9th Colchester Winter Ale Festival 2016

8 years 5 months 2 weeks ago

Opening Times

Wednesday 27th to Saturday 30th January 2016

Open: 12 noon – 11pm every day

Entry FREE to card-carrying CAMRA Members, others Free 12 noon-3pm, £3.00 thereafter.

Accompanied children welcome until 6.30pm. Full wheelchair access available.

Finding the Festival

The festival is at Colchester Arts Centre, Church Street, Colchester. CO1 1NF. More information on Finding the Festival

Working at the Festival

The festival is run entirely by volunteers. Find out how to get involved.


The festival will offer 150+ beers from East Anglia, real cider and perry. There will also be a Belgian bar offering draught and bottled Belgian Beers. English wines from Mersea Island Vineyard will also be available. Soft drinks will be available, free to designated drivers.

Commemorative Festival Glass £3 (refundable) storecialis.net.

Beer List

Cider List


Food available all sessions

Live Music

Live Music Saturday Evening from Psycho Dehlia 

Getting Your First Drink

We will again be using beer cards for all purchases at the bars. More information.