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LOCAL NEWS - 4th EDITION OF BEERY STEVE'S MINI GUIDE TO THANET PUBS - Added 10/10/19 0639
CLICK HERE to download the latest guide to some of the pubs in Thanet
LOCAL NEWS - LATEST EDITION OF ALE OF THANET UPLOADED TO WEBSITE - Added 03/10/19 1507
CLICK HERE to see the on-line copy - volunteers will be distributing physical copies to a pub near you soon (as soon as it is back from printer!!)
LOCAL NEWS - AGENDA & MINUTES NOW ADDED FOR TODAYS BRANCH MEETING - Added 02/09/19 1022
LOCAL/NATIONAL NEWS - IT'S TIME TO DECIDE (AGAIN..!!) - NOMINATION PROCESS FOR THE NEXT CHAMPION BEER OF BRITAIN (CBOB) - Added 02/09/19 1010
At the Great British Beer Festival the winners of CBOB were announced in their categories with the overall champion being named as Surrey Hills' Shere Drop a 4.2% ABV. This very beer progressed through the rounds including our very own Thanet Easter Beer & Cider Festival in the Best Bitter category proving our judges know a winner when they see it....!!
CAMRA are now looking for the next CBOB and as a CAMRA member you have the power to ensure that your favourite beer is included in some or all of the categories. Voting opened on September 1st and goes right through to 1st November - simply click here to go to the website where you can select either Kent Region only beers or new for this year any qualifying beer++ from the national list.
++See CBOB page for explanation
LOCAL NEWS - IT'S TIME TO DECIDE (AGAIN..!!) - NOMINATION PROCESS FOR THE NEXT PUB OF THE YEAR/CIDER PUB OF THE YEAR - Added 18/07/19 1423
It only seems like five minutes ago we presented the awards for the 2019 competitions. We are now seeking your nominations for your favourite traditional, micro and cider pubs - from these nominations the volunteer judges will visit each at least once to judge them against the criteria with the winner being announced in February 2020.
If you have a favourite watering hole that consistently delivers great quality beers/cider and has the wow factor against the national criteria of atmosphere, décor, welcome, service, value for money, customer mix and community links.
CLICK HERE to read the full details
CLICK HERE to nominate via typeform
LOCAL NEWS - MINUTES OF LAST MEETING (MAY) ADDED FOR NEXT BRANCH MEETING 10th July - Added 05/07/19 1559
The minutes for the branch meeting are now available to download - CLICK HERE
LOCAL NEWS - LATEST ALE OF THANET MAGAZINE DOWNLOAD NOW AVAILABLE - Added 01/07/19 0954
The latest edition of the Ale of Thanet magazine is at the printers and will be distributed by our small batch of volunteers as soon as possible.
If you can't wait then do not worry as it is available to download - CLICK HERE
LOCAL NEWS - AGENDA ADDED FOR NEXT BRANCH MEETING 10th July - Added 27/06/19 0820
The agenda for the branch meeting is now available to download - CLICK HERE
LOCAL NEWS - ROYAL VICTORIA PAVILION PRESENTED WITH AWARD - Added 17/06/19 1011
Chris and his team were presented with their certificate by our Chair Martin Knight on National Beer Day for being named Joint Winner in the Conversion to a Pub category of CAMRA's annual Pub Design Awards. Anybody who has visited the premises will appreciate the transformation from being one of the most at risk properties in the UK to being named Joint Winner. Wetherspoons have sympathetically restored this grade II listed building which has been in its time a concert hall/assembly rooms, a night club and a casino. For more details CLICK HERE