Bishopthorpe Club Beer Festival 2016

It’s back for a 5th triumphant year!

BISHOPTHORPE SPORTS & SOCIAL CLUB, voted CAMRA York Branch Club of the Year 2013, 2014 and 2015, will be holding its 5th annual St Patricks Beer Festival on the weekend of Friday March 18th to Sunday 20th. There will be 3 ciders and 12 real ales with choices from

  • Goddards (Isle of Wight)
  • Battledown (Gloucestershire)
  • Big Shed (Shropshire)
  • Long Man (Sussex)
  • Skinners (Devon)
  • Kelham Island (Sheffield)
  • Naylors (West Yorkshire)
  • Phoenix (Lancashire)
  • and more locally Black Sheep and Treboom who will be brewing a one-off special beer.

The festival starts at 6pm on the Friday night with music later on in the evening from local blues band “Up in Smoke”.

Saturday kicks off at 12 noon until midnight with all the days sporting action on the TVs and big screen with music later on in the evening.

Sunday once again starts at midday to finish off whatever is left!

Clarks Tradition v4STOP PRESS… We will also be selling a charity brew called “Margaret’s Ale” over the festival. Every penny from the sale of this beer will go into the fund for this local lady who has recently been diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease. Cheers!!


For further information you can email the Club on or telephone 01904 707185.



View the Festival poster here Beer Festival 2016