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NATIONAL CAMPAIGN - #SUMMEROFPUB SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL THIS SUMMER - Added 22/05/19 1322

CAMRA launch a new campaign on Friday 24th May - the campaign is simple in it's aim as all you have to do is go to the pub with your friends and have a drink.

Nothing else, just go to the pub...……….we totally support that plan...!!

If you have any events planned then please email me This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or contact me through Facebook, Twitter or Instagram - I will promote it locally with the #summerofpub 

Let's get Thanet pubs buzzing but if you have events planned and would like big CAMRA to promote it then CLICK HERE to add it to the map and events section.

 


LOCAL NEWS - CIDER PUB OF THE YEAR PRESENTATION - Added 20/05/19 1129

Our Chair, Martin Knight, presented Gary and Julie from the Hair of the Dog in Minster with their certificate for being named Thanet CAMRA's Cider Pub of the Year for the second year running.

In a closely fought competition Mickey and Jim from the NauticAles in Northwood was named as runner up.


LOCAL NEWS - FORMER BOTTLE SHOP MARGATE RE-OPENS AS NIGHT SWIFT - Added 14/05/19 0708

It's great news, the premises formally known as Bottle Shop Margate which closed a little while ago has been re-opened with a new name. Night Swift will be offering more of the same fare i.e. fantastic craft beers on tap and in bottles. We wish you luck Steve and Charlie and we will be in very soon. 


LOCAL NEWS - BRANCH MEETING HELD AT WHEEL ALEHOUSE BIRCHINGTON - Added 14/05/19 0630

Branch Meeting last night at The Wheel Alehouse in Birchington. Thanks for hosting us.
Highlights:-
++Membership - locally the number has risen to 625 from 567 in March
++Digital Media - Followers/Likes - Twitter 674 (618) Thanet CAMRA Facebook 575 (538) Thanet Easter Beer Festival Facebook 455 (359) Instagram 243 (200)
++Social Secretary - good turn outs at recent events - next dates for diary - 12/6 @ 7.30pm Margate meet at HARBOUR ARMS MARGATE - 22/6 @ midday Ramsgate meet at HARE & HOUNDS - 16/7 @ 7.30pm Broadstairs meet at THE CHAPEL
++Pub Update - Bottle Shop Margate is going to reopen as NIGHT SWIFT 
++Brewery Report - 4 CANDLES business as usual - ISLE VALE ALESMITHS business as usual - NAUTICALES business as usual - NORTHDOWN two new beers to launch a New England IPA and a summer golden ale - some products now going into key keg - RAMSGATE new tap room,shop and small batch kit to launch soon - No.11 scoops award - Small Batch Mild out and about (grab it while you can!) - WANTSUM seasonal brews out and about - "Five a Day" launching at their May 18th/19th beer festival - 10th year anniversary
++Good Beer Guide - proofs for our lucky eleven entries are being checked - book launches in September
++Cider Pub of the Year - HAIR OF THE DOG will be presented with their winner certificate on Friday 17th May 7.30pm - Runner Up NAUTICALES date TBC
++Beer Festival - full update to follow but headline is the weather was favourable and therefore the number of people attending was considerably up compared to previous year. All feedback has been taken on board and the committee will reform in September to begin planning the 15th Thanet Easter Beer & Cider Festival - if you want to get involved contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
++Next Meeting - Wed 10/7 @ 7.45pm - venue TBC (check website and Facebook for details)