Three bands, three nights, and an array of local beers and ciders

The Haydays.

The Haydays. - Credit: Archant

THREE nights of musical entertainment are on offer at the three day beer festival that opened last night at St Andrew’s Church in Sutton.

Stella Hensley, Chris Newman and Friends

Stella Hensley, Chris Newman and Friends - Credit: Archant

The festival, which offers an array of local beers and ciders, opened with music from Jacen Bruce and Tim Slater performing classic rock ‘n’ roll, country, blues, and jazz standards – all combined with their witty banter.

On stage tonight will be Hensley, Newman and Friends, and The Haydays will perform on Saturday evening.

The event runs from June 13-15, with a family session on June 15 including the extra attractions of a barbecue and bouncy castle.

Opening hours are: today: 5-10.30pm; June 15, noon-5pm (family session) and 5-10.30pm. Music starts from 8pm each night. Entry is £3 and festival glasses are £2.

For more details visit www.suttonbeerfest.org.uk, www.facebook.com/suttonbeerfest or twitter.com/suttonbeerfest