The Best of S18 Beer Festival – 12th-14th August 

Drone Valley Brewery is delighted to announce that we are pairing up with the local Pioneer Club, to bring to you…
The Best of S18 Beer Festival!

Over the weekend of Friday 12th to Sunday 14th August, pop along to try our range of delicious beers set in friendly surroundings with live music (The Coach men on Friday night, Scuppered on Saturday night).

This new event kicks off at 3pm on Friday 12th. You’ve got until last orders on Sunday 14th to fill your boots with Drone Valley Brewery’s range plus other local guest ales.

Our hosts at the Pioneer Club showcased our brews at Three Valleys festival this year. Thanks to all the team for their continued hospitality. 

Here is a link to the Facebook event you can sign up to which will remind you about it nearer the time:

https://www.facebook.com/events/270838049975036/?ti=cl

Dronfest – 6th August

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Join us for a night of music, fun and BEER at this year’s Dronfest on Saturday 6th August!

Enjoy live bands from midday and sup a few pints of Drone Valley Brewery’s finest. ’90s Britpop stars Dodgy will be headlining.

The charity music festival will be held just behind Sheffield FC and the Coach and Horses.

Admission prices:

  • £15 for adult (includes a free place for child aged under 16)
  • £10 for over 65 (includes a free place for child aged under 16)
  • £5 for child aged 8 to 15
  • Children under 8 – FREE

For more information about buying tickets and the music line-up, click here. You can also follow the Dronfest Facebook page here for updates.

This year marks the 17th annual Dronfest.

Three Valleys Beer Festival – 4th June

What a difference a year makes!

At the Three Valleys Festival in 2015, we had our IPA on a handful of local bars.

Sarah shows off our first ever pump clip

At this year’s increasingly popular local beer festival, we will have lots more beer at many more places:

  • The Pioneer Club *FULL SELECTION*
  • The Three Tuns *FULL SELECTION*
  • Coach & Horses *4 BEERS*

PLUS more at:

  • The Royal Oak (aka The Pond)
  • The Miner’s Arms, Hundall
  • Hyde Park Inn, Hilltop

Support us by calling at any (or all!) of these great venues and enjoy food, music and above all, Drone Valley’s beer

Don’t forget! Derbyshire Food & Drink Fair, 14th-15th May

The ever popular Derbyshire Food & Drink Fair is back on 14th and 15th May!

We will be there, showcasing our latest brews. 

The event is set in the glorious grounds of Kedleston Hall in Derby – a National Trust property.   

Here is everything you need to know:

  • Live music
  • Fresh food
  • Activities for the kids
  • Local crafts for sale
  • Live cookery demonstrations
  • Admission: £6 for adults; £2 for children under 16; kids under 5 go free
  • 10am to 5pm each day
  • Free parking including disabled spaces

A perfect backdrop to enjoy a Drone Valley Brewery pint… get 14th and 15th May in your diary!

Derbyshire Food & Drink Fair – 14th-15th May

The ever popular Derbyshire Food & Drink Fair is back on 14th and 15th May!

We will be there, showcasing our latest brews. 

The event is set in the glorious grounds of Kedleston Hall in Derby – a National Trust property.   

Here is everything you need to know:

  • Live music
  • Fresh food
  • Activities for the kids
  • Local crafts for sale
  • Live cookery demonstrations
  • Admission: £6 for adults; £2 for children under 16; kids under 5 go free
  • 10am to 5pm each day
  • Free parking including disabled spaces

A perfect backdrop to enjoy a Drone Valley Brewery pint… get 14th and 15th May in your diary!

Official Brewery Launch – Saturday 16th April

Drone Valley Brewery is now brewing! The official launch of the brewery will be on Saturday 16th April from 5:30pm. Members can enjoy early entry from 4.30pm.
Natascha Engel MP (and Drone Valley Brewery member) will be attending the official launch to pull the first pint of the night!
Brewing has started at our unit in Unstone, on the banks of the mighty Drone. Local pubs will soon be ordering Fanshawe BlondeDrone Valley IPA, Dronny Bottom Bitter, Stubley Stout… and an as yet unnamed pale ale. A porter is also in the pipeline.
Our launch on Saturday 16th April will give shareholders and members an opportunity to sample the brews. If you aren’t a member, you can sign up on the day for £10 (or sign up online by clicking here).
Our thanks once again to all of our members and supporters who have helped to turn an idea, a unit, into a brewery; – your community brewery – benefiting local people and good causes.
We look forward to seeing you at the launch on Saturday 16th April!

Brewery Open Day – 7th November

You are invited to our Open Day on Saturday 7th November!
Come down between 1pm-4pm to see progress with the unit refurbishment and – more importantly – have a taste of Fanshawe Blonde!
Please note that this offer is for members only and it’ll be first come, first served — but you can pay for membership on the day (£10) and still get your free drink!
Investors are encouraged to sign up for investment on the day. You may bring cash or a cheque. We are still working with the Co-op as best we can to set up our bank account to accept direct transfers.
The address is:
Unstone Industrial Complex,
Unstone Hill / Main Road
Unstone
S18 4DX
To find us:
There is a left turn just before the car wash as you’re heading into Unstone from Dronfield. We’ll signpost the way in.  Click here for the map.
We hope to see you there.

Chesterfield Market Hall Beer Fest – 30th-31st October

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We’re pleased to tell you that Fanshawe Blonde will be on the bar at the Chesterfield Market Hall Beer Festival on Friday 30th – Saturday 31st October.

The Beer Festival will be open 11am – 4pm, then 6.30pm – 11pm on both dates.

Committee members will be there too, so you can ask about joining our Community Benefit Society – we’ll see you there!