Eastbourne Beer Festival Information

Eastbourne Beer Festival Visitor Information

Visitors to Eastbourne Beer Festival


Find out more about the biggest beer festival in East Sussex, including opening times & ticket prices and venue information.

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Buy Eastbourne Beer Festival Tickets
Tickets are sold in advance by Eastbourne Tourist Information Centre and the Bandstand Ticket Office.
Alternatively you can buy on the door at the festival, subject to availability.
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Venue Information

Eastbourne Beer Festival is held in the historic Winter Garden, located within the resorts main conference and theatres venue.

Visitors can choose from three halls in which to enjoy the fantastic atmosphere of the festival.

Floral Hall

The stunning Floral Hall includes an array of bars selling real ale, plus a wine bar and international bottled beers bar. The hall includes a large seating area, dancefloor and stage featuring live music. Glasses and programmes are available to collect at the entrance.

Devonshire Halls

More bars can be found in the Devonshire Halls, including the Ciders and Perries bar. In the second hall why not make up a team and join in one of the many Pub Games or chill out by the acoustic live music stage. Enjoy hot baguettes and olives from one of the food stalls or browse the stalls for t-shirts and other merchandise.


A cloakroom and toilets are available in the foyer, along with booths for purchasing your beer tokens and submitting your Beer of the Festival forms.

Ticket Prices

Ticket prices include tasting notes. Early Bird (up to 31 March)

Thursday 5 October 2017
Normal £7 / CAMRA Member £5 / Door £7.50* / Student £5

Friday 6 October 2017
Normal £12 / CAMRA £10 / Door £13*

Saturday 7 October 2017
Normal £8 / CAMRA £6 / Door £9*

Saturday 7 October 2017
Normal £7.50 / CAMRA £6 / Door £8*

* Advance ticket purchase recommended to guarentee entry.
Please note drinks can only be purchased using Beer Tokens, which will be on sale from ticket booths at the festival.

Session Times

Beer Festival crowd

Thursday 5 October 2017


Friday 6 October 2017


Saturday 7 October 2017


Saturday 7 October 2017