Events: August 2019

August 1: Brewery tour at Harbour Brewing Co, Tretoil Farm, Bodmin PL30 5BA, 3pm-5pm. Tickets via Eventbrite

August 2-4: Beer Festival at The Witchball, Lighthouse Road, The Lizard, Cornwall TR12 7NJ. Details on the event Facebook page

August 3: 25th anniversary beer festival at Durham Brewery, Unit 6A, Bowburn North Industrial Estate, Bowburn, County Durham, DH6 5PF. At least 12 Durham beers in cask and keg, from old favourites to new and special editions. Details and tickets via the brewery website

August 6-10: Great British Beer Festival at Olympia, London. Full details on the festival website

August 8: Brewery tour at Harbour Brewing Co, Tretoil Farm, Bodmin PL30 5BA, 3pm-5pm. Tickets via Eventbrite

August 8: Left Handed Giant tap takeover at The Kings Arms, 11A Buckfast Street, London E2 6EY. Various styles, including Pilsner, stout, barley wine, sour and IPA.

August 8-10: Worcester Beer, Cider and Perry Festival at the Racecourse, Grand Stand Road, Worcester WR1 3EJ. More than 100 beers, and over 100 ciders and perries. Full details on the event website

August 9: Bar open at Old Dairy Brewery, Station Yard, Station Road, Tenterden, Kent TH30 6HE, 5pm-8pm.

August 9-11: London Craft Beer Festival at Tobacco Dock, Tobacco Quay, Wapping Lane, London E1W 2SF. See preview

August 9-11: Northern Monk showcase weekend at The Kings Arms, 11A Buckfast Street, London E2 6EY. Different beers pouring on all three days.

August 9-11: Beer and Cider Festival at The Royal Oak, Perranwell Station, Cornwall TR3 7PX. Featuring live music and, on Saturday, a barbecue.

August 10: Brewery tour at Billericay Brewing Co, 54B/C Chapel Street, Billericay, Essex CM12 9LS, 1pm. Tours can be booked here

August 11: London Craft Beer Festival closing party at The Kings Arms, 11A Buckfast Street, London E2 6EY. With New York’s Interboro Spirits & Ales.

August 10: Kentish Pip summer barbecue at Woolton Farm, Bekesbourne, Canterbury CT4 5EA, 11am-11pm. A wide range of ciders, including trial products, plus food and music. Details and tickets via Eventbrite

August 15: Brewery tour at Harbour Brewing Co, Tretoil Farm, Bodmin PL30 5BA, 3pm-5pm. Tickets via Eventbrite

August 16-18: Peakender at The Showground, Bakewell DE45 1AH. Beer from 17 breweries, plus street food, gin, live music and activities. Camping available. Full details and tickets here

August 16, 18-21, and 23: Cricket Tent Beer Festival at Kent County Cricket Club’s Spitfire Ground, Old Dover Road, Canterbury, Kent CT1 3NZ. A constantly changing selection of beers and ciders from more than 14 breweries.

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August 17: Tenth anniversary street party at Howl at the Moon (pictured above), 178 Hoxton Street, London N1 5LH. Details and tickets via Eventbrite

August 17: The Friends of Anarchy Beer Festival at Unit A1, Benfield Business Park, Benfield Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne 6 4NQ, noon-4.30pm (family session) and 5.30-10pm (over-18s only). Details on the event Facebook page

August 20-24: Peterborough Beer Festival on The Embankment, Bishops Road, Peterborough PE1 1EF. More than 400 beers, and a huge range of ciders, perries, bottled beers and wines. Details on the Peterborough CAMRA website

August 22: Brewery tour at Harbour Brewing Co, Tretoil Farm, Bodmin PL30 5BA, 3pm-5pm. Tickets via Eventbrite

August 22-24: Swansea Bay Beer and Cider Festival at the Brangwyn Hall, The Guildhall, Swansea SA1 4PE. Details on the Swansea CAMRA website

August 23: Bar open at Old Dairy Brewery, Station Yard, Station Road, Tenterden, Kent TH30 6HE, 5pm-8pm.

August 23-25: Unbarred Taproom and Brewery launch weekend at 19-23 Elder Place, Brighton BN1 4GF. See preview

August 23-25: Bank Holiday Weekender at Stroud Brewery, Kingfisher Business Park, Stroud GL5 2BY. Beer, cider, food, music, and family entertainment. Full details on the brewery website

August 24: Padstock at Padstow Brewing Co, Unit 6A, Trecerus Industrial Estate, Padstow, Cornwall PL28 8RW, 3pm-11pm. Food and drink, and live music, in aid of the National Lobster Hatchery. Details and tickets via Eventbrite

August 24 and 25: Brogdale Cider Festival at Brogdale Collections, Brogdale Road, Faversham, Kent ME13 8XZ. 60 local ciders, plus food, family entertainment,and music. Full details on the festival website

August 24 and 25: Cider and Sausage Festival at The Double Locks, Canal Banks, Exeter EX2 6LT.

August 24-26: Beer and Cider Festival at the Cherry Tree, 291 Ham Drive, Plymouth PL2 3NH. Up to 14 ales, plus six ciders.

August 28: Battle of the Beers at the Red Hand, 36-38 Stoke Newington Road, Dalston, London N16 7XJ. An event in association with Camden Town Brewery, raising money for the Pilot Light hospitality charity.

August 28-31: Durham Beer Festival at Durham City Rugby Club, Green Lane, Durham DH1 3JU. At least 48 real ales, plus KeyKeg beers, ciders and perries. Details on the festival website

August 30 and 31: Harbury Beer Festival at the Village Hall, South Parade, Harbury, Leamington Spa CV33 9JE. About 40 beers, with a focus on South Yorkshire breweries.

August 31: Brewery tour at Billericay Brewing Co, 54B/C Chapel Street, Billericay, Essex CM12 9LS, 1pm. Tours can be booked here

August 31: East Malling Beer and Cider Festival at the East Malling Research Centre, New Road, East Malling, Kent ME19 6BJ. More than 70 real ales, plus ciders and perries.

August 31: Marsh Gibbon Village Hall, Clements Lane, Marsh Gibbon OX27 0HG, 2pm to midnight. With music, entertainment and family fun.

August 31: Viaduct Works breweries open, including Treen’s Brewery third anniversary, at Viaduct Works, Ponsanooth, Cornwall TR3 7JW, noon-7pm.

August 31: Third anniversary party at the Stannary Taproom, Unit 5A Pixon Trading Centre, Tavistock, Devon PL19 8DH.

August 31 and September 1: Faversham Hop Festival throughout Faversham, Kent. Beer, cider, music and family entertainment. Full details on the festival website

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