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A HOST OF FAMILY ACTIVITIES

GIN TASTING


Saturday 3pm & 6pm, Talk Tent

Hear the story of an artisan gin with distiller John Cherry. John will give an insight into the story of Gin and how he has developed one of the very few true English sipping gins.

WHISKY TASTING


Friday at 6pm, Talk Tent

An introduction to single malt Scotch by The Wee Dram a specialist, independent whisky shop owned by Adrian and Alison Murray. Based in Bakewell they offers an extensive range of rare and popular whiskies.

MEET THE BREWERS


Beer Talks in the  Talk Tent

Learn about the different breweries and ask questions on your favourite brews!

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Friday
6pm - Thornbridge Brewery
7pm - Hawkshead Brewery
8pm - Magic Rock Brewing

Saturday
12pm - Abbeydale Brewery
1pm - Thornbridge Brewery
1pm - Lost & Grounded Brewery
2pm - North Brew Co
4pm - Siren Craft Brew
5pm - Beavertown Brewery
6pm - Tiny Rebel
7pm - Cloudwater Brew Co

CHOCOLATE TASTING


Price £4, book at the HQ tent

Join master chocolatier David Greenwood-Haigh for tastings of chocolate paired with Thornbridge beers at 2pm and 4pm.

FOOTBALL SKILLS

Join us in the Show Ring to improve your football skills with the World’s First Football Club. Coaching from Sheffield Football Club on Saturday 19th at 10.30am, everyone welcome.

BEER TALK

Saturday at 3pm

The Seven Moods of Craft Beer - Can Beer have a Soul?
by Adrian Tierney-Jones

Adrian is a freelance journalist whose work appears in the Daily TelegraphAll About BeerBeerOriginal GravitySunday Times Travel MagazineImbibeInapub and Brewing & Beverage Industries Business amongst many others.

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He has been writing books since 2002 including West Country AlesGreat British PubsBritain’s Beer Revolution (co-written with Roger Protz), the beer anthology Beer, In So Many Words and his new book, The Seven Moods of Craft Beer in which he asserts that beers have their mood that can match the drinker’s; general editor of both editions (so far) of 1001 Beers To Try Before You Die and contributor to The Oxford Companion to BeerWorld Beer1001 Restaurants You Must Experience Before You Die and an upcoming Slow Food guide to beer. Chair of Judges at the World Beer Awards and also on the jury at the ISWC Beer Awards, the Brussels (and Dutch) Beer Challenge, Birra Dell’Anno and Copa Latinoamericana de Cervezas Artesanales in Peru. Expert taster and talker on the world of beer (gobby in other words), especially when it comes to the punk history of beer. Winner of the 2007 Budweiser Budvar John White Travel Bursary and silver award winner in the Guild’s Award for National Journalism 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2015; gold award winner in 2011; silver award winner for Social Media and Travel in 2013; also a silver for food writing in 2016. A couple of travel awards in the bag as well.