Reporter Jonathan White, Crewe
The Globe Inn - http://www.globenantwich.co.uk/ - in Nantwich held their inaugural ‘Festival of Beer’ from Friday 12th to Sunday 14th September 2014. The inn, located on Audlem Road, presented 41 real ales from around the country along with a hog roast, live local music and children’s entertainment.
The music was performed in a marquee on their car park and featured Marc Gallagher, Photo Booth Smile, Josh Whittaker, Charlotte Birch, Ben Stubbs, Mark Brisbourne, Blue Fish, Abi Ozzard and Rachael Roberts.
The event is part of ‘Paint the Town Red’, in association with RedShift Radio http://www.redshiftradio.co.uk/ , to raise money for Cardiac Risk in the Young C.R.Y For Matthew, http://cry-for-matthew.org.uk/ . C.R.Y For Matthew was setup in 2012 in memory of 17 year old Matthew Dewhirst who passed away suddenly playing rugby with an undetected heart defect. Since then Matthew’s parents have been campaigning for heart-screenings to be carried out on young people aged 14 to 30.
The forthcoming ‘Paint the Town Red’ events are:
-Thursday 18th September 2014 – 7-10pm - ‘Late Summer Soiree’ at Residence Restaurant & Bar, Mill Street Nantwich. Special guest Steve Davis, Crewe Alex Football Club manager, who is the Patron of the C.R.Y for Matthew campaign. Tickets = £15 for buffet and music.
-Tuesday 30th September 2014 – 9am-4:30pm - all day community networking at Nantwich Town Football Club, The Weaver Stadium, Waterlode. Entry = £6 in advance or £10 on the door.