Tickets for CAMRA’s Great British Beer Festival, returning to Olympia London from 6-10 August, are now on sale.
The Wonston Arms, a small community pub nestled in the heart of a Hampshire village, has been named the best in the country in CAMRA’s prestigious National Pub of the Year Awards 2018, the most respected and well-known pub accolade in the UK.
Following three great years in Norwich, the Great British Beer Festival Winter will next year move to Birmingham as part of its three-year rotation around the country.
Lacons Brewery has scooped gold in CAMRA’s Champion Winter Beer of Britain competition with ‘Audit Ale’, an 8% ABV Barley Wine packed with berry fruit and spices.
The Campaign for Real Ale has announced its new chairman-elect as Nik Antona, who will take on the leadership of the organisation following its Members’ Weekend, AGM and Conference to be held in Dundee in April.
The latest pub closure figures from CAMRA reveal that 14 pubs are closing their doors each week, prompting the real ale consumer’s champion to renew calls for fundamental action to Save Our Pubs.
A day of political division saw an unlikely agreement emerge as MPs from across the political spectrum called for meaningful reform of business rates at a Parliamentary debate on the future of Britain’s pubs.
Chris Stringer, CAMRA’s Regional Director for Surrey and Sussex sadly passed away last week. Chris was a very well-known, well-respected and much-loved volunteer who dedicated nearly 30 years of volunteering for the Campaign, most recently representing members across the Surrey and Sussex region.
Campaigners in Somerset who saved a 150-year-old village pub from closure have been awarded CAMRA’s prestigious Pub Saving Award, recognising the communities that work hard to keep their beloved locals open.
The Campaign for Real Ale will welcome the New Year by appointing a new Chief Executive and Deputy Chief Executive.