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 27th to Sunday 29th April 2018
Thyme at the Tavern, Chertsey

Thyme at the Tavern
Pub Thyme at the Tavern,
20 London Street,
Chertsey,
Surrey,
KT16 8AA
  • Featuring around 20 ales both local and national
  • Selection of real ciders.
  • Chertsey is 5 minutes train ride from Virginia Water (which is on the Waterloo line from our branch area).

facebook.com/events/737745796613570
Thursday 3rd to Sunday 6th May 2018
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.
  • Hosts National Cider & Perry Awards.

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.
  • A couple of real ciders.
  • Free entry.

rblmarlow.co.uk
Saturday 12th to Sunday 13th May 2018
Bull at Barkham

Bull at Barkham
Pub The Bull,
Barkham Road,
Barkham,
Berks,
RG41 4TL
  • Around 12 guest ales on stillage plus 6 pub regulars on the bar.
  • Accessible via the Leopard 3 Bus Route from Wokingham to Reading.

thebullbarkham.com
Monday 14th May 2018 Windsor Racecourse “Royal” Ale Festival

Windsor Racecourse logo
Racecourse Royal Windsor Racecourse,
Maidenhead Road,
Windsor,
Berks,
SL4 5JJ
  • Coincides with evening race meeting.
  • Around 25 ales expected.
  • Commemorating the Royal Wedding.

windsor-racecourse.co.uk/whats-on/royal-ale-festival
Thursday 17th to Saturday 19th May 2018
Kingston Beer & Cider Festival

Kingston Beer Festival logo
CAMRA Kingston Workmen’s Club and Institute,
Old London Road,
Kingston,
KT2 6ND
  • Around 60 ales.
  • About 12 ciders and perries.
  • CAMRA organised.
  • Discounted entry for CAMRA members.

camrasurrey.org.uk/festivals/19th-kingston-beer-cider-festival
Friday 25th to Monday 28th May 2018
White Horse, Hedgerley

White Horse, Hedgerley
Pub The White Horse,
Village Lane,
Hedgerley,
Bucks,
SL2 3UY
  • Over 100 rare and one-off real ales from all around the country over the course of the weekend.
  • Good selection of ciders and perries.

facebook.com/whitehorsehedgerley
Saturday 26th to Monday 28th May 2018
Queen's Head, Wokingham

Queen's Head
Pub The Queen's Head,
23 The Terrace,
Wokingham,
Berks,
RG40 1BP
  • Around 8 ales on stillage plus the usual 6 on tap.
  • A selection of real ciders.

queensheadwokingham.co.uk
Sunday 27th May 2018
Bracknell Ale & Cider Festival

Bracknell Ale Festival logo
Private Bracknell Rugby Football Club,
Lily Hill Park,
London Road,
Bracknell,
Berks,
RG12 2UG
  • Advertise over 50 ales and a selection of real ciders.
  • Hogstar bar featuring Hogs Back keg products.
  • Gin, Pimms & Wine tent.
  • Special beer festival buses from and back to Bracknell station put on by Courtney for the event.
  • Discounted entry for CAMRA members when booking in advance.

bracknellalefestival.co.uk
Friday 1st to Saturday 2nd June 2018
Alton Summer Beer Festival

Alton Beer Festival logo
Charity Alton College,
Old Odiham Road,
Alton,
Hants,
GU34 2LX
  • Around 70 ales, plus ciders and perries.
  • Advance ticket only.
  • Customers requested to bring their own lined glass.

altonbeerfestival.co.uk
Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd June 2018
Marlow Football Club Beer Festival

Marlow FC Beerfest logo
Club / Charity Marlow Football Club,
Oak Tree Road,
Marlow,
Bucks,
SL7 3ED
  • Around 25 beers and 8 ciders.
  • Short walk from Marlow station.
  • Discounted entry for CAMRA members.

marlowbeerfest.co.uk
Friday 8th and Saturday 9th June 2018
Twyford Beer Festival

Twyford Beer Festival logo
Charity King George V Playing Field,
Loddon Hall Road,
Twyford,
Berks,
RG10 9JA
  • Organised in aid of male cancer charity Orchid.
  • Advertises 70 real ales and ciders plus a gin & wine bar.

