We can now confirm that the 2019 festival will be back at Desborough College on the 25th to 27th July. Put the date in your diaries.


We are delighted to announce that the Maidenhead Beer & Cider Festival returns to Desborough College, Shoppenhangers Road, Maidenhead SL6 2QB on Thursday 25th through to Saturday 27th July.

Last year the Mayor, Cllr Paul Lion opened the festival on the Thursday at noon by pulling the first pint. He was accompanied by Chris Brown, the Borough Town Crier who made his usual proclamation.

A programme of entertainment and good quality food is being organised and the following pages will be updated as the details are confirmed.

Opening at 12 Noon, the festival closes at 10pm on the Thursday and 10.30pm on the Friday and Saturday.

As the Festival will be in July, keep your fingers crossed that we are blessed with decent weather as Saturday will be our friendly Family Afternoon. All children under 18 will be admitted FREE, however, we do ask all children to be off site by 8pm. We will have a family day on Saturday with bouncy castle, face painting, lucky dip and games, inc. Shuffleboard,

Beer, Cider & Wine

The 2018 Cider and Beer lists are available.

Festival Program

The 2018 Festival Program is coming soon.

The Slough, Windsor & Maidenhead Branch of CAMRA is organising this Beer & Cider Festival.

We, along with over 200 other branches nationwide, campaign on a local level, and maintain local information about pubs and real ale in our branch area.

Please visit our SWM Branch Website to find out more - you may want to come along and help us!