Southern Hampshire CAMRA

Branch Diary

Social Co-ordinator: Andy Burrows 07540 189807 For email please use 'socials'.
Press & Media Contact: Philip King 07450 229431 07821 815986  

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

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July 2018

Sat 21st
Brighton trip
Meet Southampton Central Station main foyer (north side)
Catch the 09:26 train arriving Brighton 11:21. Visit a few pubs, then leave Brighton on the 19:32 train back to Southampton arriving at 21:19. 
Map can be found at
Proposed route (if time allows visit these ones as well).
1 Evening Star
2 Craft Beer Company
3 Brighton Beer Dispensary
4 Victory Inn
5 Brighton Bierhaus
6 BasketMakers
7 North Laine Brewhouse
8 Prince Albert
 Contact Charlie Patrick for more information. Phone: 07973 214121.

August 2018

Sat 11th
12:00 noon
Presentation of Beer of the Festival (from Southampton Beer Festival)
Dancing Man, Wool House, Town Quay, Southampton, SO14 2AR
A presentation for Beer of the festival, from Southampton Beer Festival 2018, to Dancing Man Brewery. Meet at the Dancing man around midday for a 1pm presentation.
After this presentation, we're moving on to the Caskaway Tasting Rooms to present the Cider of the Festival Winner and Runner-Up awards.
 Contact Deric Payne for more information. Phone: 023 8089 0080 / 07821 815986.
Sat 11th
Presentation of Cider of the Festival (from Southampton Beer Festival)
Caskaway, 47 Oxford Street, Southampton, SO14 3DP
A presentation for Cider of the Festival and Runner-up, from Southampton Beer Festival 2018, to Meon valley & Mr Whiteheads.  Hosted at the Caskaway Tasting Rooms, Oxford Street.
The presentation will be made around 2:30.
This event follows a presentation to Dancing Man Brewery for Beer of the Festival.  After the presentation, there will probably be an informal social visiting some other pubs.
 Contact Deric Payne for more information. Phone: 023 8089 0080 / 07821 815986.
Tue 14th
Branch Meeting
Guide Dog, 38 Earl's Road, Southampton, SO14 6SF
Branch meeting. 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.
 Contact Kevin Wooton / Deric Payne for more information. Phone: 07708 698318 / 07821 815986.

September 2018

Sat 8th
12:00 noon
Wessex Regional Meeting
Queen's Head, 20 London Road, Holybourne, Alton, GU34 4EG
Wessex Regional Meeting, any issues you would like to raise, or have raised on your behalf, come along, or let your regional rep know what you would like an answer to. Once business is complete the social will continue.
 Contact Kevin Wooton / Deric Payne for more information. Phone: 07708 698318 / 07821 815986.
Sat 15th
12:00 noon
Presentation Drop the Anchor brewery, Christchurch
Drop the Anchor Brewery, Avon Works, Bridge Street, Christchurch, BH23 1DY
A trip to Drop the Anchor brewery in Christchurch to present an award. The brewery is located at

Meet at Southampton central (Platform 4 / Toys R Us side) at 11:15, for the 11:24 train to Christchurch (arrives 11:52). A short walk to the Saxon Bar, before a further stroll to the brewery. The presentation is planned for 14:30. Return trains leave at 13 & 30 minutes past the hour.
 Contact Deric Payne / Kevin Wooton for more information. Phone: 07821 815986.

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