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.


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.