Branch Diary

This page is for all official Branch, Regional and National CAMRA events See the Events Calendar page for all other events in and around our area Updated 16th May 2019

  • Stockport Beer & Cider Festival Thursday 30 May – Saturday 1 June 2019 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

  • Branch Presentation Saturday 1 June 2019 13:00 Cherry Tree Cricket Club

    Congratulations to the Cherry Tree Cricket Club, for the winning the Blackburn with Darwen Area Club of the Year award for 2019. Come along with the presentation taking place at 1pm

  • Leeds Beer Festival Thursday 6 – Saturday 8 June 2019 Leeds CAMRA

    Over 100 real ales and 20 ciders & perries. Held at Leeds Beckett Students’ Union Bar on the corner of Woodhouse Lane, LS1 3HE. Just a 12 minute walk from the rail station or 4 minutes from Millennium Square and Merrion Centre, which is served by loads of buses.

    Walk-in admission at every session includes entry fee, programme, glass (£3 refundable) and £10 beer tokens (refundable). Thu 11-4 £13 & 5-11 £16, Fri & Sat 11-11 £18. CAMRA members and students receive £3 discount at all times except Thu 11-4. FREE pint for CAMRA Young Members (18-30) − bring ID with DOB.

    More Info: www.leedsbeerfestival.co.uk

  • *New* Branch Meeting Thursday 6 June 2019 New Brew-m

    Come along to the bi-monthly meeting to see what's happening across the East Lancs Area. Meeting starts at 19:45 prompt

  • Bolton CAMRA Beer & Cider Week 2019 Friday 7 – Sunday 16 June 2019 Bolton CAMRA

    Bolton Branch of The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) are excited to announce the launch of Bolton Beer and Cider Week from 7th to 16th June 2019.

    Various events being held accross the Bolton area finishing with The annual Rivington Beer walk which assembles at 1.30 at the forecourt of The Brewery Bar, Horwich, giving some time to sample Horwich’s fabulous pubs beforehand. A relatively easy 2 mile walk will take us to Liverpool Castle and the Rivington Reservoir shore to the quirky Rivington pub (aka the Rivvy Bowling Club) with its large bowling green and fabulous lake views. The final stop will be Rivington Brew Co’s Tap Beneath the Trees serving acclaimed beers, additional surprises and Mama Sue’s Deep South Soul Food..

    See https://bolton.camra.org.uk/bolton-beer-cider-week-2019/ for details

  • Branch Social & Presentation Saturday 8 June 2019 Ribble Valley Area

    *Not many spaces left* Join us for the annual Ribble Valley pub crawl by coach, which this year includes a presentation for the East Lancs Pub of the Year 2019 to the Swan with Two Necks in Pendleton, with the presentation taking place around 2.30pm. To book a seat please call Peter Clegg, on 07964-258360 or email ku.gro.armac.scnaltsae@laicos. Cost likely to be approx £11. Guests welcome.

  • Chorlton Beer & Cider Festival Thursday 11 – Saturday 13 July 2019 Trafford and Hulme CAMRA

    Held at St Clement's Church, Edge Lane, Chorlton. 150 different real ales, craft beers, world beers, ciders and perries. Thursday quiet night, Friday and Saturday live music. Opening times Thursday 6pm – 10.30pm, Friday: 6pm – 10.30pm, Saturday: 1pm – 9.30pm

    Entry each day costs £5 on the gate which includes your festival glass and a festival programme with tasting notes for the 150+ beers, ciders and perries available. Beer tokens are available separately. Advance packages for each day are available at £14 which includes your festival glass, £10 of beer tokens and a festival programme. A season ticket is available giving entry to all three days for £20, including £10 of beer tokens

    See https://chorltonbeerfestival.org.uk/ for all details

  • Branch Social Saturday 13 July 2019 Keighley & Saltaire

    The Clitheroe Beer Festival Volunteers trip to Keighley and Saltaire is now open for everyone so don’t worry if you didn’t volunteer and non CAMRA members are welcome.

    To book a seat please contact Peter Clegg asap as there’s only a few spaces left, on 07964-258360 or email ku.gro.armac.scnaltsae@laicos. Cost is £10 per person. Pickup times will be announced in due course.

  • Great British Beer Festival Tuesday 6 – Saturday 10 August 2019 Olympia, London

    The Great British Beer Festival is one of the biggest, most exciting and well-known events in the beer and cider world. Organised by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) it brings hundreds of real ales, international beers and real ciders and perries under the iconic Olympia roof.

    Visit https://gbbf.org.uk/ for all details

  • Branch Social Saturday 10 August 2019 Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway

    Meet up in Skipton from 11am then we’ll make our way to the Embsay Railway Station on the shuttle bus for the Real Ale Weekend. More details closer to the time but see https://www.embsayboltonabbeyrailway.org.uk/events/real-ale-weekend for more details.

  • Calderdale Beer & Cider Festival Thursday 26 – Saturday 28 September 2019 Halifax & Calderdale CAMRA

    50+ Beers, Ciders & Perries from your favourite regions and from around the UK. PLUS Viaduct Bar, Gin Bar & Hot/Cold Food.

    NEW VENUE FOR 2019: Viaduct Theatre, Dean Clough, Halifax. A unique, quirky & unusual new Venue in a historic industrial building with character. 7 mins walk from bus station, 12 from train station. **PAY ON THE DOOR - NO ADVANCE TICKETS**

  • West Pennines Regional Meeting - November 2019 Saturday 23 November 2019 Venue To Be Confirmed

    Mark your diaries now to find out what's happening accross the West Pennies area. Venue and further details to be confirmed in due course

  • 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.