• Beer mat mania!

    - Beer mat collectors take note – the Steel City 44 festival beer mats have now been released and should soon start appearing in your local pubs and bars. Like last year, the mats will feature a sponsor’s logo on one side and a section of the official festival poster on the reverse. To get the … Continue reading Beer mat mania!
  • Cask sponsorship

    - Cask sponsorship is now available for the 44th Steel City Beer and Cider Festival, taking place at the Kelham Island Museum from 10-13 October 2018. Why not show your support for this fantastic local event while promoting your name to more than 6,000 visitors by sponsoring a cask? For only £60+VAT per cask, sponsors will … Continue reading Cask sponsorship
  • Steel City 44 incoming

    - The countdown to the annual Steel City Beer and Cider Festival is getting ever closer, with the final few arrangements now being made. Posters, leaflets and beer mats are now making their way into the pubs of Sheffield and beyond, the festival website has gone live and you can now add your name to the … Continue reading Steel City 44 incoming
  • Heeley City Farm home-brew competition

    - Early May saw the first ever beer festival at the Heeley City Farm, a fantastic couple of days with a decent selection of real ale. Myself, Poppy and Andy Cullen were kindly invited to judge the home-brew competition on the first evening – an offer not to be refused! Around 20 beers had been entered … Continue reading Heeley City Farm home-brew competition
  • Roundabout official charity of SCBF44

    - Sheffield & District CAMRA are pleased to announce that the official charity of the 44th Steel City Beer and Cider Festival will be local charity, Roundabout. Roundabout is Sheffield’s youth housing charity, which celebrated its 40th anniversary last year. The charity provides shelter, support and life skills to young people aged 16-24 who are homeless … Continue reading Roundabout official charity of SCBF44
Festival guide
Below is a guide to beer events in or near Sheffield that we are aware of over the next month or two. Whilst we believe the information is correct, we advise checking direct with the venue/organisers before making any special journeys. Latest listings of CAMRA organised beer festivals can be found on the national CAMRA website and a guide to commercial festivals and pub events can be found online on aletalk.



Fri 20 – Sun 22 Jul

Sheffield’s biggest music festival returns for another year in its new home at Hillsborough Park. Aside from the main festival, there will be plenty of events in pubs around the city, with many featuring as official Fringe venues.

Folk Forest

Sat 21 – Sun 22 Jul

This folk music festival at Endcliffe Park will include a beer tent featuring Neepsend, Exit 33, Blue Bee and Sheffield breweries.

Mallard, Worksop

Thu 26 – Sun 29 Jul

The Mallard pub in Worksop railway station is holding a Summer Beer Festival, with up to 16 real ales, three real ciders and fruit wines from Lyme Bay.

Sheffield Pride

Sat 28 Jul

The Itchy Pig Ale House are providing the bar service at this year’s Sheffield Pride Festival at Endcliffe Park, with Exit 33 supplying the official festival beer.

Dukeries Brewery

Thu 2 – Sat 4 Aug

20 locally-brewed real ales on offer at this festival at the Dukeries Brewery Tap in Worksop. Opening times Thursday 17:30-22:00, Friday 17:00-23:00 and Saturday 12:00-23:00.