October 2018 news

Here's an update on the latest news and information from West London branch of CAMRA for October 2018. Further news can be found in the October/November edition of London Drinker.

 

Branch events
  • October
    • The October branch meeting is at the Walmer Castle (upstairs) at 58 Ledbury Road, W11 2AJ on Tuesday 16th October. We'll be meeting from 7pm for a 7.30pm start to the meeting.
    • We're going on a survey crawl of the W2 area on Wednesday 24th October. Starting at the Leinster Arms, 17 Leinster Terrace, W2 3EU. Meeting from 7pm for a 7.30pm start to the crawl.
  • November
    • We're joining the Union Tavern for their regular Meet The Brewer event on Tuesday 6th November. Please book with the pub.
    • The November branch meeting is at the Star Tavern (upstairs) at 6 Belgrave Mews West, SW1X 8HT on Tuesday 13th November. We'll be meeting from 7pm for a 7.30pm start to the meeting.
    • We're going on a survey crawl of the W1 area on Wednesday 14th November. Starting at the Argyll Arms, 18 Argyll Street, W1F 7TP. Meeting from 7pm for a 7.30pm start to the crawl.
    • We're going on a survey crawl of the SW6 and W6 areas on Tuesday 27th November. Starting at the Durell Arms, 704 Fulham Road, SW6 5SB. Meeting from 7pm for a 7.30pm start to the crawl.

Other CAMRA events

Pub events
  • The Bolton, Earls Court has various events planned: Oktoberfest 2018 - Thursday 4th until Sunday 7th of October. 5 German beers on draught and about eight more by the bottle, German/Bavarian food; Bocktoberfest 2018- Thursday 18th until Sunday the 21st of October - with a very broad range of Dutch Bockbeers, draught and bottled, Dutch food, music and entertainment; Halloween 2018: Friday 26th October - Halloween party.

Branch and regional CAMRA news
  • The October/November issue of London Drinker is out in pubs across London and online with all the latest news about pubs, CAMRA and beer related events.

National CAMRA news
  • Good Beer Guide 2019 is now available.
 Pub news
  • The lease of the Speaker, Westminster has been bought back by owners Bermondsey Pub Company (Ei Group). It will close from Friday 5th October for a refurbishment lasting at least six weeks.
  • The Queen Adelaide is closed for refurbishment and is due to reopen on 10th October.
  • The Richmond Arms, Orchardon Street, NW8 has been reported as having recently been closed and boarded up.
  • It has been reported in the press that the Walmer Castle, Notting Hill, W11 has been acquired by footballer David Beckham and film director Guy Ritchie.
  • The Cheshire Cheese, Little Essex Street, Temple (along with the Savoy Tap, as previously reported) has been acquired by Shepherd Neame and is planned to be refurbished.
  • The Blackbird, 209 Earls Court Road is closed for refurbishment and is due to reopen 16 October 2018.
  • The Dover Castle, 43 Weymouth Mews is due to reopen in October 2018 by Bloomsbury Leisure Group as the Jackalope, with 20 beer lines.
  • The Mad Bishop and Bear at Paddington Station recently reopened following its refurbishment.

For the latest news check out our Facebook and Twitter pages! Also for news from CAMRA across London see London Drinker, and the London CAMRA Facebook page.

Please note that our contact form is currently unavailable, please use the contact details published in London Drinker if you wish to contact the branch in the meantime.

September 2018 news

Here's an update on the latest news and information from West London branch of CAMRA for September 2018. Further news can be found in the August/September edition of London Drinker.

 

