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  • Sheffield’s Real Heritage Pubs

    - Following the huge success of the free download, a limited-edition hard copy of the Sheffield’s Real Heritage Pubs book is set to be printed. The A5-sized, 96-page book will be limited to 1000 copies will go to print mid-September and should be released well in time for Christmas at a cover price of £5.99. Anyone … Continue reading Sheffield’s Real Heritage Pubs
  • Sheffield Hopcast

    - We all love talking about beer, right? Well, a group of beer lovers have taken that a step further by starting a podcast dedicated to the industry, with a strong slant towards Sheffield. The Sheffield Hopcast was started by friends Adam Nicholson and James Marriott at the start of the year. Sean Clarke from Beer … Continue reading Sheffield Hopcast
  • Book review: Good Beer Guide Belgium

    - We all know that Belgium is a country renowned for its beer culture, from ales brewed for centuries by Trappist monks to certain well-known lagers and everything in between. The CAMRA Good Beer Guide Belgium (now in its eighth edition) aims to give tourists, ex-pats and Belgians alike a comprehensive guide to the plethora of … Continue reading Book review: Good Beer Guide Belgium
  • Pub Design Awards

    - The Campaign for Real Ale is looking for the most stunningly designed pubs to enter its prestigious Pub Design Awards, held in conjunction with Historic England. The annual award recognises the highest standards of architecture in the refurbishment and conservation of existing pubs as well as in the construction of new ones. The last Sheffield … Continue reading Pub Design Awards
  • Meet your new committee

    - We mentioned last month that following the recent branch AGM, there have been a few changes to the Sheffield & District CAMRA committee. Some people have changed roles, we have a few new faces and others have left. We would like to say thank you to Mick Saxton, Louise Singleton and Mark Boardley for their … Continue reading Meet your new committee
  • Volunteers’ Week 2018

    - Volunteers’ Week (1-7 June) is an annual national event run by the National Council for Voluntary Organisations. CAMRA relies on volunteers to take on a huge range of essential roles, from serving on committees to working at beer festivals and lobbying politicians. It is estimated that some 7,000 CAMRA members around the country actively volunteer … Continue reading Volunteers’ Week 2018
  • Carbrook Hall damaged in arson attack

    - Carbrook Hall, one of only two Grade II* listed pubs in Sheffield, was recently damaged by an arson attack. Petrol or oil was deliberately thrown through a window causing fire and smoke damage inside the building. At the time of writing, the full extent of damage to the 17th-century Jacobean panelled room was not known. … Continue reading Carbrook Hall damaged in arson attack
  • May is Mild Month

    - Throughout the month of May, CAMRA promotes mild. This ancient style of beer is usually dark in colour as a result of using well-roasted malts and barley, which also give mild its characteristic nutty and chocolate flavours. Although many milds tend to be lower in alcohol (around the 3.5% ABV mark), its name actually refers … Continue reading May is Mild Month
  • Revitalisation – what does it mean?

    - The CAMRA 2018 national AGM & Conference and Members’ Weekend took place at the University of Warwick over the weekend of 20-22 April – at the time of writing this was still a couple of weeks away. A theme that dominates the conference this year is the Revitalisation Project which is designed to update CAMRA’s … Continue reading Revitalisation – what does it mean?
  • Branch meetings

    - One of the motions passed during the recent Annual General Meeting instructed the new committee to review the format of our monthly branch meetings. These are the meetings that take place on the first Tuesday of each month in a different pub around Sheffield, and to which all branch members are invited. However, current attendance … Continue reading Branch meetings
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