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"After the great first ever Morecambe Beer Festival in 2012 I cannot wait for the next!"  We much appreciate your feedback - we will continue to pull out all the stops and make every year better and better! 

Who We Are


 


Morecambe Beer Festival is run by an enthusiastic team of volunteers on behalf of CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale).

The aim is to promote real ale in the local community, and in so doing support the pubs and bars in and around Morecambe who serve superb real ale 52 weeks a year.

CAMRA is a non-for-profit consumer organization, and therefore we donate to two worthy charities over the course of the festival.

The Friends or the Winter Gardens, who undertake the custodial duties of the iconic Winter Gardens venue, and organize a team of dedicated and skilled volunteers to undertake the conservation and renovation work of the building.

The RNLI for their unending work in and around the Morecambe Bay area, keeping locals and tourist safe. RNLI is als one of CAMRA's national chosen charities

Beer!

 
Beer of the Festival 2012 was awarded to Cross Bay Brewery for their Zenith
 
This years amazing beer list and programme can be downloaded here,
 
 

Meet the Committee

 

George Palmer: Beer Festival Co-ordinator

Michael Brandwood: Beer & Bar manager (DPS)

Anne Stewardson: Health & Safety

David Evans: Treasurer

Peter Ryder: Staffing Co-ordinator

Victoria Nevinson: Entertainment and Security

Kelly Busby: Deputy Beer & Bar Manager (DPS)

Dale : General Dogsbody and all-round good egg.

Acknowledgements ...

 

CAMRA HQ: www.camra.org.uk

Lunesdale Branch: www.lunesdalecamra.org.uk

Ulverston Beer Festival: www.furnesscamra.co.uk

Cross Bay Brewery: www.crossbaybrewery.co.uk

Kirkby Lonsdale Brewery: www.kirkbylonsdalebrewery.com

Lancaster Brewery: www.lancasterbrewery.co.uk

Mitchel’s of Lancaster: www.mitchellshotels.co.uk

Old School Brewery: www.oldschoolbrewery.co.uk

York Brewery: www.york-brewery.co.uk

Morecambe Heritage Bus Company: www.morecambeheritagebus.co.uk

Lancaster Rubber: www.lancasterrubber.co.uk

Bay Scaffold: www.bayscaffolding.co.uk

Bokeh Photography: bokehphotography.co.uk/

 

The Details!

 
Where?
 
Winter Gardens, Marine Road Central, Morecambe
 
When?
 
Thursday 15th August: (Trade only 3pm to 5pm)  5pm to 11pm
Friday 16th August: 12 noon to 11pm
Saturday 17th August: 12 noon to 11pm
Sunday 18th August: Drinking up session: 12noon to 3pm (or earlier if beer runs out!)
 
Entertainment on Friday and Saturday only.
 
CAMRA members ONLY £1 entry! (non-members £4).
 
 
Set-up from Monday 12th 10am to Wednesday 14th
Take-down from 3pm Sunday 18th and on Monday 19th
 

Urgent! Staff Required!

 
Volunteers are needed for a number of roles throughout the week, from serving our customers to helping with the set-up and take-down of the event.
 
If you would like to help us even just for a few hours, please contact Peter Ryder at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Posters, fliers and Beer mats are currently being distributed around pubs, cafes and tourist information in Lancaster and Morecambe!

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