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 20th July 2019
Bull at Barkham Mini Thai & Beer Festival

Bull at Barkham
Pub The Bull,
Barkham Road,
Barkham,
Berks,
RG41 4TL
  • A beer festival combined with a festival of Thai culture.
  • Around 7 guest ales on stillage plus 6 pub regulars on the bar.
  • Thai dancing, Thai Boxing, Thai streetfood and BBQ plus live music.
  • Accessible via the Leopard 3 Bus Route from Wokingham to Reading.

thebullbarkham.com
Thursday 25th to Saturday 27th July 2019
Maidenhead Beer Festival

Maidenhead Beer Festival logo
CAMRA Desborough College,
Shoppenhangers Road,
Maidenhead,
Berks,
SL6 2QB
  • Features over 100 real ales, and 30 ciders & perries.
  • CAMRA organised.
  • Discounted entry for CAMRA members.

maidenheadbeerfest.camra.org.uk
Friday 26th to Saturday 27th July 2019
Camberley Theatre Beer Festival

Camberley Theatre Beer Festival logo
Private Camberley Theatre,
Knoll Road,
Camberley,
Surrey,
GU15 3SY
  • Advertises over 30 local ales and ciders.
  • Tickets available through theatre box office.

camberleytheatre.co.uk/events/camberley-beer-festival
Thursday 1st to Sunday 4th August 2019
Egham Beer Festival

Egham United Services Club
Club / CAMRA Egham United Services Club,
111 Spring Rise,
Egham,
Surrey,
TW20 9PE
  • Around 60 carefully selected real ales plus some real ciders.
  • Reduced price entry for CAMRA members.
  • Short walk from Egham station.

eghambeerfestival.co.uk
Saturday 3th August 2019
Fleet Lions BeerFest

Fleet Beer Festival logo
Charity The Harlington,
236 Fleet Road,
Fleet,
Hants,
GU51 4BY
  • Organised by the Fleet Lions in aid of charity.
  • Advertises 50 real ales + ciders.
  • Lunchtime and early evening sessions.

fleetlions.org.uk/beerfest
Tuesday 6th to Saturday 10th August 2019
Great British Beer Festival

Great British Beer Festival logo
CAMRA Kensington Olympia,
Hammersmith Road,
London,
W14 8UX
  • A remarkable 900+ real ales, craft beers, ciders & perries.
  • CAMRA organised.
  • Discounted entry for CAMRA members.

gbbf.org.uk
Friday 16th to Sunday 18th August 2019
Rowbarge, Woolhampton

Rowbarge
Pub The Rowbarge,
Station Road,
Woolhampton,
Berks,
RG7 5SH
  • Close to Midgham station (17 minutes from Reading).
  • Advertise 35 real ales, craft beers and ciders across the weekend.

rowbarge-woolhampton.co.uk
Thursday 22nd to Monday 26th August 2019
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 15 different beers from a mixture of local breweries and some further afield.
  • A couple of real ciders.
  • Free entry.

rblmarlow.co.uk
Friday 23rd to Monday 26th August 2019
White Horse, Hedgerley

White Horse, Hedgerley
Pub The White Horse,
Village Lane,
Hedgerley,
Bucks,
SL2 3UY
  • Around 40 rare and one-off real ales from all around the country over the course of the weekend.
  • Good selection of ciders and perries.
  • Draught foreign beer.

facebook.com/whitehorsehedgerley
Saturday 24th to Monday 26th August 2019
Wokingham Beer Festival

Wokingham Beer Festival logo
Charity Wokingham Food & Drink Festival,
Cantley Park,
Wokingham,
Berks,
RG40 5QG
  • Around 25 different beers (mainly from local breweries) plus around 10 ciders and perrys.
  • Part of the Wokingham Food & Drink Festival
  • Again at the Cantley Park venue this year. Likely to be a Shuttle Bus from Wokingham station again.

wokinghamfestival.co.uk
Friday 30th and Saturday 31st August 2019
Windsor & Eton Beer Festival

Windsor Beer Fest logo
Brewery Windsor & Eton Brewery,
1 Vansittart Estate,
Windsor,
Berks,
SL4 1SE
  • Featuring around 30 beers from Windsor & Eton and and guest breweries plus some ciders.

fatsoma.com/webrewbeerfestival/pj1a41gd/windsor-eton-beer-festival
Saturday 31st August 2019
Prince of Wales, Bracknell

Prince of Wales
Pub Prince of Wales,
Shepherds Lane,
Bracknell,
Berks,
RG42 2BT
  • A first beer festival for this Bracknell pub.
  • Advertises “a wide range of craft ales including Ascot Brewing”

princeofwalesbracknell.com
Saturday 7th September 2019
Sherfield on Loddon Beer Festival

Sherfield on Loddon Beer Festival logo
Charity Sherfield Village Hall,
Reading Road,
Sherfield on Loddon,
Hook,
Hants,
RG27 0EZ
  • Around 35 different beers from a mixture of local breweries and some further afield.
  • Ciders.
  • Free evening minibus service to Bramley station.

sherfieldbeerfestival.org.uk
Saturday 14th September 2019
Newbury Real Ale Festival

Newbury Real Ale Festival logo
Charity Northcroft Lane,
Newbury,
Berks,
RG14 1RS
  • Expect around 140 ales plus around 100 ciders and perries.
  • Beers listed by number in the programme to make ordering easier.
  • Short walk from Newbury station.
  • Held in aid of a Children's Hospice.
  • Live music.

