Events: June 2017

May 25-June 2: Hunt’s Cider Festival at The Green Ginger, Lower Ground Floor, Winter Garden, Fleet Walk, Torquay, Devon TQ2 5DZ. Details on the Facebook event page

May 30-June 3: Colchester Real Ale and Cider Festival at Colchester Arts Centre, Church Street, Colchester CO1 1NF. More than 140 real ales, plus cider and perry. Belgian bar, too, plus English wines. Details on the festival web page

June 1: Meet the brewer and beer and tapas matching at The Coach and Horses, Bethel Street, Norwich NR2 1NR, 7-8.30pm. Featuring the All Day Brewing Company. Full details on the event Facebook page

June 1-3: Kidderminster Beer and Cider Festival  at the Town Hall, Vicar Street, Kidderminster DY10 1DB. 70 real ales, ciders and perries. Details on the Wyre Forest CAMRA website

June 1-3: Stockport Beer and Cider Festival at Edgeley Park Football Ground (the home of Stockport County FC) Hardcastle Road, Stockport  SK3 9DD. More than 150 cask beers, plus ciders, perries and European bottled beers. Full details on the festival website

June 2: Meet the brewer with Rebel Brewing at No 5 Brewhouse, 5 The Crescent, Newquay, Cornwall TR7 1DT, 5pm.

June 2-4: Belper Goes Green CAMRA Beer and Cider Festival at Belper Rugby Club, Derby Road, Belper, Derbyshire DE56 1UU. 30 beers, plus cider and perry. More details on the Transition Belper website

June 6-10: Thurrock Beer Festival at Thurrock Civic Hall, Blackshots Lane, Grays, Essex RM16 2JU. More than 120 beers, plus 30 ciders and perries, English country wine a mead. Find out more at the South West Essex CAMRA website

June 7: Meet the brewer with Richard Marshall, of Hermitage Brewery, at the Cow and Cask, 1 Inches Yard, Market Street, Newbury, Berkshire RG14 5DP, 8pm. Limited number of tickets (£5) available from the micropub.

June 8-10: Hitchin Beer and Cider Festival at Hitchin Rugby Club, Old Hale Way, Hitchin SG5 1LX. Real ales, ciders, key keg beers and an international bar.

June 8-10: Cornwall Brewers’ Alliance bar at the Royal Cornwall Show, near Wadebridge.

June 8-10: Wolverhampton Beer and Cider Festival at Newhampton Arts Centre, Dunkley Street, Wolverhampton WV1 4AN. More than 75 real ales, plus cider, perry and bottled foreign beers. More details on the Wolverhampton CAMRA website

June 9: Music with The Mighty Offbeats at St Austell Brewery Visitor Centre, 63 Trevarthian Road, St Austell, Cornwall PL25 4BY, 8-11.30pm.

Liverpool Craft Beer ExpoJune 9-11: Beer & BEats at the Tobacco Factory, Raleigh Road, Bristol BS3 1TF, hosted by New Bristol Brewery. A collection of Bristol beers, plus food and music. Full details on the event Facebook page

June 9-11: Beer Festival at the King’s Head, North Road, Hemsby, Norfolk NR29 4LR. 11 beers and ciders, barbecue and live music.

June 9-11: Rail ale trail on West Somerset Railway, The Railway Station, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5BG. Pop-up bars at stations, in association with SIBA.  See preview

June 10: Chocolate and Ale Experience at The Chocolate Quarter, 1A Spencer Street, Birmingham B18 6DD, 4pm-5.30pm. Bring your Dad along to drink beer and make a set of Belgian chocolate tools. Full details and tickets via Design My Night

June 10: Summer Brewhouse Session at Lost and Grounded Brewery, 91 Whitby Road, Bristol BS4 4AR, noon-7pm, with special guest Pressure Drop Brewing and Food by Underdog. More details on the brewery Facebook page

June 10: John Porter conducting a Bombardier beer tasting at The Dad Network Live, The Clubhouse, St James’s Square, London SW1Y 4JU, 1.45, 2.30 and 3.30pm.

