Branch diaries – Dec/Jan 2023/4

This is a list of CAMRA Greater London regional and branch events for December 2023 and January 2024, as notified at the date of production.  For full details of the events listed below and where no events are shown, please consult the branch website as listed.  If no events are listed, it does not mean that there are none taking place.

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Meetings, visits and socials are open to all; everyone is welcome to come along.  To check on the areas covered by the branches shown below, please go to www.london.camra.org.uk/viewnode.php?id=20208.

REGIONAL EVENT

www.london.camra.org.uk

January

• Wed 31 (7.30) London Liaison Committee; venue tbc

LONDON PUBS GROUP

Jane Jephcote, jane.jephcote@googlemail.com, 07813 739856

www.londonpubsgroup.camra.org.uk

December

• Wed 6 (7pm) Maida Vale, Tyburnia and Paddington tour; meet Warrington Hotel, 93 Warrington Cresc, W9 1EH

January

• Thu 11 (7.30) Meeting; Royal Oak (upstairs), 44 Tabard St, SE1 4JU.  All CAMRA members interested in pub research and preservation welcome

REGIONAL CIDER EVENT

http://ianwhite.info/London_Cider_Events.html

January

• Sat 20 (2.30) Wassail; One Tree Hill Allotments, Honor Oak Park SE23.  For more information go to http://ianwhite.info/Wassail.html

YOUNG MEMBERS’ GROUP

Facebook: Greater London CAMRA Young Members

BEXLEY

Rob Archer, branch.contact@bexley.camra.org.uk

www.bexley.camra.org.uk

December

• Wed 13 (7.30) Meeting; Broken Drum DA15 9PT

• Wed 27 (12pm) Social; Robin Hood & Little John DA6 8PF

Updates will also be available via social media

BROMLEY

Contact: social.secretary@bromley.camra.org.uk

http://bromley.camra.org.uk/calendar/

December

• Wed 6 (7.30) West Wickham social; Railway Hotel BR4 0EW then (8.20) Real Ale Way BR4 0PX

• Mon 11 (7pm) Petts Wood & Bromley social; One Inn the Wood BR5 1LA then (8.30) Hit or Miss BR2 9QN, (9.30) Cork n Cask BR2 9HY

• Sat 30 (1.30) Social; Crown & Anchor BR1 3HJ then (2.20) Anglesey Arms BR1 3JX, (3.10) Red Lion BR1 3LG.

January

• Sat 6 (2.30) GBG selection meeting; Orpington Liberal Club BR6 0RZ (prompt start)

• Mon 15 (7pm) Penge social; Goldsmiths Arms SE20 7TJ then (7.50) Southey Brewery Tap SE20 7JD, (9.30) Moon & Stars SE20 7QS

• Sat 20 (12pm) Micropub social; meet Kentish Belle DA7 4QW. See website for full route

• Tue 30 (7.30) Meeting; Star & Garter BR1 1NZ

Full details are available on the branch website

CROYDON & SUTTON

Social Sec: Roger Ford, 07977 984219, social@croydon.camra.org.uk

www.croydon.camra.org.uk

December

• Thu 7 (8pm) Norwood Junction social; Shelverdine Goathouse SE25 6EP, then (9pm) possibly Craft Beer Cabin SE25 6EU (shuts at 10pm)

• Wed 13 (8.30) Meeting; Cryer Arts SM5 3BB (Watercress suite)

• Wed 20 (8pm) Croydon Christmas social; Spread Eagle CR0 1NX (Christmas jumpers optional but encouraged)

• Thu 28 (8pm) Croydon social; Royal Standard CR0 1SS

January

• Thu 4 (8pm) Addiscombe social; Claret CR0 7AA

• Wed 10 (8pm) Croydon social, Builders Arms CR0 6TP

• Wed 17 (8.30) Meeting; Green Dragon CR0 1NA (upstairs)

• Wed 24 (1pm) Sutton social; Robin Hood SM1 1SH

Please check website for any alterations

EAST LONDON & CITY

Branch Sec: Andy Kinch, 07757 772564, elacbranch@mail.com

www.pigsear.org.uk

December

• Tue 12 (8pm) GBG selection meeting; Olde Rose & Crown E17 4SA

• Thu 14 (6pm) Social; Leyton Orient Supporters Club E10 5NF (Mighty Oak beers)

January

• Tue 9 (8pm) Meeting; Olde Rose & Crown E17 4SA

Full details of all events are available on the website or through the contact above

ENFIELD & BARNET

Peter Graham, 07946 383498, contact@enfieldandbarnet.camra.org.uk

www.enfieldandbarnet.camra.org.uk

December

• Thu 7 (7.30) High Barnet seasonal ale hunt; meet Black Horse EN5 4BW. See website nearer date for other pubs

• Tue 12 (7.30) Winchmore Hill Christmas cheer; Little Green Dragon N21 9AD

• Wed 20 (7pm) North Finchley Christmas lights; Elephant Inn N12 8NR then Bohemia N12 9QH

January

• Mon 1 (12pm) Social; New Crown, N14 5PH

• Tue 9 (7.30) Winchmore Hill social; Orange Tree N21 9AH then Beehive N9 9JZ

• Wed 17 (6.30) Charing Cross social; Ship & Shovell WC2N 5PH then Harp and Lemon Tree

• Thu 25 (7.30) 383 Social; Griffin N20 9HH then Railway Bell

• Wed 31 (7.30) Palmers Green social; Occasional Half N13 4TD then Alfred Herring N13 5TT

KINGSTON & LEATHERHEAD

Clive Taylor, 020 8949 2099, ctaylor2007@freeuk.com https://kandl.camra.org.uk/

December

• Sat 16 (12.30) Kingston pub tour; meet Whelan’s then Grey Horse, Queens Head, Boaters, Bishop and Druids Head

