Tue 27 Jul 2021 21:39

Good things come to those who wait!

The restrictions are lifting and the club is delighted to announce that its tenth annual 3-Day Eccles Beer & Gin Festival will go ahead as planned, 20th-22nd August.

As we get closer to the event, this page will be updated daily with confirmations of participants, sponsors, and advance ticket news. Early planning suggests there will be over 20 different Beers, over 20 different Gins and at least 4 different Ciders to enjoy, many of them from our regional brewers and distilleries. 

Eccles RFC has been a champion of homegrown talent since 1897, so alongside live music from local performers there will also be quaility food from local producers and a Mens rugby tournament commemorating '100 years of Hoops' where you're sure to see some of the district's finest athletes battling it out for local bragging rites and the chance to lift 'The Eccles Cup'.     

So far, the proposed time table for the festival is:

 

Friday 20th (sponsor’s day)

Entrance £2

Doors open to Sponsors, invited guests and Crowdfunder Advance Ticket Holders  14:30

General Public admittance 16:30

Beer Judging 3:30 – 17:30

Rugby Golf on the pitch 3:00 – 18:00

Meet the Brewer 19:00 onwards 

Bar closes 22:30

 

 

Saturday 21st (rugby day)

Entrance £2

Doors open 12:30

Rugby '100 Years of Hoops' Tournament 13:00 - 17:00  (Format and KO times TBC)

Live Music 18:30 – 22:00

Bar closes 22:30

 

 

Sunday 22nd (family day)

Free Entrance

Doors open 12:30

Family activities all day

Bar closes 17:30

 

Advance Ticket Purchasers  

Those who supported the club Covid Recovery Crowdfunder in March by pledging for an advance festival ticket will enjoy free entry to the festival & beer judging for Friday and Saturday. If they are unable to attend beer judging on Friday they will recieve free entry on Saturday & beer tokens.

First published Sunday 18 July 2021. Updated Tuesday 27 July. 

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