June 13: Meet the brewer event with Gipsy Hill Brewery at The Woodhouse,  38 Sydenham Hill, London SE26 6RS, 7pm-9.30pm. Beers paired with cheese. More details and tickets via Design My Night

June 13-18: De Molen tap takeover at Hop HIdeout, 448 Abbeydale Road, Sheffield S7 1FR. Details on the event Facebook page

June 15: Dea Latis beer and food tasting for women at Marston’s Brewery Visitor Centre, Burton upon Trent, 7pm.  See preview

June 15-17: Braintree Real Ale Festival at the Bocking Arts Centre, Bocking End, Braintree CM7 9AE. 50 beers, plus cider and perry, Details on the festival website

June 15-17: Tynedale Beer and Cider Festival at Tynedale Park, Corbridge, Northumberland NE45 5BA. Details on the festival website

June 15-17: Mini Beer Festival at the Penny Farthing, 3 Waterside, Crayford, Bexley DA1 4JJ Details on the micropub’s website

June 15-18: Liverpool Craft Beer Expo at Constellations, 37-39 Greenland Street, Liverpool L1 0BS. More than 300 beers, both keg and cask, plus ciders, across more than 20 bars. Details and tickets via Eventbrite

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June 15-19: Solstice Beer Festival at the Hill House Inn, Happisburgh, Norfolk NR12 0PW. More than 120 beers, plus cider and perry. Details on the festival web page

June 16 and 17: 21st South Downs Beer and Cider Festival at Lewes Town Hall, High Street, Lewes BN7 2QS.  See preview

June 16 and 17: Nuneaton and Bedworth Beer Festival at Nuneaton Co-Operative Sports Club, 23 Dugdale Street, Nuneaton CV11 5QJ. More than 30 real ales, plus cider and perry. Opening times: Friday, noon-10.30pm; Saturday, noon-9pm.

June 16 and 17: Occombe Beer Festival at Occombe Farm, Preston Down Road, Paignton, Devon TQ3 1RN. Beer, food and live music with 100% of festival profits going to Torbay Coast & Countryside Trust, to protect the places such as Berry Head, Ansteys Cove, Occombe Farm and Cockington. More details on the festival website

June 16 and 17: Poppleton Beer Festival at Poppleton Junior Football Club, Millfield Lane, Poppleton, York YO26 6NY. 65 beers, plus cider, Pimms, prosecco, food and live music. Full details on the event website

June 16 and 17: Salisbury Beerex at Salisbury Arts Centre, Bedwin Street, Salisbury SP1 3UT. Aboiut 50 beers and 10 ciders. Opening times: Friday, 6.30-1pm; Saturday, 11am-3.30pm; 6.30-11pm. Tickets £10 including glass and programme. Live music.

June 16 and 17: Kent and East Sussex Railway Beer Festival at Tenterden Town Station, Station Road, Tenterden, Kent TN30 6HE. Real ales, cider, perry and live music. Details on the Ashford, Folkestone and Romney Marsh CAMRA website

June 16-18: Mini beer festival and brewery tours at Billericay Brewing Co, 54B / C Chapel Street, Billericay, Essex CM12 9LS.

June 16-18: Ale and Music Festival at The Jolly Sailors, Brancaster Staithe, Norfolk PE31 8BJ.

June 16-18: I Want Moor Fest with Moor Brewery at The Moor Beer Tap Room / The Exchange, 72-73 Old Market Street, Bristol BS2 0EJ. Beers from Moor and other Bristol breweries, plus food and music. Full details and links to tickets on the festival web page

June 16-18: Beer Festival at The Watermill, Lelant, Cornwall TR27 6RQ. 40 ales and ciders.

June 16-18: Summer Solstice Beer Festival at the Gas Lamp Lounge, Thames Street, Louth LN11 7AD. More than 20 beers and ciders from all over Lincolnshire. More details on the event web page

June 16-18: Completely Celtic Ale, Cider and Music Festival at the Merrymoor Inn, Mawgan Porth, Newquay TR8 4BA.

