BrewLDN 2021 to be staged at Printworks in May

BrewLDN is returning later than usual in 2021 and will have a new home, at Printworks, in Rotherhithe. BrewLDN 2020. Photograph: Khris Cowley The event will take place from 20th-22nd May and will feature 250 exhibitor stands, 150 independent breweries, a vast outdoor...

Roger |Protz to lead Family Brewers tastings

Beer writer Roger Protz is getting ready to lead a series of virtual tastings featuring beers from his new book, The Family Brewers of Britain.  Building on the success of the book, published in September by the Campaign for Real Ale, there will be three dates for the...

Now open: the Blackhorse Beer Mile, Walthamstow

There are already many reasons for a curious beer drinker to explore London, but now there’s also the Blackhorse Beer Mile, in Walthamstow. Blackhorse Road has a long and rich history of industry, with factories, mills and workshops taking over much of the area....

London Craft Beer Festival is cancelled

Organisers of the London Craft Beer Festival, due to take place on 27th and 28th November, have been forced to cancel because of the tier 2 restrictions introduced in the capital. They said: “We have been working tirelessly, adapting to new rules, shapeshifting...

Manchester pulls together for green hop festival

Green Hop 2020 is coming on 22nd and 23rd October, thanks to Manchester Hop Project and city brewery Beer Nouveau. I asked Steve Dunkley, founder of Beer Nouveau, about the event in an online interview. Beer Today: Manchester’s not known as one of the country’s...

A safe welcome for festival-goers in Bristol

Bristol Craft Beer Festival safely welcomed more than 2,500 visitors for a series of ticketed sessions across three days at Bristol Harbourside. Despite the challenges of putting on a festival in the current climate, the team behind the festival put in place a number...

Oktoberfest tap takeover for London Beer Factory

London Beer Factory is taking over the taps at Prairie Fire BBQ, White City, London, on 26th and 27th September for Oktoberfest. Photograph: Steven Joyce London Beer Factory will showcase eight of its brews, taking guests on an exploration of beer alongside...

Five Points Oktoberfest is coming this weekend

Five Points Brewing has announced a socially-distanced Oktoberfest this weekend, with UK lagers, DJs, and Bavarian-inspired pizza. It all takes place at Five Points’ Mare Street Taproom in Hackney on what would have been the famous Munich festival’s opening...

Oktoberfest is coming to Ascot Brewing Co

Dig out your lederhosen — Ascot Brewing is planning socially distanced Oktoberfest weekend from 9th to 11th October. A pint of Ascot Kolsch awaits Conor Davies-Taylor, from the brewery, said: “If you came to our last beer festival, you’ll know how important...

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