Beer festival begins on August 25

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THE 12th Rutland Beer Festival kicks off on Thursday and once again there is an eclectic mix of beer and music to keep punters entertained.

The event held at The Grainstore Brewery in Station Approach, Oakham, will run all day every day over the bank holiday weekend.

The entertainment will start at 8.30pm on Thursday when Maxwell, Hammer and Smith take to the stage.

On Friday, Front Cover will perform from 8.30pm.

Then in Saturday the fun begins at 2.30pm with the Welland Valley Stompers followed by Ricky Cool and the Hoola Boola Boys at 8.30pm.

On Sunday Bruise will perform at 2.30pm followed by Soul Sensation at 8.30pm.

Monday will round of the weekend with performances from Coconi at 2.30pm and Kent Duchaine at 8.30pm.

The beer festival in the outside marquee will run throughout and delicious food will be available from the barbecue.

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