SCBF44 a roaring success- The 44th Steel City Beer & Cider Festival, held a little earlier than usual over the second weekend of October, was a huge success with more than 6,000 discerning drinkers descending on the Kelham Island Museum over the four days. Between them, visitors drank their way through more than 15,000 pints of cask ale; 1,600 … Continue reading SCBF44 a roaring success
What’s it like to volunteer?- Just like every year, the 44th Steel City Beer & Cider Festival was organised and staffed entirely by volunteers who kindly donate their time to make it such a success. As well as the organising committee who started planning in earnest back in January, we had more than 160 volunteers who helped out on at … Continue reading What’s it like to volunteer?
Penistone Beer Festival- The White Heart in Penistone will be hosting the annual Penistone Beer Festival from 16-18 November. Following four successful years of hosting the festival, the line up will feature approximately 30 cask-conditioned beers and 15 craft ciders. A good mix of light and dark beers will be available with a range of ABVs. Penistone Brewers … Continue reading Penistone Beer Festival
Champion Beer of Sheffield- This year at our Steel City Beer & Cider Festival we’ll be hosting the CAMRA Champion Beer of Sheffield competition with all the breweries in Sheffield & District invited to enter a cask beer. The winner will be chosen through a blind tasting process with panels of judges, including a number from the pub industry, … Continue reading Champion Beer of Sheffield
SCBF44 staffing- By the time this magazine hits the pubs, our annual Steel City Beer & Cider Festival will be less than six weeks away, and we are on the lookout for more volunteers to help make the festival even better than before. If you have a day or two (or more, or just half a day … Continue reading SCBF44 staffing
Below is a guide to beer festivals in or near Sheffield that we are aware of over the coming weeks. While we believe the information is correct, we advise checking with the venue/organisers before making any special journeys.
Wed 23 – Sat 26 Jan
Fri 1 – Sat 2 Feb
Tue 19 – Sat 23 Feb
CAMRA’s national Winter ale festival is to be held in The Halls in Norwich (NR3 1AU) for the last time before a new city takes over in 2020. Popular summer golden and light ales to ruby and dark ales, foreign beers and ciders, all served in magnificent medieval friary halls in the heart of Norwich. Free entry for CAMRA members on the door, or advance packages can be booked on Eventbrite.