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Stevenage Beer & Cider Festival 2018

Not long to go now!

Stevenage Beer & Cider Festival, Arts & Leisure Centre.

5-11pm Thursday 1st February, noon-11pm Friday 2nd February, noon-11pm Saturday 3rd February.

Entrance £3, Free to CAMRA members.

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VOLUNTEERS WANTED – for Stevenage Beer & Cider Festival 2018. All help from CAMRA members is welcomed, whether setting up the festival, working during the festival or helping to take down afterwards.

Volunteers are required on all days from Tuesday 30 January to Sunday 4 February and there are rewards (T shirt, beer tokens, cider tokens, etc) whether you work a few hours or every day (the more hours the more rewards!).
All the registration / reward details are here: http://sbcf.azurewebsites.net/

See you there!

January 2018 social events

Happy new year!

January Events

Wednesday 17th January – Stevenage Social starts at 8pm in first pub.

  • Dun Cow, Letchmore Road
  • Old Town Bar, High Street
  • Rump & Wade, High Street
  • Marquis of Lorne, High Street

Saturday 20th January – Mini Bus Trip

  • Plume of Feathers, Little Wymondley
  • Hermit of Redcoats, Titmore Green
  • Crown, Aston[…Read on]

Save the Windmill campaign continues

The Campaign to reopen the Windmill in Charlton continues this Monday with an al fresco event from 7.30pm. Bring your own beer & wrap up well!

Thanks to The Comet for the article, which includes an interview with our own Malcolm Chapman.

http://www.thecomet.net/news/chestnuts-to-roast-on-open-fire-for-charlton-s-save-the-windmill-campaign-1-5321015[…Read on]

Festival glassware with a message

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The festival glassware for the Stevenage Beer & Cider Festival 2018 carries an important message. We are proud that the glassware is the first festival glassware to carry a message of support for a campaign to reopen a pub – specifically the Save Our Station Pub (Knebworth) campaign. More details about that campaign here http://www.stationpub.org.uk/ or [...Read on]

Volunteers wanted for Stevenage Beer & Cider Festival 2018

VOLUNTEERS WANTED – for Stevenage Beer & Cider Festival 2018. All help from CAMRA members is welcomed, whether setting up the festival, working during the festival or helping to take down afterwards.

Volunteers are required on all days from Tuesday 30 January to Sunday 4 February and there are rewards whether you work a few[…Read on]

Social events, December 2017

Monday 4th December  – Open Branch Meeting/Social, The Orange Tree, Baldock from 8pm.
All members welcome. A chance to chat to the branch committee about anything beer, cider and events (local and national).

Saturday 9th December – Minibus Trip to GBG 2019 “long list” pubs

  • Countryman, Chipping
  • Blind Fiddler, Anstley
  • Fox, Aspenden
  • Boot, Dane End
  • […Read on]

Good Beer Guide 2019 – long list announced

This is the branch’s Good Beer Guide 2019 long list of 30 pubs (actually 39 pubs due to the score cut off point). These are the top contenders for inclusion into next year’s 2019 GBG.

The selection of the short list will take place in the first week in January 2018 based on[…Read on]

Save the Cabinet campaign – public meeting 29 November

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A public meeting has been called by Reed Parish Council on Wednesday 29 November at Reed Village Hall, starting at 8pm. The Save The Cabinet campaign are encouraging everyone to attend in order to demonstrate clear public support for an initiative designed to help get our pub back. More details can be found on their website:  http://www.savethecabinet.uk/news.htm    

The Red Lion in Breachwood Green is in the 2018 Good Beer Guide!

One of our North Herts pubs – which was selected by CAMRA members to appear in the 2018 Good Beer Guide – has unfortunately been wrongly identified by the publishers in the 2018 Guide and the GBG app.

The publishers have shown it in error as the Brown Bear, Breachwood Green, instead of the[…Read on]

November Social Events

Two events coming up for November:

Saturday 18th November – Minibus Trip
Visiting 5 pubs on the Good Beer Guide long list.
£5 members, £8 non-members. Pickups from 6pm, Stevenage, Hitchin, Letchworth, Baldock & East Herts.
Book via socialsecretary@camranorthherts.org.uk.

Thursday 23rd November – Letchworth Social – starts at 7.30pm in first pub.
Crafty’s, Leys Avenue
Garden[…Read on]

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