Groups & Corporate Entertaining

The Manchester Beer and Cider Festival welcomes groups from clubs, societies and companies and can offer a variety of packages to speed the entry of groups and enhance your experience.

For corporate visitors, the festival provides excellent opportunities to entertain your clients or staff and of course sample the excellent range of refreshments on offer.

Tickets for groups of 10 or more can be purchased online below with discounts available depending on size of your group. All tickets include hire or purchase of your commemorative festival glass. The included £3 glass deposit is refundable.

For those looking for an enhanced experience, a range of tailored packages can be arranged. Options available include:

  • Guaranteed seating in our corporate area for groups of 10 or more
  • Packages including pre-paid beer tokens
  • Tutored tastings with a trained CAMRA expert for groups of 10 or more and subject to availability of a tutor on the day required

To discuss your requirements and packages available, contact Ali on hospitality(at) 

NOTE: Advance sales for the enhanced experience packages end at midnight on Sunday, 21st January.

Group tickets

Group size
1 to 10 11 to 20 21 up
Thursday £7 £6.50 £6  


Friday £10 £9.50 £9  


Saturday £10 £9.50 £9  


NOTE: Group tickets sales end at midnight on the preceding day. Entry on the day is pay on the door only.