Beer Festival

Proposed dates for the 2020 festival are: June 5th & 6th, returning to the Stratford Racecourse for the 14th year! Further details in the new year....

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Friday 5th June 12:00 - 23:00 Saturday 6th June 2020 11:00 - 23:00

Festival Location:

Stratford-on-Avon Racecourse Luddington Rd Stratford upon Avon CV37 9SE Racecourse Website Find us on google maps
Festival organised by Shakespeare CAMRA

Notes for Visitors

Although the festival is planned to be open during Friday & Saturday, it will only be open until the Real Ale, Cider & Perries run out
Well behaved dogs and children most welcome under the supervision of a responsible adult. However children must vacate by 8pm.

Food at Festival

External Food Vendors: TBC
Food will be available as follows:
Fri:12noon to 9:30pm (approx)
Sat:11am to 9:30pm (approx)


Friday: A quiet day for discussion and friendly banter
Saturday: TBC

Festival Support

Shakespeare CAMRA thanks all the unpaid CAMRA members who volunteer and help to support our Beer & Cider Festivals.

Festival Layout

Find out where the Entrance, Bars and Beer Tokens can be found:.

Travel to the Festival

The Stratford-on-Avon Racecourse is well signposted with brown tourist signs from Stratford-upon-Avon town centre.

Walk: About 25 mins from town centre, 30 mins from the Railway Station

Train: Stratford-upon-Avon Railway Station (SAV)

Minibus Shuttle:
Shuttle bus timetable is only rough guidance, you will be responsible for making connections and return trips home, it is also subject to Stratford's usual traffic issues and most probably wil not run to time
Free periodic service from the Railway Station to the Racecourse and then return . First come - first served only. Timetable: Friday. Leaving the Railway Station 11:45, 12:45, 13:45, 14:45, 17:45, 18:45, 19:30, 20:30, 21:30. Leaving the Racecourse 12:05, 13:02, 14:05, 15:05, 17:05, 18:05, 19:05, 20:05, 21:00, 22:00. Saturday. Leaving the Railway Station 10:45, 11:45, 12:45, 13:45, 14:45, 15:45, 17:45, 18:45, 19:30, 20:30, 21:30. Leaving the Racecourse 11:05, 12:05 13:05, 14:05, 15:05, 17:05, 18:05, 19:05, 20:05, 21:05, 22:00.

Taxi: Available locally within the Stratford-upon-Avon area

Camping: Available at the Racecourse Touring Park, contact them directly via the website:

Please plan your journey to and from the festival sensibly.

Supporting The Shakespeare Hospice

During 2007 to 2018 the Beer and Cider Festival has helped raise over £10,000 for the charity.