Locals of the last pub on Walsall’s Beechdale Estate which raise thousands for local charities are fighting plans to convert it into shops saying it is at the heart of the community.
In exactly two months time the doors of Britain’s biggest beer festival will open, offering over 800 real ales, ciders and perries from the UK’s best producers to slake the thirst of over 55,000 beer lovers.
CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale, has launched the new edition of its famous Good Bottled Beer Guide, which this time features over 1800 bottle-conditioned beers.
The Great British Beer Festival, organised by CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale, today opens its doors at London’s Olympia with the aim of reacquainting young people with their local community pub in the wake of damning new research.
This year, the Anchor’s Organic Beer Festival is showcasing an even wider range of drinks, including cider, perry and wines, as well as the usual ales
Sibyl Ruth discovers real ale can be beautiful…