Campaign for Real Ale

New Members' Outing

Tuesday 21 November 2017

Important note: You need pre-book for this event and it is specifically for new members.

If you are one of the people who have joined CAMRA in the last two years we’d like to invite you to a special New Members’ Event. It’s a trip to Twickenham Brewery at a highly subsidised price.

The date for this attractive evening is Tuesday 21st November. We will leave central Reading at 6.30 pm and return by 11.00 pm. During our visit to this award winning brewery, we will be presenting them with their certificates as winners of awards at the 2017 Reading Beer & Cider Festival.

After the visit to the brewery and sampling some of their latest brews, we will pay a visit to another award winner, The Sussex Arms. It is just three minutes’ walk from the brewery. They have fifteen hand-pulls dispensing ales from independent breweries across the UK, including Twickenham, plus six ciders and perries. The Sussex Arms have been the local CAMRA branch’s Pub of the Year multiple times over the last few years.

We will travel by a very comfortable coach there and back. All this is on offer to you as a recently joined member for just £5. We are grateful to the Gill Ford Trust for the serious subsidy. Gill is an ex-Membership Secretary of our branch. You may bring with you one friend, but, unless they too joined CAMRA within the last two years, they will have to pay £10. Just so I clear up the legal bits – the monies are not a hire and reward contract and you are expected to conduct yourself responsibly, taking care of your own health and safety whilst on the coach and at the brewery. Any loss or damage to your person, your property, your memory, your dignity or other valuable commodities are your responsibility. We will make every effort to return by the appointed time, which may involve leaving at the agreed time without you if you fail to drag yourself away from the wonderful beers on offer at the pub.

Numbers on the coach are limited to 16, so places will be issued on a first come, first served basis. There have been over 200 new members in the last two year, plus some of the branch committee will be joining us so you can get to know them. Please book a place by 7th November as after that, if we have places left, we may open the outing to other members. Book your place by emailing