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December Events

Wednesday 7th December – Stevenage Social starts at 8pm in first pub.

  • Standard Bearer, Danestrete
  • Old Post Office, Danestrete
  • Chequers, High Street
  • Red Lion, High Street

Friday 16th December – Hitchin Xmas Social starts at 7.30 in first pub.

  • Albert, Walsworth Road
  • Radcliffe, Walsworth Road
  • Victoria, Ickleford Road
  • Red Hart, Bucklesbury
  • The Half Moon, Queen Street
  • […Read on]

Good Beer Guide 2018 branch pub selection

We are now 10 months into the 12 month Good Beer Guide 2018 selection period and it is where we usually take stock of where we are and generate the selection “long list”. The list attached below, in alphabetical order, shows the current leaders for our branch selection based on the average beer scores entered[…Read on]

Hertford’s Annual Autumn Ale Trail

South Herts Camra annual ale trail around Hertford (a beer festival on the move) takes place on 26 November calling at:

  • 1.00pm Hertford Club, Bull Plain (c)(f)
  • 1.45pm Old Barge, The Folly (c)(f)
  • 2.30pm White Hart, Salisbury Square (f)
  • 3.15pm Duncombe Arms, Railway Street (c)(f)
  • 4.00pm Quiet Man, Fore Street
  • 4.45pm White Horse, Castle[…Read on]

Minibus trip 19/11 – pubs confirmed

Here is the list of pubs for the minibus trip this Saturday 19 November, as decided at the branch’s open meeting yesterday.

  • Countryman, Chipping
  • Crown, Buntingford
  • Blind Fiddler, Anstey
  • Three Tuns, Great Hormead
  • Axe & Compasses, Braughing
  • Crown & Falcon, Puckeridge

£5 members, £8 non-members. Pickups from 6pm, Stevenage, Hitchin, Letchworth, Baldock & East Herts. Book[…Read on]

REMINDER: Mini Bus Trip – GBG 2018

Saturday 19th November – Mini Bus Trip
Reviewing Good Beer Guide long list of pubs.
£5 members, £8 non-members. Pickups from 6pm, Stevenage, Hitchin, Letchworth, Baldock & East Herts. Book via socialsecretary@camranorthherts.org.uk.[…Read on]

Brewery visits

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We have recently had 3 branch visits to some fine breweries – two were to award Beer of the Festival awards, and one to check out of newest local brewery (and award Cider of the Festival awards). All brewery trips are advertised on our Events calendar and all members are welcome to attend (numbers permitting). Here’s [...Read on]

3rd Revitalisation survey

Members recently should have received an email inviting them to take part in the survey. The email should have said that the survey closes at 9.00 am Monday 14th November. If you want to take part (and I suggest you take the opportunity to have your say – it only takes 10 mins), you will need[…Read on]

Events this month

Wednesday 9th November – Hitchin Socialstarts at 8pm in first pub.

Albert, Walsworth Road

Bar 85, Whinbush Road

Victoria, Ickleford Road

Hermitage, Hermitage Road

 

Saturday 12th November – Visit to Northern Monk, Leeds.

Presentation of the Beer of the Festival award. Too late for the group booking but members can still make their own way[…Read on]

Young CAMRA Member wanted!

CAMRA is holding a National Young Members Extraordinary Meeting in Birmingham on 29 October.
We need someone to represent the East Anglia branches of CAMRA.
The meeting starts at noon and takes place at the The Craven Arms (5 minutes from New Street station). After the meeting there will be a guided pub crawl in the[…Read on]

Anglia Pub of the Year – no news yet

In answer to a question raised by more than one branch member, CAMRA HQ have confirmed the following about the voting process:

“All votes in by the official, national, deadline counted and the result passed upstairs for the Super-Regional Round judging to go ahead.

The results for ALL Regional PotYs will be announced around October, in[…Read on]

Hitchin Beer and Cider Festival 2017

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