Chelmsford Summer Beer & Cider FestivalAdmirals Park, Rainsford Rd CM1 2PN. 10min walk from Chelmsford Bus + Rail stns. Open: 12noon-11pm. July 7 to July 11. CAMRA membs free admission all week. 300 Real Ales, 100 Ciders/Perries/Pyders + Foreign Beer, Local wines + selection of food. Live entertainment in eves. £3 refundable souvenir glass. Large outdoor marquee fest, fantastic atmosphere + Essex biggest beer garden. 40 mins by rail from London + Ipswich. Always welcome new and experienced faces. Tweet @ChelmsfordBEER. Website.
26th Ealing Beer Festival Walpole Park, Ealing, London W5 5BG. (10min from Ealing Broadway Tube & Rail Stn). Wednesday 8 July to Saturday 11 July. 500+ beers incl 360 cask ales + cider/perry + foreign bottled beer + english wines in large marquee. Hot/cold food avail all times. Pub games, products, membership + other stalls. Souvenir glass and prog. Families welcome til 8pm. Music: Wed-Fri eves. Open: Wed-Fri 12noon-1030pm; Sat 12noon-6pm. Entry: £4, CAMRA £2. CAMRA volunteers rqd for eve sess - visit website or request staffing form on 020 8933 4934. More details from Graham Harrison 07535 878996 email or website.
7th Stortford Beer Festival Bishops Stortford, Royal British Legion Club, 28 Windhill Bishops Stortford CM23 2NG. Thurs 23 July 6.00pm to 11.00pmFriday & Saturday 24 & 25 July 11.00am to 11.00pm. 80+ Beers + selection of Real Cider/Perries, incl rare local Ciders. With Live Music Thu + Sat Eves. Open: Thu 5-11pm, Fri/Sat 11am-11pm. Promoted by CAMRA at Bishops Stortford, Royal British Legion Club. See website for details.