- GBG 2025 - Final selection meeting
Tuesday 27 February 2024 19:00
Woking Railway Athletic Club, Woking
Please join us for our CAMRA Surrey Hampshire Borders GBG 2025 - Final selection meeting.
- Woking Pub Night
Thursday 7 March 2024 20:00
Join Ian Johnson as he takes us to the a couple of pubs in Woking:
8pm Sovereigns: https://whatpub.com/pubs/SHB/578/sovereigns-woking
9pm Herbert Wells: https://whatpub.com/pubs/SHB/658/herbert-wells-woking
- Branch meeting
Wednesday 13 March 2024 20:00
Richmond Arms, Godalming
Please join us for our Branch Meeting at the Richmond Arms, Godalming.
- Ascot Brewery Quiz
Thursday 14 March 2024 20:00
Ascot Brewing Company Tap Room, Camberley
Join Dave Taylor for quiz night at the Ascot Brewery in Blackwater: https://whatpub.com/pubs/SHB/859/ascot-brewing-company-tap-room-camberley Quiz starts at 8pm.
Please message ku.gro.armac.bhs@laicos if you would like to join a team.
- Camberley Pub Tour
Tuesday 19 March 2024 18:30
Join Doug Fish as he leads us around some pubs in Camberley
The first pub is 2 mins walk from Camberley station:
6.30 – Claude du Vall: https://whatpub.com/pubs/SHB/124/claude-du-vall-camberley Opposite tne Claude is:
7.30 – Duke of York: https://whatpub.com/pubs/SHB/258/duke-of-york-camberley Then a 0.3 mile walk to:
8.00 – CADS Club: https://whatpub.com/pubs/SHB/92/camberley-district-club-camberley Just next door to the:
8.30 – Cabin: https://whatpub.com/pubs/SHB/844/cabin-camberley Then a 0.2 mile walk to the:
9.30 - Bear: https://whatpub.com/pubs/SHB/583/bear-camberley Camberley station is then a 0.3 mile walk.
- Terry's Thameside Tootle (London)
Wednesday 3 April 2024 11:15
Join Terry Hartshorn as he takes us for a walk along the Thames path from Waterloo to Greenwich, visiting pubs on route.
We'll meet Terry Hartshorn under the clock at Waterloo Station for a prompt 11am start. The first planned visit is to The Mayflower, Rotherhithe: https://whatpub.com/pubs/SEL/10711/mayflower-rotherhithe, which is an approximate 3.5 mile walk along the Thames Path arriving around 12.15pm. However, if you wish to travel by public transport, take the Jubilee Line to Canada Water from where it is a 0.5 mile walk - please note that the pub opens at 12pm.
If anyone would like to have lunch at the pub (food is recommended by Terry), then please let Terry know and he will reserve an inside table. There is also a covered external area over the river which is always available for walk-ins.
After lunch the next visit will be to The Dog & Bell, Deptford: https://whatpub.com/pubs/SEL/10902/dog-bell-deptford, which is a further 3 mile walk along the river. Or you can catch the 47 or 188 bus from Southwark Park to Sayes Court with a short walk at either end.
Return to Waterloo will be via the Thames (Uber) Clipper from Greenwich Pier, which is a 1 mile walk from the pub traveling to the London Eye, with an option to visit The The Kings Arms, Roupell St: https://whatpub.com/pubs/SEL/10553/kings-arms-london prior to traveling home.
For the Thames Clipper it is easier to book a ticket in advance online, although you can tap in or use the ticket machine at the pier. If you have a bus pass you can get a 50% concession ticket.
Apart from the start time the day will be flexible so adjustments can be made according to the beers available.
- West End Social
Wednesday 10 April 2024 20:00
Join Ian Johnson for a West End pub tour!
8pm Hare & Hounds: https://whatpub.com/pubs/SHB/287/hare-hounds-west-end
9pm Inn at West End: https://whatpub.com/pubs/SHB/324/inn-at-west-end-west-end
- Farnham Beerex
Thursday 18 – Saturday 20 April 2024
Farnham Maltings, Farnham
Tickets for 46th Farnham Beerex are now on sale. They can be purchased here Note Saturday lunchtime tickets have sold out.
Session times for 2024 are confirmed, as in 2023 they will be 6.00pm - 11.00pm for the three evening sessions and 11.00am - 3.00pm for the Friday and Saturday lunchtime sessions.
Live music at each session, except Friday lunchtime, with tickets giving entry to Beerex, the entertainment and a souvenir programme. A commemorative glass is also available to purchase.
Farnham Maltings provide food at all sessions. The minimum age for entry is 18 years.
Latest details about Beerex can be found here
- Farnham Beerex Social
Thursday 18 April 2024 18:00
Farnham Maltings, Farnham
Join Dave Taylor and other branch members for the first night of the Farnham beer fest. You'll will find them in the seating area upstairs.
More info on the fest can be found here: https://shb.camra.org.uk/viewnode.php?id=136657
- Hampshire Tasting Panel Meeting
Monday 22 April 2024 19:00
Prince of Wales, Farnborough
Hampshire Tasting Panel is holding a refresher event for trained tasters at the Prince of Wales, Farnborough.
