Festival guide

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.

CAMRA festival listings can also be found on the national CAMRA events page and commercial festivals on aletalk.


Wed 18 – Sat 21 Sep

The annual beer and cider festival from York CAMRA, held as always at the Knavesmire racecourse. Huge range of 400 beers and 100 ciders.

Doncaster Brewery Tap Oktoberfest

Thu 19 – Sun 22 Sep

The annual event at the brewery tap featuring  around 30+ beers across cask, keg and bottle plus cider and sausages.

Old Hall & Paper Mill Inn (Whitehough)

Fri 20 – Sun 22 Sep

The annual beer festival held at the Old Hall Inn and its neighbour the Paper Mill Inn, located in the small village of Whitehough, a short walk from Chinley which has a station on the Sheffield-Manchester line. The festival features up to 200 beers and ciders across multiple bars along with music and a BBQ.

Amber Valley

Thu 26 – Sat 28 Sep

Amber Valley CAMRA beer & cider festival takes place in Belper’s Strutt Centre on Derby Road, a characterful former school building with beer, cider, music and food across a variety of rooms and areas.

Brunswick, Derby

Wed 2 – Sat 5 Oct

This classic brew pub near Derby railway station hosts its regular beer festival with a pop up bar providing lots of additional beer choices. Regular fast trains run from Sheffield to Derby.