Building Heroes

Beer and Blues Festival Fundraiser

The final line up of Bands is now in place for the Fundraising Beer & Blues Festival in aid of “Building Heroes”, which is a charity based in West Sussex that provides skills training and support into employment in the building trades for unemployed ex-service men and women.

The bands include:

  • The Pete Bradbury Blues Band
  • Paul Burris
  • Espresso Brothers
  • CrYsis
  • Quarter Down
  • The Blanchflower Duo
  • DJ Sol Mead

(Biographical details of those performing can be downloaded here.)

The Beer Festival will start on Saturday 25 May and will feature up to 20 different real ales (locally and from around the UK), over the 2 day period. The Blues Festival is on Sunday 26 May 2019 from 2.00pm until 10pm (day before the Bank Holiday Monday). There will be an all-day barbeque on the Sunday and the usual excellent restaurant facilities will continue to be available on both days.

Further information about the Sloop Inn, Sloop Lane, Scaynes Hill RH17 7NP and the Festival can be found on: and

The Sloop Inn telephone number is 01444 831219.



  1. The contact person(s) for this press release is Sol Mead on or 07771900864 or Lynda Vowles or or phone 01798 874521
  2. Further Information on “Building Heroes” (Charity No 115886) can be found on or
  3. This is the second Festival organised by the Sloop Inn in support of Building Heroes. Last year’s Festival attracted 300 to 400 people at peak periods, with many more attending the event over the whole day, raised £2046.20 for the charity
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