40th Derby CAMRA City Charter Summer Beer Festival

Mr Fueled by Beer has it on good authority that one of the most fun summer beer festivals on CAMRA’s calendar is held each year in Derby’s city centre Market Place. For full details check the festival website. When I saw that the Thursday entertainment is provided by an act called Shamus O’Blivion and the Megadeath Morris Men, that was all I needed to know – see you there… (more…)

4th Kidbrooke Beer Festival

SE London CAMRA is getting ready to launch their fourth beer festival at Charlton Park Rugby Club this Thursday, 25 May. It runs until Saturday 27 May. Although this is a small festival, a quick scan of the beer list suggests careful thought has been given to quality over quantity. As such, this makes Kidbrooke a festival worthy of Mr Fueled by Beer’s attention. See you Friday… (more…)

Circular Pub Walks: Woolhampton, Beenham & Aldermaston Wharf

With its close proximity to Reading and Newbury; and easy access by train or bus, this circular walk provides a great day out in the West Berkshire countryside. Combining country lanes, fields and woods, and a stretch of the Kennet & Avon Canal, this seven mile circuit includes three excellent country pubs: The Rowbarge at Woolhampton; The Six Bells at Beenham; and The Butt Inn at Aldermaston Wharf… (more…)

17th Banbury Beer & Cider Festival 2017

Here’s an excellent opportunity for a Fueled by Beer field trip: North Oxfordshire CAMRA’s Banbury Beer & Cider Festival. This year it returns to its regular springtime slot: Thursday 4th through Saturday 6th May 2017. The theme will be Yorkshire, which allegedly has more breweries than any other county. To view the list of beers with tasting notes, click here; or to view my less detailed spreadsheet, scroll to the bottom of this post…