May 1-5: Women on Tap festival and conference across Harrogate, Knaresborough and the North. More information
May 3 and 4: Deptford Craft Beer Feast at Deptford Market Yard, London SE8 4BX. Craft beer, live music and street food, organised by Hop Stuff Brewery.
May 3-5: Gateshead Beer and Music Festival at Gateshead RFC, Eastwood Gardens, Low Fell, Gateshead NE9 5UB. Ales and ciders from around the country. Plus Cava, gin and plenty of live music. Full details on the festival website
May 3-6: Falmouth Street Food and Craft Ales Festival at Event Square, Falmouth, Cornwall. The best of Cornwall’s street food producers, accompanied by local brewers with pop-up bars. More details here…
May 4 and 5: Beer and Gin Festival at The Ship, 23 West Street, Marlow, Buckinghamshire. Details on the event Facebook page
May 4-12: Oxford Beer Week, at various venues around the city. Details on the the Oxford Brewers website
May 10-12: Ludlow Spring Festival at Ludlow Castle SY8 1AY. Includes a beer festival with some 200 brews, as well as food and entertainment. Full details on the festival website
May 11: Beer and Cheese Tasting with master cicerone Rich Higgins at The Royal Exchange, St Ann’s Square, Manchester M2 7DH. Full details on the Manchester Wine School website
May 13: Stand Up for Mental Health charity gig at The Pembury Tavern, 90 Amhurst Road, London E8 1JH. Further details here
May 16-18: Beertown Malton at the Milton Rooms, Market Place, Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7LX. More than 70 beers from the UK and beyond, plus artisan street food and live music. Details on the event website
May 17: Brewery bar open at Old Dairy Brewery, Tenterden Station Yard, Station Road, Tenterden, Kent TN30 6HE, 5pm to 8pm.
May 17 and 18: Castle Rock Yard Party at The Old Cold Store, Queen’s Bridge Road, Nottingham NG2 1NB. Cask and keg beer, street food, live music and other performances. Tickets and more details via the Gigantic website
May 21: Tasting and talk on British beer history with Jane Peyton at the British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB, 7pm. More details and tickets…
May 23-26: Triple tap takeover at The Beer Merchants Tap, 99 Wallis Road, London E9 5LN. With Little Earth Project, Yonder and Harbour Brewing Co. Details on the event Facebook page
May 24-27: Mini Beer Festival at the Working Boat, Greenbank Quay, Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 2SR. Local ales, guest brews, ciders and craft beers. Detail on the event Facebook page
May 24-27: Beer Festival at the Trewellard Arms, Treweallard Road, Pendeen, Cornwall TR19 7TA.
May 25: Spring Open Day at Kentish Pip, Woolton Farm, Bekesbourne, Canterbury CT4 5EA. Details and tickets via Eventbrite
May 27: Craft Beer Fair, part of the All Points East In The Neighbourhood festival at Victoria Park, London E3. Featuring beer from more than 20 local breweries. Details on the festival websitehttps://www.allpointseastfestival.com/info/nbhd/
May 30: Tasting of Hook Norton Crafty Fox black IPA at the Sun Inn, High Street, Hook Norton OX15 5NH, 7pm.
May 31: Bar open at Old Dairy Brewery, Tenterden Station Yard, Station Road, Tenterden, Kent TN30 6HE, 5pm to 8pm.