Beer festivals in the local area

Many pubs in and around Rugby hold annual beer festivals, making the town one of the most interesting places in Britain to drink real ale.

Below are listed details of the festivals coming up that we are aware of. If you would like us to add your festival to the list please e-mail details to the Secretary.


Head of Steam - Head of steam beer festival
27th December 2014 - 28th December 2014
The Head of Steam's first beer festival. Pub opening at 12.00, Beer Festival from 17.00 to Midnight.

Featuring a selection of fine West Country Ales, live music from the ‘Bloke on a Guitar’ and some cracking hot bangers to sort out those munchies.                  

Sunday 28th December – Beer Festival continuing from 12.00 lunchtime until 22.30, with a variety of cheeses served during the day and a warming chilli in the evening.

Beer list:

RCH Brewery
• East Street Cream 5% ABV
• Old Slug Porter 4.5% ABV
• PG Steam 3.8% ABV
• Best Bitter 4.2% ABV
• Palmers 200 5% ABV
South Hams Brewery
• Devon Pride 3.8% ABV
Branscombe Vale Brewery
• Branoc 3.8% ABV
Summer Skills Brewery
• Indiana Bones 5.6% ABV
Bays Brewery
• Bays Gold 4.3% ABV
Box Steam Brewery
• Tunnel Vision 4.2% ABV
• Funnel Blower Porter 4.5% ABV
Butcome Brewery
• Butcome Bitter 4.0% ABV

Black Rat Cider
Abrahllas Slack Alice
Hecks Poer wine of Glastonbury