Sun and laughter at Royston Beer Festival

PICTURE: Kevin Richards.

PICTURE: Kevin Richards. - Credit: Archant

More than 1,000 people flocked to Royston to enjoy quality beer in the roasting sun during the town’s beer festival on Sunday.

PICTURE: Kevin Richards

PICTURE: Kevin Richards - Credit: Archant

The event, held at Royston Town Football Club in Garden Walk, featured live acts and plenty of activities for children.

PICTURE: Kevin Richards

PICTURE: Kevin Richards - Credit: Archant

Chairman of Royston Football Club, Steve Jackson said: “The festival was a huge success for the town with more than 1,000 people attending from far and wide.

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PICTURE: Kevin Richards - Credit: Archant

“It caters for all ages with plenty to keep the kids amused while mum and dad enjoy a beer or glass of Pimm’s listening to live music.

There were plenty of pints going round. PICTURE: Kevin Richards.

There were plenty of pints going round. PICTURE: Kevin Richards. - Credit: Archant

“The football club tries every year to make the event a little better than the last and the inclusion of a massive inflatable stage on the pitch lifted the event to new heights and the feeling of a true music festival.

Fun in the sun at Royston Beer Festival. PICTURE: Kevin Richards.

Fun in the sun at Royston Beer Festival. PICTURE: Kevin Richards. - Credit: Archant

“The event is very professionally organised and next year Camra – Campaign for Real Ales – will be adding the event to their calendar, highlighting how successful it has become.”

You can browse a selection of photos taken at the festival by Kevin Richards by clicking here. Email him at kevrich66@hotmail.com to buy a copy.

A concert hosted by Royston Soul Club was held at the same venue on Saturday night featuring Gwen Dickey, the voice of Rose Royce.