However any Branch member who is interested in seeing how Tasting Panels work and who might be consider getting involved in the future are most welcome to come along.
Please let Kevin Travers Branch Contact know if you would like to attend as space is limited.
- Frimley Pub Tour
Wednesday 24 April 2024 19:30
Join Tony Lea for a tour of Frimley's pubs.
7:30pm Meet at the Crabtree, 220 Frimley Road, Frimley. GU15 2QJ: https://whatpub.com/pubs/SHB/132/crabtree-camberley
Then catch a regular Goldline bus (every 20 minutes) or it's a 16 minute walk to the Olde White Hart, Frimley High Street, GU16 7HU to arrive at 8:30pm: https://whatpub.com/pubs/SHB/682/olde-white-hart-frimley
Then leave at 09:30pm for a 3 minute walk to the Railway Arms, Frimley High Street, Frimley GU16 7HU: https://whatpub.com/pubs/SHB/482/railway-arms-frimley
The Goldline is then hourly to either Farnborough, Aldershot or Camberley and Frimley station is just a 5 minute walk from the Railway Arms.
- Trip to Sirencraft & Elusive Breweries
Saturday 4 May 2024
Join Dave & Les as they take us to Sirencraft & Elusive Breweries.
We will look to arrive there at lunchtime, but more details will be published nearer the time when train schedules/strikes/engineering works etc are known!
- Pubs of North Guildford Tour
Tuesday 14 May 2024 19:00
Join Ian Johnson for a tour of North Guildford pubs.
7pm Rowbarge: https://whatpub.com/pubs/SHB/512/row-barge-guildford
8pm Stoke: https://whatpub.com/pubs/SHB/601/stoke-guildford
9pm King's Head: https://whatpub.com/pubs/SHB/348/kings-head-stoke-road-guildford
- Branch 50th Birthday Celebration
Thursday 30 May 2024 16:00
Hogs Back Brewery Shop & Tap Room, Tongham
We are holding a party to celebrate our 50th Birthday.
We will be gathering from 4pm and being a birthday party there will be cake, which we plan on cutting at 6.30pm and then continue the celebrations into the evening. In addition, our friends at Hogs Back have agreed to brew a special beer to mark the occasion, which will be available on the night.
All current and past CAMRA members of the branch are welcome to come along and if anyone would like to join CAMRA on the day, we will buy them a free pint. Please email ku.gro.armac.bhs@pxtn to be added to the guest list
The number 20 bus will get you to Tongham, followed by a 15 min walk up the hill. If you need a transport from the bus stop, please let us know when you book, and we will co-ordinate groups for a taxi/lift up the hill as required.
- Working social at the Guildford Cricket Club beer festival
Saturday 15 June 2024 11:00
Help serve during the Noon to 4pm session, then socialise until 6pm.
CAMRA Members only please.
Book your place with Mark Davies at ku.gro.armac.bhs@laicos An acknowledgment will then be given.
- Ash Beer & Curry Night
Tuesday 18 June 2024 18:00
Join Dave Taylor for a Curry Banquet night at the Spice of India in Ash Vale: https://www.spiceofindiaash.co.uk/
You can enjoy a starter, followed by any main dish, served with your choice of nan bread and rice for just £12.95!
Please let Dave know if you would like to eat by 8th June on ku.gro.armac.bhs@laicos so he can book a table.
6pm we'll meet at the Swan: https://whatpub.com/pubs/SHB/611/swan-ash-vale
Then walk along the canal to the Admiral: https://whatpub.com/pubs/SHB/401/admiral-ash-vale
Before moving onto the restaurant for 8pm
- Midsummer Walk
Tuesday 25 June 2024
For our annual midsummer walk this year we will be visiting one of our most remote pubs the 6.30pm Bluebell, Dockenfield.
The walk will be 5.5 miles, with the pub is an hour's walk from Bentley Station, thought the attractive Alice Holt Forest.
We will depart Bentley following the arrival of 18.22 train and will return to Bentley in time for the 22.51 train back to Farnham, Aldershot & Woking. There will be plenty of time to have a meal at the pub, please let Kevin Travers Branch Contact know if to would like to dine by 16th June so he can book a table.
- Guildford Pizza & Beer Night
Wednesday 17 July 2024 18:00
Join Dave Taylor at the Olde Ship inn Guildford, which serves excellent pizzas.
Please let Dave know if you would like to eat by 7th July on ku.gro.armac.bhs@laicos so he can book a table.
6pm we'll meet in the Britannia: https://whatpub.com/pubs/SHB/76/britannia-guildford Then walk 1 mile to the Olde Ship Inn: https://whatpub.com/pubs/SHB/567/olde-ship-inn-guildford to arrive there for 7:30pm
At the end of the evening we may have time for a drink at Rodboro' Buildings: https://whatpub.com/pubs/SHB/507/rodboro-buildings-guildford before catching trains or buses home