Maidstone & Mid Kent

Campaign for Real Ale

Campaign for Real Ale


The Maidstone and Mid Kent branch's annual showcase event at the East Malling Research Centre (postcode ME19 6BJ), and is usually held on the first Saturday of September each year.

We aim to have around 70 real ales and 30 ciders and perries on offer along with live music and food vendors. The festival is open from 11am until 7pm, or until the beer runs dry!

We also offer free shuttle buses to and from Aylesford (half-hourly) and West Malling (hourly) rail stations.

Our next festival will be on :-

TBA September 2020

Beer and Cider Lists

Social Media

The event has its own Festival Facebook Group and Twitter feed, so join us on those to keep up to date with the latest festival news :-