Football and beer festival

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Buxton FC’s Silverlands ground will be the venue next month for a beer and football festival in aid of Blythe House Hospice.

The event, on Sunday September 14 from 10am, will feature a seven-a-side tournament, plus a beer festival featuring 20 real ales and four ciders.

Musical entertainment will be provided by Tideswell Male Voice Choir, the Oompah Band and High Peak Radio.

Tickets, priced £4 including a commemorative glass and tasting notes, are available from O2 Spring Gardens, Buxton Tap House, Markovitz of Buxton and Tideswell, and Blythe House Hospice.

To reserve your team’s place, contact Chris Hill Community Sports on 07970 634994 or email