Details of events within NSX - those organised by the branch will be prefixed branch event
- GlastonBeeding 2017
Saturday 1st July 2017
Lower Beeding freehouse, The Plough, is holding a beer festival on Sat 1st June (poster attached).
The new landlord, Mark's first BeerFest and is hoping to get a good appreciative crowd .
He plans to have at least 12 beers from local breweries.
Also plenty of food & entertainment etc. Mark would also appreciate some volunteers to help behind the bar
- Ashtock 2017
Saturday 8th July 2017
John Pears Recreation Ground
ASHSTOCK 2017 – Saturday 8th July 12 noon – 10.30 pm
The Funkee Junkees are headlining in the evening. Youth bands and performers will take to the stage during the daytime and early evening and your compère will be Terry from Euphoria Entertainments. There will be more stalls and children’s activities this year as well as a selection of food vendors including the popular Allan Martin Meats BBQ; and with The Maypole Inn providing a selection of beers and ciders.
- Branch Social - Croydon Day Out
Sunday 23rd July 2017
We're having a Sunday outing to croydon, to include the famous Hope at Carshalton and the Cronx Brewery tap.
Details are being finally tuned as we speak, but get it in your diary now..
No FOOTBALL, no EXCUSE
The Hope Carshalton 12.30 - 15:00 (Inc Lunch - allows people to arrive later)
The George, George St, Croydon: 15:45 - 16:40
The Green Dragon, 60 High St, Croydon: 16:45 - 17:45 (Optional otherwise straight to the Cronx brewery Tap - it is a 5 min walk from the George)
The Cronx Bar, Boxpark: 16:50 or 18:00 - End (Food available - leave when you want)
There are two other GBG Pubs in Croydon town centre, the Dog and Bull and The Spreadeagle, if anyone wants to add these to their visit they are free to do so.
Billingshurst/Horsham/Crawley To East Croydon:
Three Bridge: 10:57
The Cronx Bar or the Porter & Sorter are nearby for those that need a beer to fill the 30 minute wait.
From East Grinstead
East Grinstead: 11:12
East Croydon to Carshalton (The Hope):
Dingwall Street: 12:00
Carshalton to Whitgift (The George):
The Hope won CAMRA Sutton Pub of the Year 2009 & 2010, CAMRA Croydon & Sutton Pub of the Year 2012,13,14 ,15 +16 and CAMRA Greater London Pub of the Year 2012 & 2013 & 2016.
Busy Wetherspoon pub in the town centre with a wide range of beers across seventeen hand-pumps on two separate bars. Many are from smaller breweries. The pub was the CAMRA branch Pub of the Year in 2011, and received Wetherspoon's Top Real Ale Pub of the Year award in September 2013
The Green Dragon
Lively pub near Croydon's historic market, which is popular with all ages. Six handpumps dispense a constantly changing range of beers sometimes including those from local breweries. A wide variety of music and other events takes place upstairs. CAMRA's Croydon Pub of the Year 2013.
The Cronx Brewery Tap
A modern 'micropub-sized' bar; the only purely beer-oriented outlet in the Boxpark development. The bar has 6 hand-pumps serving a range of Cronx beers (normally Standard, Kotchin and two others) with 2 varying guests. There are also 10 keg taps serving a varying selection of local breweries' beer, including Redemption, Weird Beard, Brixton Brewery, Fourpure and BBNo (Brew by Numbers). There is also a range of bottled beer mainly from the Cronx Brewery.
For a printable version see:
For bus/train timetables see:
- Branch Social -- GBBF
Wednesday 9th August 2017
A group of us are heading to the GBBF on Wednesday 9th.
Travel details to follow.
- Horsham Beer Festival
Saturday 9th—Sunday 10th September 2017
Drill Hall, Horsham
Gareth's Annual BeerFest ...not to be missed.
Around 50 Ales
Tickets go on sale on 3rd June at 10 am at Beer Essentials