Diary

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

Beer Matters Distribution and Committee Meeting

8pm Tue 25 Sep

The monthly committee meeting coincides with the arrival of the new issue of Beer Matters. If you have signed up for a magazine delivery run, come along to the Dog and Partridge on Trippet Lane to collect your supply of the October issue and enjoy a beer with other distributors.

RambAle 7: Foolow – Eyam – Grindleford

10:30am Sat 29 Sep

Catch the 65 High Peak bus from the Sheffield Interchange (B4) as far as Foolow (11:19). From there we walk to Eyam, with a break at the Miners Arms, then down to Froggatt Bridge for a riverside walk to Grindleford and the Sir William Inn. You can then either catch a 65 bus back from there to Sheffield or continue walking alongside the Derwent to Hathersage to sample a pub or two there. 272 bus or train back. Walk is about 5 miles long with an extra 2 miles if extended to Hathersage.

Branch meeting

8pm Tue 2 Oct

The usual monthly meeting where members get together to discuss branch business, share pub, club and brewery news and catch up on what is happening in the campaign. Following the meeting, Pubs Heritage officer Dave Pickersgill will also be presenting a talk about the Sheffield’s Real Heritage Pubs book. Venue is the New Barrack Tavern, Hillsborough.

Pub of the Month

8pm Tue 9 Oct

Join us at the Harlequin, Nursery Street, for the presentation of the September 2018 Pub of the Month award. We will be arriving from 8pm for a presentation at 9pm.

Dead Parrot Brewery Tour

7pm Tue 16 Oct

Meet at Fagan’s at 7pm and head over to the brewery together for a tour and talk, then sample a few of the beers.

District Pub of the Season

Sat 20 Oct

We are running a minibus trip to the winner of the Summer 2018 District Pub of the Season award, the Monsal Head Hotel, and visiting a few other pubs along the way. Meet at the Old Queens Head at 1pm. Places are £5 per person and can be booked at any branch meeting or by contacting the social secretary, Andy Cullen.

Beer Matters Distribution and Committee Meeting

8pm Tue 23 Oct

The monthly committee meeting coincides with the arrival of the new issue of Beer Matters. If you have signed up for a magazine delivery run, come along to the Dog and Partridge on Trippet Lane to collect your supply of the November issue and enjoy a beer with other distributors.

RambAle 8: Oughtibridge and Grenoside

11:23am Sat 27 Oct

The final RambAle of the year will take in the countryside and pubs around two of Sheffield’s northern suburbs, Oughtibridge and Grenoside. Catch the 11:23 Yellow tram from Castle Square to Middlewood to connect with the tram link bus, or meet at midday at the Cock Inn, Oughtibridge.

Local area walkabout

7:30pm Tue 30 Oct

The return of our local walkabouts will see us visit the pubs of the Heeley Triangle. Meet at the Devonshire Cat at 7:30pm or at the Sheaf View at 8:20pm.

Branch meeting

8pm Tue 6 Nov

The usual monthly meeting where members get together to discuss branch business, share pub, club and brewery news and catch up on what is happening in the campaign. This month’s venue is the Toolmakers Brewery (behind the Forest on Rutland Street). After the meeting there will be a talk about the brewery from head brewer Ollie.

Festival volunteers’ trip

Sat 10 Nov

We are running a coach trip to Hull for Steel City Festival volunteers. Volunteers can sign up during the festival; the cost will be around £10 per person. More details TBC.

Rotherham micropubs

12pm Sun 18 Nov

We will be taking the new tram-train over to Rotherham (with a stop at Carbrook on the way) to sample some of the micropubs around Rotherham town centre, Parkgate, Rawmarsh and Wath-on-Dearne.

Festival wash-up meeting

8pm Tue 20 Nov

A chance for all those involved in the Steel City Beer & Cider Festival to give feedback on this year’s event and discuss suggestions for next year’s festival. Venue is the Harlequin, Nursery Street.

Beer Matters Distribution and Committee Meeting

8pm Tue 27 Nov

The monthly committee meeting coincides with the arrival of the new issue of Beer Matters. If you have signed up for a magazine delivery run, come along to the Dog and Partridge on Trippet Lane to collect your supply of the Dec/Jan issue and enjoy a beer with other distributors.

Christmas meal

6:15pm Sat 1 Dec

We have arranged a Christmas meal for branch members at the Old Hall Hotel in Hope, making our own way to the pub by bus or train. Places must be booked in advance by the end of October. Contact social secretary Andy Cullen for more details.


Info and bookings
For more info and bookings, please contact our social secretary.

Dronfield & District branch
We’ve also included some events for our neighbours in the Dronfield & District branch, more information on Dronfield events can be found on their branch website and in their Peel Ale magazine.

Public transport
Get timetables, maps, tickets etc. from Travel South Yorkshire. If you are travelling any distance an all day ticket is usually good value (for example the CityWide at £4.80 offering all day bus and tram travel with any operator).

WhatPub?
Information on pubs including location can be found on WhatPub.