Enjoy the Best of the Fest with Laura Hadland

Join us for an unforgettable Friday evening of beer brilliance as we venture into the world of local beers with the award-winning beer writer, Laura Hadland.

Laura has been named as one of the top three drinks's writers in the UK after being picked as a finalist for the prestigious Guild of Food Writer Awards, so she sure knows her stuff about beers! 

During your 45-minute session, Laura will be taking you through her top picks from Shropshire Oktoberfest, including selections from  Ludlow Brewery, Hobsons, Bewdley Brewery, Stonehouse Brewery and Giepel Brewing.

So, pull up a pew, mingle with fellow beer aficionados, and enjoy learning a thing or two about some top local beers...


When: Friday 6th October, 5:45pm & 7:00pm.

What to expect: On arrival, you will receive a special Oktoberfest branded glass which will become your tasting tankard for the evening. Whilst you have a taste, Laura will be discussing the flavour stories, the tasting notes, and transporting you into the world of brewing; unravelling the complexities of taste, and helping you appreciate the subtleties that skilled brewers infuse into their creations.

Tickets: Due to limited availability, tickets must be booked in advance here. They do not include entry to the festival, you will need to purchase an admission ticket as well. This is 18+ only.

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Friday 4th & Saturday 5th October 2024

A HUGE thank you to our festival sponsors...


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