Cider & Perry Campaigning Milestones

We've been supporting real cider and perry in the UK with over 25 years of campaigning. In the last quarter of a decade we've been very busy.

1988

CAMRA forms the specialist Cider & Perry (APPLE) committee. More Info
First Cider & Perry Championships are held. These awards recognise excellence in cider & perry production and are still take place annually. More Info

1990

CAMRA organised the first of four major Cider & Perry exhibitions in London.  

1998

CAMRA established the annual Pomona Award to recognise outstanding achievements in the promotion of real cider and perry. More Info

2003

The first month long celebration of cider & perry was set up and this now takes place in October every year. More Info

2005

CAMRA named the first national Cider Pub of the Year, more and more pubs are now nominated for this award. (2013 winner: The Railway Arms, Downham Market). More Info

2009

CAMRA launches the 'Real Cider Sold Here' sticker scheme. We now list over 1,400 pubs that stock real cider and perry all year. More Info

2010

Our Local Cider & Local Perry pump clip crowners began appearing around the country. Look out for them at a bar near you.

 

We published Cider, a lavishly illustrated celebration of real cider in the UK.

 

2013

We continue to lobby National and European Government to change policy and legislation to benefit real cider and perry producers and consumers.

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2014

A petition with over 20,000 signatures is presented to 10 Downing Street asking the Government to reject EU calls for increased duty on small UK cider producers.