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Good luck to Wakefield Festival of Beer at Unity Hall today. I went to the Friday night session and enjoyed the ale, venue and music on Westgate.
The Bloke from Hull has kindly supplied us with a list of non-Camra beer festivals dates. So get your diaries out. It's a very full list, ranging from near to far until November, so I've just included events for the next two months.The ones local to Huddersfield are in bold.
Friday 19-Saturday 20 June 2015 Sitlington and Netherton Round Table's Wakefield Festival of Beer 2015 at Unity Hall/Unity Works, Westgate, Wakefield, around 80 beers and ciders with a "London and Local" theme accompanied by cracking live bands and artisanal street food. http://www.wakefieldfestivalofbeer.co.uk/

Friday 19-Saturday 20 June Poppleton Beer Festival at Poppleton Junior Football Club, Millfield Lane, Nether Poppleton York,YO26 6NY with 50+ beautifully conditioned ales, a dozen ciders, lots of great local bands, and great pies, tickets £6 inc 2 beer tokens, commemorative glass and programme (CAMRA members pay just £3!) http://www.poppletonjfc.btck.co.uk/2015BeerFestival (https://btmail.bt.com/invalidurl.gif)

Friday 19th – Saturday 20th Hellifield Beer Fest. Hellifield House Social Club, Hellifield, North Yorkshire, BD23 4HU. 30 beers and 10 ciders Hot and cold food available seehttp://www.hellifieldbeerfestival.co.uk (http://www.hellifieldbeerfestival.co.uk/)

Friday 19-Sunday 21 June Annual Beer Festival at the Jemmy Hirst 26 Riverside, Rawcliffe, East Riding of Yorkshire DN14 8RN Fri from 17:00, Sat & Sun from noon, food will be sandwiches early-on with barbecue later.

Friday 19-Sunday 21 June Beverley Folk Festival at Beverley Racecourse, camping and accommodation info http://www.beverleyfestival.com/ (https://btmail.bt.com/invalidurl.gif) real ale and food info (https://btmail.bt.com/invalidurl.gif)

Friday 26-Saturday 27 June Third Airedale Beer Festival staged in the grounds of the Airedale Heifer, Bradford Road, Sandbeds, Keighley BD20 5LY open from noon each day buses 662 (https://btmail.bt.com/invalidurl.gif), 760 (https://btmail.bt.com/invalidurl.gif)

Friday 26-Saturday 27 June The CornShed Festival at Saxhow Park Farm, Hutton Rudby, Yarm, North Yorkshire TS15 0ER www.thecornshed.co.uk (https://btmail.bt.com/invalidurl.gif)

Friday 26-Sunday 28 June Beer Festival at the Wheatsheaf, Main Road, Burn near Selby YO8 8LJfacebook (https://btmail.bt.com/invalidurl.gif) open from noon daytime buses 150 (https://btmail.bt.com/invalidurl.gif), daytime/mid-evening 405/X45 (https://btmail.bt.com/invalidurl.gif), Sun 405/7/X45X45 (https://btmail.bt.com/invalidurl.gif)

Friday 26-Sunday 28 June Dentdale Music & Beer Festival 26th-28th June 2015: in addition to normal local buses the festival bus will pick up/drop off festivalgoers from/for most trains at Dent Station and drop them in the centre of Dent within a minute or two of the campsites and pubs etchttp://www.dentmusicandbeer.com/ales (https://btmail.bt.com/invalidurl.gif)

Friday 26-Sunday 28 June 1940s Beerfest at Stalybridge Station Buffet Bar, Platform 4, Rassbottom Street, Stalybridge SK15 2RF open noon 'til close, British and American craft beers from cask, keg and bottle, 1940s style live music and dress (feel free to dress in period!)

26th to 27th June 5th Gtr Manchester Cider & Perry Festival, Copper Face Jacks, Palace Hotel, Oxford St,Manchester 40 Ciders & Perriies

2nd to 4th July 11th Chorlton Beer & Cider Festival, St Clements Church, Edge Lane-Chorlton, Manchester 95 Ales 50 Ciders

Saturday 27 June Sixth Clifford Champion Beer Festival (https://btmail.bt.com/invalidurl.gif) at Clifford Village Hall , Albion Street ,Clifford LS23 6HY, £5 entry includes souvenir Clifford Champion Beer Festival glass, programme and first drink! Children welcome under parental supervision . buses 173/4 (https://btmail.bt.com/invalidurl.gif), buses 770/771 (https://btmail.bt.com/invalidurl.gif)

Thursday 2-Sunday 5 July Summer Beer Festival at Suddabys, Wheelgate, Malton YO17 7HPCoastliner Bus 840 (https://btmail.bt.com/invalidurl.gif) from Leeds/York/Scarborough

Friday 3-Saturday 4 July Scouts Beer Festival at the Scout HQ Newmillerdam, opening Friday 18:00-23:00 and Saturday noon-23:00, over 20 beers + food, limited evening bus service 59 (https://btmail.bt.com/invalidurl.gif) but route of 110 (https://btmail.bt.com/invalidurl.gif) is a walk, see Wakefield Area Bus Map (https://btmail.bt.com/invalidurl.gif).

