Event

The Derby Beer Festival

The Market Place

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Until Sun 8 Aug 2021

Please note this does not include a table booking for the Alfresco Dining, this will need to be booked separately.
Running Time: 5 hours - approximate, including any interval(s).

Most tickets cost more when booked via telephone or in person at box office. See our Ts & Cs for details.

About the event

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. Confirmed featured breweries are Bad Bunny, Black Hole, Little Eaton, Littleover, Morgans Brew Masters, Mr Grundy's and Derby Brewing Company.

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, the full schedule is as follows:

  • Wed 4 Aug night - Peashooter a 3-piece cover band playing pop 'n' rock 'n' roll.
  • Thu 5 Aug afternoon - Roger with acoustic guitar sounds 
  • Thu 5 Aug night - Herron Brothers also known as the Covers Brothers - The Herron Brothers make harmony based 'proper' guitar pop music.
  • Fri 6 Aug afternoon - Shades of Rock a 50’s / 60’s rock & roll & folk band
  • Fri 5 Aug night - Silcone Taxis a 4 piece Soul, Funk, Rock 'n' Roll, and Bloosey Boogie Band.
  • Sat 6 Aug night - The Unforgiven a Good Time Rock Cover Band.
  • Sun 7 Aug afternoon - Acoustica a 4 piece acoustic covers band

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.

View the Menu and Tasting notes (and please note that all drinks are subject to availability)

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.

Visit the Derby Market Place website for FAQs and Terms and Conditions.

Prices & Offers

£5 - £3