Food and Drink What’s On

Birmingham Beer Week
Jul 19 – Jul 28 all-day

Back for it’s third year, a week-long celebration of Brum’s epic beer scene and the culture that makes this city so great!

With a rich brewing history that is evolving into a forward thinking craft beer haven, #BrumBW19 will be bringing together the city’s finest breweries, pubs, bars, bottle shops and restaurants. Creating a whole array of fun and exciting events, with good music, food and of course GREAT BEER!

So wherever you are, pack your beer bags, ready your growlers and head down to Birmingham’s Bostin’ Beer Scene because its almost here!

To find out more about how you can get involved get in touch or sign up to our mailing list!


Shrewsbury CAMRA Beer Festival @ St Mary's Church
Jul 24 @ 11:00 am – Jul 27 @ 11:00 pm

Shrewsbury CAMRA Beer Festival will take place from 24*-27 July at:
The Church of St. Mary the Virgin, St. Mary’s Street, Shrewsbury, SY1 1DX

The new venue is bang in the town centre, much closer to the railway (0.3 mile) and bus (0.2 mile) stations, and all the park and ride and many buses leaving town pass the front door.

St Mary’s is a redundant church. The church custodians are right behind the festival and we are looking forward to working with them.

*24th July is a trade and CAMRA members only preview.

CAMRA Stafford Beer & Cider Festival @ Blessed William Howard School
Jul 24 @ 12:00 pm – Jul 27 @ 10:00 pm

Under 10 minutes walk from Stafford rail station, off Newport Rd.

70 real ales + 30 ciders/perries + country wines + bottled beer bar.

Food available all sessions.

Live music, semi acoustic Fri & Sat eve, brass band

Sat aft. Details: Thu 6-11pm; Fri 11.30am-4pm and 4-11pm; Sat 12noon- 7pm and 7-11pm.

Fri and Sat aft families welcome, other sessions over 18’s.

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Lichfield Food Festival
Aug 24 – Aug 26 all-day

2019’s Lichfield Food Festival will take place over the whole August Bank Holiday weekend on Saturday 24, Sunday 25 and Monday 26 August.

Put a date in the diary for what promises to be another huge celebration of food and entertainment. Expect a massive selection of food and drink stalls, free cookery demonstrations, street food and pop-up coffee and cocktail bars, live music, a brewers event, free children’s activities, and much more!

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Bridgnorth Station CAMRA Beer Festival @ Severn Valley Bridgnorth Station
Sep 5 – Sep 7 all-day
Bridgnorth Station’s CAMRA Beer Festival triumphantly returns in 2019!
The Station will host over 60 Ral Ales, Ciders and Perries for the much-loved Beer Festival. Entry to the Beer Festival is FREE and our trains will be running all day too.
Opening times:
  • Thursday 5th September: 5.00pm – 11.00 pm
  • Friday 6 September: 11.00 am – 11.00 pm
  • Saturday 7 September: 11.00am – 11.00 pm

Bridgnorth CAMRA: the Campaign for Real Ale is a voluntary organisation consisting of over 120,000 ordinary people, run by an unpaid, elected national executive and backed by a small core of professional executives. It speaks for people everywhere by fighting to save pubs and breweries from closure, attempting to improve quality and choice, and trying to ensure pub standards are raised.

Ludlow Food and Drink Festival @ Ludlow Castle
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – Sep 15 @ 10:00 pm

The line-up for 2019 is already underway and we promise it will be spectacular! – keep checking back for more details and make sure you’re signed up to our newsletter… but you will be guaranteed talks, demonstrations and tastings across Ludlow’s three main stages including the Wots Cooking Stage (Inner Bailey), Graeme Kidd Stage (Outer Bailey) and The Fire Stage (Outer Bailey). Each stage hosts different Chef and Producer appearances every day of the Festival. 

Firs Winter Ales Festival @ Firs Club Codsall
Nov 14 @ 11:00 am – Nov 17 @ 10:00 pm

The winner of Wolverhampton branch of CAMRA Branch Club of the Year Award. There will be at least on beer available (at the start!) that has been brewed on the premises.

All ales cellar conditioned & on handpull
Also Cider & Perry
Free admission !

For further details 01902 844674.

BBC Good Food Show Winter @ NEC
Nov 28 @ 11:00 am – Dec 1 @ 5:00 pm

The giant halls of the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham to be full of the finest artisan produce, creations and samples for you to while away your day.  You’ll be able to find some truly unique and personal gifts for all of your friends and family if you’ve got any last minute Christmas presents left to buy, or just take a break and enjoy some of the quality food and drinks yourself.