Events: July 2017

June 29-July 2: Summer Beer Festival at The Beehive, 30 Leopold Road, Norwich NR4 7PJ. More than 30 beers, plus a barbecue.

June 30-July 3: Summer Beer Festival at Suddabys, 12 Wheelgate, Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7HP. Wide range of beers and ciders, plus live music and bar snacks.

July 1: Doom Bar Lions v an All Blacks XV rugby match at Camborne RFC, Cornwall, free entry via ticket, with a free pint of Doom Bar include.  See preview

July 1: Open day at Bragdy Conwy (Conwy Brewery), Unit 2, Ty Mawr Enterprise Park, Tan y Graig Road, Llysfaen, Conwy LL29 8UE, noon until dusk. Brewery tours, special brews, music, food, and kids welcome (face painting).

July 1: Devizes Beer Festival at The Wharf, Devizes, Wiltshire, 11.30am-10pm. More than 60 real ales and cider. Admission by advnace tickets (£10) from Devizes CAMRA, 9 Walden Lodge Close, Devizes, Wiltshire SN10 5BU — send SAE and cheque payable to Devizes CAMRA.

July 1: Mark Bryant Cancer Recovery Fundraiser at the Great Orme Brewery, Builder Street, Llandudno LL30 1DR, 7.30-11pm. Details on the event Facebook page

July 1: Third Birthday Beer Bash at Orbit Brewery, Railway Arches, 225-228 Fielding Street, London SE17 3HD, noon-10pm. Including special beers and giveaways. Details on the event Facebook page

July 3 and 4: Imbibe Live trade show at Olympia, London.

July 4: Independence Day tap takeover by Rogue Ales at The King & Co, 100 Clapham Park Road, London SW4 7BZ.  See preview

July 5: Beer and whiskey matching with Rogue Ales at The King & Co, 100 Clapham Park Road, London SW4 7BZ.   See preview

July 4-8: Chelmsford Summer Beer and Cider Festival at Admirals Park, Rainsford Road, Chelmsford CM1 2PL. More than 350 real ales and over 100 ciders and perries, plus foreign beers on draught. Full details on the festival website

Derby Beer FestivalJuly 5-9: Derby CAMRA City Charter Beer Festival at the Market Place, Corporation Street, Derby DE1 2FE. Details on the event web page

July 5-9: Beer and Music Festival at the Kings Arms, 22 Hall Street, Norwich NR1 3HQ.

July 6: Magic Rock Brewing beer party and barbecue at The Prince, 1 Finsbury Road, Bounds Green, London N22 8PA, 7pm until late. Barbecue food matched with five Magic Rock beers, hosted by brewery founder Richard Burhouse and beer writer Matt Curtis. Details and ticket information at Total Ales

July 6: City Beerfest at Guildhall Yard, London EC2V 5AE, organised by the City Music Foundation. Details and tickets via Eventbrite

July 6-8: Society for the Protection of Beers from the Wood Woodfest at the Horse and Jockey, Church Street, Castleford WF10 1ES.

July 6-8: Beers, Bands and Boomtasstic Times at Offbeat Brewery, Units 4 and 5, Thomas Street, Crewe CW1 2BD. Offbeat beers, guest beers and live music. More details on the event web page

July 6-8: Scottish Real Ale Festival at the Corn Exchange, New Market Road, Edinburgh EH14 1RJ. More than 180 Scottish real ales, plus cider and perry. Full details on the festival website

July 6-8: Chorlton Beer and Cider Festival at St Clement’s Church, Edge Lane, Chorlton, Manchester M21 9JF. More than 90 real ales and over 50 ciders and perries, plus bottled world beers. Full details on the festival website

July 6-8: York: City of Ale Beer Festival at Brew York, Unit 6, Enterprise Complex, Walmgate, York YO1 9TT. Details on the event web page

July 6-9: Beer festival at Settle Victoria Hall, Kirkgate, Settle, North Yorkshire BD24 9DZ. More than 20 cask beers, plus lager, cider and entertainment. Details on the event web page

July 7 and 8: Beer festival at Wyke Down Country Pub and Restaurant, Picket Piece, Andover, Hampshire SP11 6LX.

July 7 and 8: Stratford -upon-Avon Beer Festival at Stratford -upon-Avon Racecourse, Luddington Road, Stratford -upon-Avon, Warwickshire CV37 9SE

July 7 and 8: SIBA South East Beer Festival at Tonbridge Juddians Rugby Club, The Slade, Tonbridge, Kent TN9 1HR. More than 150 ales, plus cider. More details on the festival web page

July 7-9: Beer on the Wye at Hereford Rowing Club, Greyfriars Avenue, Hereford HR4 0BE. Opening times: Friday, 2-11pm; Saturday, noon-11pm; Sunday (family fun day), noon-5pm.

