At the Victory Show ground, near Foxlands Farm, Cosby, Leicestershire, LE9 1SG.


The Leicester Lions Beer Festival is happening the weekend after the Victory Show. Information about The Victory Show and the 1940s themed Dinner Dance on Friday 31st August and Saturday 1st September is available here.


Limited parking available – you might wish to consider getting a taxi or a lift to the Beer Festival.


You will need to purchase drinks tokens when in the marquee, which can be exchanged for drinks at the bar. 1 token = 1/2 pint or soft drink; 2 tokens = 1 (125ml) glass of wine.


Payment (for drinks tokens and entrance) by Cash or Contactless debit card. Please buy your entrance tickets in advance to help us plan for the event (see below).

Victory Showground Marquee
Leicester Lions Beer Festival 2018
Sunny afternoon in Leicester

FRIDAY 7 SEPT:    5pm - 11pm

SATURDAY 8 SEPT:    12pm - 11pm


We will have a selection of guest ales (these details will be updated nearer to the time of the Festival). Cider, wine and soft drinks also available.


Hot and cold food will also be available.


Beer Festival 1/2 pint souvenir beer 'glass' costs £1 (purchase at the entrance when paying for your beer tokens).


Your Beer Festival entrance ticket will be exchanged for a wrist band and will entitle you to attend on both Friday 7th and Saturday 8th September.


All profits will be donated to the charity PROSTaid.


£2 Tickets bought in advance help us with planning preparations so please use the PayPal button below to buy your ticket(s). We will post your ticket(s) to the address on your PayPal account (65p P&P charge applies per order).

£4 Tickets can be bought at the door, subject to marquee capacity.

Please consider buying your tickets online though!

Buy Tickets



Drinks tokens can be bought inside the marquee (£1.50 per token) and exchanged for drinks at the bar (no cash will be accepted at the bar).


1 token for a soft drink

1 token for 1/2 pint of beer/cider

2 tokens for 125ml glass of wine


Many thanks to the following companies for sponsoring this event. Visit their website to find out more about them.

Everards Brewery Berkeley Burke Excel Windows Churchgate Auctions Sharman Fielding Absolute Health Clinic Greens Consultancy Waitrose

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We regularly collect and distribute your spare food items to help struggling families and elderly people, especially over Christmas.

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Social Events

Lions clubs have regular social events - it's not all work! Join us for one of our socials to get to know us. Events include 10-pin bowling, Ghost Walks, Theatre and Museum visits, Crazy Golf and many more!

Lions Clubs International

Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest service club organization with more than 1.4 million members in more than 45,000 clubs in over 200 countries and geographical areas around the world. Lions meet the needs of local communities and the world every day because they share a core belief – to serve their community.


Blaby & District Lions Club meets at Enderby Social Club, Coleridge Drive, Enderby on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. E: ask@blabylions.org.uk T: 0116 275 1567.


Oadby & Wigston Lions Club meets at Glen Gorse Golf Club, Oadby on the 3rd Monday of each month. E: owlionsclub@live.co.uk T: 07952 979329


Leicester Charnwood meets at The Stage Hotel, 299 Leicester Road, Wigston, LE18 1JW on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month. E: secretary@leicestercharnwood.lions105e.org.uk


Leicester Host meets at Leicester Golf Club, Evington Lane, Leicester, LE5 6DJ. E: secretary@leicesterhost.lions105e.org.uk


If you would like to join us or find out how you can spend a few hours a month serving your community, please get in touch.

Supported by Rotary Club of Lutterworth Wycliffe

Rotary Club

"A friendly club of 29 members based in the South Leicestershire Market Town of Lutterworth... We take great pride in the Rotary motto 'Service above Self' "


The Club celebrated 30 years of service in February 2017 and during that time it has made a real contribution to our local community and has raised significant funds for domestic charities and international good causes.


The club welcomes men and women members who share the same common goal. To enjoy friendship and, at the same time, to do something worthwhile in the community. The priorities being community service (both nationally & internationally), the support of local charities and the development of our young people.


You would be more than welcome to come along to one of our meetings to see for yourself! However, to ensure that there is a meal on the table for you, you will need to contact us in advance - via our Secretary Eddie Hemsley.


Rotary Club of Lutterworth Wycliffe meets at We meet Mondays at 7.30pm at the Greyhound Inn, Market Street, Lutterworth LE17 4EJ.


Please sponsor this event and promote your local business! Get in touch today

PROSTaid Charity

PROSTaid was started in 2006. We are a local, registered, independent prostate & prostate cancer charity, based in Wigston, Leicestershire. PROSTaid covers Leicestershire, Rutland and Northamptonshire; we rely on donations and bequests to continue our work and receive no government funding. We are run by prostate cancer patients, families, friends and urological professionals.

PROSTaid charity

We hope you will join us for the 2018 Beer Festival and help us raise funds for PROSTaid.

- Roger Smith, President (Blaby & District Lions Club) -

If you would like to become a sponsor please Contact Us

Email enquiries can be sent to ask@blabylions.org.uk
Business correspondence should be addressed to Blaby & District Lions Club, 1 Wynton Close, Blaby, Leicester LE8 4HG


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