The branch covers a large area including Buxton, Glossop and much of the Peak District National Park along with a small part of Cheshire around Poynton and Disley, and in contrast it also includes most of the Metropolitan Borough of Tameside, which takes in Ashton under Lyne, Hyde and Mossley.

The branch has over 600 members, who meet regularly to enjoy beers and pubs on offer. The branch also runs regular trips to pubs and breweries in and around the branch area, and also further afield. The branch runs a trip over a long weekend early in the year to another part of the UK. The branch also runs a foreign trip every autumn, and has visited places as diverse as Lithuania, New York and Stuttgart.

Branch Contacts

Stewart Taylor:
07907 714826

Local beer festivals in July 2014 - for information only

Thursday, 31 July 2014

We have been advised of the following beer festival events in July 2014 - these are not branch events but are for website reader information only

July 5th - Dove Holes beer festival
July 18th - 20th Romiley Beer festival
July 18th - 20th - The Star Alehouse Glossop ( next to the station)
July 25th - 27th - The Hare and Hound at Simondley, near Glossop

August 2014 Branch Meeting

Monday, 11 August 2014
20.00 hrs at The Dog and Pheasant, Ashton Under Lyne

Our August meeting will be at The Dog and Pheasant (known as the Top Dog) which is on the A627 road to Oldham going north from Ashton. It is served by bus 330 and about 15 -20 minutes walk from Ashton station and bus station

Local beer festivals in August 2014 - for infromation only

Sunday, 31 August 2014

We have been notified of the following beer festivals in August 2014. Please note these are not branch events but the information is for website readers information only

Aug 19th - 27th - White Lion Disley
Aug 24th - 27th - Manchester Summer beer festival at the Velodrome ( Cycling Centre) Sportscity, East Manchester

Branch Foreign trip to Vienna 20 - 27 September 2014

Saturday, 20 September 2014
Vienna Austira

This year the branch are planning a foreign trip to Vienna in September
We will be visiting as many local breweries as possible in the Vienna area and also look at some trip further a field including Bratislava in Slovenia which about 2 hours away.
Full details on cost and accommodation and flight are available from Tom Lord at jenni.lord@tiscali.co.uk or contact us at the branch contact who will forward your requests.
We will need to confirm names by 12th May 2014 (The May branch meeting) in order to book the flights and accomodation

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