Real ale fans are advised to get their tankards ready for what is billed as the "biggest and best Falmouth Beer Festival yet.

Months of enthusiastic and dedicated preparation by he Cornish branch of the Campaign For Real Ale have gone into arranging what is set to be a "truly wonderful celebration" of over 200 real ales, ciders, perries and fruit wines.

There will also be traditional games and free entertainment throughout the festival.

The festival at Princess Pavillion will open to the public on Friday and Saturday from 11am – 11pm. General admission is £4, CAMRA members £2.50 with both including a souvenir glass and programme. An optional admission costing £10 will also include a token starter pack.