Dinner and Awards Evening

Great Northern Section Annual Dinner 2022

FRIDAY, 14th October 2022 - 18.30 for 19.30 BST to Start 

By the Great Northern Section

FRIDAY, 14th October 2022 

18.30 for a 19.30 BST Start - Bar Closes at Midnight


The Biscuit Factory

16 Stoddart Street

Newcastle upon Tyne


Dress Code: ‘Dress to Impress’


The Great Northern Section Chairman, Mark Slater, Head Brewer at T&R Theakston, invites you to attend this year’s Great Northern Section Dinner and award evening to celebrate the IBD exam successes. Mark will be joined by guest speaker Simon Theakston, Managing Director of T&R Theakston.

Join us at this unique venue in Newcastle, where you can enjoy a welcome drink whilst exploring the gallery. Taste free cask and craft keg beer from the Great Northern Section brewers, 
meet with colleagues from across the industry and allied trades and celebrate the hard work of those taking IBD exams. 

Dinner will follow in the Biscuit Room with an adjacent bar serving complimentary beer from within the Section, including one brewed by our younger members.


£75 + vat (£90)

£55 +vat (£66) for retired members and successful IBD exam candidates

Individual tickets, along with tables of up to 12 are available for booking by contacting Secretary Jayne Hewitt at ibdgns@ibd.org.uk

A reduced rate ticket is available if you have completed an IBD exam in the last 12 months.

Please note the strict deadline for tickets is Friday, 30th September.

Free parking at the venue. The Biscuit Factory is approx. 1 mile from Newcastle railway station