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Derby CAMRA Diary

April 2014

Wed 2nd - City Charter Beer Festival meeting  Venue TBC, 8 PM. 

Wed 9th - Branch meeting AGM Flowerpot, 8 PM. Fri 11th  Survey Cotton in the Elms, Hatton, Church Broughton, by free mini bus.Yes I know Cotton-in-the-Elms isn't our patch it's included for Derbyshire POTY Judging so start your judging now. Free mini bus leaves cathedral green 7.30 PM, returning to Derby by 11 PM. Names to Dean. 


Tues 15th - Social/Survey Suburbeer in Mickleover, Nags Head, Vine, Masons.Suggested timings are 8.30 Nags Head, 9.15 Vines, Masons 10pm.Timings may vary slightly depending on numbers attending and beer quality on the night, but the pubs are close together so you shouldn't have any problems finding us.Committee Representative:  Un allocated 


Wed 23rd - St Georges Day Social, Peacock, 9PMCommittee Representative: Gareth Stead. 


Fri 25th Sun 27th - CAMRA AGM, Scarborough. 


May 2014

Tue 6th - Branch Committee Meeting - TBC 


Wed 7th - City Charter Beer Festival meeting  Venue Old Spa Inn, 8 PM. 


Fri 9th  National Winter Beer festival, 'Thank You' Evening at Derby Brewing Company and The Tap; open to festival volunteers + guests, you should have been contacted by festival staffing with your invite and further details.

Sat 10th - Social - Mild / Ale Trail Crawl Starts

Beginning at The Falstaff, Silverhill Rd, Normanton at 7.30 PM before setting off (~8.15 PM) for the;
+ Others depending of time and attendees.
Committee Representative; TBC


Wed 14th - Branch meeting  Furnace, 8 PM. 


Saturday 17th  Best of Derbyshire Tour, by Mini Bus.

A tour of Derbyshire, visiting many of this year's Derbyshire POTY (Pub of the Year) nominees, with a few other old favourites thrown in as well. Open to all, but an ideal trip if you want to get involved with POTY. Like last year the south Derbyshire area will be done on another survey in April (has been done!). Nominal plan;

  • Ashbourne
  • Chinley
  • Millers Dale
  • Wardlow mires
  • Dronfield / Apperknowle
  • Chesterfield
  • South Normanton
  • Matlock
  • Heanor/Langley
  • Openwoodgate

Leaves Cathedral Green 11.30 AM, name and deposit of £5 required to secure a place. Exact route and cost is being worked on - to be confirmed. Talk to Dean for more information.  Currently full.

Fri 23rd Survey Thurlston, Aston, Weston, Ingleby. 7.30 PM Free mini bus. leave cathedral green 7.30 PM, back by 11 PM. Names to Dean.

(Please note this is subject to securing a Mini Bus)

Wed 28th - Social - Greyhound and Golden Eagle
Greyhound 8.30 Golden Eagle 9.30

All welcome.

Any 'socials' Questions please, Contact Dean Smith, 07703 458623.


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