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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
12th and 13th September - Harpenden Beer Festival - Royal British Legion, 21 Leyton Road, Harpenden, AL5 2HU. 70 real ales, perries and ciders. 12pm to 12am both days, free entry for CAMRA members.
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.
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.