pm with local band Back Street.

On Sunday, doors open at noon with brother and sister duo Sam and Daisy from 2.30pm and Bungay-based Soulko from 9pm.

On Monday, duo Strapt 4 Cash will perform. There will also be a hog roast every evening.

0 comments

Other news

53 minutes ago

A new £13m complex needs school in Old Buckenham has taken a step closer after building work tipped over the halfway point.

Yesterday, 18:33

A brave 18-year-old says her world has been turned upside down after being diagnosed with cancer seven weeks ago.

Yesterday, 11:37

A ten-year-old Doctor Who fan won’t bat an eyelid at the new female Doctor Who - as long as he can climb into his own dalek and exterminate.

Yesterday, 10:12

Vulnerable young people who are exploited by London gangs to transport drugs into Norfolk should be treated as victims, rather than criminals, according to the NSPCC.

Most Read

Yesterday, 11:37

A ten-year-old Doctor Who fan won’t bat an eyelid at the new female Doctor Who - as long as he can climb into his own dalek and exterminate.

Read more
Friday, July 21, 2017

Residents have complained about a loss of parking spaces following a £3.4m project to improve their town and make it more pedestrian-friendly.

Read more
Thursday, December 29, 2016

Police are today appealing for information to track down 10 men on a wanted list.

Read more
Norwich Crown Court
Saturday, July 22, 2017

It will be all action stations at Bressingham Steam Museum when Fireman Sam visits its Fire Engine Rally this weekend.

Read more
Thursday, June 1, 2017

Treat the kids to hours of fun on flumes, inflatables and wave machines at these cool pools across the county...

Read more
Wales

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 16°C

min temp: 14°C

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

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

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter