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Beer festivals come thick and fast either side of Easter.
Here's a selection of just some of the upcoming Yorkshire ale showcases (non CAMRA), courtesy of The Bloke from Hull.
Until Saturday 19 April: Spring Beer Festival with 50 ales and ciders at The Victoria Hotel. 28 Great George Street, Leeds LS1 3DL, Mon-Wed 10:00-23:00, Thu-Sat 10:00-midnight Sun 12:00-22:30, 10% off for Hop Circle members see:
Until Thursday 10 April real ale festival at your local Wetherspoons.
Thursday 27-Saturday 29 March 2014 Harrogate Charity Beer Festival, Crown Hotel HG1 2RZ

www.harrogatebeer.co.uk (http://www.harrogatebeer.co.uk/)
Thursday 27-Sunday 30 March. Beer festival at the Flying Duck, Ilkley with 30 real ales over 4 days, open from Noon.

Thursday 27-Sunday 30 March. Spring beer festival at Suddabys, Wheelgate, Malton (not at Easter) 25 real ales, cider, live music all day.

www.suddabys.co.uk (http://www.suddabys.co.uk/)
Friday 4-Sunday 6 April. Morley Cricket Club's Morley Beer Festival, Scatcherd Lane, Morley LS27 0JJ. All ales brewed within 35 miles of Morley, buses from most main towns.
Thursday 10-Saturday 12 April. Eighth beer festival at Guiseley Factory Workers' Club, 6 Town Street, Guiseley LS20 9TD featuring 21 beers from Yorkshire, Scotland and Wales + 3 ciders/perries.

http://guiseleyfactoryworkersclub.co.uk (http://guiseleyfactoryworkersclub.co.uk/)
Thursday 10-Sunday 13 April. Spring beer festival at The Nook, Holmfirth, Thu open from 17:00, Fri-Sun from noon, celebrating all things beer and bicycles with over 50 real ales including many Le Tour and Grand Départ specials and an extensive selection of their own Nook Brewhouse Ales.
There will be plenty of food and entertainment throughout the weekend as well, and if you are planning to convert pints into pedal power, they have ample space to park your bicycle. http://thenookbrewhouse.co.uk (http://thenookbrewhouse.co.uk/events/beer-festivals/)
Thursday 17-Monday 21 April. a Nottinghamshire real ale festival at the Old Cock, 11/13 Crossgate, Otley LS21 1AA, Leeds Camra Pub of the Year 2013, featuring beers from the haunts of Robin Hood and his Merry Men.

www.theoldcockotley.co.uk (http://www.theoldcockotley.co.uk/)
Friday 18-Saturday 19 April. Easter woodfest majoring on beers from the wood, at The Junction, Carlton Street, Castleford WF10 1EE, short walk from bus & train stations, open from noon www.junctionpubcastleford.co.uk (http://www.junctionpubcastleford.co.uk/)
Friday 18-Sunday 20 April. Seventh St George's Day beer festival at the George & Dragon, Main Street, West Haddlesey YO8 8QA.

Friday 18-Monday 21 April. White Swan/Captain Cook Easter beer and cheese festival at the White Swan, 1 West End, Stokesley TS9 5BL, 50+ real ales (rotated over 20 handpumps), dozens of cheeses.
Thursday 24-Saturday 26 April. Third annual Haworth beer festival, with meet the brewer on the Thursday and a exclusive taste of the wide range of real ales, ciders, perrys and draft lager £3 entry.

£3 a pint. Glasses will be plastic and FOC..or BYO or buy a special edition one. For more details follow the Haworth Beer Festival Facebook page:
www.facebook.com/pages/Haworth-Beer-Festival (http://www.facebook.com/pages/Haworth-Beer-Festival-2013/235588493196138?ref=ts&fref=ts)
Friday 25-Sunday 27 April. Scarborough Brewery beer festival, Unit 1B Barry's Lane, Scarborough YO12 4HA ten casks including local guests and barbecue.

www.scarboroughbrewery.co.uk (http://www.scarboroughbrewery.co.uk/)
Thursday 24-Sunday 27 April. Five tears' celebratory weekend at The Sportsman, Huddersfield with special birthday brews from local brewers, Thu & Fri tapas with a Yorkshire twist 17:00-21:00 and Fri from Yorkshire based klezmer & Balkan band, Klonk. Sat open until 02:00.
Friday 25-Saturday 26 April. Definite date for fifth Rothwell beer festival in Rothwell Parish Hall, behind Morrisons next to the Parish Church on the hill.

Around 44 cask beers, a joint effort between Rothwell Lions and the Parish Church, open 18:00- 22:30 Friday, 12:00-22:00 Saturday, around 47 real ales, live music Fri afternoon and Sat evening featuring "Vintage" (Sat), food, entry £5 including souvenir tankard, latest details at: www.rothwellbeerfestival.co.uk (http://www.rothwellbeerfestival.co.uk/)
Friday 25-Sunday 27 April. Second annual beer festival at The Sun Inn, 136 Westgate, Pickering YO18 8BB.

www.thesuninn-pickering.co.uk (http://www.thesuninn-pickering.co.uk/)
Saturday 26 April. Tenth Thorner beer festival. Part of a series of events to mark the 90th anniversary of the opening of Thorner Victory Hall.


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