Birmingham St Patrick’s Festival, in association with DigBrew Co and Birmingham Irish Association, have secured 10 breweries, 8 Birmingham Irish bands and bucket loads of craic for their new OktoberFeis – an Irish music and beer festival. Popular Irish breweries including Galway Bay, Blacks and Rascals will be displaying the best of their brews, alongside the best of Birmingham Irish music!
The event will be held at DigbrewCo on River Street, Digbeth, over 26-28th October!
The full list of breweries involved is:
Rascals Brewing Co, Galway Bay Brewery, Lough Gill Brewery, Western Herd Brewing Company, Blacks Brewery & Distillery, Hope Beer, O Brother Brewing, ClonBrew, Dungarvan Brewing Company and DigBrew Co.
The mini Festival will take place at Digbeth’s only brewery, DigBrew Co, on River Street. Each evening will start with a meet the brewer event, with representatives from Hope, Lough Gill, Galway Bay and DigBrew Co, followed by live music from a variety of fantastic Birmingham Irish bands!
The bands performing will include: Josh Powell, Salt Creek, Reel Note Ceili Band, The Hurling Boys, James Reidy, Hooley, Lampa and The Deluge
The weekend-long event from 26th- 28th October will be raising money to ensure the much loved St Patrick’s Festival can continue for another year, with parade day this year falling on St Patrick’s Day itself - 17th March! Tickets are £5 a night or £10 for the weekend, with all proceeds from ticket sales going back into ensuring the St. Patrick’s Day Parade’s future is secure; Get your tickets from stpatricksbirmingham.com or oktoberfeis.com.