A brief history of the Beer & Fizz Festival

Like so many good ideas, beliefs and opinions (religious, political and otherwise!), the idea for the Festival began with a conversation between two friends over a few pints, and then grew as others became involved and bought into the idea to make it a reality.

The priest and the publican both try to create a space where all feel welcome, where all are accepted for who they are, and a space where community is encouraged, built and strengthened. We both want to offer a place for friendship and companionship, for discussion and debate, for sorrow and for celebration. So for those of you who have never had a few pints of decent ale in a church before and are maybe feeling a bit reticent, just remember we really are on common ground! 

Now in it’s 5th year, St Saviour’s Beer & Fizz Festival continues to grow, and has sparked spin-off events at other times of the year: our 2-day Harvest Festival in mid September, regular gigs with local bands & musicians, and new for 2023 a monthly visit by the Street Food Heroes between March and September!

If you can’t find the information you’re looking for here then get in touch – and come along as soon as you can. We’d love to see you!

Fr Richard, Vicar


Richard Watson at the beer and fizz festival
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St Saviour's

Beer & Fizz Festival

St Saviour’s Church  |  25 Sandpit Lane  |  St Albans  |  AL1 4DF

Ask for Clive - St Albans Beer Festival 2022