Dock Fest

Dock Fest

Dockyard Media City (map)

Dockyard Media City are hosting a mini festival on the grass outside the bar. There will be craft beer pop-up bars and meet-the-brewer events throughout the four-day fest.

Tiny Rebel tap takeover

Tiny Rebel tap takeover

The Assembly (map)

Tiny Rebel tap takeover in Urmston? Yes, you read it right. The Welsh brewers will be taking over eight keg and two cask lines with their mighty fine beers at Urmston's latest venue.

The Beer Up Here 2018 ticket launch party

The Beer Up Here 2018 ticket launch party

Fairfield Social Club (map)

GRUB invites you for an evening of supping great Northern beers to launch their new beer festival 'The Beer Up Here'.

Runaway Brewery Tap Takeover

Runaway Brewery Tap Takeover

Cane & Grain (map)

Our very own Runaway Brewery will be taking over the ground floor tap room at Cane & Grain. The Dantzic Street brewers will be in attendance to answer all of your questions and the bar will be packed full of beers that have been  exclusively brewed for Manchester Beer Week. 

Marble tap takeover at Bunbury's

Marble tap takeover at Bunbury's

Bunburys (map)

Marble Brewery, the OGs of contemporary brewing in Manchester really need no introduction. Originally housed at the rear of the Marble Arch Inn, Rochdale Road, which remains their spiritual home, they've been brewing up a storm since 1997. Expect to see a combination of new brews and cult-classics and seasonal specials.

Mad Hatter Mayhem

Mad Hatter Mayhem

The Knott Bar (map)

Mad Hatter and The Knott join forces to bring you an epic tap takeover/meet the brewer. Twenty-five keg and six cask beers will be pouring.

The story of women in brewing

The story of women in brewing

57 Thomas Street (map)

Learn about the rich history of women in brewing at this talk led by award-winning writer and beer sommelier Jane Peyton. A noted drinks historian, Peyton has closely studied the historical role of women in brewing and will attempt to bust a few myths in this free talk.

The White Hag Beer Dinner

The White Hag Beer Dinner

The Font Chorlton (map)

The Font, Chorlton are teaming up with renowned Irish Brewery The White Hag to bring you an evening of beer and food inspired by Ancient Irish mythology.

Shindigger Session

Shindigger Session

The Bay Horse Tavern (map)

The Bay Horse Tavern is teaming up with local brewers Shindigger! The evening will be focused around a five-tap takeover, a beer giveaway will feature to sweeten the deal further. Shindigger’s resident DJ will be on hand to make sure the tunes are just as tasty as the beverages!

Half 'n' Half Night

Half 'n' Half Night

Cask & Kiln (map)

Head to Cask & Kiln for an evening of beer and whisky. Alec Morgan from Ian Macleod Distillers will introduce you to the history of the Half ‘n’ Half, before presenting you with four whiskies from the IMD portfolio, all expertly paired by Paul Mellor from Manchester Brewing Co. with beers from 4 different Mancunian breweries.

Meet Thirst Class Ale

Meet Thirst Class Ale

The Mounting Stone (map)

The Mounting Stone will showcase one of the region's rising stars of the brewing scene. Head Brewer and proprietor of Thirst Class, Richard Conway, will be on hand to guide you through some of their beers and to field any questions you might have.