The Wedmore Real Ale Festival

Welcome to our festival site 

We have been running a real ale festival in Wedmore since 2001 with three main objectives:

  • Educate our guests about real ale
  • Raise money for local worthy causes. We are a not for profit event
  • Give everyone a great time

Over the years our festival has grown into what it has become today, and we are very proud that our three main objectives still hold strong when we look to continually develop the festival to incorporate new ideas.

If you have not been before please come along we promise you will have a great time, offering you a wide choice of ales, ciders, craft beers, wine and gin bar. We also have food options on site and entertainment throughout the weekend. The festival is normally held around the middle of September and this year's date is displayed on the right hand side of this page.

As this is a voluntary organised event, we are always looking for more support to help us put on this event, so if you are interested in volunteering your assistance, supporting us by taking up one of our sponsorship opportunities or able to offer something for our raffle/auction, then it would be very much appreciated. To find out more, please get in touch.

We look forward to seeing you all in September.

This Years Festival Information


Glebe Field, Manor Lane, Wedmore Somerset BS28 4EQ (Next to the Village Hall)

View on Google Maps
What 3 Words: villager.warp.rocky

Accommodation and transport can be found on our Plan your Visit page
Parking is available in the village car park.


Friday: 19:00 - Midnight (Over 18s Only)
Saturday: 11:00 - Midnight (Over 18s After 19:00)
Sunday: 11:00 - 16:00


Friday: £15
Saturday: £15 After 17:30 (If you are in before 17:30 there is no charge)

We accept cash and card payments.


Download this years drinks list: WRAF Programme 2023

We operate a token system, tokens can be purchased and exchanged for the drinks. Please note The gin bar and food vendors are cash only and does not accept tokens.



Saturday Daytime:

Becca Kate 13:30
Holly Simpson 14:30
Silverline 15:30
Snake in the foot spa 16:30

Saturday Night:

Food by

Slice One Pizza – founded in Wedmore/Blackford by Barney Beauchamp and Callum Stewart, Slice One will be offering a variety of pizzas including a vegan option (Friday & Saturday)

Taste of Mexico by Soi 5 – a long term favourite of the festival, Mark returns with his fine selection of burritos including a gluten free burrito bowl option (Friday & Saturday)

Little Van Rouge – another of our long term favourites, Jenna will be serving up burgers and chips together with tea and coffee.  (Friday, Saturday and Sunday)

Gin by

New Beginnings will be bringing a selection of artisan spirits and bespoke cocktails from their recently lovingly converted Sinclair horse trailer


Dogs are allowed providing they are kept on a lead and under control.

Auction, Raffle and Beer Bucket Challenge

Our Auction, Raffle and Beer Bucket Challenge kick off at 14:15 on Sunday 17th September.



Wedmore Real Ale Festival C.I.C. Company registration number 15125529

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