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Amber Valley - Branch Diary

All members are welcome to attend any of the meetings, socials or events. As social surveys are done via minibus trip you need to book your place in advance by contacting our social secretary, Jane Wallis, details at the foot of the page. 


All meetings start at 8pm

Monday 18th August - Beer Festival Meeting at the Beehive Inn, 151 Peasehill Road, Peasehill, Ripley, DE5 3JN

Thursday 28th August - Branch Meeting at the Steampacket, Derby Road, Swanwick, DE55 1AB

Monday 15th September - Beer Festival Meeting at the Tavern, 11 Derby Road, Belper, DE56 1UU


Saturday 13th September - Social survey, destination to be announced.  As usual there is a free minibus from Ripley Market Place at 7:30pm and other pickups are available on request.  These times may change slightly depending on which area we are surveying.  Places are limited and as usual it will be run on a "first come, first served" basis so please get in touch as soon as possible if you would like to reserve a place. 

Please contact Jane Wallis (Social Secretary) on 01773 745966 or 0779 620 4519 or by e-mail at for more details.

Beer Festivals and Other Events  

22nd-25th August - Beer & Cider Festival at the Marquis of Ormonde, 35 Codnor Denby Lane, Codnor, DE5 9SP 6 reak akes and 6 reak ciders.  Please see for more details.

23rd-25th August - Charity Bank Holiday Beer Festival, The Beehive and Honey Pot, 151 Peasehill Road, Peasehill, Ripley, DE5 3JN  BBQ, live music, cake stalls, etc.

23rd-25th August - Oakham Ales Beer Festival at The Holly Bush Inn, Holly Bush Lane, Makeney, DE56 0RX  Showcasing up to 15 different Oakham beers. 

25th - 28th September 2014 - 5th Amber Valley Beer & Cider Festival at Strutt Centre, Derby Road, Belper, DE56 1UU

Please see our dedicated festival website at for full details.

If any pubs or clubs would like their Beer Festivals or events listing on the website then please contact Phil Marshall at or 07828 19 77 95 with details. 

Amber Valley Branch Contacts 

Chairman: Chris Rogers, tel 01332 880 041, e-mail: 
Secretary: Nora Harper, tel 01773 745 966, e-mail
Membership Secretary: Steve Cook , e-mail
Social Secretary: Jane Wallis, tel 01773 745 966 or e-mail
Pubs and Clubs Officer: Position Vacant
Treasurer: Position Vacant
Webmaster: Phil Marshall tel 07828 19 77 95 or e-mail: 


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