Southern Hampshire CAMRA

Branch Diary Archive 2011

Interested in what we did in 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, or what we're planning to do in the future.

January 2011
Mon 10th New Forest Pub Guide Meeting – Wagon Works, Eastleign – 8pm.
Tues 11th Branch Meeting – Waterloo Arms, Freemantle – 8pm prompt start
Sat 15th POSTPONED Hilary Jazuk Memorial Brewery Trip to Bowman Ales – Please contact Drew Dyer (details above) for more information.
Tues 18th Good Beer Guide Selection Meeting – Railway Inn, Winchester – 8pm prompt start
Thurs 27th Winchester Beer Festival Planning Meeting – Hyde Tavern, Winchester – 8pm prompt start
Mon 31st New Forest Pub Guide Meeting – Wagon Works, Eastleign – 8pm.
Feburary 2011
Tues 8th Branch Meeting – Hyde Tavern, Winchester – 8pm prompt start
Fri 18th FULL! Hilary Jazuk Memorial Brewery Trip to Bowman Ales – Departing Southampton Central Train station 7.30pm. Cost 10. Please contact Drew Dyer (details above) for more information.
Wed 23rd Brewery Trip to Flack Manor – Meet at Romsey train station at 7.30pm. The brewery trip is free, but booking is required (call Drew, as above) due to limited spaces.
Thurs 24th Winchester Beer Festival Planning Meeting – Hyde Tavern, Winchester – 8pm prompt start
March 2011
Tues 8th Branch Meeting – Waterloo Arms, Freemantle – 8pm prompt start
Fri 18th FULL! Monthly Beer Bus – departing Southampton Central Station (Toys R Us side) – 7:30pm.
A chance to go to some of our less accessible pubs. See the Beer Bus page for destinations and contact bookings@beerbus.org.uk for the Beer Bus.
Fri 25th – Sat 26th Winchester Real Ale & Cider Festival – Winchester Guildhall, Winchester.
See http://www.WinchesterBeerFestival.org.uk/ for the latest information.
April 2011
Fri 8th Monthly Beer Bus – departing Southampton Central Station (Toys R Us side) – 7:30pm.
NOTE: A week earlier than usual to avoid CAMRA AGM clash.
A chance to go to some of our less accessible pubs. See the Beer Bus page for destinations and contact bookings@beerbus.org.uk for the Beer Bus.
Tues 12th Branch Meeting – Wykeham Arms, Winchester – 8pm prompt start.
Thurs 14th Southampton Beer Festival Planning Meeting – Waterloo Arms, Freemantle – 8.30pm prompt start
Tues 19th Woolston Beer Festival Planning Meeting – South Western Arms, 8pm. This is the important meeting where we assign roles and responsibilies.
Weds 20th Mike King Darts Guide Dog, Earls Road, Bevois Valley, Southampton– 7.30pm. Please register in advance for this event. To register or for further information contact Ian Black 023 8077 8906.
Tues 26th Mailout Stuffing – Wellington, Freemantle – 8pm start.
May 2011
Tues 10th AGM and Branch Meeting – Abbey Hotel, Romsey – 8pm prompt start.
Tues 17th Leaflet Delivery – Around Polygon – help required delivering leaflets for Southampton Beer Festival Please email Rob Whatley (or phone 023 8023 0005) if interested and for further details.
Fri 20th Monthly Beer Bus – departing Southampton Central Station (Toys R Us side) – 7:30pm.
A chance to go to some of our less accessible pubs. See the Beer Bus page for destinations and contact bookings@beerbus.org.uk for the Beer Bus.
Sat 21st Salopian Brewery Trip – Departing Eastleigh Station by minibus/coach at 9.00am. Arriving at Brewery approx 1.00pm. Departing brewery at 3.00pm followed by visits to local pubs in Shrewsbury. Arriving back at Eastleigh station at 8.30pm Cost 15 per person. Please contact Drew Dyer for more info. (or phone 07967993619) if interested and for further details.
May 2011
Tues 24th Woolston Beer Festival Planning Meeting – 8pm South Western Arms. Could you lend a hand?
