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CAMRA - Richmond & Hounslow Branch

Dear <<First Name>>

A member of CAMRA has recently donated 23 vintage bottles of beer, all in good condition and unopened, to the Richmond and Hounslow Branch. The bottles are to be sold with the monies raised going to Campaign funds.

The Branch Committee has decided to offer these bottles to Branch members through this e-newsletter. The bottles are to be sold by auction and are listed below with a minimum asking price against each.

Thomas Hardy's Ale 180ml  10 bottles  MINIMUM PRICE £10 PER BOTTLE
Dec 1975 x 3 bottles
Sep 1979 x 4 bottles
1987 x 3 bottles

Royal Thomas Hardy's Ale 33cl 1 bottle 1983 MINIMUM PRICE £15

Courage Imperial Russian Stout 170ml  7 bottles MINIMUM PRICE £10 PER BOTTLE
1975 x 1 bottle
1977 x 1 bottle
1980 x 2 bottles
1981 x 1 bottle
1992 x 2 bottles

Eldridge Pope Coronation Brew 180ml 2 bottles Jun 1977 MINIMUM PRICE £5 PER BOTTLE

Chimay Speciale 33cl 1 bottle 1980 9% ABV MINIMUM PRICE £8

Watneys Stag Brewery 500 years Celebration Strong Ale 275ml 1 bottle  (500 years of brewing 1487-1987)  MINIMUM PRICE £5

Young's Sir Len's Ale 355ml 1 bottle 1993 (celebrating 21 years tenancy at the Fountain Inn 1968-1989) MINIMUM PRICE £5

Members interested in acquiring one or more of these bottles should email their bid, including their name and CAMRA Membership number, to our Branch Treasurer at:

Please specify precisely which bottle/bottles are required and the amount bid for each (this must be AT LEAST the minimum asking price). Bidding will close at midnight on Tuesday 28th February 2017.

Bids will be considered by the Branch Committee at their meeting on Wednesday 8th March 2017 at the Three Kings, Twickenham and the successful bidders subsequently notified by email. Bottles may then be collected from the home of the Branch Membership Secretary in Whitton (address details will be supplied), or during the Richmond Pub Walk on Wednesday 22nd March, or at our Branch Annual General Meeting at The Roebuck, Richmond Hill on Wednesday 26th April.

Events in February & March


Tuesday 7th Branch social in the Kew Green area.  

7.45pm    Cricketers    79 Kew Green. TW9 3AH    
8.30pm    Greyhound    82 Kew Green. TW9 3AP    
9.15pm     Coach & Horses    8 Kew Green. TW9 3BH   
10.00pm   Botanist    3-5 Kew Green. TW9 3AA    

The threatened tube strike has been called off, so come and join us at these 4 pubs on the perimeter of Kew Green.  A short walk from Kew Gardens tube (maybe pop into the Tap on the Line if you are early) or buses 65 and 391 which stop on the Green - all welcome.

Wednesday 15th (8pm) Committee meeting to be held at the Magpie & Crown, Brentford. CAMRA Members only.

Wednesday 22nd (8pm) Branch meeting at The Hope, 115-117 Kew Rd. Richmond, TW9 2PN. All welcome.


Wednesday 8th (8pm) Committee meeting to be held at the Three Kings, 42 Heath Rd. Twickenham. CAMRA Members only.

Wednesday 22nd  Branch social in 4 pubs in the Richmond area. 

7.45pm    Victoria Inn    78 Hill Rise, TW10 6UB  
8.30pm    Old Ship    3 King St, TW9 1ND    
9.15pm    Watermans Arms    12 Water Lane, TW9 1TJ    
10.00pm    Railway Tavern    729 The Quadrant, TW9 1DN    


This years Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be on Wednesday 26th April 2017 at The Roebuck, Richmond Hill - commencing at 8pm.

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