Belper Goes Green

Belper goes Green 2018 Beer & Cider Festival


Belper Rugby Club, Derby Road, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 1UU

Friday 1st June to Sunday 3rd June 2018


The sixth Belper Goes Green Beer & Cider Festival is to be held at the Belper Rugby Club, Derby Rd, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 1UU this year. The beer festival will again be supported, staffed and organised by the Amber Valley Branch of the Campaign for Real Ale.

The beer festival runs from 6.00pm Friday 1st June to 10pm Sunday 3rd June.

This year’s beer festival is to be held in a marquee on the field in order to house more beers and alleviate the queueing problem we had last year.

Admission is free at all times.

The Belper Goes Green Eco Festival runs from 6pm on Friday and from 11am on Saturday and Sunday.

Beer festival opening hours are from 6.00pm to11pm Friday and 11am to 11pm on Saturday & 12 noon to 10pm on Sunday when the Belper Rugby Club Strutt’s Playing Field will host many stands and attractions including; live music, stalls, crafts, energy advice, jewellery, textiles, artists, electric bikes, natural health, Fun Palace workshops, books, plants & much, much more. See www.transitionbelper.org for full details.

Beers; There will be a minimum of 40 beers and 10 ciders and perries on sale. A wide range of styles, types and strengths of quality beer will be available from local and not so local breweries. The beer list will be revealed on this page, closer to the event.

Festival beers will be priced from £3.00 a pint.

Wines, spirits, soft drinks etc. will be available at the Rugby Club bar.

Entertainment; Many artists will be playing on two stages.

Some of the acts already booked are; Friday Evening; SHOM  (5 piece band), Saturday; Jonathan Tarplee, Jacks got a Plan (Trio playing pop, folk & country), Double Cross (Duo playing acoustic blues & rock), Tony Stark ( Fingerstyle guitar player covering a wide range of artists), Robyn Wallis Johnson (Acoustic folk, country & blues), Dathan Horridge (Multi- instrumentalist), Helen Gayle (Jazz, blues, soul singer), Paytron Saint (3 piece rock band), Sunday; The John Martyneers. See  www.transitionbelper.org for full details.

On Saturday & Sunday there will be many stands and attractions on the Rugby field, including; live music, stalls, crafts, energy advice, jewellery, textiles, artists, electric bikes, natural health, Fun Palace workshops, books, plants & much, much more. See www.transitionbelper.org for full details.

Food; Hot & cold food including veggie, vegan and gluten free will be available from many outlets. More details later.

Location; Belper Rugby Club is situated on the main A6 road just 5 minutes walk south of Belper town centre. There is on-site parking for blue badge holders only, but plenty of free parking is available locally.

Transport; Belper rail & bus stations are only 5 minutes walk away.

Anyone interested in helping at the beer festival can access the staffing form at bggstaffing@ambervalley.camra.org.uk