Visiting the Festival

When is it on?

Day & DateOpenLast AdmissionTime at the bar
Wednesday 1st April 202018:00*22:1523:00
Thursday 2ndth April 202012:0022:1523:00
Friday 3rd April 202012:0022:1523:00
Saturday 4th April 202012:0016:1517:00
*CAMRA members 17:00

How to Find us?

You can find us on the First Floor of Northumbria Students Union, Its a breif walk from Haymarket Metro & Bus Station
There are no parking facilities on site, However nearby sites can be found here

How much does it cost?

Admission is £3 (CAMRA Members get in free! on production of a valid membership card)
We do not sell tickets in advanced | You will be given a Festival Wristband for the day. Only those with Wristbands will be served at the bars.
Souvenir Glass is £2
(If you don’t want to keep it, you can return it when finished for a £2 refund)
Beer Tokens will be in operation, which will be in £1.80 denominations (1 Token = 1 Beer/Cider/Perry, Mutiple Tokens maybe needed for Gin),

The Standard serving size for Beers/Ciders& Perrys will be half pints, For Beers over 6% and ciders over 7% drinks will only be served in thirds.

Fast Track

£14 – 5 X Tokens, Glass,Programme & Admission (Reduced to £11 for members)

Card & Cash Accepted

Not a CAMRA Member?

Visit our membership desk as you enter and join today, you’ll get complimentary access to the festival and 4 free beer tokens Join from £28.50 (or £26.50 by Direct Debit) comes with a range of other benefits found here

Whats on?

120 Beers

Including approx 30 Battle of the Beers where local breweries fight to create their best beer of a category to be announced

50 Ciders & Perries

A diverse selection of a broad range of Cider and Perry


6pm – 11pm

Annoucement of the Battle of the Beers. Who will be the champion?


12pm – 11pm

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12pm – 11pm

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12pm – 5pm

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