(We’ve added one or two interesting ones over the border, too!)
July 21: Meet the brewer with Keltek Brewery at Chapel an Gansblydhen, Fore Street, Bodmin, Cornwall PL31 2HR, 4pm-7pm.
July 22: Powderkeg Brewery summer party and tap takeover at The Grapevine Brewhouse, Exmouth, Devon EX8 1DL. Featuring the launch of Mandarina Kölsch. Details on the event Facebook page
July 22: Little Summer Beer Bash at Verdant Brewing Co, Unit 6, Tresidder Close, Falmouth TR11 4SP, 11am-11pm. One-day beer festival in association with Falmouth’s HAND Bar, featuring a stellar line-up of some of the UK’s best breweries. Full details on the event Facebook page
July 28 and 29: Dobwalls Charity Beer Festival at the Highwayman Carvery, Dobwalls, Cornwall PL14 6JD. Ales from Cornish microbreweries, plus cider, too. Details on the event Facebook page
July 28-30: Polzeath Beer Festival at The Point, St Minver, Polzeath, Cornwall PL27 6QT.
August 1-15: South West beers showcase at Friends of Ham, Leeds and Ilkley, curated by Vessel, Plymouth. See preview
August 7: Verdant Brewing Co tap takeover at 55 Yards Bottle Shop and Townhouse, 5 Cheltenham Place, Newquay, Cornwall TR7 1BA, 2pm-10.30pm. More details on the event Facebook page
August 26 and 27: Launceston Beer Festival, The Square, Launceston, Cornwall PL15. More information on the event Facebook page
September 8-10: Little Orchard Cider and Music Festival at Healey’s Cornish Cyder Farm, Penhallow, Truro, Cornwall TR4 9LW.
September 16: Beer Day at Exe Valley Brewery, Land Farm, Silverton, Devon EX5 4HF, noon-7pm. Beer (of course), a barbecue, brewery tours and music. Details on the event Facebook page
September 22-24: Steam and Ale Gala at Bodmin and Wenford Railway, Bodmin General Railway Station, Bodmin, Cornwall PL31 1AQ.
September 22-24: Newquay Beer Festival at Hendra Holiday Park, Newquay, Cornwall TR8 4NY.
October 19-21: Falmouth Beer Festival at the Princess Pavilion, Melvill Road, Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 4AR. Organised by the Cornwall branch of CAMRA
November 9-12: Cornwall Craft Beer Festival at Old County Hall, Station Road, Truro TR1 3HA. Details on the event Facebook page
November 25: Celtic Beer Festival at St Austell Brewery, 63 Trevarthian Road, St Austell, Cornwall PL25 4BY.