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Sunday 5-Saturday 11 June Summertime Blues Mini Beer Festival at the Rook & Gaskill, Lawrence Street, York 18 beers at any one time and lots of live music.

Thursday 9-Sunday 12 June Real Ale & Cider Festival as part of the Gate to Southwell Folk Festival www.southwellfolkfestival.org.uk (http://www.southwellfolkfestival.org.uk/)

Friday 10-Saturday 11 June Kirkburton Beer Festival at Scout HQ, Hallas Road, Kirkburton HD8 0QQ, third beer festival by the Kirkburton Uniformed Scout & Guide group, proceeds towards the Scout Hut repair and restoration funds. Friday night – pie and pea supper, raffle and quiz Saturday entertainment - Kirkburton Rapier Dancers, Live Music, Barbecue, raffle, plus family day (games and activities for youngsters) At least 12 Beers to suit all tastes, plus cider, wine, soft drinks, tea and coffee. £5 entry includes lucky programme, glass and beer tokens. Buses 80, 81, 82, 83,, 83A, 84, 85. 85, mostly from Huddersfield, some from Scissett/ Denby Dale.

Friday 10-Saturday 11 June First Leven Beer Festival in the Courtyard of the New Inn with any beer left over sold off on the Sunday. Provisional details: 25 different Real Ales will be available – served from two bars (with a small number served by handpump. These will be obtained through Great Newsome Brewery. 3 ciders will be available. These will be obtained locally from Rob at Moorlands Farm.Opening hours are likely to be: Friday 6-midnight; Saturday 12 – midnight, and Sunday (if necessary) 12 – sell out. Entrance probably £2 to include souvenir glass.

Thursday 16-Saturday 18 June Top of the Hops Festival at the Harlequin, Sheffield featuring "hophead" brewers.

Thursday 16-Sunday 19 June Midsummer Beer Festival at the West Riding Licensed Refreshment Rooms, Dewsbury Station, open 11.00-24.00 with 30 real ales, live music on Platform 3 www.imissedthetrain.com/midsummer-beer-festival-at-the-west-riding/ (http://www.imissedthetrain.com/midsummer-beer-festival-at-the-west-riding/)

Friday 17-Sunday 19 June First Beer Festival at the Field Head, Quarmby Rd, Quarmby, Huddersfield HD3 4FB.20 beers, local and national, will be available. Basket meals and light bites until 7pm each day. On Saturday evening vocalist/guitarist Don Quixote will entertain.Bus 357 leaves Huddersfield bus station at 30 minutes past the hour, but there is not a great evening or Sunday service i.e. a few 353s, so a bit of a walk (5-15 mins) from various other bus stops may be needed - check out Journey Planner at www.wymetro.com (http://www.wymetro.com/) .

Saturday 18 June South Cave Beer Festival at the Bull Field, 16:00-midnight with beers from Wold Top, Brown Cow, Great Heck, Great Newsome, Thorne , York, Old Mill, Toad, East Coast plus Moorlands Farm Cyder

Saturday 18 June Twenty First Beer Festival at the Village Hall, Thorganby an ever popular charity beer festival - including 18 real ales, as well as real ciders and perrys, live music marquee featuring the last ever Phatt gig, BBQ, and a free commemorative glass for the first 250 through the door. Tickets available from The Ferry Boat, Thorganby (01904 448224) or the Jug and Bottle, Bubwith (01757 289707). website (http://www.thorganbyvillagehall.co.uk/)

Saturday 18-Sunday 19 June Father's Day Bottled Beer Festival at Blacker Hall Farm, Branch Road, Calder Grove, Wakefield, WF4 3DN http://www.blackerhall.com (http://www.blackerhall.com/) bus service 435 to stop known as Great Cliff, Denby Dale Road Branch Road, then 3 mins walk.

Thursday 23-Sunday 26 June Beer Festival at the Navigation, Mirfield, two minutes from the railway station, Thursday 16.00-23.00, Friday-Sunday all day.

Thursday 23-Sunday 26 June Third Summer Beer Festival at the Waggon & Horses, Lawrence Street, York, 20+ Yorkshire ales and ciders, across the inside and garden bars.

Friday 24-Sunday 26 June 9th Idle Beer Festival at Hepworth & Idle Cricket Club, Westfield Lane, Idle, Bradford Fri 19.00-23.00. Sat 14.00-23.00, Sun 14.00-18.00, and you can expect at least one cricket match plus fantastic views if you are sat outside!

