Banbury Beer Festival 2011

This years Banbury Beer festival, which was the 11th year of the event was a roaring success, with beers a plenty and lots of visitors.

Take a look at the 2011 gallery - Click on the pictures above or HERE

Facts & Figures

  • The festival was again held at the TA Centre, Oxford Road, Banbury from Thursday 5th to Saturday 7th May.
  • Over 1,500 visitors attended during the three-day festival.

  • The festival was officially opened by James Clarke, MD of the Hook Norton Brewery, at 5pm on the Thursday.
  • The festival featured 90 beers, although 1 didn't quite make to being served, along with 19 ciders and perrys which was 1 less than last year.
  • This year's theme was the South West with 30 beers from that part of the country and the surrounding area.
  • Ale of the festival was Blue Anchor Middle Spingo from Helston in Cornwall
  • The 'Mild Trail' gave visitors the chance to try 6 halves out of the 13 available and get a 7th free.

  • Entertainment was provided by 'Four More Faces', the usual selection of Morris dancers and finally guitarist Paul Canning.
  • This festival was the first for organiser, Yvonne Hallows, who did a cracking job in running the show and leading the troops.
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