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 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, craft beers 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.
  • Free entry before Midday on Saturday and Sunday.

wokinghamfestival.co.uk
Friday 24th to Monday 27th August 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
Friday 24th to Monday 27th August 2018
Corner House, Windsor

Corner House, Windsor
Pub The Corner House,
22 Sheet Street,
Windsor,
Berkshire,
SL4 1BG
  • Advertises 22 real ales, 30 kegs beers and 10 ciders.
  • Also over 120 gins.
  • Live music.

thecornerhousepub.co.uk
Saturday 25th to Monday 27th August 2018
Hungerford Club Beer Festival

Hungerford Club
Club Hungerford Club,
3 The Croft,
Hungerford,
Berks,
RG17 0HY
  • Around 12 ales and 2 ciders.
  • Free entry.
  • Short walk from Hungerford station (30 minutes from Reading).

hungerford-club.co.uk
Sunday 26th August 2018
Wheelwright's Arms, St Nicholas Hurst

Wheelwright's Arms
Pub The Wheelwright's Arms,
Davis Way,
St Nicholas Hurst,
Berks,
RG10 0TR
  • Around 7 guest ales on stillage in the garden plus Wadworths' regulars inside.
  • Additional ciders/perries anticipated.
  • Live music.

thewheelwrightsarms.co.uk
Friday 31st August and Saturday 1st September 2018
Windsor Beer Fest

Windsor Beer Fest logo
Brewery Windsor & Eton Brewery,
1 Vansittart Estate,
Windsor,
Berks,
SL4 1SE
  • Featuring a selection of Windsor & Eton and Uprising Brewery beers as well as beers from about 20 guests.
  • “Hidden London” theme this year.

webrew.co.uk/news/windsor-beer-festival-2018
Friday 31st August to Sunday 2nd September 2018
Victoria Arms, Binfield

Victoria Arms
Pub Victoria Arms,
Terrace Road North,
Binfield,
Berks,
RG42 5JA
  • Around 10-12 real ales from local breweries.
  • Around 4 or 5 ciders.
  • Tastings with local brewers.

victoriaarmsbinfield.co.uk
Friday 7th and Saturday 8th September 2018
Yateley Cask & Cork Festival

Yateley Cask & Cork
Club Yateley Cricket Club,
Sean Devereux Park,
Yateley,
Hants,
GU46 7SZ
  • Expected to include around 40 beers, wines and ciders.
  • Shuttle bus.
  • Free half pint for CAMRA members on Saturday afternoon.

caskandcorkyateley.co.uk
Saturday 8th September 2018
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
Saturday 8th September 2018
Silchester Beer Festival

Silchester Beer Festival logo
Private Silchester Village Hall,
Little London Road,
Silchester,
Berks,
RG7 2ND
  • Advertises a selction beer and cider from small independent breweries.
  • Live music.

silchester.org
Saturday 15th September 2018
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 15th and Sunday 16th September 2018
Bull at Barkham

Bull at Barkham
Pub The Bull,
Barkham Road,
Barkham,
Berks,
RG41 4TL
  • Around 8 guest ales on stillage plus 6 pub regulars on the bar.
  • Accessible via the Leopard 3 Bus Route from Wokingham to Reading.

thebullbarkham.com
Thursday 20th to Sunday 23rd September 2018
Castle Tap, Reading

Castle Tap
Pub The Castle Tap,
120 Castle Street,
Reading,
Berks,
RG1 7RJ
  • Expect around 20 ales and craft beers.

thecastletap.co.uk
Saturday 22nd September 2018
West Berkshire Brewery NOT OktoberWest

West Berkshire OktoberWest brewery logo
Brewery West Berkshire Brewery,
The Old Dairy,
Yattendon,
Berks,
RG18 0XT
  • Unfortunately no Bavarian biers this year.
  • Instead a selction of ales and craft beers from West Berks and guest breweries.
  • Shuttle bus services from Newbury station.

wbbrew.com
Saturday 22nd September 2018
Henley RFC Beer Festival

Henley RFC Beer Festival logo
Club Henley RFC,
Dry Leas,
Marlow Road,
Henley-on-Thames,
Oxfordshire,
RG9 2JA
  • Around 30 beers and ciders.
  • Live Henley Hawks rugby match.

henleyrugbyclub.co.uk
Friday 5th and Saturday 6th October 2018
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.
  • 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 5th and Saturday 6th October 2018
Tankards for Tuckwell Beer Festival

Tankards for Tuckwell Beer Festival logo
Charity The Empire,
High Street,
Aldershot,
Hants,
GU11 1DJ
  • Advertises around 60 local ales and ciders.
  • Held in aid of Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice.
  • Free pint for CAMRA members.

shop.pth.org.uk/product/beer-festival
Friday 12th to Sunday 14th October 2018
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 12th to Sunday 14th October 2018
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.
  • Advertises over 220 different ales, craft beers, ciders and perries.

hampshireoctoberfest.co.uk
Thursday 25th to Saturday 27th October 2018
Swindon Beer Festival

Swindon Beer Festival logo
CAMRA Steam Museum of the Great Western Railways,
Fire Fly Avenue,
Swindon,
Wiltshire,
SN2 2EY
  • CAMRA organised.
  • Around 100 real ales plus a selection of ciders and perries.
  • Located next to Swindon station (27 minute journey from Reading).
  • £2.00 of free beer tokens for CAMRA members.

swindon.camra.org.uk/viewnode.php?id=23556
Thursday 25th to Saturday 27st October 2018
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.
  • Discounted entry for CAMRA members.

rhcamra.org.uk/festivalnews.html
Thursday 25th to Wednesday 31st October 2018
Rose & Crown, Sandhurst

Rose & Crown
Pub The Rose & Crown,
108 High Street,
Sandhurst,
Berks,
GU47 8HA
  • Around 22 ales and 4 ciders.
  • Plenty of local ales, plus some regional beers.
  • Authentic Halloween atmosphere.

roseandcrownsandhurst.info
Thursday 1st to Sunday 4th November 2018
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
Thursday 8th to Saturday 10th November 2018
Oxford Beer Festival

Oxford Beer Festival logo
CAMRA Town Hall,
St Aldate's,
Oxford,
Oxfordshire,
OX1 1BX
  • CAMRA organised.
  • Around 130 real ales, plus fresh duplicates for Saturday.
  • Around 50 ciders and perries.
  • Discounted entry for CAMRA members.

oxfordbeerfestival.camra.org.uk
Friday 9th and Saturday 10th November 2018
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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