From the Social and Survey Secretary

Dear Derby CAMRA members,

Dates for your Diary May/June/July/August

Book early to avoid disappointment.

If you are enjoying these events, tell your friends. If they don't suit you for what ever reason TELL ME!!!! If I don't know what you want, how can I organise it?


Dates for Diary in MAY 2017

Thursday 4th May 2017 Awards presentation- The Dragon Willington

7pm leave QUAD to arrive at The Dragon by 7.30pm. We are going to present a couple of well-deserved award to The Boot Brewery. This place has excellent beer and I hear that there may be chip butties too. Mini bus back to town in time for 11pm buses out of the station. 16 seats on the mini Bus - Bookings required

If you intend to travel independently I will still need your name ASAP so that they know how many to expect. If I don't have your name on the list, you may miss out on the chip butties.



Sunday 7th May Leave QUAD - 11am till 9pm Day out in North Derbyshire Area Location to be disclosed later. There will be judging involved. 16 seats on the mini Bus - Bookings required


Saturday 13th May 3pm till 9.30 pm - As its CAMRA cider month a trip to Three Cats cider mill. We will be hosted by Chris and Sue Rogers who will provide us with an education talk about the cider making process and of course some tasting sessions. 16 seats on the mini Bus - Bookings required


19th & 20th May Times still TBC depending on the rail network - Barrowhill Via a ROG train. This is a special trip from Derby straight into Barrowhill itself. ROG are operating these special services on Friday 19 and Saturday 20, featuring their very own Class 37 and Class 47 which will top and tail the coaching stock. Return tickets and entrance is £39.00.

As Derby CAMRA members you will be able to get £1.00 off the price of a bottle of (yet to be brewed) specially commission beer for the trip.



Monday 22nd May The FunHouse Comedy Club The Bless Derby.

The Panelbeaters is a twisted take on the panel show format for the warped minds of Gary Delaney and Caimh McDonnell. Ticket £5.00 in advance. Book early to avoid disappointment. - I have 10 tickets reserved on the door for Derby CAMRA member - £4.00 each but I need your names by Monday 15th May to be on the list.


Sunday 28th May Leave QUAD - 11am till 9pm Day out West Derbyshire Area Location to be disclosed later. There will be judging involved.16 seats on the mini Bus - Bookings required


Dates for Diary in JUNE 2017

2nd till 4th June Belper goes green We will be arranging a day out, probably via public transport.


9th June 2017 - 23rd July 2017 FREE entry - Poppies: Wave and Weeping Window by Paul Cummins Artist & Tom Piper Designer. We will be selecting a date for a group viewing and then a few drinks together. I might try and set up a survey on Facebook to select a date, if someone shows me how to do it.


Tuesday 13th June Evening City Pub walk/Crawl 7.30 meet at the quad


Dates for Diary in July 2017

This month will be dominated by the Summer Beer Festival, but I still hope to fit in a few outings. Any ideas will be appreciated. If you know of anything unusual please let me know.



Berlin Beer Festival 4-6th August 2017 Karl Max Allee, Berlin

Currently their are about 15 Derby CAMRA member that are going on this trip.

 Follow Link for details if you are interested. Don't forget to let us know if you are attending.