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January 2017 events

Happy new year!

The Branch Diary is now updated with social events for January. These include

  • an evening social around Stevenage,
  • an open meeting at the Orange Tree in Baldock which will also include an illustrated talk by landlord Rob on “The History of Pubs in Baldock”, and
  • a minibus trip to visit 5 local pubs[…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]

September social events

September social events have now been finalised. These include two brewery trips, a minibus trip and evening strolls – more details are on the Branch Diary page. The dates will also appear in the branch calendar and are posted on our Facebook page & you can “subscribe” to them from there.

  • Wednesday 7th September – Royston Social[…Read on]

Minibus trip, 20 August – places still available

MINIBUS TRIP – Places are still available on the Minibus Trip this Saturday.
The trip will visit pubs in Aston, Bennington and Stevenage, including two pubs in CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide. 
Pickups from Stevenage, Hitchin, Letchworth, Baldock & East Herts starting at 6pm. £5 members, £8 non-members book via socialsecretary@camranorthherts.org.uk[…Read on]

August social events

August social events have now been confirmed – starting with a branch trip to the Great British Beer Festival, and including a stroll around Baldock and a minibus trip from Stevenage to Bennington / Aston. Headlines are below and all the details are also in the branch diary and the calendar. Also make a note in [...Read on]

Anglia Region Pub of the Year – update 21 July

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Visit the 6 pubs in contention for East Anglian Pub of the Year. The all-day trip is proving very popular, in fact we’ve had to book a bigger bus which means there are still a few places available. Compasses Great Totham, nr Chelmsford Stanford Arms, Lowestoft Fat Cat Tap, Norwich Falcon, Huntingdon Black Lion, Leighton Buzzard Half Moon, Hitchin Leaves The Half Moon [...Read on]

Anglia Region Pub of the Year – update

The judging trip will set off from the Half Moon in Hitchin at 10.30 on Saturday 23 July.

To join the trip, please contact our Social Secretary (socialsecretary@camranorthherts.org.uk) or The Half Moon.

The final cost per person is still being finalised.

Anglia Region Pub of the Year

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Having won the North Herts 2016 PotY award, and followed this with the Hertfordshire PotY award, the Half Moon in Hitchin now goes into the competition for the Anglia Region prize. The whole voting process can be found here. The six pubs in the frame are listed below: Bedfordshire – Black Lion, Leighton Buzzard Cambridgeshire – Falcon, Huntingdon Essex – [...Read on]

Branch social events

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Branch social events added to the calendar for July – the first two are: Saturday 9 July – just announced – ramble from Hitchin to Gosmore via Charlton. Meet in the Half Moon, Hitchin at noon. We will be popping into the Bull and the Bird in Hand when we get to Gosmore. Monday 11 July – branch meeting at The [...Read on]

Hitchin Beer and Cider Festival 2017

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