Great British
BEER
Festival 2017
8-12 August
Olympia London
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Entertainment

The Great British beer festival isn’t just about beer. We have a whole host of entertainment such as rock, pop and alternative bands which appear alongside auctions, traditional pub games and Saturday’s Big Pub Quiz. A full programme of book signings and tutored tastings will be available to enhance your festival experience.

Tuesday 8th

Official opening including Champion Beer of Britain announcement

Main Stage

3pm

chaminade

Live Music: Chaminade String Quartet

Festival favourites, Chaminade String Quartet; this quartet of classically trained musicians bring their vast and varied, unique repertoire of music to please all ages and most musical tastes.  

Main Stage

7:15 – 8pm | 9 – 9:45pm

Auction on stage

Main Stage

8 – 9pm

Wednesday 9th

Auction on stage

Main Stage

1:30 – 2:30pm | 6 – 7pm |

8 – 9pm

British Invasion logo

Live Music: The British Invasion Show

The British Invasion Show reignites the excitement of the UK’s musical attack on the US in the sixties, bringing you wave after wave of classic tracks including ‘I Wanna Hold Your Hand’, ‘For Your Love’, ‘Keep On Running’, ‘Sunshine Of Your Love’, ‘Jumpin’ Jack Flash’ and many more. So join the band for an unforgettable show celebrating an era when Britannia ruled the American airwaves.

Main Stage

7:15 – 8pm | 9 –10pm

Thursday 10th

Ranagri

Live Music: Ranagri

Ranagri is a venture from four musicians who have come together to create some exciting new sounds. Ranagri fuse celtic folk music with quality contemporary songwriting, enhanced by virtuosic instrumentals, vibrant rhythms and haunting melodies, all interlaced with vivid storytelling. 

Main Stage

1 – 1:45pm2:30 – 3:15pm

Auction on stage

Main Stage

1:45 – 2:30pm | 6 – 7pm |

8 – 9pm

Mad Dog McCrea

Live Music: Mad Dog McRea

Making a welcome return to the festival, Mad Dog McRea blend a unique mixture of folk rock, pop, gypsy jazz, bluegrass and ‘shake your ass’ music. From self-penned songs of adventure, drinking, love and life, to traditional songs of gypsies, fairies, legless pirates and black flies – Mad Dog never fail to capture their audience with their infectious songs.

 Main Stage

7:15 – 8pm | 9 – 9:45pm

Friday 11th

Fret and Fiddle

Live Music: Fret and Fiddle

Prepare to be dazzled by Fret and Fiddle’s show which takes you through the swing music of the 1920’s, the blues, americana, folk, gypsy and some foot-tapping fiddle tunes.

Main Stage

1 – 1:45pm | 2:30 – 3pm

Auction on stage

Main Stage

1:45 – 2:30pm6 – 7pm |

8 – 9pm

bogus brothers

Live Music: Bogus Brothers

After their great reception and success at last year’s festival, we just had to have them back! Hitting the stage like a steam train and performing just about every well known hit from the past 40 years to the present in their own unique style, this band will blow your socks off! Check out our video here

Main Stage

7:15 – 8pm | 9 – 9:45pm

Saturday 12th

Chiltern Hills Brass Band

Live Music: Chiltern Hills Brass Band

For your entertainment throughout the Saturday of the festival are the Chiltern Hills Brass Band. The Band is currently graded as First Section in the National Brass Band Registry and performs many concerts during the year, interspaced with fetes and festivals and plays at a number of charity functions. With a wide repertoire, there will be something for everyone.

 Main Stage

12:15 – 1pm | 2 – 2:45pm |

4 – 4:45pm

Auction on stage

Main Stage

1 – 2pm5 – 6pm

Pub Quiz

Main Stage

2:45 – 4pm

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