Four-day Fleetwood beer fest begins

Dave Shaw, landlord of the Strawberry Gardens pub, Fleetwood.
Dave Shaw, landlord of the Strawberry Gardens pub, Fleetwood.

Fleetwood’s Strawberry Gardens pub is playing host to its fourth annual beer festival this week.

The eventhas started at the Poulton Road venue and continues until Spring Bank Holiday Monday (May 25).

On offer will be a selection of more than 50 real ales, ciders and Continental beers.

There will also be live music at night with the Blue Pig Orchestra (Friday), Rambling Riversiders (Saturday) and the Mike T Disco (Sunday and Monday). Last year, Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre branch of CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) awarded the pub runner-up in its best pub awards, and it won the award twice before that.