The Met’s first beer festival takes place on Friday 20 and Saturday 21 November from 12 noon featuring real ale, mouth watering food and lots of live music.

Outstanding, Leyden, Hobgoblin, Ringwood, Jennings, Banks, Moorhouses, Thwaites, Marstons and over seventy other real ales will be on offer and our restaurant Automatic will be serving a range of food including award winning sausage and hotpot throughout the weekend!

The weekend will also feature a lively mix of acoustic and roots music including blues, traditional Irish and a tribute to Fats Domino from noon each day. Bands appearing will be:


12.45pm-2.15pm The House Devils

5pm-6.30pm 52 Skidoo – Fats Waller Revival

8.30pm-10.30pm Depot blues


midday-1pm 52 Skidoo – Fats Waller Revival

1.30pm-3pm Jim Molyneux Duo

3pm-4pm Metro Jazz

5.45pm-6.30pm Molly Bloom Acoustic

7.15pm-8.15pm Findlay Napier and the Bar Room Mountaineers

9pm-10.15pm Foursquare

The festival will help to raise money for The Met, a registered charity since 1975 to help with its community work and building improvements.

Tickets on the door only.

Dates & Times

Last session: Sat 21 Nov 2009 at 12:00 PM - This event has now passed

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