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The Awards Night

CPoTY Presentaion

The great and the good gathered at the Orange Tree, Baldock on Friday evening 28th August for the presentation of no less than six CAMRA awards! Tara receiving Cider of the Year award from Gill First up were two presentations to Apple Cottage Cider, our local cider producer, who won both the 2015 Hertfordshire Cider and Perry competitions which [...Read on]

All day Sunday opening – Began 20 years ago

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How amazing, it’s only twenty years ago this year when pubs were first allowed to open all day on a Sunday. Prior to this they had to close at three and they could open again at seven, but on Sunday 6 August 1995 all that changed. Brian Mason, past Chairman of the branch reminisces “I remember it [...Read on]

Obituary – Paul Danter

It is with sadness that we have to report the death of Paul Danter who, with his wife Roz, have been licensees of the Tally Ho, Barkway for over a decade. Paul passed away on Easter Monday. He was a proud supporter of real ale and demostrated this by stocking beers from Buntingford Brewery who brew just a short way away. […Read on]

Letchworth Beer & Cider Festival – Cask Beer List

The cask beer list for the festival  is now posted. Go to the 2010 Letchworth festival page for the link.

Local pub festivals updated

The festivals page has been updated to include pub festivals through to the end of September.

Hitchin 2010 Beer & Cider Festival – Opens Today

We’re all set for the biggest one yet, over 20% more stock than last year.

Open from noon on the 12th and 11am on the 13th

891 gallons of real ale, 100 gallons of cider and 520 litres of imported beer!


Hitchin 2010 Beer & Cider Festival

All the beer, cider etc has arrived and we’re getting ready to open at noon on Friday 12th.

See you then?

Hitchin 2010 Beer & Cider Festival

Less than five days until the Hitchin sees the best ever Beer & Cider Festival.

The Town Hall is the venue for an amazing range of British & Foreign Beer, Cider and Perry.

Keith Hoskins of Hitchin Initiative will formally open the event on Friday afternoon.

See the festival webpage for  more information and a beer[…Read on]

Letchworth Beer & Cider Festival

Just days to go until we open the doors on our annual beer & cider festival at Plinson in Letchworth. We’ve got a really good selection of beers, ciders and perrys for you to try. Doors open at 5pm on Thursday 17th September.

Click the link at the top of the page for more detail.[…Read on]

Hertfordshire Pubs Week

It’s not long now to Hertfordshire Pubs Week?

CAMRA’s Hertfordshire branches have arranged a passport scheme covering 35 pubs in the county. Customers collect passport stamps in participating pubs each time they order a pint of real ale. When participants have visited 10 pubs and collected their individual stamps they will receive a free pass to[…Read on]

Hitchin Beer and Cider Festival 2017

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