Events: September 2017

August 25-September 3: Beer Festival at the Duke of Wellington, 91-93 Waterloo Road, Norwich NR3 1EG.

August 26-September 3: Leeds Beer Week, various locations. Keep up to date via the Facebook event page

August 30-September 3: Summer Beer Festival at The Dove Street Inn Freehouse, 76 St Helens Street, Ipswich, Suffolk IP4 2LA. More than 60 beers, plus an all-day barbecue and wood-fired beers.

August 31-September 2: Elsecar-by-the-Sea Beer Festival at Milton Hall, Fitzwilliam Street, Elsecar, Barnsley, South Yorkshire S74 8EZ. More than 30 real ales, cider, and craft bottles, plus hot and cold food. More details on the Barnsley CAMRA website

August 31-September 2: Durham Beer Festival at the Students’ Union, University of Durham DH1 3AN. Details on the festival website

August 31-September 2: Ulverston Beer Festival at the Coronation Hall, County Road, Ulverston LA12 7LZ. More than 80 real ales and ciders, plus food, too. Details on the event web page

August 31-September 3: Beer Festival at the Jolly Brewer, Foundry Road, Stamford PE9 2PP.

September 1 and 2: Tiny Rebel Brewery present Brewfest at The Depot, 22 Dumballs Road, Cardiff CF10 5FE. Beers from Tiny Rebel and a host of other fine breweries, too, including the likes of Siren, Thornbridge, Mad Dog, Fourpure, Heavy Industry and Broufox. More info at www.tinyrebel.co.uk/brewfest/, tickets via Eventbrite

September 1-2: Beer Festival at the Village Hall, South Parade, Harbury CV33 6RX. 46 beers plus ciders and perries.

September 1-3: Ale at Amberley at Amberley Museum and Heritage Centre, Amberley, Sussex BN18 9LT. More than 60 real ales, cider and perries from across Sussex. With food, drink and entertainment. Details on the Amberley Museum website

September 1-3: Bridgnorth Beer Bash at the White Lion, 3 West Castle Street, Bridgnorth WV16 4AB. 18 cask beers, plus cider and live music. More details on the event Facebook page

September 1-3: Cloudwater and Friends, Collaboration Showcase at The Butcher’s Hook, 7 Manor Farm Road, Southampton SO18 1NN. Free admission. Details on the event Facebok page

September 1-3: Stith Fest at the Seven Stars, Church Road, Stithians, Cornwall TR3 7DH. Real ale and music. More details on the event Facebook page

September 2: Summer Brewhouse Session at Lost and Grounded Brewery, 91 Whitby Road, Bristol BS4 4AR, noon-7pm, with special guest Brew By Numbers and food by Alp Mac. More details on the brewery Facebook page

September 2: Bar Open event at Pipes, 183A Kings Road, Cardiff CF11 9DF, noon-10pm. Monthly event showcasing Pipes Brewery’s own beers.

September 2: East Malling Beer and Cider Festival at East Malling Research, New Road, East Malling, Kent ME19 6BJ. More than 75 real ales, plus a wide selection of ciders and perries. Details on the Maidstone and Mid Kent CAMRA website

September 2 and 3: Bewick Food and Beer Festival at The Barracks, Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland TD15 1DF. More than 60 food stall plus real ale festival. Crafts, live music and children’s activities, too. More details on the festival website

September 2 and 3: Faversham Hop Festival, Faversham, Kent. Featuring local beers and ciders. Details on the festival website

September 2 and 3: Landulph Craft Ale Festival at Landulph Church, Landulph, Saltash, Cornwall PL12 6NG. Camping available. Tickets via Eventbrite

September 5-9: Chappel Beer Festival at the East Anglian Railway Museum, Station Road, Wakes Colne CO6 2DS. More than 400 British beers, plus cider, perry, foreign beers and food. Details on the festival website

September 6: Gloucester Brewery tap takeover at the Pen and Wig, 1 Park Grove, Cardiff CF10 3BJ, 5pm onwards.

September 7: Bluestone Brewing tap takeover at St Canna’s Ale House, 42 Llandaff Road, Cardiff CF11 9NJ, 7pm onwards.

September 7: Stannary Brewing Company taproom open at Unit 5A, Pixon Trading Centre, Tavistock, Devon PL19 8DH, 7pm-11pm.