Friday 3-Sunday 5 July 2015 Burton Agnes Jazz & Blues Festival where local, award winning Wold Top beers will be on tap, brewed just a few miles away and delivered by brewer and jazz fan Tom Mellor, who then picks up his guitar to play in the Hall.http://www.burtonagnes.com/Jazz_Festival.html (https://btmail.bt.com/invalidurl.gif)

Friday 3-Sunday 5 July Staxtonbury VII a fun family music festival with local cask beers plus cider and Pimms, "Stackers" at Manor Farm, Staxton near Scarborough YO12 4SH http://www.staxtonbury.com (https://btmail.bt.com/invalidurl.gif)

Wednesday, July 8 to Sunday, July 12. Summer BF, Star Inn, 7 Albert Rd, Lockwood, Huddersfield, HD1 3PJ. Wed & Thu 5pm – 12 midnight; Fri & Sat 12noon-12 midnight; Sun from 12noon.
July 11 & 12. Monkeyfest, Armitage Bridge Monkey Club, Dean Brook Rd, Armitage Bridge, Huddersfield, HD4 7PB. Sat 12noon – 10pm, Sun 12noon – 9pm.

Friday 10-Sunday 12 July Mirfield Round Table's Third Beer Festival at Mirfield Cricket Club, Memorial Park, Huddersfield Road, Mirfield, WF14 9NE, 4 ciders and 18+ real ales, includingPartners "Champion, Golcar Mild , Robinson's Trooper, Titanic Brewery Plum Porter andFernandes' award winning "Black Voodoo" an d last but not least their very own Round Table Pale Ale, brewed by White Rose Brewery especially for the event! www.mirfieldbeerfestival.co.uk (https://btmail.bt.com/invalidurl.gif)

Thursday 16-Sunday 19 July Hawkshead Brewery Summer Beer Festival at Hawkshead Brewery, Mill Yard, Staveley, Cumbria LA89LR with food all day, live music, great beer, good craic and no tickets https://www.hawksheadbrewery.co.uk/the-beer-hall/beer-festivals.aspx (https://btmail.bt.com/invalidurl.gif)Stagecoach Bus (https://btmail.bt.com/invalidurl.gif)

Friday 17 July Red Shirt Night and Beer Festival at Pontefract Racecourse, gates open 16:30, first race 18:30, beers from Pennine, Ossett and Revolutions Brewing as well as Bier Huis, also pilsners and ciders racecourse website (https://btmail.bt.com/invalidurl.gif)

Friday 24-Sunday 26 July Twenty Fifth Anniversary Summer Beer Festival at Springhead Brewery, Main Street, Laneham, Retford, Nottinghamshire DN22 0NA, Fri 19:00-midnight, Sat noon-midnight, Sun noon-late

Friday 24-Sunday 26 July (t.b.c.) Seventeenth Scarborough Seafest Maritime Festival (https://btmail.bt.com/invalidurl.gif) on South Bay: Seafood lovers descend on the mini-food festival held as part of Scarborough's maritime heritage celebrations. Sample the food stalls and enjoy free seafood cookery demos in the Seafest Food Theatre with leading Yorkshire chefs, plus the Great Yorkshire Brewery from Cropton hosts a real ale and beer festival with over 40 local real ales, beers and ciders.

Saturday 25-Sunday 26 July Hall Bower Beer Festival at Hall Bower Athletic Club, Hall Bower, Newsome, Huddersfield HD4 6RR open noon-23:00 each day, barbecue, live music

Thursday 30 July-Sunday 2 August Whitby & District Lions 2015 Beer Festival in the same venue as last year The Whitby Mission & Seafarers Centre, Haggersgate, Whitby, YO21 3PP with over 30 local or regional microbrewery, authentic, real ales and a variety of traditional real cider and perry on offer, also be some locally sourced food available to complement your drinks All money raised goes to local charities and good causes Festival Facebook Page (https://btmail.bt.com/invalidurl.gif)

Friday 31 July-Sunday 2 August Annual Beer Festival at the Brewers Pride, Low Mill Road, Healey, Ossett WF5 8ND featuring 40 Yorkshire beers rare local buses (https://btmail.bt.com/invalidurl.gif) (or walk either down from Dimplewell Lodge 117 (https://btmail.bt.com/invalidurl.gif) or (for trainspotters) across the fields from Horbury Bridge 231/2 (https://btmail.bt.com/invalidurl.gif) pub website http://www.brewers-pride.co.uk/ (https://btmail.bt.com/invalidurl.gif)

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