BRANCH MEETING – 18 December 2013
The December branch meeting is on 18 December (note the early date). The start time is 8.15pm and the venue is the Dog and Partridge, Manor Street.
The meeting will be a short one, and will be followed by a Christmas Social – a stroll around town centre pubs. Everyone is welcome.
The January branch meeting is on 29 January, also at 8.15pm. The venue is the Balmoral, Bradshawgate, and will include voting for Good Beer Guide pubs.
NEWS AND EVENTS
Congratulations to Red Bank Cider on their recent award. Click here to read the details of the award and the presentation event.
Pre-registration is now open for the CAMRA Members’ Weekend and AGM. The event is being held in Scarborough between 25th April and 27th April 2014. To find out more and pre-register, please visit the AGM / Members’ Weekend website.
Champion Beer of Britain voting for nominations is now open. Click here for details.
BOLTON CAMRA BEER FESTIVAL 2014
The 2014 Bolton CAMRA Beer Festival will be held from 24 April to 26 April 2014. The venue is Bolton Ukrainian Club, Castle Street, Bolton and will feature 50+ Real ales plus ciders and perries. More details coming soon.
QUICK CAMPAIGN LINKS
BOLTON BEER BREAKS – Autumn 2013 Edition In Your Local Now
The Autumn 2013 edition of Beer Breaks – Bolton CAMRA’s magazine – is out now and available in your local pub.
Issues 1 and 2 of Bolton Beer Breaks are still available online - click here to download your copies.
GREATER MANCHESTER REGION
Click here for the region’s events diary.
CAMRA campaigns for real ale, real pubs and consumer rights. We are an independent, voluntary organisation with over 100,000 members and have been described as the most successful consumer group in Europe. CAMRA promotes good-quality real ale and pubs, as well as acting as the consumer’s champion in relation to the UK and European beer and drinks industry. We aim to:
- Protect and improve consumer rights
- Promote quality, choice and value for money
- Support the public house as a focus of community life
- Campaign for greater appreciation of traditional beers, ciders and perries as part of our national heritage and culture
- Seek improvements in all licensed premises and throughout the brewing industry
Why not join us today if you care about great quality real ale and pubs?
National CAMRA Website – Click Here
Bolton Trading Standards – If you have concerns about short measures, top-ups refused – in short, if you are being ripped off, contact Trading Standards. Click Here or phone 01204 336586
Public Transport – Bus and Train timetables and route planners for Greater Manchester are available via Transport for Greater Manchester. Click here to visit their website, or phone 0871 200 2233 (7am to 8pm, Monday to Friday, and 8am to 8pm at weekends and bank holidays)
PUBLICANS: let us know what beers you are currently serving and if you are hosting any ale-related events – click here.
PUB-GOERS and FESTIVAL ORGANISERS - what’s happening with your local pubs? Are you organising a beer festival? If you have any news to share, click here .
NEWS AND RESOURCES – Have you been on a pub crawl or had an excellent pub experience? Have you seen a great ale-related website that you think we should link to? Or is there anything at all that you have come across that will be of interest to visitors to this site? Tell us about it – click here.
Benefits include £20 worth of JD Wetherspoon vouchers, holiday discounts, plus:
Exclusive members newspaper – ‘What’s Brewing’
A monthly colour newspaper informing you of beer and pub news and detailing events and beer festivals from around the country.
Exclusive members magazine – ‘BEER’
A quarterly copy of the magazine ‘BEER’ which is packed with superb features on pubs, beers and breweries.
Free / Discounted entry to over 160 beer festivals
Free or discounted admission to the 160 + beer festival that CAMRA organise, including the Great British Beer Festival.
Branch Social Activities
CAMRA is organised into 200 branches that cover the UK. Each branch runs a variety of socials events for their members.
Have the chance to campaign to save pubs and breweries under threat of closure, for the right to receive a Full Pint and a reduction in beer duty that will help Britain’s brewing industry survive.
Discounted Membership of the CAMRA Beer Club
The CAMRA Beer Club has been set up to provide a home delivery service to enthusiasts. All CAMRA members receive a £5 discount on each mixed case of 20 beers.
CAMRA produce a variety of books every year and as a member you are entitled to discounts on all of the books we produce including CAMRA’s best-selling, annual Good Beer Guide.