Archive for January, 2009

Social, Swan + Wheatsheaf, Midhurst

Feb 24, 2009

Social, starting at the Swan, Midhurst at 8:45. Then on to the Wheatsheaf.

Correction: previously, the first pub was listed as the Silver Horseshoe. This would be a neat trick, as it’s closed!

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Sussex Beer & Cider Festival, Hove Centre

Mar 12, 2009Mar 14, 2009

The 19th Sussex Beer & Cider Festival, organised by the Sussex branches of CAMRA, will be held at the Hove Centre, Hove on March 12–14.

As sales of real ale continue to increase, there will be nearly 230 traditional beers on sale to cope with the expected big demand. A record 4,000 people attended last year’s festival, and we’re planning for a similar figure next year.

Ciders, perries and country wines will also be available, as will British and foreign bottled beers. Hot and cold food will be available at all times, and there will be live entertainment on Saturday night only.

For more information, please visit or call festival organiser Ursula Lockyer on 07784 944277.

Thursday evening5–11£3.50
Friday lunchtime11–3£3
Friday evening5–11£6
Saturday lunchtime11–3£3
Saturday evening5–11£5 (£3 concessions)

Tickets will be available from the usual outlets:

Brighton & Hove Hove Centre, Brighton Centre, Evening Star, Sir Charles Napier
Horsham Beer Essentials
Shoreham Buckingham Arms
Lewes Gardener’s Arms
Worthing Selden Arms

or by post from SCBCF Ticket Sales, 13 Rudyard Road, Woodingdean, Brighton, BN2 6UB (phone: 07784 944277). For postal applications, please state the sessions for which you require tickets, and enclose an SAE with your payment in the form of a cheque or postal order made payable to “CAMRA Sussex Beer Festival”.

Tickets are available now.

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Social, Fox & Hounds, Funtington / Woodmancote Inn

Feb 17, 2009

Social, starting at the Fox & Hounds, Funtington at 8:45. Then on to the Woodmancote Inn.

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GBG Selection, Maypole, Yapton

Feb 12, 2009

Good Beer Guide selection meeting at the Maypole, Yapton starting 8:30.

Please bring your membership card if you wish to vote!

Note earlier-than-usual start time — we will have a lot to get through! Also this meeting is on a Thursday rather than a Tuesday.

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Branch AGM, Maypole, Yapton

Feb 3, 2009

Branch AGM at the Maypole, Yapton at 8:30. All branch members please attend.

Note earlier start time — we will have a lot to get through!

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Sussex Regional Meeting, Hastings

Jan 24, 2009

The Sussex regional meeting will take place at the White Rock Hotel, Hastings, starting at 12pm.

(Members only for this one, please!)

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