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Real Ale &

Craft Beer

Festival

28th – 31st August 2020

Ascot Brewing Company

Unit 4, Lawrence Way, Camberley, GU15 3DL

20 CASKS. 20 KEGS. 1 COMMUNITY.

We wanted to create a Socially Distanced Beer Festival for beer lovers who have missed out on moments to come together with friends, try new tastes, and explore a fantastic range of beer from across the country. 

This is the best of British beer, and we invite you to be a part of it.

THE LINE-UP

BREWERS

Ascot Brewing – Disruption is Brewing – Deya Brewing –  Cloudwater Brew Co – Wiper and True

Salopian Brewery – Wild Beer Co – Arbor Brewery – Buxton Brewery – Thirst Class Ale – Fierce

Vault City Brewing – Electric Bear – Burning Sky – Redemption Brewing – Tiny Rebel – Oakham Ales

Loose Cannon – Saltaire – Fyne Ales – Bristol Beer Factory – Thornbridge – Manchester Marble Brewery 

Pipes Brewery – S43 – Sandford Orchards – NZBC – Silly Moo

MUSIC

Live music sessions across the bank holiday weekend including:

Jen Merchant who’ll be performing a mix of jazz, swing, vintage,

rock n roll, soul/ Motown, pop and everything in between

Mandy & Pete, a dynamic vocalist and guitar duo, who’ll be top hits and pop classics. 

FOOD

We will be serving our delicious artisan Italian pizza over the 4 days including:

Queen of Italy – Pepperoni More Pepperoni – Life On The Veg

Also the Pie Hole will be with us serving their amazing pies and ribs.

Tickets

Tickets are sold on a first come-first serve basis. Choose from 6 sessions, each 5 hours long.

Limited 100 tickets per session.

Social Session #1

Friday 28th August 2020, 18.00 – 23.00

Social Session #2

Saturday 29th August 2020, 12.00 – 17.00

Social Session #3

Saturday 29th August 2020, 18.00 – 23.00

Social Session #4

Sunday 30th August 2020, 12.00 – 17.00

Social SESSION #5

Sunday 30th August 2020, 18.00 – 23.00

Bank Holiday SESSION #6

Monday 31st August 2020, 12.00 – 17.00

Questions & Answers

How much are admission tickets?

Tickets are £10.00 (4 tokens) or £20.00 (9 tokens) for each session. The ticket price also includes a small contribution to Covid-19 running costs.

Where can I buy tickets?

All tickets must be bought online using the links above. Note that when you buy a ticket, you will receive confirmation by email. Your beer tokens will be given to you upon your arrival at the event by presenting your email receipt.

How does the token payment system work?

You purchase drinks and food with the same plastic tokens. One token buys you ½ pint of beer or cider and 2 tokens buys you a pint of beer or cider. However, for higher ABV beers there will be a cost of 2 tokens for a ½ pint and 4 for a pint.

How much do tokens cost?

Tokens purchased at the event will be available in various multiples and the cost works out at £2 per ½ pint or £4 per pint. However, for higher ABV beers there will be a cost of 2 tokens for a ½ pint and 4 for a pint.

Can I use my investor discounts and/or 50%Xtra vouchers?

On this occasion we not going to allow the use of investor discounts nor 50% Xtra vouchers. Essentially the added costs of adhering to the Government’s socially distancing guide lines rule discounts out.

Will other drinks be available?

Yes, there will be gin & tonic and wine available at a cost of £6. Soft drinks will cost £1 token.

Is the beer festival following proper health and safety guidelines?

TSDBF will be adhering to all Covid-19 guidelines, which state that "When eating or drinking out with people you do not live with (and who are not in your support bubble), you should keep to the wider guidance on group sizes: up to two households indoors, and up to either two households or six people from more than two households outdoors." 

We are working closely with Surrey Heath Borough Council on a Risk Assessment to ensure all rules, regulations and safety guidelines are being followed. Your health and safety is our number one priority.

I bought a ticket to TSDBF but now find I can’t attend. Can I get a refund?

Sorry – no. Our policy is no refunds of tickets or tokens purchased in advance. However, if you have bought a ticket that you then find you can’t use, you can transfer it to a friend.

Can I buy a ticket to the Saturday afternoon session and then stay on in the evening?

Probably not as tickets to the evening session will have been sold. Similarly on the Sunday. We suggest you buy a ticket to each session you want to attend multiple sessions,

What is the latest time for entry?

The last admission is one hour before the Session ends.

Why is there an entry charge in the admission tickets?

The admission price includes a small contribution to the extra costs associated with running the event under the Government Covid-19 guidelines extra security and administrative costs.

What is there to drink?

We will be concentrating on cask ales and craft keg beers sourced from independent and micro-breweries over 50 miles radius of Camberley. There will be around 40 different beers to sample. The beer line up is extremely varied, with many different ABVs, colours and styles of beers (IPAs, best bitters, milds, porters, stouts, blonde ales, strong ales, sours and more).

Although we take every care to label the drinks for food allergies, we cannot guarantee that there won’t be traces of nuts and other allergens on site.

Can I book for a group so we all sit together?

Yes, this is our preferred option. When you book for up to 6 people you will be guaranteed to sit together. 6 people are allowed per table and per booking, but 8 people can occupy a table if they are part of the same 'bubble'.

Can I attend the festival on my own?

Yes, although we will seat you on a table along with up to 5 other individuals.

Can I purchase tokens in advance?

No – your £10 online payment includes 4 tokens which will be given to you at the entrance. You can purchase further tokens from the designated gazebo.

Please note there is NO REFUND for unused tokens at the end. If you run out during the evening, you can easily buy more at the token desk. All card payment methods accepted.

Can I pay for tokens with cash?

No the site is "cashless".

Will there be food available?

Yes, we will be serving our own range of great tasting pizzas and we will have an additional food van providing other great options.

Pizzas will cost 4 tokens and 5 tokens depending on which option you choose.

Is the event expected to sell out?

Yes, there haven't been any beer festivals for almost 6 months. We are limited to 166 people per session. Most beer festivals we attend have around 500 people per session!

FIND YOUR HOPPY PLACE

When great people and great beer come together, special moments happen.

Unit 4, Lawrence Way, Camberley, GU15 3DL