CAMRA - Campaign for Real Ale, Berkshire South-East Branch

Local Beer & Cider Festivals

There are regularly beer festivals held in or around the Berkshire South-East area - both CAMRA run and independent. Some upcoming local beer festivals are:
Date(s) Which Type Address Details
Saturday 27th January 2018
Tryanuary Mega-TTO & MTB

Tryanuary logo
Brewery West Berkshire Brewery,
The Old Dairy,
Yattendon,
Berks,
RG18 0XT
  • Almost a beer festival - A mega Tap Take-over and Meet The Brewer.
  • Featuring numerous breweries from Berkshire and beyond.
  • Shuttle bus services from Newbury station.

facebook.com/events/1389441794497750
Friday 16th to Saturday 17th February 2018
Alton Winter Beer Festival

Alton Beer Festival logo
Charity Alton College,
Old Odiham Road,
Alton,
Hants,
GU34 2LX
  • Around 70 ales, plus ciders and perries.
  • A “Darkside” bar will feature stouts and porters, some aged for 12 months and some direct from the oak.
  • Advance ticket only.
  • Customers requested to bring their own lined half-pint glass.

altonbeerfestival.co.uk
Wednesday 14th to Friday 16th March 2018
London Drinker Beer & Cider Festival

London Drinker Beer Festival logo
CAMRA Camden Centre,
Bidborough Street,
London,
WC1H 9AU
  • Sadly the “Last Ever” as the venue is closing.
  • Advertises over 150 real ales (all brewed in London), imported beers, ciders and perries.
  • CAMRA organised.
  • Reduced entry for CAMRA members.

tinyurl.com/LDbeerfest
Friday 16th and Saturday 17th March 2018
Wantage Beer Festival

Wantage Beer Festival logo
CAMRA Beacon,
Portway,
Wantage,
Oxon,
OX12 9BY
  • Features around 28 real ales.
  • Around 4 local ciders and perrys.
  • CAMRA organised.
  • Free entry for CAMRA members.

whitehorsecamra.org.uk/wantage-beer-festival
Friday 16th to Saturday 17th March 2018
Winchester Beer and Cider Festival

Winchester Beer Festival logo
CAMRA Guildhall,
The Broadway,
Winchester,
Hants,
SO23 9GH
  • Around 70 real ales and 30 ciders/perries.
  • Bottled foreign beers.
  • CAMRA organised.
  • 35 mins train ride from Reading.
  • Advance ticket only.

winchesterbeerfestival.org.uk
Friday 16th to Sunday 18th March 2018
Perseverance, Wraysbury

Perseverance
Pub The Perseverance,
2 High Street,
Wraysbury,
Staines,
Surrey,
TW19 5DB
  • Around 10-12 beers at a time.
  • 5 minutes train journey and a short walk from Staines (which is on the Waterloo line from our area).

thepercy.co.uk
Thursday 29th March to Sunday 1st April 2018
Egham Beer Festival

Egham Beer Festival logo
Club / CAMRA Egham United Services Club,
111 Spring Rise,
Egham,
Surrey,
TW20 9PE
  • Around 60 carefully selected real ales plus some real ciders.
  • Features new breweries and new brews from existing breweries.
  • Reduced price entry for CAMRA members.
  • Short walk from Egham station.

eghambeerfestival.co.uk
Thursday 29th March to Monday 2nd April 2018
Rose & Crown, Sandhurst

Rose & Crown
Pub The Rose & Crown,
108 High Street,
Sandhurst,
Berks,
GU47 8HA
  • Around 20 ales and 4 ciders.
  • Plenty of local ales, plus some regional beers.

roseandcrownsandhurst.info
Thursday 12th to Saturday 14th April 2018
Farnham Beer Exhibition (“Beerex”)

Farnham Beerex logo
Charity / CAMRA The Maltings,
Bridge Square,
Farnham,
Surrey,
GU9 7QR
  • Around 70 real ales, ciders and perries.
  • Organised jointly by Farnham Lions and CAMRA.
  • Advance ticket only.
  • Tickets go on general sale from 8am to 10am on Sunday 11th February 2018 and won't last long!
  • An annual event dating back to 1977.

farnhamlions.org.uk/farnhambeerex.html
Friday 13th to Saturday 14th April 2018
Reading Craft Theory Festival

Craft Theory Festival logo
Private South Street Arts Centre,
South Street,
Reading,
Berks
RG1 4QU
  • Organised on European model of breweries with individual stands to sell their own beers.
  • Includes local brewery Elusive.
  • Primarily “craft beer”, so real ale may be in short supply.

crafttheoryfestival.co.uk
Friday 20th and Saturday 21st April 2018 Newbury Racecourse Beer & Cider Festival

Newbury Racecourse logo
Racecourse The Racecourse,
Newbury,
Berks,
RG14 7NZ
  • Expected to feature around 40 real ales and ciders/perries.
  • Held in a marquee within the Grandstand enclosure alongside a race meeting.

newburyracecourse.co.uk
Friday 20th to Saturday 21st April 2018
Weybridge St George's Beer Festival

Weybridge logo
Club Weybridge Vandals RFC,
Brownacres,
Walton Lane,
Walton-on-Thames,
Surrey,
KT12 1QP
  • Featuring around 20 ales and some real ciders.

weybridgebeerfest.co.uk
Thursday 3rd to Sunday 6th May 2018
Reading Beer & Cider Festival

Reading Beer Festival logo
CAMRA Christchurch Meadow,
George Street,
Reading,
Berks,
RG4 8BY
  • Currently PROVISIONAL whether it will go ahead.
  • Around 550 real ales and 100 ciders & perries.
  • Extensive range of foreign beers and English wines.
  • CAMRA organised.

readingbeerfestival.org.uk
Friday 4th to Monday 7th May 2018
Marlow Royal British Legion Beer Festival

Marlow Royal British Legion Beer Festival logo
Charity Marlow Royal British Legion,
Station Approach,
Marlow,
Bucks,
SL7 1TN
  • Around 18 different beers from a mixture of local breweries and some further afield.
  • Free entry.

rblmarlow.co.uk


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WEBSITE LAST UPDATED: 23rd January 2018