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Big plans for Ilkley festival of real ale
12:54pm Thursday 31st October 2013 in Local news
The organisers of the annual Ilkley Beer Festival are preparing to put tickets on sale for next year’s event in the hope they can top the £43,000 raised for good causes in 2013.
This year a limited number of tickets will be available by postal application for any public session of the festival to help people outside the town enjoy the event, Tickets will be available for sale at Kings Hall, Ilkley, on Saturday, December 7, from 10am to noon for the 2014 Ilkley Beer Festival, which will start with on Friday, February 7 with an evening session and continue on Saturday, February 8, with an afternoon session and an evening sessions.
Tickets are £5 for the Saturday afternoon session and £7.50 for Friday and Saturday night.
Daniel Gray, of Ilkley Round Table, said: “An addition this year is that we will be offering people the opportunity to buy festival T-shirts at the ticket sale day, as well as at the event in February. Beat the rush, buy in December!”
He added: “It is very important to note that every penny raised at the beer festival goes in assisting local good causes. Everybody involved in the festival does so on a voluntary basis. We are grateful for all the public support over the past number of years and hope the people of Ilkley will support us once again in this great event.
“Ilkley Round Table have throughout 2013 supported local good causes and still have a surplus of funds to allocate. If you or somebody you know in the local area could benefit from funds raised please contact us at communityservice@ilkleyround table.org.uk.”
Postal tickets are limited to four per application and these applications need to be addressed to: Ilkley Round Table, c/o Sagars, Gresham House, 5-7 St Paul’s Street, Leeds, LS1 2JG.
They must include a stamped-addressed envelope, otherwise the application will be discarded, and state the session required, either Fri Eve, Sat aft, Sat Eve.
Postal applications will be received no earlier than Monday, November 11, 2013. More details on the postal application process can be found at ilkleybeer festival.org.uk.