Steam & Beer

It’s Steam & Beer time again on 6-7th July a wide selection of real ales and ciders from across the UK will be available – while stocks last. Live music on Saturday and family fun on Sunday.


All passengers must buy their tickets and board the train from Sittingbourne Viaduct station, there will be no entry at Kemsley Down. Each journey takes around 15 mins. The beer tent is at Kemsley Down. A downloadable version of the timetable for each day will be available on this page.


Trains will run from 11am until late. You may download a copy of the timetable here nearer the time.

Food available all day from our cafe. In addition BBQ from 12 midday.

The music commences at 12pm with two-hour sets until 10pm:

  • details will appear here closer to the time


Trains will run from 11am until 5pm. The timetable may be downloaded here nearer the time. There will be lots of pirate fun with Captain Jack Sparrow – dress as a pirate for a prize!


Special fares apply for this event which include festival entrance and first pint (18+ only):

  • Adults (18+) – £12
  • Senior Citizens – £11
  • CAMRA Members – £11
  • Young Adults (aged 16-17) – £9
  • Children (aged 3-15) – £5.50
  • Infants (aged under 3) – free
  • SKLR Members
    • Adult members (18+) – £6
    • Young adult/child members – £2


The provisional beer list will be available to download here nearer the time.

For more information, please download our poster:

(coming soon!)