CAMPAIGN FOR REAL ALE Peterborough & District Branch
The Woolpack rises again!
The Woolpack will reopen at 7.30pm on Friday 1st March, under the control of Meri Hyde, previously landlady of the Heron. Great news!

The Woolpack in Stanground is presently closed. Visited Woolpack Saturday 9th Feb. Security door in place, notice of closure in window dated 8th Feb.
Added by 129840 on Sun 10th February, 2019

Pub party raises £230 for Corby Lakelands Hospice
The Shoulder of Mutton in Chapel Road Weldon held a pub party on Saturday 19th January to celebrate the pubs inclusion in the 2019 Camra (Campaign For Real Ale) Good Beer Guide.
Doctor Busker and the Village Idiots entertained to a full house with music,song and dance with customers joining in to have a right good old knees up. A charity raffle offered 25 prizes to be won and raised £230 for the Corby Lakelands Hospice.A fantastic night out all round enjoyed by everyone.Thank you to all who attended and donated raffle prizes.It is hoped Doctor Busker will return soon.The Shoulder of Mutton is planning a beer festival over a weekend in May dates to be confirmed and more details will be announced soon.For general enquiries please call 01536 601016.
Added by Dickie on Mon 21st January, 2019

National Winter Beer Festival Trip
Peterborough Conservative Club have a bus running to the National Winter Ales Festival in Norwich on February 23rd. This is the last year the event is to be held here for the foreseeable future. If Winter ales aren’t your thing the city itself has a plethora of excellent pubs including a multi national award winner. Cost is £10. The bus will leave at 10.00 and return at 19.00. If you would like to go please call the Club on 01733 569961
Added by shep on Mon 7th January, 2019

Frothblowers Arms - Pub of the Year 2019
Following last night's counting, we can confirm that the 2019 Pub of the Year is the Frothblowers Arms in Werrington. The pub received over half of over 140 votes cast, with runner up the 2018 winner the Bumble Inn, followed by Charters and the Yard of Ale. Congratulations to all four top pubs!
Added by Matt Mace on Mon 31st December, 2018

Pub of the Year and Good Beer Guide Counting Evening
Counting for both the 2019 Peterborough & District Pub of the Year, and 2020 Good Beer Guide nominations, will be held from 8pm at the Burghley Club Peterborough on Sunday 30th December. Anyone is welcome to attend and be the first to find out who is the new Pub of the Year.
Added by Matt Mace on Sat 29th December, 2018

Last 24 Hours for Pub of the Year / GBG Guide 2020 Voting
Peterborough & District CAMRA Branch Member - Last 24 hours to vote for your pub of the year or nominate a pub for inclusion in the 2020 edition of the Good Beer Guide!! Does not matter if you have not received a form, just email your votes to along with your membership number (one set of votes per member). The short listed for Pub of the Year are: - Bumble Inn - Charters - Frothblowers Arms - Yard of Ale
Added by Matt Mace on Thu 27th December, 2018

An award winning campaigning crawl
A Campaigning Crawl around Werrington on the 24th November.

Starting around midday at our latest Gold Award recipient The Frothblowers we will visit the many pubs in the area over the afternoon.

Pubs can be visited in any order but the plan is to finish at the multi award winning Ploughman for their annual Charity Beer Festival.

Turn up and go or join later in the day.

Added by shep on Tue 13th November, 2018

Annual General Meeting
The AGM of the Peterborough and District branch of CAMRA will take place at the Brewery Tap, Westgate, PE1 2AA on the 3rd December at 8.30pm. Any nominations for committee positions must be received by the secretary at least a week before the meeting. Any resolutions must be notified to the secretary before the November branch meeting at the Rising Sun in Leverington, for discussion at that meeting,
Added by Dickie on Tue 9th October, 2018

SIBA Beer Festival at Elgoods Friday 21st September
Minibus available
Added by shep on Sat 15th September, 2018

Peterborough Beer Festival 2018 - Washup meetings
To clear up any confusion (caused by me, I suspect), the public washup meeting takes place at the Brewery Tap on Tuesday 16th Oct at 8.30pm. Come along and find out how we did, or didn't. If you have anything you'd like to tell us, your opinions would be welcome. Sorry for the previously shown, incorrect date.
Added by Dickie on Thu 6th September, 2018

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LocAle Pub of the Year
The Yard of Ale
Presented on Wednesday 3rd April, 2019
Latest LocAle pubs - 98 pubs
The LocAle scheme encourages pubs to sell real ale that is brewed locally - within 30 miles by road of the pub. The latest pubs to be accredited are as follows:-
Bluebell, Helpston, Cambs
Blue Bell, Easton On The Hill, Northants
White Hart, Ufford, Cambs
Smith's, Bourne, Lincs
Heron, Peterborough, Cambs
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Nov 2019

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