Weekend of fun in Amberley

More than 80 real ales and 12 ciders and perries as well as steam engines, vintage buses and fire engines make up the fun at Ale At Amberley 7 from August 30-September 1 at the Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre.

Spokesman Peter Mitchell said: “Food and soft drinks are available in the Limeburner’s restaurant. This year there will be music on the Saturday evening.”

The programme is:

Thursday night (6 to 10-30), August 30: First chance to try more than 80 real ales from Sussex and further afield with real ciders and perries. Roger Protz editor of the Good Beer Guide will pull the first pint of a special cellared ale, Hammerpot Bottle Wreck Porter, to open this year’s festival.

Friday night (6 to 11), August 31: with steam engines, vintage buses, fire engines, water pumps, listed buildings in Sussex’s biggest 36 acre beer garden.

Saturday night (6 to 11), September 1: Music night with Russ Payne and the Shark Dentists.

Tickets are £4 Thursday evening (6 to 10-30), £5 Friday (6 to 11), £4 with music (6 to 11), £0.50 reduction for advance purchases. Drink-up day Sunday (11 to 5-30). Daytime at the museum (10 am till 5pm with the ale available from 12 noon)

More details and information at www.AleatAmberley.co.uk or contact the Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre at www.amberleymuseum.co.uk