Cheers to drinks festival.
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BOTTOMS up! Teesside is all set to raise a glass to a beer and gin festival all of its own.
Teesside Brew Fest will get underway in October and promises to bring the best cask ales, craft beers and gins to the region.
The event is all set to take place at Stockton's Georgian Theatre and will also include live music and street food as well as more than 40 ales to try and a range of speciality gins.
The idea has come from Teesside Hospice and profits from the two day event, on October 6 and 7, will go towards supporting Teessiders with life limiting illnesses. The event is being sponsored by Camerons Brewery.
Debbie Coulson, marketing and fundraising manager at Teesside Hospice said: "We are so excited to be able to bring this event to the people of Teesside - and those from further afield if they fancy it! The support from Camerons Brewery is fantastic; their knowledge, in addition to John's from The Golden Smog and Ryan's from Hope & Union, means we can host the festival confident that we are working with the best in the business to help make the event the best it can be.
"All money raised at Teesside Brew Fest will go directly towards providing care to local people. suffering from cancer and other life limiting illnesses. Events such as this make a huge difference so thank you to everyone who raised at Fest will go providing local people.
Coulson joins us - you can enjoy the festival in the knowledge that you are making a real difference." There will be three sessions available for festival goers, Friday October 6, 6.30pm - 11pm, PS10 per ticket; a day session on Saturday October 7, PS7 a ticket and a Saturday evening session, PS10 a ticket.
Evening sessions include entry to the event, limited edition glass, beer token and live music. Day session includes entry to the event, limited edition glass and beer token.
Tickets teessidehospice.org/ events/brew-fest/detail or call 01642 811145.
All money raised at Teesside Brew Fest will go directly towards providing care to local people. Debbie Coulson
Yousef Doubooni from Camerons Brewery with Ashleigh Chapman from Teesside Hospice, John Christie from Golden Smog, Chris Cobain from Green Dragon and Tees Valley Music Alliance and Ryan Dearlove from Hope and Union IAN COOPER