Campaign for Real Ale Tyneside & Northumberland Branch presents


Newcastle Beer & Cider Festival 2024

10 April 2024 - 13 April 2024 @ Northumbria Students Union


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Event Details

The 46th Newcastle Beer & Cider Festival is back, we are proud to be back at Northumbria Students Union Championing Great Real ale and Cider.

Celebrating 50 years of CAMRA in Tyneisde and Northumberland

With over 100 Beers , 40 Ciders and a selection of other beverages there is sure to be something for everyone

Tokens will be priced at £2.25 for a half of ale/ cider that less than 6% / 7% abv respectively, Thirds only beyond this ABV.

You can swap two. tokens for three third tokens if you'd like to sample ale/ cider that less than 6% / 7% abv respectively as thirds

This website is our PreSale to the festival, we expect that there will be tickets available on the door, which we would prefer contactless card payments for. walk ins will be let into the festival as capacity allows

Additional tokens will be available to purchase at the festival. Glasses can be kept as a souvenir or returned for a £2 refund.

Wednesday 10th April 2024 6pm – 11pm CAMRA members welcome from 5pm Trade session from 4pm - Are you Trade? email for ACCESS CODE to unlock trade tickets

Thursday 11th April 2024 12pm-11pm Thursday will witness a hat-themed day, encouraging participants to showcase their creativity, with the option to purchase unique headwear from the St Oswald’s stall. The entertainment continues with performances by renowned artists, including Rob Herron of teapad orchestra fame and the Byker hillbillies.

Friday 12th April 2024 12pm – 11pm The Steamboat players, Ash Humble Lead singer of Blistered Molly, Cover Clubs Acoustic Duo, Jonny Pollard and the Monkseaton Morris will be performing Rapper (Sword) dances.

Saturday 13th April 2024 12pm – 7pm Featuring Entertainment from Jonny Pollard and We Are Champion

Last orders will be called 45 minutes before close, allowing 15 minutes for final orders

Bars will close 30 minutes before close(Time at the bar) allowing 30 minutes to finish drinks, return glasses or anything else before closing

Getting to the festival

we are on the first floor of northumbria students union (The students have disappeared for easter so we take over)

More information on visiting can be found on our festival webpage

Got Lost? try what3words which will get you to the door

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