Alfresco dining:
Monday to Sunday 12pm - 3pm
Friday and Saturday 6pm - 9pm

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Derby Beer Festival

4th - 8th August 2021 Wed 6pm - 11pm, Thu-Sat 12pm - 5pm & 6pm - 11pm, Sun 12pm - 5pm

£3 - £5


Travel gurus at Lonely Planet describe Derby as the "best place to drink real ale in the World" so why not find out at the Derby Beer Festival.

Following on from last year’s successful Beer sessions, held within the Derby Market Place, the Festival will offer a great selection of the best real ales from microbreweries in the local area. Guest will be able to sample some new flavours in this celebration of Derby beer.

Taking place in the marquee space within the Derby Market Place, with tables outside for you to enjoy drinking with friends and the entertainment on offer.

There will also be cider, gin, wine and prosecco, so raise a glass and enjoy the best local ales and entertainment. Upgrade to a chalet for up to six people to make the most of the event.

Alfresco Dining will not be available during the festival.  However if you purchase the chalet upgrade ticket you will be able to order food to your chalet.

Drink Prices

Please note that we will be accepting tokens only for drinks at Derby Beer Festival.

Prices work out at:
1 token (£1.75) = Half pint
2 tokens (£3.50) = Pint


Derby Brewing Company
Dancing Duck Brewery
Blue Monkey Brewery
Falstaff Brewery
Hartshorns Brewery
Bad Bunny
Shiny Brewery
Black Hole Brewery
Littleover Brewery
Morgan's Brew Masters
Little Eaton
Mr Grundy's
North Cotswold
Weatheroak Hill 
Henry Smith
Three Cats Cider
Darley Abbey Cider


Wednesday 4th August (Evening) - Peashooter - A 3-piece cover band playing pop 'n' rock 'n' roll
Thursday 5th August (Afternoon) - Roger - Acoustic guitar sounds
Thursday 5th August (Evening) - Herron Brothers also known as the Covers Brothers - The Herron Brothers make harmony based 'proper' guitar pop music
Friday 6th August (Afternoon) - Shades of Rock - 50’s/60’s rock 'n' roll and folk band
Friday 6th August (Evening) - Silicone Taxis -  A 4-piece Soul, Funk, Rock 'n' Roll and Bluesy Boogie Band 
Saturday 7th August (Afternoon) - The Rides - an acoustic duo covering rock and pop from the 60's to today
Saturday 7th August (Evening) - The Unforgiven - A Good Time Rock Cover Band (Support Droid Soup - a rock covers band)
Sunday 8th August (Afternoon) - Acoustica - 4-piece acoustic covers band

For events scheduled to take place up until the end of August, seating will be sold at a reduced capacity initially.   You will be offered the best available seats for your party size.  The seats offered will be 2 seats away from other customers and there will be a row between you in front and behind.  If you have a specific seating requirement or access requirement please call the Sales and Information Centre on 01332 255800 to book your seats.  Once we receive direction from the government that we are not required to be sat socially distanced all seats will be made available to be booked.