Deal, Dover & Sandwich

Campaign for Real Ale

Campaign for Real Ale

Welcome to the Deal, Dover & Sandwich branch of the Campaign for Real Ale

Welcome to our new Branch website on which we’ll be bringing you the latest news and information about what’s going on in our area regarding beer, cider, pubs, clubs, breweries and events. The website is still under development so please come back on a regular basis as we structure the website and add new information. Feel free to pass back any feedback you might have as we want make our new branch website work for you.

Tony Wells, Webmaster

Pub Heritage Bulletin 230 - April 2022

CAMRA's Pub Heritage Bulletin 230 - April 2022 is out now.

The bulletin features news about some of the nation's most important historic pub interiors.

Channel Draught - Spring 2022

After a two year break......our Branch Magazine is back.

With lots of great information about real ale, news, social events, a crossword and much more.

Click here to see the electronic edition.

Best of Kent Festival

On Saturday, 4th June, there’s to be a festival on Walmer Green celebrating what’s best about Kent: its beer, its wine, its cider and, of course its food.

Click here if you want to know more or you are a local business and would like to take part.

Ask for Clive Campaign

CAMRA proudly supports Ask for Clive, a charity that partners with venues to promote inclusion and create a welcoming environment for the #LGBT+ community. Pubs have until April 4 to sign up to Pub Pride 2022:

Sandwich Folk & Ale Festival Website

The Festival have launched their new website, featuring all the information you'll ever need about the festival, stalls, events, line up announcements, their shop and information about Sandwich and its pubs/restaurants/hotels.


Country Walk from Barnsole to Wingham.
Black Pig, Staple
Tue, 24th May.
Bramling Beer Festival @ Haywain, Bramling
Haywain, Bramling
Thu, 26th - Sun, 29th, May.
Crabble Corn Mill Beer Festival 2022
Crabble Corn Mill, River
Fri, 27th - Sun, 29th, May.
Time & Tide Open Day
Time & Tide Brewery, Eastry
Sat, 28th May. 12.00pm
Branch Pub of the Year 2022 Winner
The Berry, Walmer
Sat, 28th May. 3.00pm
Queen's Jubilee Beer Festival @ Sportsman, Sholden
Sportsman, Shoden
Thu, 2nd - Sun, 5th, June.
Thirst Thursday #6
The Berry, Canada Road, Walmer
Thu, 2nd June. 2.00pm
Best of Kent Food & Drink Festival (Organised by Walmer Town Council)
Walmer Green, Walmer
Sat, 4th June.
Country Walk from Wickhambreaux to Plucks Gutter.
Thu, 16th June.

Indicates a CAMRA-organised event.

Brief Branch, Pub & Brewery News

18/05/2022 A new Coffee & Wine Bar in Sandwich
A new coffee & wine bar to open in Sandwich.
16/05/2022 Time & Tide Brewing launch a new beer
Time & Tide Brewing are launching a new beer tomorrow: Fridge King.
07/05/2022 Real Ale at Le Tabac
Real ale is now available at Le Tabac, High Street, Deal.
03/05/2022 Real Ale is back at the Cricketers, Dover
As part of the pub's refurbishment, the hand pulls have been reinstated.
24/04/2022 Best real ale pubs across Kent.
A great write up in Kent Online about some of the best real ale pubs across Kent, including The Berry, Walmer.
03/04/2022 Fund Raising Campaign
The Chequer Inn Ash Society have launched a fund raising campaign through the Dover District Lotto.
28/03/2022 Hotel to be converted
Approval has been given to convert the White Cliffs Hotel, St. Margaret's-at-Cliffe, into residential properties.
About Us

The Deal, Dover, Sandwich and District branch of CAMRA has over 400 members and covers the Dover District Council area from Capel-le-Ferne through to Sandwich and inland as far as Stourmouth, Wingham, Denton and Alkam.

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