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images/camrabubble_thumb.jpg New Reopening of two pubs
12th December 2019

Some great news about two pubs which will be opening soon.....

The Admiral Harvey (13 Bridge St, Dover) which closed in January 2018, is having a pre-opening event on Friday, 20th December, before officially opening on Monday, 23rd December.

The Stag (7 The Stand, Walmer,) will be reopening its doors on Wednesday, 18th December, following a few weeks of refurbishment.

We'd like to offer both pubs, as we do to all the pubs in our branch, best wishes for the future.

images/camrabubble_thumb.jpg New Winter Pub of the Season Nominations
11th December 2019

Calling all CAMRA members, don't forget to take part in our Branch Winter Pub of the Season.

We're looking for your local pub that you believe is a great winter pub, whether it's a roaring fire, a great selection of winter ales, tremendous winter pub grub, fabulous Christmas decorations or it just offers a place to hide away on a cold winter's night.

Go to the Nominations Web Page.

Deadline: Monday, 20th January 2020.

channeldraught/cd81.jpg 20th Anniversary Edition of Channel Draught is out now.
15th November 2019

Welcome to the 20th anniversary edition of Channel Draught. Yes, 20 years...which has seen the magazine evolve from a couple of double-sided A4 pages to the glossy magazine we have today.

The Autumn 2019 edition is now available with lots of great information about real ale, news, social events, a crossword and much more.

Articles include: o The First Channel Draught; o Westerham Brewery; o Sandwich Connect; o Pulling Power; o Hop Growing in Hythe; o The Anti-Alcohol Movement; o A Late Summer Stroll; o A Brewpub Survivor; o Across the Border - The Beery Boaters Spring trip on the Llangollen Canal into Wales; plus all the regular stuff.

To celebrate the magazine's anniversary here are the first three editions:

The printed edition will be available shortly in pubs across our branch.

images/camralogo_blue_thumb.jpg Candidates for CAMRA's National Pub of the Year have been announced
5th November 2019

The candidates are:

Click here to read more about each of the pubs and the competition on CAMRA's main website.

images/apple_thumb.jpg Cider Pub of the Year 2020
28th October 2019

Calling all CAMRA members - Nominate your candidate for Branch Cider Pub of the Year 2020 now!

You can submit your nomination by completing the Nomination Form.

The deadline is November's branch meeting on Monday, 18th November.

pubimages/mashtundover.jpg Sale of Mash Tun, Dover
12th October 2019

We've been told that Peter and Kathryn have sold the Mash Tun - their last trading day will be Sunday, 13th October.

The Mash Tun will be closed for a few weeks for refurbishment and is expected to reopen at the end of November under a new name.

images/gbg2020.jpg Good Beer Guide 2020 Published
13th September 2019

CAMRA's 47th edition of the Good Beer Guide was published yesterday and is available to buy from the CAMRA shop.

It features 145 pubs in Kent, including 33 new entries, and 47 breweries, of which five of them are new to the book.

Click here to see CAMRA's Kent press release.

images/realalediscountscheme2019.png CAMRA's Real Ale Discount Scheme has a new member
30th August 2019

We're please to announce that from Monday, 2nd September, The Farrier, 90 Manor Road, Deal, will be joining CAMRA's Real Ale Discount Scheme.

CAMRA members, on production of a valid membership card, will be eligible to 50p off a wide range of their real ales during opening hours.

The Real Ale Discount Scheme is just one of the many benefits available to CAMRA members. Click here to find out more.

If you are a landlord and would like more information about joining the scheme, then click on the link above or contact our Pubs Officer, Tony Wells, at pubs.officer@camra-dds.org.uk.

images/camralogo_blue_thumb.jpg Champion Beer of Britain Competition Results
11th August 2019

At the Great British Beer Festival the winners of CAMRA's prestigious Champion Beer of Britain competition were announced:

The full list of Champion Beer of Britain categories and winners can be found at gbbf.org.uk/about/champion-beer-of-britain/

images/award_thumb.jpg Kent CAMRA Cider and Perry Competition
11th August 2019

The Kent CAMRA Cider and Perry Competition was held at the last month's Kent Beer Festival. The results are:



The winners will be put forward as the Kent representatives to the National Cider Competition to be held at Reading Beer Festival in the Spring of 2020.


We aim to keep this website regularly updated. So, if you have any comments or suggestions, or spot any errors or omissions, please email the Webmaster at webmaster@camra-dds.org.uk.

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