Wedmore prepares for real ale festival

PUBLISHED: 21:00 02 August 2018

Last year's festival raised more than £17,500 for charities.

Last year's festival raised more than £17,500 for charities.

Supplied

Wedmore Real Ale Festival will return to the village in mid-September.

The event will be held from September 14-16 at the village hall in Cheddar Road.

Last year’s festival raised £17,500 for 18 beneficiaries and the festival organisers are hoping to better this total in 2018.

As well as live music, there will be more than 65 varieties of real ale, cider and wine on offer throughout the weekend.

London Tube Stations will be the fancy dress theme for the evening on September 15.

A spokesman said: “This year’s festival will, as always, centre around a fun theme and will include an incredible mix of live music.

“Kindred, one of Wedmore’s popular live bands, will be opening the festival’s live music on Friday night, and Bad Edukation, who brought the house down on the Friday of last year’s festival, will be Saturday’s main act.”

Entry to the festival will cost visitors £5.

More from Weston Mercury

A Cheddar school has been praised for its ‘shared vision for care and inclusion’ by an education watchdog.

Read more

Two of the West Country’s top performing choral groups will bring their melodic tunes to Weston this Christmas.

Read more

Parking in Burnham-on-Sea and Cheddar will be free on the two Saturdays before Christmas.

Read more

A Somerset village has been awarded hundreds of thousands of pounds to create a community hub after enduring months of problems.

Read more

A plan to build futuristic magnet train between Weston and Bristol has been proposed to avoid the creation of a ‘dormitory town the size of Wells’.

Read more

A blue plaque commemorating one of Weston’s most famous architects will be dedicated this week.

Read more

More than 7,500 hoax calls were made to police and ambulance services in Somerset over the past three years.

Read more

Burnham’s Princess Theatre is set to get a makeover after the town council’s bid for a major Government grant was approved.

Read more
08:06

A seven-year-old boy was rescued from the mud at Brean after he became stuck while out exploring with his family.

Read more
Brean

Replacement play equipment at a Worle park will finally be installed next year.

Read more

Most Read News

Read Online

Image
Read the Weston Worle and Somerset Mercury e-edition E-edition

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 10°C

min temp: 7°C

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
Send Your Letters
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Newsletter Sign Up

Weston Mercury twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists