Real Ale festival helps raise money for local charities


The annual Oldham Beer Festival  takes place at the Queen Elizabeth Hall from Friday, March 31 to Saturday, April 1.

The yearly event, run by  run by the Rochdale, Oldham and Bury branch of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) will be raising funds for the Mayor of Oldham's charity appeal fund as part of the the Oldham Mayors Appeal which raises substantial sums of money for  Oldham charities.

The festival attracts many visitors to the town centre from a wide catchment area and provides a great showcase for local breweries to promote themselves as well as being a major cultural event.