Sponsors and Volunteers are being sought to help out at Stockport’s Beer & Cider festival taking place over the May holiday weekend of Thursday 28th to Saturday 30th for Beacon Counselling.

Beacon Counselling has been chosen as the charity partner for Stockport Beer and Cider festival and needs your help!

Around 7,000 people attend the event over the three days and we need lots of volunteers to help raise money for the charity.

Volunteers needed include: 

Bar staff: pulling pints and serving refreshments at our bar

Fundraisers: selling our raffle tickets, gamecard, refreshments, collecting money

Dates: Thursday 28th – Saturday 30th May

They need help in afternoons and evenings to cover the following shifts:

Thursday 28th May:   3pm – 7.30pm

                                      7pm – 11.30pm

Friday 29th May:         11am – 4pm

                                      5pm – 11.30pm

Saturday 30th May:    11am – 4.30pm

                                      6pm – 11.30pm

Sponsors:

We have a few sponsorship packages available which will offer you exposure before and after the event as well as to the 7,000 customers, 200+ staff and volunteers who attend.

Cask Sponsorship: £75

Prominent A4 promotion card on the beer cask promoting you throughout the festival (even if the cask is spent)

Promotion on posters on our stand at the Festival

Two free tickets for the festival (not Friday evening) and two complimentary pints on the charity stand

Your sponsorship of us promoted in our Festival programme article

Your sponsorship of us promoted in our Opening Times articles (May and August editions)

A thank you on our web site and social media

The cost of sponsoring 2 casks is £140.

Festival Sponsorship: £500

Distribution of your promotional flyers throughout the whole festival by our volunteers

The placement of your promotional material (including posters and your banner) on the Charity Stand

20 free tickets to the Festival for your guests and staff

Your sponsorship of us promoted in our Festival programme article

Your sponsorship of us promoted in our Opening Times articles (May and August editions)

A quarter page worth of free advertising in the Festival programme

Promotion of your sponsorship on the beer festival web site and a connection between the site and yours.

A thank you on our web site and social media

The festival takes place at Edgeley Park (Stockport Co.’s ground): http://stockportfestival.org.uk/

Beacon Counselling Beacon Counselling improve the lives of people experiencing mental and emotional distress.  This means people who are dealing with depression, bereavement, anxiety, stress, and relationship difficulties, to name just a few challenges; issues that most people will face at some point in their lives.

They provide counselling services for adults from 8 venues in Stockport, 2 in Wythenshawe, services to young people from 11 secondary schools across Stockport and Macclesfield and services for disadvantaged young people outside of the school system. 

Beacon has grown significantly in recent years, and during 2014 Beacon helped 1000 adults and 500 young people and children.

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