Suffolk Beer Festivals

Welcome to the vibrant world of Suffolk Beer Festivals! 🍻

Whether you’re a seasoned ale aficionado or a curious newcomer, our festivals offer an unparalleled opportunity to savour the finest brews, connect with fellow beer enthusiasts, and immerse yourself in Suffolk’s rich brewing heritage.

Why Choose Suffolk Beer Festivals?

  1. Craftsmanship Unleashed: Discover a kaleidoscope of flavors as local and regional breweries showcase their meticulously crafted ales, lagers, and ciders. From hop-forward IPAs to smooth stouts, there’s something to delight every palate.
  2. Scenic Venues: Picture yourself sipping a pint amidst historic castle ruins, lush green parks, or charming village squares. Our festivals take place in captivating locations across Suffolk, adding an extra layer of magic to your beer-tasting experience.
  3. Live Entertainment: Tap your toes to live music, engage in friendly banter with brewers, and participate in entertaining beer-related activities. It’s not just about the brews; it’s about creating lasting memories.

Please check with the organisers of each event for up to date information before visiting.

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Sproughton Beer Festival 2024

Dates: Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th May 2024

Address: Tithe Barn Community Centre, Lower St, Sproughton, Ipswich IP8 3AA

Enjoy the beer, music, food, company and sunshine.

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Little Earth Fest 2024

Dates: 5th & 6th July 2024

Address: White Horse Inn/Little Earth Project, Mill Green, Edwardstone, Sudbury, CO10 5PX

Once again, we are bringing the best of the UK’s mixed fermentation and wild beers to the Suffolk countryside!

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Ipswich Beer and Cider Festival

Dates: 25th to 28th July 2024

Address: St Clement’s Church, St Clements Church Lane, Ipswich, IP3 1LW

The 34th Ipswich Beer and Cider Festival is all set to return to St Clement’s Church from Thursday 25 July to Sunday 28 July 2023.

Opening Times:

  • Thursday 25 July – 4:00pm – 10:00pm
  • Friday 26 July – 12:00pm – 11:00pm
  • Saturday 27 July – 12:00pm – 11:00pm
  • Sunday 28 July – 12:00pm – 10:00pm

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Wyverstone Beer & Music Festival

Dates: Sat 17th August 2024

Address: Wyverstone Village Hall, Stowmarket, IP14 4SH

Back for the 4th Year this popular Beer & Music Festival at Wyverstone Village Hall.

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14th Chappel Winter Beer Festival

Dates: 29 February 2024 – 2 March 2024

Address: Chappel Beer Festival – Station Road, Chappel, CO6 2DS

The 14th Chappel Winter Beer Festival is be held at the East Anglian Railway Museum (alongside Chappel & Wakes Colne station, near Colchester, Essex) from Thu 29th February to Sat 2nd March 2024.

This is an All-Ticket event, booked in advance via the Chappel Beer Festival Website. Discounts are available for CAMRA Members.

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Chappel Summer Beer Festival

Dates: September 3 – September 7, 2024

Address: East Anglian Railway Museum, Station Rd, Wakes Colne, Colchester CO6 2DS

Description: Set against historic railway heritage, this festival combines history, heritage, and hops.


The Old Cannon Brewery Beer Festival

Dates: 28 March 2024 – 1 April 2024

Address: Old Cannon Brewery – 86 Cannon St, Bury St. Edmunds, IP33 1JR

We look forward to welcoming you all to the Old Cannon Brewery Beer Festival this Easter weekend.

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Places to Stay in Suffolk

Lodge with Hot Tub | Five Acre Holiday Camp

Five Acre Holiday Camp, College Road, Wyverstone, Suffolk, IP14 4SD

Shepherds Hut – Poppy | Mill House Breaks

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Newlands Otley Road, Grundisburgh, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 6RY

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