twyfordbeerfest.co.uk
Friday 15th to Saturday 16th June 2018
Guildford Beer Festival

Guildford Beer Festival logo
Club Guildford Cricket Club,
The Sports Ground,
Woodbridge Road,
Guildford,
Surrey,
GU1 4RP
  • Around 100 different ales and 20 craft beers from independent micro breweries in Surrey, Berkshire, Hampshire and Sussex.
  • Around 20-25 real ciders & perries.
  • Short walk from Guildford station.
  • A free pint token for CAMRA members.

guildfordbeerfestival.co.uk
Friday 15th to Saturday 16th June 2018
Hampton Beer Festival

Hampton Beer Festival logo
Scouts / Charity The Scout Hut,
84-86 Station Road,
Hampton,
Middlesex,
TW12 2AX
  • Around 15 ales and some ciders.
  • 10 minutes train journey from Twickenham (which is on the Waterloo line from our area).

hamptonbeerfestival.co.uk
Friday 15th to Sunday 17th June 2018
Perseverance, Wraysbury

Perseverance
Pub The Perseverance,
2 High Street,
Wraysbury,
Staines,
Surrey,
TW19 5DB
  • Around 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
Saturday 30th June to Sunday 1st July 2018
Bell & Bottle, Shinfield

Bell & Bottle
Pub Bell & Bottle,
37 School Green,
Shinfield,
Berks,
RG2 9EE
  • Awaiting details.
  • On Leopard 3 Bus Route from Wokingham to Reading.

facebook.com/bellandbottleshinfield
Friday 6th to Sunday 8th July 2018 Hersham Beer Festival

Hersham Beer Festival logo
Charity Hersham Scout HQ,
Burwood Road,
Hersham,
Walton-on-Thames,
Surrey,
KT12 4JJ
  • Advertises over 60 craft beers, real ales, ciders and summer tipples.
  • Part of a larger festival including music, comedy and food.

hershamfestival.com
Saturday 7th July 2018
Lowde Music & Beer Festival

Lowde Fest logo
Charity Mulberry House,
Hazeley Bottom,
Hartley Wintney,
Hampshire,
RG27 8LU
  • Combined music & beer festival.
  • Advertises around 60 real ales, craft beers, ciders and perries.
  • Camping.

lowdefest.com
Wednesday 11th to Saturday 14th July 2018
Ealing Beer Festival

Ealing Beer Festival logo
CAMRA Walpole Park,
Mattock Lane,
Ealing,
W5 5BG
  • Over 300 ales.
  • Plenty of ciders and perries.
  • Foreign beers.
  • CAMRA organised.
  • Discounted entry for CAMRA members.

ealingbeerfestival.org.uk
Saturday 14th to Sunday 15th July 2018
Woodcote Steam Rally Festival of Ale

Woodcote Rally logo
Charity / CAMRA Oxford Road,
Woodcote,
Nr Reading,
Oxfordshire,
RG8 0PG
  • Around 25 real ales and 5 ciders.
  • Organised in conjunction with CAMRA.
  • Runs as part of a Steam Rally & Country Fayre.

woodcoterally.org.uk
Thursday 26th to Saturday 28th July 2018
Maidenhead Beer Festival

Maidenhead Beer Festival logo
CAMRA Desborough College,
Shoppenhangers Road,
Maidenhead,
Berks,
SL6 2QB
  • Features over 100 real ales, and 20 ciders & perries.
  • CAMRA organised.
  • Returns to Summer dates and venue.
  • Discounted entry for CAMRA members.

maidenheadbeerfest.camra.org.uk
Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th August 2018
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 4th August 2018
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 7th to Saturday 11th August 2018
Great British Beer Festival

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

gbbf.org.uk
Friday 17th to Sunday 19th August 2018
Rowbarge, Woolhampton

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

rowbarge-woolhampton.co.uk
Friday 24th to Sunday 26th August 2018
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 with free Shuttle Bus from Wokingham station.

wokinghamfestival.co.uk


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