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CAMRA - Richmond & Hounslow Branch

Dear <<First Name>>

Branch Pub of the Year Nominations

I hope that you are enjoying the summer and looking forward to the Twickenham beer festival in October (Thursday 19th to Saturday 21st). This year's theme is the 50th anniversary of the "Summer of Love" when hair may have been longer and waistlines thinner for some of us. As usual we will be awarding our Branch pub of the year certificate at the festival and I now need your nominations. Please can branch members nominate their favourite pub and one reserve in time for our August branch meeting (Wed 2nd). Nominations to me please via

Branch Vacancies

Brewery liaison officer for the new Jeffersons Brewery in Barnes
Brewery liaison officer for Tiny Vessel Brewery in Hampton
If you'd like to volunteer for either of these positions, please contact me via

Thanks to Andy Pirson who has volunteered to be Brewery liaison officer for Oddly Brewery in Hampton 

Regards, Charles


Events this Summer
Twickenham Beer Festival Meetings:

The next two beer festival meetings are scheduled to be at the Prince of Wales at 8pm on: Mon 31 July and Thur 28 August.

Brewery Visits:

Wed 16th August, a visit to Reunion Ales, please note this will be for a limited number of people - 25 max - so please register your interest with Roy ( as it'll be on a 'first come first served' basis.

Branch Committee Meetings:

Wed 2nd August - 8.00pm at the Turks Head, St Margarets

Thur 14th September - 8.00pm at the Watermans Arms, Richmond - subject to 'reserving' the rear 'snug'

Pub Walks:

Sat 22 July. Englefield Green pub walk. For anyone who doesn't mind a bit of a walk Kingston & Leatherhead branch are visiting Englefield Green with the North Surrey branch, the nearest rail station being Egham, with the idea of visiting all the pubs around the 'Green' Anyone who would care to join us will be most welcome.

Meet at the Bee Hive 12 midday, Middle Hill TW20 0JQ. Then to the Barley Mow (1pm) Barley Row Rd TW20 0NX, Fox & Hounds (2pm) Bishopsgate Rd TW20 0ZU, Sun (3pm) Wick Lane TW20 0UF, Bailliwick (4pm) Wick Rd TW20 0HN, Holly Tree (5pm) St Judes Rd TW20 0DB, Armstrong Gun (5.30pm) Victoria St TW20 00QX and the Happy Man (6pm) Harvest Rd TW20 0QS. Then possibly to the Egham Club.

Sun 23rd July. Chiswick/Gunnersbury pub walk. 

Meet at 12.30pm - Express Tavern, 56 Kew Bridge Rd, TW8 0EW then to:
1.15pm - Bell & Crown, 11-13 Thames Rd, W4 3PL
2.00pm - City Barge, 27 Strand on the Green, W4 3PH
3.00pm - Bulls Head, 15 Strand on the Green, W4 3PQ
4.15pm - Pilot, 56 Wellesley Rd, W4 4BZ
5.15pm - Gunnersbury, 590 Chiswick High Rd, W4 5RP

Beer Festivals:

Wed 12th July - Sat 15th July.  28th Ealing Beer Festival, Walpole Park, Ealing, W5 5BG

10min from Ealing Broadway Tube & Rail Stn. Over 500 beers inc 370 cask ales + cider/perry + foreign bottled beer + English wines in large marquee. Hot & cold food available at all times. Pub games, products, membership and other stalls. Souvenir glass and programme. Families welcome till 8pm. Music: Wed-Fri evenings. Open: Wed-Fri 12pm-10.30pm; Sat 12pm-6pm.Admission: £5, CAMRA £3. 

Wed 8th August -Sat 12th AugustGreat British Beer Festival, London Olympia, Hammersmith Road, Kensington, W14 8UX
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