We are all looking forward to another fantastic festival in 2023!
Entrance fee this year is £6.00 inc the family’s Neath Real Ale & Cider glass Tankard, ale trail map and tasting notes featuring all the ales and ciders on sale this year!
Could be subject to change due to suppliers
The Neath Real Ale & Cider Festival endeavour to get the numbers right for the demand!
They will be available while stocks last this year to try and reach our zero waste target.
Vouchers can be purchased for £2.50 / voucher for a half pint of Ale or Cider.
You can get a free half pint of ale or cider on production of a completed stamped Ale Trail card
CAMRA members receive a complimentary token for a half pint of ale or cider – remember to bring your membership card!
Having brought back some old favourites and include some new (all locally sourced!) beers and cider.
being ‘live’ beers and ciders they are all correct going to press but can be subject to change if they do not settle or prove to be too lively!
Neath Real Ale and Cider festival has even more venues added to our list this year!
tour the different pubs and get your cards stamped and return to the Old Town Hall to get your free Ale or Cider!
We pride ourselves on having over the past 5 festivals a large selection of real ales & ciders. We will be championing them again this year along with new additions as micro breweries are starting every year!
Don’t forget - CAMRA members get a complimentary free drink on producing membership when you buy your entry ticket!
get your tickets early and be sure to get the limited Neath Real Ale Festival 2022 celebration glass/tankard! Click on the link below.
The only rule we insist on is you do not take your ‘glass’ outside on the street. This is a basic health and safety rule for all outside venues. Just carry your glass safe home or to the next ‘Ale Trail’ venue.
Neath has many pubs that love to take part in the festival. The ‘Ale Trail’ will take you to the various venues where you collect stamps for your ‘Ale Trail’ card. Get 6 venue stamps and you will qualify for a free real ale / cider back at the Town Hall!
Almost all our ‘Ale Trail’ venues will be hosting live music. Cross Keys, Allan Leonard Lewis, Gwyn Hall, Ten 21, The Mine, The Castle, The Welsh House/Juniper Place and Neath Rugby Club.
Don’t miss your favourite bands or beer!
Saturday night sees the fantastic ’Afternoon in Paris’‘. 7:00 - 9:00
‘‘Like a Lion‘ following them. Both back by popular demand.
Our live music on Saturday starts at 1:00 outside the Old Town Hall.
1:00pm - 2:30. Peter Jones - top vocalist
2:30 - 4:00. The Green Dragon Band
4:00 - 5:30 Chris Keys & Luke Evans
5:30 - 7:00. Lloyd John
7:00 - 9:00. Afternoon in Paris
9:00 - 10:45. Like a Lion
Please note the Ales and Ciders listed below are all subject to availability and substitutions made. The beer is all in and cooled waiting to be sampled! Many Neath Town Centre venues are taking part and all worth a visit. Take part in our ‘Ale Trail’ and get a free drink on completion!
Another great line up of live music in the festival. Venues all over town taking part with more Ales, ciders and music!
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Neath Real Ale & Cider stock only Welsh brewed beer.....
Wether a connoisseur or just love 'proper' ale, you will not be disappointed with our selection of ales from: Neath Ales, Gower Brewery, Grey Trees, Borough Arms, Gwyn-y-Ddraig etc.
Over 25 Craft Real Ales and Ciders
Old Town Hall, 2 Church Place, Neath, SA11 3LL
Friday 21st July
12:00 Noon - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday 22nd July
12:00 noon 11:00 p.m.