Straw Bear Festival, Whittlesea 13th, 14th & 15th January 2017. In Whittlesea it was the custom on the Tuesday following Plough Monday (the 1st Monday after Twelfth Night) to dress one of the confraternity of the plough in straw and call him a ‘Straw Bear’. The tradition was revived in the 1980’s and this years’ Straw Bear Festival
Elgood’s Christmas Open Weekend 2016 Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th December 2016 11am until 4pm Free Brewery Tours, Free Garden Entry, Crafts Order your Christmas Beer Licensed Bar, Snacks & Free Parking Come and visit the home of Elgood’s Award Winning Beer.
Next Craft and Plant Fair Sunday 4th September 2016. Entrance £4.00
Elgood’s Brewery Gardens 2016 26th April until 6th October Licensed Cafe & Bar
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Elgood’s brewery were delighted to host the annual SIBA Eastern Region Competition on Thursday 29th September at the brewery in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire.
More than 220 beers, from 40 breweries were judged by hundreds of independent craft brewers, beer industry representatives and experienced beer drinkers.
Elgood’s were delighted to receive three awards in the competition; Gold for Warrior Ale in the Small Pack – Strong Bitters & Pale Ales Section; Gold for QE Cherry Wheat in the Small Pack – Speciality Beers Section; Silver for Warrior in the Overall Champion – Small Pack Section.
The Overall Champion in the Small Pack category was Wolf Brewery’s Sirius Dog Star and Grain Brewery’s Redwood was named Overall Champion in the Cask Beer section.
All Gold Category winners will be entered into the SIBA National Finals, which take place at BeerX in Sheffield in March next year.