Hull & East Yorkshire Branch
to the websiite of Hull & East Yorkshire CAMRA! We are part of the Campaign for Real Ale, an organisaton of volunteers fighting for consumer rights within the pub-going sector. Our aims are to protect those consumer rights, to encourage the use of well run community pubs, and to promote the responsible enjoyment of quality real ale.
Locally we now have over 1250 members but we are always on the lookout for more people to help the campaign... and you could have a lot of fun whilst you're doing it! So if you enjoy real ale, good pubs and good company then why not join up? Visit the Main CAMRA Website where you can see the benefits for yourself.
What's Going On? Are you about to have a beer festival at your pub, or a meet the brewer night? Doing something out of the ordinary? Hull & East Yorkshire CAMRA would love to hear about it, but we won't know if you don't tell us! Please get in touch if you're doing something special and we'll do our best to let our members know about it. We have a Twitter feed, a Facebook group and mailing lists which can all be used to advertise and promote your events so what are you waiting for?
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Corn Exchange, Hull re-opens
We are please to report that the Corn Exchange, Lowgate has reopened as a ATOM brewery tap. Sitting beside the beautiful Hull Minster and a stone's throw from popular drinking spots the likes of Head of Steam and The Brain Jar, the Atom Brewing Co. Corn Exchange invests its full attention into offering knowledgeable service and helpful expertise.
"We'll have 16 keg lines and four cask, joined by up to 100 cans and bottles from around the world, plus an exciting spirit and cocktail range" says Nick Kirman, Operations Manager. "By only stocking brands that share the Atom ethos of quality, we're committed to elevating Hull's drinking experience."
We wish them all the best in this new venture
New Pub in Cottingham
Opening 3pm Friday 25th May 2018
Name: The Hugh Fitz-Baldric named after a local Cottingham man from the 1400's who became the first Sheriff of Yorkshire.
They will be serving 9 cask ales some permanent, at least one LOCALE & rest changing each week to enable real ale enthusiasts to constantly sample new brewers and new ales from up and down the country
A resident craft ale, Lagers, traditional ciders, fine wines and a well acclaimed gin menu will also be on offer
Opening times 3 - 11 Mon - Thurs, Fri 3pm - 11.45pm Sat. 2pm - 11.45pm & Sun 2pm - 11pm
Owned and run by Shirley Bamforth of the HedOn Inn with the help of Manager Sarah Mason and Asst Manager Pauline Copley and newly appointed local staff
5% discount for CAMRA members
Pubs of the Year 2017 Results
We are pleased to announce our POTY winners and runners up for 2017.
These results have been determined by independent judges, and based on considerations of not only the quality of the real ale served but also the overall experience, including value for money and adherence to CAMRA’s values.
Because of the size of the area we cover, there are three categories, Hull (City), Towns and Villages. In total 68 pubs were nominated and 16 went forward to the POTY judging stage.
POTY Hull (CITY)Winner - George Hotel, Land of Green Ginger, Hull
Runner Up - Whalebone, Wincolmlee, Hull
Third - St John’s Hotel, Queens Road, Hull
The other contenders were - Furley & Co, Princes Dock Street - Minerva, Nelson Street, Hull
POTY Town Winner - Marine Bar, Bridlington
Runner Up - Chequers, Beverley
Third - Hed’On Inn, Hedon
The other contenders were - Monk’s Walk, Beverley - Stackhouse Bar, Hornsea
POTY Villages Winner - Goodmanham Arms, Goodmanham
Runner Up - New Royal Mail. Thorngumbald
Third - Ship Inn, Dunswell
The other contenders were - Barrel, Walkington - Ferguson Fawcett, Walkington - Blue Bell, Old Ellerby
Next Years Hull Real Ale & Cider Festival is on 11th to 13th April 2019, again at the Hull Minster (formally Holy Trinity Church) Hull. Check our Twitter and Facebook pages over the next few months for updates and of course this web site and the dedicated festival page:
Local Festival News
Festival are being held at the following locations, please check our Local Beer Festival & Events page for further details, these festival are non-CAMRA events unless otherwise stated:
Please check our social media sites and website for updates.
Is your local holding a beer festival then why not ask the landlord/landlady/licensee to email the detail to us at ku.gro.armac.lluh@ofni
Regional CAMRA Beer Festivals
To see a list for 2018 see Local Beer Festival page for more information.
Web Site updates:
Yorkshire Brewhouse page updated - 25th May 2018
Branch Diary updated - 25th May 2018
Front Page updated, New Pub in Cottingham, Festivals updated - 25th May 2018
Front Page updated, Branch Diary updated, new date for Pub Olympics - 21st June 2018
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