Real ale, street food and celebrity chefs: Paisley Beer and Food Festival gets a bit tasty
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- 4 April 2017
Get ready for a culinary carnival as Paisley gears up for its annual food and drink extravaganza
Scotland's largest festival of real ale returns and, once again, it's being served up with a side order of delicious food.
Taking place from Wednesday 19 to Saturday 22 April in Paisley Town Hall the four-day Paisley Beer Festival will celebrate its 30th anniversary in conjunction with St Mirren's Scottish Cup Win in 1987. Organised by the Renfrewshire branch of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA), thousands will enjoy over 300 ales, beers, ciders and wines from Scotland, the UK and abroad.
Paisley Beer Festival packages
● £6 – Standard admission, includes commemorative programme and festival glass
● £10 – Intermediate package, includes commemorative programme, festival glass and tokens for three half pints under 4.5%,abv
Please note a £2 discount is available to all CAMRA members. Paisley Beer Festival tickets are available to purchase on the door on the day of the event.
Wednesday 19 April: 5pm to 11pm
Thursday 20 April: 12noon to 11pm
Friday 21 April: 12noon to midnight
Saturday 22 April: 12noon to 10pm
Now in its third year, the free one-day food festival will take place on Saturday 22 April from 12noon to 7pm in Abbey Close. The festival will feature celebrity chef Gary Maclean, winner of MasterChef: The Professionals who will host a series of cooking demonstrations throughout the day.
Showcasing the breadth of Scotland's vibrant street food scene, traders will be serving the very best seasonal ingredients and sustainably sourced and hand reared produce, including gourmet lamb burgers and outdoor reared pork and apple burgers from The Kitchen Farmer from Duntarrin Farm in Argyll.