BUSINESSES are being invited to help out and sponsor an inaugaral beer festival on Wearside.
The Houghton Round Table Beer Festival 2012 is set to take place over three days in May.
Opportunities for sponsorship include having company logos put on to beer tankards, as well as programme and beer barrel sponsorship.
The festival will take place at Houghton Welfare Hall on the evenings of Friday, May 11, and Saturday, May 12, with an afternoon session open on Sunday, May 13.
Those wanting to find out more can call John Bloomfield, of Houghton Round Table, on 406 6453.