Events: June 2018

June 1-4: Fyne Ales’ FyneFest at Achadunan, Cairndow PA26 8BJ. Beer from a multitude of breweries,plus food and music. Full details on the event Facebook page

June 1 and 2: The Final Firsty Friday and Saturday Fling at Offbeat Brewery, Units 4 and 5, Thomas Street, Crewe CW1 2BD. With live music. (Events will continue with new brewery owners.)

Ales Tales

June 1 and 2: Ales Tales Belgian Beer Festival at Oval Space, London E2 9TD. 20 Belgian craft brewers offering more than 70 beers.  See preview

June 2: Open day at Red Cat Brewery, Unit 10, Sun Valley Business Park, Winchester SO23 0LB, 11am-5pm. Beer in cask, keg and bottle, plus music and food. Details on the event Facebook page

June 5: Brewery tour at Wimbledon Brewery, 8 College Fields, Prince George’s Road, Wimbledon, London SW19 2PT, 6.30pm-8pm. Details and tickets via Eventbrite

June 7-9: Showcase of Cornish beer hosted by the Cornwall Brewers Alliance and CAMRA Kernow at the Royal Cornwall Show, Wadebridge, Cornwall.

June 9: Bash out the Back beer festival at the Star Inn, Vogue, St Day, Cornwall TR16 5NP.

June 12: Tap Takeover and Meet the Brewer with Justin Hawke’s Moor Beer at The Dog, 5 Lichfield Street, Burton upon Trent DE14 3QZ.

June 14-16: Cat Fest — first beer festival to take place at all of Norwich’s Fat Cat pubs simultaneously. Details on the event Facebook page

June 15-17: Ale, Cider and Music Festival at the Merrymoor Inn, Mawgan Porth, Cornwall TR8 4BA.

June 15 and 16: Occombe Festival at Occombe Farm, Preston Down Road, Paignton, Devon TQ3 1RN. Includes beer festival. Proceeds in aid of the Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust. Details on the festival website

June 17: Father’s Day Lunch with Dartmoor Brewery Jail Ale gift at the Bedford Hotel, 1 Plymouth Road, Tavistock, Devon PL19 8BB, noon. More details and tickets via the event Facebook page

June 19: Brewery tour at Wimbledon Brewery, 8 College Fields, Prince George’s Road, Wimbledon, London SW19 2PT, 6.30pm-8pm. Details and tickets via Eventbrite

June 23 and 24: Bad Seed Brewery fifth anniversary birthday bash at The Rook and Gaskill, 12 Lawrence Street, York YO10 3WP. 15 Bad Seed beers, including new ones. Details on the event Facebook page

June 27: Social at Thornbridge Brewery, Riverside Business Park, Buxton Road, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1GS, 5pm-9pm. Booking essential — call 01629 815 999.

June 29-July 1: Summer Beer Thing at The Pilcrow, Sadler’s Yard, Hanover Street, Manchester M60 0AB.

Manchester Beer Week

June 29-July 8: Manchester Beer Week, various venues.  See preview

June 30: Social at Thornbridge Brewery, Riverside Business Park, Buxton Road, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1GS, noon-8pm. Booking essential — call 01629 815 999.

June 30: Pop Up The Hill to Exe Valley Brewery, Land Farm Silverton, Exeter EX5 4HF, noon-6pm. Bar, and brewery tours.