Branch events
  • September
    • The September branch meeting is at The Bolton, 326 Earls Court Road (upstairs), on Tuesday 11th September. We'll be meeting from 7pm for a 7.30pm start to the meeting.
  • October
    • We're joining the Union Tavern for their regular Meet The Brewer event on Tuesday 2nd October. Please book with the pub.
    • We're going on a survey crawl of the SW1 area on Wednesday 3rd October. Starting at the Buckingham Arms, 62 Petty France, SW1H 9EU. Meeting from 7pm for a 7.30pm start to the crawl.
    • The October branch meeting is at the Walmer Castle (upstairs) at 58 Ledbury Road, W11 2AJ on Tuesday 16th October. We'll be meeting from 7pm for a 7.30pm start to the meeting.
    • We're going on a survey crawl of the W2 area on Wednesday 24th October. Starting at the Leinster Arms, 17 Leinster Terrace, W2 3EU. Meeting from 7pm for a 7.30pm start to the crawl.
  • November
    • We're joining the Union Tavern for their regular Meet The Brewer event on Tuesday 6th November. Please book with the pub.
    • The November branch meeting is at the Star Tavern (upstairs) at 6 Belgrave Mews West, SW1X 8HT on Tuesday 13th November. We'll be meeting from 7pm for a 7.30pm start to the meeting.
    • We're going on a survey crawl of the W1 area on Wednesday 14th November. Starting at the Argyll Arms, 18 Argyll Street, W1F 7TP. Meeting from 7pm for a 7.30pm start to the crawl.
    • We're going on a survey crawl of the SW6 and W6 areas on Tuesday 27th November. Starting at the Durell Arms, 704 Fulham Road, SW6 5SB. Meeting from 7pm for a 7.30pm start to the crawl.

Other CAMRA events

Pub events
  • The Harp, Chandos Place is celebrating Cask Ale Week. From 20th to 24th they will have a selection of Gold, Silver and Bronze winners from the Great British Beer Festival. On 25th September, all four of the Fullers and Friends collaboration beers will be available.

Branch and regional CAMRA news
  • The August/September 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 news
  • The Perseverence, 11-12 Shroton St, NW1 6UG reopened in July.
  • The Savoy Tup has been taken over by Shepherd Neame and renamed the Savoy Tap.
  • Some progress on rebuilding the Carlton Tavern, NW6 has been seen.
  • A planning application to demolish The Talbot, 2 Little Chester Street, SW1 was approved in August 2018.
  • Walker's of St James, 32 Duke St, SW1 has been demolished.
  • The King William IV, 110-111 Grosvenor Road is currently closed, to reopen maybe early 2019.
  • Permission to demolish the Trafalgar, 200 Kings Road, SW3 has been granted, but a new pub is due to be part of the redevelopment.
  • The Beauchamp, 43-44 Beauchamp Place is currently closed, to reopen once entire building is renovated.
  • The Blackbird, 209 Earls Court Road is closed for refurbishment and is due to reopen 16 October 2018.
  • The Dover Castle, 43 Weymouth Mews is due to reopen in October 2018 by Bloomsbury Leisure Group as the Jackalope, with 20 beer lines.
  • The Redan, 1 Westbourne Grove, W2 has closed, permission was granted in July for it to be used as a sales and marketing suite for five years.
  • A planning application for the Sir Alexander Fleming, 16 Bouverie Place to use the ground floor as a restaurant and convert upstairs to flats was submitted.
  • The Mad Bishop and Bear at Paddington Station plans to reopen on 17 September 2018 following a refurbishment.
  • The Andover Arms, 57 Aldensley Road, W6 is due to reopen mid September.

For the latest news check out our Facebook and Twitter pages! Also for news from CAMRA across London see London Drinker, and the London CAMRA Facebook page.

Please note that our contact form is currently unavailable, please use the contact details published in London Drinker if you wish to contact the branch in the meantime.

July 2018 news

Here's an update on the latest news and information from West London branch of CAMRA for July 2018. Further news can be found in the June/July edition of London Drinker.

 

Branch events
  • West London branch will be joining the Union Tavern, 45 Woodfield Road, W9 for their Meet The Brewer event (brewery to be confirmed) on Tuesday 10 July at 7pm. Book with pub.
  • Sambrook's event at the Central Bar (Wetherspoons), West 12 Centre, Shepherds Bush Green (south), W12 8PH on 16 July at 7.30pm.
  • The July branch meeting is at the Star Tavern (upstairs), 6 Belgrave Mews West on Tuesday 24 July. We'll be meeting from 7pm for a 7.30pm start to the meeting.
  • West London branch will be joining the Union Tavern, 45 Woodfield Road, W9 for their Meet The Brewer event (brewery to be confirmed) on Tuesday 7 August at 7pm. Book with pub.

