Southern Hampshire CAMRA

Welcome to the website of the Southern Hampshire branch of CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale. If you'd like to know more about us and what we do, please visit our About Us page. If you'd like to receive our low-volume emails, then please join one of our Mailing Lists.

The latest news of our activities locally and CAMRA's activities nationally are described below.

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Local News

  pub of the year logo Pub of the Year 2022
Online voting is now open, starting the process of selecting our Pub of the Year 2022.
Vote for your favourite pubs. You can change your votes any time before 4pm on the 18th of January 2022. The four top pubs will then be surveyed to the same criteria used in subsequent rounds of CAMRA's national pub of the year competition.
It's a great excuse to visit some great pubs and test out the beer before making your final selections.
Posted by Pete Horn on 01/12/2021

  Woolston Beer Festival
Woolston Beer Festival is back. 25 real ales, 5 ciders, a range of bottled beers, and food. Three sessions: Friday 6.30-11.00 (music from Rob Berry), Saturday 11.30-4.00 (Quiet Session) and 6.00-10.30 (music from One 4 the Road). Tickets for each session are £6, including glass and programme. £2 of free tokens for CAMRA members. Tickets are now on sale from the festival website or by cash from Olaf's Tun, Bitter Virtue or Park Inn.
See for further details.
Posted by Pete Horn on 09/09/2021

  All Party Parliamentary Pub Group Inquiry
In response to the devastating impact of the COVID-19 crisis, the Pubs APPG is launching an inquiry that will aim to understand how pubs have been affected, and what they need from the Government to thrive in the coming months and years.
To do this, the Pubs APPG wants to listen to the people who have made pubs the heart of so many communities, and ask what their businesses need.
Their responses will be used to produce a report and recommendations on how the Government can support pubs and publicans in the future.
To make your contibution to the inquiry and help with the survival of Real Ale and British pubs follow this link -

Posted by Pete Horn on 03/05/2021

Previous local news can be found in our Local News Archive.


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