3 Valleys 2018- Organisers have confirmed the annual Three Valleys Beer Festival in Dronfield will be taking place again this year on its usual date, the first Saturday in June, which this year is 2 June 2018. This event gets more popular every year and is now classed as a major event by Derbyshire County Council so organisers … Continue reading 3 Valleys 2018
Volunteering for CAMRA- There are many ways you can assist CAMRA – for example, you could work at one of our many beer festivals. There are dozens of varied roles: serving the beer is the obvious job, but there are many others: from van or fork-lift driving to building (and demolishing) bars to glass washing to social media … Continue reading Volunteering for CAMRA
Best of the Fest- The recent Steel City Beer & Cider Festival, which for the fourth year in a row was held at the Kelham Island Museum, proved as popular as ever. More than 6,100 visitors attended over the four days, between them drinking over 14,500 pints of cask ale, 2,300 pints of cider and perry, 1,400 pints of … Continue reading Best of the Fest
Penistone Autumn Beer Festival- From Friday 17 to Sunday 19 November, The White Heart in Penistone will be hosting its 5th beer and cider festival, hoping to follow up the success of the previous four events. Over the three days, there will be 30 real ales and 10 craft ciders on offer, alongside food and live music performances each … Continue reading Penistone Autumn Beer Festival
Introducing GBBF Winter- CAMRA have announced that their winter beer festival, previously known as the National Winter Ales Festival, will be known as the Great British Beer Festival Winter from the 2018 edition onwards. The new name was chosen for greater consistency with the campaign’s flagship Great British Beer Festival, and also reflects the fact that there are … Continue reading Introducing GBBF Winter
Gardeners Rest Beer Festival
Fri 23 – Sun 25 Mar
The Gardeners Rest are holding a beer festival to celebrate one year since becoming a community-owned pub. The festival will feature 25 additional beers, all from Welsh breweries. Entry is free and there will also be live music throughout the weekend.
Sheffield Folk Sessions Festival
Fri 30 Mar – Sun 1 Apr
Sheffield Folk Sessions Festival will take place in its usual spot over the Easter weekend. Real ale pubs involved include Shakespeares, Bar Stewards, Kelham Island Tavern, Wellington, Ship, Hillsborough Hotel, Dog and Partridge and Fagans. Music will be on offer at these venues throughout the weekend. Blue Bee Brewery will also bring back the annual festival special “Oh Good Pale”.
Old Hall Hotel Easter Beer Festival
Fri 30 Mar – Mon 2 Apr
The first of the Old Hall Hotel in Hope’s three beer festivals in 2018. Held over the Easter weekend, the festival will feature around 50 real ales and ciders from around the Peak District.
Dukeries Brewery Tap
Thu 5 – Sat 7 Apr
Taking place at the Dukeries Brewery Tap in Worksop, this festival will feature more than 20 real ales and ciders, plus entertainment on Friday and Saturday evening. The tap is located at 18 Newcastle Avenue, S80 1ET, roughly a 15-minute walk from Worksop train station.
Meltham Beer Festival
Sat 7 – Sun 8 Apr
Held in the local primary school hall, this festival in Meltham (near Huddersfield) features beers from more than 30 breweries, many of them local. There will also be street food, live music, a prosecco bar and a gin lounge. Take the Huddersfield train to Honley and catch the 911 bus to Meltham (last bus back to Honley on Saturday at 5pm).