Thanks from the beer festival tombola!- The organisers of the recent 45th Steel City Beer & Cider Festival would like to thank the following for donating items to the festival tombola and to sell for the Burton Street Foundation Charity:- The Fat Cat, Kelham Island Tavern, Gardeners Rest, Shakespeares, Kelham Island Brewery, Abbeydale Brewery, Triple Point Brewery, The Brew Foundation, Brian … Continue reading Thanks from the beer festival tombola!
My Steel City Beer & Cider Festival – Poppy Hayhurst- The festival is always one of the highlights of my year, but what you may not realise is that planning for the event begins way back in January. I have volunteered on the organising committee for the past two years and amongst other things oversee the press and trade session, press contact and social media … Continue reading My Steel City Beer & Cider Festival – Poppy Hayhurst
My Steel City Beer & Cider Festival – Polly- I’m Polly, I’m 23, and I’ve been a member of CAMRA for three years. This October’s 45th Steel City Beer Festival was the sixth I’ve attended, but the first I’ve volunteered at. As luck would have it, a week off work coincided with the setup of the festival, so I thought I’d give it a … Continue reading My Steel City Beer & Cider Festival – Polly
Steel City Beer & Cider Festival – another roaring success!- Kelham Island Museum was the setting once again for the annual Steel City Beer & Cider Festival which took place over 4 days in October. Over 6,000 visitors attended, drinking almost 20,000 pints of beer and 3,000 pints of cider. Thanks to help from our friends at Abbeydale Brewery we managed to keep the Keykeg … Continue reading Steel City Beer & Cider Festival – another roaring success!
Roger Protz coming to Steel City 45- Respected veteran beer writer Roger Protz is coming to Sheffield’s Steel City Beer & Cider Festival this year on the opening night to celebrate his new book “IPA – A Legend in our time”. His book will be available to buy on our CAMRA book stall at the festival and there will be meet the … Continue reading Roger Protz coming to Steel City 45
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.
Thu 23 – Sat 25 Jan
The Manchester Central exhibition centre is filled with a huge choice of beer, cider, food and more. More info here.
Getting there: It is located a few minutes walk from Deansgate or Oxford Road stations.
Hallcross pub, Doncaster
Thu 30 Jan – Sun 2 Feb
The Hallcross presents “Now That’s what I call a beer festival 2” featuring 25 modern classic ales. This pub is walkable from Doncaster station, which has frequent trains from Sheffield. Facebook event page here.
Great British Beer Festival – Winter
Tue 4 – Sat 8 Feb
The winter edition of GBBF takes place at its new home – The New Bingley Hall in Birmingham. Website here.
Fri 7 – Sat 8 Feb
The annual beer festival at the Winding Wheel Theatre in Chesterfield town centre featuring 3 rooms of real ale and other craft beers along with proper Cider & Perry. There are also food stalls and the evening sessions feature live music. The festival opens for two sessions each day, a lunchtime one from 11am to 4pm and evening from 6:30pm-11pm. Advance tickets are available (online sales are via chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk) and recommended for the evening sessions, otherwise pay on the door. Admission is £6.50 including glass and programme. Facebook event page here.
Getting there: buses 43,44,50,50a,X17 from Sheffield stop close to the venue or it is a short uphill walk from Chesterfield railway station.
Wed 19 – Sat 22 Feb
Their annual winter beer festival, held at the Derby College Roundhouse building next to the railway station. More info here.