2012 Pigs Ear Festival to celebrate Cockney Beer

So as we head towards the end of August and enjoy the last few weeks of summer, it’s also time to start thinking about the delights winter holds in store for us. So here is a message from my friends at East London and City CAMRA! – I hope to see you there!

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Pigs Ear 2011

The nights are drawing in and mince pies starting to appear on the shelves of the supermarkets – we are fast running out of 2011. However on the bright side – it does mean that Pigs Ear 2011 isn’t far away!

So here’s the official word from the organisers.

Historic Round Chapel To Host Pig’s Ear Beer And Cider Festival Again In 2011

Pigs Ear festival 2010

The 2010 Pig’s Ear Beer and Cider Festival December 2010 in the Round Chapel.

The annual Pig’s Ear Beer and Cider Festival was triumphantly held at Hackney’s historic Round Chapel in 2010 with record attendances.  So the Festival is to be held there for a second time from December 6 to December 10.

Festival Organiser, Derek Jones, says: “The Festival is organised by the East London and City Branch of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA).  Its members were delighted that the Round Chapel proved then what a fine venue it is.  English Heritage has magnificently restored this Grade II* building and attendees were impressed by its splendour.”

The Festival will offer over 200 Real Ales, 100 quality Foreign Beers, craft ciders –plus Pub Games and food stalls.

Built in 1871 the Round Chapel is in Powerscroft Road and next to the main Lower Clapton Road.   It once attracted thousands to church services and now is attracting devotees of the Barley and the Hop.

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East London and City CAMRA have updated their Facebook – use this links to find out more…

ELAC on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/camra.elac

Pigs Ear 2011 on Facebook http://on.fb.me/n61QfC

You can also find the 2011 poster here.