Face to Face Talk & Brewery Visit

Farm Diversification - Rivington Brewery

THURSDAY, 12th May 2022 - 18:30 - 21:30 BST

By the Great Northern Section

THURSDAY, 12th May 2022 - 18:30 - 21:30 BST


Rivington Brewery

Home Farm
Horrobin Lane
Rivington- Lancashire
PR6 9HE - England


Join the Great Northern Section at the Rivington Brewery to learn about their farm diversification experience and the steps from farm to brewery and taproom.

All the IBD members are invited to attend this free event, especially those young members preparing for the IBD General Certificate in Brewing exam. Two of their brewers, Billy Taylor and Jack Smith are preparing for the May exam and they would like to share learning tips and experiences. 

Rivington Brewery is a modern craft brewery and taproom founded in 2014 focusing on innovative modern beer styles. They draw inspiration from the past and global trends while keeping a clear local focus. They concentrate on making the best beer in styles for the people in the local communities.

Why you should attend: 

  • Learn how to diversify a farm and create a brewery and taproom for the local community
  • Be part of a professional local community
  • Create a local group to prepare for the IBD exams


  • Ben Stubbs - Owner - Rivington Brewery
  • Billy Taylor - Brewer - Rivington Brewery
  • Jack Smith - Brewer - Rivington Brewery

Interested to attend: Please get in touch at ibdgns@ibd.org.uk