Skipton Beer Festival 2018
12th to 14th April
Ermysted's Grammar School
Where?The Refectory, Ermysted's Grammar School, Gargrave Road,
Skipton. BD23 1PL.
- Thursday 12th April 3pm - 10pm
- Friday 13th April 11am - 10pm
- Saturday 14th April 11am - 10pm
- Thursday 12th April Open: 3pm - 10pm
- Admission: £2.50 all day
- Friday 13th April Open: 11am - 10pm
- Admission: £2.50 11am - 4pm and then £3.50 4pm - 10pm
- Saturday 14th April Open: 11am - 10pm
- Admission: £3.50 11am - 6pm and then free 6pm - 10pm
It is free to card carrying members at all times and if you join at the festival one of the perks is your admission will be refunded.
If there are 10 or more of you, let us know you are coming by sending your party's details and all your party gets in free. Your party also gets priority entry; assuming you arrive when you say you will and you all arrive together. Just fill out the Group booking form, print out the confirmation and bring it with you.
Children/under 18's and proof of ageThe festival is strictly over 18's only, due to the rules of the venue we cannot accommodate under 18's. We are required to ask anybody who appears to be under 21 for proof that they are over 18. Once checked at the door you will be given an "Age verified" wristband for your and our convenience.
S.T.A.N.D.The festival is run under the principles of S.T.A.N.D. and anybody currently barred by S.T.A.N.D. is not allowed into the festival.
Disabled accessWe have disabled access, if you need assistance please contact us before the festival and let us know when you will be arriving or ask a companion to speak to door staff on arrival.
GlassesSouvenir glasses cost £2 and can be purchased from the glasses stand. Please keep the same glass throughout the session and look after it. The glasses are marked with third of a pint lines should you wish to try a wider range of different beers. You can take the glass away as a souvenir or return it to the glasses stall for a refund. No glass, no beer!
'Popping out' of the festivalIf you wish to leave the festival and return later, you will need a hand stamp. See the door staff before you leave to obtain one. Glasses with beer in them cannot be taken from the festival - carrier bags are available from the door staff. Note: At busy times you may have to wait or queue to re-enter the festival.
SmokingThe beer festival indoors is entirely no smoking this includes E cigarettes. People wishing to smoke need to go outside to our beer garden.
CharityThis year's charity is Yorkshire Air Ambulance.
FoodFood is available throughout most of the festival sessions. The catering is supplied by Drake & Macefield, a family butchers based in Skipton. Vegetarian choice will be available. The food service will close before the end of the session, so if you definitely want food, please check with the catering staff to ensure you don't miss out.
Soft DrinksSoft drinks will be available at the festival. Cordial (FOC to drivers) from the glasses stand.
WineA limited selection of wine will be available at the festival from the foreign beer stand.
Cash pointSeveral cash points are available on Skipton High Street. We do not have credit or debit card facilities at the beer festival.
DogsDogs are not permitted at the festival with the exception of assistance dogs.
Information and Queries
If you have any queries about CAMRA, the festival, the local area or any other related subject, the staff on the products and membership stand will endeavour to answer, or if they can't then they will try to find someone who can.
If you have any queries prior to festival please use the Contact us page.