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Opening times

Tue 2nd
5.00pm to 10.30pm

Wed 3rd to Fri 5th
12noon to 10.30pm

Sat 6th
11.00am to 7.00pm

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Thu, 18 Aug 2011
Posted by Jon Howard, CAMRA Press Manager

Thu, 04 Aug 2011
Posted by Bryan Betts, GBBF Blogger

Britain's biggest beer festival
2-6 August 2011
Earls Court, London

The Great British Beer Festival at Earls Court, Britain's biggest beer festival, once again brings together a wide range of real ales, ciders, perries and international beers.

There's plenty to occupy you at the festival, you can play on some traditional pub games, enjoy live music, sample some food, including good traditional pub snacks, and also attend tutored beer tastings.

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Festival news

Eurolines Competition Winners

Eurolines Competition Winners

Mon, 22 Aug 2011

Eurolines ran a competition offering four winners the opportunity to win two pairs of tickets to travel to any Eurolines destinations.

British Beer Video Blog from GBBF

British Beer Video Blog from GBBF

Sat, 06 Aug 2011

Peter Amor explores some of the issues of the day effecting brewers and beer drinkers and Pete Brown samples some of his favourite beers at the festival.

Michael Jackson American Cask Ale award

Michael Jackson American Cask Ale award

Sat, 06 Aug 2011

San Diego 'Wrecker' destroys competition

'People's Pint' to help save community pubs and promote responsible drinking

Wed, 03 Aug 2011

'People's Pint' to give pub goers new options for a lower calorie pint, pace their consumption, save up to 50p compared to an average pint*, and even help rehydrate!

Champion Beer of Britain Results 2011

Champion Beer of Britain Results 2011

Tue, 02 Aug 2011

Oscar Wilde, from Mighty Oak Brewery, is the Champion Beer of Britain 2011.

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Latest Festival Video

Can Pub Games save the Great British Pub?
New research issued today at the Great British Beer Festival by CAMRA suggests the return of traditional pub games would encourage more young adults to visit pubs at a time when 25 pubs across Britain are closing every week. CAMRA's press manager, Jon Howard explains.