IN PICTURES: Weston Lions Club's real ale festival a success once again

PUBLISHED: 13:00 30 July 2019

Weston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival.    Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Weston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

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One of Weston's most successful ale festivals to date took place over the weekend with thousands of pounds and pints raised

Weston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONWeston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Weston Lions Club hosted its annual real ale and cider festival over the weekend with hundreds of people descending on the Beach Lawns to enjoy a cheeky tipple.

The festival started on Friday and ran until Sunday afternoon, with more than 100 ales and ciders from around the South West going down a treat.

People enjoyed trying the very best local brews while listening to music from Somerset bands and dancing the night away.

Malcolm Timmis, of the lions club, said: "Figures are showing we took around £80,000 over the two main days - Friday and Saturday.

Weston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONWeston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

"It is the most successful festival to date and more cider was sold than beer this year."

Weston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONWeston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Weston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONWeston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Weston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONWeston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Weston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONWeston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Weston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONWeston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Weston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONWeston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Weston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONWeston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Weston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONWeston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Weston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONWeston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Weston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONWeston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Weston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONWeston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Weston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONWeston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Weston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONWeston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Weston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONWeston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Weston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONWeston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Weston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONWeston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Weston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONWeston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Weston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONWeston Lions Club Real Ale and Cider Festival. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

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