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

May 2014 Branch meeting

Monday, 12 May 2014
8.30pm at The Cheshire Cheese, Buxton

We travel out to Buxton for our May meeting

The Cheshire Cheese is the upper area of the town centre just south of the square where most buses terminate. Allow for a 15 minute walk from the station

The pubs address is 37 -39 High St, Buxton SK17 6HA

Brewery vist - Mouslow Brewery Hadfield

Saturday, 17 May 2014
Hadfield Near Glossop

A visit to this local brewery in Hadfield
Meet from 13.00 - ten minutes walk from Hadfield station
Cost for food and beer approx. £10 each - A good way to spend a spring afternoon in a rural Glossopdale location

Glossop North End Beer Festival

Saturday, 24 May 2014
From 2pm at Glossop North End Football Club, Surrey St, Glossop

A nice small beer festival that has featured quite a good selection of local beers - a good way to spend an afternoon
Free Entry to all
If having trouble finding the ground it is adjacent to the tall metal chimney that towers above Gloosp

Branch AGM, The Sportsman Hyde

Saturday, 14 June 2014
1.00pm at The Sortsman, Hyde

our AGM will be at 1pm in the top room (usually the restaurant) at The Sportsman in Hyde
This pub is one the edge of the town centre on The Mottram road just past the Morrisons supermarket
Bus 201 stops outside, the pub is about 10 minutes walk fro the bus station, nearest railway station is Newton for Hyde on the Glossop line (10 minutes walk) on the Manchester to Glossop/ Hadfield line or allow 20 minutes walk from Hyde central on the Manchester to Rose Hill line
There will a stroll to some other Hyde pubs after the meeting has closed

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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