Real ale list for this year’s festival now published

Beer Festival KnightThe real ale list for this year’s beer festival is now on the website.  Note that it is still provisional and until the beers are racked we could make the odd change. Less than a week to the start of the festival (gates open Friday 4th at 5 pm. Foreign beer lists and real ciders are still being confirmed and will be released as and when we have them.



Donations this year exceed £17,000!

Beer Festival KnightWith this year’s beer festival approaching fast it is time to remind you why we do all this. Thanks to your hard effort (partying and drinking beer) we managed to donate  over £17,800 to good causes and local charities this year alone.  Recipients of donations this year included:

  • Brandles Close School
  • Baldock Hockey Club
  • Merry Go Round U5’s Nursery
  • 1st Baldock Scouts
  • 2nd Baldock Scouts
  • Lister Macmillan
  • Heathlands Sanctuary
  • Garden House Hospice
  • Letchworth Bravehearts Rugby Group
  • Letchworth Garden City Rugby (prizes)
  • Baldock Town Youth Football (prizes and hardship fund support)
  • Ashwell Primary School (books)
  • St Mary’s School (books)
  • Hartsfield School (books)
  • St John’s School (books)
  • Baldock Town Fireworks Display
  • Prostrate Cancer UK
  • Baldock Community Orchestra
  • Letchworth Food bank
  • Baldock Girl Guides
  • St Mary’s School (Hardship Fund)

We couldn’t have done this without the support of the general public attending the event, the volunteers who give up their time for free, and the many individuals, organisations and local business that help support us to put on this event. We couldn’t put on this event without your help so thank you.



Music updates

Beer Festival Knight

We made a slight error in band name for Sunday. Members of JOANovARC will be appearing in a one-off collaboration with G and Nick Plews of  Krysthla called G, Plews and the Joans. Should be good! Don’t miss this one.