What's On

Local Events such as Beer Festivals, Walks, Branch Meetings & SOCIAL EVENTS are all listed here.

  • JD Wetherspoon Spring Beer Festival Wednesday 14 – Sunday 25 March 2018 King & Castle

    THIS IS A BRANCH SOCIAL hosted by Paul Bearsley at The King & Castle on the 24th from 6pm, moving to the Windlesora at 7.30pm.

    Contact Paul on 07970 440703.

    JD Wetherspoon are presenting their Spring Beer Festival, with up to 30 beers on offer showcasing British Hops. We have 4 Wetherspoon outlets in which to partake of this extravaganza!

    The Bear, Maidenhead; The Moon & Spoon, Slough; The King & Castle/Windlesora in Windsor.

  • Henley Beer Festival Saturday 24 March 2018 12:00 Henley Rugby Football Club

    Henley RFC are delighted to add to the ever-growing list of International Festivals that our wonderful town is proud to host. The Henley Beer Festival is taking place on Saturday, March 24th from midday, it is free to enter and there will be lots of fantastic activities lined up for the whole family. There will be a variety of real ales and ciders to sample, along with Henley’s very own, Mr Hobbs Gin. The event is also coinciding with Henley Hawks game against Canterbury which kicks-off at 3pm, so for any rugby fans out there, it promises to be a great game. Post-match, there will live music to enjoy as well.

    The Henley Beer Festival is being held in partnership with Club Sponsor, Loddon Brewery and is supporting Cancer Research UK.

  • 29th Egham Real Ale & Cider Festival Thursday 29 March – Sunday 1 April 2018 Egham United Services Club

    The 29th Festival will be presenting over 60 highly interesting ales & ciders for you to sample. Around 60 carefully selected real ales mostly from Britain's newest breweries.

    Reduced price entry for CAMRA members, Live music & a short walk from Egham station.

    Check out the Egham Real Ale & Cider Festival website for further info.

  • Hop Pole Beer Festival Thursday 29 March – Sunday 1 April 2018 Hop Pole

    The Hop Pole has been a part of Aylesbury since 1891 and has a long history.

    To further the pub's legacy Vale Brewery has owned and maintained, updated and reinvented the Hop Pole to its current condition.

    The Easter Beer Festival will feature Vale, ABC and other brewery beers.

  • April Branch Meeting Wednesday 11 April 2018 19:30 Long Barn

    New and old, come along and help shape the future of our branch. We are always looking for members to get involved no matter how little time you can devote.

  • Blackwood Arms - St Georges Beer Festival Thursday 19 – Sunday 22 April 2018 Blackwood Arms

    The 7th Annual St Georges Day Beer Festival where 20 real ales & Ciders will be available.

    Beer list to follow. http://www.theblackwoodarms.net 01753 645672

  • Members Weekend, AGM & Conference Friday 20 – Sunday 22 April 2018 University of Warwick

    More information to follow.

  • Bourne End & Cookham Pub Walk Saturday 21 April 2018 13:00 Keg Craft Beer Bar

    THIS IS A BRANCH SOCIAL led by Paul Bearsley.

    Contact Paul on 07970 440703.

    Catch the 12.38 from Maidenhead Station to Bourne End and meet at the Keg Craft Beer Bar, Oakfield Road, SL8 5QN at 1pm.

    We will finish on the Old Swan Upper's, close to Cookham Station to allow you to catch a train at 21 mins past the hour.

  • New Members Social Friday 27 April 2018 19:30 Craufurd Arms

    THIS IS A BRANCH SOCIAL hosted by Bob Beauchamp.

    To welcome our new members to the Branch, we are inviting them to a new members evening on Friday 27th April at the Craufurd Arms, maidenhead, from 7.30pm onwards. All current members are also invited.

    It's a great opportunity to see how successful a Community run pub can be without the PubCo shackles. The evening will be a informal affair, just turn up for a chat and a beer. It would be helpful, however, if you could let me know if you are planning to come, by simply replying to ku.gro.armac.mws@ces.pihsrebmem.).

