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The Isle of Wight branch of the Campaign for Real Ale

Sportsmans Rest

Sadly we have to report that the Sportsmans Rest in Purchfield has closed. It seems ironic that this news reaches us on the day in which they should have seen one of the highest sales days of the year - Beer and Buses Weekend.

Bus Museum Reopens

The IW Bus Museum, Ryde is to reopen on 9th August
It is registered as part of the Government's
"Eat Out to Help Out" scheme.

Boojum and Snark

The Island's newest brewery have just released their latest tasting notes with a live video.
The pub/brewery only recently received planning permission for their brewery.
See our homepage for a link to the Boojum's facebook page.
But to see the video - click on the link!
Watch Julie's tasting notes

Havenstreet Steam Railway - Announce New Dates

Festival of Transport: Sunday 6th September - NEW DATE
Island Heritage Train Day: Sunday 13th September
Cider & Cheese Festival: Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th September
Autumn Gala: Sat 26th & Sun 27th September
Island Heritage Train Day: Sun 6th October
Real Ale Festival: Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th October - NEW DATE
Fright Night: Saturday 31st October

Their new barn has now been completed.
IW Steam Railway website

Beer and Buses2020 Cancelled

The organisers of the Isle of Wight Classic Buses, Beer and Walks have called off the event. A statement on their website explains that at this time there are "too many unknowns" and it would be foolhardy to risk too many people and not enough buses.
Click the link to read the whole statement

B&B Website