Welcometo the Deal, Dover and Sandwich & District website

The Coronavirus is presenting unprecedented challenges for our pubs, breweries and cider/perry producers. Many are finding different and innovative ways to help their business weather the crisis as well as supporting their local community. This could be by launching food and drink deliveries, encouraging locals to buy 'gift cards' for the summer or using crowdfunding to help their business.

Last week CAMRA, in partnership with SIBA and Crowdfunder, launched the Pulling Together Campaign which is providing information and resources that:

Locally we're getting involved in the campaign:

So, keep check our FaceBook page and website to keep in touch as the situation is continually changing and progressing.

Take Care & Stay Safe

images/camrabubble_thumb.jpg National Pub of the Year Winner announced
12th February 2020

The Bell Inn, Aldworth has been named CAMRA's National Pub of the Year.

Click here to see the press release and you can find out about all the other finalists here.

We're currently judging the CAMRA Branch Pub of the Year 2020 and we'll publish the results in the middle of March. So watch this space.

channeldraught/cd82.jpg Winter Edition of Channel Draught is now available.
30th January 2020

The electronic version of the Winter 2019/2020 edition of Channel Draught is now available with lots of great information about real ale, news, social events, a crossword and much more.

Articles include: o Trappist Beers; o National Pub of the Year; o From Across the Border; o Market Square Pubs - The Criterion; o The Anchor at High Offley; o The Beery Boaters trip around the Curly Wyreley plus all the regular stuff.

The printed version of Channel Draught will be out in time for the White Cliffs Festival of Winter Ales & Ciders and will be available from pubs across our branch.

Click on the image to go to the Channe; Draught webpage.

images/blank.jpg Advertising in Channel Draught
30th January 2020

If you are a local pub or business have you considered advertising in Channel Draught?

As well as supporting the work of the Campaign for Real Ale it offers you a great opportunity to promote your business across the Deal, Dover & Sandwich area and beyond.

If you'd like more information about advertising please email channel.draught@camra-dds.org.uk.

images/certificate_thumb.jpg Winter Pub of the Season 2019/2020 Winner
24th January 2020

Congratulations to the Crown Inn, Finglesham - voted Branch Winter Pub of the Season 2020 at our branch meeting on Monday.

The other nominees were: Just Reproach, Deal; White Horse, Dover & Wrong Turn, Barfrestone.

We'll shortly be announcing the date of the presentation.


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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