September 7-9: Horwich Rotary Club Beer Festival and Prosecco Bar at Horwich RMI, Ramsbottom Road, Horwich BL6 5NH. Entertainment, plus hot food. More details on the festival website

September 7-9: Tamworth Beer Festival at the Masonic Rooms, Lichfield Street, Tamworth B79 7QE. More than 75 real ales, including festival specials, plus ciders, perries and British and foreign bottled beers. More details on the festival web page

Leeds International Beer FestSeptember 7-10: Leeds International Beer Festival at Leeds Town Hall, The Headrow, Leeds LS1 3AD. Huge selection of beers from some of the UK’s and the world’s biggest breweries, plus street food and live music. Full details on the festival website

September 7-10: Beer Festival at the Shrewsbury Arms, 75 Eastgate Street, Stafford ST16 2NG.

September 8: Wishbone Brewery tap open at 2A Worth Bridge Industrial Estate, Chesham Street, Keighley, West Yorkshire BD21 4LG, 4.30pm-10pm. Six hand-pulled and two keg beers.

September 8 and 9: The Beavertown Extravaganza hosted by Beavertown Brewery, 17-18 Lockwood Industrial Estate, London N17 9QP. Festival showcasing more than 60 of the world’s best breweries. Details on the event Facebook page

September 8 and 9: North Cotswold Beer Festival at the Cricket Club, Batsford Road, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire GL56 9QA. More than 50 real ales, plus cider, perry, food and soft drinks.

September 8-10: Factoberfest at the Tobacco Factory, Raleigh Road, Bristol BS3 1TF. More than 70 craft beers, including unique brews from Bristol BeerFactory. Full details on the event Facebook page

September 8-10: Crewe Rail Ale Festival at the Crewe Railway Heritage Centre, Vernon Way, Crewe CW1 2DB. 60 beers plus ciders and perries, as well as mini train rides and railway displays. Details on the event web page

September 8-10: Charity beer festival at the Hanse House, South Quay, King’s Lynn, Norfolk PE30 5GN. Supporting Riding for the Disabled, Nelson’s Journey and other Rotary charities.

September 8-10: Little Orchard Cider and Music Festival at Healey’s Cornish Cyder Farm, Penhallow, Truro, Cornwall TR4 9LW.

September 9: Stubborn Mule Brewery Brew Tap at Unit 2, Radium Works, Bridgewater Road, Altrincham WA14 1LZ, 1pm-8pm. With Indian street food from The Curry Den.

Uppers and Downers

September 9: Real Ale Train at Llangollen Railway, The Station, Abbey Road, Llangollen LL20 8SN, 6.30pm-9.30pm. More details and bookings via the railway website

Beer on the Common

September 9: Beer on the Common at Tooting Bec Common, London SE16. Organised by Sambrooks Brewery, there will be about 100 beers from 15 UK breweries.

September 9: AleFest on the Beacon at the Barr Beacon Local Nature Reserve, Beacon Road, Aldridge, Walsall WS9 0QW. Billed as the Best of Britain, celebrating Birmingham and the Black Country’s ales, pies and music. Tickets and more details via Eventbrite

September 10: Sour Sunday at Vessel Beer Shop, 184 Exeter Street, Plymouth PL4 0NQ. A regular monthly event, every second Sunday. Vessel offers take-out prices to drink in on a range of sour beers.

September 10: Salisbury Food and Drink Festival CAMRA beer tent in Salisbury Market Place and Guildhall Square, in association with the city’s Arts Centre, 10am-5pm.

September 13: Uppers & Downers, Festival of Coffee Beers, at the Brew By Numbers Taproom, 75 Enid Street, London SE16 3RA, 6pm-10pm. Now in its fourth year, the event is curated by Good Beer Hunting’s Michael Kiser and world champion barista, Stephen Morrissey.  See preview

September 14: Stoutfest at Brewdog Cardiff, 31 Westgate Street, Cardiff CF10 1EH, 6pm.

September 14: International Beer Tasting at the Dartmoor Union Inn, Fore Street, Holbeton, Devon PL8 1NE, 7.30pm-10pm. In association with the Vessel Bottle Shop, Plymouth. Five beers introduced and discussed. Tickets £15 (limited to 25 people) on 01752 830346 or e-mail info@dartmoorunion.co.uk

September 14: Stannary Brewing Company taproom open at Unit 5A, Pixon Trading Centre, Tavistock, Devon PL19 8DH, 7pm-11pm.

September 14-16: Hinckley Beer Festival at The Atkins Building, Lower Bond Street, Hinckley, Leicestershire LE10 1QU. More than 70 real ales, many local, plus ciders, perries, foreign beers and fruit wines. More details on the festival web page

September 14-16: Wandle Beer Festival at Tooting and Mitcham United FC, Imperial Fields Stadium, Bishopsford Road, Mitcham SM4 6BF. Up to 60 beers, plus cider and food. Details on the festival website

September 14-16: Hofmeister brewery takeover at Tonbridge Old Fire Station, Castle Street, Tonbridge, Kent TN9 1BG.

