Polzeath Beer Festival

Polzeath Beer Festival 2016 sponsored by St Austell Brewery

Friday July 29th & Saturday July 30th


Friday night was chillier than we had hoped for, but did not stop the crowds turning up for the first evening to enjoy the live music, BBQ and great ales. With the beautiful weather on Saturday and live music kicking off at 1.30 it turned out to be a great day out for families and music lovers. An amazing £3200 was raised for our two charities (see below) and we would like to thank St Austell Brewery for their great support, the bands for great music and entertainment, all the stands and staff, and of course all the visitors who made this so special. We are already looking forward to next year, so………


Save the date July 28th and 29th 2017


Make sure you book the last weekend of July off – do not miss the 4th annual Polzeath Beer Festival. We are delighted to be partnering St Austell Brewery this year. We will have a selection of St Austell beers including the best selling Tribute Pale Ale as well as guest beers. We are also really excited to feature our very own Festival Beer this year. Although this is a beer festival, there will also be the refreshing Korev Cornish Lager and Cornish Orchards Cider on offer.

We kick off Friday 5pm with an evening of live music, BBQ, hog roast, great ales and a golf roll up competition open to all who would like to participate. Saturday kicks off with an early shotgun golf competition (fully booked) – followed by an afternoon of children’s entertainment, more great food and live music.

Some of the popular bands from last year have confirmed they are coming and of course we will have some new great bands to entertain you. Looking forward to summer sunshine, family entertainment and a great weekend.

As this is a charity event, we are delighted that many local business have supported us with some amazing prizes for the raffle – click on the link below for prizes.

Raffle prizes



5pm Cats in Hats NEW

6.30pm Suzie Mac 

8pm Grenaways

9.15pm Kernuyck NEW

10.30pm Freshly Squeezed  NEW


2pm Black Diamonds

3pm Josh Curnow  

4.15pm  Disco Kernow  NEW

5.45pm Devill’s Deuce 

7.30pm Tankslapper 

9pm Black Friday Band

10.30pm Fragile Sanity

The Beer Festival was originally planned as a small beer and music event to kick start the summer holidays whilst raising funds for our chosen charities. Now in our 4th year we are proud to boast of the following stats:

  • about 10,000 pints of beer sold
  • 24 different types of beers
  • over £7500 raised for charity
  • 3 flags and a bike stolen (we now remove the flags)
  • consumed over 300 BBQ lobsters
  • burgers sold out every event day
  • 8 pigs met their maker on the hog roasts
  • 26 bands/artists have played – including local youngsters as young as 14 launching in the music business
  • hundreds of bottles of wine and Prosecco
  • 1 call out emergency marquee fix, due to horrific weather
  • over 300 golfers participating in Saturday competitions

This is a Charity Event and we will be charging a small entry fee of £15 for the weekend to cover the cost of setting up. This includes your first pint token and a glass. The 2016 years charities are

The Bella Rose Appeal Fund

Bella Rose Boyling was born with persistent cloaca, which means some of her organs did not form properly, and she could face years of treatment. There are fewer than 40 similar cases in the UK each year. For parents Ian and Trisha, their daughter’s condition means frequent and expensive trips to London.

Cancer Research UK

We are raising funds to support the Pancreatic Division of Cancer Research UK, as this is a cancer which has particularly low survival rate.


Korev 2015

St Austell Brewery

We are really excited that St Austell Brewery will be sponsoring this years festival. As previously we will feature local beers and lagers as well as a great selection guest beers. For those who prefer the grape variety we will also have a champagne bar. And of course there will be plenty of non alcoholic drinks available.

Freshly Squeezed

Freshly Squeezed Funk

Plymouth based Freshly Squeezed Funk will do the closing act on Friday - you just cannot not dance to their fabulous music. Can't wait to get in the groove.


We will feature all the bands on this page over the next months in the lead up to the festival.

The Gruffalo


Face painting is not just for the young! We all love a bit of fun - and this year will be no different.

On Saturday we will also have a golf net for the youngster to have a go and our Pro Phil Brookes is there to give them a helping hand.


BBQ on site