Friday 24-Sunday 26 June Third Dentdale Music and Beer Festival http://www.dentmusicandbeer.com (http://www.dentmusicandbeer.com/)

Friday 24-Sunday 26 June Fourth Bootham Crescent Beer Festival, Pitchside Bar, Bootham Crescent, York a well-established event with a wide selection of real ales and ciders, hot and cold food, entertainment and quiet zone

Friday 1 July-Saturday 2 July till the early hours Ciderfest at the Stubbing Wharf, Hebden Bridge http://www.stubbingwharf.com/events/ciderfest-2011 (http://www.stubbingwharf.com/events/ciderfest-2011)

Friday 1(eve)-Sunday 3 July First Beer Festival at the Gate Inn, Millington, East Riding of Yorkshire YO42 1TX featuring 10 real ales and 3 ciders, barbecue Tel: 01759 302045

Saturday 2 July Second Clifford Champion Beer Festival at Clifford Village Hall, Albion Street, Clifford LS23 6HY special festival ales, ciders, wines, soft drinks and tasty snacks, £5 entry includes commemorative glass and first ½ pint, live music www.cliffordbeerfestival.co.uk (http://www.cliffordbeerfestival.co.uk/) public transport (http://www.clifford-pc.org.uk/index.php/transport.html)

Saturday 2 July Summer Beer Festival at the Scarborough Arms, Tickhill details 01302 742977

Saturday 2-Sunday 3 July Armitage Bridge Monkey Club's Monkeyfest 5, Saturday noon-23:00, Sunday noon-21:00, with up to 50 real ales plus cider, live music, barbecue

Thursday 7-Sunday 10 July Sheffield Food & Drink Festival features a LocAle real ale bar run by Dave Williams.

Thursday 7-Sunday 10 July Sunfest at the Rising Sun, Nether Green, Sheffield which usually sees the full Abbeydale range including a charity special on the bar in the pub and up to 100 guest ales in a marquee at the rear along with food, cider and entertainment, FirstBus 40 and Stagecoach bus 120.

Friday 8-Saturday 9 July Newmillerdam Festival Week kicks off with the Twelfth Annual Scouts Beer Festival at the Newmillerdam Scout HQ, 699 Barnsley Road, Newmillerdam WF2 7QQ, open Friday 18.00-23.00 Saturday 11.00-23.00 entry £2 per person or family entry £5, music, food wines, soft drinks and about 15 real ales from around the country in great company beers drawn by handpump from cool cellar, souvenir glass bus service 59 (http://www.wymetro.com/NR/rdonlyres/321DFB55-75E0-4ADA-BBEF-BBA2B72E884A/0/059bustimetable.pdf): note that daytime journeys are operated by Stagecoach so Arriva Day Tickets are not accepted. If your geography is good you can take the more frequent Arriva 110 service to Painthorpe and then a 20 minute walk.

Friday 8-Sunday 10 July Third Annual Beer Festival and Barbecue at the Boot & Shoe, Barkston Ash with 11 beers all from Local breweries, Fri 17.00-22.00, Sat & Sun 12.00-22.00 bbq Sat 12.00-17.00 also South Milford Bass Band Sat 14.00-16.00, live music Sat 20.00 till late

Friday 8-Sunday 10 July Cider and Perry Weekend at the Prince of W\ales, Foxfield, Cumbria

Friday 8-Sunday 10 July Cider Festival at the Crown Inn, Vicars Lane (no, not Vicar Lane) Manfield (no, not Mansfield) DL2 7RF Opening Hours: 17:00--23:30 Fri; 12:00-23:30 Sat & Sun

Saturday 9 July First Birthday Celebration for Neil and Maureen at the Junction Carlton Street Castleford with NINE Ridgeside beers including one from the wood. It's a joint celebration of a year's brewing at Ridgeside Brewery and brewer Simon Bolderson will be in attendance. Pub telephone number 01977 278867

Wednesday 13-Sunday 17 July Summer Beer Festival at the Star, Folly Hall, Huddersfield, probable times: starting 17.00 Wed & Thu, full day opening Fri-Sun

Thursday 14-Sunday 17 July Suddaby's Summer Beer Festival at the Crown Hotel, Malton with at least 32 beers, live music every night, food available all day

