Campaign for Real Ale

Campaign for Real Ale

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Doncaster CAMRA

Campaign for Real Ale is a voluntary organisation consisting of over 170,000 ordinary drinkers, run by an unpaid, elected National Executive and backed by a small core of professional executives. It speaks for drinkers everywhere in fighting to save pubs and breweries from closure, and in attempting to improve beer quality and to ensure pub standards are raised.

Our branch covers all of the Doncaster area as well as the Isle of Axholme in Lincolnshire, East Yorkshire as far as Goole and a small area of North Yorkshire.

New members are always welcome either at branch events, including the Annual Beer Festival - either visiting or volunteering.

You can also help 'rate' your local pub using the National Beer Scoring System - you can do this by logging in through WhatPub.

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Latest news...

Imperial Tap & Brewery to host Beer Festival @ Townfield Gala

The Imperial Tap & Brewery from Mexborough will be holding a Beer Festival at this year's Townfield (Thorne Road) Gala on Sunday 12th July, 12 noon to 5pm. This promises to be a great day and we are looking forward to seeing (and tasting) the fabulous REAL Ales on offer from Imperial Tap & Brewery. We will confirm the Beer list once it is available.

The Gala free to enter, in association with DaBKA (Doncaster and Bassetlaw Kidney Association), and an exciting fun-filled community afternoon for all the family. Come and celebrate the talents of your local community by watching live music and dancing all afternoon. South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue are coming along with a fire engine, watch how dangerous chip-pan fires can be with their live display. Yorkshire Ambulance Service and Tom Thorpe Martial Arts among others will be taking part in demonstrations of their work. Take part in an archery lesson or support a team in the 5-a-side football competition! Dare you view a tarantula or snake in the Nature Safari?

Live Music at Doncaster Brewery & Tap

There are some fantastic events at Doncaster Brewery & Tap planned throughout this year. On Thursday 21st May the wonderful Hans Chew performs a great live set. All the way from New York. Hans Chew is a Tennessee native and self taught pianist. He first gained recognition for his ragtime piano accompaniment to the late acoustic guitarist Jack Rose.

Support act on the night is James Taplin - a fantastic singer-songwriter who sings blues-rock; rock & soul; and alt-folk. Tickets are £8 advance and £10 on the door and are available from the Brewery or online.

REAL ALES headline Doncaster Folk Festival

Doncaster Folk Festival (May 15-17) includes an astounding line up of music - modern and traditional, including: The Young'uns - Jon Palmer Acoustic Band - Hannah Sanders - Steve Turner - Naomi Bedford - John Conolly & Rob Van Sante - The Danny Landau Band - Alistair Pearson - Murder at the Seaside

The Young'uns, winners at recent BBC Radio Folk Awards, are the Saturday night headliners. The Saturday 'Day of Dance' will officially be - THE BIGGEST FESTIVAL OF TRADITIONAL DANCE EVER HELD IN DONCASTER! The ever-popular Ceilidh, Sessions and Singarounds around the town also return this year.

Real Ales at the festival this year will include:

Doncaster Brewery - FestivAle 4.0 % abv, Sandhouse 3.8% abv, Mansion House Mild 3.6% abv. Grafters Brewery - Luvly jubblies 4.2 % abv. Welbeck Abbey Brewery - Red Feather 3.8% abv, St Simon (Gold beer) 4% abv, Portland Black 4.5%abv. Acorn Brewery - Barnsley bitter 3.8% abv. Leeds Brewery - Leeds Pale 3.8% abv.

See Doncaster Folk Festival website for more details!

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