July 8: Summer Brewhouse Session at Lost and Grounded Brewery, 91 Whitby Road, Bristol BS4 4AR, noon-7pm, with special guest Verdant Brewing and food by Buckland Burgers. More details on the brewery Facebook page

July 8 and 9: Woodcote Festival of Ale at the Woodcote Rally, on the A4074 Reading to Oxford road RG8 0QY. 30 real ale and ciders. More details on the rally website

July 10-17: Redchurch Brewery tap takeover at Salt Horse beer shop and bar, 57-61 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh EH1 1NB. A dozen or so beers, including barrel-aged and sour brews.

July 11-16: Summer Beer Festival and Fair at Heathfields, Woodbastwick Road, Blofield Heath, Norwich NR13 4QH. 18 real ales, plus gin, cocktails and live music.

July 12-15: Ealing Beer Festival at Walpole Park, Mattock Lane, London W5 5BG. Details on the festival website

July 12-16: Summer Beer Festival at Ye Olde Dolphin, Queen Street, Derby DE1 3DL.

July 14: Delabole Carnival Beer Festival, Carnival Marquee, Delabole, Cornwall, 6pm.

July 14-16: Bespoke Beer and Cider Festival at Bespoke Brewing Co, The Mews, Brook Street, Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire GL17 0SL. More than 100 beers and ciders from all over the UK. Part of the Mitcheldean Fete and Folk Festival. More details on the event Facebook page

July 14-16: North Norfolk Railway Beer Festival at Sheringham Station, Sheringham, Norfolk NR26 8RA. Hot food, live entertainment and steam and diesel services.

July 14-16: Beer Festival at The Falcon, St Mawgan, Cornwall TR8 4EP.

July 14-16: Beer and Cider Festival at Wigan Central, No 1 Arch, Queen Street, Wigan WN3 4DY. More than 40 cask ales, 20 craft beers, plus cider.

July 15: Brewtap and Comedy Night at Stubborn Mule Brewery, Unit 2, Radium Works, Bridgewater Road, Altrincham WA14 1LZ. Brewtap, 1pm-6pm. Comedy, with Monty Burns and Jim Bayes, 7.30pm-11.30pm. Tickets, priced at £15, available from the brewery.

July 15: Ale and Cider Festival at AFC Wimbledon, Jack Goodchild Way, Kingston Road, Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 3PB, noon-10pm. Sponsored by the Wimbledon Brewery, with drinks from several producers. More details on the event Facebook page

July 15: 40FT Brewery second anniversary party at Bootyard, Abbott Street, London E8 3DP, 3pm-11pm. Beers will include special edition barrel-aged Deepest stout (10.5% ABV). Details on the event Facebook page

July 20-22: Beckenham Beer Festival at the Rugby Club, Balmoral Road, Beckenham BR3 3RD. 65 real ales, plus cider and perry. More details on the festival web page

July 20-22: Shrewsbury CAMRA Beer, Cider and Perry Festival at the Wakeman Hall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury SY2 6AA. 110 beers, plus ciders, perries, country wines and craft gins. Details on the event Facebook page

July 20-22: Northern Craft Beer Fest at Hawkshead Brewery, Mill Yard, Staveley, Cumbria LA8 9LR. With food and live music. Details on the event web page

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July 20-23: Billericay Brewing Company Summer Beer Festival at 52 Chapel Street, Billericay, Essex CM12 9LS.

July 20-23: Beer Festival at the White Hart, Swan Lane, Margaretting Tye, Ingatestone, Essex CM4 9JX.

July 20-23: Beer Festival at the Battlesteads Hotel and Restaurant, Wark on Tyne, near Hexham, Northumberland NE48 3LS. More than 20 beers, ciders and foreign lagers. Details on the event web page

July 20-23: Beer Festival at the Robin Hood, 54 The Crescent, Willenhall WV13 2QR.

July 21: Meet the brewer with Keltek Brewery at Chapel an Gansblydhen, Fore Street, Bodmin, Cornwall PL31 2HR, 4pm-7pm.

July 21 and 22: Ales Tales at Oval Space, London E2 9DT. Bringing the best of the Belgian craft brewing scene to London.  See preview

July 21-23: New Bristol Brewery tap takeover at BrewDog Bristol, 58 Baldwin Street, Bristol BS1 1QW.

July 21-23: Beer festival at Crusaders RFC, Beckhithe, Little Melton, Norfolk NR9 3RP. 30 real ales and ciders, with camping available. Event sponsored by the Fat Cat Brewery.

July 21-23: Market Bosworth Rail Ale Festival at The Battlefield Line, The Goods Shed, Railway Station, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire CV13 0PF. 80 real ale, plus cider, perry, fruit wine and Pimms. Beers and ciders on the trains, too. Opening times: Friday, noon-11pm; Saturday, 11am-11pm; Sunday, 11am-6pm.

July 21-23: Beer Festival at Reedham Village Hall, Pottles Lane, Reedham, Norfolk NR13 3HL. Details on the event Facebook page

July 22: Pirate Life tap takeover at The Wolf, 2-10 Constitution Hill, Birmingham B19 3LY, all day. Six beers, including Mosaic on keg.

