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

Introducing Brew Dorch 2024 - Dorchester’s Ultimate Festival of Drinks! Get ready for four days of pure beverage bliss from February 15th to 18th, 2024. Discover Dorchester is thrilled to unveil the full line up, packed with craft beverages, culinary adventures, and interactive fun.

Don't miss out on this must-attend celebration, perfect for both locals and visitors! Proudly sponsored by Brewery Square, the former home of Eldridge Pope Brewery, this event promises an unforgettable experience. With a range of daytime and evening events, freebies, and ticketed extravaganzas, there's something for everyone.

From tantalizing gin tastings to foot-stomping beer-themed folk nights, immerse yourself in a world of flavours and non-stop entertainment. Get ready to sip, savour, and celebrate at Brew Dorch 2024!

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 to explore the full festival schedule and secure your tickets for the events.

We hope that some of the Chesil Radio team will be able to attend some of these events and bring you the reports the following week.

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