May 17, 2018 - Costwold Beer Festival tickets now on sale

Tickets for the 42nd Cotswold (Postlip) Beer Festival – including for the first time, an all day Saturday ticket, are now on sale. Tickets for camping, and a regular bus service from Cheltenham are also available. They can be bought online, by post or in person from Favourite Beers and the Sandford Park Alehouse in […]

May 24, 2018 - SIBA Gold Winner

Congratulations to Prescott Brewery, whose 3.8% ABV Hill Climb, a light and refreshing pale ale, has won Gold at the 2018 SIBA Wales and West beer awards in the ‘Cask British Bitters – up to 4.4%’ category.

May 24, 2018 - Woolpack Wins!

Congratulations to Cotswold Lion Brewery whose new beer “Woolpack” was judged as beer of the festival at the Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Railways Spring Ale & Steam Festival. The 4% ABV brew is described as a light golden summer ale.

May 16, 2018 - Congratulations to the Jolly Brew!

Branch Chair John Crossley is seen presenting barmaid Jen Smee with the certificate after the Jolly Brewmaster was voted Cheltenham Pub of the Year (POTY) for 2018. Congratulations to Danielle and all at the Jolly Brew, which now goes forward to the south west regional competition.

May 2, 2018 - Mild In May

May is Mild month (although may be not weatherwise!), so why not visit your local and enjoy a pint!

May 2, 2018 - Changes to What’s Brewing and Beer distribution

All members should have received an email from HQ advising of the following but in case you haven’t here is some important news. Starting with the June edition, HQ will no longer assume that you want to receive a printed copy of What’s Brewing and BEER magazine by post. You will therefore need to let […]

April 12, 2018 - Notice of Special General Meeting

The May business meeting takes place in Cheltenham’s newest pub, The Old Courthouse, Regent Street, on Tuesday 8th May. The meeting will start with a Special General Meeting with the purpose of amending the Branch Constitution to change the date for the end of the Financial Year. The meeting will start promptly at 8pm. All […]

April 9, 2018 - Congratulations to the CMC!

Branch Chair John Crossley presents club steward Neil Way with his certificate after the Motor Club was voted Cheltenham Club of the Year for 2018. Congratulations to all at the CMC, which now goes forward to the south west regional competition.

April 4, 2018 - Pub and Club of the Year Winners

Congratulations to this year’s Pub and Club of The Year Winners. The branch Pub of the Year (POTY) for 2018 is The Jolly Brewmaster, who managed to retain the title in spite of stiff competition.The presentation of the POTY Certificate to the Jolly Brew will take place on Tuesday 15th May at 7:30pm.     The […]

February 19, 2018 - Brewery Liaison Officer – vacancies

We have a vacancy for a Brewery Liaison Officer (BLO) for one of the breweries in our branch area. The BLOs job it is to act as the link between CAMRA and the brewery. He or she should keep in regular touch with one or more people at the brewery so that they can learn […]

February 14, 2018 - Gloucester Beer Festival – can you help?

This year’s Gloucester Beer Festival (the 6th) is scheduled to take place on 27th-28th April at the wonderful Blackfriars in Ladybellegate Street. This is an urgent call out for volunteers for the event including the set-up, (21st-23rd April), the festival itself and clear-up on 29th. If you can help, then please contact: steve.marg@blueyonder.co.uk in the […]

February 10, 2018 - RIP Dorothy Gasson

Cheltenham CAMRA are sorry to hear this news from the Adam and Eve. Dot was a terrific landlady and a lovely person and GBG regular. Our condolences to her family. It is with deep sadness that The Adam & Eve has to announce the sad passing of former landlady Dorothy Gasson. Dot, who ran the […]

January 14, 2018 - CRAF volunteers thank you

On Saturday 13th January, the volunteers from CRAF 2017 were treated to a curry and beer night as a thank you for their hard work at last years festival. The organising committee would like to thank the Sandford Park Alehouse for hosting the event and providing an excellent range of curries and Severn Brewing for […]

January 8, 2018 - Notice of Branch AGM

The Branch AGM takes place on Tue 20th Feb at the Sandford Park Alehouse, starting promptly at 7:30pm. All Committee positions are up for election, so if you would like to help forge the future direction of the Branch, then why not consider standing? A list of the positions available can be seen using the […]

December 22, 2017 - Were you a member of CAMRA in the 1970s?

We have received the following message and wonder if anybody out there can help. “My father, Richard Quinn, was an avid home brewer and member of CAMRA Cheltenham in the mid-to-late 70s. He sadly passed away in December 1978, at the young age of 26, while my mother was pregnant with me. I would love […]