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 22: Peckham Craft Beer Festival at Copeland Park, Peckham, London SE15, hosted by London Beer Factory. More than 20 breweries, plus street food and DJs. Details on the festival website

July 22: Beer Festival at the Cromwell Manor, Watt Tyler Lane, Pitsea, Essex SS16 4UH.

July 22: Punchline Brewery preview at Unit 13, Stowheath Industrial Estate, Monmore Road, Wolverhampton WV1 2TZ, 3pm-7pm. First chance to see a new brewery! Details on the event Facebook page

July 24: Mad Hatter tap takeover at The Wolf, 2-10 Constitution Hill, Birmingham B19 3LY, from 6pm. Includes a limited giveaway of Lickface beer.

July 25: Meet the brewer with Will Harris, of Chorlton Brewing Co, at CASC, 7 Stirlin Street, Aberdeen AB11 6ND. Drinking and talking about sour beer, and pairing whisky. Contact CASC for tickets

July 26: Meet the brewer with Matt Marcus of Chorlton Brewing Co at Salt Horse, 57-61 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh EH1 1NB. Tasting sour beers. Contact Salt Horse for tickets.

July 27: Brewing Crash Course at Bristol Brewery School, 20A Wilson Street, Bristol BS2 9HH, 9.15am-4pm. The basics of brewing science and recipe design. Full details on the event Facebook page

July 27: Launch of a collaboration beer from Twisted Barrel Ale, Blackjack Brewery and The Wolf at The Wolf, 2-10 Constitution Hill, Birmingham B19 3LY, from 6pm. Tap takeover and meet the brewer session, too.

July 27: Debate — What is the Future of Craft Beer? — at Five Miles, 39B Markfield Road, London N15 4QA, 6pm-9pm. Details on the event Facebook page

July 27: Chorlton Brewing Co tap takeover at Hippo Beers, 323 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3HW.

July 27-29: King’s Lynn Beer Festival at Stuart House, 35 Goodwins Road, King’s Lynn PE30 5QX.

July 27-29: Tayside CAMRA Real Ale and Cider Festival at the Dewars Centre, Glover Street, Perth PH2 0TH.

July 27-29: Stafford Beer and Cider Festival at the Blessed William Howard School, Rowley Avenue, Stafford ST17 9AB. 70 real ales, more than 30 ciders and perries, plus country wines and bottled beers.

July 27-30: Cider Festival at the Queen’s Head, 129 High Street, Wordsley DY8 5QS.

July 28: Bissell Brothers tap takeover at Café Beermoth, 40A Spring Gardens, Manchester M2 1EN, 6pm-12.30am. Bissell Brothers hail from Portland, Maine. Details on the event Facebook page

July 28: Meet the brewer with Mike Marcus of Chorlton Brewing Co at Lanterne Rouge, 12 St Lawrence Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE6 1AP. Tickets via Eventbrite

July 28-30: Quantock Summer Beer Fest at Quantock Brewery, Westridge Way, Broadgauge Business Park, Bishops Lydeard, Somerset TA4 3RU. Details on the event Facebook page

July 28-30: Unity Brewing tap takeover at BrewDog Bristol, 58 Baldwin Street, Bristol BS1 1QW.

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

Epping Ongar Railway beer festJuly 28-30: Hop on the Beer Line with Epping Ongar Railway. Beer, steam trains and music. Look out for details on the Epping Ongar Railway website

July 28-30: Polzeath Beer Festival at The Point, St Minver, Polzeath, Cornwall PL27 6QT.

July 28-30: Cotswold Beer Festival at the Postlip Hall Tithe Barn, near Winchcombe, Gloucestershire. More than 70 beers, plus ciders, perries, soft drinks, food and entertainment. More details on the festival web page

July 29: Open day at Bragdy Conwy (Conwy Brewery), Unit 2, Ty Mawr Enterprise Park, Tan y Graig Road, Llysfaen, Conwy LL29 8UE, noon until dusk. Brewery tours, special brews, music, food, and kids welcome (face painting).

July 29: Open day at Roosters Brewery, Unit 3, Grimbald Park, Wetherby Road, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire HG5 8LJ. Details on the brewery website

July 29: The Midsummer Christmas Party at Wild Weather Ales, Unit 19, Easter Park, Silchester, Hampshire RG7 2PQ, noon until late. 16 beers, including eight from the New Zealand Beer Collective

July 31: Open night at Tremethick Brewery, Tremethick, Oak Vale, Grampound, Cornwall TR2 4QY, 6pm-9pm. Event and ticket details via the event Facebook page

July 31-August 6: Bays Brewery Tap Takeover at The Green Ginger, Lower Ground Floor, Winter Garden, Fleet Walk, Torquay, Devon TQ2 5DZ. Meet the brewer event on August 2 at 4pm. Details on the Facebook event page