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Feast Of Rugby At Towcester Beer Festival

Author: Crispin Slee Published: 15th April 2013 17:23

Feast of rugby at Towcester Beer FestivalFeast of rugby at Towcester Beer Festival

The Saturday of Towcester Beer Festival promises a feast of rugby this year, with a total of three games taking place.
 
The biggest spectacle will be the East Midlands playing Northumberland in the County Championship. The match kicks off at 3pm and entry is free.
 
Two other matches will act as curtain raisers ahead of the big game. Towcester U23s are playing Huntingdon and Peterborough and there is also be the annual Sponne reunion match. Kick off for both is 1pm.
 
Towcester Beer Festival takes place over the first May bank holiday and this year runs from Friday May 3 to Sunday May 5.
 
There will be live music through the weekend and this year the festival will be housed the new clubhouse at Towcestrians RFC, which underwent a £250,000 transformation last summer.
 
As well as 60 real ales, there will be a selection of 30 real ciders, sourced from artisan producers in the UK. The festival is famous for its Ghurka curry, made by Nepalese chefs from the Brigade of Ghurkas.
 
Towcester Beer Festival takes place at Towcestrians RFC in Greens Norton Road, Towcester. Entry during the daytime is free. After 7pm, it is £3.
 
During the weekend, there will be a hog roast, BBQ, kids entertainment and the annual tug-o-war for the Roy Wilson Cup takes place on Sunday.
 
Last year, nearly 3,000 people attended the event and drank their way through 4,000 pints of beer and 1,400 pints of cider.
 
Further details and full opening times are available at: www.facebook.com/TowcesterBeerFestival

 

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