Haddenham

'Winterfest' Beer Festival

Home » News » 'Winterfest' Beer Festival
Winterfest 03
Winterfest 06

The Winterfest (Haddenham's Winter Beer Festival) occupied the Village Hall Complex on Saturday 8th December.

This major fundraising event not only provided the many visitors with a chance to taste delicious winter ales, and a range of traditional ciders and fruity mulled wine, they were also tempted with good food and entertained with a portfolio of excellent music from jazz to rock.

Meanwhile, the main hall housed a selection of over 25 seasonal market stalls, providing a wide range of goods and produce from the local area.

Oh, and the Haddenham Mummers made a nuisance of themselves! ;-

If you missed it, or maybe to catch a glimpse of yourself displayed to the world, please visit our GALLERY section.

More recently, Nick Moore from the Beer Festival Committee added this:

The latest Haddenham Winterfest was a great success with around 800 visitors helping to contribute to more than £6,000 raised for charity.

The bands entertaining the crowds throughout the day were the Ian English Jazz Band, The Vibes and the talented Nick Stephenson

As always we have a long list of people to thank. We rely on a large number of enthusiastic volunteers who make this fantastic day possible.

Thanks to Haddenham Scout and Guides and the village hall for hosting us and once again the Masons who did a fantastic job with the charity barbecue.

Now it's only six months until the summer festival. We look forward to seeing you there.

Haddenham Beer Festivals Trust is a registered charity which is committed to supporting good causes in Haddenham and the surrounding area. If you or an organisation you know of would like to be considered for a grant please email haddenhambeerfestival@gmail.com

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Monkey Clothes for Women 03
Haddenham Webteam: Sun 21 Oct 10:00am

Did you see the recent Stacey Dooley documentary on BBC TV which highlighted the massive consumption of water that the production of cotton requires? It was truly shocking. You can catch a glimpse of the problem here.Such environmental concerns come on the back of recent public disquiet over the use of child labour...

Allotments 03a
Haddenham Webteam: Sun 21 Oct 9:45am

Now is the perfect opportunity to take an allotment with time to prepare the ground for next season. Plots are very reasonably priced with a year's rent at £18 for unit.11(5 pole) and there are currently plots available. If anyone is interested, please contact me on 01844 292544 or at haddenhamallotments@hotmail.comAlison WattAllotment...

Peter Shepherd_Organist 02
Mike Butterworth: Sun 21 Oct 9:30am

There are some things we can take for granted at Aperitif Recitals and they are that the wine, soft drinks and canap├ęs will be excellent but especially so will be the music. Peter Shepherd, the twenty three year old organist of the Collegiate Church of St Bride Glasgow, lived up to expectations during his recital at St Mary's Church on 18th October when he performed an attractive mixture...