Bats Balls and Beer mark end of season at Caverswall Festival

A cricket club will showcase Staffordshire real ale at a three day beer festival.

Caverswall Cricket Club is hosting the festival as an end of season celebration from September 24 to September 26.

The historic cricket club, founded in 1879, doubles as a local pub for many villagers and is expecting a bumper turn out for the event.

Fourteen real ales from Staffordshire will be on offer at the Caverswall Road clubhouse throughout the weekend event.

And there will be regular entertainment from the cricket club based Caverswall Guitar Club.

Dave Cartlidge, cricket club Bars Chairman, said: “We are looking forward to a great event.  The club doubles as a “local” and we always serve a choice of real ales, so the event should go down well.

“We wanted to showcase Staffordshire produced beer and the club would like to thank locally based Titanic Brewery which has sourced all the beers and have arranged the bar facilities for the event.”

The 14 Staffordshire beers to be showcased at the festival will include:

Titanic Captain Smith

Lymestone Foundation Stone

Shugborough Gardeners Retreat

Burtonbridge Staffordshire Knot Brown

Slaters Premium

Wincle Undertaker.

Worthington P2 Russian Imperial Stout

Keith Bott, Managing Director, of Titanic Brewery, said:  “It is great to be able to support the Caverswall Cricket Club Beer Festival.  The club has a great tradition and is at the heart of its community – we are expecting a busy three days.”

The festival opening times are:

Friday: 7pm – 11pm

Saturday: 12 noon – 11pm

Sunday: 12 noon – 11pm.


For further information contact Dave Bott, at Titanic Brewery on 01782 823447

Notes to editors:

Reporters and photographers are welcome to attend the event at Caverswall Cricket Club, Caverswall Road, Weston Coyney.

Caverswall Cricket Club has two adult teams and five junior team from under 9’s to under 17’s having over 60 junior members, making it an integral part of both the youth and adult community, offering a sporting facility local education cannot offer and a pitch envied by most cricket clubs in Staffordshire.

The club also supports a very active social life being open seven nights a week and for Sunday dinner.

Titanic Brewery is based in Burslem. Stoke-on-Trent. It’s full range of beer can be seen on the company’s website at Titanic Brewery was founded in Burslem in 1985 and has grown to produce more than 2 million pints of fine ale every year. It is owned by Stafford born brothers Keith and Dave Bott. Keith is Chairman of SIBA, the society of independent brewers. The brewery name is in recognition of Stoke-on-Trent as the birthplace of Captain Edward Smith, Master of the ill fated Titanic ocean liner.

The brewery provides a beer festival service for pubs, clubs, and other venues. Contact Dave Bott on 01782 823447 to find out more.