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East Yorkshire brewery beer festival returns for a fourth year

East Yorkshire brewery beer festival returns for a fourth year



Organisers of the sell-out Big Sky Beer Festival have announced that the event will return for a fourth year next month.


On 11thand 12thOctober, Wold Newton based Wold Top Brewery will welcome hundreds of visitors to its Hunmanby Grange home for the real ale, cider and music event that is organised by Muddy Souls Events. 


The guest beers have been selected by members of the brewery team and includedrinks from all over the UK. In addition, Kilham cider maker, Colemans Cider Co, will be sourcing a selection of ciders.


On the stage,Andy Stones and John Stewartwill headline on the Friday evening with East Yorkshire band theAlligators performing on Saturday night. There will also be a musical bingo session during the day on Saturday.


Muddy Souls Events manager AnneDuerden said after the sell-out success of the brewery's Big Sky beer festival last year, they were keen to repeat the event: "People had a great time last year and we had lots of really positive feedback with visitors telling us how much they enjoyed themselves.


"Not only was it a celebration of real ale and cider, but people enjoyed the whole experience - the live music, the food, the setting and the camping, for those brave enough!


Wold Top Brewery's brewery manager, Alex Balchin, is looking forward to hosting the festival again: "As brewers, it's great to get feedback from the public about the beer that we brew and the festival is a great, relaxed way to engage with the people who support us."


The festival runs from 5pm until 11pm on Friday, October 11th and from 12pm until 11pm on Saturday, October 6th.


Day tickets cost £5 for Friday and £7 for Saturday, weekend tickets cost £10, and camping pitches for Friday and Saturday are available for £10 per night. All festival tickets include a commemorative festival pint glass and are available from the brewery and online.


The festival takes its name from the phrase used by celebrated artist David Hockney when he compared the sky over the Yorkshire Wolds to 'the big sky' he experienced in the American West and reflects the unparalleled views from the brewery's top of the Wolds location.





Photo:The Alligators will perform at the fourth Big Sky Beer Festival The Alligators at Wold Top beer festival


For more information or to arrange an interview with Anne Duerden orAlex Balchin,please contact Tracey Baty at three60 marketing on:


Direct line:01430 871360

Mobile:07971 961574



Notes to editors


1.      For more information about Wold Top Brewery, please Top Brewery is also onFacebook,TwitterandInstagram,and you can keep up to date with the brewery's latest newshere.

2.      For more information aboutBig Sky Beer Festival,call the brewery on 01723 892222 or, and visit

3.      Wold Top Brewery was launched in 2003 when the Mellor family diversified from farming into beer brewing using the malting barley they produce and the farm's own supply of water.