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: email@example.com.
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.
26th to 28th September - March Hare, Dunton Grin and Beer it 3 Beer Festival - 34 High Street, Dunton, SB18 8RN. 16 to 20 real ales with 8 on at any one time from the bar. Starts at 4pm on Friday, all beer £3 per pint.
1st October - Black Lion Oktoberfest evening 20 High Street, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 1EA. 20 bottled German beers, German bar snacks plus a fancy dress competition - the best Lederhosen or Drindle outfit wins a £50 drinks voucher. More information here.
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.
31st October to 2nd November - Red Lion, Leighton Buzzard Beer Festival - 1 North Street, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 1EF. 8 real ales from all over the country. More details to follow.