Hungerford Club Real Ale Festival

 Organised by Hungerford Club.

 Sat 27 Aug 2022 Mon 29 Aug 2022

 Hungerford Club

The Croft, Hungerford, RG17 0HY

The club’s 10th annual real ale festival will be held over the August Bank Holiday weekend and is open to all. It will feature around a dozen beers and three draught ciders. The beers will be from local sources – Newbury, Salisbury and further afield. Beers will be served from casks on stillage and from handpumps on the bar. See list of beers and ciders at the end of this post.

The large central lawn area of the Croft, shaded by trees provides plenty of outdoor space. There will also be outdoors live music (provisional details below) and food including pizza, BBQ and freshly filled rolls.

Saturday 27 August 12 noon – 8pm

Entertainment: De Mug Pugs 12.15pm – 1pm & 2pm – 2.45pm

Matt Russ (solo artist) 3.45pm – 4.45pm & 5.30pm – 6.30pm

Sunday 28 August 12 noon – 6pm

4 bar none (local band) 1pm – 2pm & 4pm – 5pm

Kat Jayne will also perform

Bank Holiday Monday 29 August 12 noon – 8pm

Hungerford Town Band (playing Oompah!) 1pm – 2pm & 4pm – 5pm

Blue Paradise Duo 3pm – 4pm & 6pm – 7pm

West Berkshire CAMRA has arranged a visit to the festival on the Saturday from 12.30 and all are welcome to meet up during the afternoon with new members especially welcome.

Debbie Hutchins, the Festival Organiser, has provided advance notice of the list of beers and ciders on order for the Festival this weekend:

Broadtown Black Llama Baltic Porter 4.8%
Harviestoun Bitter and Twisted 3.8%
Hobson Champion Mild 3.2%
Hook Norton Old Hooky 4.6%
Indigenous Baldrick Mild 3.4%
Marston’s Draught Bass 4.4%
Plain Sheep Dip 3.8%
Rudgate Dinga Dinga Pale Ale 4.0%
Skinners Cornish Knocker 4.5%
Thornbridge Lukas Lager 4.2%
Tiny Rebel Cwtch 4.6%
Vale Best IPA 3.7%
Vale Fork Handles 4.2%
White Horse Wayland Smithy Bitter 4.4%


Celtic Marches Thundering Molly 5.2%
Gwent of Wales Happy Daze 4.5%
Snails Bank Pig Squeal 7.0%