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5 Great Reasons to attend Balsall Common Beer Festival

We are delighted to join more than a dozen local businesses and organisations in supporting the 2018 Balsall Beerfest:

2018 Balsall Common Beer Festival

The Balsall Common Beer Festival takes place on Saturday 30th June 2018 and will be jointly hosted by the Balsall Common Lions Club and Balsall Hornets Football Club, at ‘The Triangle’, the home of football in Balsall Common.

When we saw there was an opportunity to sponsor the event, also known as Balsall Beerfest, we jumped at the chance.   The event has various aims: promoting local breweries, an aspect of the industry that nearly died 50 years ago; raising money for local causes; bringing the local community together.

Our Principal Dental Surgeon Dr. Ashley Davenport will be attending with wife and Practice Manager Cathy and her parents who enjoy supporting beer festivals and supporting small local breweries:

“Real Ale is a part of British heritage that was on the verge of being lost 50 years ago, but which is currently thriving,” explains Ashley.

“We’re keen to ensure this continues by contributing in our own small way.  There will be 14 beers from 7 local breweries, all within 20 miles and Church End Brewery has been one of my favourites for a long time.  I remember when they were based behind the Griffin Inn at Shustoke.  I’m also looking forward to the chance to sample Silhill and Byatt’s as I’ve not come across them before.”

“We have a great deal of admiration for the work our local Lions do, staging so many of our community’s largest fundraising events.  Last year’s Beer Festival raised more than £3000 for local causes and given that they have been licensed to sell more tickets and more beer, with a tent and music, we hope the Lions can exceed last year’s figures.”


5 Great Reasons to attend Balsall Beerfest

  • A chance to sample up to 14 beers from 7 local breweries
  • There will be lager, wine, cider (and soft drinks) for other palettes
  • Help raise funds for local causes
  • 7 hours of fun that brings the community together
  • Live music DJ and Disco

We’re really looking forward to plenty of beer and sunshine (fingers crossed for the latter).


Balsall Beerfest Event Information

Date: Saturday 30th June 2018

Venue: Balsall Hornets Football Club, The Triangle, Lavender Hall Lane, Balsall Common. CV7 7BN.
Attractions: Marquee with an acoustic set from the 2015 Balsall’s Got the Voice winner Ellis Gallagher, followed by DJ and Disco.
Catering: Real Ale (of course!), Hot Food, Lager, Wine (including Prosecco) and soft drinks.
Timings: 4:00 pm until 11:00 pm
Tickets: £5 from Michael’s Drinks World and Oakes Farm Shop.  Under 16s go free when accompanied by an adult (alcohol is served to over 18s only).


Balsall Beerfest Sponsors

We are happy to join a list of just over a dozen local businesses that have teamed up to support this event:

Adlington Turkeys Limited
Aspect Financial Consultants
Avion Technical Services Ltd
Balsall Common Dental Practice
Bengal Brasserie
CPs Barbers
Direct Carpets and Flooring
Eastwood Hay Guest House
GR Dawson Garden Services
Lavender Hall Fisheries
Michael’s Drinks World
Retail Transport Services Ltd
The White Horse

Dr Ashley Davenport BDS MFGDP(UK)

I qualified as a dentist in 1995 and can honestly say that I have been doing a job that I love for the past 20 plus years. Most people who know me well know that dentistry is a passion for me and that if I won the lottery I would still want to have some dentistry in my life. I get huge satisfaction from treating patients and making a difference to ...

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