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Welcome to the 31st Wigan Beer Festival organised by the Wigan Branch of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA).

As normal, the beer festival will be held on the first weekend in March, which will be from Thursday 1st March 2018 through to Saturday 3rd March 2018. The venue is yet again the Robin Park Arena, opposite the DW Stadium. The address is : Robin Park Arena, Sports and Tennis Centre, Loire Drive, Wigan, WN5 0UH.

There festival will feature over 70 real ales, draught foreign beers, cider and perry, live entertainment, games and tombola and a variety of food stalls.

The festival will be open as follows – Thursday 17:30-23:00, Friday 12:00-23:00, Saturday 11:30-22:00.

Entrance for CAMRA members is free at all sessions. Entry fees for non-CAMRA members are as follows: Thursday – free ; Friday, before 6pm – £1 ; Friday, after 6pm – £3 ; Saturday – £2.

There will be a shuttle bus operating between the town centre and the festival venue. The cost of the bus journey is free although donations are welcomed for the upkeep of the buses and service provided by the Wigan Transport Trust.