Sheffield Beer & Cider Festival 2017 – Steel City 43

18-21 OCTOBER 2017


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Below is the festival schedule with opening times, admission prices and the programme of music (curated by Saxbob). [schedule start=12:00 end=23:00] [day date=2017-10-18 start=12:00 end=23:00] [session session=evening start=17:00 end=23:00]FREE[/session] [/day] [day date=2017-10-19 start=12:00 end=23:00] [session session=afternoon start=12:00 end=17:00]FREE[/session] [session session=evening start=17:00 end=23:00]£2/CAMRA FREE[/session] [acts] [act start=20:00 end=23:00] DO$CH [/act] [/acts] [/day] [day date=2017-10-20 start=12:00 end=23:00] [session session=afternoon start=12:00 end=17:00]£3/CAMRA £1[/session] [session session=evening start=17:00 end=23:00]£5/CAMRA £2[/session] [acts] [act start=16:00 end=18:00] J&M Select [/act] [act start=18:30 end=20:30] The Beat Merchants [/act] [act start=21:00 end=23:00] Highway Child [/act] [/acts] [acts] [act start=12:00 end=23:00] [fancy_dress]
Fancy Dress Friday
This year the theme is Victorian. A number of our staff will be getting their top hat and tails, bonnets and petticoats on and visitors are encouraged to join in! [/fancy_dress] [/act] [/acts] [/day] [day date=2017-10-21 start=12:00 end=22:00] [session start=12:00 end=22:00]£3/CAMRA £1[/session] [acts] [act start=14:00 end=16:00] Loxley Silver Band [/act] [act start=16:00 end=18:00] J&M Select [/act] [act start=18:00 end=21:00] Vegas 6 [/act] [/acts] [acts] [act start=16:00 end=17:00] [full_width]
Charity Quiz
Starting around 4pm in the marquee. Proceeds to Weston Park Hospital. [/full_width] [/act] [/acts] [/day] [/schedule] To take advantage of discounted admission prices, please don’t forget proof of your CAMRA membership. Admission, programmes (50p) and glasses (£2 – refundable) available on the gate (no advance tickets). Due to limited capacity, please arrive early to avoid disappointment.


Children accompanied by an adult are welcome until 8pm but must not approach the bars.



Only assistance dogs are allowed in the museum and its grounds.

AllergiesVegan and gluten free beers

Vegan and gluten free beers will be on offer (subject to availability).



Sausages and burgers

Sunshine Pizzas


Lets Go Mexicana

Fish and chips

Melt Works

Grilled cheese sandwiches

Upper Hall



Sunshine Pies

Hot and cold pies
Our venue, Kelham Island Museum, is on the actual island created to help the River Don power industry over 900 years ago. Access is via the drive off Alma Street, by Kelham Island Brewery and the Fat Cat pub. There is no car parking on site but there are limited on street spaces nearby.

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The nearest tram stop is Shalesmoor, a 5 minute walk away, the museum is signposted from here. The Blue and Yellow tram routes serve Shalesmoor, with the Blue route providing a direct link from Sheffield rail station and the Yellow route providing a direct link from Meadowhall Interchange. See for more information

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The nearest bus stops are either Nursery Street, by the Harlequin pub (routes 3, 7, 8) or Gibraltar Street, by Shakespeare’s pub (routes 57, 61, 62, 81, 82, 85, 86). For more information visit

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Trams operate to Shalesmoor from both Sheffield and Meadowhall stations, see tram section above.

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Coach (National Express/Megabus)

From Meadowhall Interchange the Yellow route tram operates direct to Shalesmoor (see tram section above). From Sheffield Interchange bus 57 runs hourly, alternatively it is a 25 minute walk to the festival from here.

Site map

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Upper Hall

On your right as you enter, up the stairs (or lift) and across the bridge. cask-darkCask beers cider-darkCider and perries international-darkInternational beers food-darkFood tokens-darkTokens tombola-darkTombola music-darkMusic [toilets] toiletsToilets [/toilets] [/area] [area id=”marquee”]


In the courtyard. cask-darkCask beers cider-darkCider and perries international-darkInternational beers tokens-darkTokens games-darkTraditional pub games [/area] [area id=”courtyard”]


As you enter. food-lightFood camra-lightMembership smoking-lightSmoking area [toilets] toiletsToilets [/toilets] [/area] [area id=”keg-bar”]

Keg Bar

in The Brearley Room

On your right as you enter. keg-lightKeg beers international-lightInternational Beers tokens-lightTokens [toilets] toiletsToilets (off stairwell) [/toilets] [/area] [area id=”millowners-arms”]

Bradfield Brewery Bar

in The Millowners Arms

Straight ahead as you enter, on the right at the end of the courtyard. cask-lightCask beers [/area] [area id=”engine-room”]

Engine Room

Follow the courtyard round to the left and to the end. The River Don Engine will run at these times: THU: 12pm, 6pm and 8pm FRI/SAT: 3pm, 4pm and 8pm [/area] [/areas]