On June 15th 1215, the Magna Carta was sealed. Ale was so important in England in 1215 that it was mentioned in one of the most significant legal documents in history. Article 35 of the great charter stated:
Let there be throughout our kingdom a single measure for wine and a single measure for ale and a single measure for corn, namely the London quarter.
Find out how our 2017 event went here.
FOUR DAYS OF CELEBRATION
Events will continue throughout the weekend, so visit your local pub to join in. And make sure you stay up to date by following us on social media.
|Thursday 15th June, 7pm|
Raise a glass and say #CheersToBeer with beer lovers everywhere.
|Friday 16th June|
Experiment with beer and food pairings in the pub, restaurant, or at home. Try Beermatch for some inspiration!
|Saturday 17th June|
Why not make the most of the summer with a day at the pub, or BBQ’s, games or take a picnic to your favourite spot?
|Sunday 18th June - Father’s Day|
Buy Dad his favourite beer, or one that he hasn’t yet discovered. Our favourite is a Sunday roast, with a beautifully caramelised bitter.
Want to run your own Beer day Britain event?
Managers and staff up and down the country are getting involved by dressing up their pubs to mark the occasion as well as hosting a variety of events.
We've developed an array of materials that you can order if you want to get involved. Click here to get in contact with us to make your order.
facts & cheat sheets
|We’ve included the main BDB logo, along with a ‘Cheers to Beer’ post for use on the day.|
We’ve also included the twoBeer Day Britain beer pump clips, so that if you’re serving them you can give them a push.
|We’ve created a number of posts for the build up to BeerDay Britain, including facts surrounding the day and a collection of images for use in encouraging people to get out and buy a beer on the day.|
|Our audience love a good fact, and over the last few years we’ve published a lot.|
We’ve collected some of the best for you to use on social and pique the interest of your locals.
We’ve also included our cheat sheets which give simple ways to pair beer and food.
Click here for facts
Click here for cheat sheets
|There are two Beer DayBritain videos for you to use.|
The first is a piece focusing on the breadth of beer available in the UK.
The second tells a little bit of the history of British Beer story.
We are encouraging all pubs to join in with out Thunderclap to try and get #CheersToBeer trending on June 15th.
To take part click the link below and sign up. We’ll send one tweet on your behalf at exactly the right time to get the day trending.
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