Winterfest charity beer festival set for return
Haddenham’s Winterfest returns next weekend featuring 24 real ales, 10 ciders and a winter market.
The annual event is organised by the Haddenham Beer Festivals Trust.
This year it is expected to attract a record crowd of 800 people.
While not on as large a scale as the trust’s annual summer festival, the team behind the Winterfest say it is ‘always hotly anticipated as a more intimate village event to which everyone is welcome’.
Nicholas Moore, trust committee member, said: “We are a registered charity that raises money for good causes in Haddenham and the surrounding community.
“It should be a really fun day and we’re really looking forward to seeing everybody there.
“The 2012 event features a Christmas-themed fair with plenty of food and drink on offer as well as a number of crafts and entertainment from start to finish.
“With plenty of protection from the weather available Haddenham Winterfest is the perfect place to enjoy a fine selection of seasonal ales, ciders, bottles and draught lager, mulled wine, teas and coffees in a festive atmosphere.”
To date Haddenham Beer Festivals Trust has raised £112,000 for organisations and charities in the area.
Winterfest takes place in the village hall in Banks parade.
It runs midday-5pm on Saturday December 8. Tickets cost £6 on the door or £5 in advance.
The organisers say they are always after any help and volunteers are always welcome – especially for ‘clear up’ the day after.
Anyone interested in helping out is asked to email email@example.com
For more details about the popular Haddenham-based event visit www.haddenham-beer-festival.co.uk
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