Hampshire’s Octoberfest 2013

Click here Visitor Information Sheet to download the Octoberfest Visitor Information Sheet – all you need to know about the event!

Don’t worry about the weather – there’s loads to do in the dry. See the Site Plan for full details…

Over 150 Beers, Ciders and Wine, and Live Music all weekend, plus full entry to Milestones Museum!!

Click here to view all the beers and ciders that will be available!

Friday 11th to Sunday 13th October at Milestones Museum Festival Site

Hampshire’s OctoberFest 2013 is a celebration of Hampshire’s finest Beer and Food producers brought to you by Hampshire Museums and Galleries Trust.

Based at The Milestones Museum and adjacent parkland the festival showcases a large range of producers selling great food, beers and cider.

There is a full programme of demonstrations, exhibitions, craft workshops as well as live music and dance, street entertainment, traditional games, competitions and children’s activities.

A great family day out where you taste, buy and learn about local produce, sample Hampshire’s finest beers and experience all the sights and sounds of a traditional County Fayre.

Events and activities throughout the weekend

  • Over 150 different Hampshire beers, ciders and wine!
  • Craft, Gift and Food Marquee selling a wide variety of local crafts, gifts and produce
  • Includes entry to Milestones Museum
  • Over 90 Penny Arcade slot machines and games
  •  Old Tyme Funfair
  • Straw Matting Machine + Workman’s Hut
  • Steam engines and Taskers Wagon
  • Staunton Country Park Petting Farm
  • Hawk Walk Bird of Prey Static display
  • Face Painting
  • Pony Magic Rides
  • Hampshire Vintage Cycle Club
  • The Incredible Edible Company:
  • Dignity Barrel Organ
  • Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
  • Star Rescue
  • Idle Cans
  • Victorian School
  • The Heroes Storybook
  • The Edge Project
  • Leather Cutting demonstration
  • Jewellery workshop
  • Make and Take workshops
  • 1940s Sweet Shop
  • Basingstoke Canal Society and Canal Art
  • My Beautitude Photo Booth
  • Hants and Berks Classic Car Club

Save £11.90 when you buy a Family Ticket in advance!

keep-dogs-on-lead-150x200mm-bjaNPlease note that well behaved dogs only are allowed within the Octoberfest site. Dogs cannot be taken into any of the buildings or covered areas, and must be continually supervised on a lead.

Guide dogs are very welcome.

Please note that ticket prices are just a little higher than the normal price to reflect the wide range of Octoberfest activities taking place throughout the museum.

Milestones annual & Life members and Culture All passport holders are offered a 20% discount off each on the day ticket, on presentation of their pass on the day only. Not valid for group rates. Please note that vouchers, discounts or nay other membership card are not valid for this event.

Milestones annual & Life members and Culture all, plus any other vouchers, discounts or any other membership pass is not valid for the Works Night.

Please click here to view our Refund Policy

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Ticket price includes entry to the magnificent Milestones Museum.

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