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Branch: BRIGHTON & SOUTH DOWNS CAMRA
Period:

Spring 2020
last updated 29th March 2020

Social.. Secretary:

Adrian Towler

or Branch President Pete Coppard, 01273 683322

Postcodes are to help you locate pubs on
Streetmap uk, whatpub.com or Beer in the Evening website....

Health Crisis

A combination of local decisions and an official CAMRA directive has led to lots of cancellations. Very sad for our pubs and suppliers, but has to be done. Our Branch Beer Festival in Lewes has had to be postponed until 2021.

The Socials ... cancelled as pubs are closed.

Thursday 30th April – 8pm: BRANCH MEETING at The Swan Inn, Falmer. Decision to CANCEL not yet made.

MAY
Sat 23: Adur Valley Beer Walk, noon to 6pm
Has not been cancelled, yet, as it is largely an outdoor event and take-away beer could be sold from the breweries. Footpaths and countryside still open; keep your distance. Situation reviewed 1st May to see what official advice is.

Sun 24: Ale Trail Launch Under the circumstances, we've regretfully decided to postpone the start of this year's Ale Trail. As yet we have no idea when we'll be able to get it up and running, but we'll let you know as soon as we do.

JUNE
Fri 19 & Sat 20: South Downs Beer & Cider Festival, Lewes CANCELLED.

CAMRA DISCOUNTS & Admission to Clubs
please let me know webmaster Adrian Towler if these are no longer vald as they have a horrible habit of changing and it's hard to keep very up-to-date.

The Vintage Inn pubs give 20p per pint discount. These are DEVILS DYKE - FRIARS OAK - THE CUCKMERE - THE SMUGGLERS REST

The Lord Nelson Inn, Trafalgar St Brighton (not sure about discount - ask)


Haus on the Hill 58 Southover Street, Brighton
Free Haus 1 Howard Rosd, Brighton
The Red Lion, Lindfield
Brighton Bierhaus Edward Street, Brighton (opposite Amex offices), 10% off any Brighton Bier (cask or keg but notguest beers).
The Swan Inn, Falmer, 40p per pint off real ales.
West Quay in Brighton Marina (Wetherspoons) cannot really offer you any more discount than you get with your 50p-off CAMRA Vouchers, SO is offering 20% off food on production of a valid Membership Card. Any queries quote the name "Jade"

The Schooner in Southwick offers 10% discount to card-carrying CAMRA members (which meant all their real ales were £3.25 a pint for members; this may have changed) On Mondays (noon to 11pm) all Sussex cask ales will be £2.50 a pint, until further notice (from 4/3/19. No further discount on this!)
The Old Boot in Seaford offers 5% discount to card-carrying CAMRA members.
The Gardeners Arms in Cliffe High Street, Lewes, offers 5% discount to card-carrying CAMRA members.
The Elephant & Castle WStreet, Hill, Lewes 5% discount on all real ale.
Fiveways 292 Ditchling Road, Brighton offers 10% off to CAMRA Members
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The Hampton 57 Upper North Street, Brighton offers (as of May 2016; may change of course) Discounted Pints (with presentation of membership card) at £3.35.
The Ancient Mariner (59 Rutland Road - Coleridge Street cnr.) Hove also has all real ales (at a cheaper price, not sure what it is now) a pint to card-carrying CAMRA members.
The Prince George, 5 Trafalgar Street, Brighton, CAMRA discount is 60p off a pint
The Brewers Arms
91 High Street, Lewes offer a 5% discount for CAMRA members.

The Station in Hove, just down from Hove Station: 100 Goldstone Villas, offers 10% discount to card-carrying CAMRA members
also Royal British Legion Club, 6 Culver Road, Lancing BN15 9AX, tel 01903 764815. "Should you be passing this way CAMRA Members will be allowed in on production of valid Membership Card (no guests)"

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Sussex ‘Bus-to-the-Pub' and also Train to London Pubs
EVERYTHING CURRENTLY CANCELLED
pending things getting back to normal after coronavirus.

Visit pubs with fine ales in friendly convivial company without the constraints of the car. Bus Organisers are Max Malkin & Mike Jacomb. Particularly good if you have a free bus pass. Also... Train to London Pubs (TTLP) dates – details of these can be obtained nearer the time from Pete Brown, 01243 552908. Basically you get a train to London, meet up with the group and visit some interesting London good-beer-pubs..

For all enquiries about trips please contact Max on max.malkin@mypostoffice.co.uk or ring on 01243 828394

Please be aware that due to this programme being planned months in advance that bus time tables could be changed or, worse still, cut completely by the time any trip actually takes place. Also, the ever continuing industrial action being taken by the rail unions on Southern Rail also means, that trips can be completely impossible at worst or risky at best. This can mean other trips are substituted at very short notice. Any queries – emailmax.malkin@mypostoffice.co.uk alternatively phone Max on 01243 828394. Local Bus Time Tables can be found at: Brighton & Hove www.buses.co.uk Compass Bus www.compass-travel.co.uk, Metro Bus www.metrobus.co.uk , Seaford & Dist. www.journeysolutions.co.uk Stagecoach www.stagecoachbus.com/south. Sussex Bus www.thesussexbus.com

Brighton & South Downs Branch Contact: John Kirkland 01293 519844 John.Kirkland@btinternet.com

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