The official website of Isle of Wight branch of the Campaign for Real Ale

The Campaign for Real Ale exists to protect and promote good beer and pubs

LOCAL EVENTS

Friday 19th September 2014

Branch Meeting and Newport Walk-About



Prince of Wales, Newport


Start 8pm
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Saturday 20th September 2014

Blues Anonymous



Sun Inn, Hulverstone


Blues/Rock at the Sun
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Sunday 21st September 2014

Hops Fest



Ventnor Botanical Gardens


11am - 6pm Celebrate another successful hops harvest with real ales from the Isle of Wight. Live Music. Family Entertainment. Local Food and Craft Stalls. Tug of War Competition and more...
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Saturday 27th September 2014

Blue Train - Live Band



Sun Inn, Hulverstone


Modern Rock
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Friday 10th October 2014

Branch Meeting



Simeon Arms, Ryde


We will discuss (amongst other things) voluteer duties for the Beer and Buses Weekend. 8pm for 8.30
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Friday 17th October 2014

Dom Pipkin & The Ikos



Quay Arts Centre, Newport


"With their stagecraft honed from a two year residency at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, the band bring the classic sound of New Orleans Funk and R&B right into the 21st century. " Support (Laurie McVay & the High Rollers) 7.30 in the Cafe Main Event 8.30 Tickets £12 advance £14 on the door more details
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Saturday 18th October to
Sunday 19th October 2014

Beer and Buses Weekend




Spend the weekend travelling round the Isle of Wight in vintage buses stopping here and there for a pint of real ale and maybe taking in a pub walk. More than 7 different routes featuring over 30 pubs. All routes start and finish at the Isle of Wight Bus Museum in Newport.
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HEADLINES

CONTACT DETAILS

Editor: Tim Marshall.
Email:
Telephone: 01983 721557

If you're not from around these parts, allow me to explain that here on the Isle of Wight we have loads of great pubs and some splendid local beers to seek out.
Click on "find-a-pub" for more details on Island pubs; and click on "local breweries" to find out about the beers and breweries.

If you are from round here, please let me know of any up & coming events and snippets of news & gossip.

You will notice a little bird sitting near the bottom of this page. We have decided to join the twenty first century and now have a twitter thingy. By clicking on the birdy you can follow up-to-date tweety things.

STOP PRESS:
IW CAMRA and the Isle of Wight Bus Museum are joining forces to present a weekend (18th & 19th October) of Classic Buses and Beer (and walks). CLICK HERE. Proceeds to go towards the Bus Museum's move to their new premises in Ryde.

I am particularly keen to make sure the find-a-pub page is up to date. If you've got the time, please have a look, and if you spot and discrepancies, please let me know.

And finally...
If you value good beer in good pubs, and if you are not already a CAMRA member, please consider joining us.

"We're the people who try to make sure you've nice beer to drink in your pubs and try to stop posh blokes buying your local and turning it in to a shop"
THE VIEWS EXPRESSED ON THIS SITE ARE NOT NECESSARILY THOSE OF THE EDITOR OR CAMRA EITHER LOCALLY OR NATIONALLY