The 17th Ayrshire Real Ale Festival will be held from Thursday 6th - Saturday 8th October 2016, as usual in Troon Concert Hall.

The festival, organised by the Ayrshire & Wigtownshire branch of CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale), will once again feature over 150 ales from around the UK. This year. our second bar, which is located in the adjacent Walker Hall, will be 'The Birdie Bar' and will be featuring appropriately themed ales.

Our entertainment this year features Slider on Friday night, Irvine & District Pipe Band on Saturday afternoon, and the ever popular Wildcard on Saturday evening. 

Tutored Tastings have proved popular and this year we'll running sessions on Thursday and Friday at 5pm. Details and booking form are in the top menu.

If you are a CAMRA member and wish to help us at the festival, the Volunteer Form is now available for completion. Any offer of help, even if just for a few hours, is greatly appreciated, particularly during the set-up and take-down days.

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