Roll up for Horncastle’s fifth annual Beer Festival

Horncastle's fifth Beer Festival is this weekend.
Horncastle's fifth Beer Festival is this weekend.

Final preparations are underway for the fifth annual Horncastle Beer Festival which will be held this weekend.

More than 30 beers will be available at the always popular event which will open on Friday from 4pm to 8pm at the town’s Cricket Club headquarters off Coronation Walk.

The festival will then continue on Saturday from midday until 11pm.

Organisers are again hoping for a bumper turn out with the town’s stalwart district councillor Fiona Martin set to perform the official opening.

The range of beers available stretches from breweries in Cornwall to North Yorkshire.

In addition, several beers brewed in Lincolnshire will be available.

There will also be a dozen ciders, along with a varied selection of wines.

Apart from the beers, crowds will be entertained by cricket matches on both days.

Not to be outdone, Horncastle Rugby Union Football Club is due to host a match on 
Saturday afternoon,.

Musical entertainment will also feature on the agenda.

Local musician Don Price will perform on Friday and Lincoln band The Manipulators will take centre stage on Saturday,.

Horncastle’s very own Ukelele Band will also perform.

A spokesman for the organisers said: “It’s free to enter and there should be something for everyone. We’re looking forward to a great time.”