Now in its third year, the popular event returns to Blackburn Rugby Club from 29th April until 1st May in aid of local charity Blackburn Youth Zone, and is also sponsored by Thwaites, Totally Wicked and Pets Choice.
Blackburn Youth Zone is youth club facility young people aged 8 to 18 and up to 25 years old with disabilities. Open all year round, 7 days a week and offer over 20 activities each evening, the groups aim is to change the prospects offered to young people in the area
The festival will showcase over 70 real ales from across the North West and beyond, plus an eclectic selection of ciders and lagers. They also have live music entertainment on each evening and rugby matches being held over Saturday and Sunday.
Partner and Head of Commercial Law at Farleys, Ian Liddle, commented on the event: “We’re proud to sponsor the Blackburn Beer Festival for the third year running; having been involved from the very beginning it’s great to see how much it has grown over the years.
We always have a great time and it’s a great event for the local community and of course raise much needed funds to help Blackburn Youth Zone with their invaluable work. We’re looking forward to rolling up our sleeves and pulling some pints at the event!”
There are still plenty of opportunities to get involved, either as a sponsor or just popping down for a beer! For further information visit: http://blackburnbeerfestival.com/