About

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
taylorshouse@supanet.com

Local beer festivals in July 2014 - for information only

Date: 
Thursday, 31 July 2014
Location: 
Various

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

Date: 
Monday, 11 August 2014
Location: 
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

Bus trip to some derbyshire pubs

Date: 
Saturday, 23 August 2014
Location: 
Starting in Buxton

A trip is planned to some of the more remote pubs in Derbyshire
More details to follow

Local beer festivals in August 2014 - for information only

Date: 
Sunday, 31 August 2014
Location: 
Various

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 22nd - 24th - White Lion Disley
Aug 22nd - 24th - Manchester Summer beer festival at the Velodrome ( Cycling Centre) Sportscity, East Manchester
Aug 23rd - 24th - Beer and music festival - Bulls Head, Tintwistle

September 2014 branch meeting 20.00 hrs start NB new start time

Date: 
Monday, 8 September 2014
Location: 
Glossop Labour Club, Glossop

Located in the centre of Glossop on Chapel St (runs parallel South of the High St West) this venue always does a good pint
It is about 5 minutes walk from the railway station and town hall bus stop

Branch Foreign trip to Vienna 20 - 27 September 2014

Date: 
Saturday, 20 September 2014
Location: 
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

October 2014 Branch meeting

Date: 
Monday, 13 October 2014
Location: 
The Wharf Tavern, Stalybridge at 20.00 hrs

Meeting at this canal side pub located on the junction of High St and Caroline St
This is about a 10 minute walk from both the railway and bus station
Buses 343,389 and 408 stop outside

Local Beer Festivals in October - for information only

Date: 
Friday, 31 October 2014
Location: 
Variuos

The branch has been informed of the following beer festivals that may be of interest to users of this website

Oct 3rd - 5th - Glossop Oktoberfest - Glossop Labour Club
Oct 17th - 19th - Romiley Oktoberfest - Duke Of York, Romiley

November 2014 Branch Meeting

Date: 
Monday, 10 November 2014
Location: 
The White Lion, Disley 20.00hrs

The White Lion is on the main A6 about 10 minutes walk east from Disley Railway station (Buxton line) and always has a good selection of beers
Bus 199 (Stockport to Buxton) stops outside

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