Welcome to Solihull and District CAMRA website. Here you will find a summary of the latest pub news and up and coming events in the next few weeks. More details can be found by following the menu on the left. Why not get involved and come along to one of our branch meetings or follow our Facebook page (see below).
- Leicester Pub Crawl
Saturday 23 June 2018
A tour round Leicester city centre pubs. The Provisional list of pubs :-
The Parcel Yard 48a London Rd LE2 0QB. Refurbishment of old railway office. Steamin’ Billy beers plus guest ales.
Broood 24 King St LE1 6RL Changing range of micro-brewery ales
Kings Head 36 King St LE1 6RL (GBG) Now owned by Black Country Ales, 3 regular beers & 5 guests and cider.
Bowling Green 44 Oxford St LE1 5XW (GBG) Re-furbished Stonegate pub with ten handpumps. We will stop here for lunch.
West End Brewery 68-70 Braunstone Gate LE3 5LG (GBG) First Leicester brewpub in over 20 years, House Beers plus Locales on 6 handpumps
Black Horse Braunstone Gate/Foxon St LE3 5LT (GBG) Cosy & unspoilt pub. Everards beers plus guests and real cider.
Queen of Bradgate 97 High St LE1 4JB Beers from Castle Rock, Batemans, Everards plus guests.
Blue Boar 16 Millstone Lane LE1 5JN (GBG) Micropub with ten handpumps. Leicester CAMRA Pub of the Year 2018.
Criterion 44 Millstone Lane LE1 5JN (GBG) Up to 8 real ales from micros, plus cider.
Ale Wagon Rutland St/Charles St LE1 1RE (GBG) Hoskin Brothers only pub with 1930’s style interior. Hoskin Brothers beers plus guests.
Last Plantagenet 107 Granby St LE1 6FD J.D. Wetherspoons East Midlands beers plus others.
Will be aiming to catch the 10.22 train from Birmingham New Street, arriving into Leicester at 11.13. Train costs are around £10 depending on ticket options.
Please let me David McKowen know by email at the earliest opportunity if you would like to go on this social.
- Stourbridge CAMRA Beer Festival
Wednesday 25 – Saturday 28 April 2018
Stourbridge Town Hall, Crown Centre. Around 70 cask ales and 31 ciders. Wednesday - CAMRA members only (or join at door)
More information » http://www.stourbridgebeerfest.org.uk/
- Kidderminster CAMRA Beer Festival
Thursday 17 – Saturday 19 May 2018
Kidderminster Town Hall
Kidderminster Beer festival, Kidderminster town hall.
Around 50 beers plus ciders and perries
- 42nd WOLVERHAMPTON BEER Festival
Thursday 7 – Saturday 9 June 2018
Newhampton Arts Centre, Dunkley St, Wolverhampton WV1 4AN. Further details see http://www.Wolverhampton.camra.org.uk
- BARTONS ARMS Beer Festival
Thursday 26 – Sunday 29 April 2018
Bartons Arms 144 High Street,Aston Birmingham B6 4UP
18 Real Ales
For details see https://www.thebartonsarms.com
- Shirley Beer and Cider Festival
Thursday 10 – Saturday 12 May 2018
Camp Hill Rugby Club
Over 100 beers and 25 Ciders
Entrance £13 in advance or £15 at gate including Glass and £8 beer token. [£9 tokens for members of CAMRA , Camp Hill, Round Table or Ladies Circle].
Comedy night Thursday night (Advance tickets only)
Further details https://www.shirleybeerfestival.co.uk