General Festival stuff

2016 Peterborough Beer Festival Next Month!

2016 Peterborough Beer Festival Next Month!

Well it’s four weeks until the 39th Peterborough CAMRA beer festival, and therefore it’s “officially” time to start getting excited!  I’ve started work on updating the mobile app I created, I’ll be updating the database with this year’s drinks lists (wine, cider & perry, bottled beers and cask beers). MOBILE APP IS UPDATED:  OK at the time of writing the draft beers is in a very early version, but...

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2015 Peterborough Festival Very Close Now!

2015 Peterborough Festival Very Close Now!

We are just days away from the 38th Pboro CAMRA Beer Festival, with the volunteer team working hard on the embankment site preparing for the 40,000 or so visitors. They start with a day putting up the security fencing – it’s a huge site these days, especially when you compare it to the early indoor events at the now gone Wirrina.  Then the three huge marquees go up, followed by all the support structures, and of course the long...

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2015 Peterborough Beer Festival Announcement

2015 Peterborough Beer Festival Announcement

The sun may be finding a hard time visiting us this ‘flaming’ June, but it’s still summer, which means the clock is ticking down to the best outdoor summer beer festival in the UK – The Peterborough CAMRA Beerfest! In just under 10 weeks’ time Peterborough CAMRA will be hosting the 38th annual beer festival.  The dates for this year’s event are Tuesday 25th – Saturday 29th August [full opening times & prices here]...

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Ciders and Beers Updated, plus Radio Show

Ciders and Beers Updated, plus Radio Show

As we get closer to the festival, I’m getting updates for the beers and cider through, so the pages here and the Mobile App are now updated – the cask ales should be now as up to date as the printed guide will be, but we’ll get late updates all the way up to the festival opening day (ish). Also if you want to hear from two of our local breweries (Bexar County and Miletree), the local Peterborough FM radio station did a show...

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Announcement; Peterborough Beer Festival 2014

Announcement; Peterborough Beer Festival 2014

Peterborough Beer Festival 2014 – the Biggest, the Brightest and the Best! Peterborough CAMRA is gearing up to present the 37th annual beer festival which this year takes place between 19th – 23rd August. Held in 3 huge marquees on the River Nene Embankment, the Peterborough Beer Festival proudly displays one of the largest selections of real ale anywhere in the country. Last year over 420 different cask beers were on sale from over 170...

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It All Starts Today! Brewery Tap 1pm for Festival Beer Launch

It All Starts Today!  Brewery Tap 1pm for Festival Beer Launch

Well it’s finally here, the 35th Peterborough Beer Festival opens its doors today – at 5.30pm (3.30pm if you’re going along to the trade session – that’s ticket only and you’d know if you are going already!). I’ll be along ASAP – as soon as my short legs can get me there after work!  I’m taking my camera tonight, to try and get some decent photo’s of the band in action, the people, the...

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This is a small website dedicated to the 39th Peterborough Beer Festival , 23 - 27th August 2016.

Beerfest Mobile App - CLICK HERE.

Thanks to the dedicated people of CAMRA and the Peterborough branch, it's one of THE real ale events of the year.


About Me

I'm "Krispy". Webmaster, software developer (Java, WordPress and PHP, working in Peterborough), real ale fan (been going to the Pboro Beer Festival for the last 28 years!), and part time beer writer. Starting to get a small reputation as a half decent home brewer, and I write about beer on my beer blog. Catch me on twitter at; @krispybeer