Manchester Breweries tap takeover at Trackside

Manchester Breweries tap takeover at Trackside

Trackside (map)

Trackside, which features on the East Lancs Railway, will be serving only Manchester beers for four days, featuring the best of what the region has to offer on keg and cask.

Buffer Stops Greater Manchester showcase

Buffer Stops Greater Manchester showcase

Buffer Stops (map)

Buffer Stops Bar, which sits on the East Lancs Railway, will be serving only Greater Manchester beers from Thursday June 28 and throughout the opening weekend of Manchester Beer Week.

Heineken Manchester brewery tours

Heineken Manchester brewery tours

Heineken Manchester brewery (map)

Manchester Beer Week has been given exclusive access to the Heineken Manchester brewery (formerly the Royal Brewery) for a series of tours during this year’s festival.

Formerly known as the Royal Brewery, the Heineken Manchester brewery is a major monument on Manchester's brewing landscape and rarely opens to the public. So this is a rare opportunity to gain insight into operations at one of the world's biggest breweries.

Yorkshire Showcase

Yorkshire Showcase

Marble Beerhouse (map)

To celebrate the great beer being produced by our friends across the Pennines, Marble Beerhouse has curated a tap list that showcases the best of Yorkshire.

Summer Beer Thing 2018

Summer Beer Thing 2018

Sadler's Yard (map)

Summer Beer Thing 2018 is a three-day celebration of the best beers that the North has to offer. Makers of Indy Man Beer ConPort Street Beer HouseCloudwater and The Pilcrow combine for the second year running to deliver Summer Beer Thing. Expect to find 60+ beers pouring at any one session with a whopping 200+ lined up for over the duration.

Blackjack Brew Tap

Blackjack Brew Tap

Blackjack Brewery (map)

Manchester Beer Week just wouldn't be the same without a special edition of the city's original brewery tap. The folks down at Blackjack really know how to throw a party, so expect the usual mix of great beer, top tunes and fantastic food on both the opening Friday and Saturday.

Bad Brew Co. Tap Takeover

Bad Brew Co. Tap Takeover

Dockyard Media City (map)

Dockyard Media City are kicking off Manchester Beer Week with a tap takeover and meet the brewer event featuring Bad Co.

Nova Runda Meet The Brewer & Tap Takeover

Nova Runda Meet The Brewer & Tap Takeover

Öl Nano Brewery & Bar (map)

What do you know about Croatian craft beer? Not much? Well, here's your chance to sample the best the country has to offer. Öl Nano Brewery & Bar are hosting a meet the brewer and tasting with Marko and Miro from Croatian brewery Nova Runda, recognised as the best brewery in Croatia in the Rate Beer Best Awards 2017.

Brightside tap takeover at The City Arms

Brightside tap takeover at The City Arms

The City Arms (map)

When? Friday June 29

Where? The City Arms

Tickets Free, unticketed

Bury's Brightside are heading into the city centre for the first weekend of Manchester Beer Week to take over The City Arms.

All eight cask lines will feature beers from Brightside and Wildside, starting on Friday June 29 and running throughout the weekend.

Head down on Friday night to meet the team behind the brews and swap beer stories. Customers with crisps to share will be given priority chatting time!