Don’t miss Norwich City of Ale 2017!

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Don’t miss Norwich City of Ale 2017

Celebrate local pubs, breweries and real ale this summer!

Dawn Leeder and Phil Cutter raise a glass to the city of aleAn annual fixture on the Norwich events calendar, Norwich City of Ale is a festival like no other! From the Norwich Illustrated Pub crawl to quizzes, beer tasting and beer tours, you can be sure to find a whole host of beer themed events running from the 25 May to 4 June in the local pubs of Norwich.

Kicking off in style, the ten day festival launches on 25 May at the impressive Roman Cathedral of Norwich. If the weather is good, there really will be nothing finer than sitting in the garden with a locally brewed pint in hand. Tickets are available for the launch party online.

Norfolk is home to the country’s best malting barley so it’s hardly surprising that there 36 breweries within the region participating in this year’s festival to showcase their wares. The city’s beer reputation continues to grow each year and this festival provides a unique chance to really explore some the best CoA and AB Group glasswarereal ale pubs and some of the best real ales Norwich can offer.

Participating pubs will be hosting a variety of events and promotions so make sure you take a look at the festival’s programme for a complete list of what’s on over the ten days:


If none of the events take your fancy, you can simply participate in the City of Ale Trail – explore the streets of Norwich with 43 pubs on seven different walk-able trails:

So, if you’ve ever needed an excuse to visit the area, then this is it – Fine Ale in the Fine City of Norwich – what more can you ask for?


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