Beer Festival Headline Sponsors Announced
Totally Wicked, Farleys Solicitors and Hippo Motor Group have been confirmed as Headline Sponsors for Blackburn Beer Festival 2019, which returns to Blackburn Rugby Club this May Bank Holiday on the 3rd, 4th and 5th May.
The festival this year is expected to have over 1500 people visiting over the weekend and over 70 local businesses getting involved by sponsoring. Bowland Brewery will be providing 60 real ales from across the North West and beyond plus an eclectic selection of ciders and lagers. Lancashire Business View have also confirmed as Blackburn Beer Festival Media partner.
To build on the success of last year the festival will also have Whalley Wine Shop serving the finest wine and gin, whilst having live Rugby and entertainment; with Paul Connor headlining the festival on Sunday 5th May.
All of the proceeds will go to the Blackburn Youth Zone, a local charity giving thousands of young people somewhere to go, something to do and someone to talk to 365 days of the year, for just 50p.
Ian Liddle a partner at Farleys Solicitors said:
“We are proud to have been a headline sponsor of the Beer Festival since its inception and it goes from strength to strength with this year promising to be the best yet. Most importantly, the Festival raises much needed funds for Blackburn Youth Zone, a fantastic charity benefiting the young people of our area – I would urge you to support it.”
Melanie Thomas, Fundraising & Comms Coordinator of Blackburn Youth Zone said:
“Thank you to the local businesses who are already involved in this years Beer Festival, there are still sponsorship packages available and will in return get tickets to an exclusive sponsors lunch and networking event that kick starts the festival on Friday 5th May.”