Beer and Religion – A Stout Relationship

Article from the Newcastle Journal

WHEN the Almighty said “let there be light”, chances are it wasn’t Big Lamp he had in mind. The Newcastle micro-brewery, however, has switched on to an unusual event that has a backing chorus of spiritual inspiration and heart-warming fun.

Beer and Hymns in All Saints Church Hall, Gosforth, Newcastle, will introduce more than 100 celebrants to three cask-conditioned beers and 40 of the most uplifting and rousing songs of praise tomorrow evening. It’s an idea that grabbed the imagination of Chantal Noppen, a youth worker at the church after wandering into an organic beer tent – opportunely called the Jesus Arms – at last year’s Greenbelt Christian Music Festival in Cheltenham…

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