newburyrealale.co.uk
Thursday 19th to Sunday 22nd September 2019
Castle Tap, Reading

Castle Tap
Pub The Castle Tap,
120 Castle Street,
Reading,
Berks,
RG1 7RJ
  • Expect around 12 real ales and 12 craft beers.
  • Note stillaged ales in back room, not just those on main bar.
  • Some real ciders too.

thecastletap.co.uk
Friday 27th and Saturday 28th September 2019
Burghfest

Burghfest logo
Charity Recreation Ground,
Burghfield Common,
Berks,
RG7 3EN
  • Part of an event held in aid of Thames Valley Air Ambulance.
  • Run by the “Burghfield Santas” - A group of volunteer fundraisers from Burghfield village.
  • Likely to include 30+ beers and around 10 ciders.
  • On the 2 and 2A bus routes from Reading.

burghfest.uk
Saturday 28th September 2019
West Berkshire Brewery OktoberWest

West Berkshire OktoberWest brewery logo
Brewery West Berkshire Brewery,
The Old Dairy,
Yattendon,
Berks,
RG18 0XT
  • A Bavarian style festival with Bavarian bier, plus a selction of real ales and craft beers from West Berks and guest breweries.
  • Limited shuttle bus service from Newbury station.

wbbrew.com/event/oktoberwest/
Saturday 28th September 2019
Choko Beer Festival

Choko Beer Festival logo
Club Lawrence Hall,
Church Road,
Cholsey,
Oxfordshire,
0X10 9PP
  • Around 30 beers and ciders.
  • Held in aid of charities.
  • A short walk from Cholsey station (18 mins from Reading).
  • Live music.

chokobeerfestival.org.uk
Wednesday 2nd to Sunday 6th October 2019
Happy Man, Englefield Green

Happy Man
Pub Happy Man,
12 Harvest Road,
Englefield Green,
Surrey,
TW20 0QS
  • Around 14 carefully selected ales and 6 ciders.
  • 50p off each pint on the Thursday.

thehappyman.co.uk
Friday 4th and Saturday 5th October 2019
Ascot Racecourse Beer Festival

Ascot Racecourse Beer Festival logo
CAMRA Ascot Racecourse,
High Street,
Ascot,
Berks,
SL5 7JX
  • Run by this branch of CAMRA, in collaboration with Ascot Racecourse.
  • Around 200 real ales from across the country.
  • Over 30 ciders and perries.
  • Small KeyKeg bar.
  • Runs in parallel with a race meeting, with the entrance ticket covering both.
  • Discounted entry for CAMRA members.

ascotbeerfest.org.uk

CAMRA VOLUNTEERS WANTED
Friday 11th to Sunday 13th October 2019
Prince of Wales, Farnborough North

Prince of Wales
Pub The Prince of Wales,
184 Rectory Road,
Farnborough,
Hants,
GU14 8AL
  • Around 50 different ales expected.
  • Around 5 ciders.
  • A short train ride from Wokingham / Crowthorne / Sandhurst.

theprinceinfarnborough.co.uk
Friday 11th to Sunday 13th October 2019
Hampshire Octoberfest

Hampshire Octoberfest logo
Private / CAMRA Basingstoke Cricket Ground,
Mays Bounty,
Fairfields Road,
Basingstoke,
Hants,
RG21 3DR
  • Beer Festival within a larger local festival.
  • Around 200 different ales, craft beers, ciders and perries.

hampshireoctoberfest.co.uk
Thursday 24th to Saturday 26st October 2019
Twickenham Beer & Cider Festival

Twickenham Beer Festival logo
CAMRA York House,
Richmond Road,
Twickenham,
Surrey,
TW1 3AA
  • CAMRA organised.
  • Around 70 draught beers.
  • About 20 Ciders and perries.

rhcamra.org.uk/festivalnews.html
Thursday 24th to Saturday 26st October 2019
Oxford Beer Festival

Oxford Beer Festival logo
CAMRA Town Hall,
St Aldate's,
Oxford,
Oxfordshire,
OX1 1BX
  • CAMRA organised.
  • Around 130 real ales.
  • Around 50 ciders and perries.
  • 40 different ales put on for the Saturday session.
  • Discounted entry for CAMRA members.

oxfordbeerfestival.camra.org.uk
Thursday 31st October to Sunday 3rd November 2019
Egham Beer Festival

Egham United Services Club
Club (assisted by CAMRA) Egham United Services Club,
111 Spring Rise,
Egham,
Surrey,
TW20 9PE
  • Around 50 carefully selected real ales with many from Britain's newest breweries.
  • Real ciders.
  • Reduced price entry for CAMRA members.
  • Live music.
  • Short walk from Egham station.

eghambeerfestival.co.uk
Friday 8th and Saturday 9th November 2019
Woking Beer Festival

Woking Beer Festival logo
CAMRA Woking Leisure Centre,
Woking Park,
Kingfield Road,
Woking,
Surrey,
GU22 9BA
  • Advance ticket only - On sale from late August.
  • CAMRA organised.
  • Around 60 real ales.
  • Ciders.
  • Foreign Beers
  • Free pint for CAMRA members presenting their card at the Membership Stand.
  • Live music, including Wurlitzer organ.

wokingbeerfestival.co.uk


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