Mon 30th Itchen Navigation Pub Walk – An annual stroll along the old Itchen Navigation tow path calling in on a few pubs on the way. Depart from Woodmill Bridge, Southampton at 9:30am, reaching The Black Boy, Winchester around 2:30pm. Usually a pub or two more then a curry. Contact Pete Horn for this event (023 8076 9873 or 07968 809291 on the day).
June 2011
Thurs 2nd – Sat 4th Southampton Beer Festival
Tues 14th Branch Meeting – Waterloo Arms, Freemantle – 8pm prompt start.
Fri 17th Monthly Beer Bus – departing Southampton Central Station (Toys R Us side) – 7:30pm.
A chance to go to some of our less accessible pubs. See the Beer Bus page for destinations and contact bookings@beerbus.org.uk for the Beer Bus.
Sat 18th Irving Brewery Trip – To present Winchester Real Ale and Cider Festival "Beer of the Festival" to Irving Brewery for Captain B. Departing Eastleigh Train Station by minibus/coach at 1.30pm. Arriving at Brewery approx 2.00pm. Departing brewery at 4.00pm. Arriving back at Eastleigh for 4.30pm. Cost 5 per person. Please contact Drew Dyer for more info. (or phone 07967 993619) if interested and for further details.
Sat 25th Pub of the Year 2011 Presentation - Wheatsheaf Inn, Shedfield – 2:30pm.
We shall be formally presenting our Pub of the Year 2011 award to the Wheatsheaf Inn (Botley Road, Shedfield, SO32 2JG). No transport will be organised, as it is easy to get there by train and/or bus. The suggested route is from Southampton to Fareham by train and then catch the hourly Stagecoach 69 bus to Shedfield Crossroads (click here for timetable). The suggested bus from Fareham is the 13:15 (arr. 13:39). Those wishing to eat lunch at the Wheatsheaf should get the bus an hour earlier. If you plan to eat lunch at the Wheatsheaf, please email Alex to let him know so that he can help the Wheatsheaf Inn cater for the correct numbers.
Tues 28th Woolston Beer Festival Planning Meeting – 8pm South Western Arms. Could you lend a hand?
July 2011
Sat 9th Home Brew Picnic – Lakeside Country Park – Midday start, Bring along your home brew, something to sit on and some food. Non home brewers welcome. If you want to come along please email Drew to let him know so he can get an idea on numbers. Or phone him on 07967993619.
Tues 12th Branch Meeting – Rose & Crown, Brockenhurst – 8pm prompt start. See here for travel help.
Fri 15th Monthly Beer Bus – departing Southampton Central Station (Toys R Us side) – 7:30pm.
A chance to go to some of our less accessible pubs. See the Beer Bus page for destinations and contact bookings@beerbus.org.uk for the Beer Bus.
Sat 23rd Skittles Match – Rose & Crown, Brockenhurst – Inter branch skittles match with our neighbours from East Dorset CAMRA 1pm start. If you can make it please email Drew to let him know so he can get an idea on numbers. Or phone him on 07967993619.
Tues 26th Woolston Beer Festival Planning Meeting – 8pm South Western Arms. Could you lend a hand?
August 2011
Tues 9th Branch Meeting – Green Man, Winchester – 8pm prompt start.
Sat 13th Bowman Ales – Brewery Visit and Southampton Beer of the Festival Presentation. Minibus departing Eastleigh Station at 1.30pm, returning about 5pm, cost £11. To book a place please contact Social Co-ordinator Dave Richardson (contact details above).
Fri 19th Monthly Beer Bus – departing Southampton Central Station (Toys R Us side) – 7:30pm.
A chance to go to some of our less accessible pubs. See the Beer Bus page for destinations and contact bookings@beerbus.org.uk for the Beer Bus.
Tues 23rd Woolston Beer Festival Planning Meeting – 8pm South Western Arms. Could you lend a hand?
Mon 29th Annual Informal Cricket knock-about and picnic – Southampton Sports Centre – 12 noon. Meet on the cricket pitch nearest the Dunkirk Road car park, or phone 07974 661637 to find out which pitch we've moved to. All standards welcome – yes we really mean this, no experience necessary. Everyone gets to bat and bowl. If it rains we'll retire somewhere dry for the picnic. Please contact Ian for this event.
September 2011
Tues 13th Branch Meeting – Waterloo Arms, Freemantle, Southampton – 8pm prompt start.
