Southern Hampshire CAMRA

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

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Local News

  Olaf's Tun - Southern Hampshire CAMRA Pub of the Year 2022 Southern Hampshire CAMRA Pub of the Year 2022 award presentation
A mild April Tuesday saw a local CAMRA social at Olaf's Tun in Woolston, Southampton. The main event was the presentation of Southern Hampshire CAMRA's Pub of the Year 2022 award to Olaf'sTun. Pictured are publican's Maz and Rob (centre) receiving the award from competition organiser David Pritchard. Congratulations to Maz & Rob for running such a fine micropub. Olaf's Tun now goes forward to the Wessex Regional Pub of the Year competition.
Posted by Pete Horn on 19/04/2022

  Olaf's Tun - Southern Hampshire CAMRA Pub of the Year 2022 Olaf's Tun, Woolston is Southern Hampshire CAMRA Pub of the Year 2022
We're delighted to announce our local branch's Pub of the Year 2022. This year's winner is Olaf's Tun in Portsmouth Road, Woolston, Southampton. The finalist pubs were each visited by four volunteer judges, who assessed them against CAMRA's national Pub of the Year scoring criteria (which will also be used in the regional and national competitions). The four finalists, selected by CAMRA members before the judging, also included: The Handle Bar, Southampton; Steam Town, Eastleigh and Witch's Brew, Southampton. A formal presentation of this award will be announced in due course.
Posted by Pete Horn on 10/03/2022

  Hop Press 90 December 2021 Hop Press is out
Normally, over 3600 copies of our branch magazine are delivered to our local pubs but that is not to be. Issue 90 is on-line only and it has just the regular Pub News for now and some snippets of national news; more articles will be added as we go on - the benefits of not being fixed to paper! Read it now.
Posted by Pete Horn on 10/12/2021

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


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