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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 14th July - Beer Festival Meeting at the George and Dragon, 117 Bridge Street, Belper, DE56 1AZ

Thursday 31st July - Branch Meeting at the Thorn Tree, 161 Church Street, Waingroves, DE5 9TE

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

Thursday 28th August - Branch Meeting at TBC


Saturday 19th July - Social survey, destination to be announced.  As usual there is a free minibus from Ripley Market Place at 7:30pm Belper Market place at 7:45 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  

18th-19th July - Amberfest, the beer festival at Amber Ales Brewery, Asher Lane Business Park, Asher Lane, Pentrich, DE5 3SW.  Featuring up to 20 new, experimental and unusual beers from Amber Ales. See for preliminary beer details

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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