We are pleased to announce that The Stable has been selected as the Branch Cider Pub-of-the-Year for 2019. Part of a growing chain, based predominantly in the south and south-west. Set over two floors in one of the town’s listed buildings, and featuring many boxed ciders and perries, they also offer an introductory cider tasting […]
It is with deep sadness that we have to announce that Graham Green has passed away from cancer on 9 April 2019 in Baltimore, Maryland. Graham, as many of you will know, was a long time member of the Cheltenham CAMRA branch and moved to Baltimore, Maryland (USA) to be with his wife Susan Garland […]
Tickets for the 2019 Cotswold (Postlip) Beer Festival are now on sale. Tickets are available to buy on-line or in person at the usual venues (Sandford Park Alehouse, Favourite Beers, The Plaisterers Arms in Winchcombe). For more details check out the website https://www.postlip.camra.org.uk/tickets/
We are pleased to announce that Cheltenham Motor Club (CMC), has been selected as the Branch Club-of-the-Year (COTY), for 2019. Described in the Good Beer Guide as a “Friendly club, just off the London Road. Stroud’s Tom Long as a regular and five regularly changing ales from across the country are served, together with three […]
The Open University is running a course all about alcohol. If you want to learn more about a subject dear to our hearts, more information can be found here: The Science of Alcohol The course has been developed in conjunction with CAMRA and the course work features videos from alcohol producers just across the border […]
We are pleased to announce that The Kemble Brewery Inn has been selected as the Branch Pub-of-the-Year (POTY) for 2019. Described in the Good Beer Guide as a “Small, popular back-street local, hard to find, but well worth the effort. Six ales are generally available, from near and far, plus a cider. There is a […]
Fancy joining us on a coach trip around seven of the top Black Country real ale pubs? The trip will take place on Saturday 13th April and non-members are welcome. Full details are in the ‘Events’ section.
The Annual General Meeting of the Cheltenham Branch of CAMRA took place on 19th February. The current committee was re-elected unopposed. Chris Martin and Chris Trace stood down at this meeting. The remaining comittee would like to thank both for their contributions to the branch. The major announcement was the return of the Cheltenham Real […]
Congratulations to Cotswold Lion Brewery, whose Black Sheep Porter was judged beer of the festival at the prestigious Tewkesbury Winter Ale Festival (TWAF). Well done also to Prescott Brewery, whose Winter Season Special was awarded third place.
We currently have three vacancies for Brewery Liaison Officers (BLOs) within the branch. It’s not an onerous task, you just have to maintain regular contact with the brewery and provide the regional coordinator with updated GBG information and quarterly updates on the breweries status, new brews, relocation or expansion plans etc. You’ll need to have […]
Great news everyone. We raised £185 for the Midlands Air Ambulance at our sing-along on Tuesday 18th December at Whittle Taps. Thank you all who generously donated to this worthy cause. Cheltenham CAMRA would also like to thank Joel and his team for hosting the event and Gren for leading us in some seasonal (and […]
The Tippler, the magazine of the four Gloucestershire branches of CAMRA, is published quarterly. Copies of the latest issue can be picked up from many pubs and clubs in the Cheltenham branch area. We are are aware of a letter in the latest Tippler that some people are interested in reading previous issues of the […]
Following the December Branch Committee meeting, the long list of pubs for selection for the 2020 Good Beer Guide has now been finalised. These venues were decided upon based on the published criteria (see this document) of previous GBG entry and beer scores taken from What Pub. There are 15 pubs and clubs on the […]
Following the launch of the 2019 Good Beer Guide the process has now begun to select the entries for the 2020 Good Beer Guide and we need your help. With around one hundred venues in Cheltenham eligible for just eight places, it is important that a robust and transparent selection process is put in place […]
Congratulations to the Cheltenham Motor Club which is once again the winner of the South West region Club of the Year. Well done to Neil and his team. The CMC now goes forward to the super regional stage of the competition as it tries to regain the national award it last won in 2016. Gareth […]