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Welcome to the website of the Southern Hampshire branch of CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale. If you'd like to know more about us and what we do, please visit our About Us page. If you'd like to receive our low-volume emails, then please join one of our Mailing Lists.

The latest news of our activities locally and CAMRA's activities nationally are described below.

Local News

  Southampton Hampshire Pub of the Year presentation Guide Dog is Southern Hampshire CAMRA's Pub of the Year 2014
The Guide Dog, Earls Road, Bevois Valley, Southampton won Southern Hampshire CAMRA's Pub of the Year 2014 competition. This is their seventh win in ten years. Winning branch Pub of the Year also meant that they went forward for regional judging where they aquited themselves very well winning Runner Up for Wessex Regional Pub of the Year 2014. Here, licensees Paul Barden and Margaret Bridle (centre) receive the awards from Branch Chairman Deric Payne (left) and Branch Secretary Dave Richardson (right).
Posted by Pete Horn on 23/10/2014

  Hop Press 77 October 2014 Hop Press is out
Over 3000 copies of our branch magazine are being delivered to our local pubs, but you can read it now, on-line here.
Posted by Pete Horn on 05/10/2014

  Southampton Beer Festival Beer of the Festival presentation Dancing Man Brewery presented with Southampton Beer of the Festival Awards
Dancing Man Brewery, based at the Platform Tavern, Southampton, won Beer of the Festival for 'Sea City Gold' at Southampton Beer Festival as voted by the customers. Sea City Gold is a beer specially brewed to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Southampton gaining city status. Dancing Man's 'Smoke Rye'Sin' came third in the voting. Here, brewer Aiden (left) and brewery & pub owners Mandy & Stuart receive the awards from festival organiser Rob Whatley (right).
Posted by Pete Horn on 02/10/2014

Previous local news can be found in our Local News Archive.


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