CRAF 2019 Information

CRAF 2019 will be returning to the magnificent surroundings of the Princess Hall at Cheltenham Ladies’ College on 1st-2nd November 2019. This page will be updated as further information becomes available.

If you’d like to join the organising committee, then please contact the membership secretary for further details.

A selection of photos from the 2017 event can be found HERE.

THE DATES AND TIMES

The festival will be held on Friday 1st (4.00pm – 11.00pm) and Saturday 2nd (11.00am – 11.00pm) November.

TICKETS

Full details to follow. The cost of entry will include a souvenir glass and festival programme. Please note that there is no refund on the glass. CAMRA members will get reduced price entry.

UNDER 18’s

Due to licensing restrictions, no one under the age of 18 can be admitted to the festival. We will be operating a ‘Challenge 21’ Policy on entry. Photographic evidence of proof of age (a passport or driving licence) may be requested if you appear to look under 21.

VOLUNTEERS

A Staffing Form will be available shortly.

THE BEER LIST

With 80 ales to choose from, we hope that we’ll cater for all tastes. A downloadable beer list will be available closer to the event.

THE CIDER AND PERRY LIST

We’re hoping to have up to 20 ciders and perries. The list will be available closer to the event.

CHARITY / TOKEN AID


This year’s branch charity is the Midlands Air Ambulance (MAA). You can help this worthwhile cause by donating your unused tokens to the charity pot. Further information on the work of the MAA, can be found on their website HERE.

GETTING HERE

Cheltenham Ladies’ College is only 5 minutes walk from the Royal Well Bus Station and The Promenade, so local Stagecoach services [timetables here] from Gloucester (services 10, 94, 97 and 98), Swindon and Cirencester (service 51), Stroud (service 66) and Tewkesbury (services 41, 42 and 43) all stop nearby. Marchants services from Winchcombe and Greet (W1, W2 and 606) [timetables here] and Pulhams service from Moreton (801) [timetables here] also stop close by. The railway station is less than 10 minutes away by bus or taxi.

ENTERTAINMENT

There will be entertainment at all sessions, showcasing local talent. Acts TBC.

FOOD

A selection of cold food will be available, including sandwiches, samosas, pork pies and crisps. There will also be a selection of wines and soft drinks.