A new beer festival will be held for the first time in the city this summer.

Tap Social Movement will host the Change is Brewing Fest during the bank holiday weekend in August.

The event will take place on Sunday, August 28 from 12pm to 11pm at the Tap Social Taproom in the Curtis Industrial Estate in Botley.

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During the course of the festival there will be a diverse range of breweries pouring their own beers, as well as live music, DJs, street food, live podcasting and panel discussions.

Oxford Mail: The event will feature a diverse range of beersThe event will feature a diverse range of beers

The breweries on offer will include:

  • Tap Social Movement (Oxford)
  • Cloudwater Brew Co (Manchester)
  • Wild Beer Co (Somerset)
  • Goodh Brewing Co (Cornwall)
  • Attic Brew Co (Birmingham)
  • Dig Brew Co (Birmingham)
  • North Brewing Co (Leeds)
  • Wild Card Brewery (London)
  • Queer Brewing (London)
  • Pretty Decent Beer Co (London)
  • Rock Leopard Brewing (London)
  • London Beer Factory (London)
  • Orbit Beers (London)
  • BRULO (Edinburgh)

The full festival schedule and more details will be announced soon.

Tickets will be £10 and include a festival glass an half pint of Tap Social beer.

The event is family-friendly festival, though alcohol service is restricted to those older than 18.

Half-price tickets are available for youngsters aged 6 to 17, children 5 years and younger are free.

Everyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Oxford Mail: The team hope the festival will make for a memorable dayThe team hope the festival will make for a memorable day

A spokesperson for Tap Social Movement said: “We expect the festival to sell out, so grab your tickets while you can

“We hope to see you for what promises to be a memorable day out in Oxford with great people, good beer, and positive vibes.”


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This story was written by Sophie Perry. She joined the team in 2021 as a digital reporter.

You can get in touch with her by emailing: sophie.perry@newsquest.co.uk

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