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diary/savethechequerinn.jpg New Save the Chequer Inn Campaign
24th February 2017
A British pie night has been organised as part of the campaign to save the the Chequer Inn, Ash. Click here for more information.

channeldraught/cd70.jpg New Winter Edition of Channel Draught is out
20th February 2017

The latest version of Channel Draught, No 70, is now available. With an informative look at what's been going on in the real ale industry, CAMRA campaigns, local pub news, social events and lots more.

Contents include: o Revitalisation Report; o Alcohol Concerns; o Letters to the Editor; o Breakwater Brewery - an introduction to Dover's latest brewery; o Kent Small Brewery News; o Gardners of Ash - the history of this former local brewery; o ACVs Under Scrutiny; o From Across the Water; o The Beery Boaters 2016 End of Year Trip plus all the regular articles.

The print edition of Channel Draught has been distributed to your local real ale pubs.

images/blank.jpg New Winter Pub of the Season winner
17th January 2017
We're very pleased to announce that our Branch Winter Pub of the Season is The Farrier (formerly the Admiral Keppel), 90 Manor Road, Deal, CT14 9DB.

Runners-up were: Anchor Inn, Wingham, Mash Tun, Dover, Fox, Temple Ewell.

images/camralogoandwords_thumb.jpg CAMRA announces National Pub of the Year Finalists.
21st November 2016
CAMRA has revealed the four finalists for its Pub of the Year competition. They are:

The winner will be announced in February 2017.

Click here to read the full press release.

images/blank.jpg Beery Boaters - Trip to Tardebigge
27th October 2016

Paul Skelton has published his account of the Beery Boater's September trip to Tardebigge, along with a video of their outing.

Both can be found on the Beery Boaters page on Paul's Pubs Archive website.

images/sfaf_thumb.jpg Sandwich Real Ale Trail
21st June 2016
In support of the upcoming Sandwich Folk & Ale Festival (8th-10th July) we've revised our Real Ale Trail of Sandwich.

Click here to download a copy of the trail leaflet.

Trail leaflets will be available in the pubs across Sandwich and the Tourist Office this weekend.

You can find out more about the Sandwich Folk & Ale Festival on their FaceBook page.

pubimages/berrywalmer.jpg CAMRA Kent Cider Pub of the Year 2016 Winner Announced
15th May 2016
Fantastic news.....we've just been informed that Chris Barnes, landlord of the Berry, Walmer, has won the CAMRA Kent Cider Pub of the Year competition 2016. (whatpub.com)

We hope to present the certificate at Chris's Glastonberry Festival on Saturday, 25th June at 3.00pm.

The runner-up was the Past & Present, Gillingham.


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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Last updated: 24th February 2017