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Articles by Andy R

Lytton Arms, Old Knebworth

We’d like to welcome James Price as the new proprietor of the Lytton Arms, Old Knebworth. James arrived in late July after taking over from Tony & Gill Smith who have now retired from the trade.

James has aleady made his mark by reducing the price of the real ale – a refreshing move in this day and age![…Read on]

1st Bishops Stortford Real Ale Festival

Our CAMRA friends in the south east of Hertfordshire have organised the 1st Bishops Stortford Real Ale Festival for next weekend. It is open 11-11 on Friday 31st July and Saturday 1st August at the British Legion Club, 28 Windhill, Bishops Stortford, CM23 2NG. FREE admission for everyone! See www.heb-camra.org.uk/bsbf for more information.[…Read on]

Cricketers, Ickleford – The Icklefest!

The Cricketers, Ickleford has become a free house (once again) after being bought from Charles Wells.

To celebrate the Icklefest Beer Festival is taking place from the 30th July to 2nd August with plenty of cask ale and real cider.

Harpenden Beer Festival

The first CAMRA Harpenden Beer Festival is fast approaching. It takes place at the Eric Morecambe Hall, Harpenden Public Hall, Southdown Road, Harpenden, AL5 1PD on 26 & 27 June. Opening hours are 11am – 10:30pm.

See www.harpendenbeerfestival.com for further information.

Radcliffe Arms, Hitchin re-opens!

Friday 19th June saw the Radcliffe Arms, Walsworth Road, Hitchin re-open after a closure of alomst two years. When it did close we first thought it was gone for good but it is pleasing to see a local businessman purchase and completely refurbish it.

It is a bright and airy pub with a new conservatory and[…Read on]

Tomorrow! – Minibus trip round Herts Pubs of the Year

There are still some seats left on this great value trip visiting the candidates for Hertfordshire Pub of The Year.

The Half Moon Hitchin, The Old Cross Tavern Hertford, The Land of Liberty Peace and Plenty Heronsgate and The Rising Sun High Wych.

Pickup at Letchworth Shell Garage 11:50, Half Moon Hitchin 12:00 and Our Mutual Friend[…Read on]

Pub of the Year 2009 – Half Moon, Hitchin

We’re very pleased to announce that the Half Moon, Hitchin, is our Branch Pub of the Year for 2009.

Congratulations to Wendy, Howard & the team.

The presentation will made at 20:30 on the 9th May.

Branch Annual General Meeting

A reminder that the AGM is 8pm tomorrow (18th March) at the Three Horseshoes, Willian.

We do not have enough people on the Branch Committee so please consider volunteering for one of the roles.

Besides AGM business we’ll be announcing the Branch Pub of the Year.

Hitchin Beer and Cider Festival 2017

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From the Archives

Festival visitors enjoying some beer

Hitchin Festival Report

Branch Diary

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