GALLERY: Glorious sunshine greets record crowds at Wilburton Beer Festival

14:16 23 June 2014

Wilburton Beer Festival 2014. Picture: Steve Williams.

Wilburton Beer Festival 2014. Picture: Steve Williams.

Archant

Record numbers turned out to enjoy the fun of the annual Wilburton Beer Festival, which was bathed in sunshine at the weekend.

Wilburton Beer Festival 2014. Picture: Steve Williams.Wilburton Beer Festival 2014. Picture: Steve Williams.

Crowds relaxed on the lawns whilst sampling the extensive range of beers and ciders and listening to the line-up of local bands.

A barbecue, hog roast and wood-fired pizzas were on offer, while children were kept entertained by the bouncy slide, bungee trampoline, face painting, storytelling and numerous free games.

Burrows Bookshop, All 4 Sports, Wriggletots, Dr B Loon and Jigsaw Dance all came along to provide more fun and to share what they offer locally.

By late Saturday the bar was running dry, so extra supplies were ordered to ensure Sunday was also a success.

Wilburton Beer Festival 2014. Left: Brooke McClure and Patsy Sussex.Picture: Steve Williams.Wilburton Beer Festival 2014. Left: Brooke McClure and Patsy Sussex.Picture: Steve Williams.

Jo Forsyth, of the Wilburton Beer Festival Committee, said: “The main beneficiary this year is Wilburton Primary School for IT equipment, with many other community groups set to benefit.

“Early indications show that a fabulous amount was raised.”

More news stories

Yesterday, 17:59

Hundreds of motorists face delays tonight as a serious accident continues to block the A142 at Mepal between Chatteris and Ely.

Yesterday, 17:01

A man has been refused permission for a hydrotherapy suite in a self contained annexe near his home which he says he needs for medical reasons.

Yesterday, 09:09

Mitchell Bird, 29, of Cox Close, Wisbech will appear at Cambridge Crown Court following an incident in Cox Close on February 14.

Yesterday, 15:08

The boss of a Cambridgeshire property management company – who defrauded up to 400 tenants and the same number of landlords - has been jailed after admitting stealing £140,000 of clients’ money.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Ely Standard e-edition E-edition
HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter