Thursday 16th to Saturday 18th February 2017

Hightown Community Sports & Arts Centre, York Street, Luton LU2 0JD

  • Open from midday every day including Thursday.
    Last admission 10:30pm, festival closes at 11pm each day.
  • The Beer Festival is only a short walk along High Town Road from Luton railway station, with excellent trains to and from London, Bedford & Bus services and F70/70 from Dunstable via the busway.

      There are 3 Bars at this years festival with different beers:

    • Main Bar - Over 60 perfectly presented real ales from a wide range of breweries from accross the UK! The full list can be found here.
    • Locale & London Bar - Featuring 40 beers from local & London breweries including Leighton Buzzard Brewey, Tring, 3 Brewers, B&T and the new brewery in Luton, Rockhopper. The provisional list can be found here.
    • New! for 2017 - Craft Keg Bar with 15 craft keg beers from the likes of Bevertown and Siren Craft. The full Craft Keg Beer List can be found here. The Craft Keg bar can be found in the Main Hall.

  • There are a large number of beers this year catering for Vegetarians, Vegans and even one that is gluten free! Simply look for the coloured rows on the above pages.
  • A wide selection of real ciders and perries with the full list available here.
  • An even wider selection of bottled beers from Belgium & Germany, proving very popular at recent Luton festivals.
  • Food will be available from the Active Luton café from Midday to 3pm, and then again from 5pm till 8.30pm each day.

  • Entertainment will be from Shootin Stars (a traditional Rock 'n' Roll Band on Friday at 8pm in the Theatre Bar. Cerberus will also be returning once again on the Saturday evening from 8pm with a guest lead singer!
  • Three bars - Theatre - Locale & London, Rest of UK, Craft Keg.
  • Non-members: £3 Thursday & Friday; £2 Saturday
  • Souvenir festival glass: £3 - refundable on safe return. Festival glasses are marked with Pint, Half Pint & Third of a Pint markers
  • Join CAMRA at the membership stand and get the equivalent of your entrance fee back in beer tokens!
  • Click here for the provisional Beer list in PDF format, including the tasting notes!

    A few pictures from the 2016 Festival can be found below

    No under 18s allowed except on Saturday before 6pm and only if accompanied by a responsible adult. No under 18s allowed in the bar halls at any time. Proof of age may be required. We reserve the right to refuse admission.


    Mike Coombes, Festival Organiser
    Contact: secretary@southbeds.camra.org.uk

    Tel. 07917 645222