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Chorlton Beer & Cider Festival 2018

Organisers have confirmed the dates for Chorlton Beer & Cider Festival 2018.

The 14th annual festival at St Clement’s Church will be held on Thursday 12th, Friday 13th and Saturday 14th July 2018.

Organised by St Clement’s in association with Trafford & Hulme CAMRA, the grounds and buildings of the Edge Lane church will be filled with over 200 different real ales, craft beers, world beers, ciders and perries. UK beers will be split between the church hall and the youth centre with ciders, perries and world beer bars in the grounds.

Thursday evening will be a quiet preview night while Friday and Saturday evenings will see the grounds filled with live music.

Opening times are:

  • Thursday 12th July: 6pm – 10.30pm
  • Friday 13th July: 6pm – 10.30pm
  • Saturday 14th July: 1pm – 9.30pm

Entry prices are being held same as 2017. Advance tickets are expected to go on sale on 1st May 2018.

The festival will be hosting the North West round of the Champion Speciality Beer Of Britain competition, the winner of which will go forward to London’s Olympia to be judged in the finals of the CAMRA Champion Beer Of Britain competition.

The festival charity for 2018 will once again be Reach Out To The Community.
Reach Out to the Community is a initiative set up to offer support to people struggling with the most basic of needs: food and shelter from their base on Wilbraham Road in the heart of our community.


North West Champion Golden Ale 2017

This afternoon at Chorlton Beer & Cider Festival, a panel of judges sampled the eight finalists in the North West Golden Ales round of CAMRA’s Champion Beer Of Britain competion.
The results were:

GOLD: Hawkshead – Cumbrian Five Hop

SILVER: Marble – Pint

BRONZE: Cumbrian Legendary Ales – Langdale
Congratulations to all the finalists :
Cumbrian Legendary Ales –  Loweswater Gold
Hawkshead – Iti
Hawkshead – Windermere Pale
RedWillow – Headless
Stringers – Yellow Lorry