Hundreds pour into Haddenham for record-breaking beer festival

Punters enjoying the sunshine at Haddenham Beer Festival. Picture: MIKE ROUSE.

Punters enjoying the sunshine at Haddenham Beer Festival. Picture: MIKE ROUSE. - Credit: Archant

Hundreds of people poured into Haddenham at the weekend for the village’s annual summer beer festival - and this year was a record-breaker!

Punters enjoying the sunshine at Haddenham Beer Festival. Picture: MIKE ROUSE.

Punters enjoying the sunshine at Haddenham Beer Festival. Picture: MIKE ROUSE. - Credit: Archant

Saturday was a family day, with plenty of activities for children including Nerf Wars, craft activities, pea-shooting, face painting and henna.

Punters enjoying the sunshine at Haddenham Beer Festival. Picture: MIKE ROUSE.

Punters enjoying the sunshine at Haddenham Beer Festival. Picture: MIKE ROUSE. - Credit: Archant

Over the weekend visitors got the chance to taste around 42 real ales and nine ciders as well as Pimms and Proscecco.

Punters enjoying the sunshine at Haddenham Beer Festival. Picture: MIKE ROUSE.

Punters enjoying the sunshine at Haddenham Beer Festival. Picture: MIKE ROUSE. - Credit: Archant

Live music came from IndiesTones & the Ramshackle Daddies whilst Sunday was a relaxation day with a chance to enjoy a pint and more bands.

Punters enjoying the sunshine at Haddenham Beer Festival. Picture: MIKE ROUSE.

Punters enjoying the sunshine at Haddenham Beer Festival. Picture: MIKE ROUSE. - Credit: Archant

Toby Bush, chairman of the Haddenham Beer Festival Committee, said: “The positive feedback and the huge crowds have been overwhelming. Towards the end the beer was flying on vapours, but we managed to make it until the close without letting anyone down. See you next year.”

Punters enjoying the sunshine at Haddenham Beer Festival. Picture: MIKE ROUSE.

Punters enjoying the sunshine at Haddenham Beer Festival. Picture: MIKE ROUSE. - Credit: Archant


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