Derby Beer Festival


   The 12th Derby Winter Beer Festival

Wednesday 20th to Saturday 23rd February 2013
at the Derby Roundhouse, Pride Park, DE24 8JEDerby Beer Festival 2013

  • Over 300 real ales
  • Traditional Cider and Perry
  • Continental bottled beers
  • Live Music
  • Hot and Cold Food
    • Free bus operated by Trent Barton

Admission Details:

Wednesday 20th February 2013, 4pm to 11pm - £3.00

Thursday 21st February 2013, 11am to 5pm - £2.00
Thursday 21st February 2013, 5pm to 11pm - £5.00

Friday 22nd February 2013, 11am to 5pm - £3.00
Friday 22nd February 2013, 5pm to 11pm - £6.00

Saturday 23rd February 2013, 11am to 5pm - £3.00
Saturday 23rd February 2013, 5pm to 11pm - £6.00


OAP's free at lunchtimes

Card carrying CAMRA Members free except after 5pm on Friday and Saturday nights when they will be charged half price

For people aged 25 and under who pay full price admission and can show proof of age with photo ID, a special promotion exists: After you've paid with proof of age you'll be given a slip to take to the CAMRA Membership stall. Here you will be given a token for half a pint from a selection of Breweries (1 if you entered the Festival before 5pm and 2 if you entered after 5pm). You can use your token to choose a beer or cider from Black Iris Brewery, Dancing Duck Brewery, Derventio Brewery, Falstaff Brewery or Three Cats Cider. Offer is subject to availability.

Entertainment - begins at approx' 8pm each evening

Wednesday 20th Feb' - Acoustic Open Mic
Thursday 21st Feb' - The Modest (Mod classics and Northern Soul)
Friday 22nd Feb' - Hypermused (Muse tribute) with support from Verbal Warning (Old Skool Punk)
Saturday 23rd Feb' - Killerz (Killers tribute)


The Roundhouse catering offers freshly cooked food with hot and cold options with sausages and pies sourced from local producer Owen Taylor.

Additional snacks will be available from Mr Morgan's Cheese stall, Pipers Crisps and Merry Berry Chocolate

Bus Times to and from The Quad / Derby Bus Station and the Roundhouse Beer Festival

Free Bus - Service number 701 from Trent/Barton

Wednesday 20th February
Quad, Market Place                               14.20                repeated at                 22.20
Bus Station                                            14.25                these minutes             22.25
The Festival at The Roundhouse              14.30                past the hour              22.30
Quad, Market Place                               14.40                until                           22.40
Bus Station                                            14.45                                                 22.45   
The Festival at The Roundhouse              14.50                                                  22.50
Quad, Market Place                                15.00                                                  23.00
Bus Station                                           15.05                                                       -
The Festival at The Roundhouse              15.10                           -
Thursday, Friday & Saturday 21st 23rd February
Quad, Market Place                               11.00                repeated at              22.00
Bus Station                                           11.05                these minutes          22.05
The Festival at The Roundhouse              11.10                past the hour           22.10
Quad, Market Place                               11.20                until                        22.20
Bus Station                                           11.25                                              22.25   
The Festival at The Roundhouse              11.30                                              22.30
Quad, Market Place                               11.40                                              22.40
Bus Station                                           11.45                                              22.45
The Festival at The Roundhouse              11.50                                              22.50
Quad, Market Place                               12.00                                               23.00
Bus Station                                           12.05                                                        -
The Festival at The Roundhouse              12.10                                                       -