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 August 2014 - for information 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 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

Bus trip to some derbyshire pubs (please note change of date)

Sunday, 31 August 2014
Starting in Whalley Bridge at 1230hrs

Please note change of date. Social by bus in Derbyshire.
Includes certificate presentation to the Old Hall Inn in Whitehough (our Derbyshire
Pub of the Year for 2014.)

Meet at Whaley Bridge Railway Station Forecourt at
1230hrs to take the 189 bus at 1245hrs. Options to stop at the Wanted Inn at Sparrowpit or
continue to the Devonshire Arms in Peak Forest. Travel to Chapel by the 190 bus at 1354hrs
from Peak Forest or 1356hrs from Sparrowpit. Time in Chapel before taking the 1604hrs bus
to Chinley for a certificate presentation at the Old Hall Inn.

September 2014 branch meeting 20.00 hrs start NB new start time

Monday, 8 September 2014
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

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

Local beer festivals in September 2014

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

We have been made aware of the following festivals - fro information only

Sept 12th - 13th - Stalybridge beer festival - Civic Hall Stalybridge

Trip to Poynton

Saturday, 4 October 2014
Poynton meet 1330 at the Cask bar in the town

Social being organised for Poynton for Saturday 4th October. This will include certificate
presentations at the Cask (1400hrs) and the Royal British Legion (1600hrs).

October 2014 Branch meeting

Monday, 13 October 2014
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

Friday, 31 October 2014

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

Monday, 10 November 2014
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

Branch Christmas gathering - DATE TO BE ADVISED

Wednesday, 24 December 2014

Watch this space for detail of our annual Christmas gathering
It will be in early - mid December

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