Falmouth Beer Festival 2017

19th - 21st October 2017 Princess Pavilion Falmouth




THURSDAY 19th – SATURDAY 21st October 2017

This year’s event celebrates 40 years of CAMRA Kernow. Over the past four decades the Cornish Branch of the Campaign for Real Ale have been protecting & promoting the counties pubs whilst promoting real ale, cider & perry. This has been extremely successful with the county now hosting over 600 pubs, over 40 breweries & 20 cider producers. This year we will be celebrating that success & would love for you to join us.

The festival is held at the Princess Pavilion which was built in 1910. The Princess Pavilion is a year round music, theatre and festival venue. Set in four acres of formal gardens called the upper Gyllyngdune Gardens including the veranda, original Edwardian bandstand and greenhouse. It is within easy reach of hotels and bed and breakfast accommodation with three nearby campsites. The Railway Station, beach and town center are only five minutes from Princess Pavilion.

The Falmouth festival will feature more than 240 real ales from breweries & microbreweries from across the country including fantastic local ales. Within the cider tent you will find more than 60 real Ciders & Perries and a range of bottled beers, Continental bottled beers & wines. Glasses with measures of Pint, ½ pint & 1/3 pint will be available at the entry desk. Hot & cold food & live entertainment on Friday and Saturday. The Princess Pavilion provides wheelchair access & disabled facilities.

Opening times: Thursday 20.00 – 23.00; Friday and Saturday 11.00 – 23.00. Admission is £10 which includes £4.50 worth of tokens, entrance charge, festival glass and festival programme for Non-members, CAMRA members will receive an additional £1.50 worth of tokens. A £1.00 refund is available on return of each undamaged festival glass. Additional tokens can be purchased at designated points throughout festival venue. All unused tokens can be redeemed for full face value. You will be able to join as a CAMRA member on the day which gives you discounts to festivals, holidays and lots more

Great news !!! Once again the maximum you will pay for a pint of Beer from the cask or keg at this Years Falmouth Festival will be just £3.

Volunteers Required - Come and Join the Festival Team

If you would like to join the festival Team Volunteer staff welcome, anyone willing to assist please download and submit the application form to our Volunteer Coordinator, Ann Burnett.

Falmouth Volunteering Form 2017 - PDF

Falmouth Volunteering Form 2017 - Word

Sponsorship Packages - Available Now

This festival is only possible through the support of locals, breweries, public houses and businesses throughout the region. We have a range of sponsorship packages that are available to enable a range of supporters to get involved. From the sponsorship of an individual barrel through to the sponsorship of the staff uniforms and glasses.

The supporters night is the VIP evening that gathers together all our local and regional supporters together. This year the evening will include the awarding of the trophies for the champion beers and ciders of festival. Its a great time to get an early preview of the full range of beers and ciders that will be available this year before we open to the general public at 8pm.

Click here for the full details of Barrel Sponsorship Falmouth Beer Festival 2017 Barrel Sponsership

If you are interested in seeing what other packages are available please contact

Sponsorship coordinator, Bob Bunce Tel: 07469 706182 Email: ku.gro.armac.llawnroc@namriahc

Sponsorship coordinator, Vince Curtis Tel: 07771 577395 Email: ku.gro.armac.llawnroc@riahcytuped

Sponsorship coordinator, John Stredder Tel: 07866 072323

This Years Charity Decided

Details of the RNLI Falmouth Charity Cause

Transportation Hub

Plan you journey, the train times are here for you convenience. Autumn Railway Timetable - Paddition to Falmouth

Would you like some Festival Beer Mats for your Pub

Contact us if you would like some Free Beer Mats for your local. DROP US A LINE


Thursday Night

6.00pm VIP Early Access

Saying thanks to our festival sponsors and supporters with a festival pre-view.

8.00pm Festival Grand Opening

All 240+ Beers and 60+ Ciders are waiting for you!

8.30pm The Queen of Cornish Ale

Presenting fables and Mabel's as our favourite Betty Stogs introduces the Festival charity, Falmouth RNLI and opens the festival with some tales of Cornish beer and tribulations. Be prepared to cough and splutter through some comedic tales while listening to that charity bucket rattle…...

9pm Presentation Night

One of the biggest attractions for this year is the addition of this special presentation for the champion beers and ciders of the festival with the overall winners being crowned the Champion beer of Cornwall and the Cider of the festival. We hope you will all be there to raise a glass to the champion brewers and we think you will enjoy this just as much the rest of the festival. We also have some fine glassware up for grabs. Many thanks to our new festival sponsors, Trago.