Beer Festivals

CAMRA's East Malling Beer and Cider Festival

The Maidstone and Mid Kent branch's annual showcase event at the East Malling Research Centre. Our next festival will be on:

  • TBA September 2019

The festival has its own Facebook and Twitter pages, so join us on those to keep up to date with the latest festival news.

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  • Sunday 2nd September, 10:05 : As the last chairs are stacked, it is thank you time. Thank you to you all for coming along (we hope you enjoyed it… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
  • Saturday 1st September, 20:15 : Tidying up and taking down of the festival will now continue until tomorrow lunch time. #embcf2018
  • Saturday 1st September, 19:33 : That's all folks! Did you realise that this fantastic festival is run entirely by volunteers? #embcf2018
  • Saturday 1st September, 18:47 : Last orders at the bar! #embcf2018
  • Saturday 1st September, 18:26 : Cider bar has run dry! #embcf2018


The Maidstone MENCAP Fete

Maidstone MENCAP Charitable Trust hold an annual summer fete at their day care centre in Mote Park, Maidstone. Maidstone and Mid Kent CAMRA have been privileged to help raise money at this event by holding a real ale bar since 2000. The next fete will be on:

  • TBA June 2019

All beers are donated by the breweries or wholesalers, and all proceeds from the sale of the beer goes to MENCAP. So far we are proud to have raised over £12,000 in this way.