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22nd September 2023

Just one week before the inaugural edition of Gravity Beer Festival!

The newest Edinburgh’s Craft beer Festival will be taking over Summerhall next weekend with more than 60 beers pouring over its 4 sessions.

All your beers included! 

Gravity beer Festival is an “all inclusive” festival. With their ticket visitors will be given a branded glass, access to the beer halls and the possibility to sample anything on offer.

Visitors will be invited to work their way through the Beer List (responsibly of course) and try some of the best beers in the UK.

They’ll also have the chance to meet the brewers themselves and attend one of Gravity exclusive talks and tastings!

Wine lovers have not been forgotten by the organisers as festival sponsor Beer52 will bring some of their latest Wine52 releases.

About the festival Andrew Barnett from Barney’s Beer, co-organiser of the festival with Summerhall, said:

“I am really excited about next weekend. It’s not every day you get to try so many great beers in tip-top condition, poured by the people who make them, all in one great venue.”

Amber Cordiner Head of Events & Operation at Summerhall added:

“As we gear up to the first ever (of many – I am sure) Gravity Beer Festival, we’re reminded of everything we love about beer festivals… Brewers showcasing fantastic beer, sharing the stories and knowledge behind them, people discovering new tastes or finding comfort in the flavours they know they love.

We’ll also have some great local street food on offer in the courtyard so you can enjoy a bit to eat alongside your new (or old) favourite pint.”

Delicious food on offer

The team has selected the very best of Edinburgh’s food trucks to sustain all the hungry guests during the festival.

The already unmissable Summerhall very own “Summerhall Slices” pizzas will be joined by the latest burger sensation “BB Burger”. Created by the team behind the legendary Pitt Market, “BB Burger” is already on all the best foodies’ maps. Vegan options will be available.

Everyone Welcome 

Creators behind the event, Summerhall and Barney’s beer have made sure the festival will be a welcoming and safe space for everyone.

Non beer and non-alcoholic options will be offered at the Festival and Gravity Beer Festival is part of the Everyone Welcome Initiative.

There are just a few tickets left and if you haven’t picked up yours yet, head over to Summerhall’s website

See you there!

Full programme is available on Gravity’s website:

Tickets are on sale on Summerhall’s website:

Each session includes the access to the festival, a complementary glass, and samples from all the brewery stalls.

–       Friday 29th of September – 2pm to 5pm – £37.50

–       Friday 29th of September – 6pm to 10pm – £37.50

–       Saturday 30th of September – 12.30pm to 4.30pm – £37.50

–       Saturday 30th of September – 6pm to 10pm – £37.50

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Note to Editors

Contact Press: 

Amelie Tassin /


About Gravity Festival

Created by the teams behind Barney’s Beer and Summerhall, Edinburgh’s pioneering arts Village, Gravity Beer Festival will hold its very first edition at Summerhall on the 29th and 30th of September 2023.

With15 breweries from all around the UK and 60 lines of beers and cider pouring all weekend for a 1 500 people capacity, Gravity is set to be the Craft Beer event of the year in Scotland.

The teams have the ambition for Gravity to become an annual event that will place Edinburgh on the map of the best Craft Beer Festival in the UK.


Socials: @GravityBeerFest

About Barney’s Beer 

Established in 2012, Barney’s Beer is an award-winning microbrewery based at Summerhall Arts & Culture Centre, Edinburgh. Taking our inspiration from the creativity of the city that surrounds us – and picking up where the original Summerhall Brewery est. 1700s left off – at Barney’s Beer we simply aim to make beers we are proud to share.

Using only the best ingredients and traditional techniques and processes, Barney’s Beer has been supplying Edinburgh’s bars, restaurants, and bottle shops for over a decade. From modern takes on IPA, lagers, and Scotch Ales to Fruited Sour Beer and Imperial Stouts, our open-minded approach means our ambitions lie in improving and building upon our own skills and craft as opposed to growth at any cost.

Named Best Small Brewery in Scotland 2022 – Scottish Beer Awards

Andrew Barnett, founder of Barney’s Beers, named Best Brewer in Scotland 2022 – Scottish Beer Awards


Socials: @barneysbeer

About Summerhall Arts & Culture Centre

Summerhall is a venue for diverse programmes of visual and performing arts. It is home to a varied community of creative artists and businesses, including a restaurant/bar, café, brewery, and distillery.

Summerhall has fast become a key arts organisation in Edinburgh, at festival time and throughout the year. The aim is to be a major cultural destination where audiences meet and mix and where artists and performers are inspired to make and present their best work.


Socials: @Summerhallery

Contact Press: 

Amelie Tassin /


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