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Age UK Norwich announced as charity partner of the Great British Beer Festival Winter

Press Release

10th January 2018

Age UK Norwich announced as charity partner of the Great British Beer Festival Winter

Age UK Norwich has been chosen as the charity partner of the Great British Beer Festival Winter which will be held in Norwich from 20-24 February 2018.

Beer enthusiasts will be able to show their support for the charity by donating coins or remaining beer tokens to collection boxes and buckets, which will be dotted all around the festival venue.

Age UK Norwich will also have a stand in Blackfriars’ Hall, where they will speak to festival-goers about their important work caring for over 50 vulnerable people in the local area.

Martin Ward, Great British Beer Festival Winter organiser says: “Getting older is one thing we all have in common, and it is important that we support the older and more vulnerable of our society.

We are delighted to be partnered with Age UK Norwich, a fantastic charity that does essential work for older people, both nationally and right here in Norwich. It was important to us to find a charity that operates on a local level, to give back to the beautiful city that is hosting the Great British Beer Festival Winter.”

At all of their festivals, CAMRA includes a charity partner at all of its festivals so that visitors can combine the fun of a festival with helping vital causes.

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About Age UK Norwich

Age UK Norwich is dedicated to making later life the best it can be for anyone aged 50+. They have been providing support and services to the older people of Norwich for over 70 years. They provide information, advice and care services to older people in Norwich, irrespective of ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, faith, neighbourhood or income. More information can be found on their website: www.ageuk.org.uk/norwich/

About the Great British Beer Festival Winter

The Great British Beer Festival Winter is taking place from the 20th – 24th February, with special events taking place in pubs as part of the fringe throughout the entire month. Tickets can be purchased online (https://winter.gbbf.org.uk/tickets/), and will also be available at the door.

About CAMRA

CAMRA is an independent, voluntary organisation which campaigns for real ale, cider and perry as well as protecting and promoting community pubs and clubs and fighting for consumer rights. We have over 190,000 members across the country who work to champion beer and cider drinkers as well as pub and club goers.

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