Here's an update on the latest news and information from West London branch of CAMRA for January 2020. Further news can be found in the December/January edition of London Drinker.
- Tue 14 branch mtg: (7pm/7.30) Harp (upstairs), 47 Chandos Pl. WC2N 4HS.
- Thu 23 Fitzrovia soc: (7pm) Jackalope, 43 Weymouth Mews, W1G 7EQ; (8pm) Stag’s Head, 102 New Cavendish St, W1W 6XW; (9pm) Ship, 134 New Cavendish St, W1W 6YB; (10pm) King & Queen, 1 Foley St, W1W 6DL.
- Thu 20 brch meeting (7pm/7.30): Star Tavern (upstairs), 6 Belgrave Mews West SW1X 8HT.
- Wed 26 Covent Garden social: (7pm) Moon under Water, 28 Leicester Sq, WC2H 7LE; (7.50pm) Salisbury, 90 St Martin’s La, WC2N 4AP; (8.35pm) Lamb & Flag, 33 Rose St, WC2E 9EB; (9.20pm) Lemon Tree, 4 Bedfordbury, WC2N 4BP; (10pm) Harp, 47 Chandos Pl, WC2N 4HS.
- Tue 10 branch meeting (7pm/7.30): Speaker (upstairs), 46 Great Peter St. SW1P 2HA.
- Thu 19 At Leisure in Victoria social: (2.30pm) Willow Walk, 25 Wilton Road, SW1V 1LW.
- Tue 31 Temple social: (7pm) Devereux, 20 Devereux Ct, WC2R 3JJ; (8pm) Edgar Wallace, 40 Essex St, WC2R 3JF; (8.50pm) Cheshire Cheese, 5 Little Essex St, WC2R 3LD; (9.30pm) Temple Brew House, 46 Essex St, WC2R 3JF; and possibly one more pub.
Other CAMRA events
- CAMRA's London Pubs Group will be having their next crawl of historic pubs on Saturday 15 February 2020 - daytime crawl of Kingston and New Malden. See the London Pubs Group website for details.
- The Great British Beer Festival Winter will be held in Birmingham on 4-8 February 2020.
- None reported.
Branch and regional CAMRA news
- The December/January issue of London Drinker is out in pubs across London and online with all the latest news about pubs, CAMRA and beer related events.
Pub and brewery news
- A new Duke of York near Victoria station has opened following the demolition of the previous pub on this site as part of the ongoing modernisation of the whole area, the new pub has arisen phoenix-like from the ashes of the old! The pub has been restored in splendid Edwardian style with trademark Sam Smith's dark wood and etched glass.
- Stonegate is to sell eight of their pubs in the West London branch area, among the 42 they are selling across the country as part of the agreement to get Competition and Markets Authority approval for their acquisition of Ei Group.