Events: June 2018

May 31-June 2: Stockport Beer and Cider Festival at Edgeley Park, Hardcastle Road, Stockport, Cheshire SK3 9DD. Full details on the festival website

June 1 and 2: 5 Rise Beer Festival at Bingley Arts Centre, Bingley, West Yorkshire BD16 2LZ. Beer, cider and prosecco. Raiing money for local charities. Details on the festival website

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.)

June 1 and 2: Keswick Beer Festival at Keswick Rugby Club, Davidson Park, Crow Park Road, Keswick CA12 5EG. Beers and ciders from Cumbria and around the UK. Tickets and further details on the festival website

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 1-3: Charity Beer Festival at York Brewery, 12 Toft Green, York YO1 6JT. Raising funds in aid of St Leonard’s Hospice

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 2: 3 Valleys Beer Festival at various venues around Dronfield, Derbyshire. Full details on the festival website

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: Doncaster Beer and Cider Festival at The Dome, Doncaster Lakeside, Bawtry Road, Doncaster DN4 7PD. Details on the festival website

June 7-9: Leeds Beer Festival at Leeds Becketts Students’ Union Bar (City Bar), Portland Way, Leeds, LS1 3HE. With a strong emphasis on local breweries. Details on the festival website

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

June 8 and 9: Collingham Real Ale Festival at the Memorial Hall, Main Street, Collingham, Wetherby LS22 5AS. The festival includes craft keg beer, cider, prosecco, Pimm’s, wine, gin and soft drinks. Details on the festival website

June 8-10: Beer Festival at The Eagle Inn, Duck Street, Abbot’s Ann, Andover, Hampshire SP11 7BG. 22 real ales and cider, plus a barbecue and live music.

June 9: Sesh Fest at Magic Rock Brewing Taproom, Willow Park Business Centre, Willow Lane, Huddersfield HD1 5EB, noon-11pm. A festival with beers at sessions strength — all 4.5% ABV or under. Details on the event web page

June 9: Treen’s Brewery pop-up bottle shop at the Stag Hunt Inn, Ponsanooth, Cornwall TR3 7EE, noon-10pm. A chance to buy the new Treen’s Brewery bottles. More details on the event Facebook page

June 9: Rudfest at Rudgate Brewery, 2 Centre Park, Marston Business Park, Tockwith, York YO26 7QF, 1pm-8pm. Food, drink and live music, with free coach transfer to and from Cattal Train Station. Details on the event web page

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

June 11: Moor Beer Co tap takeover and meet the brewer at The Canalhouse, 48-52 Canal Street, Nottingham NG1 7EH.

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: North Brewing Co tap takeover and meet the brewer at The Canalhouse, 48-52 Canal Street, Nottingham NG1 7EH.

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 14-16: Tynedale Beer and Cider Festival at Tynedale Rugby Club, Tynedale Park, Station Road, Corbridge, NE45 5AY. Beer, cider, wine, food, music and entertainment. Details on the festival website

June 15: Ridegside Co tap takeover and meet the brewer at The Canalhouse, 48-52 Canal Street, Nottingham NG1 7EH.

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

June 15 and 16: Hampton Beer Festival at The Scout Hut, 84-86 Station Road, Hampton, Middlesex TW12 2AX. Details on the festival website

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 15 and 16: Poppleton Beer Festival at Poppleton Junion Football Club, Millfield Lane, York YO26 6NY. 65 beers, plus Yorkshire ciders, wine, Pimms, prosecco, food and music. Details on the festival website

June 16: Launch of Powderkeg Brewing Brainwave at Exmouth Beach, then, via the Grapevine Brewhouse, Exmouth, to Topsham Music Festival. Details on the event Facebook page

June 16: Taproom Saturday at Two Tribes Brewhouse and Taproom, Tileyard Studios, Tileyard Road, London N7 9AH, all day. Beer, food, beer pong and tunes.

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 20-24: Beer festival at The Forester, 2 Leighton Road, Ealing, London W13 9EP. 30 ales and six ciders, spread over five days.

June 21: The Kernel v Blackwoods Cheese tasting event at Brown’s of Brockley, 5 Coulgate Street, Brockley SE4 2RW, 7pm-10pm. Beer and cheese pairing with Evin O’Riordan and Dave Holton. Details and tickets via Eventbrite

June 22 and 23: South Downs Beer and Cider Festival at Lewes Town Hall, High Street, Lewes BN7 2QS. Nearly 90 beers, plus ciders, perries, hot nd cold food and soft drinks. Advance tickets available (from May 4) from: Evening Star, Brighton, Harvey’s Brewery Shop, Gardeners Arms and the Brewers Arms, Lewes. Friday lunchtime, £4; Friday night, £7; Saturday lunchtime, £5. Includes a free festival glass and a programme. There will be beer tokens for card-carrying CAMRA members for two free halves, but not after 6pm on Saturday. Postal sales to: South Downs Beer & Cider Festival, 139 Elm Grove, Brighton BN2 3ES.Please state which session tickets are for and enclose an SAE. Cheques payable to Brighton South Down CAMRA. Further information on 07450 656148.

June 22-24: Billericay Beer Festival at the Hannakins Farm Community Centre, Rosebay Avenue, Billericay, CM12 0SY. Real ale, cider, food and music. Raising funds for Billericay Lions’ charities. Details on the event website

June 22-24: Pendle Forest Beer Festival at the Pendle Forest Sports Club, Barrowford Road, Padiham Bypass, Fence, Lancashire BB12 9QQ. More than 20 cask beers and ciders, plus gin, prosecco, entertainment and food. Details on the event Facebook page

June 23: Taproom Saturday at Two Tribes Brewhouse and Taproom, Tileyard Studios, Tileyard Road, London N7 9AH, all day. Beer, food, beer pong and tunes.

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 28 and 29: Wakefield Beer Festival at Unity Works, Unity Hall, Westgate, Wakefield WF1 1EP. Cask and craft keg beers, plus fruit beers, imported lagers, bottled beers, ciders, wine and prosecco. Details on the festival website

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 29 and 30: Festival of Brewers at the New Craven Hall, Unit 2 Fairfield House, New Craven Gate, Leeds LS11 5NF.  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: Clifford Beer Festival at the Village Hall, Albion Street, Clifford, Yorkshire LS23 6HY, noon-11pm. Organised by the Clifford Village Hall supporters’ committee and Clifford Amateur Football Club to raise money for local causes. Details on the festival website

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

June 30: Beer and Barbecue bash at Stannary Brewing Co, Unit 5A, Pixon Trading Centre, Tavistock PL19 8DH.

June 16: Taproom Saturday at Two Tribes Brewhouse and Taproom, Tileyard Studios, Tileyard Road, London N7 9AH, all day. Beer, food, beer pong and tunes.