Saturday 16-Sunday 17 July Tenth Ackworth Steam Rally, by the Water Tower on the A628 Ackworth Road, wide selection of real ales sold onsite at the Steam Inn, also vintage fairground, rides, food, autojumble, model and craft tent, gates open from 10.00, enquiries 01977-617327 or 07816 018291

Saturday 16 July The 2011 Bobtown Beer Bash, organised by Roberttown Road Runners at the Community Centre on Church Road WF15 7LS, next to the Church, not Echo Street, 12.00-22.30 probably 20+ real ales ciders and perrys, live music (bus 253 from Wakefield is simplest but few evening journeys) http://www.roberttownvillage.org.uk/2011/05/12/roberttown-beer-festival-saturday-16th-july-2011/ (http://www.roberttownvillage.org.uk/2011/05/12/roberttown-beer-festival-saturday-16th-july-2011/)

Thursday 21-Sunday 31 July Cider Festival at Wetherspoon houses www.jdwetherspoon.co.uk/home/promotions/cider-festival-2011-23 (http://www.jdwetherspoon.co.uk/home/promotions/cider-festival-2011-23)

Friday 22-Sunday 24 July Rose & Crown at Thurstonland Beer Festival. Last year it was sponsored by Brass Monkey Brewery, with over 50 real ales, food and free entertainment, free bus from Huddersfield Head of Steam and the Lockwood Pick up times - Friday: Head of Steam 18.00, Lockwod 18.15. Return 22.00 Saturday: Head of Steam 13.30 & 18.00, Lockwood 13.45 & 18.15. Return at 18.30 & 22.30.Sunday: Head of Steam 13.30 & 17.00, Lockwood 13.45 & 17.15. Return at 17.30 & 21.30 DETAILS UNCONFIRMED FOR 2011

Friday 22-Sunday 24 July Tramlines Festival at Sheffield, described by some as an Urban Glastonbury, with over 200 bands playing in Sheffield across a long list of venues and main stages; entry is free to all Tramlines festival gigs and many of the pubs hosting gigs have real ale, as will the Blues main stage venue.

Saturday 23-Sunday 24 July Bower Beer Fest 2011l at Hall Bower Athletics & WMC, 53 Hall Bower, Newsome, Huddersfield HD4 6RR, probably 30+hand-pulled local, regional and national beers, food, children and families welcome www.hallbower.co.uk (http://www.hallbower,co.uk/)

Friday 29-Saturday 30 July Beer Festival at the Junction, Baildon, a short walk from Shipley Station

Friday 29-Sunday31 July Yarnbury Cricket Club Beer Festival, Brownberrie Lane, Horsforth, Leeds, LS18 5HB (opposite Trinity and All Saints College) www.yarnburybeerfestival.co.uk (http://www.yarnburybeerfestival.co.uk/)

Friday 29 July-Monday 1 August Yorkshire Day Weekend Beer Festival at the Old White Swan, 80 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LF www.nicholsonspubs.co.uk/theoldwhiteswangoodramgateyork (http://www.nicholsonspubs.co.uk/theoldwhiteswangoodramgateyork)

Saturday 30 July Selby anticipates Yorkshire Day 2011 at Selby Town Hall with 20 Yorkshire beers, all on handpump and cooled, Yorkshire cider and three live bands: open 16:00-23:00

Tuesday 23–Monday 29August, Summer Beer Festival at the Barnes Wallis, Howden Station, North Howden with 20+ beers expected to be available, a fair stride out of the town but quite handy for the train station.

Friday 2-Sunday 4 December Second Annual Swan and Slip Inn Beer Cider and Wine Festival, Slip Inn, 20 Clementhorpe, York www.theslipinnyork.co.uk (http://www.theslipinnyork.co.uk/) Swan 16 Bishopgate St, York YO23 1JH www.twitter.com/theswanyork (http://www.twitter.com/theswanyork)

Saturday10-Sunday 11 September Late Summer Beer Festival at the Scarborough Arms, Tickhill details 01302 742977

Friday 7-Sunday 9 October, Broughton Festival of Beer at various pubs in and around Broughton-in Furness, Cumbria, N.B. no Sunday trains! website (http://www.broughtonfestivalofbeer.org.uk/)

Saturday 8 October Seventh East Keswick Beer Festival at East Keswick Village Hall LS17 9DA, a celebration of famous Yorkshire real ales with the celebrated Illingworth pork pies, from 12.00, refreshments and live music, bus services 99 Leeds-Wetherby and 923 Tadcaster-Otley, £5 entry includes souvenir glass, programme and drinks token.


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