This is the website of the Bromley branch of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA). Please bookmark this page and check back regularly for updates. Our email address is email@example.com - messages sent to this address will be acknowledged and may be forwarded within Bromley or Head Office CAMRA as appropriate.
We are now beginning to prepare for our AGM which will be held on November 18th at the HG Wells Centre (aka Bromley Labour Club). This is the most important event of the year for our branch and will include the election of a new committee. we hope as many of you as possible will attend, and that maybe some of you will volunteer to help us in the year(s) to come. Please click on the “AGM” tab for more information.
Sadly the first Eden Park beer festival is now over. Bromley CAMRA hope that all our guests visitors enjoyed their visit. Please click on the beer festival tab for details of the beers and ciders which won the festival awards
Our next social event will be a crawl in Beckenham on Tuesday 21st October. This will start at the ever-popular Jolly Woodman at 19.30 and continue to two other Beckenham pubs.
After that the next event will be a chance to visit some of London's best venues for real cider on Saturday October 25th. Members should meet at Bromley South at 10.35 in order to travel on the 10.57 train to London Victoria. From there the Victoria and then the Central lines will be used to reach Leytonstone station. We believe that all the venues also serve real ale.
Our next committee meeting will take place on Tuesday October 28th at Graces in Penge starting at 7.30pm. Non-committee members are always welcome to attend committee meetings.
Our branch diary includes more information about the events mentioned above and now lists all of our events up to the end of November. Please note that our concerns about the planned social at The Pickhurst on November 4th have been removed. The pub will stay open at least until the end of the year, and the social will go ahead as originally planned.
There is also some non-CAMRA news that members may be interested in:
The Chancery - formerly the Oakhill Tavern - has now reopened and does include a drinking area separate from the restaurant. More to follow on this. We haven’t yet done a new survey for WhatPub, but this will be taken care of shortly.
The Coney, which closed toward the end of last winter due to devastating flood damage, is scheduled to re-open in November. More information about this as we get it.
We also understand that The Goldsmith’s Arms - currently being refurbished after being taken over by Antic - will re-open “very soon” - according to signs outside the building!
If you have any suggestions for events that could be included on these pages, or questions about forthcoming events, or anything else concerning the branch or this website let us know. Please also feel free to send in your comments on any pubs in the Borough of Bromley at any time. If you are not in CAMRA but would like to join, click here.