Beer Festival


The 38th Burton & South Derbyshire Beer and Cider Festival will be in the usual venue at the Burton Town Hall (directions and accommodation) on Thursday 30th March to Saturday 01st April 2017. Please get in touch and come along and see how a beer festival gets put together and get involved. All help is greatly appreciated, click here for information on how to volunteer.

2017 is the 300th Anniversary of the Birth of  William Bass. A ‘one off’ special commemorative glass can be purchased (non refundable) at the main entrance.

Opening times and Admission prices for the 2017 festival will be as follows:

Thursday 30th March
Evening 6.00pm-11.00pm (CAMRA members: free, non-members: free)
Friday 31st March
Lunchtime 11am-6pm (CAMRA members: free, non-members: £2)
Evening 6pm-11pm (CAMRA members: £2, non-members: £6)
Saturday 01st April
Lunchtime 11am-6pm (CAMRA members: free, non-members: £2)
 Evening  6pm-10pm (CAMRA members: £2, non-members: £3)

A refundable deposit of £2 is required for a festival glass. The festival will be a token festival (no cash at bars), any unused tokens will be refundable or can be donated to our charity (Star Foundation). Food and soft drinks available at all sessions. Children welcome until 6pm. To help speed up entrance the fees will be packaged together to include admission, glass and £10 worth of tokens. Additional tokens can be purchased in the Main Hall or at the Wine / Drivers Bar.

Beer and Cider List.

The Burton Beer and Cider Festival is known for having an excellent range of Real Ale, Cider & Perry on offer, representing local and national producers. There will also be Country Wines available and a Driver’s Bar serving non-alcoholic beverages. A full list will be available for download but will be subject to last minute changes, any changes will be notified either in the program or on a board in the venue.



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