Brewery History Society

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Regular events

This page attemps to list regular brewery and malting related events. The dates listed are approximate and may vary from year to year. Always consult the relevant web site to confirm details.

If you know of a regular event which you think should be included, or if you spot any links which no longer work, please email webmaster@breweryhistory.com with details. This page last updated on 6 June 2017.

For Brewery History Society events and meetings, please view our Diary page.

April Brewery History Society AGM: varying locations.
June-July Rebellion Brewery Open Weekend: Marlow, Bucks. Regular tours of the brewery.
July Usually on the first Tuesday evening in July, Weyermann's Maltings in Bamberg, Germany hold an "Oldtimer Meeting" which apart from a display of historical vehicles, includes beer brewed at the Maltings' own microbrewery, and an opportunity to explore the site. For confimation of dates, visit the Weyermann's Maltings web site and click on 'News and Events'. The web site also has a comprehensive history section in English.
September Faversham Hop Festival: In early September, the town of Faversham is home to the annual Faversham International Hop Festival. A traditional, fun festival set in the picturesque medieval town's square and surrounding streets, celebrating the olden days of hop picking in Kent.
September Heritage Open Days: Every year on four days in September, buildings of every age, style and function throw open their doors. Worth checking for breweries and brewing-related sites.
October Merchants Inn, Rugby: This corporate member of the BHS runs an annual beer festival at the end of October.
November The Scottish Brewing Archive holds an open day, which includes a tour of the archive, an exhibition, and a guest speaker.
November Woodforde's Brewery in Woodbastwick, Norfolk holds an open day, at which you can view the brewery.
November-December St Austell Brewery Celtic Beer Festival: St Austell web site. "Join the crowds in the vaults below St Austell Brewery for one of Cornwall's biggest and best parties of the year."
December Ballard Brewery Open Day and Annual Charity Walk: First Sunday in December. Ballard's Brewery, The Old Sawmill, Nyewood, Hampshire.
Various dates CAMRA beer festivals and events: various locations.
Various dates The Westerham Brewery holds several evening events each year, and an open day, including tours and tastings. The brewery is located at The National Trust's Grange Farm, in Crockham Hill, Kent.


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