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Beer Festivals

We have picked out our favourite beer festivals in the UK. They’re all accessible by train so no one has to be the designated driver! To make travel to these beer festivals even easier, we’ve highlighted their nearest train station. So go on, go forth and explore.

Great British Beer Festival @gbbf 7th - 11th August

Nearest Train Station: Kensington Olympia Station

Olympia Exhibition Centre opens its doors to over 900 real ales and ciders. This year is set to be the best yet with limited edition brews and exciting stalls and street foods.

Craft Beer Calling @CraftBeerCall 18th-20th October

Nearest Train Station: Newcastle

Craft Beer Calling is taking place at Wylam Brewery, a 30 Barrel Micro Brewery in Newcastle. With fresh beer, food trucks and live music this is the perfect day out.

Allendale, Almasty, Box Social and Three Kings are just some of the pop up bars appearing this year. Craft Beer Calling also welcome special guest Northern Monk.

Indy Man Beer Con @IndyManBeerCon 4th -7th October

Nearest Train Station: Manchester Piccadilly Station

Indy Man Beer Con showcases the best breweries for the fourth year running. Set in the stunning Victoria Baths the Beer Con celebrates the best up and coming UK brewers to help them succeed within the industry.

Selecting the best possible beers and creating a fantastic atmosphere, Indy Man Beer Con is the best place to enjoy your favourite brews.

London Craft Beer Festival @LCBFestival 3rd - 5th August

Nearest Train Station: Cambridge Heath Station

With another superb line up London Craft Beer Festival are expecting their biggest and best festival yet.

Breweries such as Kernel, Beavertown, Magic Rock and Weird Beard will be showcasing their most popular beers. Food and live blues and country music will also be taking centre stage to ensure everyone is entertained.

Leeds International Beer Festival @leedsbeer 6th - 9th September

Nearest Train Station: Leeds

A fantastic four day festival taking place in Leeds Town Hall, Leeds International Beer Festival returns to celebrate craft beer. The festival will be showcasing over 100 different beers and ciders with an array of street food and live music.

This event is extremely popular so make sure you purchase your ticket early!

Steel City Beer Festival 10th - 13th October

Nearest Train Station: Sheffield

Steel City Beer Festival is Sheffield’s largest beer festival showcasing the best beer and cider from the UK and Internationally.

Taking place at Kelham Island Museum, all beer festival attendees will receive a reduced cost entry.

Robin Hood, Beer & Cider Festival @NottinghamCAMRA 17th-20th October

Nearest Train Station: Nottingham

Nottingham’s annual beer festival is known for offering customers the best possible variety of cask ales. With over 1,270 different casks of real ale, Robin Hood Festival is known to have the widest range of real ales in the UK!

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Music Festivals

Avoid the stress of festival traffic and hop on the train! have collated the best music festivals to go to this Summer and by booking your tickets in advance you could save a considerable amount of money! Find out more about these fantastic music festivals and book your train travel now.

Food Festivals

Of all the many festivals that have popped up over the last few years, we think food festivals may just be our favourite. Giving us the ability to try a whole host of new and different food items, whilst finding new and exciting parts of the country, there is no better reason to hop on board a train and go exploring.

Weird and Wacky Festivals

With music festivals, food festivals and beer festivals popping up all over the country, there are plenty of festivals for you to enjoy over the coming months. However, we want to shed some light on those festivals that are bit more quirky, (some may say ‘weird and wacky’) and stray from the norm, the kind of festivals that are made to remember.

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