Here is the latest CAMRA branch news and local pubs and breweries news.

  • Local Pub News July Wednesday 25 July 2018

    The Dingle (The Harvester )has reopened after a refurbishment.

    The Damson has reopened.

    Plans have been approved for a new craft ale bar (The Craft Inn) at 195 Stratford Road Shirley.

    The Durham Ox reopens after major redevelopment on Thursday 9th August at 19:00

  • Local Pub News - June Monday 11 June 2018

    The Black Swan in Henley In Arden has now reopened.

    The Durham Ox in Shrewley is undergoing a major refurbishment. Estimated completion could be around the middle of June.

    The Draw Bridge is currently closed for refurbishment. It reopens on Wednesday 13th June at 16:00

    The Vaults has been refurbished.

    The Damson is currently closed.

    The Harvester (The Dingle) in Tanhouse Farm Road has reopened after a short closure. However it will close again on 18th June for a major refurbishment and will reopen on 16th July.

    The Tap and Tandoor (formally the Sadlers) is set to open on 14th June.

    The Hobs Meadow is now owned by Heineken following the sale of Punch Taverns. It is being advertised as “To Let” on the Star Pubs & Bars website and there is a sign on the side of the pub.

    We have two new real ale outlets in our area. The Lake At Barston now sells Doom Bar, and the Harvester restaurant in Shirley also sells Doom Bar.

  • Local Pub news - April Friday 6 April 2018

    Durham Ox is currently closed for refurbishment

    The Black Swan, Henley is currently closed

    The Acres is now called The Damson (Damson)

  • Local Pub News - March Saturday 3 March 2018

    Missoula (Missoula Bar ) to close on 18th March

  • Local Pub news - February Thursday 22 February 2018

    Indian Brewery to open in Solihull

    The Indian Brewery (Livery Street, Birmingham) is to open a second bar/restaurant in Station Road, Solihull in August

    The Saddlers to reopen as The Tap & Tandoor

    The team behind Zindiya in Moseley will open an Indian Gastro Pub in April. It will serve a range of craft beers alongside traditional Indian grilled dishes and curry. See

    Lady Lane Wharf Closed

    The Lady Lane Wharf is closed. No details available regarding its future

    2018 Branch Pub of year

    The Branch pub of the year is the Ale Rooms.