Branch & CAMRA Diary

Official Branch, Regional and National CAMRA events are listed here See the East Lancs Events Calendar page for all events in and around our area Updated 2nd February

  • Wigan Beer Festival 2020 Thursday 5 – Saturday 7 March 2020 Wigan CAMRA

    Held at the Robin Park Arena, opposite the DW Stadium. Free shuttle buses operate between the town centre and the festival venue (donations welcome for the upkeep of the buses and service provided by the Wigan Transport Trust)

    Over 70 real ales, draught foreign beers, cider and perry, live entertainment, games and tombola and a variety of food stalls. For the first time this year, the festival will also be operating a gin and prosecco bar.

    Open Thursday 17:30-23:00, Friday 12:00-23:00, Saturday 11:30-21.30. CAMRA members free all sessions. Non-CAMRA free on Thursday, Friday - £1 before 6pm and £3 after 6pm, All day Saturday £2

    See https://beerfestival.wigancamra.org.uk/for all details

  • Branch Social: Coach Trip Around Rossendale Saturday 14 March 2020 Rossendale Area

    Mark the date in your diaries for a coach trip around Rossendale's hard to get to pubs. Pick up will be at Casked, Rawtenstall at 12.00pm

    Register your interest now by emailing Pete Clegg, Social Secretary, via ku.gro.armac.scnaltsae@laicos

  • Lancashire Branches Social 2020 Saturday 21 March 2020 Cumbria Branches Area

    Meet up for this year's regional social event at Hogarths, Lancaster (formerly Varsity, Oscar's) 9 George Street, LA1 1XQ from 12:30 for a social meander around some of Lancaster's finest establishments

  • Members’ Weekend, AGM & Conference 2020 Friday 3 – Sunday 5 April 2020 York

    Start planning your trip now

    Each year CAMRA’s Members’ Weekend, AGM & Conference welcomes around 1,000 members who come to meet up, discuss policy, vote in the AGM, visit recommended pubs and breweries and socialise in the Members’ Bar. By locating the event in a different area each year, the local CAMRA Branch can showcase the area’s best breweries and pubs, giving members the chance to discover and enjoy great beers and ciders from their region. Keep up to date at agm.camra.org.uk

  • Isle of Man Beer Festival 2020 Thursday 9 – Saturday 11 April 2020 Isle of Man CAMRA

    Join our friends over the water for the 9th Isle of Man Beer and Cider festival held at Villa Marina, Douglas. They will have over 150 different beers, ciders and fruit wines from across the British Isles for your pleasure.

    Visit www.iombeerfestival.com for more information!

  • Oldham Beer Festival 2020 Friday 17 – Saturday 18 April 2020 Rochdale, Oldham and Bury CAMRA

    The Oldham Beer Festival will take place at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, West St, Oldham OL1 1QJ.

    More details to follow or visit https://rob.camra.org.uk

  • West Pennines Regional Meeting May 2020 Saturday 9 May 2020 Cumbria Branches Area

    Mark your diaries for the next WP meeting, in May 2020, which will be held in the Cumbria region at the Hawkshead Beer Hall, Mill Yard, Staveley, Kendal LA8 9LR.

    Confirmation of the start time will be announced in due course.

  • Clitheroe Beer Festival 2020 Thursday 14 – Saturday 16 May 2020 Assembly Hall of St Michael and St Johns, Clitheroe

    Mark the date now for the 13th Clitheroe Beer Festival.

    CBF returns in 2020 for our 13th Festival - lucky for some if not all! Expect 60+ cask ales, a well stocked key keg bar, real ciders and perries - and NEW for 2020 - a Gin & Rum bar. Thurs preview evening 4.30pm-9.30pm. Friday & Saturday 12pm-11pm. £3 entry, FREE for CAMRA members. Hot food available, music on Friday & Saturday evenings. Sponsorship opportunities with great benefits, starts at just £75 to sponsor a barrel. Contact us for more info!

  • Skipton Beer Festival 2020 Thursday 28 – Saturday 30 May 2020 Keighley & Saltaire CAMRA

    The 14th Skipton Beer Festival is again to be held at Ermysted's Grammar School.

    More details to follow when available or visit https://skiptonbeerfestival.camra.org.uk

  • Stockport Beer & Cider Festival 2020 Thursday 28 – Saturday 30 May 2020 Stockport and South Manchester CAMRA

    Held at Edgeley Park Football Ground, Stockport. 200+ beers, ciders and perrys, live music (and plenty of seats)

    Thursday - Trade Session (invite only): 3.30pm - 5.30pm Evening: 5.30pm - 11.00pm £3. Free entry for CAMRA members all day

    Friday - Lunch: Noon - 4.00pm £3 Evening: 4.00pm - 11.00pm £5 Free entry for CAMRA members until 7pm £3 after

    Saturday - Open all day: Noon - 11.00pm Admission: £3 Free entry for CAMRA members all day

    See https://www.stockportfestival.org.uk/ for all details

  • Lancashire Branches Meeting July 2020 *TBC* Saturday 11 July 2020 Venue To Be Confirmed

    Mark your diaries now for the next Lancashire Branches meeting held here our very own East Lancs Region!

    Come along to find out what's happening CAMRAwise across the Lancashire Region.

    Papers for the meeting will be uploaded to the Members' Area of the West Pennines website , but if you wish these to be emailed to you (and are not already on the distribution list) contact Maggie at moc.liamg@armacscnal.

  • West Pennines Regional Meeting November 2020 Saturday 14 November 2020 Lancashire Branches Area

    Please note change of date! The 21st November clashes with the NERD (National Executives & Regional Directors) meeting.

    Mark your diaries for the West Pennines meeting to be held in November 2020, which will be held at the Black Horse, Friargate, Preston. Meet 12:30 for 1pm.

    Further information to follow in due course.