Real Ale & Cider Festival in Dorset's county town!

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Session times

Friday Lunch

11am – 4pm

No music.

Friday Evening

6:30pm – 11:30pm

Live acoustic music by TBA.

Saturday Lunch

11am – 4pm

No music.

Saturday Evening

6:30pm – 11:30pm

Live acoustic music by TBA.

Key Facts

  • 80 real ales (that’s 5,760 pints of beer!) from Dorset and around the UK
  • 19 ciders and 1 perry
  • Beer tokens £2.20 per half pint
  • Beers 1-45 left bar, 46-80 & Ciders right bar
  • Hot & cold food
  • Raffle tickets £1 per strip (in aid of Dorchester Youth & Community Centre)
  • In addition to the Corn Exchange, we have seating for 100 upstairs in the Town Hall

Hot and cold food

The Beerex Team are pleased to offer Hot Pasties, Sausage Rolls, Crisps, snacks and soft drinks.

  • Traditional Steak Pasty
  • Cheese & Onion Pasty v
  • Mexican Bean Pasty vg
  • Sausage Roll
  • Crisps
  • Soft Drinks

Served at all sessions – available whilst stocks last.

Cloakroom

Look after your coat? No problem Cloakroom available £1 per item