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Social Co-ordinator: Andy Burrows 07540 189807 For email please use 'socials'.
Press & Media Contact: Position Vacant ---  

For more information on any of these events please contact our socials team by emailing

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For details on the Beer Bus, please see the beer bus page or

July 2019

Sat 20th
Alton Beer and Buses
Alton Station
No formal social event is planned; please use the facebook page if you're going.

(i) Possibly the last annual event where Bristol RE vintage buses run; they radiate from Alton (Station) to (pubs in) local villages.

(ii) The George in Alton happens is running a small beer festival the same day.

From their website , the following feeder services will run:

From Basingstoke rail station at 0950 and 1000
From Winchester rail station at 0950
From Portsmouth (Gunwharf Quay) at 0845
From Cosham (Northern Road Health Centre Stand A) at 0900
From Waterlooville Forest End Road opp Shell Garage) at 0910
From Liss rail station at 1125

Alternatively you could use #64 bus from Winchester.

more info and a list of pubs the buses are visiting
 Contact Charles Patrick for more information. Phone: 07973 214120.
Thu 25th
Woolston Beer Festival Planning Meeting
Olaf's Tun, 8 Portsmouth Road, Southampton, SO19 9AA
Come along to help us plan this year's Woolston Beer Festival; the smallest yet most popular of our 3 beer festivals.
 Contact Kevin Wooton for more information. Phone: 07708 698318.

August 2019

Tue 20th
Branch Meeting ( in the brewery )
Steam Town Brew Co., 1 Bishopstoke Road, Eastleigh, SO50 6AD
Come along and meet your fellow sociable  volunteer CAMRA members and find out what we are doing to protect pubs, organise beer festivals, and promote real ale & real cider.

PLEASE NOTE, Meeting ONE WEEK Later than normal owing to members being involved at GBBF, Great British Beer Festival,
 Contact Kevin Wooton / Deric Payne for more information. Phone: 07708 698318 / 07821 815986.
Wed 21st
Winchester & Southampton Festivals Cider Presentations
Caskaway, 47 Oxford Street, Southampton, SO14 3DP
Join your fellow CAMRA members as we present the Winchester & Southampton Festivals Cider awards to Meon Valley Cider
 Contact Kevin Wooton / Deric Payne for more information. Phone: 07708 698318 / 07821 815986.

October 2019

Sat 12th – Sun 13th Beer and Buses
Isle of Wight
I've added this as a placeholder for the two-day annual event combining vintage buses and beer on the Isle of Wight.


The social is likely to be on the Saturday using either the Lymington-Yarmouth or Southampton-Cowes ferry.
 Contact Charles Patrick for more information. Phone: 07973 214120.
Fri 25th – Sat 26th Woolston Beer Festival
Woolston Beer Festival, Pear Tree Church Hall, Peartree Road, Southampton, SO19 2HA
30 real ales, 6 ciders and range of bottled beers. Food from Bark and Brisket. Three sessions: Friday 6.30-11.00 (Band TBA), Saturday 11.30-4.00 (Pub Quiz) and 6.30-11.00 (Band TBA). Tickets for each session are £6 each, which will be available late September from the festival website, Olaf's Tun and other ticket outlets TBA.
 Contact Kevin Wooton for more information. Phone: 07708 698318.

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