Events: September 2018

August 30-September 1: Durham Beer and Cider Festival at Durham City Rugby Club, off Green Lane, Durham DH1 3JU. More than 30 beers and ciders. Opening times: noon-10.30pm.

August 30-September 1: Furness CAMRA Beer Festival at Coronational Hall, Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 7LZ. 80 real ales, plus ciders and perries. Opening times: Thursday, 2pm-11pm; Friday, noon-11pm; Saturday, noon-7pm.

August 31 and September 1: Harbury Beer Festival at the Village Hall, South Parade, Harbury, Warwickshire CV33 9JE. About 40 beers, with an emphasis on Oxfordshire breweries. Opening times: Friday, 5.30pm-11.30pm; Saturday, 11.30am-11.30pm.

August 31-September 2: Charity Ale and Music Festival at the Union Inn, Tamar Street, Saltash, Cornwall PL12 4EL. In support of the Riding for the Disabled Association.

September 1: End of Summer Party at Dynamite Valley Brewing Co, Viaduct Works, Frog Hill, Ponsanooth, Cornwall TR3 7JW, 10am-8pm. Beer, live music and food. Details on the event Facebook page

September 4: Brewery tour at Wimbledon Brewery, 8 College Fields, Prince George’s Road, Wimbledon, London SW19 2PT, 6.30pm-8pm. Details and tickets via Eventbrite

September 7 and 8: Jocktoberfest at Black Isle Brewery, Black Isle, Scotland IV8 8NZ. Beer, plus food, with vegan and vegetarian options, and music. Find out more on the festival web page

September 7 and 8: Beer Festival at Saltaire Brewery, 103 Dockfield Road, Shipley, Bradford BD17 7AR. Beer in casks, kegs, bottles and cans. More details and tickets via the event Facebook page

Beavertown Extravaganza 2018

September 7 and 8: Beavertown Extravaganza at Printworks London, 1 Surrey Quays Road, London SE16 7PJ. Seventy of the world’s best breweries each pouring two taps, rotating their most special brews over six hours each day or until they’ve been drunk dry. Full details on the event Facebook page

September 14-17: Little Orchard Cider and Music Festival at Healey’s Cornish Cyder Farm, Penhallow, Cornwall TR4 9LW.

September 15: Beer Day 2018 at Exe Valley Brewery, Land Farm, Silverton, Exeter EX5 4HF, noon-7pm. Beer, brewery tours, a barbecue and music. Further details, including times of free buses to and from the village, on the event Facebook page

September 15: Beer festival at the Village Hall, Reading Road, Sherfield on Loddon, Hampshire RG27 0EZ, 11.30am until 11pm. More than 40 beers and ciders, hot and cold food and live music. Tickets £5 on the door (£4 in advance).

September 20-23: Beer Festival at Billericay Brewing Co, 54B/C Chapel Street, Billericay, Essex CM12 9LS.

September 21-23: Newquay Beer Festival at Hendra Holiday Park, Hendra Terrace, Newquay, Cornwall TR8 4NY.

September 26: Social at Thornbridge Brewery, Riverside Business Park, Buxton Road, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1GS, 5pm-9pm. Booking essential — call 01629 815 999.

September 27-29: Great Welsh Beer and Cider Festival at Depot, Dumballs Road, Cardiff CF10 5FE. Real ales, ciders and perries, plus craft and foreign beers. Details on the event Facebook page

September 28: Oktoberfest at Brick Brewery Tap Room, Blenheim Grove, London SE15 4QL. Some traditional German beers, some with twists!

September 29: Social at Thornbridge Brewery, Riverside Business Park, Buxton Road, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1GS, noon-8pm. Booking essential — call 01629 815 999.

September 29: Pop Up The Hill to Exe Valley Brewery, Land Farm Silverton, Exeter EX5 4HF, noon-6pm. Bar, and brewery tours.