• Thu 28 December (1pm); Wimbledon wander; Prince of Wales then Wibbas Down, Sultan and Trafalgar

January

• Thu 18 (8pm) Meeting; Albion KT1 2PY

NORTH LONDON

Jerry Wigens, 07887 606820, social.sec@northlondon.camra.org.uk

www.northlondon.camra.org.uk

December

• Tue 5 (7.30) Crouch Hill tour; meet Robin Ale & Cider House N4 4AP

• Tue 12 (7.30) Pub of Pubs presentation; Pineapple NW5 2NX

• Tue 12 (9pm) Pub of Pubs presentation; Southampton Arms NW5 1LE

• Thu 28 (7.30) Euston tour; meet Doric Arch NW1 2DN

January

• Tue 2 (7.30) Theobald’s Road tour; meet Lamb WC1N 3LZ

• Tue 9 (7.30) Pub of Pubs presentation; Antwerp Arms N17 8AS

• Tue 16 (7.30) Holborn tour; meet Last Judgement WC2A 1DT

• Wed 17 (2pm) Social; King Charles I N1 9BL

• Tue 23 (8pm) Meeting; Snooty Fox N5 2NN

• Tue 30 (7.30) Wood Green tour; meet Starting Gate N22 7SS

See the website for full pub tour timings

RICHMOND & HOUNSLOW

George Gimber, 020 8977 8104, contact@rh.camra.org.uk

rh.camra.org.uk

December

• Mon 18 (8pm) Meeting; Roebuck TW12 1JN

January

• Tue 9 (8pm) Meeting; George IV W4 2DR

• Wed 24 (8pm) Social; Victoria Inn TW10 6UB then Dukes Head TW10 6AZ

SOUTH EAST LONDON

Andrew Large, 07794 350930, contact@sel.camra.org.uk, https://sel.camra.org.uk

December

• Fri 1 (7pm) Pig’s Ear Beer Festival; Round Chapel E5 0LY

• Wed 6 (7pm) London Pubs Group tour; see entry above

• Tue 12 (7pm) Borough Market social; meet Market Porter SE1 9AA

• Wed 20 (7pm) Xmas social; meet Three Kings Clerkenwell EC1R 0DY

January

• Wed 3 (7pm) New Year in Newington social; meet Albert Arms SE1 6EY

• Tue 9 (7.30) GBG selection meeting; Royal Oak SE1 4JU

• Wed 17 (7pm) Kennington social; meet Windmill SE1 7JS

• Tue 23 (7pm) Camberwell social; meet Stormbird SE5 8TR

• Wed 31 (7pm) East Greenwich social; meet Duke of Greenwich SE10 9EZ

Advance notice

• Mon 5 February (7.30) Branch AGM; Kings Arms SE1 1YT

SOUTH WEST ESSEX

Branch Contact: Alan Barker, contact@swessex.camra.org.uk

Website: swessex.camra.org.uk

December

• Sat 2 (all day) Vintage bus running day, Upminster to Gravesend, including pub visits; see website for full details

• Tue 5 (6pm) Xmas buffet social; Gidea Park Micropub RM2 5HA. Book through contact e-mail address above

• Thu 14 (4pm) Xmas beer night (Mighty Oak); Leyton Orient Supporters Club E10 5NF

• Wed 20 (8pm) Social; Upminster Taproom RM14 3DT

• Thu 28 (8.30) Social; Fox RM16 3AP

January

• Fri 5 (11am); New Year tour; see website for details

• Wed 10 (8.30) Social; Moon & Stars RM1 1NX

• Wed 17 (8pm) Social; Bell SS17 8LD

• Wed 24 (7.30) Social; Crown & Crooked Billet IG8 8BN, then (9pm) New Fairlop Oak IG6 2JP

SOUTH WEST LONDON

Mike Flynn, 07751 231191, info@swl.camra.org.uk

https://swl.camra.org.uk

December

• Mon 4 (7.30) Meeting; Hand in Hand SW19 7RQ

January

• Sun 7 (12.30) Meeting (GBG short-listing); Cat’s Back SW18 1PP

• Wed 10 (7pm) Post-Xmas social; Railway SW16 5SD

WATFORD & DISTRICT

Andrew Vaughan, 07854 988152, branch@watford.camra.org.uk

www.watford.camra.org.uk

December

• Fri 8 (8.30) Oxhey social; Villiers Arms WD19 4AJ then (9.15) Rifle Volunteer WD19 4AJ, (10pm) Railway Arms WD19 4AB

•Thu 14 (8.30) Social; Regent Club WD24 5BH

January

• Mon 1 (1pm) Social; Nascot Arms WD17 4QS

• Fri 12 (6pm) Pre-Xmas London pub tour; details tba

• Tue 16 (8pm) Meeting; Oxhey Conservative Club WD19 4DS

WEST LONDON

Paul Charlton, 07835 927357, contact@westlondon.camra.org.uk;

Social Sec: Paul Young, 020 7386 8105, pyoung3114@aol.com

www.westlondon.camra.org.uk

December

• Tue 5 (2pm) Social; Latymers W6 8BS

• Mon 18 (2pm) Social; Feathers SW1H 0BH

January

• Wed 10 (2pm) Belgravia social; meet Horse & Groom SW1X 7BA

• Tue 16 (7pm) meeting; Bear W2 1JA

• Mon 22 (7pm) Covent Garden social; meet White Swan WC2N 4LF

WEST MIDDLESEX

Social Sec: Roy Tunstall, 07585 744533, roy@westmiddx.camra.org.uk

https://westmiddx.camra.org.uk/

December

• Sat 16 (7pm) Xmas party; Greenwood Hotel, 674 Whitton Ave W, Northolt UB5 4LA

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