Here is a list of branch events and other real ale events known to the branch.
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- 19th August – Day out in Chester – Meet at Central Station 11:00 for 11:15 train19th August – Day out in Chester – Meet at Central Station 11:00 for 11:15 train
- 2nd September – Inter-branch Bowls Tournament - Northern Club, Elm Avenue, Crosby, L23; from 1pm.
- 23rd September – Coach to Bridgnorth for the Michaelmas festival. Depart: Ship & Mitre @ 9:45am.To reserve a seat, please contact: wirral.camra.org.uk £5 deposit required
- 24th September – Ferry across the Mersey then a walk from Seacombe to New Brighton stopping off at various pubs along the
The judging process for this year’s competition is now complete. All the judges have now submitted their scores and I can now announce a winner.
Firstly, before I do, I would like to give a big thank you to all the judges, nine of them in all, for spending their own free time (and money !) to visit all five pubs on the shortlist TWICE in the space of only six weeks...I hope it wasn’t too onerous a task !
Secondly, the competition was very close this year, particularly between the top two, with under 60 points between them...it sounds a lot, but believe me….it isn’t… Read More
As a result of recent research & monitoring, three pubs/bars within the Crosby/Waterloo/Blundellsands area will be added to the list of LocAle pubs in the next edition of Merseyale. The Barbacoa, the Royal Hotel and The Edinburgh regularly sell beers from Rock the Boat Brewery in Crosby as well as other local beers. These join the numerous other pubs who are Locale accredited in this area. … Read More
Barbacoa , 47-51 Mersey View, L22 6QA
Royal Hotel , Marine Terrace, L22 5PR
Edinburgh, 119 College Rd, L23 3AS
The Abbey on Hanover Street closed it’s doors suddenly in the last few weeks of June but all is not lost.
Soon after we received a Press Release from Head of Steam stating that this site has been identified as their new pub in the heart of the city centre. Some of you may remember the original HoS, which was located within Lime Street Station. It went into decline several years ago and eventually closed two years ago only to be re-developed / re-opened by Wetherspoon as The North Western.
The Head of Steam brand is now owned and operated by… Read More
Big Bog Brewery will have a temporary bar at Haydock Park Races on 29th / 30th September. Read More
Our colleagues from Cheshire need help so, if you fancy volunteering at a (fairly) local beer festival ….
The 3 rd Cheshire Beer Festival will be held on 10 th & 11 th November at Chester Racecourse
As usual, they need volunteers for a variety of roles both during the festival and also for set-up / take-down.
Note: Jobs are allocated on a rota basis during each session & you may be given a variety of tasks.
Most jobs are serving beer, but other essential jobs include door, glasses, vouchers & games.
If there are any jobs you would prefer NOT to… Read More
Saturday October 7th .
Depart Ship & Mitre 11am.
The Blue Bell at Halkyn. See an apple pressing courtesy of Deeside Ciders. … Read More
The Raven at Llanarmon-Yn- Ial. Specialising in local cider and beers.
The Helter Skelter at Frodsham. Multi-award winning CAMRA pub.
Please Note: a max of two names per email booking due to demand.
Seat price is free due to “Cider Month” Liverpool branch campaign.
Congratulations to Tarn Hows Brewery for winning 'Beer of the Festival' with Blueberry and Vanilla Oatmeal Stout.
A well deserved award.
Award presented on volunteer thankyou trip to Hawkshead.
The Roscoe Head is one of just five pubs to be listed in 45 editions of the Good Beer Guide … Read More
· The Guide announces eight new breweries in Merseyside & Cheshire
· The Cricketers in St Helens is named one of the UK’s Top 16 pubs according to CAMRA
As CAMRA unveils the 45th edition of the Good Beer Guide it congratulates the Roscoe Head in Liverpool for the outstanding achievement of being listed in every single Guide, demonstrating a consistent high standard of quality beer served in a fantastic setting.
The Roscoe Head joins just four other pubs from across the