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
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
Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd September 2018
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.
  • Expected to include around 36 beers and 11 ciders.
  • On the 2 and 2A bus routes from Reading.

burghfest.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
Saturday 29th September 2018
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
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
Friday 26th to Saturday 27th October 2018 Datchet

Datchet Beer Festival logo
Charity Datchet Village Hall,
3 Allen Way,
Datchet,
Berks,
SL3 9HR
  • Over 25 real ales, ciders and perries from the local area.
  • A short walk from Datchet Station.

datchetbeerfestival.co.uk
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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