Fri 16th Monthly Beer Bus – departing Southampton Central Station (Toys R Us side) – 7:30pm.
A chance to go to some of our less accessible pubs. See the Beer Bus page for destinations and contact bookings@beerbus.org.uk for the Beer Bus.
Sat 17th Flowerpots visit and barbecue to celebrate 40 years of CAMRA. Meet at Eastleigh Station 2pm. To book a seat contact social coordinator Dave Richardson (details above).
Tues 27th Woolston Beer Festival Planning Meeting – 8pm South Western Arms. Could you lend a hand?
October 2011
Fri 7th - Sat 8th Woolston Beer Festival. The second Woolston Beer Festival, following on from last year's very successful debut. Tickets are sold out.
Tues 11th Branch Meeting – Obelisk Hotel, Woolston, Southampton – 8pm prompt start.
Wed 12th Minibus Trip to Frome and Milk Street Brewery – Various pickups from 10:15am.
A CAMRA-friendly minibus trip organised by some Southampton Taxi Drivers, costing about £20 plus a donation to Milk Street Brewery for the free beer.
Pick-ups: 10:15am Shirley Precinct; 10:25am Tesco Express, Lodge Road; 10:35am Bitterne Precinct.
The minibus will visit a couple of country pubs then head on to Frome, Somerset and Milk Street Brewery. The minibus will depart for home at about 9:30pm, arriving back in Southampton at about 11:30pm.
Please contact Dave Blake on 07832 231273 for more details.
Tues 18th Woolston Beer Festival Washup Meeting – 8pm South Western Arms. What went well, what went badly?
Fri 21st Monthly Beer Bus – departing Southampton Central Station (Toys R Us side) – 7:30pm.
A chance to go to some of our less accessible pubs. See the Beer Bus page for destinations and contact bookings@beerbus.org.uk for the Beer Bus.
Sat 22nd 146 Cider visit and apple picking to celebrate Cider and Perry month (not picking as previously advertised) Meet at the 146 Cider HQ in Thornhill Park, Southampton at midday (for details and directions contact Dave Richardson). Places are limited so book now!
Sat 29th Portsmouth Cider Crawl – organised by the Portsmouth and SE Hants branch, commencing midday at the Isembard Kingdom Brunel, Guildhall Sq for cider and lunch. The aim is to get to as many cider pubs as possible in one day. Everyone is welcome and all the pubs sell real ale too. If you are going to arrive later then call Nigel Firth on 07504 115316 to find out where everyone is.
November 2011
Sat 5th Bonfire Night Beer & Bangers – Guide Dog, Earls road, Portswood – from 7.30pm. Please let David Richardson know if you are coming for catering numbers.
Tues 8th Branch Meeting – Mill Arms, Dunbridge – 8pm prompt start.
Fri 18th Monthly Beer Bus – departing Southampton Central Station (Toys R Us side) – 7:30pm.
A chance to go to some of our less accessible pubs. See the Beer Bus page for destinations and contact bookings@beerbus.org.uk for the Beer Bus.
Sat 26th London pub Crawl – Experience some of the finest pubs and beers of London. Meet at Southampton Train station Toys R Us entrance 10am, to catch the 10:30 train (Note, this is 30mins earlier than previously planned). Anyone from Eastleigh should catch the 10:21 to Southampton Airport, where our train will leave at 10.38. The train departs Winchester at 10:48. Planned return is 8pm. Please Contact David Richardson to express an interest and to be on the group ticket, to recommend a pub, or if you would like a detailed itinerary in advance.
December 2011
Sun 4th Ballards Brewery Trip – A visit to Ballards Brewery, Nyewood, West Sussex for the launch of their new 7.4% seasonal beer, then a walk across fields or along roads with about 100 others to some of the local pubs serving Ballards beers. A great annual event. Sorry, Cancelled - not enough support for minibus. The brewery event carries on but you'll need to make your own way there.
Tue 6th Winchester Beer Festival Planning Meeting – Hyde Tavern, Winchester – 8pm.
Tues 13th Branch Meeting – Waterloo Arms, Freemantle, Southampton – 8pm prompt start.
Wed 28th Annual Post-Christmas Social – Wellington Arms, Freemantle, Southampton – from 5pm.
Our annual celebration of Christmas (being over!).
   
Close printer friendly version (re-enable menus & login)