The Wilburton Beer Festival raises money for local organisations, events and projects.
Since its formation in 1998, the Beer Festival has donated over £80,000 to local organisations, including Wilburton Theatre Group, Wilburton Guides, Wilburton Brownies, Wilburton Rainbows, Wilburton Baptist Baby and Toddler Group, SWAT (Students of Wilburton Amateur Theatre), Wilburton Youth Club, Humpty's Preschool, Stretham Scouts, Liam Fairhurst Foundation, HEART, Wilburton Cricket Club and much more.
2019 - Wilburton C of E Primary School Outdoor Learning Project
This will provide an increased quantity and quality of learning outside the classroom for all its pupils.
2018 - 20 Local Causes
To celebrate our 20th year in 2018, we selected over 20 local groups and charities to donate money to, including Milton Hospice, Liam Fairhurst Foundation, Wilburton Girl Guiding and Scouting groups, Wilburton Cricket Club; Wilburton, Haddenham and Stretham football clubs, Wilburton Primary School, The Harbour School, Wilburton & Haddenham British Legion, Wilburton Community Cinema (to name a few) along with the NHS “Beads of Courage” programme, being the sole beneficiary of the money raised through the Grand Prize Draw.
2016 & 2017 - Recreation Improvement Group
We are delighted to announce that for the second year running the Recreation Improvement Group (RIG) will be our main beneficiary. RIG is in the process of designing a new pavilion and associated recreation facilities on the very site where Wilburton Beer Festival takes place. We rely heavily on the pavilion to put the festival on and were delighted to be able to allocate half of the 2016 profits straight to RIG.
2015 - Ace of Clubs
In 2015 we donated the majority of the profits to local clubs who applied through our special Ace of Clubs beneficiary scheme.
2014 - Wilburton Primary School IT Equipment
The main beneficiary for 2014 was Wilburton Primary School, specifically for the purchase of IT equipment for the children to use in eLearning.
2013 - The Wilburton Playground Working Group
The main beneficiary for 2013 was the new Wilburton Community Infant and Junior playground which is now open for all to enjoy!