The 45th Cotswold Beer Festival

The Cotswold Beer Festival returns for it's 45th anniversary this summer 2023, with three days of family activities, food, live music and, of course, beer...

By Maya Horwood  |  Published
The popular Cotswold Beer Festival, now in its 45th year, celebrates the best local beer, cider and perry that the Cotswolds has to offer.

Set in the picturesque Cotswold venues of Postlip Hall and Tithe Barn in Winchcombe, the 45th Cotswold Beer Festival, in association with Gloucestershire and Cheltenham CAMRA, is a celebration of the region's finest beers and ciders, with over 80 different types to sample during the three-day event. 

Taking place from Friday 14 to Sunday 16 July 2023, the festival boasts a packed programme of events, including live music from the likes of Ola Samba carnival drummers and The Apple Mashers on Friday evening; and family activities like circus skills, a magician and Morris dancing on Saturday and Sunday. 

There'll be a barbecue grilling up locally-sourced Cotswold beef, bacon and sausages, with vegetarian and vegan options available, too — and there'll be a variety of soft drinks on offer, including the locally-produced Hayles Farm fruit juice. 

Visitors can hop on the exclusive festival shuttle bus, which runs throughout Friday and Saturday from Cheltenham to Winchcombe. Four-legged friends are also welcome at the festival.

Tickets cost from £12 and can be booked online in advance, with children able to attend for free. 


Cotswold Beer Festival 2023


Friday 14 to Sunday 16 July 2023


From 7pm to 11pm on Friday 14; 12pm to 9pm on Saturday 15; and 12pm to 3pm on Sunday 16 July 2023


Adult tickets cost from £12. Under 18s go free and Sunday is free of charge for all

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