Sutton’s first winter beer festival a great success

11:42 22 November 2013

St Andrews Church, Sutton, Beer Fest, (front) Dave Sutton, (l-r) Tristan Melen, Lucy Melen, Phil Bambrick and Bruce King

St Andrews Church, Sutton, Beer Fest, (front) Dave Sutton, (l-r) Tristan Melen, Lucy Melen, Phil Bambrick and Bruce King

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The first winter beer festival to be held in Sutton church was a great success, offering a dozen real ales along with live music, and family entertainment.

St Andrews Church, Sutton, Beer Fest, face painting (l-r) Sarah Groom with AbbySt Andrews Church, Sutton, Beer Fest, face painting (l-r) Sarah Groom with Abby

Hundreds of people flocked to the two day event, which started on Friday evening with music from the classic pub rock band The Strays.

A bouncy castle was erected in church for the Saturday afternoon family session, and there was face painting on offer for young visitors, along with a popular barbecue.

Saturday evening’s session saw at least one of the beers run dry, and music was provided by rock and pop band Moon After Sundown.

Organiser Phil Bambrick said: “We were delighted with the turn out for our first winter beer festival, and I would like to thank everyone who worked behind the scenes to make the event such a great occasion.

St Andrews Church, Sutton, Beer Fest, (front) Dave Sutton, (l-r) Tristan Melen, Lucy Melen, Phil Bambrick and Bruce KingSt Andrews Church, Sutton, Beer Fest, (front) Dave Sutton, (l-r) Tristan Melen, Lucy Melen, Phil Bambrick and Bruce King

“We had a great band of helpers, working on the door, serving beer and cooking some great food.”

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