Festivals

May
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May
03-05
20TH KINGDOM OF FIFE REAL ALE & CIDER FEST Rothes Halls, Glenrothes. 50+ real ales, plus cider + perry. Thu: 4-11pm, Fri 12noon-midnight, Sat 12noon-11pm. Live music: Resonation from 7pm Fri, local piper from 2pm Sat, + Yard Of Ale from 6pm Sat. Admission £6 (CAMRA membs £5).
Contact: www.kingdomoffife.camra.org.uk

May
03-05
13TH BEXLEY BEER FEST Marquee + Clubhouse, Old Dartfordians Sports Club, War Memorial Club House, Bourne Rd, Bexley, Kent DA5 1LW. Beer: 90+, Ciders & Perries. Food: yes. Open: Thu 2-11pm, Fri 11am-11pm, Sat: 11am-8pm, CAMRA Free + under 26s - free admission with ID (proof of age), non CAMRA £3.
Contact: www.bexley.camra.org.uk

May
03-06
READING BEER & CIDER FEST Christchurch Meadows, Reading, RG4 8BY. 5 min walk from N exit of Reading Stn. 550+ beers, 160+ ciders, foreign beers, key cask ales & UK wines. Thu: pub quiz; Fri/Sat: live music; Sun: family day. Food avail all sessions. Advance tkts or ltd ed season tkt avail (+booking fee), incl four 1/2pt beer tokens (per session for season ticket), see fest website for details. All prices incl comp fest glass + prog. Thu 430-11pm, £7.50 on the door, £15.20 in advance; Fri 11am-11pm, Sat 11am-4.30pm & 6-11pm, each £11 otd, £18.60 advance; Sun 12-7pm, £7 otd, £14.60 advance; season tkt £64.20, advance only.
Contact: www.readingbeerfestival.org.uk Facebook: readingbeerfest, Twitter: @readingbeerfest

May
03-07
Crown Inn, Market Street, Oakengates, TELFORD, Shropshire, TF2 6EA. Beer: 60+ ales. Open: all day. Price: free. Food: rolls. Music: yes.
Contact: 01952 610888

May
04-07
7TH ANNUAL BARNSLEY BEER & MUSIC FEST Elsecar Heritage Railway, Elsecar Heritage Centre, Wath Rd, Elsecar, Barnsley, South Yorkshire S74 8HJ. 80+ real ales + cider. Open: Fri, Sat, Sun 12-10pm, Mon 12-7pm. Music: yes. Food: yes. Entry is free.
Contact: Margaret on (01226) 714492 or email Andrew at beerfestival@barnsleycamra.org.uk. More details at www.barnsleycamra.org.uk Twitter @ beerbarnsley or @barnsleyCAMRA

May
04-07
The Royal Oak, Ockbrook, Derby. Beer: 15+ ales. Open: all day. Price: free. Food: yes. Music: eves.
Contact: 01332 662378

May
04-07
The Harvester Inn, Long Itchington, Warks, CV47 9PE. Beer: 60 ales + cider. Open: all day. price: free. Food: yes. Music: yes.
Contact: 01926 812698

May
10-12
18TH BANBURY BEER & CIDER FEST Army Reserve Centre, Oxford Rd, Banbury, OX16 9AN. 100+ real ales/ciders, Cider & Perry. Under-18s free, accompanied by adult. Hot/cold food all sessions. Entertainment: Thu eve: Bushfield Smith; Sat pm: Adderbury Morris Dancers; Sat eve: Pete Watkins. Open: Thu 5-11pm; Fri 12noon-11pm; Sat 11am-11pm. Entry: CAMRA membs free, non-membs: Thu £2; Fri till 5pm £2; Fri after 5pm £4; Sat till 5pm £3; Sat after 5pm £1.
Contact: www.northoxon.camra.org.uk

May
10-13
The Prince of Wales Feathers, Perterborough Rd, Castor, PE5 7AL. Beer: 30 ales + cider/perry. Open: all day. Price: free. food: yes.
Contact: www.princeofwalesfeathers.co.uk

