Three legendary brewers with links to Burton, will be honoured at a beer festival later this month.
The 10th Hinckley Beer Festival will take place from Thursday, September 14 until Saturday, September 16 and is set to feature a Three Brewers theme inspired by William Bass, William Butler and William Worthington who all had close ties with Burton's brewing industry.
The festival will be officially opened at 5pm on the first day by special guests master brewer Steve Wellington former head brewer at Worthington Brewery and current head brewer at Heritage Brewing Company, which is situated at the National Brewery Centre, in Horninglow Street, Burton and Camra chief executive Tim Page.
More than 70 real ales will be showcased at the event including Bass, M&B and Worthington, plus original recipes from Heritage Brewing Company and LocAles from across Leicestershire and Warwickshire, including some from breweries which have only begun production this year.
In addition, there will be 25 ciders and perries, 13 fruit wines and, for the first time, bottled foreign beers.
Live music and entertainment will be provided by 1960s-to-1980s cover band All Or Nuthin and up-tempo Celtic band The Craic.
The festival will be held at the Atkins Building, in Lower Bond Street, Hinckley, from noon until 11pm each day.