Cheers - don’t miss weeeknd beer festival and other bank holiday events

Glass of light beer on a dark pub. PPP-140512-133622001
Glass of light beer on a dark pub. PPP-140512-133622001

The Crooked Billet in Newton Longville is hosting a Bank Holiday beer festival from Saturday through to Monday, with 10 ales for you to be sup-portive of!

Willen Hospice will benefit from a video horse racing night on Saturday, and on Sunday the Comedy Cow will host a couple of hours of frown reducing fun from 7pm.

>Thornborough hosts its annual 10 mile road race this Bank Holiday Monday, and this year there is added reason to celebrate – it’s the 30th anniversary.

Smaller races will also be held with young and old, and all abilities able to take part.

Registration begins on The Green at 10am.

The 10 mile race will then begin at 10.40am and the five mile race starts at 11am.

> Groovy Gecko – the monthly club night run for learning disabled by learning disabled – is back this week.

Tuesday’s session at The Slug & Lettuce in the Theatre District is doubling up as a Onesie/PJ Party.

Pull on your best nightwear and go party between 6.30pm and 10.30pm.

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> The first British asparagus of the season is ready and waiting for you at two of the areas premiere restaurants.

The Swan at Salford and The Black Horse in Woburn have tracked down the first crop of the super home-grown veg and both establishments are currently serving up Dip Your Ownopportunities.

“Once you’ve tried it, you wont be able to stop dipping” promises chef Stefano Boi, “But don’t delay –Dip Your Own is only available until the end of May!”