If you are interested in coming along to events which require a booking or prior notification (those with asterisks after the date), please contact Mike Cutler by clicking on this link:
Tuesday 12th. Branch AGM. 8.00pm. Wibblers Brewery Tap Room, Goldsands road, Southminster.
Wednesday 10th to Saturday 13th April. Maldon Beer and Cider Festival. Plume School, Fambridge Road, Maldon, CM9 6AB. Open Wed. 4.00 – 11.00. Thurs. – Sat. 12.00 – 11.00. 64 beers featuring 45 from Yorkshire and 14 Ciders. Belgian beer bar Friday & Saturday evening. Hot and cold food available at all times. Remember to complete the MAD ALE TRAIL and bring your card with you to claim your prize! Admission £1.00, CAMRA members Free. £3.00 refundable glass deposit. Contactless payment available at the bar.
Tuesday 23rd April. Branch Meeting & Festival Feedback. Red Lion. 47 The Street, Latchingdon, CM3 6JR. 8.00pm. Come along and find out all the latest news on what’s happening in our branch, including how our beer festival went. First pint FREE to new members attending their first meeting.
Date TBA - Essex Pub of the Year judging trip. Visit to the eight Branch pub winners in Essex. This will be done over two days. If you wish to take part in this interesting and important judging trip please advise me of your interest by no later than Monday 15th April so that appropriate transport can be arranged. Free campaigning trip for CAMRA members only.
Saturday 4th May. London Walk. Clerkenwell and Farringdon Revisited. The next in our series of popular London pub walks. This was the area we explored on our very first London pub walk back in April 2013 – we thought it would be interesting to see how much it’s changed since then. Look out for more details soon.
Tuesday 28th May. Branch Meeting. Maltsters Arms. 34 The Street, Heybridge, CM9 4NB. 8.00pm.
Come along and find out all the latest news on what’s happening in our branch. First pint FREE to new members attending their first meeting.
Wednesday 29th May. Colchester Summer Beer Festival. Colchester Arts Centre, Church Street, Colchester, CO1 1NF. Free admission for CAMRA members. Social from midday onwards. Meet for breakfast in Playhouse (Colchester, Wetherspoons) at 11.00am. Festival runs from Tues 28th to Sat 1st June.
* Please contact MAD Social Secretary Mike Cutler to book a place for these events.