Steel City Beer & Cider Festival – announcment- It is with great regret that the Sheffield branch of the Campaign for Real Ale have to announce that we are cancelling this year’s Steel City Beer & Cider Festival. Obviously we were looking forward to staging another great festival, but with the current social distancing measures looking set to continue for some time, it … Continue reading Steel City Beer & Cider Festival – announcment
Indie Beer Feast: the start of Sheffield Beer Week 2020- Held in the iconic, 1920s, Grade II listed Abbeydale Picture House, the only cinema I know which has spider plants in the toilets, the third incarnation of the Indie Beer Feast (IBF), the now traditional start of Sheffield Beer Week, occurred in early March. A new glass design (16.5 Fl.Oz. Mencia Rocks Tumbler) greeted the … Continue reading Indie Beer Feast: the start of Sheffield Beer Week 2020
Beer festival news- Sheffield CAMRA’s 46th annual Steel City Beer & Cider Festival We are pleased to be able to announce our festival will be returning to Kelham Island Museum again this year from the 21st to 24th October. As ever we will have lots of real ale and other craft beers, cider & perry, street food, games, … Continue reading Beer festival news
Sheffield Beer Week- Beer Week is a City-wide beer celebration hosted across multiple venues. Now in it’s sixth year, look out for brewery open days, tap takeovers, food and beer pairing menus, guided walks and more. The week itself runs from 9th to 15th March, however things kick off the previous weekend with the Indie Beer Feast, taking … Continue reading Sheffield Beer Week
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!
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 9 – Sun 12 Jul
The annual beer festival at Abbeydale Brewery’s Rising Sun pub in Nether Green which features their own beers on the pub bar whilst out in the closed off car park there is a real ale and cider tent, a craft keg wall, food counters, charity fundraising events and live music.
Barrow Hill Rail Ale
Fri 14 – Sat 15 Aug
**new date** Beer, Cider, Gin, Music, Food and trains in the atmospheric venue of Barrow Hill Railway roundhouse, a working train preservation and maintenance depot. Bus links available from Chesterfield railway station and town centre.
One Valley & One Valley Extra
Sat 29 Aug
**new date** Various pubs and other beery venues around Dronfield put on beer festivals on the same day. Venues include Hill Top Sports & Social Club, Blue Stoops, Coach & Horses, Hyde Park Inn, Manor House Hotel, The Underdog bar, Jolly Farmer, Dronfield Wine World, White Swan, Victoria, Dronfield Arms, Green Dragon, Beer Stop at Dronfield, Drone Valley Brewery, Pioneer Club and the Miners Arms in Hundall.
Derbyshire Bus & Beer running day
Sat 5 Sep
** provisional date following postponement**
The second now annual event involving a network of preserved buses operating around the Peak District free of charge, including stops at real ale pubs and breweries. Enjoy rides on vintage buses taking in some breathtaking scenery with a delicious pint or two between trips!
The hub of the heritage bus service is Peak Rail’s Rowsley South station, however if you are travelling from Sheffield the easiest places to join them is Bakewell (get there on TM Travel bus 218) or Matlock (get there on Stagecoach bus X17).
Sheffield Food Festival
Fri 18 – Sun 20 Sep
**new date** Food and drink stalls around the City Centre, particularly Fargate and the Peace Gardens.