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 4-12: Oxford Beer Week, at various venues around the city. Details on the the Oxford Brewers website
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 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 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