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Campaigning Year 2012

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Liverpool CAMRA is a Campaigning Branch and here is a snapshot of the Campaigning Year

431626_309278769134783_173516506044344_877636_688376452_nLiverpool Beer Festival (February).
Our annual festival is internationally renowned as the ONLY Beer Festival in the World to be Held in a Cathedral. Always a sell out event, this has become as much a part of the Liverpool Events Calendar as the Grand National.

264320_173674136028581_173516506044344_461792_8232558_nBringing New People to Real Ale Campaign.

A programme of around 14 events throughout the year designed to encourage new people to try real ale especially women and young people. Discovering CAMRA Events - two large events a year to introduce new and intending members to what Liverpool CAMRA does and how they can become involved.

mildMild Month (currently May).
A series of events will be held to promote mild which is a classic beer style with great flavours.

photo1LocAle the green local pint.

Scheme to promote local brewers within a 30 mile radius by publicising pubs that undertake to offer regularly at least one beer from a local brewer, thereby reducing beer miles and supporting local business. 

222426_187053481357313_173516506044344_508129_1694419_nLiverpool CAMRA Oscars Night (usually July).

A night of awards and media coverage recognising contributions to serving and promoting real ale in Liverpool including the award for Liverpool CAMRA Pub of the Year and awards for Pubs of Excellence.

p9200040Liverpool Real Ale Pubs Festival.

A two month programme of events in September and October promoting Liverpool's Real Ale Pubs including pub real ale festivals, special pub events, free tastings, music events, beer and food events and much much more. See MerseyAle Autumn edition for programme details.

pub passport 2011Liverpool Real Ale Pubs Map.

This is a free colour map pinpointing over 110 real ale pubs both in Liverpool and the surrounding areas. No need to get lost again looking for the best pubs in Liverpool.

365 Days a Year – Liverpool the Real Ale Pubs Capital of Britain. Liverpool has a pub for all reasons including pubs that are recognised as having the best interiors in the country. One day is not enough to do Liverpool pubs justice!! So Stay Another Day and enjoy! Promoting Real Ale, Liverpool Pubs and CAMRA.

182234_10150090680963990_682078989_6194546_996847_nAll the Fun of the Queue (December). Almost as famous as the event itself is the queue for tickets on Liverpool Beer Festival Ticket Sales day. Be there early to buy yours - ticket details in Winter MerseyAle and on website

Nov_2011_MerseyAle_Web_coverGet your free copy of MerseyAle from local pubs. There are five editions a year. Copies can be read on line on the Branch website. Also check the Branch Facebook page

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Good Beer Guide (GBG)

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For more detailed information on the best pubs in our branch area check out the 2017 Good Beer Guide. This edition has detailed information on 40 pubs in our area. If you buy through CAMRA we will make more profit which will be reinvested into campaigning. For more information check out the website. For information on how you can contribute to the Good Beer Guide check out the article on beer scoring and survey trips.


Kind is the Branches'  Chosen charity. At the Liverpool Beer Festival donations are collected, which includes giving  the public an opportunity to donate any left over beer vouchers, which we convert to a cash donation. For more information on Kind and how to make a donation please visit their website

CAMRA Members - Are you missing out

Take noticeLiverpool & Districts CAMRA keeps in touch with members on email on a regular basis: giving a synopsis on all beery events (both CAMRA and non-CAMRA) and special news such as pub awards, and reminders about branch socials and meetings.

We are keeping members up to date with what is going on within the branch without using CAMRA funds on snail mail letters.

Liverpool & Districts are keen to keep in touch. So, if you are a CAMRA Member and want to be kept up to date with what’s happening, both locally and nationally, please make sure that your email address is logged on the CAMRA website.

This is very easy to do:

  • Log onto the CAMRA website –
  • Click the Login tab and sign in with your membership number and password (your postcode).
  • Click the My Membership tab then click Edit your membership information.
  • Click Enter/Amend My Record. Edit and Save your changes.

Any problems? email the branch Membership Secretary 

CAMRA 40th

What Pub

Members can use to search for details of pubs across the UK and then look up details such as opening times, descriptions, facilities and of course details of the real ale and cider on offer.

Contact Us

Liverpool & District CAMRA:

Branch Contact, Steve Downing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Web Master, Mel James-Henry This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


230 Hatfield Road, St Albans AL1 4LW

phone: (01727) 867 201


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