Diary

Here are the details of our branch meetings, socials and other activities for members coming up over the next month or two.

Committee meeting

8pm Tue 23 Apr

The monthly business meeting for the committee. The venue is the Dog & Partridge on Trippet Lane in Sheffield City Centre. We also aim to have the new issue of Beer Matters from the printers ready for distribution volunteers to come and collect.

Branch AGM

2pm Sat 4 May

All Sheffield & District CAMRA members are invited to attend our annual general meeting. This is where the committee is elected for the coming year, any motions put forward by members are debated, our treasurer reports the financial situation and the Chairman reports on the year just gone. The usual branch meeting business follows including pub, club and brewery news, awards etc. The venue is Crookes Social Club.

RambAle

11:30am Sat 11 May

The second RambAle of the year (a gentle country walk combined with a pub or two) starts at the Miners Arms in Eyam with a walk via Foolow and Bretton to Grindleford. Catch the 65 bus from Sheffield Interchange to Eyam at 11:30am.

City Centre Pub of the Year

9pm Tue 14 May

We present the award certificate to the Bath Hotel. Join us there for a beer!

Beer Festival planning meeting

7:30pm Tue 21 May

We continue work on planning our 2024 Steel City beer & cider festival. The meeting is held upstairs at the Gardeners Rest. Get there on bus 7/8 which stop outside the pub, alternatively it is a 5-10 minute walk from Infirmary Road tram stop.

West Sheffield Pub of the Year

9pm Thu 23 May

We present the winner’s certificate to the Itchy Pig Alehouse in Broomhill. Bus 120 drops off right outside.

District Pub of the Year

3pm Sat 25 May

We’ll be visiting the Old Hall Hotel in Hope during their beer festival to present their District Pub of the Year award certificate. Get there on bus 271/272 or alternatively the pub is a 10-15 minute walk from Hope railway station

Committee meeting

8pm Tue 28 May

The monthly business meeting for the committee. The venue is the Dog & Partridge on Trippet Lane in Sheffield City Centre. We also aim to have the new issue of Beer Matters from the printers ready for distribution volunteers to come and collect.

Branch meeting

8pm Tue 4 Jun

All our members are welcome to come along, share pub, club and brewery news, discuss campaigning updates, get involved and more importantly enjoy a beer with us! The venue this month is the Bulls Head in Ranmoor. Bus 120 goes there.

RambAle

11:30am Sat 8 Jun

Our monthly RambAles combine a gently paced walk in the countryside with a real ale pub or two. This time we are in the Dronfield area on the same day as the One Valley festival and start at one of the festival venues – Drone Valley Brewery, at midday. We will then walk up to Hundall and Apperknowle taking in a couple of great country pubs along the way. Get there on bus 44, departs Sheffield Flat Street at 11:09.

East Sheffield Pub of the Year

8pm Tue 11 Jun

We present the award certificate to the Chantry Inn at Handsworth, come for a beer and join the celebrations! Buses 30, 30a, 52, 52a, 73, X5 and X54 go there.

Beer Festival planning meeting

7:30pm Tue 18 Jun

We continue work on planning our 2024 Steel City beer & cider festival. The meeting is held upstairs at the Gardeners Rest. Get there on bus 7/8 which stop outside the pub, alternatively it is a 5-10 minute walk from Infirmary Road tram stop.

Committee meeting

8pm Tue 25 Jun

The monthly business meeting for the committee. The venue is the Dog & Partridge on Trippet Lane in Sheffield City Centre. We also aim to have the new issue of Beer Matters from the printers ready for distribution volunteers to come and collect.

Train trip to New Mills

11am Sat 29 Jun

We take the 11:14 train from Sheffield to New Mills Central for a visit to Torrside brewery’s tap event. This takes place in the brewery itself with a bar open serving a range of their beers on cask, keg and bottles. There will also be a street food truck – Osaka Local. Before getting the train back to Sheffield we’ll also visit a few pubs in the town. Trains set off back on an hourly frequency. A return train ticket costs £15, alternatively a Derbyshire Wayfarer all day bus & train pass costs £15.40.

Branch meeting

8pm Tue 2 Jul

All our members are welcome to come along, share pub, club and brewery news, discuss campaigning updates, get involved and more importantly enjoy a beer with us! The venue this month is TBC

RambAle

10:30am 13 July 2024 (TBC)

Our monthly RambAles combine a gently paced walk in the countryside with a real ale pub or two. This time our walk is from the Flying Childers Inn at Stanton-in-Peak to Bakewell. It will require to buses to get there – the 218 to Bakewell departing Sheffield Interchange at 10:40, connecting onto bus 172.

Beer Festival planning meeting

7:30pm Tue 16 Jul

We continue work on planning our 2024 Steel City beer & cider festival. The meeting is held upstairs at the Gardeners Rest. Get there on bus 7/8 which stop outside the pub, alternatively it is a 5-10 minute walk from Infirmary Road tram stop.

Committee meeting

8pm Tue 23 Jul

The monthly business meeting for the committee. The venue is the Dog & Partridge on Trippet Lane in Sheffield City Centre. We also aim to have the new issue of Beer Matters from the printers ready for distribution volunteers to come and collect.

Branch meeting

8pm Tue 6 Aug

All our members are welcome to come along, share pub, club and brewery news, discuss campaigning updates, get involved and more importantly enjoy a beer with us! The venue this month is TBC

Beer Festival planning meeting

7:30pm Tue 20 Aug

We continue work on planning our 2024 Steel City beer & cider festival. The meeting is held upstairs at the Gardeners Rest. Get there on bus 7/8 which stop outside the pub, alternatively it is a 5-10 minute walk from Infirmary Road tram stop.

RambAle

12:30pm Sat 24 Aug

Our monthly RambAles combine a gently paced walk in the countryside with a real ale pub or two. This time we are in the Hope Valley and ending up at the Hope Valley Beer & Cider Festival, which takes place at the Old Hall Hotel in Hope most bank holiday weekends. The walk starts at the Bowling Green pub in Bradwell, to get there catch the 272 bus departing Sheffield Interchange at 12:36.

Committee meeting

8pm Tue 27 Aug

The monthly business meeting for the committee. The venue is the Dog & Partridge on Trippet Lane in Sheffield City Centre. We also aim to have the new issue of Beer Matters from the printers ready for distribution volunteers to come and collect.

Info and bookings For more info and bookings, please contact our social secretary. Neighbouring branches Dronfield area events and news can be found on their branch website whilst for Rotherham visit their Facebook page. Other nearby CAMRA branches include Barnsley, North Nottinghamshire, Chesterfield and High Peak. Public transport Timetables, maps and ticket information for all buses and trams can be obtained from Travel South Yorkshire or Derbyshire County Council. For train travel visit National Rail Enquiries. WhatPub Information on pubs including location can be found on WhatPub, CAMRA’s national online guide. Survey volunteers needed – see here for more info