Dave Haste The Best Beer Festivals In London: June 2019 Photo: Hampton Beer Festival June is a fairly relaxed month for beer festivals in London, before things really take off in July. Start warming up now. 7-8 June: Hampton Beer Festival Now entering what we think must be its fifth year, the Hampton Beer Festival…

The view from Vista at the Trafalgar Whenever there’s sunshine on this small island, make the most of it by enjoying the capital’s beer gardens and rooftop bars. Whatever the temperature, we’ve put together a series of pub crawls so you can enjoy multiple pints in the sun, allowing you to spread your patronage far…

There’s a strong south-of-the-river CAMRA flavour to London’s beer festivals in May, although a couple of west-London pubs also get a look in. We’ve rounded up the most notable beer drinking opportunities here. 9-11 May: Bexley Beer Festival Happy to repeat an evidently successful formula, the Bexley Beer Festival returns for its 14th instalment, offering…

The Dolphin in Sydenham Sitting outdoors with a good, honest pint is one of the timeless joys of London. Fortunately, our city is blessed with hundreds of al fresco drinking spaces, from tiny roof terraces to sprawling gardens. Land value being what it is, you’re most likely to find the bigger, more verdant types the…

London’s most notable beer (and cider, and perry) festivals are crowded into the later part of the month this April, so you’d be hard-pressed to visit them all. Still, don’t let us stop you if you’re up for that challenge. 13 April: London CAMRA Cider & Perry Festival While none would deny that cider and…

Will Noble This Hidden Beer Garden In West London Has A Retractable Roof The Prince pub in Earls Court is about to tear the roof off… quite literally. From 25 April, its ‘secret’ Woodland Garden reopens — this time with a retractable roof. At the touch of a button, drinkers can be exposed to the…