Beer Festivals

Please read notes at bottom of listing. For Bank Holiday Changes & Public Transport info Click here - Don't Drink & Drive. For National CAMRA Festivals click here.
If your festival is in the branch area and is not featured on this page, please email the information to Matt Carlin.

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Thurs 31st to Sun 3rd Feb
multiple pub event
Lincoln Green Brewing presents Champion Beer of Britain, Beer's Got Talent. At the following:- Robin Hood (AND) Little John, 1 Church St, Arnold, Nottingham NG5 8FD, The Sir John Borlase Warren, 1 Ilkeston Rd, Nottingham NG7 3GD, Station Hotel, Station Terrace, Hucknall, NG15 7TQ, Poet & Castle, 2 Alfreton Rd, Codnor, Ripley DE5 9QY. 10 gold award winning beers from the CAMRA Champion Beer of Britain competition 2018 on the bar at the same time in each pub. From 7pm on the Thurs, all day Fri & Sat, Sun to 10.30pm (normal pub hours apply)

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Fri 1st to Sun 3rd 
CAMRA fest

20th Chesterfield Annual Beer Festival Winding Wheel Theatre, 13 Holywell St, Chesterfield S41 7SA Celebrating 20 years at the Winding Wheel 100 Beers, Cider & Gin. Ticket Price includes souvenir glass and programme. £5.50 Lunchtime Session 11am - 4pm £6.50 Evening Session 6.30pm - 11pm Tickets available on door lunchtime sessions, tickets for evening sessions on door subject to availability. Entertainment at evening session: Friday - The Suffragettes Saturday - Glitz.
Sat 2nd
Charity event 
DYB DOB: 2nd Arnold Scout Group's 1st Beer Festival Atherly House, Calverton Road, Arnold. Open 12:00 - 23:00
10 beers + 4 ciders
Thurs 7th to Sat 9th
CAMRA fest
6th South Normanton M&A Beer Festival The Post Mill Centre, off Market St, South Normanton, Alfreton DE55 2EJ
Open: Thu 8-11pm, Fri-Sat 11am-11pm. For more info contact
Thu 14th
CAMRA supported event
Champion of Beer of Nottinghamshire Competition - CBON The breweries of Nottinghamshire take part to see who will be crowned champion. This year the competition takes place in Hucknall at the John Godber Centre. Around 60 Nottinghamshire beers will be involved. Come along to the Hucknall Beer & Cider Festival to compare your tastes & thoughts with those of the CBON judges.
Thu 14th to Sun 17th
CAMRA supported fest
Hucknall Beer & Cider Festival, John Godber Centre Ogle St, Hucknall, Nottingham NG15 7FQ Thur 14 February 5.00-10.00; Fri 15 Feb 11.00-12.00; Sat 12.00-11.00; Sun 12.00-3.00. Includes the beers entered into the Champion Beer of Nottinghamshire Competition. Around 90+ beers & 7 fine craft real cider + 3 real perry. Hot & cold food throughout. Live music Saturday evening from Acoustic Union. For more current info see: Hucknall Beer & Cider Festival 
Wed 20th to Sat 23rd
CAMRA fest
15th Derby Winter Ales Festival at the Roundhouse Derby, Wed 5-11, Thurs to Sat 12-11, 400+ cask ales, ciders & perries. The Roundhouse venue is part of the Derby College complex situated on the Eastern side of Derby Railway Station. If arriving by train use the Pride Park exit from the over-bridge
Sat 23rd
YM CAMRA event
Young Members Social @ Derby WAF (see above) Calling all CAMRA Young Members! East Midlands CAMRA is hosting a YM Social at Derby Winter Ale Festival 2019. This event is open to all CAMRA members aged 18-30 and, if you are a member of an East Midlands branch, you will receive a voucher for a free pint of your choice. Entry to the festival is free for CAMRA members. The YM social will be meeting in the foyer at 6:30pm. Are your mates not CAMRA members yet but interested in seeing what we do? Bring them along!
Please add your name to the attending list so we have an idea of numbers and don't forget your CAMRA card and photo ID.
For more details contact Heather Knibbs at or Natalie Bullin at

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Thurs 7th to Sat 9th
Club Event
West Bridgford Hockey Club 276 Loughborough Road NG2 7FA opens 4.30 on Thurs and Friday, 12.00 on Saturday. Beer list and tasting notes on in late February.

Thurs 7th to Sat 9th

CAMRA fest

43rd Loughborough Beer Festival Loughborough Polish Club, True Lovers Walk, Loughborough LE11 3DB
60+ beers + cider + perry. Food available all sessions. Open: Thu-Sat 12noon-11pm. 
Admission: CAMRA & University Real Ale Society membs free all sess, Fri + Sat sessions small fee for non-members (£1 to 6pm, £2 6-11). 
Email or see for further details. 
Volunteers required to help at all sessions including set-up and take-down. Contact
Wed 13th to Sat 16th
CAMRA fest
Leicester Beer Festival Haymarket Theatre, 1 Garrick Walk, Leicester LE1 3AF. Wed 5pm to 11pm, Thurs/Fri 11am to 11pm, Sat 11am to 10pm. Admission £4.00 (CAMRA members £1.00) over 230 different ales, 35 traditional ciders and perries. Theme commemorates the 50th anniversary of the moon landing on 24th July 1969
Fri 15th to Sat 16th
Club Event
Nottingham Rugby Six Nations Beer Festival, Lady Bay, Nottingham. 50 different beers. Open 5-11pm Fri, Noon-11pm Saturday. Live music from 7pm Fri, Six Nations games Saturday on 70 inch Screen, including England vs Scotland at 5.30pm. Tickets available at bar on in advance at £10 includes glass and six tokens, £20 includes glass and 15 tokens.
Thurs (eve) 28th to Sat 30th
CAMRA fest
Burton Beer & Cider Festival, Burton Town Hall, King Edward Place, Burton on Trent, DE14 2EB. Thurs 6-11, Fri-Sat 11-11. Over 180 beers and ciders. Thurs free entry, Fri-Sat 11-6 £3, Fri 6-11 £7, Sat 6-11 £5, CAMRA members get £3 in beer tokens at all paid sessions. Live music Fri & Sat. Token festival (no cash bars) glass purchase/hire £3 all sessions

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Fri 3rd to Sun 5th
Club event
South Notts Real Ale Fest Nottingham Moderns Rugby Football Club, Main Rd, Wilford, Nottingham NG11 7AA,
Fri 17th to Sat 18th Castle Rock Yard Party - Old Cold Store and Brewery Yard Castle Rock Yard Party will be back in 2019! + Some of the best beers in cask and keg (20 cask, 40 keg - 20 at a time) + Live music curated by The Maze + Street food + Street performances + Free brewery tours + Beery fun at the Vat and Fiddle + General fabulous vibes

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Weds 9th - Sat 12th
CAMRA fest
Nottingham Robin Hood Beer & Cider Festival 2019. Venue: Nottingham Motorpoint Arena. For more information please check out the NRHBCF19 website Nottingham Robin Hood Beer & Cider Festival

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Though we try our best to confirm the accuracy of details, changes and cancellations do occur from time to time. You may want to confirm dates and times before attending.

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New event dates are added as soon as known. This page is updated at least once per week.

CAMRA Fest indicates an official CAMRA approved event. Pub Fest means that beer may only be served through the pub's normal handpumps unless stated otherwise. Pub Event means that there may not be a great choice of beers above the usual ones available.

Every effort is made to check these details out but apologies if we get this wrong. Please use the contact details given to save a wasted journey.

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