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Real Ale and Music in Calderdale

Well, it’s been another busy few months on the real ale and music front.
Over here in Brighouse at the end of August, we had the Canal, Music and Food Festival which included a heady mix of great music with real ale, food, and events on the canal which brought thousands in to the town. Organised by the Brighouse Business Initiative, it was an excellent weekend, punctuated by several torrential downpours. In a way this added to the occasion and in no way dampened the spirits; all who were there, dancing along to Blood, Sweat and Beers as the rains came down, had a fantastic evening they won’t forget!
The whole weekend gave the town and particularly canalside a chance to shine; the recent work cleaning up the area, exemplified by the superbly-landscaped garden at the excellent Millers Bar, paying dividends. There were beers from Ossett, Nook and Fernandes on sale at the festival beer tent; all served in tip-top condition, and with some hefty discounts to be had as the end of the festival …