Welcome to the Web Site of the Chelmsford and Mid-Essex Branch of CAMRA - The Campaign for Real Ale
The Branch covers an area centred on Chelmsford and including the towns of Braintree and Witham.
Congratulations to the Orange Tree, Chelmsford which is our Branch Pub of the Year 2014.
New festival website address: www.chelmsfordbeerandciderfestivals.org.uk
Next Branch Social Event:
- Rail Day Trip to Cambridge Cambridge Saturday 30th August 2014
See the Branch Diary for more social events.
East Anglia Region of CAMRA – and its upcoming Beer Festivals
The POTY County Round winners going forward to the Region Round are:
|Bedfordshire||Engineers Arms||Henlow||SG16 6AA||40|
|Cambridgeshire||King of the Belgians||Hartford||PE29 1XU||62|
|Essex||Victoria Inn||Colchester||CO1 1RB||157|
|Norfolk||Coach & Horses||Dersingham||PE31 6LN||349|
|Suffolk||Stanford Arms||Lowestoft||NR32 2DD||433|
Twitter / chelmsfordCAMRA
- Tuesday 22nd July, 18:42 : fb.me/2KNFtAGAN
- Tuesday 22nd July, 18:40 : All done for another year...Thanks for coming! Provisional date for 2015 7th to 11th July fb.me/1aiKcbwKf
- Tuesday 15th July, 00:03 : The Build time have signed off....so it's Drink, Drink, Drink!!! fb.me/33jKFHIUy
- Monday 14th July, 07:24 : Were just about ready to go! Doors open midday tomorrow (Tuesday)... Come on sun!!! fb.me/3lRjQD5f4
- Thursday 10th July, 18:38 : The build has started!! Only 5 more days to wait.... fb.me/314x4VHL2
National CAMRA News
- Government Announces Pub Company Reform: CAMRA Celebrate Campaign Win!
Thousands of licensees will be protected from unfair business practices in the pub industry and our nation's pubs protected following today’s Government announcement which unveils plans for a Pubs Adjudicator
- Listen: York publican speaks out on pub company reform
In a podcast interview broadcast last week, York CAMRA member Nick Love speaks with licensee Paul Crossman to discuss the “desperate need” for pubco reform. You can listen to the
- 2014 European Election results a hit for beer drinkers
Last week the European Parliament Election results were announced, with 24 of the 73 newly elected MEPs pledging support for community pubs, real ale and consumer rights in Europe. Among
- Petition delivered to Government on pubco reform
Thanks to the overwhelming response from CAMRA members, activists and licensees, our petition calling on the Government to "End the Great British Pub Scandal" secured over 44,000 signatures before being
- Welsh Assembly Debate highlights importance of Community Right to Bid
CAMRA’s campaign to call for Community Right to Bid powers to be extended to Wales was highlighted during a Welsh Assembly debate on Wednesday. Welsh Assembly members from all parties