Southern Hampshire CAMRA

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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

  Hampshire Beer of the Year nominations

This year's Hampshire Beer of the Year competition will be judged at Southampton Beer Festival in June. The beers that will be judged include those voted the best at Octoberfest, Gosport and Winchester festivals, & those nominated by local CAMRA members.

If you are a CAMRA member in Hampshire go to the HBOTY page to select your nominations.
Nominations close on 10th April 2015.

Posted by Graeme Hilton on 28/03/2015

  Hop Press 77 Winchester Real Ale and Cider Festival makes charity donation

Two charities benefitted from the generosity of festival goers last week. Over 3000 was raised for Hampshire Search & Rescue and Age UK Winchester.
This figure includes a sum donated by the festival itself to reflect the Beer and Cider duty cut given in the Budget last week.
For more details, see our press release.

Posted by Graeme Hilton on 27/03/2015

  A view of the  Flowerpots Inn, Cheriton Flowerpots Inn, Cheriton is Southern Hampshire CAMRA's Pub of the Year 2015
The Flowerpots Inn, Cheriton is Southern Hampshire CAMRA's Pub of the Year 2015, following assessment against CAMRA's national Pub of the Year scoring criteria (which will also be used in the regional and national competitions). The four finaists, selected by CAMRA members before the judging, also included: Guide Dog, Southampton; Butcher's Hook, Southampton; Waterloo Arms, Southampton. A formal presentation of this award will be announced in due course.
Posted by Alex Presland on 10/03/2015

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


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