Real Ale appearance at Newark Festival.

This year’s Newark Festival – 20th to 22nd June at Riverside Park will, for the first time, feature a REAL ALE & CIDER BAR. Beers served will include the following: Milestone Brewery – Lions’ Pride, Shine On and Loxley Newark Brewery – BLH4, Summer Gold and Newark Best Ciders from Millwhites of Somerset. The bar will be staffed my members of Newark Rugby Club who are fundraising for their new clubhouse. Opening times: Friday 17.30 – 21.45 Saturday 16.00 – […]

Nigel Brown – A Tribute. 1

Sadly this year’s  Newark Beer Festival is taking place without festival stalwart Nigel Brown, who passed away last October. Nigel worked tirelessly along-side myself, backstage and behind the scenes for many years. His life-long interest in rock music made him a familiar face around the local music scene, his infectious enthusiasm rubbing off on many that came into contact with him. For the duration of the festival Nigel helped preserve the smooth running of the bands backstage, parking, unloading, loading […]

2nd LocAle & Weinfest

The bi-annual LocAle and Weinfest, held in the Castle grounds, comes round again this year on 17th – 19th June. Organised by the Town Council, this event showcases 7 wine growers from Breisgau and around 20 LocAles sourced from within a radius of 20 miles from the venue. The LocAle tent will be run by Newark CAMRA. The event also offers a full schedule of entertainment. The last event was a sell out and saw glorious weather all weekend. Whilst […]

Newark Beer Festival beer list released.

The Newark Beer Festival is almost upon us again. This years, the 16th, runs from Fri 27th – Sun 29th May (Fri-Sun). Approx 160 beers plus ciders, perry and country wines.  There is a daily quiz and full entertainment proramme except friday afternoon, designated quiet session. Food avaiable at all times. Open Fri/Sat 10.30 am-10.30 pm; Sun 12 pm-6 pm £6 entry all sessions, Card-carrying members £3 all sessions. Souvenir tankards £2.50, refundable glass hire £1. The full beer menu […]

Southwell Beer n’ Folk festival 1

A Real Ale Festival where you can enjoy singing, dancing, arts and crafts, to which you can take the family and all have a good time. Sounds too good to be true doesn’t it? Well it’s true and it is happening this June 10th – 13th, in the grounds of the magnificent National Trust Southwell Workhouse. The Gate to Southwell Folk Festival offers top rank live music and a host of real ale and ciders to suit all tastes. The […]