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Oktoberfest in Swindon

Oktoberfest is an annual German celebration originating from the royal marriage between King Ludwig I of Bavaria and Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen in Munich.

These days Oktoberfest is celebrated far and wide and is the perfect opportunity to enjoy traditional Bavarian food, drink and entertainment. If you’re looking for ways to celebrate Oktoberfest in Swindon, this guide has you covered! Take a read for the inside scoop on where’s best for all the beers, bratwursts and folk music across Swindon in 2024 and get ready to don your lederhosen and raise your stein!


Broadtown Brewery Oktoberfest

About: The big Broadtown Brewery Oktoberfest is back! Don your lederhosen and join the celebrations at Broadtown Brewery - Hop Chapel and Hop Gardens on Saturday 30th September, for one (or both) of their Oktoberfest sessions. stockers_street_food will be cooking up a German-themed street food storm throughout both sessions!

Venue: The Hop Chapel, Broadtown Brewery, SN4 7RB

Telephone Number: 07889078648

Date/Time: Saturday 30th September 2 - 6pm or 7 - 11pm

Price: £15 per person. Includes a pint of the ale of your choosing, plus your very own BTB commemorative glass to take home with you.



Swindon CAMRA Beer Festival

About: Organised by West Dorset Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA), the 35th Swindon Beer Festival is set in the Great Western Hall of the STEAM Museum featuring 90 beers and a range of cider. There will be entertainment on the Thursday evening and Saturday.
Camra members receive £3 worth of tokens on presenting membership card. Food available at all sessions.
Payment at the door available for all sessions except Friday evening. That requires an advance ticket purchase.

Venue: STEAM Museum

Date/Time: 19th to 21st October

Price: From £10


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Swindon MECA Oktoberfest

About: Taking place inside what is set to be one of Europe’s Largest indoor events for a Bavarian style festival inside The MECA including a showcase of some of the best and authentic oompah bands from around the world across both sessions. Plus a large selection of traditional German foods plus those all-important steins!

Venue: Meca Swindon, SN1 1PR

Telephone Number: 01793 251111

Date/Time: October 21st at 6pm

Price: From £16


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The Methuen Arms Oktoberfest

About: This stunning Georgian coaching inn set in the heart of the Wiltshire countryside boasts bags of character so we think that their Oktoberfest event will be great! Enjoy Bratwurst from their Asado Grill, a traditional Oompah Band, Oktoberfest fun & games, and there will be a best dressed competition.

Venue: The Methuen Arms, Corsham, SN13 0HB

Telephone number: 01249 717060

Date/Time: Friday 29th September - 5pm-10.30pm

Price: £20pp


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