Beer festival set to have raised 'thousands of pounds' for scout group

PUBLISHED: 18:30 12 March 2019

Burrington and Wrington scouts serving up food at Wrington Beer Festival.	Picture: Mark Atherton

Burrington and Wrington scouts serving up food at Wrington Beer Festival. Picture: Mark Atherton

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A beer festival has been hailed a 'great success' and its organisers hope to have raised 'thousands of pounds' for a village group.

People enjoying themselves at Wrington Beer Festival.	Picture: Mark AthertonPeople enjoying themselves at Wrington Beer Festival. Picture: Mark Atherton

The Wrington Beer Festival, held at the village hall, attracted more than 300 people and its organisers have said they will ‘definitely’ throw another one next year.

Event organiser James Beyer said: “The festival went really, really well.

“Saturday evening’s event sold out, 80 tickets were sold for the weekend day’s get-together and we got close to capacity on the Friday night.”

There were 20 different beers and six different ciders on offer to try and the festival raised money for the 1st Burrington and Wrington Scout and Guide Group.

Beer and cider was flowing at Wrington Beer Festival.	Picture: Mark AthertonBeer and cider was flowing at Wrington Beer Festival. Picture: Mark Atherton

“It was about making sure everyone had a great experience and it’s about having fun and raising money for a good cause.

“Thank you to everyone who helped make it such a great success.”

Wrington Beer Festival organisers Sam Partridge, Simon Gait, Paul Coates and James Beyer.	Picture: Mark AthertonWrington Beer Festival organisers Sam Partridge, Simon Gait, Paul Coates and James Beyer. Picture: Mark Atherton

People enjoying the Wrington Beer Festival.	Picture: Mark AthertonPeople enjoying the Wrington Beer Festival. Picture: Mark Atherton

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