Friday 15 June & Saturday 16 June 2018

The Ninth Annual Guildford Beer Festival will take place at Guildford Cricket Club on Friday 15 and Saturday 16 June 2018.

Tickets are on sale now and are also available via the Visit Guildford Tourist Information Centre at 155 High Street in Guildford Town Centre.

Tickets cost £10.00 per person for Session 1 (Friday evening) and also for Session 2 (Saturday afternoon) and Session 3 (Saturday evening).

Local beer at the GBF

The Beer Festival features around 120 cask ales and chilled craft beers sourced from independent and micro-breweries in Surrey, Hampshire, Sussex and Berkshire. There will also be an attractive offering of ciders, wines and soft drinks, and a separate Gin Bar.

There is live musical entertainment and food available.

Silent Pool Gin Bar

This year will see the return of the very successful Silent Pool Gin Bar, serving locally produced gins and spirits.

Silent Pool Gin at the Guildford Beer Festival

The beer garden

The Ninth Annual Guildford Beer Festival will again be hosted by Guildford Cricket Club. The event is held in marquees at The Sports Ground in Woodbridge Road, very close to the town centre and with excellent transport links.

The venue is very attractive and there is ample seating in marquees and outdoors. There is free car parking.

Sunshine at the Guildford Beer Festival

Andertons Music Tent

There will be an attractive programme of live music performed on the stage in our marquee, where there is seating inside and outdoors.

The GBF is again working with Andertons Music to assemble a tremendous line up, with some of the best local bands and artists.

If you are a solo artist or band and would like to play at the Guildford Beer Festival 2018, music auditions will take place over three nights at the Five and Lime in Guildford.

Andertons Music Tent at the GBF

Opportunities for your business

A taster of last year’s very successful festival.

Winners of the 2017 Competition

In 2017, you voted for your favourite beers and brewers using the GBF’s very own bespoke App developed by digital design agency Ingelby of West Street, Farnham.

Here are your winners!

GBF 2017 competition winner Big Smoke Brew Co
Best Speciality Beer winners Big Smoke Brew Co for "Underwood Milk Stout", with Charlie Martin of the GBF Committee
GBF 2017 competition winner Elusive Brewery
Best Beer winner Elusive Brewery for "Overdrive"
GBF 2017 competition winner Tilford Brewery
Best Brewery winners Tilford Brewery, well done.

The GBF mailing list

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Guildford Beer Festival from the air

GBF 2018 Sponsors & Partners

Hog's Back Brewery
ingleby, App Developers Godalming, Surrey
The Little Beer Corporation, commercial partner with the GBF
Silent Pool Gin, commercial partner with the GBF
andertons music company logo
Perfect Pitch Marquees - Sponsors of the Guildford Beer Festival
oakwood mortgage services logo
caper and berry logo