Festival Fringe 2015

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Manchester Beer & Cider Festival attracts thousands of beer lovers to the city. The MBCF Fringe will offer pubs & bars across the city who share our love of beer to showcase their pubs with a series of special events in festival week.

To submit details of your event(s) or promotions, please complete the form at the bottom of the page

Festival Fringe Events

RedWillow Bar
32A Park Green
SK11 7NA
Tuesday 20th January from 8pmAwards presentation evening.
Join the team from RedWillow Brewery as they are presented with a number of CAMRA awards won over the previous 12 months.
The Font (Manchester)
7-9 New Wakefield Street
0161 236 0944
Wednesday 21st JanuaryHighland Brewery Tap Takeover
Free Entry
The Smithfield
37 Swan Street
M4 5JZ



21st – 25th JanSeven Bro7hers Tap Takeover


Seven Bro7hers Brewery are taking over the taproom at the Smithfield Northern Quarter for four days only! Starting this Wednesday Seven Bro7hers will be serving amazing beer full of flavour and aroma to all those craft beer lovers as part of the fringe festival to the Manchester Beer and Cider event at the Velodrome.

The New Oxford
11 Bexley Square
M3 6DB
0161 8327082
21st – 25th JanuaryThe New Oxford Winter Ale FestivalOver 50 brand new ales to choose from.
Bar open 11am until 12 midnight
The Crown and Kettle
2 Oldham Road
M4 5FE
0161 2362923
22nd – 25th JanuaryBeer & Cider Festival40 Cask Ales over 14 pumps
selling at £2.95/1pt or 2 x 1/2’s or 3 x 1/3’s [Gils]8 Guest Keg’s; 60 Craft Bottle’s
30 Real Ciders (15 BiB and 15 Real Cider in Bottles w/Tasters)Beer list to be listed in Pub / Facebook / Twitter by Jan 11thFree entry – 18+ as usual
The Micro Bar
Unit FC16
Arndale Market, Manchester
M4 3AH@microbarmanches
22nd – 24th JanuaryMicro Bar Beer FestivalOver 25 beers at the bar inside the Arndale MarketOpen 11am – 8pm

Other Festival Fringe Promotions

VenueDatesOffer or activity
The Lass O’Gowrie
36 Charles St
M1 7DB
0161 273 5822
Wed 21st – Sun 25th January50p off pint of cask ale on presentation of festival ticket, festival glass or festival programme.
The Salisbury Ale House
2 Wakefield Street
M1 5NE
0161 236 5590
Wed 21st – Sun 25th January50p off pint of cask ale on presentation of festival ticket, festival glass or festival programme.
The Spinning Top
20 Wellington Road South
SK4 1AA0161 312 2457



16th-25th Jan 201550p off a pint of cask ale/still cider on production of beer festival ticket at the bar (add our CAMRA card discount to this on 22-24th only – this gives 80p off a pint!)

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