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Great British Beer Festival 2023

Sample some great street food, listen to live bands and enjoy a glass of special beer

Dates: August 1–5, 2023

Great British Beer Festival
Great British Beer Festival

Every summer the Great British Beer Festival (GBBF) showcases over 900 real ales and various craft beers like ciders, perries, as well as fine wines and gin. Over 30 bars are participating in the event. Don't miss the chance to attend tutored tasting sessions to learn more about the brewing process. Enjoy delicious street food, live music, and pub quizzes. Also witness who wins the Champion Beer of Britain award, one of the most prestigious in the world.

The 4-day festival is held at Olympia London. Being one of the most significant beer events in London, it attracts 1.5 million visitors each year.

The Great British Beer Festival (GBBF) is held by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA), presenting cask ales and other drinks from the UK. 1000 unpaid volunteers work at the festival. The first beer festival by CAMRA took place in Covent Garden in 1975.

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