13th Maldon Beer & Cider Festival8th - 11th April. Plume Sch, Fambridge Rd, Maldon CM9 6AB (2mins walk from Maldon High St). 55+ real ales (feat a selection of beers from London microbrwries) +12 ciders/perries. Belgian beer bar Fri/Sat eve. Food avail all sess. Open: Wed 4-11pm; Thu-Sat 11am-11pm. Entry: £1 (free to CAMRA membs). Commemorative tankards £3 (refundable). Live music Sat eve - The Struck Bats. Wheelchair access. More details see website or contact Chris Harvey by email.
14th Waltham Forest Sports & Social Club Beer Festival22 - 24 April. Town Hall, Forest Road Walthamstow E17 4JA. 20 real ales, ciders and perries and food available. Friday features live music from the Bikini Beach Band. Follow the club on twitter @wfsocialclub or phone 0208 527 3944 for more information. http://www.wfsocialclub.org.uk/ Admission with CAMRA membership card.