Cheltenham Real Ale Festival 2019

CRAF 2019 returned, once again, to the magnificent surroundings of the Princess Hall at Cheltenham Ladies’ College on 1st-2nd November.


The festival organising committee would like to thank all those who volunteered for this festival. Your help was very much appreciated. There will be a thank-you curry on Thursday 30th January, starting at 7:30pm, details of which will be emailed to you. We’d be delighted to see you all again.


We’d like to thank our glass sponsors, Bath Road Beers and the Sandford Park Alehouse and our stillage suppliers, Severn Brewing. If you’d like to discuss sponsoring opportunities for next year, then please send an email to


This year’s branch charity is the Midlands Air Ambulance (MAA) and we’re delighted to say your generous donations raised over £300 for them. Thank you. Further information on the work of the MAA, can be found on their website HERE.


We’d like to thank the groups who provided the festival entertainment: The B-Flats, Swing From Paris and Union of Strings


Thanks to Matt at Jolly Good Design for this year’s logo.