September 14-18: Tapfest 2017 at the Fat Cat Brewery Tap, 98-100 Lawson Road, Norwich NR3 4LF. At least 70 cask beers, 30 keg beers and 30 ciders. Music, too, and food from Motherchip

September 15 and 16: Llolfest at Bragdy Twt Lol (The Treforrest Brewery), Unit B27, Treforrest CF37 5YB, noon-9pm. Showcasing the brewery’s own beers.

Bristol Craft Beer FestivalSeptember 15-17: Bristol Craft Beer Festival at Motion, 74-78 Avon Street, Bristol BS2 0PX.  See preview

September 15-24: Cheltenham and Gloucester Beer Week, events in various locations. More information to follow.

September 16: Duloe Ale and Cider Festival at Duloe Recreation Ground, Cornwall. Up to 14 beers, plus local cider and music.

September 16: Helperby Beer Festival at the Village Hall. Main Street, Helperby, York, North Yorkshire YO61 2NS. Cask and keg beers, mainly from the North. Details on the festival website

September 16: Wishbone Brewery tap open at 2A Worth Bridge Industrial Estate, Chesham Street, Keighley, West Yorkshire BD21 4LG, noon-7pm. Six hand-pulled and two keg beers.

September 16: South London Beer Festival — Oktoberfest at By The Horns Brewing, Unit 25, Summerstown, London SW17 0BQ, noon-11.30pm. Beers from seven breweries, plus brewery tours and street food. Donations to The Squad charity. Details on the event Facebook page

September 16: Free tasting of Boudicca Brewing’s bottled beers at Rainbow Wholefoods, Old Fire Station Stables, Labour in Vain Yard, Guildhall Hill, Norwich NR2 1JD, 10am-4pm. Details on the event Facebook page

September 16: Vegan Beer Festival at Islington Mill, James Street, Salford M3 5HW, 11am-10pm. Details and tickets via the event website

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 16: Brew Back Beer Fest  at Seven Bro7hers Brewery, Unit 63, Weybridge Enterprise Centre, Daniel Adamson Road, Salford M50 1DS, noon-11pm. Celebrating the opening of the Seven Bro7hers’ new brewery and bar, Tap 7. Locally-soured craft beers, ciders, gin, street food and live music. More details and tickets via Eventbrite

September 16: Stannary Brewing Company taproom open at Unit 5A, Pixon Trading Centre, Tavistock, Devon PL19 8DH, 10am-2pm.

September 17: Mikkeller tap takeover at Small Bar, 31 King Street, Bristol BS1 4DZ, 6pm-midnight. More than 15 draught beers. Full details on the event Facebook page

September 20-23: Knavesmire Beer and Cider Festival at York Knavesmire, York Racecourse YO23 1EX. More than 450 real ales, over 100 ciders, plus a foreign beer bar, wines and soft drinks. Full details on the festival website

September 21: Stannary Brewing Company taproom open at Unit 5A, Pixon Trading Centre, Tavistock, Devon PL19 8DH, 7pm-11pm.

September 21-23: Ashbourne Beer Festival at the Town Hall, 22 Market Place, Ashbourne DE6 1HQ. 40 real ales, plus real ciders, food and live music.

September 21-23: Cannock Chase Beer Festival at the Prince of Wales Theatre, Church Street, Cannock, Staffordshire WS11 1DE. More than 60 ales, plus 20 ciders and perries and an international bottled beer bar.

September 21-23: Great Welsh Beer and Cider Festival at The Depot, 22 Dumballs Road, Cardiff CF10 5FE. More than 140 beers plus 60 ciders and perries and street food. There will be meet the brewer sessions and live music. More information on the festival website

September 22 and 23: Burghfield Beer and Music Festival at The Recreation Ground, Burghfield Common RG7 3EN. More than 35 beers from a dozen local breweries, a range of cider and perry from three local producers, live music from some awesome local bands, plus food, family entertainment and more. All money raised goes to Thames Valley Air Ambulance. See www.burghfest.uk for details.

September 22 and 23: Collaboration launches at Errant Brewery, Arch 19, Forth Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3PG. Featuring brews made with Flash House and Out There brewing cos.

