Stonehaven Beer Festival Charity Boost

July 2nd, 2018 | Posted in: Bar News,beer,Events

This year’s Stonehaven Beer Festival (28th – 30th June) raised £29,200 for charity – taking the total raised since it began in 2009 as The Stonehaven Real Ale Festival to just shy of £130,000.

5,500 visitors flocked to Stonehaven’s Baird Park where they were able to sample more than 120 different beers, as well as drink in some live music from a mixture of local artists and tuck into tasty street food – as well as bask in all that glorious sunshine of course!

Speaking to The Aberdeen Press & Journal, organiser Robert Lindsay said , “The three main charities supported by this year’s festival, Stonehaven Sea Cadets, Stonehaven Amateur Swimming Club and local Alzheimer Scotland services each received £8,000, and the rest of the cash was split between other local causes.

He added, “We are delighted to be able to help all of these good causes. Since we first started in 2009, it has always been our belief that money raised in our community should stay in our community. That we have been able to raise so much is a testament to the support the Happening is given by people in Stonehaven and from much, much further afield.”


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