Derby City Charter Summer Beer Festival

40th Derby City Charter Summer Beer Festival

The 40th Derby CAMRA City Charter Summer Beer Festival will be back from the 5th to the 9th July 2017 on the Market Place in the center of Derby, so please mark your diaries.


Photo courtesy of Graham Whitmore Photography


The City Charter Beer Festival is organised by a group of volunteers who have formed a committee for this purpose. The next committee meeting will be on Wednesday 1st March 2017 at the Brunswick Inn, starting at 20:00. Derby. Following meetings will be 5th April at the Last Post and 3rd May at the Smithfield. All CAMRA members welcome.


As with all CAMRA Beer Festivals, the Derby Summer Beer Festival is staffed entirely by volunteers who come along to promote real ale in the City of Derby. If you would like to take part your help will be gratefully received no matter how big or small your commitment. To volunteer, please complete a staffing form by following the link below.

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It is hoped that advanced tickets will be available soon.


We are always proud to be able to support charities as part of the Beer Festival and 2016 was no exception. Air Ambulance, Royal British Legion and Derby Mountain Rescue were the chosen charities this year. On behalf of the organisations we thank you for your kind generosity in giving to these charities.

Air Ambulance - £569.48
Derby Mountain Rescue - £993.16


Mobile Apps

For more information on your mobile including a searchable beer list and a scoring scheme click on the appropriate link below.

Program, Beer and Cider Lists

The 2016 Program is available to download (attention 7.5Mb).


For further information contact the acting Chairman, Russ Gilbert  on 07909 967142 or email