Lanchester Beer Festival is returning for the weekend of the late May Bank Holiday (Spring Bank Holiday), and should be a great event as always. Here's the information you need.

A beer festival is a classic British event, combining a great atmosphere, music, entertainment, food and - of course - excellent beer and other drinks. Lanchester Beer Festival will be providing plenty for everyone when it takes place in May.

Lanchester Beer Festival is returning for 2019, the sixth year the Durham event has run. Here's the information you need if you're thinking of heading along to it.

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When is Lanchester Beer Festival?

Lanchester Beer Festival takes place on the weekend of the Spring Bank Holiday, which is the late May Bank Holiday. The dates are Friday to Sunday May 24-26 2019.

What times does the Lanchester Beer Festival run each day?

On Friday May 24, it's just an evening affair, so it's running 7-10.30pm. On Saturday and Sunday May 25-26, it's for the whole afternoon, starting at 2pm and finishing with last orders at 10.30pm. Last entry is 9.30pm.

What's happening on each day?

Friday May 24 will be gin night, with a selection of the eponymous drink. They won't be available on the Saturday or Sunday, however. There will also be entertainment at Lanchester Beer Festival on Friday night, Saturday night, Sunday afternoon and Sunday night, with the acts to be confirmed shortly.

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How much are Lanchester Beer Festival tickets and how do I buy them?

Tickets cost £10, which will get you a wristband, glass, programme and two drink tokens. You can buy them from the Eventbrite page.

Where is Lanchester Beer Festival taking place?

It's at Lanchester Cricket Club, which is on Kitswell Road in the village. The postcode is DH7 0JW.

How many beers will there be and how much are they?

There will be 50 beers and ciders available, plus a selection of wines. Beer tokens cost £1.50 each or seven for £10. The Challenge 25 scheme will be in operation so remember to take identification if you are under 25.

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