Finding the Festival

The Beer Festival will be held at the Colchester Arts Centre, close to the Town Centre. The Arts Centre is a beautiful deconsecrated church situated just off Head Street in the heart of the town centre. Amongst its claims to fame is that the church's tower is the original source of the "Humpty Dumpty" nursery rhyme.

Colchester Arts Centre on Google Maps


Arriving By Train

Colchester has two railway stations, Colchester Town and Colchester.

The festival is closest to Colchester Town, just over half a mile away. Link to Google maps route from Colchester Town to Colchester Arts Centre.

Colchester is the main station and is 1 mile from the festival. Link to walking route from Colchester Station to Colchester Arts Centre or a number 65 bus will get you to the High Street.

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Arriving by Bus

The Journey planner at is helpful, for planning purposes the Art Centre's postcode is CO1 1NF

Arriving by Bike

There are plenty of cycle racks close to the festival on Church Street.

Arriving by Car

The closest car park to the Arts Centre is St Marys. Cross the pedestrian bridge and turn right to find the festival. CAMRA does not condone drink driving, soft drinks are free for designated drivers.