Welcome to Solihull and District CAMRA website

Welcome to the Solihull and District CAMRA website home page. Here you will find a summary of the latest pub news and up and coming events in the next few weeks. More details can be found by following the menu on the left. Why not get involved and come along to one of our branch meetings or follow our Facebook page or Twitter acount(see below).

Next Branch Events

Branch Meetings

  • June Branch Meeting Monday 3 June 2019 20:30 Olton Tavern

    Solihull CAMRA Branch Meeting - branch members welcome.

Next Branch Social

  • Hinkley brewery and pub crawl Saturday 25 May 2019 09:30

    Note This trip will now use public transport rather than minibus.

    Our first port of call will be the Elliswood brewery, not far from the Town Centre where the owner/brewer will show us around and then we can sample a couple of his beers. In the town centre where we will explore the town centre hostelries. - see https://solihull.camra.org.uk/viewnode.php?id=98607 for full details. Food stop will probably be the Wetherspoons as they are quite quick to maximise our sampling time.

    Transport Meet at 9:30 at New St station for train to Hinckly. Return train to Hinckley cost is £13.65. If you would like to come on the above Hinckley Social contact me Dave Mckowen via email ku.gro.armac.lluhilos@pihsrebmem()

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Local Pub News and Events
  • Pub News Monday 13 May 2019

    The Shaking Hand micro pub is now open They regularly serve 4 changing Real Ales plus Craft beers plus other drinks. It is next door to the main ASDA entrance in Parkgate, Shirley.

    The Indian Brewery Station Raod, Solihull. Building work is still in progress.

    The Red Lion, Shirley has now reopened.

    The Bulls Head in Barston has been put up for sale.

    The Crab Mill has now reopened. It is has about 6 real ales available.

Regional CAMRA Events
  • North Cotswold 18th steam and Ale Festival Friday 21 – Sunday 23 June 2019

    In association with Gloucester and Warwickshire steam railway at Winchcombe & Toddington stations. Trains running all 3 days. 45+ beers plus cider and perries.

    Food available.

    For further details see https://www.northcotswoldcamra.org.uk and https://www.gwsr.com for train times.

  • STRATFORD-UPON-AVON BEER & CIDER Festival Friday 21 – Saturday 22 June 2019

    Stratford-upon-Avon Racecourse, Luddington Rd, Warwickshire CV37 9SE.

    70+ beers & 30+ ciders/perries. Food available. Town shuttle service from railway station, camping via racecourse campsite (enquire direct). £10 entrance to include glass, programme, & £5 tokens. Open Fri 12noon-11pm, Sat 11am-11pm. Info: http://www.stratfordbeerfestival.org.uk

  • BROMSGROVE BEER Festival Thursday 27 – Saturday 29 June 2019

    Bromsgrove Rugby Football Club, Finstall Rd, Bromsgrove B60 3DH (10mins walk from Bromsgrove station & buses available from town centre.).

    144 beers & 60+ ciders/perries. Open CAMRA members & Trade Only : Thu 2-6pm Open to All Thu 6-11pm ; Fri 12noon-11pm; Sat 11am-9.30pm.

    Entry £3 (members £1) + £2 Souvenir glass.

    Food available and live music from Friday (see website for details). Plenty of room outside, marquee for picnics, & family games. Camping available from Rugby club. Details http://www.bromsgrovebeerfestival.org.uk

  • 44th WOLVERHAMPTON BEER Festival Thursday 11 – Saturday 13 July 2019

    Newhampton Arts Centre, Dunkley St, Wolverhampton WV1 4AN.

    70 ales plus cider and perries. Admission Thu-Fri £3.50 Sat - free

    Further details see http://www.Wolverhampton.camra.org.uk

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  • Friday 17th May, 17:55 : Our GBG pub The Fieldhouse in Solihull is in the top 50 pubs in the Sun. Vote for our local at pubs@the-sun.co.uk
  • Monday 13th May, 13:23 : Branch meeting tonight at the Drum & Monkey, 177 Four Ashes Rd, Dorridge tonight at 8:30. All branch members welcome.
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