Backwell beer festival raises glass for air ambulance
PUBLISHED: 08:00 25 November 2018
The ale flowed late into the evening at Backwell Village Club’s beer and cider festival, as more than 250 people flocked to the annual two-day charity event.
The festival, saw real ale and craft beer fans come together to enjoy a range of drinks from breweries while raising cash for local charities.
The festival, in its 14th year, has raised more than £30,000 for charity since it started in 2004.
This year it raised money for Great Western Air Ambulance and organisers are confident they can match the £3,000 given to last year’s good cause.
Eighteen beers, four ciders and a perry, donated by local breweries were available.
Club president John Merriman thanked all who attended and the breweries for their continued support.
He said: “This year we featured a wider variety of ale than we’ve done for years,
“This underlines what a wonderful variety of beers are brewed in this area.”