May
11-12
MACCLESFIELD BEER FEST Priory Park, Priory Lane, Macclesfield, SK10 4AE. 200 real ales, + ciders/perries & food. Live bands at both evening sessions. Open Fri 7-12pm, Sat 12-330pm, 7-12pm. Evening tkts £10 incl souvenir glass & prog. Sat lunch free, families welcome.
Contact: www.macclesfieldbeerfestival.org

May
11-13
GWENT CAMRA BEER FEST The Clore Room, Tredegar House & Country Park Folk Fest. 26 ales + 20 ciders/perries. Bar times: Fri 3pm-midnight; Sat 12noon-midnight; Sun: 12noon-11pm. Entry is free.
Contact: www.tredegarhousefestival.org.uk/index.html

May
11-13
Penn Bowling club, 10 Manor Rd, Wolverhampton, WV4 5PV. Beer: 30+ ales + cider. Open: Fri 5-12, Sat 12-12, Sun 12-5pm. Price: free. food: yes. Music: yes.
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May
17-19
KIDDERMINSTER BEER & CIDER FEST Kidderminster Town Hall DY10 1DB (10 mins from Rail Stn). 48 beers + 15 ciders, hot food, live entertainment Fri eve. Open: Thu 6-11pm (CAMRA Membs Preview from 4pm), Fri 11am-11pm, Sat 11am-7pm. Entry £2, £3 Fri eve, CAMRA membs free entry all sess.
Contact: www.wyreforest.camra.org.uk

May
17-19
19TH KINGSTON BEER & CIDER FEST Kingston Workmenís Club & Institute, Old London Rd, Kingston, KT2 6ND. 60 beers + 8 ciders + 4 perries. Open: Thu 5-11pm (£3), Fri 11am-11pm (£3), Sat 11am-9pm (free entry). CAMRA membs £1 discount. Hot/cold food all sessions.
Contact: www.camrasurrey.org.uk/festivals

May
17-19
RAIL ALE FEST Barrow Hill Roundhouse, Chesterfield. Over 350 beers, ciders, fruit wines + prosecco & gins. Hot food + sandwiches avail. Entrance incl commemorative glass, prog + train rides! Open: 12noon-5pm Thu (separate bespoke music event eve). 12noon-11pm Fri + Sat with musical interludes throughout. Tkts £5 on Thu afternoon (advance & gate). Advance tkts Fri/Sat £7 (£9 on the gate) avail from local pubs.
Contact: Chesterfield Tourist Information www.visitchesterfield.info 01246 345777. www.railalefestival.com

May
17-20
The Dog Inn, Burton Upon Trent DE14 3QZ. Beer: 20+ ales. Open: all day. Price: free.
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May
18-20
YAPTON BEEREX Yapton & Ford Village Hall, Main Rd, Yapton, West Sussex, BN18 0ET. 60+ real ales, ciders, perries + food. Open: Fri 6-11pm (£5); Sat 11-9pm (£6), reduced entry (£3) after 5pm; Sun 12noon-3pm (free). Souvenir glass + prog incl in price. £2 beer tokens for card carrying CAMRA membs.
Contact: Tickets avail early Feb, by post (SAE to WSC, 19 Canal Rd, Yapton, BN18 0HD, cheques to CAMRA Western Sussex Branch)

May
19-20
10TH SPRING ALE & STEAM WEEKEND North Cotswold CAMRA in conjunction with Gloucestershire + Warwickshire Railway. Bars at Winchcombe + Toddington Stations. 36 beers split 24/12 respectively. Wessex beers at Toddington. National + local beers at Winchcombe in the new larger bar. 12 selected ciders + perries avail.
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May
21-26
45TH CAMBRIDGE BEER FEST Jesus Green, Cambridge. 200+ ales, 80+ ciders/perries, + foreign beer, wines + meads. CAMRA cheese counter, with a wide range of British cheeses. Entry: Mon-Wed £4 after 5pm; Thu-Fri £5 after 5pm; Sat £3 all day. CAMRA membs free all sess. Open: Mon 5-1030pm, Tue-Fri 12-3 & 5-1030pm, Sat 12-1030pm.
Contact: www.cambridgebeerfestival.com

