Competitions

Cheltenham Motor Club

Cheltenham Motor Club crowned CAMRA Club of the Year 2017

Cheltenham Motor Club is crowned CAMRA Club of the Year once again The Cheltenham Motor Club first secured the coveted title in 2013. Since then, the club has made significant improvements to its seating and bar area, demonstrating a clear commitment to improving the experience of its members and guests alike. This friendly and welcoming club, formed in 1906, usually has six real ales and three real ciders on tap, alongside its new bottled beer bar and a Belgian draught beer. The club area has also recently been extended into the former committee room to create a larger seating area. It [...]

BGBW Awards 2016

Guild of Beer Writers annual awards 2016

Pete Brown crowned as Beer Writer of the Year 2016 Pete Brown has been named Beer Writer of the Year 2016 at the British Guild of Beer Writers’ annual awards ceremony, staged on 1 December at the Park Lane Hotel in London. Last year’s Beer Writer of the Year and chairman of judges Breandán Kearney said ‘Pete Brown is a worthy Beer Writer of the Year. Whatever he’s writing about, he is unfailingly authoritative, not just about beer or pubs, but the wider world in which they sit and the history that has shaped them. He has a talent for finding [...]

CAMRA

CAMRA announces the four Club of the Year finalists

CAMRA announces finalists for the National Club of the Year competition The CAMRA Club of the Year competition awards is run in conjunction with Club Mirror magazine with the simple aim of finding the best clubs serving real ale most committed to quality real ale – those which offer a fantastic atmosphere, welcoming surroundings and most importantly, top quality real ale served in great condition. Clubs are nominated by CAMRA branches across the country and judged by a panel of volunteer CAMRA members throughout the year. The four finalists are: The Albatross Club (RAFA), Bexhill The Albatross Club won Club of the Year [...]