Bromley Branch News

Keeing you updated with the latest Bromley CAMRA Branch news.

Marvellous May Cider Festival 2017 Programme

We now have a finalised programme for the Marvellous Marvellous May Cider Festival 2017.

Cider Festival Program 2017 FINAL


Event Details:

Bromley CAMRA Fourth Cider Festival will take place on 13th May 2017 – 11:30am-11pm.

Entry is £1 for CAMRA Members and £2 for Non-Members

Over 20 real ciders and perrys, Food, Raffle, and Ale.

Only a two minute walk from Bromley South Station and served by many bus routes.

Location: H G Wells Centre, St Mark’s Rd, Bromley, Greater London BR2 9HG

Fourth Beckenham Beer & Cider Festival 2017

The 4th Beckenham Beer Festival will be held at Beckenham Rugby Club from 20th– 22nd July 2017.

Entry is free for CAMRA Members, those under 26 years of age (ID Required) and £3 for non-members.

£3 refundable glass deposit.

There are 65+ beers, ciders & perries available to try, as well as hot & cold food.

Opening Times – noon – 10pm (Last Orders)

Beckenham Rugby Club, Balmoral Avenue, Beckenham, BR3 3RD

The 4th Annual Bromley Cramble, Saturday 22 April 2017

Once again Bromley CAMRA and Bromley Ramblers are joining forces for a walk through some of the rural parts of Bromley borough. The walk starts at Hayes Station and the route will take us via Hayes and Keston Commons, through the attractive village of Downe to finish at Farnborough. Distance: Approx 7 miles Start time: 10:30 (prompt) Lunch stop: Approx 12:45 to 14:15 in Downe village. Option to join or leave walk at this point Finish Time: Approx arrival time at Farnborough 15:30 Terrain: Mostly off-road paths, likely to be muddy in places, boots are recommended

For full details see the Cramble information sheet

Bromley CAMRA announces Bromley Pub and Club of the Year 2017

Bromley CAMRA is pleased to announce that the Bromley Branch Pub of the Year is the Greyhound in Keston, with the One Inn the Wood (Petts Wood) being the runner up, and that the branch Club of the Year, for the 5th consecutive year is Orpington Liberal Club.

Bromley CAMRA congratulates the winners and runners-up. The  winners’ certificates will be presented to the Greyhound on Saturday 15th April 2017, during their Easter Beer Festival and to Orpington Liberal Club on Friday 21st April during their Spring Beer Festival.

A date will be announced shortly for a presentation at the One Inn The Wood, who were previous winners of the Bromley Pub of the Year Award in both 2015 and 2016, and also the London Regional winner in 2015.

Titanic Brewery Beer of The Festival Certificate Award

On the 11th October, Bromley CAMRA presented Titanic Brewery a certificate “Beer of The Festival for Chocolate & Vanilla Stout from the Beckenham Beer Festival 2016”

You can view their response on Facebook

Yesterday some of the lovely folks from Bromley CAMRA came to visit us to present us with our Beer of The Festival…

Posted by Titanic Brewery on Wednesday, 12 October 2016

Congratulations to the 11 establishments in GBG 2017

Bromley CAMRA would like to congratulate the 10 pubs and one club who made it into the 2017 GBG!

Find out who they are in GBG 2017.

You can purchase the GBG 2017 at the CAMRA Shop.

Cider of the Festival Award Presentation at The Windmill (Sevenoaks)

The winning cider at the recent 3rd Beckenham Beer Festival was Chiddingstone Medium Dry produced by the Castle Cider Company. We have arranged to make the presentation at The Windmill, which was a national finalist in CAMRA’s Pub of the Year competition in 2014.

The pub is rather off the beaten track, so the most practical means of travel will be by rail to Sevenoaks, and then a cab share from there to the Windmill.

If you wish to take advantage of this please write to and we will endeavor to book the correct number of cabs.

The event is in the Events Diary

Bromley CAMRA Annual General Meeting 2016

The BROMLEY CAMRA Annual General Meeting will take place on November 8, 2016 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The event will be hosted at The Bromley Labour Club HG Wells Centre St Marks Road Bromley BR2 9HG

All members should make an effort to attend

More Information in the diary

Bromley In The Good Beer Guide 1974 – 2017

A history of Bromley Pubs, Clubs & Real Ale Shops in the Good Beer Guide from 1974 – 2017 has been complied with the help of various members.

This is the list of all pubs in Bromley which featured in the Good Beer Guide from 1974 to 2017. Some have since closed or been renamed. But why not re-live some history and take a look at some pubs of old and pubs of new.

Good Beer Guide History

Committee Meeting at The Five Bells

The next committee meeting will be at The Five Bells in Chelsfield on September 26 (Monday), 2016 @ 7.30PM – 10:30PM . Non-committee members are always welcome to attend committee meetings.

Please note that this committee meeting is scheduled for a Monday instead of the normal Tuesday.

This event is logged in the Branch Diary – View The Diary Event

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