Diary & What's On
- HAPPY MAN ENGLEFIELD GREEN - BEER FESTIVAL
Wednesday 25 – Sunday 29 May 2022
Second Beer Festival of 2022 at this excellent Good Beer Guide and local award winning Pub. Stillage in the rear courtyard of the tardis like Happy Man in Harvest Road, Englefield Green. Good value food available on all days.
CAMRA Discount Wednesday & Thursday.
Beer List will be added when known
Buses 8, 441 and occasional 500 stop on nearby Egham Hill outside Royal Holloway College.
- OLDE SWAN CHERTSEY - BEER FESTIVAL
Thursday 2 – Sunday 5 June 2022
Olde Swan Hotel
Queen’s Jubilee weekend Beer Festival at the CAMRA award winning Olde Swan Hotel in Chertsey.
12 real ales and 4 ciders. Live Music Thursday & Saturday evening.
Buses 446, 456 & 557 and Chertsey Station 10 minutes walk.
- HAMPTON BEER FESTIVAL & *BRANCH SOCIALS*
Friday 3 – Saturday 4 June 2022
Out of Branch Area
Informal *BRANCH SOCIALS* From 6pm on Friday 3rd June when Robert & Deborah are going, and from Noon on Saturday 4th June when Spike is going. Tickets can be purchased online via Hampton Beer Festival or on the door, and a pint of beer or cider (or glass of wine) is only £3. This is a smaller festival in a scout hall, but there is still a good selection, money goes to charity, and there is a garden and marquees if the weather is kind.
Venue is only 5 minutes walk from Hampton Station, and the 216 bus from Staines, Ashford & Sunbury stops close by.
- *BRANCH SOCIAL* LALEHAM WANDER
Saturday 11 June 2022
Joint Social with Kingston & Leatherhead Branch. Meet at 1pm at the Three Horseshoes* in Laleham, then wander up to Staines via various pubs including the Wheatsheaf & Pigeon and maybe the Beehive, a community focused wet led pub; OK a traditional back street boozer.
Finish at Thames Side Brewery & Tap Room around 4.30pm.
*Bus 458 between Staines > Shepperton > Walton > Kingston stops nearby.
- 37th EGHAM BEER FESTIVAL & *BRANCH SOCIAL*
Thursday 28 – Saturday 30 July 2022
Egham United Services Club
Now in it’s 14th year. 50 plus ales plus ciders, many from Britain's newest breweries. BBQ, hot & cold food, & live music Friday & Saturday evening. Just 5 mins walk from Egham Rail Station, and buses 8, 441 & occasional 500 from the nearby High Street.
*BRANCH SOCIAL* - from 7pm on the preview evening Wednesday 27th July 2022, CAMRA members who are not club members can be signed in.
For more details including entry prices, see Egham Real Ale and Cider Festival.
- GUILDFORD BEER FESTIVAL
Friday 29 – Saturday 30 July 2022
Out of Branch Area
The Guildford Beer Festival will features over 100 cask ales, craft keg beers, and ciders. Food will also be available, and live music most days. It also features live musical entertainment and food will be available. Entry is £10, with a free pint for CAMRA Members on production of their membership card.
The venue is The Sports Ground in Woodbridge Road, Guildford GU1 4RP, which is a 10 minute walk from Guildford Rail and Bus Stations. For more information including how to purchase tickets, see Guildford Beer Festival. The Guildford Beer Festival is hosted and run by Guildford Cricket Club. Guildford BeerFest Photo
- GREAT BRITISH BEEF FESTIVAL AKA GBBF 2022
Tuesday 2 – Saturday 6 August 2022
Out of Branch Area
Yes it's back! Get your hands on British and international beers from over 500 different breweries, as well as ciders, perries, wine, and gin. Experience the natural magic of grain to glass, while enjoying live music, delicious street food and our incredible selection of only the finest beers.
Providing a stunning backdrop of grand Victorian architecture for over 130 years, Olympia London has now been home to the festival since 2012 and excited to be bringing you some incredible beers this year at one of London’s most iconic venues. For more information, see the GBBF the Great British Beer Festival
If you're a CAMRA member, and if not why not ;-) and you would like to help out, see GBBF Volunteer Guidelines.