9th-13th July – 37th Derby City Charter CAMRA Summer Beer & Cider Festival 2014 (Derby, Derbyshire) Preview

Address: Assembly Rooms, Market Place, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 3AH (Website)

Entry Price/Session times:

Wed 9th July: 6:30pm-11pm (£3)
Thu 11th July: 11am-5:30pm* (£1) & 5:30pm-11pm (£5)
Fri 11th July: 11:30am-5:30pm* (£2) & 5:30pm-11pm (£6)
Sat 12th July: 11.30am-5:30pm* (£3) & 5:30pm-11pm (£6)
Sun 13th July: 12pm-2pm (Free)

Concessions: Free Admission to CAMRA Members carrying a valid membership card. Under 26s: Half price admission to all sessions on proof of age. Over 60s: Free before 17:30 on proof of age.

Tickets: Advance tickets are now on sale through the Derby Live website. Holders of advanced tickets will be allowed fasttrack entry before 8pm, avoiding those frustrating queues.

Ciders/Perries: The following ciders/perries will be available:


Biddenden Kentish Strong Med Sweet 8.0% Ashford, Kent
Bridge Farm Medium 7.0% Yeovil, Somerset
Burrow Hill Medium 6.0% Kingsbury Episcopi, Somerset
Charnwood (L) Med Dry 6.0% Charnwood, Leicestershire
Countryman Med Sweet 6.5% Felldownhead, Devon
Dove Syke Ribble Valley Gold Medium 6.5% Clitheroe, Lancashire
Double Vision Med Sweet 7.4% Maidstone, Kent
Gwatkins Stoke Red Sweet 7.5% Abbeydore, Herefordshire
Gwynt y Ddraig Black Dragon Medium 7.2% Pontypridd, Glamorgan
Hartlands Sweet 6.0% Tirley, Gloucestershire
Hecks Port Wine of Glastonbury Med Sweet 6.5% Street, Somerset
Malvern Magic Medium 6.0% Ledbury, Herefordshire
Mays Med Sweet 5.5% Kynaston, Herefordshire
Naish / Chant Dry 6.0% West Pennard, Somerset
Oakfield Farm (L) Medium 7.0% Stanley Common, Derbyshire
Perry Brothers Med Sweet 6.0% Dowlish Wake, Somerset
Pickled Pig Porkers Snout Med Sweet 6.5% Cambridgeshire
Po’s (L) Med Dry 7.0% Horsley Woodhouse, Derbys
Rathays Old Goat Medium 7.0% Sutton St. Nicholas, Hereford
Rich Sweet 6.0% Watchfield, Somerset
Scropton Doris Stokes (L) Medium 6.4% Scropton, Derbyshire
Sheppys Med Sweet 6.0% Bradford-on-Tone, Somerset
Spencer & Haspel (L) Dry 8.4% Ockbrook, Derbyshire
Thatchers Cheddar Valley Med Sweet 6.0% Sandford, Somerset
Three Cats (L) Sweet 6.7% Morley, Derbyshire
Wilce’s Medium 6.0% Ledbury, Herefordshire
Winkleigh Sams Sweet 6.0% Winkleigh, Devon
Woodys (L) Med Dry 6.0% Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire


Broadoak Sweet 7.5% Clutton Hill, Somerset
Bridge Farm Med Sweet 6.0% Yeovil, Somerset
Double Vision Impaired Vision Med Sweet 7.4% Maidstone, Kent
Gwatkins Malvern Hills Sweet 7.0% Abbeydore, Herefordshire
Gwynt y Ddraig Medium 5.5% Pontypridd, Glamorgan
Hartlands Medium 6.0% Tirley, Gloucestershire
Hecks Blakeney Red Med Sweet 6.0% Street, Somerset
Newton Court Sweet 6.0% Leominster, Herefordshire
Olivers Medium 6.0% Ocle Pychard, Herefordshire
Ross Cider & Perry Co. Med Dry 6.0% Peterstow, Herefordshire
Westons Med Sweet 4.5% Much Marcle, Herefordshire

Food: TBC

Entertainment: The following entertainment will be available

Wednesday: Main act from our twin city of Osnabrück is NowWay2Norway https://www.facebook.com/nowaytonorway supported by and The Heron Brothers www.paulherronmusic.co.uk.

Thursday: Lunch time is Martin Atterbury (Theatre Organ) and The Ripley Morris Men providing some fringe entertainment. Evening session is headlned by Willie & The Bandits www.willieandthebandits.co.uk supported by Weathered Eye www.weatheredeyeband.co.uk.

Friday: Lunch time is Brookside Jazz Band. Evening session is headlined by The Wam Bam Band www.thewambamband.co.uk and supported by The Dark Horses www.thedarkhorses.co.uk .

Saturday: Lunch time is 3 Eyed Fox www.3eyedfox.com withfringe entertainment provided bySheffield Steel Rapper and Black Pig Border Morris www.blackpigborder.co.uk. Evening Session is headlined by Ferocious Dog www.ferociousdog.co.uk/ and supported by The Lauren Strange Quartet www.facebook.com/laurenstrangemusic/info.

Sunday: Blues Town


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