36th Colchester Real Ale and Cider Festival. An archaeologist works on a trench to reveal a mosaic floor which shows a pint glass full of beer with an elephant on the side

36th Colchester Real Ale and Cider Festival

The 36th Colchester Summer beer and cider festival.

Wednesday 31st May to Saturday 3rd June 2023

12 noon – 10:30pm Wednesday 31st May
12 noon – 10:30pm Thursday 1st June
12 noon – 10:30pm Friday 2nd June
11am – 10:30pm Saturday 3rd June.

At Colchester Arts Centre

80+ Real Ales from across the country, real cider, Belgian and Craft beer, soft drinks & food. Everyone is welcome.

Entry is free before 3pm. £3 after 3pm. CAMRA members free at all times on production of a valid membership card.