Pint glasses at the ready - Stevenage’s first Camra beer festival opens at the leisure centre today

Volunteers preparing for Stevenage Beer Festival which kicks off today

Volunteers preparing for Stevenage Beer Festival which kicks off today - Credit: Archant

The barrels have been stacked and at 5pm today the beer will start flowing into foaming cups at the first-ever Camra North Herts Stevenage Winter Beer & Cider Festival.

More than 76 beers and ales are on sale at the three day festival which has taken over a sports hall at Stevenage Leisure Centre in Lytton Way.

Organiser Jon Kirby said: “We’re feeling great, now we can see the beers in place it feels a bit more real.

“I’m hoping it will be a really good weekend.

The festival opens at 5pm today and 12 noon on Friday and Saturday.


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Entry is £3 on the door. If you get the munchies after a pint, food will be served by the leisure centre team.

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