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Dorchester’s Festival of Drinks: Brew Dorch Full Schedule Released

Discover Dorchester is thrilled to share the full line up for the much anticipated Brew Dorch 2024 – Dorchester’s Festival of Drinks, taking place from February 15th to 18th, 2024. This four-day extravaganza promises a delightful blend of craft beverages, culinary experiences, and interactive events, making it a must-attend celebration for locals and visitors alike.

The festival is proudly sponsored by Brewery Square, a vibrant shopping and eating complex in the heart of Dorchester town centre which was once the home of Eldridge Pope Brewery.

Festival Highlights: A Taste of the Extraordinary

The festival offers a variety of daytime, evening, free and paid events that cater to diverse taste. From gin tastings to beer-themed folk nights, the brewery invites attendees to immerse themselves in a world of flavours and entertainment.

Schedule of Events:

Thursday, 15th February

Tarquins Gin Tasting Masterclass @ Hub Box – 6 pm Join us for an exclusive gin tasting experience. Tickets: £20 per person.

Furleigh Wine Tasting Dinner @The King’s Arms – 7 pm. Indulge in a delightful wine tasting dinner. Tickets: £60 per person

Friday, 16th February

Wild Cocktails with John Wright @ Tom Browns – 6 pm. Explore the world of wild cocktails with renowned expert John Wright. FREE ENTRY.

DJ & Cocktails @ The King’s Arms – 6:30 pm onwards. Groove to the beats with DJ & Cocktails. FREE ENTRY.

Beer and Band – Masau’u @ Tom Brown’s – 9 pm. Enjoy a lively evening with Masau’u. FREE ENTRY.

Saturday, 17th February

History of Brewery Square tour with Jeremy Pope @ Brewhouse & Kitchen – 11 am. FREE

Pots N Pints: Make your own tankard @ Tom Browns – 12 pm. £37.54 pp

Knit your own tankard cosy @ The King’s Arms – 3 pm. £15 pp

Brew Walk with Joy Wallis @ The Town Pump -6 pm. £10 pp

Beer Olympics @ Brewery Square – 2 pm. £8 pp

Beer and Band – Masau’u @ Tom Brown’s – 9 pm. FREE ENTRY

Sunday, 18th February

Folk Pub Walk with Alastair Simpson @ The Town Pump – 2 pm – Discover the folk roots of Dorchester with Alastair Simpson. Tickets: £10 per person.

Mummers play @ Brewery Square – 5 pm. Experience a traditional Mummers play. FREE.

Daytime Folk – WOB back in the pub @Tom Brown’s – 4 pm. Relish in daytime folk with WOB. FREE.

Eldridge Pope Workers Reunion @ Hub Box – From 6 pm. A reunion of Eldridge Pope workers. FREE ENTRY.

Beer themed Folk Night @ Convivial Rabbit – From 7:30 pm. Unwind with a beer-themed folk night. FREE.

Special Offers: Exclusive Ale Tasting Flight at Convivial Rabbit Micropub. Throughout the festival, enjoy an exclusive ale tasting flight featuring 3 x half pints for just £6 at Convivial Rabbit Micropub.

Visit www.DiscoverDorchester.co.uk to explore the full festival schedule and secure your tickets for the events.

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