Calendar ’13 When/what/where


Events and important dates in 2013

JANUARY, 2013 

JANUARY 11-12: Elysian Winter Beer Festival in Maltings, Cambridgeshire.

JANUARY 17-19: Cambridge Winter Ale Festival in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.

JANUARY 18: Deadline for entering the International Brewing Awards competition, or as the organizers call it, The Oscars of the Brewing Industry.

JANUARY 18: Deadline for entering the SIBA BeerX Business Awards 2013 competition.

JANUARY 18-19: Exeter & East Devon Beer Festival in Exeter, Devon

JANUARY 23-26: Colchester Winter Ale Festival in Colchester, Essex

JANUARY 23-26: National Winter Ales Festival in Manchester, Greater Manchester

JANUARY 24: IBDS Annual British Hop Awards in Suckley, Worcestershire

JANUARY 25-26: Salisbury Winterfest in Salisbury, Wiltshire

JANUARY 31: Deadline for reapplying for access to the American market for foods and drinks. British companies exporting foods and drinks to the US need to re-register after US Food and Drug Administration overhauled its licensing rules.

JANUARY 31 (to FEB 2): Bent and Bongs Beer Bash in Atherton, Greater Manchester

JANUARY 31 (to FEB 2): Pendle Beer Festival in Colne, Lancashire

JANUARY 31 (to FEB 2): Tewkesbury Winter Ales Festival in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire


FEBRUARY 1-2: Dorchester Beerex (Festival) in Dorchester, Dorset

FEBRUARY 1-2: Redditch Winter Ale Festival in Redditch, Worcestershire

FEBRUARY 1-2: White Cliffs Festival of Winter Ales in Dover, Kent

FEBRUARY 6-8: Battersea Beer Festival in Battersea, London

FEBRUARY 7-9: Fleetwood Beer Festival in Fleetwood, Lancashire

FEBRUARY 13-15: The International Brewing Awards in Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire

FEBRUARY 20-23: Chelmsford Winter Beer & Cider Festival in Chelmsford, Essex

FEBRUARY 20-23: Derby Winter Beer Festival in Derby, Derbyshire

FEBRUARY 21-23: Liverpool Beer Festival in Liverpool, Merseyside

FEBRUARY 21-23: Luton Beer & Cider Festival in Luton, Befordshire

FEBRUARY 21-23: Stockton Ale & Arty Beer Festival in Stockton-On-Tees, Durham

FEBRUARY 22-23: Winterfest XXI Gosport’s Winter Beer Festival in Gosport, Hampshire

FEBRUARY 22-23: Craft Beer Rising Beer Festival and Trade Show in Brick Lane, London

FEBRUARY 28 (to MAR 2): Bradford Beer Festival in Bradford, West Yorkshire

FEBRUARY 28 (to MAR 2): Sussex Branch Beer & Cider Festival in Hove, Brighton & Hove

FEBRUARY 28 (to MAR 2): Wigan Beer Festival in Wigan, Greater Manchester

MARCH, 2013

MARCH 1-2: Chappel Winter Beer Festival in Colchester, Essex

MARCH 6-8: London Drinker Beer and Cider Festival in Camden, London

MARCH 13-16: SIBA BeerX in Sheffield, South Yorkshire

MARCH 14-16: Bristol Beer Festival in Bristol, Bristol

MARCH 14-15: Burton Festival in Burton, Staffordshire

MARCH 15-16: West Cumbria CAMRA Beer Festival in Whitehaven, Cumbria

MARCH 22-23: Gloucester Beer & Cider Festival in Gloucester, Gloucestershire

MARCH 29-30: Planet Thanet Easter Beer Festival in Margate, Kent

APRIL, 2013

APRIL 4-6: Bolton Beer Festival in Bolton, Greater Manchester

APRIL 11-13: Doncaster’s Beer Festival in Doncaster, South Yorkshire

APRIL 12-13: Oldham Beer Festival in Oldham, Greater Manchester

APRIL 26-27: Coventry Beer Festival in Coventry, West Midlands

AUGUST, 2013

AUGUST 7-11: Great British Beer Festival, CAMRA’s celebration of beer in Olympia, London.

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4 thoughts on “Calendar ’13 When/what/where

  1. Very informative guys… Really like the layout and feel of the site… Are you going to try and get to some of these events, and if so, can I come ?

  2. Really handy to have all of the dates in one place!

  3. The calendar is great! Didn’t know there were so many beer festivals…Good excuse to get out of London. 🙂

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