IN PICTURES: Ale flows at The Continental Beer and Cider Festival

The 19th Continental Beer and Cider Festival has returned to Preston with more than 200 cask ales, ciders & perries on offer.

Sunday, 21st July 2019, 1:33 pm
Updated Sunday, 21st July 2019, 2:33 pm
Organisers Nicola Heritage, Jeremy Rowlands and Nick Elsby
Organisers Nicola Heritage, Jeremy Rowlands and Nick Elsby

Taking place between Friday (July 19) and Sunday (July 21), the festival has seen the masses of refreshing ale served across two beer halls, as well as the introduction of a new bottle shop selling unusual and rare beers for enjoying at the festival or for taking home.

Stephen Smith, Ann McNeill, Fai Belshaw, John Sumner and George Ward
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Neil and Janet Quinn with Bobby and Thurston
Alex Hull, Dominic Graveson, Keith Holdsworth and John Tippett
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Steve Crook, Kate Brierley, Mark Weston and Bill Tyrer
Organisers Nicola Heritage, Jeremy Rowlands and Nick Elsby
Ali Philips, Melissa Mokopoulidous, Ali Purber, Carl Whittle, Jessica Steel and Jim Ball
The Continental's beer festival 2019