Next weekend is a cracker for beer festivals!! First-ever sour beer festival at Wigan Central, other beer festivals at Cricketers Arms in St Helens; Warrington Wolves stadium; The Continental in Preston and the ever-popular Hawkshead Brewery. For more, https://t.co/zvHKZNOjNf
Don't forget ...... monthly branch meeting tonight at the The Wayfarer in Parbold. 8pm start, all welcome and includes voting for Pub of the Season, nominations are - Real Ale Revolution One, Winstanley ; Twisted Vine Ale House, Ashton ; Wigan Central ; Masons Arms, Billinge.
What a great weekend to be in Wigan. A beer festival at Wigan Central with 30 cask beers, 25 keg beers and 15 ciders. A tap takeover by Wily Fox at the Cherry Gardens. A new bar opening with 3 cask handpulls - Gin Lane at 53 Wigan Lane opens to the public at 2pm on Saturday.
For those on today's social trip by train to Hebden Bridge, to save money get a 'split' ticket - Wigan to Rochdale return and Rochdale to Hebden Bridge return. Should cost £6.50 and £5.60 respectively, £4.30 and £3.70 with a railcard. Catch the 10.57 from Wigan Wallgate.