The Gateshead Beer Festival

The Gateshead Beer Festival is an event organised by Gateshead Rugby Club and hosted over 3 days at their ground in the Low Fell in Gateshead.

Whilst we reach out to many far afield we are very much about building a festival that brings together the local communities. We also support local businesses by sourcing local produce, as well as involving local charities.

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The 3rd Gateshead Gin Festival

The festival which is brought to you by the team behind the Rumshack and the ever popular Gateshead Beer & Music Festival is set to return on in September 2018.

The 8th Gateshead Beer Festival had an exciting line-up of music and beer plus a great selection of gins, whiskies, premium lagers and bottles of fizz. We also had lots of delicious food available. If you didn’t have a chance to attend then you’re in luck, click below to watch the 2017 showreel.

 Please note all tickets are sold out!

Please do not travel without a ticket as it may lead to disappointment!

The 8th Gateshead Beer Festival

Andrew Porter

“By far the best beer festival in the North East. It's now an annual event for us!! Keep up the good work fellas!!”

The Sleeze Sisters

“Friendly staff, nice setup, amazing crowd. All round great festival. Nice beer too!”

Blistered Molly

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

Claypath

“We are very pleased to be performing at the festival with our full band and we’ll be performing songs from the new Album. We look forward to this every year and look forward to seeing you there”

Louise Parker

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

Geoff Mull

“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!”

Band Of Beards

“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.”

Luke Troy

“Great fun, gorgeous beers, cider and fantastic bands!”

DG Brucey

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

Dust Town Dogs

“Brilliant festival, brilliant music, brilliant beer and most importantly brilliant people.”

The mOObs

“We are thrilled to be invited back! GBF has a great atmosphere, of course great beer and again, we’ll be doing our best to add to the great music!”

9th Gateshead Beer Festival

Opening Times:
Fri 4th May 2018 – 12.00pm to 11.00pm
Sat 5th May 2018 – 12.00pm to 11.00pm
Sun 6th May 2018 – 12.00pm to 10.30pm

Fantastic Beer & More

We’ve got plenty of Beers, Ciders, Gins, Prosecco Cocktails, Cava and Wine available. All beers are local and national ales.

Awesome Live Music

We’ve got plenty of live music available from lots of bands, many local. With over 24 bands appearing across the weekend.

Latest News

Beer Festival 2019
11th May 2018

Band Submissions for 2019

If you’d like to be considered for our 2019 festival then please contact us via admin@gatesheadbeerfestival.co.uk. Please send us a brief biography, video’s and links to websites etc. Kind Regards.

Beer Festival 2018
8th May 2018

Thank you – See you all in 2019!

**Thank you** We’d like to say a big thanks to everyone who came to support this years event! It was a fantastic three days of great beers, food, music and…

Beer Festival 2018
5th May 2018

Saturday and Sunday sellout

Important news! After a flurry of sales, Sunday is now also a sellout! There are now no tickets available for the remaining two days. 

 From Our Sponsors

Great British Meat Co

Our story began over sixty years ago and as third generation butchers, we’re immensely proud of our meaty heritage. Our family business has been serving the public with the finest meat since 1953, and along the way we’ve earned a reputation for product and service excellence, with accreditation and accolades to match.

We’ve transferred these great core values of honesty, quality and service excellence to Great British Meat Co.

We’re excited to be moving back to the future, and are once again providing meat direct to households through the Great British Meat Co. We know our grandfather would be really proud, so it’s a great way to celebrate our 60th anniversary.