Local Beer Festivals & Events (updated)


CAMRA Survey Trips

There is a regular programme of branch survey trips for the Good Beer Guide going on between May and October. Please check the branch diary for further details.


Begin again in May 2019

For more information & to book your place contact Mark Bainton at ku.gro.armac.lluh@sbuperihskroytsae or 07749 505365

CAMRA Social Events

Further information as soon as available from ku.gro.armac.lluh@yraterceslaicos

Beer Festivals

CAMRA Organised

Thursday 25th -- Sunday 28th April 2019; SKIPTON BEER FESTIVAL 2019

Ermysted’s Grammar School, Gargrave Road, Skipton, BD23 1PL
Thursday 3-10 Admission £2.50, card carrying CAMRA members free
Friday 11-4 £2.50, card carrying CAMRA members free
Friday 4-10 £3.50, card carrying CAMRA members free
Saturday 11-6 £3.50, card carrying CAMRA members free
Saturday 6-10 Free
60+ Real Ales, and a good selection of Real Ciders and Perries, and Foreign Bottled Beers
Hot food at all sessions


Elsecar Heritage Railway Yard, Elsecar Heritage Centre, Wath Road, Elsecar
Free Admission at all times: Friday 12 - 10: Saturday 12 - 10: Sunday 12 - 10: Monday 12 - 7:
80+ Real Ales and 50+ Ciders, and bottled beers
Music, Steam Railway, and Street Food.
See website for updates

Thursday 6th - Saturday 8th June 2019: DONCASTER BEER FESTIVAL

The Dome, Doncaster
Thursday 5 -- 11 Friday 11 -- 11 Saturday 11 -- 11

Thursday 6th - Saturday 8th June 2019:LEEDS BEER FESTIVAL

Leeds Beckett University Students Union Bar, Portland Way, LEEDS, LS1 3HE
Thursday 11 - 4: Free Admission
Thursday 5 - 11: £3, CAMRA Members and NUS Members Free Admission
Friday 11 - 11:£: 5, CAMRA Members and NUS Members £2
Saturday 11 - 11 5, CAMRA Members and NUS Members £2
Over 100 Real Ales.
Traditional Real Cider and Perry from around the country,
Global Beer Bar featuring craft beers from Leeds and way beyond – the best range of International beers of any Yorkshire CAMRA festival!
Local musicians performing, plus some quiet sessions
Hot & cold food, beery stalls, snack emporium, tombola
Full disabled access
FOR MORE INFO visit leedsbeerfestival.co.uk

Wednesday 18th -- Saturday 21st September 2019: YORK BEER FESTIVAL

Thursday 26th - Saturday 28th September 2019; CALDERDALE BEER AND CIDER FESTIVAL 2019

The venue will be announced as soon as possible. Not yet confirmed

Non CAMRA Organised

Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd June - Wold Top Brewery Open Weekend

Time: 11am til 5pm both days -Admission Fee: £5 per adult (no concessions). Kids under 16 are free.
All proceeds from the admission go to Charity
Bar Open (all profits to Charity), Brewery Tours
Coffee, Teas and Cakes available (all proceeds from this to Charity)
Food Stand, Beautiful Gardens to look around and Family Friendly
Dogs on leads (but not inside the Brewery)

Saturday 22nd June 2019 - Great Newsome Festival

The brewery’s annual open day gives you chance to visit the brewery, meet the team, enjoy local street food, listen to an array of great local music and sample a beer or 2 from our outdoor bar. Around the site they have a number of giant pub games and a sand pit to keep children entertained. This year’s music is provided by Scandalous Jazz who are welcome back from last year. Kwame D, with a chilled out vibe that will match the summer weather. New for 2019 are Dambuskers and to close out the evening local favourites. Check the following web site for further details https://www.greatnewsomebrewery.co.uk/festivale-2019. The Branch are expecting to run a Social/GBG survey trip to the festival and local pubs, further details available soon

Thursday 25th until Sunday 28th July: WHITBY BEER FESTIVAL

In aid of Whitby & District Lions. There will be over 30 beers and ciders to sample from local and regional brewers. £5 entry including Festival Glass and Beer Token. For further information please go to the following websites:

Is your local holding a beer festival then why not ask the landlord/landlady/licensee to email the detail to us at ku.gro.armac.lluh@armaclluh? Do you know of any real ale and cider festivals or events going on in the local area please let us know! (Note that these are not CAMRA events unless stated)