Here’s a list of beer festivals we know about this wedding & spring bank holiday extra-long weekend: Baldock Independent Beer Festival – Friday to Sunday – 58 ales, 23 ciders & perrys, & 14 continental beers! Half Moon in Hitchin: 7th Anniversary Beer Festival – Thursday to Sunday – 35 ales, plus ciders and perrysRead more about Long Weekend Beer Festivals[…]
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[…]
The Hitchin Beer and Cider festival was held on the 18th and 19th of March. This festival, jointly run by North Herts CAMRA and the Hitchin Round Table, was a tremendous success as usual. During the festival 2175 people (not including volunteers) consumed: 96% of the beer over 8400 pints of beer around 1000 pintsRead more about 2011 Hitchin Beer & Cider Festival: Stats & Winners[…]
This is to confirm that the venue for the next Branch Meeting is the Victoria, Hitchin. We will have use of their function room. Also, remember we’ll be voting for a Most Improved Pub; so please pass any MIP nominations to me in advance.
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![…]
Monday 2nd February we will be holding a branch committee meeting at The Sunrunner Hitchin from 8pm onwards. All members are welcome.