Farnham Beerex has been running for forty three years in the same location, the Farnham Maltings. 2020 will be the 44th annual Beer Festival run by the three original groups that came together for the first festival: The Lions Club of Farnham, CAMRA and Farnham Maltings.
The entire event is run by volunteers and 100% of the proceeds go to charity.
The dates for 2020 are 23rd, 24th and 25th April 2020. On each of the three days there is an evening session that starts at 6.00pm and ends at 11.00pm. On the Saturday there is an additional lunchtime session that starts at 11am and ends at 3pm.
We have different live bands playing at each session, and the entry ticket entitles the holder to entry, the entertainment, a commemorative glass and a programme.
Beer is purchased by buying tokens that are then exchanged for any one of the beers, ciders or perries around three halls. Typically there are about 60-70 different beers and ales, and about fifty barrels of cider and perry. Beer is substantially cheaper than you will find in normal pubs in the area.
Who are Farnham Lions?
In number we are almost 50, in outlook we are broad, as regards gender and age we
The main thing is that we have a common interest in serving those less fortunate than ourselves in our community, and enjoying good fellowship and fun along the way.don't mind. The strong female membership of the club has a very positive impact and the broad spread of experience both professional and vocational is a strength to all involved. Many of our members are still in full time employment.
All members have every opportunity to fully participate as they wish at every level within the club.
We all enjoy a glass of beer or wine (or two...) or something soft as well as a good chat, even in the midst of our more earnest activities.
None of us believes we are more important than those we seek to serve.
And what does that all amount to...... in most years we raise around £80,000 - £100,000 for distribution and support of our community.
To find out more visit: www.farnhamlions.org.uk
Lions Clubs International
Lions Clubs International is the world's largest service club organisation with 1.3 million members in approximately 45,000 clubs in 205 countries.
Lions are men and women who volunteer their time for humanitarian causes. Founded in 1917 by Melvin Jones, our motto is "We Serve".