Beer Festivals

We are very lucky in South Bedfordshire that there are always a number of excellent local beer festivals to attend. Many of them are not CAMRA beer festivals, but are wholeheartedly endorsed by us.

If you know of any other local beer festivals, please email:

August 2014

19th to 23rd August - CAMRA 37th Peterborough Beer Festival - The Embankment, Bishops Road, Peterborough, PE1 1EF. Over 400 real ales plus a large selection of real cider and perries, bottled beers and wines. More information on the festival website.

21st to 24th August - Cross Keys, Gustard Wood Beer Festival - Ballsclough Hill, Gustard Wood, Wheathampstead, AL4 8LA. 12 cask ales plus real cider.

22nd to 25th August - Rose and Crown, Sandridge 35 mile beer festival 25 High Street, Sandridge, St Albans, AL4 9DA. All beers come within 35 miles for the pub.

23rd to 25th August - Jolly Coopers, Flitton Beer Festival Wardhedges, Flitton, MK45 5ED. Bands, pig roast, 10 real ales, 3 ciders and a perry. The beer and cider list can be found here.

23rd to 25th August - Victoria Beer Festival 69 West Street, Dunstable, LU6 1ST. Details to follow.

23rd to 26th August - White Hart Tap, St Albans Beer Festival 4 Keyfield Terrace, St Albans, AL1 1QJ. 30 real ales and ciders plus bottled craft beer.

28th to 31st August - Rising Sun, Berkhamsted Beer, Cider and Perry Festival 1 Canal Side, George Street, Berkhamsted HP4 2EG.

September 2014

24th to 27th September - CAMRA St Albans Beer Festival - Alban Arena AL1 3LD. More detail when available, for the moment information is on the festival website.

October 2014

1st to 5th October - Anglers Retreat Beer Festival - Startops End, Marsworth, Tring HP23 4LJ. More information when available.

8th to 11th October - CAMRA 37th Bedford Beer Festival - Corn Exchange, St Paul's Square, Bedford, MK40 1SL. Over 100 real ales plus over 40 ciders and perries. More information on the festival page of the North Beds CAMRA branch website.

15th to 18th October - CAMRA Concrete Pint Beer Festival 2014 - The Buszy, 401 Elder Gate, Milton Keynes MK9 1LR. More details to follow.