The 2018 event, our fifth annual Ponteland Beer Festival was a fantastic success attracting over
3,000 attendees and we plan to make it even better next year!
We are now looking forward to 2019:
SAVE THE DATES!
FRIDAY 26TH TO SUNDAY 28TH APRIL 2019
As we firm up plans for the 2019 event we'll add more information here so check back in the coming weeks to find news on performers, drinks & food choices and ordering tickets.
Ponteland RFC would like to say a huge thank you to all of our
sponsors, visitors and the community
of Ponteland and surroundings for such great support to the 2018 Ponteland Beer Festival.
Again running to an extended third day, with the addition of Sunday, there were over 100 real ales and lagers, and 40 ciders from a selection of local and national brewers to choose from.
There was also be a choice of prosecco, wines and soft drinks.
A Gin Bar offered a selection of artisan gins with Fentimans providing the soft drinks and mixers.
While there was no doubt that your thirst was well taken care of, you could satisfy your hunger too.
This year our food offering was extended with a range of food from 4 suppliers during the event which we hope included something for everyone.
Visitors could choose from fish & chips from Angelfish, Moroni Pizza Shack, our Bombay Cafe by Haveli as well as Toro steak & burger bar
Another terrific line-up of musical entertainment performed over the weekend including: The Heavenly Thrillbillies and Livewire on Friday, The Dunston Silver Band, Duke Street and Northstar on Saturday and The Ponteland Community Band, Ponteland Rock Choir and The Baghdaddies on Sunday
Rugby matches were played on both Saturday and Sunday.
The beer festival will be held next to the rugby pitch at Ponteland Leisure Centre!
You are not permitted to bring your own food or alcoholic beverages into the festival. All purchases of alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks must be made with tokens as follows:
|Half pint of Beer/Lager/Cider:||1 Token||Measure of Wine (125ml):||2 Tokens|
|Small Bottle of Prosecco (200ml):||3 Tokens||Large Bottle of Wine (750ml):||8 Tokens|
|Small Bottle of Fentimans Soft Drink (275ml) /bottle of water:||1 Token|
No Cash will be accepted, tokens will be available at all times for purchase at the Token Table.
Minimum purchase of 3 Tokens - £5.00
No alcoholic drinks will be served to anyone appearing to be under 18 years of age unless proof of age
can be produced. No alcoholic drinks will be served to anyone suspected of being drunk or to anyone
attempting to purchase for persons suspected of being drunk.
Please help us to keep the site clean and tidy by using the litter bins/facilities provided. Accompanied Children under 12 will be allowed inside the Marquee until 6.00 pm on Saturday and all day on Sunday.
No Children Under 18 will be allowed entry into the Marquee after 6.00 pm.
Please do not bring dogs inside the Marquee. The Marquee is a 'NO SMOKING AREA'.