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.

Doncaster Brewery Tap

Thu 9 – Mon 13 Apr

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Arkwright Arms

Thu 9 – Mon 13 Apr

The Arkwright are putting on a selection of beers that they haven’t had on the bar before over the Easter weekend. The pub is in Sutton-Cum-Duckmanton near Chesterfield, regular buses run there from Chesterfield.

Folk Music Session Fest

Fri 10 – Sun 12 Apr

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED

Hope Valley (Old Hall Hotel)

Fri 10 – Mon 13 Apr

The first of the old Hall’s regular bank holiday beer festivals of 2020 sees the festival tent appear in the car park hosting a range of ales and ciders, snacks and music in addition to the normal meals and drinks in the pub itself. The Old Hall Hotel is in Hope village, buses 271/272/273 from Sheffield to Castleton go there or it is a 10 minute walk from Hope railway station.

Mallard, Worksop

Thu 23 – Sun 26 Apr

Their annual St George’s beer festival. As with all their pub festivals, extra cask beers and ciders will be available in the cellar bar along with snacks, free entry. The pub is located on the Sheffield bound platform of Worksop station.

Sheffield Student Union

Thu 7 – Sat 9 May

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Barnsley CAMRA

Thu 7 – Sat 9 May

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Stockport CAMRA

Thu 7 – Sat 9 May

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Heeley City Farm

Thu 7 – Fri 8 May

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Barrow Hill Rail Ale

Thu 14 – Sat 16 May

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL 14-15 AUGUST

Ridgeway village

Sat 16 May

4 pubs in the village put on this joint event featuring beer, food, music, charity fundraising and more. Bus 252 runs there from Sheffield during the daytime.

Lincoln CAMRA

Thu 21 – Sat 23 May

Beer, Cider, food and music in the Drill Hall. A regular train service runs from Sheffield to Lincoln.

Sheffield Food Festival

Fri 22 – Mon 25 May

Food and drink stalls around the City Centre, particularly Fargate and the Peace Gardens.

One Valley

Sat 6 Jun

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Derbyshire Bus & Beer running day

Sat 20 Jun

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).

Sunfest

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.

Peakender

Fri 21 – Sun 23 Aug

The beer festival in Bakewell organised by Thornbridge Brewery

46th Steel City Beer & Cider Festival (Sheffield CAMRA)

Wed 21 – Sat 24 Oct

Our annual celebration of great beer & cider along with music, food and more returns to Kelham Island Museum.