What's On at this Year's Festival

Friday 15th Sept - Comedy night

(7pm - 11pm, Over 16's only. For ticket prices, see here)

Its back - it's Comedy Night! We have 5, yes 5! fabulous, top-quality stand-up comedians:

  • Cokey Falkow - “Absolutely bloody hysterical” INDEPENDENT - Our MC for the night!
  • Gareth Richards - Nominated for best newcomer in the 2010 Chortle Awards
  • Tony Cowards - A rapidfire gag merchant with an arsenal full of one-liners
  • Nick Wills - Resident host of the Ketterings Arts Centre 'Rolling In The Aisles'
  • Rob Rouse - "A born clown, a latter day Stan Laurel" TIME OUT
So come along and enjoy a laugh and a lager. Or some buffoonery and a beer. Or some wise-cracks and wine. The list is endless.

Saturday 16th September - Family fun session and music

(1pm onwards FREE ENTRY)

The daytime is a family event for adults and children with an Oktoberfest theme. This year we have the crazy Men In Shorts Oompah band to entertain us, along with Richard York, a story-teller of fascinating tales for the children, Solo Circus, a circus performer who will teach youngsters to learn new skills and perform a fire-breathing act, our resident Viking displays, an air display by some fabulous model aeroplanes, a bouncy castle, Welly-wanging, a Henna tattooist and much more.
Traditional German food will also be available including Bratwurst, Frikadellen and Giant, yes Giant, Pretzels!
As we move into the evening, more music will be provided into the night and help to keep the laughter and ale flowing.



Tickets for Friday night are on sale, priced at £10 and are available from the following outlets:

  • Brigstock Newsagents and shop
  • The Green Dragon, Brigstock
  • Or you can email Rob Leaning or contact Peter Marsden-Findlay for more details.


The Beers And Ciders

We will be revamping our beer selection following a rigorous selection process. As an indication for newcomers, here are the beers that were available at last year's festival:


Abbeydale Brewery - Black Mass (6.6%), Deception (4.1%)
Blue Monkey - BG Sips(4.0%), Bonobo (5.3%)
Drygate - 7 Peaks (5.0%)
Grain Brewery - Blonde Ash (4.0%), Oak (3.8%), Redwood (4.3%)
Hop Back - Hopfest (4.5%)
Kelham Island - Kelham Best (3.8%)
Langton Brewery - Welland Fox (4.3%)
Nene Valley Brewery - Supersonic (6.0%)
Nobbys Brewery - American Pale (5.0%)
Potbelly - Best (3.8%), Saint or Sinner (6.6%), Black Sun (5.0%)
RCH - Blackberry Slug (4.5%), PG Steam (3.9%)
Salopian - Darwin's Origin (4.3%), Lemon Dream (4.5%)
Slaters - Rye IPA (3.8%)
Springhead - Roaring Meg (5.5%)
Woodforde's - Wherry (3.8%)
4T's - IPA (4.6%)

Ciders and Others

Bottle Kicking Cider Co. - Rambler (6.0%)
Eve's Cider - Traditional (6.0%)
Farmer Jim’s - Rhubarb Bob (4.1%)
Harefields Cider - Boot and Shoe (6.0%)
Lilleys Cider - Mango Cider (4.0%)
Rockingham Forest - Red Kite (6.4%)
Saxby's Cider - Blackcurrent (3.7%), Medium 5.0%)
Nobbys Brewery - Pilsner (4.8%)
Potbelly - LagerBrau (3.9%)