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.

New For 2020: Should you wish to frequent in thirds of less than the above stipulation, Ask at Admissions to swap two of your standard tokens to Three “Third Sampler” tokens.. That way you can enjoy more variety for the same great price.

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

More details to follow


12pm – 11pm

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12pm – 5pm

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