Branch Members meet Robert Halfon MP at the Strangers Bar House of Commons, to discuss how Goverment Action can help Pubs & Small Brewers (and enjoy a few beers)
The Herts and Essex Branch is a small but active branch of Camra. Fighting for the future of pubs, choice and quality of Real Ale, while at the same time getting time to enjoy some of those real ales in the pubs. Meeting once a month for a formal branch meeting, we also have regular socials, pub crawls, brewery visits and even long weekends away.
We welcome new members, no need to join first if you want to come along for taster. The Whats On button above will let know what we are planning in the near future. Look forward to meeting you.
If you have an issue with a pub closure, brewery news of want information, please use the Contact Us button above.
The branch runs two beer festivals, The Gibberd Garden (Old Harlow) mid June and the Bishops Stortford Festival at the End of July.
The Branch Covers a Large and mainly Rural area on the Hertfordshire & Essex Borders, including the towns of Harlow, Epping, Ongar, Waltham Abbey & Bishops Stortford. Click below for full branch map.
Branch Chairman Brendan Sothcott Enjoys a Beer with Marc Bartram, erstwhile brewer at Bartrams Brewery in Suffolk
Branch Member Tony Davies Serves Happy Drinkers at the Gibberd Garden Beer Festival
The Branch is also a part of the LocAle Scheme - promoting pubs selling beer from Local Breweries. This cuts down the 'Beer Miles' done by beer between breweries and the pub, supports local buisness & employment, as well as ensuring that beers sold in pubs are of a style suitable for this area.
CAMRA is a National Campaign, covering all of country with over 150,000 members. Decribed by some as the most succesful Consumer Campaign ever. Why not consider joining HERE
Branch 2017 Pub of the Year Announced
19 Feb 2017
The 2017 Branch pub of the Year has been announced as The Rising Sun at High Wych. Well done to the
Cunningham family for winning this award for the second year running. This pub will now go forward to the finals of the Hertfordshire
Pub of the Year
Pub Beer Festivals
Listed below are pub beer festivals where information has been provided to us by the pubs concerned. These are
pub beer festivals, and details are here for information only. Inclusion here does not mean endorsment by CAMRA.
Easter Weekend - The Cock Tavern in Chipping Ongar. Pub Website
28 April to 1 May - Annual Beer festival at the Prince of Wales, Green Tye Pub Website
Herts & Essex Borders Branch of the Campiagn for Real Ale (CAMRA).