Beer Festivals

Below is a list of other beer festivals and beer events in the local Derby CAMRA area or an easy journey from Derby. Information on local activities can also be found in the Derby Drinker. If you are visiting pubs, please remember to score the beer and enter your scores on the WhatPub website.

October 2018

10th to 21st October - Wetherspoons Real Ale and Cider Festival at Babington Arms, Babington Lane, Derby. Standing Order, Irongate, Derby. Thomas Leaper, Irongate, Derby.
11th to 14th October - Old poets Corner, Ashover.
11th to 14th October - Royal Oak, Green Lane, Ockbrook, DE72 3SE. Bus 9 or 9A from Derby.
17th to 20th October - Nottingham CAMRA Beer Festival, Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham.
31st October to 4th November - Furnace Inn, Duke Street, Derby. Dark -v- Light beer festival.

November 2018

2nd to 3rd November - Market Beer Festival, Market Hall, Chesterfield.
15th to 18th November - Pot Hole, Park Farm Centre, Allestree, Derby. Up to 18 cask ales.


February 2019

20th to 23rd February - 15th Derby Winter Ale and Cider Festival, Roundhouse, Derby.

Notes and Information

If you are making a special journey to visit one of the above festivals, you are strongly advised to check dates and opening times directly with the venue.

If you have any information regarding this page, please send an email to the Pubs Officer (