Great British Beer Festival

Europe's largest real ale festival featuring hundreds and hundreds of real ales, ciders, perries and imported beers from around the world. Don't miss this year's event, which starts on Tuesday 11th August; see

There is lots to do at the Festival besides beer. Each session there are auctions including one for a trip to breweries in Burton-upon-Trent on Saturday 19th September - Marston's, Tower and Burton Bridge. Plus, on Thursday evening, there is a chance to bid to be the Brewer for a day at Oakham. For more information


Brewer for a Day

Brewery Trips

If you can't make it to the Festival to bid for either of these brewery experiences, postal bids are accepted. Contact Bill Austin 01923 211654 (answerphone) or moc.tenapus@nitsuab. For more details on both experiences, see: