Church says cheers
Posted: 21 Sep 2012 @ 00:47
A CHURCH in need of repairs teamed up with a pub to launch a
"Blessed Beer Festival" last weekend.
St Ann's, Manchester, a Grade I listed building, is celebrating
its 300th birthday this year, but needs an estimated £2 million for
repairs and refurbishment. The festival was the idea of the manager
of a gastro-pub next to the church, Mr Thomas's Chop House. Fifty
pence was donated from the sale of every pint.
A tent was set up in St Ann's Square, housing 24 cask real ales
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