September 22 and 23: Beer Festival at Robinsons Visitor Centre, Apsley Street, Stockport, Cheshire SK1 1JJ. Part of Stockport Beer Week. Tickets £4 in advance or £5 on the door. For more details, call 0161 612 4100 or e-mail events@frederic-robinson.co.uk

September 22-24: Steam and Ale Gala at Bodmin and Wenford Railway, Bodmin General Railway Station, Bodmin, Cornwall PL31 1AQ.

September 22-24: Beer festival at Chums Micropub, 22 Chandos Road, Redland, Bristol BS6 6PF. Street party on the Sunday with local musicians.

September 22-24: Abbfest at Fermoy’s Garden Centre, Ipplepen, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ12 5TN. Beer, food and music, plus crafts and a children’s area. More information, advance tickets and weekend passes via www.abbfest.org/

September 22-24: Newquay Beer Festival at Hendra Holiday Park, Newquay, Cornwall TR8 4NY. More than 70 real ales and ciders. Advance bookings, early bird prices and reduced CAMRA tickets via the festival website

September 22-24: Rushden Historical Transport Society Beer and Music Festival at The Station, Rushden, Northamptonshire NN10 0AW. With a cider bar, live music and steam rides on a preserved railway line.

September 22-24: Guernsey Beer Festival at the Crown Pier, St Peter Port, Guernsey. Craft beers, real ales, ciders,plus wine, food and live music. Details on the event Facebook page

September 23: Revolutionize III at By The Horns Brewing, Unit 25, Summerstown, London SW17 0BQ, noon-11.30pm. Beer, street food and live music to mark the end of the brewer’s crowdfunding campaign. Details on the event Facebook page

September 23: Cantillon Zwanze Day at Beer Merchants, Unit 101, North Western Street, Manchester M12 6JL. More details on the event Facebook page

September 23: Epping Ongar Railway Real Ale Train, leaving from Ongar Station, Station Approach, Ongar, Essex CM5 9BN. Six real ales and two ciders. Part of the railway’s Autumn Diesel Gala. More details on the event web page

September 23: Oktoberfest at Ringwood Brewery, 138 Christchurch Road, Ringwood, Hampshire BH24 3AP, 1pm-6pm. Ringwood ales, German delicacies and an oompah band. More details on the event Facebook page

September 24: Beer Brunch at Wild Beer at Jessop House, 30 Cambray Place, Cheltenham GL50 1JX, 10.30am-12.30pm. As part of Cheltenham and Gloucester Beer Week, Shandin Rickard-Hughes, the director and tour guide at Brewerism will be taking the edge off the-night-before. Tickets for this Dea Latis event are £30 a head and available through Brewerism

September 24: Meet the brewer and tap takeover with Thornbridge Brewery at The Old Dancer, 16 Grove Street, Wilmslow SK9 1DR, 4pm-5.30pm. Tickets £10 in advance, available from the bar. More details on te event Facebook page

September 23: Stannary Brewing Company taproom open at Unit 5A, Pixon Trading Centre, Tavistock, Devon PL19 8DH, 10am-2pm.

September 26-October 2: Beer Festival at the Golden Lion, 35 North Street, Rochford, Essex SS4 1AB. More than 30 real ales, plus seven ciders.

September 27: Half and Half Pairing, of five beers and five spirits, 51 Old Dumbarton Road, Glasgow G3 8RF, 6-8pm, in association with Tempest Beer Co. Tickets £10.

September 27-30: St Albans Beer and Cider Festival at the Alban Arena, Civic Centre, St Albans AL1 3LD. Up to 350 real ales, 50 ciders and perries and 50 bottled beers, as well as foreign beers. More details on the festival website

September 28: Meet the brewer with Steve Wellington and his team from the Heritage Brewing Company at the National Brewery Centre, Horninglow Street, Burton-on-Trent DE14 1NG, 6pm-9pm.

September 28: Stone Brewing Berlin tap takeover at Brewdog Cardiff, 31 Westgate Street, Cardiff CF10 1EH, 6pm.

September 28: Oktoberfest at Hobsons Brewery, Newhouse Farm, Tenbury Road, Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire DY14 8RD, 7-10.30pm. Details on the event Facebook page

September 28: Beer Boars Group Brew with Wild Card Brewing’s Jaega Wise, at Brew Club, 9 The Tram Depot, 38-40 Upper Clapton Road, London E5 8BQ, 6pm-10.30pm. An evening brew session of three beers, craft beer tasting & a six-pack of beer to be collected two weeks later. Details and tickets (£12.50) via Eventbrite

Garage Brew Co eventSeptember 28: Garage Beer Co tap takeover with kegs and cans at The Smithfield Market Tavern, 37 Swan Street, Manchester M4 5JZ, 6pm.

