Beer Festivals in 2016 – the best events in Berkshire and the South East

Festival goers enjoying the 2015 Bracknell Beer Festival.

Here at Bracknell Ale & Wine Festival we love beer festivals, we particularly enjoy beer festivals where we are able to kick back, relax and enjoy a pint or two.

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Don’t misunderstand, we enjoy or own beer festival and making sure you all have the best time – but you’ll agree there is nothing like kicking back with an award winning real ale!

So without further ado, here are some of the best beer festivals coming up in 2016 for you to enjoy in date order:

Reading Beer & Cider Festival 2016

Thursday 28th April to Sunday 1st May

The areas premier beer festival. If you like you ale and entertainment this is the one for you. If you have never been to Reading Beer Festival, make sure you don’t miss it at the new location of Christchurch Meadows – a short walk from Reading station.

Closest station: Reading Station

Bracknell Ale & Wine Festival 2016

Sunday 29th May

Beer racked at Bracknell Ale & Wine Festival. Beer racked at Bracknell Ale & Wine Festival.

Yeah so we sneaked ourselves in. Why now. 30+ real ales, wine, cider and live music. Don’t miss it!

Closest station: Bracknell/Martins Heron

Twyford Beer Festival 2016

Saturday 11th June

This one takes place at King George V Playing Field in Twyford and raises money for Orchid – a men’s cancer charity.

Closest station: Twyford

Maidenhead Beer & Cider Festival 2016

Thursday 28th to Saturday 30th July

The impressive stillage setup from Maidenhead Beer Festival 2015.

A short stumble to and from the towns railway station, this one featured over a 100 real ales in 2015. Pretty sure you won’t be disappointed.

Closest station: Maidenhead

Ascot Beer Festival 2016

Friday 30th September and Saturday 1st October

A superb end to our beer festival list takes place in the magnificent grounds of Ascot Racecourse and include a full race meeting. Well worth a visit!

Closest station: Ascot Station

That’s it for now. We’ll update the list as and when we hear of more. As soon as tickets are on sale for Bracknell Ale & Wine Festival 2016 we’ll let you know here.