Events: February 2018

February 1: Beer Pairing Dinner with Five Points Brewing Co and Capish? at Mason & Company, 25 East Bay Lane, Here East, Hackney Wick, London E20 3BS, 7pm-10pm. More details and tickets via Eventbrite

Pendle Beer FestivalFebruary 1-3: Pendle Beer Festival at the Municipal Hall, Albert Road, Colne BB8 0AE. More than 100 real ales, plus cider, perry and bottled beer, with a North and South theme. Details on the festival website

February 1-3: Bent ‘n’ Bongs Beer Bash at the Roller Rink, Bolton Road, Atherton, Manchester M46 9JQ. 70 real ales, plus cider, draught foreign beers and a gin / prosecco bar. Details on the festival website

February 1-3: Stevenage Beer Festival at Stevenage Arts and Leisure Centre, Lytton Way, Stevenage, Hertfordshire SG1 1LZ.

February 1-3: Tewkesbury Winter Ales Festival at the George Watson Hall, 65 Barton Street, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire GL20 5PX. 80 winter ales, plus local cider and perry.

February 2: Ones to Watch tap takeover at Mason & Company, 25 East Bay Lane, Here East, Hackney Wick, London E20 3BS, 5pm. Featuring new breweries which Mason & Company staff feel are going to make a big impact. More details on the event Facebook page

February 2 and 3: Beerex at the Corn Exchange, High E Street, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1HF. More than 80 real ales and a dozen ciders and perries. More information and tickets via the West Dorset CAMRA website

February 2 and 3: White Cliffs Beer Festival at Dover Town Hall, The Maison Dieu, Biggin Street, Dover, Kent CT16 1DL. 70 winter and strong ales (5% ABV and over), plus Kent ciders.

February 3: Fifth anniversary party at Café Beermoth, 40A Spring Gardens, Manchester M2 1EN, 5pm. Featuring a number of collaboration beers from around the UK and Europe. Details on the event Facebook page

February 7: Homebrew Club at the Cap and Collar, 4 Queens Road, Saltaire, Bradford BD18 4SJ, 8pm-10pm.

February 8: Burnt Mill Brewery tap takeover at the North Bar, 24 New Briggate, Leeds LS1 6NU, 7pm. With head brewer, Sophie de Ronde. Details on the event Facebook page

February 8-10: Fleetwood Beer and Cider Festival at Marine Hall, The Esplanade, Fleetwood FY7 6HF. More than 100 real ales, plus cider, perry and a world bar. Details on the Blackpool CAMRA website

February 8-10: South Norwood Beer Festival at Stanley Halls, 12 South Norwood Hill, London SE25 6AB. 25 real ales, plus cider and perry.

February 9 and 10:  Tonbridge Juddians Rugby Club Beer Festival at The Slade, Tonbridge, Kent TN9 1HR. 24 ales plus cider — free admission. Full details on the festival website

February 10: Annual Pasty Competition at the Seven Stars, The Moor, Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 3QA. Traditional and creative classes. Entries by 7pm, judging 7.30pm. Details on the event Facebook page

February 10: Mini Vegan Fest at Wishbone Brewery, 2A Worth Bridge Industrial Estate, Chesham Street, Keighley, West Yorkshire BD21 4LG, noon-9pm. Vegan beers from Torrside and Nomadic breweries, with vegan food, too.

February 10: Launch of new brewery and tap room at Fourpure Brewing, 22 and 23 Bermondsey Trading Estate, Rotherhithe New Road, London SE16 3LL, 11am-10pm. More details and tickets (£5) via Eventbrite

February 10: Lee Skeet Supper Club at St Ives Brewery, Trewidden Road, St Ives, Cornwall TR26 2BX, from 6pm, with sharing dishes expected to include local mackerel, duck, cod and mussels. Details and tickets via the event web page

February 14-17: Chelmsford Winter Beer and Cider Festival at the King Edward VI Grammar School, Chelmsford CM1 3SX. Details on the event Facebook page

February 15-17: Luton Beer and Cider Festival at Hightown Sports and Arts Centre, Luton LU2 0JD. More than 100 cask beers, a KeyKeg bar and more than 20 perries and ciders. Details, including how to get tickets, on the event Facebook page

February 15-18: Luton Beer and Cider Festival at the Hightown Community Sports and Arts Centre, Concorde Street, Luton, Bedfordshire LU2 0JD. 100 real ales, plus cider, perry, bottled beers and KeyKeg real ales. Details on the South Bedfordshire CAMRA website

February 16 and 17: Alton Beer Festival at Alton College, Old Odiham Road, Alton, Hampshire GU34 2LX. Details on the festival website

February 16 and 17: Gosport Winter Beer Festival at Thorngate Hall, Bury Road, Gosport, Hampshire PO12 3PX. More than 80 real ales, plus ciders and perries. Details on the Portsmouth and South East Hampshire CAMRA website

February 17: Beer in the Big Smoke — Treen’s Brewery tap takeover at the Old Ale House, 7 Quay Street, Truro, Cornwall TR1 2HD, including a tutored tasting by brewer Simon Treen at 2.30pm. Details on the event Facebook page

February 17 and 18: Stoke Newington Beer Fest at Abney Public Hall, 73A Stoke Newington Church Street, London N16 0AS.  See preview

February 20-24: Great British Beer Festival Winter at St Andrews and Blackfriars Hall, St Andrews Hall Plain, Norwich NR3 1AU. Details on the festival website

Craft Beer Rising 2018February 22-24: Craft Beer Rising at The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, London E1 6QR. More details on the festival website

February 22-24: Bradford Beer Festival at the Victoria Hall, Victoria Road, Saltaire, Bradford BD18 3JS. More than 130 beers, 20 ciders, perries and fruit wines, plus draught and bottled international beers. More information plus tickets via the event Facebook page

February 22-24: Stockton Art and Arty Beer Festival at ARC, Dovecot Street, Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham TS18 1LL. More than 80 real ales, ciders and perries. Details on the Cleveland CAMRA website

February 23: BAD Co brewery tour, Unit 3, Northfield Road, Dishforth Airfield, Dishforth, North Yorkshire YO7 3DH, 7pm-9.30pm. Ful details on the brewery website

February 24: Social at Thornbridge Brewery, Riverside Business Park, Buxton Road, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1GS, noon-8pm. Booking essential — call 01629 815 999.

February 24: Vibrant Forest Brewery Winterfest at the Village Hall, Highwood Road, Brockenhurst, Hampshire SO42 7RY, 11am-7pm. Tickets available at The Hourglass, New Milton, and Beer Musketeer, Southsea.

February 28: Social at Thornbridge Brewery, Riverside Business Park, Buxton Road, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1GS, 5pm-9pm. Booking essential — call 01629 815999.