Entries tagged “Beer Festival”
First of all, thanks to all the CAMRA volunteers for your time and The Green House for hosting the Letchworth Beer & Cider Festival.. There have been a number of ‘firsts’ on the 21st running of this festival, with the change of venue and the use of key kegs as notable examples. It has been [...Read on]
Starting today (Thursday April 26th) we have two beer festivals running over the weekend at two great pubs. Both the Half Moon in Hitchin and the Our Mutual Friend in Stevenage have beer festivals this weekend! Why not visit one, or even both? These two pubs are the 2012 North Herts CAMRA Pub of the[...Read on]
Community Pubs Month - support *your* local It has nearly been a whole month since Hitchin Beer Festival, so you should have recovered well enough to be thirsty for another beer festival or two. This month we know of four pubs holding beer festivals: The Orange Tree in Baldock and The Lytton Arms in Knebworth this [...Read on]
One word summary: Success! Friday evening was crammed, over the course of the day we counted 1406 people entering the town hall. Saturday was steady but slower, 872 customers enjoyed the ales – bringing us to a total that trumps last year’s record by 104 people. Will the Hitchin festival ever shake its “runs out [...Read on]
See you at the festival! It’s over! See you next year?
All our time-lapse videos from the festival are below – they can all be viewed in HD mode too if you choose. Day 1, day 2, and then the set-up. Alas we didn’t get a pack-up one because somebody slept in on Sunday morning… maybe[...Read on]
*Whew*! Finally finished up the Hitchin Beer and Cider Festival set-up for the day. Thanks to the CAMRA and the Round Table volunteers – some who had started before the 8:30am opening – that helped! It’s looking like a very long and intriguing list of ale, cider/perry and foreign beer that I’m waiting in rabid [...Read on]
There is a whole 5 weeks to wait until the Hitchin Beer & Cider festival — what to do in the meantime? Well all year round you can get great cask ale in excellent North Herts pubs — especially at their own independent beer festivals! The Our Mutual Friend in Stevenage, a Good Beer [...Read on]
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