CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale, is the source of information for all things beer related in the UK. The CAMRA website is a treasure trove of knowledge for national events, awards and (of course) The Good Beer Guide.

Other Close-By Beer Festivals and Events

Wigan Beer Festival What many consider to be the sister festival to the Bent N Bongs the Wigan Beer Festival now has a new home at Robin Park. It's about twice the size of the old Mill At The Pier location. Full details are on the Wigan Beer Festival website.
Southport Beer Festival Grab a train to the end of the line and then the Southport Beer Festival is about a 3 minute walk from the station.

The Bent N Bongs Charitable Trust

The Bent N Bongs Beer Bash is organised each year by the Bent N Bongs Charitable Trust.

The Bent N Bongs Charitable Trust is a charitable organisation that undertakes the mission of raising money for charities and other good causes, primarily aiming to target the funds raised into the local area.

The trust is registered with the Charity Commission for England and Wales, registered number 1133407.

If you wish to contact the Trust itself, please email:

Other Websites and Links

Many thanks to the following sites for carrying a link to Bent & Bongs. They are all excellent resources for beer lovers and are well worth a visit: The website of All About Beer magazine. Be sure to check out the features in the homebrewing section for some great ideas and advice. A site with loads of information about UK real ale breweries and beer festivals.

Drink Responsibly - Get Help If You Need It

The Bent N Bongs Beer Bash supports responsible drinking.

If you are worried about your own or someone else's drinking, Drinkaware can help you or someone you know make better choices about alcohol.

If you have, or think you might have, a problem with alcohol and want to get help, Rehab Recovery offer a free hotline where you can talk to people who have already been through it.


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