The 2014 Durham Beer Festival takes place on the 27th-30th of August. Featuring 120 real ales and 30 ciders/perries, including all-new Battle of the Beers entries, it is a great opportunity to try something new.

The festival will be at the Durham Students' Union building on New Elvet, Durham. Food, soft drinks, wine and spirits will also be available.

Edit: Beer and Cider lists are now available!

Opening Hours

  • 6pm-11pm Wednesday (CAMRA members from 4pm)
  • 11am-11pm Thursday,Friday,Saturday

Volunteers Needed

Would you like to try pulling a few pints? Working at the beer festival is great fun and no previous experience is needed. If you are interested, please see the Volunteer pages.


Would you like to support the festival and get your message out too? Your company logo or personal message could be on a beer or in the programme, for everyone to see. Please see the Sponsorship page for more information.