For the 3rd year running The Half Moon in Hitchin is the North Hertfordshire CAMRA branch Pub of the Year! The branch will be presenting Howard and Wendy with the 2011 Pub-of-the-Year award on Saturday April 30th at 9pm. Please come along (a bit earlier than 9pm of course) and join with us in congratulatingRead more about Hitchin’s Half Moon is our Pub of the Year![…]
Some pub beer festivals coming up around the Easter/Wedding/Spring bank holiday extravaganza: Our Mutual Friend, Stevenage: Easter Beer Festival: Thursday 21st April – Monday 25th April The Victoria, Hitchin: Easter/St George’s Day Beer Festival: Friday 22nd April – Monday 25th April The Cricketers, Ickleford: Beer Festival: Thursday 21st April – Monday 25th April & ThursdayRead more about Pub Beer Festivals[…]
A round-up of recently received pub news. The good: The Fox and Hounds in Barley is reopening on Saturday April 16th as a real-ale friendly freehouse with a close association with the Falstaff Brewery in Derby (see the April/May 2011 Pints of View for more details). The Albert in Hitchin has been sold to aRead more about Pub News[…]
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 passRead more about Hertfordshire Pubs Week[…]
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 andRead more about Lytton Arms, Old Knebworth[…]
The new landlord and landlady at the Windmill in Charlton, Lee and Sarah Armstrong, are planning to hold their first beer festival over this weekend. They expect to have 9 cask ales and 2 ciders on offer.
The new landlord and landlady of the Windmill in Charlton, Lee and Sarah Armstrong, are planning to hold a beer festival from 31 July to 2 August. There will be an marquee, as well as the usual bar. They are intending to have 9 cask ales and 2 real ciders. Charles Wells are alowing themRead more about Windmill, Charlton, beer festival 31 July to 2 Aug[…]
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 conservatoryRead more about Radcliffe Arms, Hitchin re-opens![…]
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.