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The Best UK Beer Festivals 2024

Posted on Friday 10th November 2023 at 16:00

Bethan Boast

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Grab your souvenir glass and guide, and get down to some of the best beer festivals across the UK. Something is here for you whether keg, cask, or cider is your thing.


Keswick Beer Festival

Keswick Rugby Club, Keswick

This is the biggest beer festival in the north of England and now enters its 25th year. Expect a dizzying array of casks, cider, and perry lining the huge marquee, you will be spoilt for choice. 




Castle Rock Yard Party

Castle Rock Brewery, Nottingham

The two-day annual party is located in the Nottingham Brewer's site grounds, the yard party brings all things Castle Rock into one space. Expect some of the best live music, street food, and beer that Nottingham has to offer. Plus, the site is just a few minutes from the train station to get yourself home.



Yard Party

Arboretum Beer Festival

The Arboretum, Nottingham

The Arboretum Beer Festival is coming back bringing warm and fuzzy summer vibes to Nottingham’s historic green heart. Now a popular fixture on the city calendar, the all-day event at the Arboretum will once again showcase dozens of great real ales and craft beers from local breweries and beyond.




Deal Folk 'n' Beer Festival

Betteshanger Park, Deal 

Returning for another year, Deal Folk 'N' Beer Festival brings you a host of family fun in the sun - you will get a whole array of local microbrewers alongside the best in Kentish Folk Music and some more from further afield. It's the perfect chance to get in the summer festival mood.



Nottingham Craft Beer Festival 2024

Sneinton Market - Craft Beer Festival, Nottingham

Nottingham Craft Beer Festival has become an essential big weekend in the discerning drinker's calendar. Join esteemed brewers from right across the Midlands and beyond for two days sampling the finest brews and ales, plus live performances from cutting-edge artists and awesome DJs. Be there!




Indie Beer Feast 

Trafalgar Warehouse, Sheffield

Indie Beer Feast is a popular two-day beer festival held in Sheffield, UK, celebrated for its dedication to showcasing a diverse range of craft beers from independent breweries. The festival is a gathering of beer enthusiasts, connoisseurs, and brewers who come together to celebrate the artistry and creativity of the craft beer scene.


Indie Beer Feast


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These Hills

The Party Field, Lewes

This incredible event will be taking place in June this year across two days, among the rolling hills of the South Downs National Park. Expect a dreamy line-up of rare, limited-edition beers from 35 of the world's best breweries, plus low-intervention wine and cider, live music, DJs, and incredible street food.



 These Hills

Thornbridge Peakender

The Showground, Bakewell

Taking place in the beautiful surroundings of the Peak District, Thornbridge is located just down the road, bringing you a range of their beers plus a whole host of guest ales. Alongside the beer, there are numerous tasting events and even a pub quiz every night. Why not ditch the car and the designated driver; you can camp over for the weekend too!



Burger & Beer Festival

Bustler Street Food Market, Derby

Sumptuous beverages and tasty bites can be found courtesy of the best craft breweries and food traders at Burger & Beer Festival. Come to Bustler Street Food Market in Derby this summer to enjoy gastric delights, plus games, live music and even eating competitions! It’s an unmissable day out, so grab your ticket with Gigantic right now.



Derby Beer Con

Bustler Street Food Market, Derby

Derby Beer Con returns September 2023 and it is taking place at the Chocolate Factory again, on John Street (aka Bustler Street Food Market). Prepare yourself for a massive lineup of fantastic breweries. 


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