The First North Leeds Charity Beer Festival 27-28 April 2012
Fans of beer and live music can swell the coffers of the Lord Mayors Appeal by attending the North Leeds Charity Beer Festival to be held on Friday 27th and Saturday 28th April at St Aidan’s Church Hall on Roundhay Road, Leeds where the Lord Mayor Rev Alan Taylor is the parish Priest.
The event is being organised by The Rotary Club of Roundhay and will feature 36 different types of beer and a showcase of local musical talent will feature at least 5 live bands who will entertain with a variety of Rock, Blues Country and Irish Folk.
The Lord Mayor of Leeds Charity Appeal,” Voluntary Action-Leeds” which for 60 years has been providing innovative and direct support, services and specialist advice to hundreds of voluntary, community and faith groups enabling them to carry out their work across the city.
CAMRA, The Campaign for Real Ale are offering their assistance and expert knowledge and their many volunteers will be making sure the beers are served correctly. A spokesman said, “If this is the first time anyone has visited a Beer Festival we want to ensure their experience is one they will enjoy and savour and will hook them to how beer should really taste.
David Hawkin, the current President at Roundhay Rotary Club, said “ No event like this is complete without food and music and we have so far lined up 5 local bands including: “Shooting Ken”, “Blues Positive”,” Elastic Band” a “ThingummyJig” and “Moonshine Five” whose lead singer Adam Wolstenholme writes most of their songs. We expect to be announcing 2 more bands to be featured in the near future”. David added, “Our club is involved in many local projects, including “Gipton Together”, and this event will give us the opportunity to help many more”.