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CAMRA’s National Members’ Weekend, AGM and Conference

This years event takes place from 3rd to 5th April in York at the University of York West Campus, in Central Hall. There are several strands to the event – the legally required AGM, the conference where members debate campaigning policy, workshops to share experience running branches and the social side with a members’ bar, … Continue reading CAMRA’s National Members’ Weekend, AGM and Conference

Inn Brief

A new micropub has opened in Woodhouse Mill, at the bottom of Furnace Lane. The Oxbow offers a range of beers on both cask and keg.The former Rising Sun near Bamford, in the Hope Valley, which has sat closed and derelict for a few years now, has had the go ahead from Peak Park Planning Board to be redeveloped with a new hotel on the site. It is to be run by an independent operator aimed at visitors to the Peak District.The Cavendish on West Street, Sheffield, reopens following refurbishment on Saturday 25th January.A new restaurant specialising in vegetarian and vegan dishes has opened in Kelham Island in an old works on Cornish Street. Named V or V, the bar also has real ale and other craft beers for diners to enjoy – all unfined and vegan of course!The Dorothy Pax at Victoria Quay has had a bar refit and now boasts an increased number of beer lines!The Fulwood Ale Club, a micropub by the same people as the Ecclesall Ale Club, is now open on Brooklands Avenue.Sheffield Brewery Company‘s tap room is now opening to the public most weekends to serve their beer to drink in the brewery! Check … Continue reading Inn Brief