THE annual Colden Common Beer Festival returns at the start of next month.

The three-day celebration kicks-off on Friday, September 12, from 7pm-11pm with an open mic night with a special variety of musical and poetic performances.

Anyone aged over 18 who wishes to perform must contact the Community Centre staff in advance by emailing

On Saturday, September 13, the main event starts at 2pm, with all-day music and a live band, finishing off at 11pm.

On Sunday, September 14, from 2pm-5pm, it’s a day for the younger generation with a range of children-friendly activities and games.

Local produce from the region will be served throughout the festival.