Largely due to the early Easter bank holiday, there are fewer April beer festivals than usual. It’s likely, however, that more pubs will announce St George’s Day celebrations nearer the time – if you know of any please post them in the comments!
The Angel, Hayes. A range of 10 guest ales will be on offer at the pub’s third beer festival, which features live music every night.
Bexley Beer Festival, Old Dartfordians Sports Club. Based at a new venue, the eighth Bexley Beer Festival features more than 65 ales and ciders, as well as hot food and snacks. Entry is £2.50 or £1.50 for CAMRA members, and you can find opening times and a beer list on the website.
The Bull’s Head, Croydon. There will be 11 ales and 2 ciders on offer during the festival.
Waltham Forest Sports and Social Club, Walthamstow. Celebrating the ‘colourful world of beer and breweries’, their tenth festival offers 25 ales, ciders and perries as well as food and live entertainment. The festival opens at 12pm each day (it closes at 5pm on Sunday) and entry is £2 before 8pm, or free for CAMRA members.
The Hook Beer Festival, Surbiton. Supporting London’s Air Ambulance amongst other great charities, the Hook Beer Festival boasts a great list of beers and ciders from around the UK. It’s best to purchase tickets (£5) in advance and you can find out how to do so by visiting the website.
The Willoughby Arms, Kingston Upon Thames. The pub’s St George’s Day beer and cider festival will offer a range of tasty beverages alongside entertainment. Check the website nearer the time for full details.
The Hope, Carshalton. Few details are available about the pub’s ‘Spirit of Albion’ festival as yet – check the website nearer the time for more details.
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