SEPTEMBER Thu 24th to Welsh Beer Festival, The Lion Inn, Basford. Showcasing ales from North & Sun 27th South Wales. Breweries will include Purple Moose, SA Brains, Breconshire, Pub Fest Bryncelyn, Gt Orme, Heart of Wales, Rhymney, Ffos t Ffin. www.thelionatbasford.co.uk OCTOBER Thu 1st to 35th Steel City Beer and Cider Fest, Cemetery Park (off Eccleshall Rd). Sat 3rd Around100 beers + Cider/Perry + Bottle Conditioned beers. Food and live music. Thu 5-11 (£2), Fri 12-11 (£2 before 5, £3 after), Sat 12-11 (£3). CAMRA CAMRA Fest members £2 Fri after 5, Free at other times. www.sheffieldcamra.co.uk Thu 8th to 2nd Robin Hood, 33rd Nottingham Beer Festival, Nottingham Castle. Sun 11th The Big One, not to be missed. Visit the festival site for full details: CAMRA Fest www.nottinghamcamra.org/FestivalSite Thu 15th to The Old Poets Corner Autumn Beer Festival, Butts Rd, Ashover, Derbys. Sun 18th Over 50 different beers and ciders. Live music nightly. Tel: 01246 590888 Pub Fest www.oldpoets.co.uk Thu 15th to Three Wheatsheaves , Derby Road, Lenton. 8 beers incl. Acorn Barnsley Sun 18th Bitter, Brew Dog Purple IPA, Naylors Magnum PA, St Austells Tribute, Purity Pub Fest Pure UBU. Live music Fri from Sunset & Roy de Wolfe. Fri 16th to Battle of Trafalger Beer Festival, Air Hostess, Stanstead Avenue, Sun 25th Tollerton, NG12 4EA. Tel. 0115 937 7388 Bus: Keyworth Connection. 25 beers and 4 ciders (7-8 available at any one time). Entertainment: Sat 17, 8.30, Pub Fest Looking Back, Sun 18, 5.30, Faith Healer; Tue 20, Meet the Everards Brewer Evening (tickets available); Wed 21, Morris Dancing, Sat 24, 8.30, Paul Robinson; Sun 25, 5.30, Midnight. Thu 29th to Poet & Castle Halloween Beer Festival, 2, Alfreton Rd. Codnor. Up to 60 Sun Nov 1st different beers and ciders. Live music nightly + Sun. lunch. Halloween theme Pub Fest fancy dress Sat. night. www.poetandcastle.co.uk Fri 30th to Chesterfield’s 2nd Market Beer Festival, Market Hall, Chesterfield, Sat 31st Derbys. Assembly Rooms (upstairs). 35 beers from Derbys + S Yorks. + Ciders/Perries, Country Wines + Free soft drinks. Open: Fri 11- 4 (£1) & 6.30- CAMRA Fest 11 (£3.50); Sat 11-4 (£1), then 6.30-11 (£3.50). Eve price inc. tankard. Food avail. all sessions. CAMRA concessions avail on entry. Tickets avail. call 01246 345222 or visit Chesterfield Tourist Info Centre. Afternoon tickets sold on door subject to availability. NOVEMBER Thu 5th to Victoria Cross Memorial Beer Festival, Canal House, Canal St. Over 20 Sun 8th military style beers, big raffle prizes to be won. All money raised will go towards Pub Fest the V.C. memorial fund. Comedians Thurs & Fri and live music by Nimming Ned on the Sat. Fri 6th to Beers for the Boys Beer Festival, Little Acorn, Awsworth Road, Ilkeston. Sun 8th DE7 8JF. 23 Real Ales - live entertainment Fri, Sat evenings & Sun lunch - BBQ. Pub Fest Charity Auction Sat from 9.30 ** Great items on offer ** Fri 6th : 8pm to 00.00, Sat 7th : 12pm to 00.00, Sunday 8th : 12 to 5pm. Alcazar brewery. Wed 11th to Johnson Arms November Beer Festival, 59 Abbey St. Dunkirk. 25+ Cask Sun 15th Ales over 5 days, with one pump dedicated to showcasing a local brewery. Beer Vouchers four pints for £10 (includes 50p off food). Wednesday: Meet the Pub Fest Brewer Talk & Tasting 8pm. Thursday & Saturday: Live Music 8pm. Sunday: Homemade Roast Dinners and Desserts. For detailed info closer to the time (e.g. chosen local brewery, music info & tasting notes) see website: www.johnsonarms.co.uk Tel:0115 9786355. Email: email@example.com. Thu 12th to West Bridgford Hockey Club Beer Festival 276 Loughborough Road (next Sun 15th to fire station. Bus no. 10 to ASDA and walk towards Wilford Hill Pub Fest Details Thu 12th to 5th Annual Beer Festival, The Lady Bay, 89 Trent Boulevard, West Sun 15th Bridgford, NG2 5BE Tel: 0115 981 1228. 16 Beers from around the country. Pub Fest Music Quiz Thursday Night, Live Music Friday 13th & Saturday 14th. NCT 11 passes door. Thu 19th to Criterion, 44 Milstone Lane, Leicester. War of the Roses, Lancashire v Sun 22nd Yorkshire beer festival. criterion-freehouse.com Pub Fest Though we try our best to confirm the accuracy of details, changes and cancellations do occur from time to time. You may want to confirm dates and times before attending. Don't Drink and Drive - Use Public Transport. NCT = Nottingham City Tansport. TB = Trent Barton. New event dates are added as soon as known. This page is updated at least once per week. The downloadable files are updated once per month but most new dates will be added approximately 1 week before ND publication. CAMRA Fest indicates an official CAMRA approved event. Pub Fest means that beer may only be served through the pub's normal handpumps unless stated otherwise. Please contact webmaster (home page) with any event you think ought to be listed.