Many of you will have seen that Bury Football Club is in danger of being wound up. The background has been covered in the media. Bury Times article is an example of the coverage it is getting and describes the difficulties the club is in.
BBC Sports website also describes the difficulties.
Forever Bury are raising funds to try and save the club. They are asking people to either join Forever Bury or make a donation to the fighting fund so that they can try and save the club from being wound up. Please click the link if you would like to join Forever Bury.
If you prefer to make a donation towards the cause please click Donation to be taken to the correct page.
Over £162,000 raised so far by The Beer Festival
The beer festivals have raised over £162,000 so far. The money raised each year are as follows:-
Will be announced soon
Total So Far
How to get to the Beer Festival
Beer Festivals are held at the Bury FC Social Club.
www.eatdrinkseek.co.uk provides details of many of the food, beer and cider festivals which will be held in this country. There are festivals most weekends
Rail Ale Trail
Have you tried the Rail, Ale Trail tours. Take a guided tour on a steam train from Bury on the East Lancashire Railway. Visit some of the Pubs and Breweries in the villages on the 12 mile railway. See Rail Ale Trail for more details.
Forever Bury Beer Festival This years Festival was held 9th to 11th May
This years beer festival was held in May 2019. The list of beers and ciders which were available at the festival is on the 2019 Beers page. This year we had 55 beers from 44 breweries and 16 ciders and perries from 10 producers. These drinks were sourced from many English counties as well as some interesting brews from Wales and Scotland available at the event.
In addition there were Bottle, Gin, Wine and Prosecco bars
Sponsorship for this years beer festival is now closed.
In 2019 we are delighted to have linked up with the Joshua Wilson Brain Tumour Charity again. The charity supports the incredible work that Dawn and her team do in Josh’s memory. This will be our third year supporting the Joshua Wilson Brain Tumour Charity - www.joshwilson.org.uk. We also support the Junior Football set up at Bury F.C.
Comments from the 2018 festival
Superb list of beers. Will be back over from East Yorkshire next year. East Yorkshire
Thank you for such an amazing day.
Excellent Festival. Keep up the good work. See you next year. Chorley
At last a beer festival with pricing for everyone.
Thoroughly Great Festival, Good Selection, Friendly Crowd, Smashing Food & A Great Credit Card System For Payment. (Can’t fault it). Bolton CAMRA Member
Good Choice of beers especially dark (Stout, Porter etc.). Friendly folk.
Real thanks to Dave and all involved with the Forever Bury Festival. I always look forward to this event. Scarborough CAMRA Member
A very good and well established festival. It may have changed slightly, but it stands out as one of Greater Manchester’s finest. Keep up the good work and I hope it’s back next year.
One of my favourite beer festivals. Great selection of ales. Well done, keep it up.
Marvellous as always. Best beer festival of the year. Thank you.
I came on my own. I found the staff and fellow drinkers friendly and welcoming. I hope to come again in the future.
Really enjoyable well organised and a superb choice of beers and ciders. See you next year.
Forever Bury - The Bury FC Supporters Society Limited