SVR Beer Festival

2016 SVR & West Kent CAMRA Beer, Cider and Heritage Diesel Festival
21st-23rd October

2016 SVR Tasting Notes

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Our major Real Ale and Cider event is back for its 6th year and will be bigger than ever before with 130 Real Ales, 27 Green Hop Beers, 15 Key-Key/Cask Beers, for the first time at our festival we’ve 11 Belgian Beers plus 30 Ciders, this is the event you do not want to miss! The main festival takes place in our Victorian Engine Shed at Tunbridge Wells West where you can enjoy a pint or two throughout the day in between train rides if you wish, with a train every 40 minutes during the day you can travel around the whole line sampling ales!

Entry to the main festival at Tunbridge Wells West is FREE and will be open from 11:00 each day until late evening.
Travel on the trains from 18:00 is just £5!
The ales and ciders for this event are spread out between three station bars, Tunbridge Wells, Groombridge & Eridge and also bars on two of our train sets.   To reach all the locations we recommend a day rover ticket, this is value for money, allows you unlimited travel on the day so if you arrive early you could be with us for 14hrs on the Friday or Saturday!

For CAMRA members there is a special CAMRA Day Rover ticket available for just £15! (Proof of CAMRA membership must be provided upon purchase & this offer cannot be booked in advance).

Trains over the weekend are hauled by our Heritage Diesel Locomotives with the addition of a Steam engine on Sunday which include:
Class 09 09026 ‘Cedric Wares’
Class 10 D3489 ‘Colonel Tomline’
Class 14 D9537 – Appearing courtesy of the Bury Hydraulic Group & East Lancashire Railway.
Class 26 D5310 – LAST RUNS BEFORE RETURNING TO LLANGOLLEN!
Class 31 31289 ‘Phoenix’
Class 33/0 33063 ‘R.J.Mitchell’
Steam Locomotive – RSH No.62 ‘UGLY’ – SUNDAY ONLY!

LINK TO SPA VALLEY RAILWAY FESTIVAL INFO