September 28: Stannary Brewing Company taproom open at Unit 5A, Pixon Trading Centre, Tavistock, Devon PL19 8DH, 7pm-11pm.

September 28-30: Calderdale Beer and Cider Festival at the Town Hall, St George’s Street, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire HX7 7BY. 50 real ales, ciders and perries. Details on the festival web page

September 28-30: Beer Festival at St George’s Hall, St George’s Place, Liverpool L1 1JJ, staged by Real Ale Events Ltd. More than 200 real ales, ciders and bottled beers. Details on the festival website

September 28-30: Cambridgeshire horse racing meeting and real ale festival at Newmarket racecourse, Suffolk. Read our preview and find out how you can save money on entry, exclusively to Beer Today!

September 28-30: Tynemouth Beer Festival at Tynemouth Cricket Club, Preston Avenue, South Shields NE30 2BG. 60 beers and 20 ciders. Details on the festival website

September 28-October 1: Autumn Beer Festival at the Billericay Brewing Co, 54B/C Chapel Street, Billericay, Essex CM12 9LS.

September 28-October 1: Magic Rock tap takeover at Common, 39-41 Edge Street, Manchester M4 1HW. Part of the IMBC 2017 Fringe. More details on the event Facebook page

September 28-October 1: Amber Valley CAMRA Beer and Cider Festival at Strutts, Derby Road, Belper, Derbyshire DE56 1UU. More than 70 beers, plus ciders, perries and fruit wines. More details on the Amber Valley CAMRA website

September 28-October 1: Beer Festival at the Old Bull’s Head, 1 Redhall Road, Lower Gornal DY3 2NU.

September 28-October 1: Independent Manchester Beer Convention at the Victoria Baths, Hathersage Road, Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester M13 0FE. A world class showcase of the best breweries from the UK and beyond. Full details on the festival website

September 29: Opening of BrewDog bar at The Corridor, 119 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1HU, from noon. More details on the event Facebook page

September 29: Celebratory evening with The Stowes ceilidh band at Padstow Brewing Company Tasting Rooms, Broad Street, Padstow, Cornwall PL28 8BS, 6.30pm-10.30pm. Celebrating an upcoming collaboration with the brewery. Details on the event Facebook page

September 29: David Ford live at Dark Star Brewery, Star Road Industrial Estate, Partridge Green, West Sussex RH13 9RA, 6pm-10.45pm. Tickets £15 (includes a pint, glass of wine or a soft drink) at www.darkstarbrewing.co.uk/events

September 29 and 30: Beverley Craft Beer and Cider Festival at the Memorial Hall, 73-75 Lairgate, Beverley HU17 8HN. Beers from local breweries, plus food and live entertainment. Find out more on the festival website

September 29 and 30: Oktoberfest at Gloucester Brewery, Fox’s Kiln, West Quay, The Docks, Gloucester GL1 2LG. Live music, street food and a wide range of UK and on site brewed beers over four sessions. More details and tickets via Eventbrite

September 29 and 30: Woolston Beer Festival at Pear Tree Church Hall, 80 Pear Tree Road, Woolston, Southampton SO19 7GU. More than 30 real ales, ciders and bottled beers, plus food. Details on the festival website

September 29-October 1: Chacewater Food and Ale Festival at The Old Market, The Square, Chacewater, Cornwall TR4 8PY. Opening times: Friday, 5pm-11pm; Saturday, noon until 10pm; Sunday, noon until 5pm or until the beer runs out. In association with The Beer Man

September 29-October 1: Ales, Cider and Wine Weekend at the RHS Garden, Rosemoor, Great Torrington, Devon EX38 8PH. Also, a display of produce from the garden, food stalls and a barbecue. Full details on the event Facebook page

September 29-October 1: Green Hop Beer Festival at The Talbot, Knightwick, Worcestershire WR6 5PH. Live music Saturday evening and Sunday lunchtime.

September 30: Dea Latis beer and food feast at the John Harvey Tavern, Cliffe High Street, Lewes BN7 2AN, 7..30pm-10.30pm. In association Harvey’s Brewery as part of Lewes Octoberfeast. More details and tickets via Eventbrite

September 30: Stannary Brewing Company Oktoberfest at Unit 5A, Pixon Trading Centre, Tavistock, Devon PL19 8DH, noon-10pm.

September 30 and October 1: Dark Star Brewery’s Hopfest at the brewery, Star Road, Partridge Green, West Sussex RH13 8RA. £5 entry fee includes a beer, cider, wine or soft drink. Full details on the event web page