Events: November 2019

October 10-November 16: Doktoberfest at Dock X, Unit 1, Canada Water Retail Park, Surrey Quays Road, London SE16 2XU. Every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, from 5pm-11pm (excluding Saturday, October 12). Full details on the festival website

October 31-November 2: Carlisle Beer Festival at The Venue, Portland Place, Carlisle CA1 1RL. More than 60 cask beers, plus KeyKeg beers and ciders. Opening times: Thursday, 2pm-11pm; Friday and Saturday, noon-11pm.

October 31-November 2: Spooktoberfest at Dock X, Unit 1, Canada Water Retail Park, Surrey Quays Road, London SE16 2XU, 5pm-11pm. A Halloween Oktoberfest. Details on the festival website

October 31-November 2: Redhill Beer Festival at the Village Hall, Station Road North, Mertsham, Surrey RH1 3ED. More than 60 cask beers, and 10 ciders and perries. Details on the event Facebook page

November 1: Bar open at Old Dairy Brewery, Station Yard, Station Road, Tenterden, Kent TN30 6HE, 5pm-8pm.

November 1 and 2: Cheltenham Real Ale Festival at Cheltenham Ladies’ College, Bayshill Road, Cheltenham GL50 3EP. Details on the festival website

November 1 and 2: Poole Beer Festival at the St Aldhelms Centre, Pooe Road, Branksome, Poole BH12 1AD. More than 80 cask beers, plus cider, perry and speciality beer. Details on the East Dorset CAMRA website

November 2: Annual Saddle Black launch party at Purity Brewing, Spernal Lane, Great Alne B49 6JF, 7.30pm-10pm. Details and tickets via Eventbrite

November 7-9: Kidderminster Beer and Cider Festival at the Town Hall, Vicar Street, Kidderminster DY10 1DB. 42 beers and 15 ciders/perries. Details on the festival web page

November 7-9: Stoke Beer and Cider Festival at China Halls, Spode Works, Stoke ST4 1JH. Details on the festival website

November 7-9: Watford Beer Festival at West Herts Sports Club, Park Avenue, Watford WD8 7HP. More than 80 beers, plus ciders and perries. Details on the festival website

November 8 and 9: Woking Beer Festival at the Leisure Centre, Woking Park, Kingfield Road, Woking GU 22 9BA. More than 60 cask beers, ciders, perries, gin, and wine. Details on the festival website

November 9: Brewery Tour at the Billericay Brewing Co, 54B/C Chapel Street, Billericay, Essex CM12 9LS. For more details and to book, click here

November 11-15: Brewing course with PBC Brewery Installations. Details on the PBC website

November 15: Bar open at Old Dairy Brewery, Station Yard, Station Road, Tenterden, Kent TN30 6HE, 5pm-8pm.

November 16: Open Day at Brockley Brewery, Unit 28, Chiltonian Industrial Estate, London SE12 0TX. A chance to see the brewery’s new, bigger premises. Details on the brewery Facebook page

November 16: Open Day at Brockley Brewery, Unit 28, Chiltonian Industrial Estate, London SE12 0TX. A chance to see the brewery’s new, bigger premises. Details on the brewery Facebook page

November 20-23: Harwich and Dovercourt Winter Ale Festival at the Kingsway Hall, 54 Kingsway, Dovercourt, Harwich, Essex CO12 3JR. More than 40 cask beers, plus ciders, local wines, and international beers.Details on the festival web page

November 20-23: Essex CAMRA Beer and Cider Festival at Freight House, Bradley Way, Rochford SS4 1BU. 150 cask beers, plus international and keg beers, and cider and perry. Details on the festival web page

November 24: Christmas Fayre at The Old Brewery Store, Shepherd Neame, Faversham, Kent ME13 7AX. More than 25 stalls offering goods from local producers and crafts people.

November 26 and 27: International Drink Expo at ExCel, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London E16 1XL. Showcasing the best drink selections available on the market. Mett suppliers, and see seminars and panel sessions. Details on the event website

November 28-30: Rotherham CAMRA Beer Festival at The Trades, Greasbrough Road, Rotherham S60 1RB. More than 60 cask beers, plus cider, wine, prosecco, and gin. Details on the festival web page

November 29: Brewery Battle, Ora b Piggy Brew, at Kill The Cat, 43 Brick Lane, London E1 6PU.

November 29: Bar open at Old Dairy Brewery, Station Yard, Station Road, Tenterden, Kent TN30 6HE, 5pm-8pm.

November 30: Brewery Tour at the Billericay Brewing Co, 54B/C Chapel Street, Billericay, Essex CM12 9LS. For more details and to book, click here

St Austell Celtic Beer Festival

November 30: Celtic Beer Festival at St Austell Brewery, Trevarthian Road, St Austell, Cornwall PL25 4BY. More details on the brewery website

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