Poole Beer Festival is back for 2021!

Thanks to everyone who came along to the beer festival, you made it an amazing festival and we couldn’t do it without all of your support.

The 22nd Poole Beer Festival 

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

We’ve missed you and can’t wait to welcome you back. This truly will be a festival of beer (and cider!). No boring, or common beers here!

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


Friday 29th October 2021, 11:00 to 15:30 and 18.30 to 23:00

Saturday 30th October 2021, 11:00 to 15:30 and 18.30 to 23:00


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.

The festival will be held again at its regular home; St Aldhelms Centre, Poole Road, Branksome, BH12 1AD


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!
    • or join CAMRA at the festival and still get an extra pint on us

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

Tickets for the 22nd Poole Beer Festival will be on sale from this website or at any of the following local pubs; Brewhouse (Poole), The Barking Cat (Poole), All Hail Ale (Bournemouth), Micro Moose (Winton),and Saxon Bar (Christchurch).

Good to know

This year the festivals chosen charity is St. Aldhelms Church and Centre. Our hosts for many years, we thought it was about time we supported them with all the good work they do in the local community.

No Cash at the festival? No worries we’ll be accepting contactless payments for beer tokens and food


All inquiries to the Poole Beer Festival Chairpeople through the Contact page.