Ponteland Beer Festival 2018

The 5th annual Ponteland Beer Festival will take place over the weekend of Friday 20th April to Sunday 22nd April

Building on the success of our 2017 event, when over 3,000 attendees supported the festival Ponteland Rugby Club look forward to providing another great weekend of entertainment.

This year, we will have a selection of over 150 beers, lagers and ciders on sale. In addition we will have our own gin bar offering a wide choice of different gins and mixers, as well as a wine and prosecco bar. There will be a range of soft drinks provided by Fentimans.

We have different food providers offering an unrivalled choice to suit every palate and there will be great musical and rugby entertainment throughout the weekend. We look forward to welcoming you.


Friday 20th April
(6.00 pm – 11.00 pm)

(includes 3 drink tokens, Commemorative glass and Programme).

Saturday 21st April
( Noon - 11.00 pm)

(includes 3 drink tokens, Commemorative glass and Programme).

Sunday 22nd April
(Noon – 4.30 pm)

£2.50 or FREE (when ordered with Friday or Saturday tickets)
(admission only)

*plus a small booking fee.

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Tickets will also be available from Ponteland Leisure Centre at £13.50 for Friday and Saturday and £2.50 for Sunday, subject to availability.

Further Drink tokens will be available at the event with 3 for £5, as in previous years.

Numbers are again limited for each day so we would urge that you purchase your tickets in advance to make sure you don't miss out as there will be no guarantee that tickets will be for sale on the lead up to the weekend.

Thanks for your support and we look forward to seeing you in April.



Again running to an extended third day, with the addition of Sunday, there will be over 150 real ales, lagers, and ciders to choose from as well as prosecco, wine and soft drinks.

There will also be a Gin Bar offering a selection of artisan gins with Fentimans providing the soft drinks and mixers.

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While there's no doubt that your thirst will be well taken care of, you'll be able to satisfy your hunger too.

This year we are extending our food offering with a range of food from 4 suppliers during the event which we hope will include something for everyone.

Choose from fish & chips from Angelfish, Moroni Pizza Shack, our Bombay Cafe by Haveli as well as Toro steak & burger bar


Another terrific line-up of musical entertainment will perform for you over the weekend including: The Heavenly Thrillbillies and Livewire on Friday, The Dunston Silver Band, Duke Street and Northstar on Saturday and The Ponteland Community Band, Ponteland Rock Choir and The Baghdaddies on Sunday

There'll also be rugby matches to watch on both Saturday and Sunday.

We'll update this page with more details on food, drinks and entertainment - including a full schedule for the event - as we firm things up so please check back here later!


The beer festival will be held next to the rugby pitch at Ponteland Leisure Centre


 Ponteland Leisure Centre, Callerton Lane, Ponteland, Northumberland NE20 9EG



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You are not permitted to bring your own food or alcoholic beverages into the festival. All purchases of alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks must be made with tokens as follows:

Half pint of Beer/Lager/Cider: 1 Token    Measure of Wine (125ml): 2 Tokens
Small Bottle of Prosecco (200ml): 3 Tokens Large Bottle of Wine (750ml): 8 Tokens
Small Bottle of Fentimans Soft Drink (275ml) /bottle of water: 1 Token

No Cash will be accepted, tokens will be available at all times for purchase at the Token Table.

Minimum purchase of 3 Tokens - £5.00

No alcoholic drinks will be served to anyone appearing to be under 18 years of age unless proof of age can be produced. No alcoholic drinks will be served to anyone suspected of being drunk or to anyone attempting to purchase for persons suspected of being drunk.
Please help us to keep the site clean and tidy by using the litter bins/facilities provided. Accompanied Children under 12 will be allowed inside the Marquee until 6.00 pm on Saturday and all day on Sunday.
No Children Under 18 will be allowed entry into the Marquee after 6.00 pm.

Please do not bring dogs inside the Marquee. The Marquee is a 'NO SMOKING AREA'.