Real Ale Events


In this section we list events that may be of interest to real ale drinkers, such as pub-based mini beer festivals. Events organised directly by the branch are listed in the Branch Diary section, and cater for members. The events below are not necessarily organised or endorsed by CAMRA. All venues are in Edinburgh unless otherwise noted.

See also the Events Calendar.

Upcoming Events


6 Degrees North Tap Takeover
22 February
Andrew Usher and Co., W. Nicholson St.
Including at least one cask (Chopper Stout)

Launch of new collaboration beer between Monty's and Cross Borders
22 February
Monty’s, Morrison St.
Cask and keg available. Including Meet the Cross Borders Brewers at 7.30pm.

Ferry Brewery Tap Takeover
26th February onwards
Blue Blazer, Spittal St.
Including Meet the Brewer on 1st March

Meet the Brewer evenings
28 February: Knops
15 March: Stewart Brewing
David Macbeth Moir, Bridge St, Musselburgh
All events start 6pm.

Two by Two Brewery Showcase
8th March
Blue Blazer, Spittal St.

Stewart Brewing Mayfest
11 May 6-10pm (adults only) and 12 May 12-8pm (family friendly)
Stewart Brewing, Bilston Glen
Featuring live music and food. Tickets are on sale in the brewery shop, Dockside Tap and http://www.stewartbrewing.co.uk

Paper Mill Beer Festival
25 to 27 May
Paper Mill, Lasswade

Allanton Inn Beer Festival
15 June (evening) then all day 16 and 17 June
Allanton Inn, Allanton (near Chirnside)
About 20 real ales plus real cider.

18th Nether Abbey Beer Festival
2-4 November
Nether Abbey, North Berwick
40 real ales (and cider) from around the UK. More details tbc.


Further Afield


Larbert Beer Festival
30-31 March
Town Hall, Larbert

CAMRA Members' Weekend, AGM & Conference 2018
20-22 April
University of Warwick, Coventry

Paisley Beer Festival
25-28 April
Town Hall, Paisley

Kingdom of Fife Real Ale Festival
3-5 May
Rothes Hall, Glenrothes

Curfew Spring Beer Festival
4-6 May
The Curfew, Berwick-upon-Tweed

Glasgow Real Ale Festival
21-23 June
Briggate Centre, Glasgow