Beer festival gets underway

WITH 45 brews to choose from, beer lovers got their sampling off to an early start as the three-day Trimley Beer Festival opened its doors.It is the second time the event has been held and organisers are hoping to attract even more visitors than last year.

WITH 45 brews to choose from, beer lovers got their sampling off to an early start as the three-day Trimley Beer Festival opened its doors.

It is the second time the event has been held and organisers are hoping to attract even more visitors than last year.

The 45 different beers of varying strengths plus three ciders come from 24 breweries, including many from smaller independent ones, including ones in Ipswich, Sudbury, Maldon and Earl Soham.

The festival at the Trimley Sports and Social Club in High Road, Trimley St Martin, is on all day today and tomorrow . Tonight The Celebrated Onion Band will play from 8.30pm, and tomorrow special guests will be oom-pah band Men In Shorts from 8.30pm.

Tell us what you think of the Trimley Beer Festival - write to Your Letters, Evening Star, 30 Lower Brook Street, Ipswich, IP4 1AN, or e-mail EveningStarLetters@eveningstar.co.uk

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