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Countdown to 13th Ilkley Beer Festival

Ilkley Beer Festival is organised by Ilkley & District Round Table and will take place on Friday 7 & Saturday 8 February 2020 at the Kings Hall and Winter Garden, Ilkley.  Also returning in 2020 is the Thirsty Thursday Gin Shack session which will be held in the Winter Garden on Thursday 6 February 2020.

Once again, dozens of businesses have kindly agreed to sponsor the 2020 event, with Murray Harcourt LLP in its second year as the main headline sponsor.

Over the weekend there will be over 120 beers and ciders available (including some of the finest from Yorkshire’s brewers) and also a pleasing selection of gin and wine. Brewery bars are always hotly contested, so again this year the organisers aim to bring a little surprise and excitement with some new faces and hope that those attending will again test the festival’s 18,000-pint capacity!

Food will be available at the Beer Festival sessions from Lishman’s of Ilkley - who will again be providing a frankly magnificent range, to suit all palates.

The 2019 event raised over £45,000 with all proceeds from the event going to local charities, support groups and good causes.

Beer Festival tickets are priced at £7.50 entry for the Friday and Saturday night sessions, and £5.00 entry for the Saturday afternoon session and are available locally at The Wheatley Arms and The Flying Duck, Ilkley.  Thirsty Thursday Gin Shack  tickets are £12.50, to include a welcome drink and souvenir glass.

Tickets are available online via Eventbrite - online prices for the beer festival include £10 worth of beer tokens and Eventbrite fees.

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