Campaign for Real Ale Liverpool & Districts Branch presents

Liverpool Beer Festival 2023

16 February 2023 - 18 February 2023 @ Lutyens Crypt, Metropolitan Cathedral


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Event Details

With over 200 Real Ales and Ciders, the Liverpool Beer Festival returns to the Crypt of the Metropolitan Cathedral in Feb 2023.

Tickets go on general sale at 5pm on Friday 11th November 2022.

The festival runs over the following five separately ticketed public sessions:

  1. Thu 16th Feb (6pm - 10pm).
  2. Fri 17th Feb (midday - 4pm).
  3. Fri 17th Feb (6pm - 10:30pm).
  4. Sat 18th Feb (midday - 4pm).
  5. Sat 18th Feb (6pm - 10pm).

We have decided to keep our focus on the beer and cider for most session with entertainment laid on only during the Saturday Evening (6pm-10pm) session. The Saturday evening entertainment will be provided by “''Paul O'Keefe Duo'”, a local guitar and drum combo who will be playing a series of popular covers.

  • No Ticket refunds will be given so please only buy what you can use.
  • A festival programme will be provided free of charge on entry to the festival.
  • A glass is also provided and should you so wish to take it home, please put it in your pocket or in a bag, openly carrying glasses in Liverpool city centre is illegal. No refund is given for returned glasses.
  • £3 worth of FREE beer vouchers can be claimed by CAMRA members from the cash desk for each session attended on production of a valid ticket, a membership card in your name and proof of identity.
  • No under 18s will be admitted. If you are lucky enough to look under the age of 25 then please come with proof of age as you may be asked to produce it at the door. No refunds will be given in cases where admission is refused due to an inability to produce proof when challenged. Sorry but no children or babies will be admitted.

Wheelchair access is available through the usual entrance but we ask you contact us to warn us ahead of the festival so we can ensure the checking in process for you is as quick and smooth as possible.

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Lutyens Crypt, Metropolitan Cathedral


Lutyens Crypt, Metropolitan Cathedral

Brownlow Hill
L3 5TQ
Liverpool & Districts Branch

We are an independent, voluntary organisation which campaigns for real ale as well as protecting and promoting community pubs and clubs and fighting for consumer rights.
We have over 190,000 members across the country who work to champion beer and drinkers as well as pub and club goers. Our campaigns range from protecting pubs threatened with closure, fighting unfair taxation on beer and cider and ensuring fair competition and choice in the pub and beer market.
Our members support well-run pubs as the centres of community life and believe their continued existence plays a critical social role in UK culture. For more information on our campaigns, please visit:
Our festivals are all about introducing you to great beer and are run by our members, who volunteer their time to make our events extra special. They bring together years of experience with a passion for top quality real ale and local knowledge that's hard to beat!
• Protect and improve consumer rights
• Promote quality, choice and value for money
• Support the public house as a focus of community life
• Campaign for greater appreciation of traditional beers, ciders and perries as part of our national heritage and culture
• Seek improvements in all licensed premises and throughout the brewing industry

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