Events: October 2020

Throughout the month

24th September-4th October: Cask Ale Week 2020. Events, promotions, and competitions nationally to boost Britain’s national drink. See the full lists of events

Oktoberfest 2020 at The Artichoke, 1 Magdalen Road, Norwich NR3 4LW.


Brewery kiosk days at Duration Brewing, Abbey Farm, River Road, West Acre, Norfolk PE32 1UA, noon-4pm. Visit the brewery kiosk and collect cold beers direct from the brewery fridge. See where the field-to-glass Duration beers are made.

(3rd-24th October) Oktoberfest at the Electric Ballroom, Camden, London. See preview

One-off events

2nd-4th October: Pittoberfest at Pitt Street Market, Edinburgh; the city’s answer to Okoberfest. See preview

3rd October: Lager Fest 2020 at Forest Road Brewing Co, South Bermondsey, London SE14 5RW, 11am-3pm and 5pm-9m (two sessions). Tickets and more information on the brewery website.

4th October: Trappist beer tasting and talk by Vessel Beer Shop at New Lion Brewery, Shinners Bridge, Webbers Yard Estate, Dartington, Totnes TQ9 6YJ, 1.30pm-3pm. New Lion beers and guest beers. Buy tickets here.

7th-10th October: Brunswick Beer Festival at the Brunwick Inn, 1 Railway Terrace, Derby DE1 2RU. More than 30 cask ales, plus ciders and perries, live music, and barbecue. Details on the Brunswick Inn Facebook page

8th October: Virtual brewery tour at Duration Brewing, Norfolk. Book a place here.

9th-11th October: Oktoberfest at Ascot Brewing Co, Unit 4, Lawrence Way, Camberley GU15 3DL. See preview

28th October-1st November: Light v Dark (eight of each) beer festival at the Furnace Inn, 9 Duke Street, Derby DE1 3BX.

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