CRAF 2017 takes place from Thursday 26th to Saturday 28th October and we’re looking for volunteers to help with the festival. This includes the set-up (from Tuesday 24th), the festival itself and the clear-up (on Sunday 29th). If you can spare us a few hours over the course of the week, then please download the […]
In case you have not already heard, the 41st Cotswold Beer Festival will take place in and around the Tithe Barn at Postlip, near Winchcombe from Friday 28th to Sunday 30th July 2017. Make sure of getting your tickets by buying them in advance – you can buy them in local outlets in Cheltenham and […]
Did you know that by entering beer scores into What Pub when you visit our local pubs it not only helps us assess the quality of our pubs, and help in the decision process towards the Good Beer Guide entries and aslo our Branch Pub of The Year, it also gives you a chance to […]
One of our neighbouring beer festivals is looking for more volunteers to help run the festival. The Worcester CAMRA Beer, Cider and Perry festival takes place on Worcester racecourse from 17th to 19th August. More details and how to volunteer can be found on their website. https://www.worcesterbeerfest.org.uk/volunteer Why not lend a hand, its good fun […]
A planning application has been submitted to Cheltenham Borough Council which could see the premises previously occupied by ‘Jamies’ in Regent Street converted into a pub. The application, by small pub company “Brunning & Price Ltd” can be seen at CBC Ref: 17/00187/FUL. According to the companies website, “In the world of beers and lagers […]
Our branch chairman John Crossley is currently featured on the main camra home page talking about the work the branch has been doing during last month’s community pubs month. http://www.camra.org.uk/home/-/asset_publisher/tDH1FBadutP8/content/volunteer-voice-john-crossley?_101_INSTANCE_tDH1FBadutP8_redirect=%2F
Congratulations to Prescott Ales, whose ‘Super-6 Number 2‘, a 4.5% ABV Session IPA, won a bronze award at the SIBA Wales and West beer competition. It uses hops such as Citra, Mosaic, Simcoe and Ekuanot to create a memorable and balanced craft ale. SIBA, the Society of Independent Brewers, was established in 1980 to represent […]
With the General Election looming, CAMRA has launched its “Pledge for Pubs” campaign. CAMRA is asking all election candidates to pledge their support for beer and pubs by committing to: 1. Beer: Celebrate and promote Britain’s 1,540 breweries 2. Pubs: Support action to help pubs thrive 3. Consumers: Represent the interests of pub goers, beer […]
Following the employment of a new assistant manager for the Sandford Park Alehouse, the decision to close on Mondays has been reversed.
From 1st June to 9th July, two Greene King pubs in our branch area, The National Hunt and The Hatherley, will be hosting a “Live at Your Local” event. Live at Your Local is Greene King’s search for the UK’s best music talent, and what better place to find the brightest up & coming acts […]
B&K Cheltenham have launched a new Seasonal Beer. The 5% Rye IPA is described as a ruby, spicy, hoppy beer – as hoppy and bitter as their usual IPAs but with added complexity from the large amount of spicy rye malt and touches of caramel malt used in the recipe. The hoppy and spicy rye […]
Congratulations to the Jolly Brewmaster, which last night received its award for being crowned our branch POTY. The ‘Jolly’ will now go forward to the regional competition where it will be up against other branch winners in the South West Region (North). Branch Chair, John Crossley is seen presenting the staff with their award.
Prescott Ales and Deya Brewing will once again be collaborating on an ale for this year’s Cheltenham & Gloucester Beer Week (CGBW) which will be held in September. Following on from the success of last year’s ‘DIPA’, they’ll be joining forces this year with the Gloucester and Hillside breweries. It’s been confirmed that a ‘Saison’ […]
Cheltenham Motor Club winner of the 2017 Club of the Year were presented with their award last night by branch Chairman John Crossley. Congratulations to Neil and all the team at the Motor Club. The Motor Club now goes on to the regional stages of the competition as it hopes to repeat last year’s success […]
Cheltenham CAMRA is pleased to announce our winners of the branch pub and club of the year awards. Our Pub of the Year award goes to the Jolly Brewmaster. Our Club of the Year is the Cheltenham Motor Club. Our congratulations to Danielle at the Jolly Brew and Neil at the CMC and good luck […]