Beer Exposed, Islington

What better way to end your week than with a nice cold beer or two? At Beer Exposed you’ll not only be able to choose from a selection of over 100 beers from 80 brewers around the world, but you’ll also be able to get expert advice on everything from micro-breweries to matching beer with food. Brewers attending the event include the renowned Anchor Steam from San Francisco, Poland’s Perla and Kombolcha from Ethiopia. Sample their beers alongside homegrown brews from the likes of Shepherd Neame, Harviestoun and the Freedom Brewery. Or try a bottle of award-winning Hadley’s made by Tony Hadley of Spandau Ballet fame.

Guided beer walks and talks with experts such as Square Meal contributor Ben McFarland and Roger Protz will steer you through the huge range on offer. There’s even something special for the ladies with female-only tasting tutorials with broadcaster Melissa Cole.