Tickets have gone on sale for the inaugural International Brewing & Cider Festival, a two-day event in Manchester next year.
The event is set to take place on Friday, 22nd, and Saturday, 23rd March, at Depot Mayfield. It is expected to showcase the UK’s largest collection of local, national, and international beers and ciders.
In partnership with the International Brewing & Cider Awards, the festival will be home to award-nominated and award-winning beers and ciders from all over the world.
Festival-goers can choose from a wide range of ticket options across the weekend, starting from £20, including single-day afternoon or evening tickets and a weekend ticket.
For enthusiasts, the ‘beer geek’ ticket option on the Friday allows guests to sample from the widest selection of entered and award-winning beers and ciders, including limited availability small pack and bottled drinks.
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Festival attendees will have an opportunity to make a positive impact within their local community and include a ‘digital pint’ donation alongside their ticket purchase. By donating the equivalent cost of a typical pint, half-pint, or tip, visitors will be able to lend a helping hand to those in need, with 100% of proceeds split between the two charities.
“This highly-anticipated festival is set to bring the largest range of beers and ciders from around the globe together in one place, and provide an opportunity for the public to taste the best within the brewing and cidermaking world,” said Ruth Evans MBE, director of the awards.
“As a not-for-profit organisation, we’re committed to supporting the local community and are proud to be working in partnership with Forever Manchester and Spoons, two charities that are very close to our hearts…
“We’re excited about hosting the world’s first International Brewing & Cider Festival and bringing our esteemed awards to Manchester. The event promises to celebrate the very best of the brewing and cider industry, where, for the first time, beer and cider communities, industry professionals from around the globe, and the wider public will all come together under one roof.”