We’re back for 2018..

85+ carefully selected real ales alongside a great range of real ciders, perries and foreign / bottled beers

For the latest festival news and discussion join the Poole Beer Festival Facebook page 


Friday 26th October, 11:00 to 15:30 and 18.30 to 23:00

Saturday 27th October, 11:00 to 15:30 and 18.30 to 23:00


St Aldhelms Centre, Poole Road, Branksome, BH12 1AD

The festival venue is ideally located with good public transport links.

Branksome railway station is 5 minutes walk away

There is a bus stop right outside which is serviced by the M1/M2 and 1/3 bus services.


Tickets cost £10 per session and include;

  • Souvenir glass,
  • 2 half pint tokens for beer or cider
  • A festival guide
  • + Extra free pint for card carrying CAMRA members!

Plus meet the brewer sessions, hot food served at all sessions and live music on Saturday night.

Tickets are on sale now from this website or at any of the following local pubs; Brewhouse (Poole), The Barking Cat (Poole), All Hail Ale (Bournemouth), Goat & Tricycle (Bournemouth) and Firkin Shed (Bournemouth).

Join CAMRA at the festival and get 2 extra pints on us !


All inquiries to Stephen Charlton (Beer Festival Chairman) through the Contact page.