June 16-18: North Brewing Co tap takeover at Cap and Collar, 4 Queens Road, Saltaire, West Yorkshire BD18 4SJ. Details on the event Facebook page

June 17 and 18: Gibberd Garden Beer Festival at Gibberd Garden, Marsh Lane, Old Harlow CM17 0NA. More than 50 beers, plus ciders and perries. More details on the festival web page

June 18: Revelry Day — brewery open day at Bishop Nick, 33 East Street, Braintree, Essex CM7 3JJ, noon-4pm. Details on the event Facebook page

June 18: Chocolate and Ale Experience at The Chocolate Quarter, 1A Spencer Street, Birmingham B18 6DD, 4pm-5.30pm. Bring your Dad along to drink beer and make a set of Belgian chocolate tools. Full details and tickets via Design My Night

June 18: Father’s Day open day at Cullercoats Brewery, Unit 19, Maurice Road Industrial Estate, off Neptune Road, Wallsend, Tyne and Wear NE28 6BY, noon-3pm.

June 22-24: Glasgow Real Ale Festival at The Briggait, 141 Bridgegate, Glasgow, G1 5HZ. More than 150 beers, plus cider and foreign beer. Full details on the festival website

June 22-25: Beer and BBQ Bash at Stannary Brewing Co, Unit 5A, Pixon Trading Centre, Tavistock, Devon PL19 8DH. Regular and experimental bers available. Thursday and Friday, taproom open 7pm-11pm; Saturday, beer and barbecue, noon-8pm; Sunday, beer and barbecue, noon-6pm.

June 23 and 24: Beer and Cider Festival at The Stadon Club, 62-64 Bradgate Road, Anstey, Leicester LE7 7AA. More details to follow.

June 23 and 24: Southampton Beer Festival at St Mary’s Stadium, Britannia Road, Southampton SO14 5FP. Up to 70 beers, plus cider, perry and foreign beer. Full details on the festival website

June 23-25: Annual Summer Beer Festival at The Red Lion, 74 High Street, Cricklade, Wiltshire SN6 6DD.

June 23-25: Mazey Beer Festival at the Dock Inn, 17 Quay Street, Penzance, Cornwall TR18 4BD. At least 20 beers from across the country, as well as Cornwall.

June 24: Sours and saisons tasting event at Triple fff Brewery, Unit 3, Old Magpie Works, Station Approach, Four Marks, Alton, Hampshire GU34 5HN, noon-4pm.

June 24: Hall & Woodhouse Beer Festival, Blandford St Mary, Dorset.  See preview

June 24: Clifford Champion Beer Festival at the Village Hall, Albion Street, Clifford, West Yorkshire LS23 6HY, noon until 11pm. Full details on the event website

June 24: Pop Up The Bar, at Exe Valley Brewery, Land Farm, Silverton, Exeter, Devon EX5 4HF, noon-6pm. Beer, cider and soft drinks. Details on the event Facebook page

June 24: Grain Fest at Grain Brewery, South Farm, Alburgh, Harleston, Norfolk IP20 0BS, 2-10pm. Beer, food and a strong live music line-up. Full detail on the event web page

June 24: This is Summer tap takeover at UBREW, 24 Old Jamaica Road, London SE16 4AW, 12.30-9pm. Details and tickets via Eventbrite

June 24: Wadebridge Beer Festival at Wadebridge Wines, Eddystone Road, Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7AL. 20 real ales. Organised by Wadebridge Lions Club

June 26: Tapas and beer pairing at The Biergarten, Unit 3, The Triangle, Wolverton Park Road, Milton Keynes MK12 5FJ, 7pm. More details and tickets via the Biergarten website

June 29-July 1: Bromsgrove Beer and Cider Festival, Bromsgrove Rugby Club, Finstall Road, Bromsgrove B60 3DH. More than 140 beers, and over 50 ciders and perries. Full details on the festival website

June 29-July 1: Central Manchester Beer Festival at 53Two Theatre, 8 Albion Street, Park Avenue Car Park, Manchester M1 5LN. Details on the festival web page

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

June 29-July 2: Music in the Gardens at th Botanical Gardens, Sheffield, including a mini-beer festival.  See preview

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.