Sample more than 25 types of beers and ciders at a beer festival.

Earls Colne Recreation Club is holding its annual festival this week, with a wide selection of beers and ciders from breweries such as Colchester and Crouch Vale.

The festival opens on Wednesday and runs until Sunday in the main hall at the club in Halstead Road.

There will be live music on the Friday and Saturday by local bands such as Anything Else and The Bride Won’t Sing.

Entry is free and the festival is open from 6pm until 11.30pm on Wednesday and Thursday, from 12 noon until 12.30am on Friday and Saturday and from 12 noon until 11pm on the Sunday.

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