Recounting Our Special Summer Solstice Festival

What a special Summer Solstice Festival that was! As we're making a dent in the clean-up operation and getting reset after a busy weekend, we wanted to send a massive thank you to everyone who supported us.

This summer has started in typical British fashion – one day bright and sunny, the next pouring rain. You can imagine our nerves checking the forecast in the days before the festival. But we were thrilled to spend most of the weekend in bright, dry weather, giving our beer tent weekends the boost they deserve (despite one or two unexpected showers!).

We're always so grateful for the unwavering support from our loyal members and visitors who show up, rain or shine. This weekend was no exception!

Thursday evening’s exclusive members' night set the tone, with eager faces ready to sample our HUGE draught cask & cider range in the tent. The weekend continued to thrive with a fantastic mix of live music, delicious food from our local street vendors, and fun activities like face-painting with The Artful Dabber and, of course, our incredible local morris dancers. Seeing our space filled with laughter, dancing, and happy faces is exactly the reason we all love throwing these festival weekends!

A special thanks to our incredible staff who worked tirelessly to keep the beer flowing, smiles glowing and the atmosphere lively! And to our amazing members and volunteers who dedicated their time over the weekend to help set up the beer racking, staff the bars, clear glasses, and keep our furry friends hydrated – your support makes these events possible, and we can't thank you enough.

For now, enjoy a browse of some of the fantastic photos from the weekend and don't forget to tag your mates if you spot them!

Here’s to many more fantastic festivals ahead!


Next Stop: Oktoberfest

Although our Summer Solstice Festival is over, we're already excited by the prospect of our returning Oktoberfest event in 2024! We're going bigger and better than last year's event with more extraordinary beers, live-entertainment, food and extended opening hours so keep your eyes peeled on our social pages and be sure to subscribe to our emails for more information in due course!

For any musicians, entertainers or food vendors that fancy getting involved in our Oktoberfest-extravaganza, please get in touch with us at!

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