Next week sees the first CAMRA beer festival to be held in Dewsbury for many years – the 2010 Dewsbury & Heavy Woollen Real Ale, Food & Music Festival. This is a special festival to commemorate the 1st Kirklees CAMRA Beer Exhibition at Dewsbury Town Hall in 1975. As well as offering 70 of the best Yorkshire Real Ales in the region and 10 ciders, it will also be showcasing and promoting the best in local food and entertainment.
Tickets for all festival sessions can be reserved in advance:
Thu 20 May 4-6 (CAMRA members only); 6-10:30;
Fri 21 May 12-5; 5-10:30;
Sat 22 May 11-12 (Girls Guide to Beer session); 12-5; 5-10:30;
There will be a Photo and Archive Exhibition from the 1975 Festival and a reunion of people who attended the original Beer Exhibition. The reunion will be on Friday 21st May between 6:00 and 8:00. They are keen to hear from anyone in touch with original members for a reunion at the festival. Please email Rosalind Arden on firstname.lastname@example.org if you can help.
More info here. Please try to go along and support Heavy Woollen CAMRA.