Mid-Norfolk Beer Festival 2024
at the Mid-Norfolk Railway
Friday 23rd - Monday 26th August 2024
The Mid-Norfolk Railways beer festival has been a must attend event since 2012, we are pleased to announce it will be returning for the August Bank Holiday weekend in 2024. We are bringing in real ales and ciders and from around the country, as well as local breweries.
We will be inviting local businesses, breweries and individuals the chance to sponsor casks of beer and cider, live music and on train bars. Details to be announced shortly
BARS & TRAIN SERVICES
Diesel trains will operate on Friday, with a mixture of
Steam and Diesel trains all day and evening Saturday
& Sunday, and during they day on Bank Holiday
Monday. Trains marked Loco will be Steam or
Diesel hauled and other trains will be using our
Pacer. or Railcar services.
An on train bar is available on most trains.
All our bars operate a Challenge 25 policy.
We may ask you for ID at anytime and we reserve the right to refuse the sale of alcohol. The MNR will not tolerate abuse of any kind to our Staff or volunteers.
Train Tickets :
Train tickets and Starter Packs for the Beer Festival will be available to book online shortly offering a discounted rate.
Special Coach Party Rates will be available.
The main bar at Dereham will be open Friday - Monday 11am - 11pm (8pm close Monday).
There will also be a smaller bar at Thuxton Station and one other location which will be open during hours trains are running.
Most trains will have an on train bar.
How it works:
Like many other similar events, drink sales will be by token. All bars will accept tokens, including on train bars.
You can purchase a set of Beer Tokens. This is by far the cheapest way to buy your drinks over the weekend. Present your tokens and cup at any bar to exchange Beer or Cider.
On The Day:
Starter Packs cost £15 include a souvenir Pint Cup to keep.
Tokens cost £12 per set.
A Selection of live music will be available over the weekend, details to be announced.
Various Photographers have donated their photos here for you to get the feeling of how the event may look this year.