Wyre Forest

Campaign for Real Ale

Campaign for Real Ale

Kidderminster Beer and Cider Festival 2024

In November 2024, Following on from last year's successful festival Wyre Forest CAMRA will again be hosting this popular event at the Kidderminster Harriers Supporters and Social Club on the 7th-9th November 2024 and we hope to see you and your friends then!

The Festival is coming

Ticket Information

Advance Sales (£1 discount) Here: KBCF 2024 Tickets (but entry also available on the door)

The Entry Package, purchased on the door, covers entry for all 3 days of the festival and is £15. This includes the admission fee of £2 for CAMRA members and £4 for the general public. The main part of your package comprises Drinks Tokens to be used at our cash-free bars, plus a £2 deposit for a festival glass. Unused drinks tokens and your glass deposit (should you not want to keep it) are refundable.

Rather than pay at the door, enjoy a £1 discount by buying in advance, making the admission fee £1 for CAMRA members and only £3 for the general public.
Designated drivers accompanying visitors and under age are permitted free entry and 2 complimentary non-alcoholic drinks.

KCBF Location

Kidderminster Harriers Supporters and Social Club (behind/beside Aggborough Stadium where Kidderminster Harriers FC play), Stadium Close, Kidderminster, DY10 1NB. Plenty of free parking for Festival visitors and a short walk from Kidderminster Railway Station. There is free overnight parking at the club for Festival visitors.

See Google Maps for location & directions
Also this map showing the walk from the station and nearby pubs. Click here: Festival Map with pubs plus walking directions to the Harriers social club.

And don't forget the dates: 7th-9th November 2024

Fancy being involved?

Would you like to volunteer to help us during the Festival? We're run entirely by volunteers. Working at the Festival can be a fun team experience. There’s working at the bar, but there are also other roles (or you can do different things in different shifts) during the Festival. If you can join us, please complete the form below.

You can volunteer simply by completing this form: Volunteer Form
To read more about what's involved and the benefits of volunteering at the Festival see here> Beer Festival 2024 - Volunteer Information

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Drinks Lists

The drinks lists are being booked now and full details will be released here as they are finalised. In the meantime here as a taster are the drinks lists for 2023.

Stay in Touch

We enjoy seeing old friends and making new ones at our Festivals, and other events through the year! If you want to be kept informed of progress and plans for the festival and other local CAMRA events:

  • Follow us on Facebook;
  • Drop in on (or bookmark) this website;
  • or Join CAMRA for monthly emails and branch meetings (among other benefits).

Opening Times 2024

Thu 7 Nov 2 - 10pm (CAMRA members preview 12 - 2pm)
Fri 8 Nov 12 - 11pm (Live music in the evening)
Sat 9 Nov 12 - 9pm (Or until the beer runs out)

Festival Highlights

  • An offer of over 40 interesting and unusual beers expertly chosen from nearby and farther afield. All beer styles will be there, from golden ales, rich and hoppy bitters, copper ales, full-flavoured IPAs culminating with dark mysterious porters and stouts. There will be beer styles to suit everyone and all tastes!
  • With a rich heritage in the area, we offer a selection of 15+ real ciders and perries from local producers displaying the marvellous range of flavours and styles being produced.

  • A Craft Gin Bar offers a selection of speciality and local Gins, with recommended mixers and garnish.
  • A Wine Bar offers a selection of speciality and local Wines.
  • Entertainment – Friday evenings are traditionally our live entertainment night, Details will be published here as soon the bookings are confirmed..
  • Designated Driver offer – free entry & 2 complimentary soft drinks for a driver bringing visitor(s) to the festival.
  • Hot food and cold snacks available.

If you have a comment or proposal for our festival, send an email to ku.gro.armac.tseroferyw@lavitsef or message our Facebook page.

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