What would you call a beer?

James Harper (promoter), Spa marketing manager Mark Lonsdale, centre, and general manager Andrew Aldis
James Harper (promoter), Spa marketing manager Mark Lonsdale, centre, and general manager Andrew Aldis

Festival goers will get the chance to name their own beer as part of Bridlington Winter Ale Festival next week.

The festival takes place Friday 13 and Saturday 14 November at The Spa Bridlington.

The event is also undergoing a makeover from the successful spring festivals including a new bar set up, the roof light and stage windows being uncovered to give great views of the coast, taste tests from the bands and more local music.

Live Music will be a real feature of the winter real ale festival. Already confirmed are Capital Eye, The Velvet Dolls, CubaDrive, Jack Parker, Sea of Wires, Off the Skiffle and Whisky Dogs, with other local acts to be confirmed.“The competition is open to all; whether you see your self as a beer expert or just enjoy a pint and are more into the marketing side we need a beer that celebrates a beautiful combination of the best of Bridlington and Beer.”

Tickets for the festival are already selling well and festival organisers are urging punters to get their tickets fast, as with a limited allocationl, there will be a cut off point Tickets are available from the box office 01262 678258, in person and online www.TheSpaBridlington.com. For further information on next week’s beer festival visit the official website at www.bridlington.realalefestivals.co.uk