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Volunteers wanted for Stevenage Beer & Cider Festival 2018

VOLUNTEERS WANTED – for Stevenage Beer & Cider Festival 2018. All help from CAMRA members is welcomed, whether setting up the festival, working during the festival or helping to take down afterwards.

Volunteers are required on all days from Tuesday 30 January to Sunday 4 February and there are rewards whether you work a few[…Read on]

Hitchin Beer Festival 2017 – reflections on a successful festival

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There is no doubt that the Hitchin Beer Festival, which took place in June was the most successful yet. A record of over 3,400 customers attended the festival (up from the previous record of 2,874 in 2016) – with some coming from as far afield as Sussex and Kent! More than 10,000 pints of beer [...Read on]

July social events (and 2018 festivals)

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Two dates for your diary this month. We visit Royston for an evening social on 12 July, and the minibus sets out on 22 July to visit Ashwell and Weston. Also a heads up for future festival dates. The 2018 Stevenage Beer & Cider Festival takes place from 1 – 3 February, while the  next Hitchin [...Read on]

Hitchin Beer & Cider Festival – the winners

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BEERS OF THE FESTIVAL – the votes have been counted & we are pleased to announce the festival winners! Beer: Brewsters Brewery/ Yeastie Boys – Britannia’s Brew Cider: Apple Cottage Cider – Special Branch Key Keg: Chorlton Brewing Company – Citra Elderflower Foreign: Brouwerij Boon – Boon Framboise

Hitchin Beer & Cider Festival 2017 – feedback

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Thanks to everyone who attended the Hitchin Beer & Cider Festival last weekend. A full report with all the statistics will follow but the early data shows it was a great success in terms of numbers attending and beer sold! However we’d like to hear from you – if you did not pick up a paper [...Read on]

2017 Hitchin Beer & Cider Festival – beer lists

The first version of the cask ale, cider & foreign beer lists is now online:

Beer and Cider Lists

Click on each tab to see the respective lists. Further information will be added ahead of the festival including any changes to the line-ups as well as the list of Key Keg beers.

Hitchin Beer Festival – meet the team (part 2)

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Your foreign beer selection has been carefully selected by Julian Keogh and Malcolm Chapman. Julian and Malcolm have been sourcing beers for the foreign beer bar at Hitchin and Stevenage Beer Festivals for a number of years. We strive to bring our ever increasing number of customers a mixture of old favourites and new offerings to [...Read on]

Hitchin Beer Festival – meet the team

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Martyn Beer has led the team who have selected the cask ales available at the festival. He also sourced the ales for this year’s Stevenage Festival. He stated, “It is always a challenging task choosing a beer list. We decided to try to have as wide a range of beers as possible as well as increasing [...Read on]

Call for volunteers – Hitchin Beer Festival

Information about this year’s festival can be found at http://www.camranorthherts.org.uk/2017-hitchin-beer-and-cider-festival/ and http://hitchinbeerfestival.org.uk/. We plan it to be bigger and better.

Volunteering:
The festival is fast approaching so we’re now recruiting volunteers to help with a range of jobs:

  • setup (putting up the marquee – collecting and building the bars and stillage) 5th to 8th June;
  • the festival (front of[…Read on]

Hitchin Beer Festival – sponsorship

Beer & cider sponsorship

Sponsor a barrel at the Beer Festival for £100!

The sponsor’s advertisement is displayed on the sponsored barrel and in the Festival programme, & the sponsor’s name also appears next to the beer / cider in the programme.

The sponsor also gets 5 packages of free festival entrance + pint glass[…Read on]

Hitchin Beer and Cider Festival 2017

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