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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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

Whittlesea Straw Bear Festival 2013

The Whittlesea Straw Bear Festival is fast approaching on the 11th-13th January – and the North Herts Branch annual social to this great event would be the held on the 12th (Saturday).

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Update for the annual Branch trip to the Whittlesea Straw Bear Festival 2013 and then GBG pubs in Ely, Cambridgeshire.

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Hitchin Beer and Cider Festival 2017

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From the Archives

Getting off to the right start

Redemption Brewery Trip

Branch Diary

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