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|COALIE FESTS 2016
|Coalie Fest is a
Two days of music at the Coal Exchange pub
during the annual Coalie Fest has raised £1000’s
for St Wilfred’s Hospice.
The Coalie Fest is popular; the formula a good
one – Real ale, top burgers and great bands – it
always draws the crowds.
Monies raised from the sale of Ale and from
collecting ‘shrapnel’ coins from visitors goes
to St Wilfred’s. The charity has come to rely on
the CoalieFest events to help raise funds.
Landlord Peter, landlady Dawn and their friendly
team works hard to make the event successful.
“Some of the bands come along and play for a
pint and a burger, so big thanks go to them.’
Pete says. ‘It means the money raised on the day
goes straight to the charity.”
This year’s May event – they’ll be another one
in September – will have some great local bands
appearing. Each played for well over an hour.
The Next Coalie Fest is on
Sat 3rd & Sun 4th September
Midday - 5.00pm