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
Friday 15th and Saturday 16th March 2019
Wantage Beer Festival

Wantage Beer Festival logo
CAMRA Beacon,
Portway,
Wantage,
Oxon,
OX12 9BY
  • Features around 28 real ales.
  • Around 4 local ciders and 2 perrys.
  • CAMRA organised.
  • Free entry for CAMRA members.

whitehorsecamra.org.uk/wantage-beer-festival
Friday 15th to Sunday 17th March 2019
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 21st to Sunday 24th March 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.

thehappyman.co.uk
Friday 22nd to Saturday 23rd March 2019
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.
  • Allocation of free beer tokens for CAMRA members.

winchesterbeerfestival.org.uk
Thursday 11th to Saturday 13th April 2019
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 9am on Sunday 10th February 2019 and won't last long!
  • An annual event dating back to 1977.

farnhamlions.org.uk/farnhambeerex.html
Friday 12th and Saturday 13th April 2019 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.
  • Half price entry to Grandstand enclosure for CAMRA members booking in advance (before 11th April) who quote promotional code “CAMRA19” either online or by calling 01635 40015.

newburyracecourse.co.uk
Thursday 18th to Sunday 21st April 2019
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
Friday 19th to Saturday 20th April 2019
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 26th to Saturday 27th April 2019
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 2nd to Sunday 5th May 2019
Reading Beer & Cider Festival

Reading Beer Festival logo
CAMRA Christchurch Meadow,
George Street,
Reading,
Berks,
RG4 8BY
  • Around 550 real ales and 100 ciders & perries.
  • Extensive range of foreign beers, key cask ales and English wines.
  • CAMRA organised.
  • Free pint for CAMRA members.

readingbeerfestival.org.uk
Thursday 2nd to Monday 6th May 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
Saturday 11th to Sunday 12th May 2019
Bull at Barkham

Bull at Barkham
Pub The Bull,
Barkham Road,
Barkham,
Berks,
RG41 4TL
  • Around 10 guest ales on stillage plus 6 pub regulars on the bar.
  • Accessible via the Leopard 3 Bus Route from Wokingham to Reading.

thebullbarkham.com
Sunday 26th May 2019
Bracknell Ale & Cider Festival

Bracknell Ale Festival logo
Private Bracknell Rugby Football Club,
Lily Hill Park,
London Road,
Bracknell,
Berks,
RG12 2UG
  • Around 50 ales and a selection of real ciders.

bracknellalefestival.co.uk
Friday 7th and Saturday 8th June 2019
Twyford Beer Festival

Twyford Beer Festival logo
Charity Stanlake Meadow Recreation Ground,
Waltham Road,
Twyford,
Berks,
RG10 0AB
  • Organised in aid of male cancer charity Orchid.
  • Around 70 real ales and ciders plus a gin & wine bar.
  • New venue even closer to Twyford Station this year.

twyfordbeerfest.co.uk
Saturday 22nd June 2019
Bond Brews Beer Festival

Bond Brews Beerfest logo
Brewery Bond Brews Brewery,
Units 3 & 4 South Barns,
Gardeners Green Farm,
Heathlands Road,
Wokingham,
Berks,
RG40 3AS
  • A beer festival to celebrate the brewery's fourth anniversary.
  • A selection of Bond Brews beers plus an anniversary special.
  • Entrance fee is a donation to Prostate Cancer UK.
  • Live music.

bondbrews.co.uk


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