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
Tuesday 16th to Friday 19th February 2016
Brewmasters Present Beer Festival

Brewmasters Present logo
Private Clapham Grand,
21-25 St John's Hill,
Clapham Junction,
London
SW11 1TT
  • Advertises 150 cask beers
  • Ciders
  • Craft Beer “wall”
  • Reduced entry for CAMRA members.

eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-brewmasters-a-theatre-of-beer-act-ii-clapham-london-2016-tickets-19798695431
Friday 19th to Saturday 20th February 2016
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.
  • Advance ticket only.
  • Customers requested to bring their own glass.

altonbeerfestival.co.uk
Thursday 25th to Sunday 28th February 2016
Castle Tap, Reading

Castle Tap
Pub The Castle Tap,
120 Castle Street,
Reading,
Berks,
RG1 7RJ
  • Details TBC

thecastletap.co.uk
Wednesday 2nd to Friday 4th March 2016
London Drinker Beer & Cider Festival

London Drinker Beer Festival logo
CAMRA Camden Centre,
Bidborough Street,
London,
WC1H 9AU
  • Around 120 real ales, ciders and perries.
  • Foreign beer bar.
  • CAMRA organised.
  • Reduced entry for CAMRA members.

northlondon.camra.org.uk/viewnode.php?id=772
Friday 11th to Sunday 13th March 2016
Perseverance, Wraysbury

Perseverance
Pub The Perseverance,
2 High Street,
Wraysbury,
Staines,
Surrey,
TW19 5DB
  • Around 10-12 beers at a time.

thepercy.co.uk
Friday 18th to Saturday 19th March 2016
Winchester Beer Festival

Winchester Beer Festival logo
CAMRA Guildhall,
The Broadway,
Winchester,
Hants,
SO23 9GH
  • Around 70 real ales, ciders and perries.
  • Bottled foreign beers.
  • CAMRA organised.
  • 35 mins train ride from Reading.
  • Advance ticket only.
  • £4 worth of beer tokens for CAMRA members.

winchesterbeerfestival.org.uk
Thursday 24th to Sunday 27th March 2016
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 24th to Monday 28th March 2016
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.

roseandcrownsandhurst.info
Friday 25th to Monday 28th March 2016
Crispin, Wokingham

Crispin
Pub The Crispin,
45 Denmark Street,
Wokingham,
Berks,
RG41 2AY
  • Expected to be predominantly a cider festival, with ales on the bar as usual.
  • Full details TBC.

crispinpub.co.uk
Friday 15th and Saturday 16th April 2016 Newbury Racecourse Beer Festival

Newbury Racecourse logo
Racecourse The Racecourse,
Newbury,
Berks,
RG14 7NZ
  • Featuring over 40 real ales and ciders.
  • Held in the Grandstand enclosure alongside a race meeting.
  • Half price entry to Grandstand enclosure for CAMRA members booking in advance (before midnight 10th April) who quote promotional code “CAMRA2016” either online using the links below or by calling 01635 40015.

newburyracecourse.co.uk/raceday/dubai-duty-free-spring-trials-weekend-friday

newburyracecourse.co.uk/raceday/dubai-duty-free-spring-trials-weekend-saturday
Thursday 21st to Saturday 23rd April 2016
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.
  • An annual event dating back to 1977

farnhamlions.org.uk/farnhambeerex.html
Thursday 28th April to Sunday 1st May 2016
Reading Beer & Cider Festival

Reading Beer Festival logo
CAMRA Christchurch Meadow,
George Street,
Reading,
Berks,
RG4 8BY
  • New location this year.
  • Around 500 real ales and 150 ciders & perries.
  • Extensive range of foreign beers and English wines.
  • CAMRA organised.
  • Hosts National Cider & Perry Awards.
  • Reduced entry for CAMRA members.

readingbeerfestival.org.uk
Thursday 12th to Saturday 14th May 2016
Kingston Beer & Cider Festival

Kingston Beer Festival logo
CAMRA Kingston Workmenís 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/kingston-beer-cider-festival
Saturday 28th to Sunday 29th May 2016
Royal Oak, Sunningdale

Royal Oak
Pub The Royal Oak,
19 Station Road,
Sunningdale,
Berks,
SL5 0QL
  • Around 15 ales, mostly from local brewers.

theroyaloaksunningdale.co.uk
Sunday 29th May 2016
Bracknell Ale & Wine Festival

Bracknell Ale Festival logo
Private Bracknell Rugby Football Club,
Lily Hill Park,
London Road,
Bracknell,
Berks,
RG12 2UG
  • New venue this year.
  • Likely to feature around 30 ales from local & regional breweries plus ciders.
  • English Wines.
  • Free entry for CAMRA members.

bracknellalefestival.co.uk
Friday 3rd to Saturday 4th June 2016
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 glass.

altonbeerfestival.co.uk
Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th June 2016
Queen's Head, Wokingham

Queen's Head
Pub The Queen's Head,
23 The Terrace,
Wokingham,
Berks,
RG40 1BP
  • Around 10-12 ales on stillage plus the usual 6 on tap.
  • Further details TBC.

queensheadwokingham.co.uk
Friday 10th to Saturday 11th June 2016
Guildford Beer Festival

Guildford Beer Festival logo
Club Guildford Cricket Club,
The Sports Ground,
Woodbridge Road,
Guildford,
Surrey,
GU1 4RP
  • Around 90 different ales from independent and micro breweries in Surrey, Berkshire, Hampshire and Sussex.
  • Around 20-25 real ciders & perries.
  • Short walk from Guildford station.

guildfordbeerfestival.co.uk
Saturday 11th June 2016
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.
  • Around 30 real ales.
  • Around 10 ciders.
  • Free entry.

twyfordbeerfest.co.uk
Friday 17th to Sunday 19th June 2016
Perseverance, Wraysbury

Perseverance
Pub The Perseverance,
2 High Street,
Wraysbury,
Staines,
Surrey,
TW19 5DB
  • Around 12 beers at a time.

thepercy.co.uk


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