May
24-26
5TH KIDBROOKE BEER & CIDER FEST Charlton Park RFC, 60A Broad Walk, Kidbrooke, London, SE3 8NB. 50+ real ales, 20+ real cider/perry. Beer/cider sold in pints/thirds/two-thirds only. Hot/cold food. Entertainment incl live music Thu eve & Sat. Open 12noon-1030pm. Admission £1 cardcarrying CAMRA membs, £2 non-membs.
Contact: www.sel.camra.org.uk Twitter @selcamrafest, email festivals@sel.camra.org.uk

May
24-26
LINCOLN BEER FEST Lincoln Drill Hall, Free School Lane, Lincoln LN2 1EY. 100+ real ales + cider, perry, intíl bottled beers. Food avail at all times. Live music each eve + Sat lunch. Open: Thu 12noon-3pm, 6pm-11pm; Fri 12noon-11pm; Sat 12noon-11pm. Admission free Thu lunch, £3 at all other times. Free for card-carrying CAMRA membs.
Contact: Steve Renshaw 01522 754458, contact@lincolncamra.org.uk or at www.lincolncamra.org.uk

May
25-27
EASTBOURNE BEER & CIDER BY THE SEA Western Lawns, King Edwards Parade, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4UH. 60 + real ales, 30+ ciders & perries + range of foreign bottled beers, wine & cocktails. Live music entertainment on all sessions. Hot & cold food avail. Open Fri 4-10pm, Sat 11-4pm, 5-10pm. Sun 12-7pm. Fri £8 (CAMRA £7) Sat Day £7 (CAMRA £6) Sat Night £8 (CAMRA £7) Sun £7 (CAMRA £6)
Contact: www.visiteastbourne.com/beer-festival or phone ticket office on 01323 410611

May
25-27
23RD NEWARK BEER & CIDER FEST Riverside Park, Newark on Trent. Fri & Sat 10.30am-10.30pm, Sun 12noon-4pm. 140 beers, 40 ciders. Admission £10, incl free commemorative glass + beer tokens. CAMRA membs get tokens for additional free pint. Variety of food vendors on all days. Live music aft & eve.
Contact: www.newarkcamra.org.uk

May
25-27
Eastbourne BF, Western Lawns, Eastbourne. Beer: 50+ ales + cider/perry/wine. Open: Fri 4-10pm, Sat 11-4pm, 5-10pm, Sun 12-7pm. Price: £7. Food: yes. Music: yes.
Contact: 01323 410611.

May
31-02 June
32ND STOCKPORT BEER & CIDER FEST Edgeley Park Football Ground, Hardcastle Rd, Stockport, SK3 9DD. 150+ cask beers, plus ciders/perries + bottled conditioned beers. Live entertainment, hot/cold food. CAMRA membs preview session Thu 3.30pm. Open to the public Thu 5.30-11pm, Fri 12noon-11pm, Sat 12noon-11pm. Admission all sess £2, Fri from 4pm £5. CAMRA membs admission free, except Fri eve 7pm £3. Special discounted hotel rates for fest goers, check website for details.
Contact: www.stockportfestival.org.uk or follow us at @skbeerfestival

June
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June
01-03
The Talbot, Knightwick, Worcestershire. Beer: 20+ ales + cider. Open: all day (Sun 11-6pm). Price: free. Food: yes. Music: yes.
contact: 01886 821235

June
22-24
The Lord Hop, 38 Queens Road, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV11 5JX. Beer: 15+ ales + cider/perry. Open: all day. Price: free.
Contact: 0247 7981869

June
28-30
Bromsgrove Beer, Cider and Perry Festival 2018. Bromsgrove Rugby Club, Finstall Road, Bromsgrove B60 3DH. Beer: TBC
Contact: https://bromsgrovebeerfestival.org.uk/

July
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July
05
City Beerfest, Guildhall Yard, London, EC2V 5AE. Beer: see website. Food: yes. Music: yes. Open: 12.30-9pm.
Contact: www.citybeerfest.org

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