Beer Festival attracts 2,000 people over four days
of this year's Burnham-On-Sea Beer Festival - which was held over
the Bank Holiday weekend - say it was the best one yet.
event was held at the Ritz Social Club in Victoria Street and, over
the course of the weekend, the venue saw some 2,000 people attend.
enjoyed 16 different ales and three ciders plus 100 musicians, artists
Manager Paul Hale told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We knew this year's
event would be well attended but this exceeded our expectations
and it really put the festival on the map, therefore allowing the
festival to continue next year."
have already booked our headline act for next year's festival and
we would like to thank everyone that attended the festival and hope
they enjoyed themselve."
Ales 'Night Train' won best beer of the festival and the producers
will be presented with their certificate.
festival also introduced a 'Beer Festival Breakthrough Act' and
this was won by 16-year-old Ben Kempton.
said: "Ben was booked for a solo slot on Saturday afternoon
and the crowd was overwhelmed by his talent. Ben returned on the
Sunday afternoon to fill a slot that became available and people
that saw him the previous day returned to see him again."
was already booked for a support act for our forthcoming Frankie
Valli tribute night and he has now been given his own paid solo
gig on August 19th."