Other CAMRA events
  • The Great British Beer Festival 2018 will be held at Olympia in West Kensington on 7 to 11 August. Advanced tickets and full details are now available from the GBBF website.
  • CAMRA's London Pubs Group will be having their next crawl of historic pubs on 22nd August in Bow. See the London Pubs Group website for details.
  • Ealing Beer Festival is on 11 to 14 July. With almost 400 real ales from all over the country, including up to 15 in wooden barrels (with the assistance of the Society for Preservation of Beer from the Wood (SPBW)), an extensive range of cider and perries, a foreign beer bar, a wine and mead selection plus soft drinks there should be something for everybody!

Branch and regional CAMRA news
 Pub news

For the latest news check out our Facebook and Twitter pages! Also for news from CAMRA across London see London Drinker, and the London CAMRA Facebook page.

August 2018 news

Here's an update on the latest news and information from West London branch of CAMRA for August 2018. Further news can be found in the August/September edition of London Drinker.

 

Branch events
  • There is no branch meeting during August, the September branch meeting is at The Bolton, 326 Earls Court Road (upstairs), on Tuesday 11th September. We'll be meeting from 7pm for a 7.30pm start to the meeting.
Other CAMRA events
  • The Great British Beer Festival 2018 will be held at Olympia in West Kensington on 7 to 11 August. Advanced tickets and full details are available from the GBBF website.
  • CAMRA's London Pubs Group will be having their next crawl of historic pubs on 22nd August in Bow. See the London Pubs Group website for details.
Branch and regional CAMRA news
  • The August/September 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 news
  • The Yardbird, W6 has recently closed.
  • The Squirrel, Maida Vale has recently closed, the future of it is unknown.

For the latest news check out our Facebook and Twitter pages! Also for news from CAMRA across London see London Drinker, and the London CAMRA Facebook page.

June 2018 news

Here's an update on the latest news and information from West London branch of CAMRA for June 2018. Further news can be found in the June/July edition of London Drinker.

 

Branch events
  • The June branch meeting is at Portobello Brewery, Unit 6, Mitre Bridge Industrial Estate, Mitre Way, London, W10 6AU on 12 June. We'll be meeting from 7pm for a 7.30pm start to the meeting.
  • West London branch will be joining the Union Tavern, 45 Woodfield Road, W9 for their Meet The Brewer event (brewery to be confirmed) on Tuesday 10 July at 7pm. Book with pub.
  • Sambrook's event at the Central Bar (Wetherspoons), West 12 Centre, Shepherds Bush Green (south), W12 8PH on 16 July at 7.30pm.
  • The July branch meeting is at the Star Tavern (upstairs), 6 Belgrave Mews West on Tuesday 24 July. We'll be meeting from 7pm for a 7.30pm start to the meeting.
  • West London branch will be joining the Union Tavern, 45 Woodfield Road, W9 for their Meet The Brewer event (brewery to be confirmed) on Tuesday 7 August at 7pm. Book with pub.

Other CAMRA events
  • The Great British Beer Festival 2018 will be held at Olympia in West Kensington on 7 to 11 August. Advanced tickets and full details are now available from the GBBF website.
  • CAMRA's London Pubs Group will be having their next crawl of historic pubs on 23rd June in Orpington, Cudham, Downe and Chelsfield. See the London Pubs Group website for details.
  • Ealing Beer Festival is on 11 to 14 July.
Non-CAMRA events
  • The London Brewers' Alliance are having a beer festival at Fuller's Brewery on 23rd June from 1pm to 7pm. Tickets can be bought at https://lbatickets.wearebeer.com/. CAMRA members in London region should check their emails for a discount code.
Branch and regional CAMRA news
 Pub news
  • The Newman Arms in Fitzrovia reopened on 16 May under management of Truman's Brewery. It features 12 keg and 4 cask beers including some guest beers. Takeaway growlers are available: the growler machine will fill 910ml cans with any draught beer on site, for customers to take away.
  • The Perseverance, Marylebone is reported to have reopened.
  • The Pillars of Hercules, Greek Street has reopened.
  • The White Swan, lower Pimlico, SW1 has been reported as closed. It's assumed they are refurbishing it, as there is no planning application for any change of use etc.
  • The Black Bull, 251 King St, Hammersmith seems to be closed currently.


For the latest news check out our Facebook and Twitter pages! Also for news from CAMRA across London see London Drinker, and the London CAMRA Facebook page.

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