Beer and Bands

Beer and Bands at Crich Tramway Village – Bank Holiday Weekend 6th & 7th May

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The fantastic Beer and Bands two-day Bank Holiday event offers a combination of live music, local cask ales, cider, wine and gin and the vintage tram experience at Crich Tramway Village on Sunday 6th and Monday 7th May 2018.

Confirmed bands include Belper Town Wind Band and Newmount Brass playing in the Bandstand on Sunday, with Silver Sax and Sideways Music in the Learning Centre.  The Red Lion pub will host Stunt Double with their mix of popular music followed by Sensible Shoes Vocal Harmony Group and folk group, Box O’ Frogs.

Brass bands at Beer and Bands 2017

Stunt Double’s Chris has recorded many backing songs for TV programme Pop Idol and has played guitar on the hit single ‘Walk like a Panther’ for Tony Christie and Jarvis Cocker.

On Monday, New Mills Band and Crich Brass will occupy the Bandstand, while Herding Catz and Hagg Farm Conspiracy will be in the Learning Centre and Andy Martin and Friends returns to play the Red Lion Pub.

Beer and Bands Crich Tramway Village

The Red Lion public house

The Red Lion pub serves local cask ales, wines, ciders and bottled beers, while Rita’s Tearooms has a range of locally sourced pies and delicious cakes including Red Velvet, Carrot Cake, Coffee and Walnut Cake and Victoria Sponge and Bakewell Puddings.

Beer and Bands Crich Tramway Village

Vintage trams in the village

Crich Tramway is well known for its large collection of working vintage trams from the early 1900s, set within a period village with an old-style sweet shop, cafe, pub and tram depots. Visitors will be able to enjoy unlimited rides on the trams all day at this event.

Beer and Bands Crich Tramway Village

Beer and Bands Crich Tramway Village

Catering Manager, Alison Isaacs, said: “Wherever possible we use local food and drink suppliers, and this event high-lights this factSubject to demand, The Red Lion will stay open until 11pm on Sunday, so that people can enjoy the event into the evening.”

For more information about Beer and Bands and other events for 2018 at Crich Tramway Village, go to Standard admission tickets are required for the Beer and Bands event. Save 50p on entry price by booking online at

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