October events: Get merry on local brews at the Robin Hood Beer Festival
With its fine selection of beer and cider stalls, many of which offer local produce, Nottingham's Robin Hood Beer and Cider Festival is a great place for drink connoisseurs.
The festival, held at the Trent Bridge Cricket Ground, attracts thousands of people every year who come to taste some of the 1,000+ cask ales and 300+ ciders and perries on offer. Chat to the artisan brewers and see why Nottinghamshire is known as a real ale capital before enjoying a spot of street food from one of the many stalls.
Food lovers will be able to sample locally produced pork pies and cheeses, along with hearty hog roasts and venison burgers. Watch the paella chefs cook up a storm or treat yourself to an artisan pizza as you soak up the lively atmosphere.