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Beer and Cider Festivals 2018


Brains Beer and Cider Festivals are back for 2018!

The perfect way to enjoy the summer with a delicious selection of Brains beers and other guest beers and cider.

Find out when your favourite pub will be hosting their festival below. For all the latest updates from the pub, please head over to Facebook and give them a like and follow!


33 Windsor Place - Cardiff 6th -7th May
Admiral Napier - Canton 9th June
Albany Hotel - Roath 25th May
Beaufort Arms - Gower 17th - 20th August
Birchgrove hotel - Birchgrove 26th August - 1st September
Black Boy - Swansea 25th - 26th August
Blackweir Tavern - Blackweir 26th-27th May
Black Lion - Llandaff 31st August - 2nd September
Black Horse - Pontardulais 22nd - 24th June
Blinkin Owl - Cwmbran 4th -6th May, 13th - 16th June, 13th-15th July 
Cambrian Tap - Cardiff 3rd -6th August
Cardiff Cottage - Cardiff city centre 8th-14th July
City Arms- Cardiff city centre 8th-14th July
Cockett 6th -8th July
Cornwall - Grangetown 9th June, 23rd June 
Cross Inn - Rumney 3rd -5th August
Crwys Hotel - Cathays 13th-15th July, 17th-20th August
Culverhouse - Ely 16th -17th June
Dovey Inn - Aberdovey 27th July - 29th July
Duke Of Wellington - Cardiff 25th - 27th August
Duke of Wellington - Cowbridge 26th-28th May 
Elevens - Cardiff 21st - 24th June
Fairwater Hotel -Fairwater 24th - 27th August
Fox & Hounds - St Mellons 25th -27th May, 31st August - 2nd September
Fox & Hounds - Whitchurch 4th-6th May, 17th -19th August
Grape & Olive - Swansea 23rd June 
Greenhouse  - Llantaram 25th-27th May, 10th-12th August 
Grove Hotel - St. David's 14th May
Goat Major - Cardiff 25th -27th May
Hanbury Ale House -Newport 14th - 15th July, 18th-19th August
Harbour Inn - Solva 27th - 29th July
Hen & Chicken - Gwent 14th - 16th September
Hen Dderwen - Sketty 29th - 31st June
Highfields Inn - Ely 25th -26th June
Hollybush - Pentwyn 4th August
Joiners Arms - Llanelli 24th - 27th August
Lamb & Flag - Abergavenny 16th - 19th August
Lewis Arms - Tongwynlais 29th - 31st June
Lime Tree -Chepstow 6th - 7th May
Lord Beeching - Aberystwyth 2nd - 9th September
Lord Nelson - Milford 6th July - 8th July 
Maltsters - Whitchurch 31st August - 2nd September 
Merrie Harrier - Penarth 20th - 22nd July
Monachty - Aberaeron 25th - 27th August
Newbridge - Trowbridge 25th - 27th May, 4th-6th August
Old Arcade - Cardiff 21st -24th June
Old Post - Bonvilston 3rd - 5th August
Park Hotel - Barry 24th - 27th August
Pear Tree - Cardiff 15th - 17th June
Penhelig Arms Hotel - Aberystwyth 18th August
Pheasant - Bridgend 1st September
Phoenix - Gorslas 8th September
Piercefield - Chepstow 16th June
Plough - Whitchurch 17th - 19th August
Pontygwindy - Caerphilly 27th-29th July
Plum Tree - Cardiff 6th - 7th May
Punch House - Monmouth 27th July - 1st August 
Red Dragon - Bridgend 3rd - 5th August
Retreat - Llanedeyrn 3rd -5th August
Rose & Crown (Nottage) 4th -6th May
Salt - Cardiff Bay 6th -7th May
Savoy - St.Clears 24th - 27th August
Seagull Hotel - 1st September
Tafarn Tanerdy - Carmarthen 20th - 22nd July
The Dock - Cardiff Bay 6th -7th May
Thomas Arms Hotel - Llanelli 25th - 26th August
Three Arches - Llanishen 6th - 8th July, 17th -19th August, 5th-7th October
Three Horse Shoes -Gabalfa 15th - 17th June
Three Sisters - Swansea 20th July
Twelve Knights-Port Talbot 20th - 27th August
Two Brewers - Brackla 24th - 27th August
Tymawr - Lisvane 27th May
Tynewydd - Barry 24th - 27th August
Ty-Risha - Bridgend 4th-6th May, 25th-27th May, 3rd-5th August
Victoria Park - Canton 24th-27th August
Vivian - Sketty 20th -22nd July 
Watermill - Bridgend 26th -28th May
Windsor - Penarth 26th-28th May
White Horse - Coychurch 30th June, 24th -27th August
White Lion Royal Hotel 29th June - 1st July, 17th-19th August
Yard - Cardiff city centre 8th-14th July, 12th-18th August 


Dates were correct at time of being published but may be subject to change. Please check with pub ahead of your visit.


The following fantastic promotions will be available during our beer and cider festivals at some of our pubs!

Buy 4 halves get the 5th free

Buy a book of beer tokens and receive a free special edition 2018 Brains beer & cider festival collector glass

Win a weekend getaway to our Brains Signature or Classic Inns + £100 Brains gift card

For a full list of where these offers are available and term and conditions, please click here



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