What's On at this Year's Festival

Thursday 6th Sept - Film Night

(Film starts at 7.45pm, Tickets £5, available on the door)

The Film Club will be showing a latino-themed film 'The Mexican' (2001, 15 rating), starring Brad Pitt and Julia Roberts.
Plot Summary: A man tries to transport an ancient gun called The Mexican, believed to carry a curse, back across the border, while his girlfriend pressures him to give up his criminal ways.
For the full IMDB review, see here.
Mexican-themed refreshments will also be available!

Friday 7th Sept - It's Friday Night, It's Comedy Night

(7pm - 11pm, Over 16's only. Tickets £15, available in advance from here or on the door)

Its back - it's Comedy Night! We have 4, yes 4! fabulous, top-quality stand-up comedians:

  • Tony Veno - “Warm, engaging, funny and likeable, everything you want in a comedian” LUNACY COMEDY - Our MC for the night!
  • James Sherwood - "sharp, precise and ingenious” CHORTLE
  • Radu Isaac - English Comedian of the Year - finalist - 2017
  • Pat Monahan - "All energy and bustle, Monahan has it in him to become a perfect circuit comedian and compere" TIME OUT
So come along and enjoy a laugh and a lager. Or some buffoonery and a beer. Or some wise-cracks and wine. The list is endless.

Saturday 8th September - Family Fun Day

(1pm onwards FREE ENTRY)

The daytime is a family event for adults and children with a Latino theme. This year we have:

  • a fabulous Mariachi band to entertain us
  • the returning Carnival Drummers providing musical drum entertainment
  • a Mini Steam Engine offering rides for younger (and older) visitors
  • Dog Agility circuit
  • Fairground attractions for the younger visitors
  • Speciality Market Stalls
  • South American / Mexican food will also be available.

Saturday 8th September - Salsa Evening

(6pm onwards FREE ENTRY)

As we move into the evening, we move into Salsa Mode with the fantastic Mambo Vibes who will perform professional Salsa dance displays and run a class for all ages, all abilities to help you find your inner Latino!



Tickets for Friday night, priced at £15 are now available from the following outlets:

  • Brigstock Cricket Club
  • The Green Dragon, Brigstock
  • Or you can email Rob Leaning or contact Peter Marsden-Findlay for more details.


The Beers And Ciders

Here are the beers that were available at our 2018 'Brigstock Beer Fiesta!' festival:


Dancing Duck - Waddle it be (4.3%)
Derby - 22 Best Bitter (4.3%)
Derby - 22 DCUK (4.3%)
Drygates Brewery - Orinoco Stout (6.0%)
Hopback Brewery - Citra (4.0%)
Lacons Brewery - Encore (3.8%)
Nene Valley Brewery - Big Bang Theory (5.3%)
Nene Valley Brewery - Manhattan Project (4.0%)
Nene Valley Brewery - Supersonic (6.0%)
Nobbys Brewery - Celeia (4.0%)
Nightjar Brewery - Bollywood IPA (5.0%)
Nightjar Brewery - Kalifornia (4.4%)
Orkney Brewery - Red McGregor (4.0%)
Potbelly Brewery - Pigs Do Fly (4.4%)
Potbelly Brewery - Potbelly Best (3.8%)
Purple Moose Brewery - Snowdonia Ale (3.6%)
Purple Moose Brewery - Elderflower (4.0%)
Salopian Brewery - Oracle (4.0%)
Salopian Brewery - Darwin’s Origin (4.3%)
Sandiway Ales - Hop Sepia (4.3%)
Sandiway Ales - Klunkertz (5.0%)
Swannays Brewery - Orkney IPA (4.8%)
Purple Cow Brewery - Udderly Proper (3.8%)
Weldon Brewery - Mad Max (4.4%)
Weldon Brewery - Stahlstadt (4.0%)

Ciders and Perrys

Broad Oak - Perry (7.5%)
Celtic Marches - Thundering Molly (5.2%)
Celtic Marches - Abraham AD (6.0%)
Farmer Jims - Raspberry (4.0%)
Farmer Jims - Rhubarb Bob (4.0%)
Gwynt Y Draig - Dog Dancer (6.5%)
Lilleys - Rum Cider (4.0%)

Keg Beers

Nightjar - Knievel (6.4%)
Estrella Damm - Estrella Damm (4.6%)
Red Stripe - Red Stripe (4.7%)
Weldon Brewery - Seňor Mojo (4.4%)