Beer Festivals

Please click here for the Derby City Charter Summer Beer Festival.

Please click here for the Derby CAMRA Winter Beer Festival.

Please click here for the Amber Valley CAMRA Beer Festival.

Please click here for the Ashbourne CAMRA Beer Festival.

Below is a list of other beer festivals and beer events in the local Derby CAMRA area. Information on local activities can also be found in the Derby Drinker. If you have any information regarding this page, please send an email to the Pubs Officer ( Finally if you are visiting pubs, please remember to score the beer and enter your scores on the WhatPub website.

October 2016

12th to 15th October - Nottingham Robin Hood Beer and Cider Festival, Nottingham Castle, Friar Lane, Nottingham.

12th to 23rd October - Wetherspoon Real Ale Festival. Local pubs taking part are: Babington Arms, Babington Lane, Derby, DE1 1TA; Standing Order, Irongate, Derby; Thomas Leaper, Irongate, Derby; Observatory, Ilkeston, DE7 5QA.

20th to 23rd October - Royal Oak, Ockbrook. Featuring beers from Hertfordshire.

27th to 29th October - Holly Bush Inn, Holly Bush Lane, Makeney.

27th to 29th October - Arkwrights Bar, Campbell Street, Belper.

27th to 31st October - Furnace Inn, Duke Street, Derby. Dark -v- Light Festival featuring 12+ light and 12 dark beers.

February 2017

15th to 18th February - Derby Winter Beer Festival, Roundhouse, Derby. 


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.