    Cheers - and hope to see you soon, Bob Beauchamp, Tel. 07739 400092, Membership Secretary, Slough, Windsor & Maidenhead Branch www.swm.camra.org.uk

  • Reading Beer & Cider Festival Thursday 3 – Sunday 6 May 2018 Christchurch Meadows

    In 2017 there were over 550 Real Ales & 120+ Ciders & Perries.

    Keep an eye on their website; http://www.readingbeerfestival.org.uk/

  • Marlow Royal British Legion Springfest Friday 4 – Monday 7 May 2018 Marlow Royal British Legion

    THIS IS A BRANCH SOCIAL hosted by Bob Beauchamp on the 5th May from 1pm.

    You can contact bob on 07739 400092.

    18 Enigmatic Real Ales presented by winner of Aylesbury & Wycombe club of the year.


    The club is literally across the road from Marlow train station which has an hourly service to maidenhead. Station Approach, Marlow SL7 1NT.

  • East Bristol Brewery Trail Saturday 5 May 2018 12:00 Bristol Temple Meads Railway Station

    Five of Bristol’s best breweries roll up the shutters once again to welcome you all to their ‘hood! With just a short walk between each brewery, it’s a chance to meet the brewers, explore the area and sample some great local beers. The Brewery Trail is centred around the start of the Bristol & Bath cycle path, near Lawrence Hill station and only ten minutes from Temple Meads.

    Pick up a map at your first brewery, get it stamped at each stop, and if you visit all five you’re in with a chance to win a selection of East Bristol breweries' beers! This is a FREE event, the only charge is of course for beer and food. Good company, good times and good weather (we hope!) are all yours!

    Good Chemistry Brewing, Moor Beer Company, Left Handed Giant Brewing Company, Dawkins Bristol Ales, Arbor Ales.

    We'll meet outside Temple Meads station (Temple Quay exit) before leaving for the trail at 12:00 sharp. To view details from the previous events, including photos and a navigable Google map, check out Mr Fueled by Beer's blog post East Bristol Brewery Trail #4.

    Follow event updates on Twitter: #EBBT5

    Details and registration: http://www.ebbt5.eventbrite.com. My mobile: 07752 927508.

    Cheers, Paul Rayner, CAMRA Reading Branch.

  • May Branch Meeting Wednesday 9 May 2018 19:30 Barleycorn

    New and old, come along and help shape the future of our branch. We are always looking for members to get involved no matter how little time you can devote.

  • White Horse, Hedgerley, Whitsun Beer Festival Friday 25 – Monday 28 May 2018 White Horse

    THIS IS A BRANCH SOCIAL on Saturday 26th from 1pm.

    Our branch Pub Of The Year are holding their famous Whitsun beer festival with 100+ beers & ciders over the weekend.

  • Kent Rail Micropub Trail Saturday 2 June 2018 St. Pancras Mainline Station


    At the planning stage, but the idea is to meet at St. Pancras mainline station and visit some of the best micropubs in Kent. Full details to follow.

  • June Monthly Meeting - The Bear, Maidenhead Thursday 14 June 2018 19:30 Bear

    This meeting is on a THURSDAY so as to not clash with a private meeting that takes place upstairs on our regular 2nd Wednesday of the month.

    New and old, come along and help shape the future of our branch. We are always looking for members to get involved no matter how little time you can devote.

  • Perseverance Summer Beer Festival Friday 15 – Sunday 17 June 2018 Perseverance

    THIS IS A BRANCH SOCIAL on Friday from 1pm hosted by Alan Molloy.

    THIS IS ALSO A BRANCH SOCIAL on Saturday from 1pm for those who work on Fridays!

    The Summer Perseverance Beer festival is a date for your diaries. The Percy, as it is known, is our current Cider Pub Of The Year (CPOTY) and runner up Pub Of The Year (POTY).

    There are usually 12 excellent beers to be on at any point in time.