Newark Beer Festival

Newark Beer Festival staffing form – update.

It has become apparent that some of you are having difficulty in downloading the Beer Festival Staffing form as linked to in the last emailshot. We suspect this is because it is being blocked as a .doc (Microsoft Word) document. We have changed the format to pdf. This should now allow all browsers to download the form. The download link is now Thank you for your patience.

Newark CAMRA needs you!

The 2014 Newark Beer Festival is almost here – requiring help from Wed 21st to Sun 25th May – and I am hoping to enlist the service of volunteers (new and old) to work the annual event. If you wish to participate then please complete the staffing form and return to me via email or in person. Once I have finalised the staffing rota I will be in touch. There will be a staffing meeting prior to the festival. If […]

Newark’s 3rd BeerMuda Triangle beer festival starts tomorrow! 1

Don’t forget Newark’s alternative beer festival, the BeerMuda Triangle starts tomorrow and runs through ’til Sunday. Full details can be read in our previous post. We hope you can support these five cracking local pubs sometime over the weekend and hope to see you there.

BeerMuda Triangle fest – full list:

Here’s the full lineup for the upcoming 3rd BeerMuda Triangle Beer festival, running from 23rd – 26th January 2014 4 days, 5 Pubs, 60 beers Castle, Castlegate: Maypole – BXA 4.0% Blue Bee – Lustin’ for Stout 4.8% Oldershaw – Great Expectations 4.2% Oldershaw – Castle Blonde (new house beer) Bath Ales – Barnsy 4.5% J W Lees – Drayman’s Cheer 4.1% Joseph Holt – Two Hoots 4.2% Robinsons – The Trooper 4.8% Sharp’s – Doombar Castle Barge, Town Wharf: […]

Nigel Brown – A Tribute. 1

Sadly this year’s  Newark Beer Festival is taking place without festival stalwart Nigel Brown, who passed away last October. Nigel worked tirelessly along-side myself, backstage and behind the scenes for many years. His life-long interest in rock music made him a familiar face around the local music scene, his infectious enthusiasm rubbing off on many that came into contact with him. For the duration of the festival Nigel helped preserve the smooth running of the bands backstage, parking, unloading, loading […]

Go Bellistic with the Beer Belles at Newark Beer Festival!

Seven ‘Beer Belles’ from the Newark branch of CAMRA (The Campaign for Real Ale) were up at silly O’clock to travel to Lincoln Green Brewing Company Ltd, Hucknall to brew a one off beer, especially for Newark Beer Festival. The ladies helped devise a recipe with Anthony Hughes of Lincoln Green, who explained how the brewing process worked and gave us fantastic hospitality. With guidance from Anthony and Martin Castledine (also of Lincoln Green) we did everything from start to […]

Beer festival T shirts now available

T shirts for the 17th Newark Beer Festival are now available. Black, with the Festival logo on the front and the slogan ‘Beauty is in the eye of the beer holder’ on the back, they come in M, L, XL and XXL and are priced at £12 each. They are obtainable from the festival itself, or if you want one before, they can be picked up from Just Beer Micropub.