"Nothing ever tasted better than a cold beer on a beautiful afternoon with nothing to look forward to but more of the same" - Hugh Hood
FRIDAY 25th & SATURDAY 26th AUGUST 2017
The Somerley Beer and Music Festival is back for its 7th year and its bigger than ever before. This is a great family event with something for everyone to enjoy!
*NEW* On Friday evening we will be kicking off the Festival from 6pm to mark the start of this long weekend. A fun, relaxed party vibe with a bespoke selection of great food vendors, a full bar and live music from The Funk Bunnies. Numbers will be limited so book early to be part of this fun Friday Night Kick-Off!
*NEW* Saturday remains the main event, but this year we are open longer - with the gates opening at 12 noon - 12 midnight. We have more live bands throughout the day, a great selection of street food, children's entertainments including a play tent, bouncy castle and face painting, there will be ferret racing, our famous Yard of Ale competition and not forgetting our fabulous bar offering 160+ real ales and ciders (with gluten and alcohol-free varieties, wine, Champagne and Pimm’s). Bands this year include: Dickie Hart & The Pace Makers, Jolly & the Lightweight, Peach and the Prairie Dogs, The Orange Circus Band, The Old Country Crows and The Zucchinis.
*NEW* After our usual day of fun, music, beer and action on the Saturday we have this year also included Sunday morning in the ticket price for Weekend Ticket holders and Saturday night campers. The Walled Garden will be open until midday on Sunday to allow you to recover in the sunshine and grab some brekkie. Thank goodness it's a Bank Holiday weekend and you'll have another day to recover...!
Camping fields will be set in the beautiful parkland adjacent to the Walled Garden; book early to ensure your space. (Regrettably we are not able to allow doggies into the Festival or onto the Estate).
A shuttle bus service will be running from Ringwood Long Stay Car Park to the Walled Garden on Saturday 26th August only (first bus leaves Ringwood at 12.00 noon and last bus leaves Somerley at 00.30am). Fares are £1 each way.
Here are a few highlights from our 2016 Festival...
Check out some of the great photography taken from previous years of the festival.