"Brilliant festival, brilliant music, brilliant beer and most importantly brilliant people"

− Dust Town Dogs

"Friendly staff, nice set up, amazing crowd. All round great festival. Nice beer too!"

− The Sleeze Sisters

"We can't wait to play the festival again. Great beer, great music, great craic."

− Blistered Molly

"Gateshead Beer Festival is and has been an annual event for my friends and I for the four years. We wouldn't miss it for the world!"

− Louise Parker

"I can't wait to play on my doorstep! A home crowd is always a great gig! First time I've played the Gateshead Beer & Music Festival! So bring it on!"

− Geoff Mull

"Are there two finer things in the world than great beer and great music? Absolutely not! We can't wait to play a few tunes and sample a few beverages as well."

− Band Of Beards

"Great fun, gorgeous beers, cider and fantastic bands!"

− Luke Troy

"Fantastic beers, live music and atmosphere. Don't miss this session."

− DG Brucey


We have as many bands as types of beer and cider on offer.  Have a look at the music links for more information.

Opening Times

Fri 29th April – 12.00pm to 11.00pm
Sat 30th April – 12.00pm to 11.00pm
Sun 1st May – 12.00pm to 10.30pm