Brian Holmshaw of Sheaf Valley Heritage is running a number of local history events that may be of interest to CAMRA members: Nether Edge Festival Beer and History Walk Beer on the Edge 4-7pm, Saturday 24 September at Bowling Club, 8 Nether Edge Road S7 1RU (usually one Abbeydale beer). Includes visits to various Nether … Continue reading Sheaf Valley Heritage events
Following the branch AGM in early April there are some changes to people and roles on the committee. The new committee for 2016/17 is led by a new Chair – Kate Major – who joined us as secretary last year. Other committee members include Tony Kennick, Paul Croft, Mark Boardley, Andy Cullen, Sarah Mills, Louise … Continue reading The new Sheffield & District CAMRA Committee
Dronfield and District CAMRA submitted a team to take part in the Dronfield Town Twinning Federation Quiz Night at the Civic Hall, and won the quiz! Congratulations to Dronfield CAMRA! For those that didn’t know, Dronfield has been twinned with Sindelfingen in Germany since 1981. The quiz night is a regular and popular event organised by the … Continue reading Dronfield CAMRA are winners!
Our branch AGM takes place at Shakespeares on Tuesday 5th April and one of the functions this fulfills is to assemble the committee that runs the branch for the year ahead. If there are multiple candidates for a role then an election will be held at the AGM, however a number of long standing members … Continue reading Committee roles up for grabs at the AGM!
Recently two Sheffield pubs became part of the prestigious CAMRA Regional Inventory of heritage Pub interiors – The Friendship (Manchester Road, Stocksbridge) and the New Barrack (Penistone Road, Hillsborough). The Friendship was renovated by Thomas (Tom) Edward Batty, in 1903, on the site of an earlier pub, built about 1859, run by Harriet Battye in 1868-71 and by … Continue reading Two more Sheffield Pubs join CAMRA Yorkshire Regional Inventory
Many thanks to all at Blue Bee and the Three Tuns for assisting with recent birthday celebrations. Josh allowed myself and a number of friends to assist (interfere?) on a brew day and the resulting one-off, pale and hoppy concoction subsequently took pride of place at my birthday party. Thanks to the Three Tuns (a … Continue reading Blue Bee and Three Tuns helps with CAMRA member’s birthday celebrations
Did you know there are around 1000 Young Members (YM) in Yorkshire? I bet that surprised you. As everyone’s spread over a large area and always busy it can be difficult to meet up with other YMs, which is where a Regional YMs’ Social comes in. On a sunny Saturday afternoon in late August we … Continue reading Younger Members report (aka CAMRA 18-30)
As part of Sheffield CAMRA’s ongoing improvement we are looking at our Beer Matters magazine and how we distribute it out to our local pubs and clubs. Currently various members collect copies at the monthly committee meeting then take then out to a variety of establishments. As there is no formal log of these distributors we have … Continue reading Attention Beer Matters distributors!
Sheffield Beer Week is a week-long festival celebrating the region’s brewing landscape – old and new! It’s also about highlighting the wonderful world of beer taking inspiration from across the globe. Collaboration is key with Sheffield’s bars, pubs, breweries (local, national and global) and restaurants joining forces to host beery events. Sheffield Beer Week happens … Continue reading Sheffield Beer Week – a guide to what’s on
Thursday 28th January – Winter Pub of the Season award presentation Our members have voted the Dronfield Arms the winner of our latest Pub of the Season award, join us for a pint or two as we present the certificate and enjoy the pub’s celebrations! Tuesday 9th February – branch meeting The monthly meeting where … Continue reading Dronfield CAMRA diary – February 2016