Campaign for Real Ale

Campaign for Real Ale

Next Festival

"Booze on the Ouse" Beer & Cider Festivals

Our next festival will be held at the
Burgess Hall, Westwood Rd, St Ives PE27 6WU

Thu 17 Oct - Noon to 10:30 pm
Fri  18 Oct  - Noon to 10:30 pm
Sat 19 Oct  - Noon to 10 pm

Note: All times to be confirmed; please check back here nearer the event

2019 Festival Theme

This year's theme is based on the Hunts CAMRA branch logo and we aim to highlight the efforts that our volunteers put in to make each festival a resounding success. A big thank you to all who give up their valuable time!

Beer and Cider Lists

The lists for St Ives 2019 are as follows. There may be some alterations up until the festival due to unavailability, but we will do our best to keep these lists up to date where possible.

Cask & KeyKeg Beer List - St Neots 2020 Cask Beer List
Cider & Perry List - St Neots 2020 Cider & Perry List

Tickets and Admission
No advance sales - Tickets will be available on the door only
To reduce queues and improve service, a token system will again be used for all purchases at the bar (beer, cider, wine and snacks).

A £10 entry package will be offered. This covers the entry fee, £3 (£4 Fri after 6 pm) for non-CAMRA members, a glass deposit (£3), with the remainder in tokens to spend at the bar. Extra tokens can also be purchased on entry or at any time during the festival. Entrance is only £1 for CAMRA members at all times; your £10 entry package includes the £3 glass deposit and £6 of bar tokens! You are welcome to keep your festival glass, although undamaged glasses may be returned for a refund of your deposit.

Trade Session
Our trade session will be held between 2 and 5 pm on Thu 17 Oct, with pub awards to be presented at ca 4 pm. Complimentary tickets for publicans will be distributed with your delivery of the Autumn issue of Opening Times magazine.

Sponsor a Cask!
We will be inviting companies, pubs and individuals to sponsor a cask of beer (or a tub/box of cider). The cost of this starts at £35 per cask and you will receive 2 free entry tickets, 2 free souvenir glasses and £10 worth of beer tokens. Other packages are available for sponsorship of multiple casks.

If you sponsor a cask, you will be able to select which beer you would like to sponsor; this will be on a 'first come first served' basis from when the beer list is posted (ca. 3 weeks before the festival opens). Names of companies, pubs or individuals will be displayed at the entrance and above the product(s) they are sponsoring. You are also welcome to bring along advertising flyers etc. to put on the tables in the hall or insert in the festival programme

Please contact ku.gro.armac.stnuh@pihsrosnops if you would like to sponsor a cask.

More information
If you have any questions about the St Ives 'Booze on the Ouse', please contact ku.gro.armac.stnuh@lavitsef