Derby CAMRA Winter Beer Festival


The 14th Derby Winter Beer Festival will take place from the 21st to the 24th February 2018 at the Roundhouse in Derby.



To volunteer, please complete a staffing form by either clicking the link below. If you wish to be involved in the organisation of the festival, please come to the next organising committee meeting shown on the Branch Calendar.

Winter Beer Festival Staffing Form

Or request a form by clicking this link:

Volunteering Form Request

Trade Session

There will be a Trade Session from 15:00 to 17:00 on Wednesday 21st February. If you wish to apply for tickets, please contact the festival secretary by clicking on the following address:

Opening Times and Admission Prices

Wed 21st - 17:00 to 23:00
Thur 22nd - 12:00 to 23:00
Fri 23rd    - 12:00 to 23:00
Sat 24th   - 11:00 to 23:00

Card carrying CAMRA members are free at all times. The festival allows access to under 18 year olds during the day, but please, they must vacate before 19:00 (7pm). OAPs are free at lunch times. Under 26s are half-price to all sessions.

Getting There

The Roundhouse venue is part of the Derby College complex situated on the Eastern side of Derby Railway Station. If arriving by train use the Pride Park exit from the over-bridge. Click here to open Google Maps Roundhouse.

Free buses will be provided leaving Derby Exeter Bridge at 11:00 and then every half an hour until 21:30, calling at the bus station (bay 28) a few minutes later. The first bus on Wednesday will be 17:00. Buses return from the festival at xx:15 and xx:45, the last bus being 23:30.

Arriva also operate Route 4/4A between the bus station the back of the Roundhouse. Alight at the Roundhouse Way stop. There is a short cut opposite the stop which takes you to the front of the Roundhouse.


We hope to have the usual array of snacks and food to complement the tipples you are tasting.

Beer, Cider, Perry and Mead

We have a dedicated App with loads of information about the beers, ciders, perries and World Beer. There are two versions available. Click on the appropriate link below to download it onto you phone.



We expect to have a final list of over 360 different beer with be a strong emphasis on Derbyshire beers.

Cider and Perry

The cider and perry bars will be featuring real cider and perry.


We will have a range of meads from Derbyshire's own Mercian Mead plus some others. All will be available by the glass or bottle.

World Beers

Once again there will be a dedicated bar showcasing bottled beers from around the world to tempt your taste buds. We will also have a keykeg bar featuring artisan breweries, hopefully from the USA, Italy and Belgium.


Information to follow.