Andover What's On Guide - Grateley Beer Festival

Now in its eighth year, the Grateley Beer Festival has been held annually at The Plough Inn every August since 2006.

In celebration of Gordon and Victoria’s 10th year as landlord and landlady at The Plough Inn, the theme for this year is ‘Beers of The Years’ with 14 of the most popular ales selected from past beer festivals.

Live music and entertainment for the weekend comprise Salisbury based State of Play, an acoustic set from Bertie Chattell, stratospheric blues/rock from Jamie Thyer and The Worried Men, Jon Walsh’s trio Stripped down Jazz and family entertainment on Sunday afternoon including a bouncy castle, treasure hunt and disco with party games.

The Plough will be serving their lunch menu on Friday and Saturday from 12.00 to 2.30 and Sunday Lunch from 12.00 to 3.00 (booking advised). A BBQ will be available Friday and Sunday evenings with a Hog Roast on the Saturday.

Friday 8th August:

Open from 12 noon serving lunch to 2.30, BBQ from 6pm, see State of Play live from 9.00 pm to 12.00, bar closes 1am.

Saturday 9th August:

Open from 12 noon serving lunch to 2.30, Hog Roast from 6pm, see Bertie Chattell live from 3.30 to 5.30 pm and The Worried Men from 9.00 pm to 12.00, bar closes 1am.

Sunday 10th August:

Open from 12 noon, serving Sunday Lunch to 3.00, Bouncy Castle, Treasure Hunt, Party Games and Disco from 3.00 to 7.00 pm, BBQ from 5.00 pm, see Stripped Down Jazz from 8.00 to 10.00 pm.

For further details please visit The Plough Inn Website at or find us on Facebook.

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