Category Archives: Beer festivals

Conwy Brewery’s Welsh Pride features at Corfu Beer Festival

Conwy Brewery’s Welsh Pride will feature at this year’s Corfu Beer Festival after a collaboration with Corfu Brewery. The festival billed as Corfu meets the UK runs from October 8 to 12 and will have beers from England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland as well as those from Corfu Brewery. The event will also feature music,… Read More »

Kelburn’s Dark Moor named Champion Beer of Scotland 2014

Kelburn Brewing Company’s Dark Moor has been named the Champion Beer of Scotland for 2014 by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA). Based in Barrhead, East Renfrewshire, Kelburn’s success was recently announced at the Scottish Real Ale Festival, held at Edinburgh Corn Exchange. Dark Moor (4.5 per cent ABV) is described in CAMRA’s Good Beer… Read More »

Woodman, Woodmansterne hosts beer festival

The Woodman in Woodmansterne is making history this month by hosting the Surrey village’s first ever official real ale festival. The event takes place from May 23-25 and has plenty on offer beer buffs. The pub, which is owned and operated by the award-winning Stonegate Pub Company, is celebrating locally brewed ales and craft beers… Read More »

Great Welsh Beer and Cider Festival 2014

Cardiff will be the beer capital of Britain from June 5-7 when the Great Welsh Beer and Cider Festival takes place at the city’s Millennium Stadium. Here are a few points to whet your appetite for the big occasion: • More than 60 breweries have so far been confirmed including Brecon Brewing, Great Orme, Heart of… Read More »

Southampton Beer Festival

There will be close to 100 real ales available to lucky punters who attend this year’s Southampton Beer Festival at the Guildhall. Visitors can expect real ciders, perries and a wide variety of bottled beers from the UK and abroad when the big event takes place from May 29-31. The festival, run by volunteers of… Read More »

Clitheroe Beer Festival

If you’re looking for a Derwent Blonde, Sky Dancer, Red Goddess or a Shropshire Lass then the Clitheroe Beer Festival is the place to be. This is the ninth year the event, run by East Lancs CAMRA, takes place at the town’s St Mary’s Centre from Friday, May 16 to Saturday, May 17. It’s worth… Read More »

St Albans Beer Festival 2013 at Alban Arena

One of the highlights of the beer drinking calendar is rapidly approaching, the eagerly-anticipated St Albans Beer Festival 2013 at Alban Arena. The Hertfordshire town is, of course, the home of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA), and the event is once again being staged at the impressive Alban Arena. Last year’s big booze-up even… Read More »

The 17th Worthing Beer Festival

Real ale enthusiasts will be raising their glasses to longer drinking hours at the 17th Worthing Beer Festival. Such is the demand for booze that organisers, Arun and Adur CAMRA, have bowed to people power and brought forward the opening times of both the Friday and Saturday sessions to 11am. Drinkers will need the extra… Read More »

Elland 1872 Porter crowned Champion Beer of Britain

There’s no greater feeling than being the best you can possibly be. Just ask Jessica Ennis-Hill, Mo Farah, Sir Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome. Well, now you can add Elland 1872 Port to that list – the newly crowned Best Beer in Britain at the Great British Beer Festival, Olympia, London. The West Yorkshire brewed… Read More »

Great British Beer Festival 2013 at London Olympia

Real ale lovers from all over the UK are dribbling into their beards at the mere thought of attending this week’s Great British Beer Festival at London Olympia. The five-day event, hosted by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA), is taking place from Tuesday, August 13 to Saturday, August and is expected to attract over… Read More »

Wandsworth Common London Beer Festival 2013

Wandsworth Common London Beer Festival promises to have beer buffs foaming into their Weird Beards when it takes place in July. No, I am not being insulting to the capital’s ale-loving anoraks, merely referencing one of the London breweries represented at the beer-swilling bash which takes place in early July. The Grade II listed Le… Read More »

Crawley Beer Festival at Three Bridges FC

Cancel all your plans for the weekend of May 11 and 12, there’s only one place to be if you love beer and football. No, it’s not Wembley Stadium, but you’re close. It’s Three Bridges Football Club. Never heard of it? Well, nevermind. You have now and that’s the main thing. The club is based… Read More »

Beer festival at the Big Bike Bash, Bransgore, Hampshire

Hands up if you like mountain biking, music, real ale and helping good causes. Good stuff, I have got just the event for you. The Big Bike Bash will take place later this year in Bransgore, near Christchurch in Hampshire and organisers are hoping to build on last year’s success which saw 500 festival-goers raise… Read More »

Coventry Beer Festival at rugby club

Coventry’s Butts Park Arena will host the city’s annual beer festival at the end of the month. Booze lovers are licking their lips at the prospect of sampling around 80 real ales and ciders at the home of Coventry Rugby Club in Spon End. Organised by the Coventry and Warwickshire branch of the Campaign for… Read More »