Our annual (and long overdue) celebration of beer is back for 2022! Join us in our brewery yard for a weekend of live music, great food and good times, and most importantly, the best beer we can get our hands on!
The Yard Party is a two-day beer and music festival, showcasing some of the best beers from across the globe. The biggest beer brains of Castle Rock combine their knowledge and contacts to bring you guys an impressive range of keg and cask beers. Plus, there’s mouth-watering street food, and live music from the finest in Nottingham’s music scene – curated by Revolution Sounds. Children welcome until 6pm on both days.
Friday 20th May 2022, 3pm-10:30pm
Saturday 21st May 2022, 3pm-10:30pm
Castle Rock Brewery, Queensbridge Road, Nottingham, NG2 1NB
The entrance to the Yard Party is through the Vat and Fiddle, our lovely brewery tap. Just follow the signs!
There will be over 20 cask beers and 40 in keg, plus ciders and a gin bar. We’ll also have a super sweet* cider and perry list to boot, too.
Keep an eye on our social feeds and join the Facebook event for announcements on the beer list!
*Medium and dry included!
As always, there will be EVEN MORE beer available at the Vat and Fiddle.
Please note: We’re currently working on our offering, so if you have any suggestions, NOW IS THE TIME! Drop us a message on socials or use the form on our website to make a suggestion.
As always we have left the jams, grooves, head bangers and other dance-inducing vibrations to Revolution Sounds.
FRIDAY MUSIC LINE-UP
For more information on each act see Friday’s full music event listing here.
MOTORMOUF – 4.00pm- 5.00pm
DEEP DOWN BRASS – 5.30pm – 6.30pm
THE KILLER BEES – 7.00pm – 8.00pm
T-F-I-90s – 8.30pm – 9.30pm
+ DJs TBC!
SATURDAY MUSIC LINE-UP
For more information on each act see Saturday’s full music event listing here.
THE MONEY (ACOUSTIC DUO) – 4.00pm – 5.00pm
CHLOE RODGERS BAND – 5.30pm – 6.30pm
SCOTT BUGG & THE VITAL FEW – 7.00pm – 8.00pm
This year we’re excited to add three brand new (to us!) food vendors to the show:
– Squeaky Beaver Poutine
Legendary loaded poutine. Crunchy fries, cheese curds, awesome gravy, then all the fun things on top.
Doughnuts like you’ve never seen before. All handmade, all delicious.
– Castle Rock
Yep, that’s right. As usual, we are taking the opportunity to showcase the talent we have in-house! This year Marc, head chef at the Embankment, will be serving up mouth watering burgers, quite possibly the ultimate pairing to all beers. Meat, veggie and vegan available.
We’ll be running brewery tours throughout the Yard Party, and they’re free! Tours are a great way to experience hands-on brewing. Hear our stories, stroll behind the scenes, see the pumping beery heart of who we are. Tour numbers are limited, so it’s first come first served, and tours will leave on time! We’ll let you know all the details soon…
Will be open as usual to all customers, including those not attending the Yard Party.
As always, they will have tasty snacks and cobs on offer, as well as a fully decked out bar featuring even more beer, cider, spirits and soft drinks.
Yard Party attendees will have a wrist band and so can go wherever they please, however those without won’t be able to enter the Yard Party.
The Yard Party bar accepts cash and card, however card is preferable.
DIRECTIONS FROM THE TRAIN STATION:
Exiting the front of the train station, you’ll see a ginormous building to your left. Head towards that and look for the blue tower peeking out – that’s us! Head down the hill and you’ll be there in no time. Just a hop, skip and jump away from the station, tram stop and Carington St bus stops.
Due to all the investment going on in this area of the city, parking spots are few and far between. Your best bet is to use public transport or get a taxi, but, if you need to drive, two multistoreys are located 5 minutes away off Canal Street.
There are multiple toilet facilities on site, including an accessible toilet.
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