- Hare & Hounds, Northbourne Reopened
Tuesday 21 September 2021
After a long period of closure, the Hare & Hounds, Northbourne, reopened on Monday following refurbishment.
The restaurant will reopen on Saturday, 2nd October.
- Nine Years at the Anchor Inn
Sunday 22 August 2021
Congratulations to Keven & Michelle on their nine years at the Anchor Inn, Wingham.
Wishing them all the best for the future.
- Plough & Harrow, Tilmanstone has reopened.
Friday 16 July 2021
The Plough & Harrow, a rural pub and campsite situated on the edge of the village of Tilmanstone, has just reopened.
- CAMRA’s 50th Anniversary Golden Awards
Thursday 15 July 2021
As part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, CAMRA is recognising people, groups and businesses that have made a significant contribution to CAMRA’s aims by honouring them with a Golden Award.
Winning pubs have been chosen for their success in standing the test of time, being convivial, characterful, community-focused, and consistently pouring great pints.
So, we’re over the moon to announce that The Berry, Walmer has been awarded a Golden Award, nominated by CAMRA members.
For more information about the date of the presentation: CAMRA's Golden Award Presentation to the Berry, Walmer .
We’d like to offer our sincere congratulations to the Berry, Chris the landlord and the staff on this awards and wish them all the best for the future.
You can find out more about CAMRA’s 50 years of campaigning at https://camra.org.uk/50-years/
- Pub of the Year 2021 - Results
Monday 12 July 2021
We’re pleased to announce the winner of this year’s Branch Pub of the Year competition (running later than usual due to the pandemic).
Drum roll please.
The winner is the Just Reproach, Deal. The other finalists (in alphabetical order) were the Berry, Walmer; Breakwater Tap, Dover; Chequer Inn, Ash; Crown Inn, Finglesham and the Ship Inn, Deal.
We’d like to congratulate Bronwen Robson and all the staff at the Just Reproach. Not forgetting all the other pubs who made it into the competition. We’d also like to thanks the CAMRA members who took part in judging.
Full details about our Pub of the Year compeititon can be found in the Members' Area (You'll need to be a CAMRA member to logon and visit this area).
- Cider Works, Waldershare has reopened
Sunday 4 July 2021
This historic public house and restaurant has reopened after two years of rebuilding and renovation.
- Shepherd Neame teams up with Dreamland, Margate
Thursday 24 June 2021
Shepherd Neame has teamed up with Dreamland Margate to create an open-air pub experience this summer.
- Pubs, Pints, People- The World of Homeproducing
Wednesday 23 June 2021
In this final episode of the season, our Pubs. Pints. People. hosts discuss the ins and outs of brewing and fermenting at home, with the help of Jem Jones and James Finch.
- Pub Pride 2021
Sunday 20 June 2021
Our friends Ask For Clive are encouraging pubs to celebrate Pride locally on 23rd July by hosting events for Pub Pride!. https://www.pubpride.com
- Fat Cat Beers come to Kent
Saturday 12 June 2021
Opened in 2005, the award-winning Fat Cat brewery, Norwich, very rarely allows its beers out of the area.
The Crown Inn, Finglesham has managed to get hold of five of their ales and will be featuring them over the next five weekends, starting this weekend with Tom Cat, 4.1%.
As far as we are aware this is the first time their ales have been available in the Dover Area.
Don't forget, if your local is serving up an unusual brew or two then let us know and we'll be happy to spread the word.
- Landlady of the Forester on the Marina has died.
Tuesday 8 June 2021
We're sorry to hear that Margaret Moran, long-serving landlady at the Forester, passed away on Friday, 4th June.
We'd like to offer our deepest sumpathies and condolences to her family, friends & customers.
Dayle & Donna, at The Farrier, are helping to raise funds to purchase a memorial bench in loving memory of her life. https://www.facebook.com/thefarrierdeal/posts/4240432795977447
- We've added a Publicans' Page
Friday 4 June 2021
To get publicans more involved in the management of their pub's WhatPub entry, as well as making them aware of what CAMRA has to offer, We've launched our Publicans' Area.
As well as containing information about updating WhatPub it will contain useful information about CAMRA and its activities.
- Cut tax on beer served in pubs
Wednesday 2 June 2021
A report commissioned by a cross party group of MPs has recommended a new draught beer duty rate to boost footfall in pubs.
The Government should cut duty on draught beer served in pubs and social clubs to help them compete with supermarket alcohol – and recover from the impact of the COVID pandemic.
- New bar in Deal - Le Tabac, High Street Sunday 30 May 2021
- Modern British Beers
Friday 28 May 2021
A detailed look at the beers that are shaping the British beer landscape – with over 80 breweries and a close encounter with the people behind their signature brews.
Click here to pre-order at the CAMRA shop.
- Map of Cider Producers
Thursday 27 May 2021
As part of May's Cider & Perry Month, CAMRA has released their map detailing the cider producers across the UK.
- Back Editions of Channel Draught
Tuesday 25 May 2021
We're happy to announce that all back copies of Channel Draught are now available on our website. This includes the six Festivals editions published for the first six Beer Festivals, before the Winter edition was used.
Go to our Channel Draught webpage.
- Vacancy - Membership Secretary
Friday 21 May 2021
We have a vacancy on our committee for a Membership Secretary.
In this role you’ll be responsible for recruiting and welcoming new members, helping to retain them, encouraging them to take part in local CAMRA activities and reporting back to the branch on membership matters.
More details about the role can be found on CAMRA's website at Membership Secretary Role Description.
If you are interested please contact our Branch Secretary.
- I'm Getting Back to the Pub
Thursday 20 May 2021
As part of the #PubsMatter campaign, and ahead of next Monday when we're allowed back inside pubs again, CAMRA has some profile frames for Facebook and Twitter so that everyone can show that they are getting back and supporting pubs and clubs.
So, go on - show your support.......
- Shepherd Neame supports Historic Oyster Boat Restoration Wednesday 12 May 2021
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