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The Dudley & South Staffordshire Campaign for Real Ale is a local branch affiliated to the national Campaign for Real Ale. Our aim is to promote Real Ales and to help you to discover the best places to try them.

What’s Coming... (click here)

Thurs 28th-Sun 31st
Queens Head Beer Festival
Queens Head, 129 High Street, Wordsley DY8 5QS
Non CAMRA Event

Thurs 28th-Sat 30th
Stafford Beer Festival

Blessed William Howard School, Rowley Ave, Stafford ST17 9AB
80 Real Ales + 30 Ciders/Perries + country wines + bottled beer bar.
Open Thurs: 6pm-11pm; Fri: 11.30am-4pm, 4pm-11pm; Sat: 12noon-7pm, 7pm-11pm
Entry: £1 Thurs & Fri afternoon; £3 Fri evening; £2 Sat afternoon; Free Sat evening. £1 entrance discount to CAMRA members with valid cards. Refundable glass hire £3 or souvenir glass £3 (while stocks last).
Details at

Fri 29th-Sun 31st
Black Country Festival Beer Festival

Brierley Hill Civic Hall, Bank St, Brierley Hill DY5 3DH
A focus on local brewers, with other Real Ales from further abroad
Open: 12noon-4pm; 6-11pm
More details TBC Non CAMRA Event


Mon 1st
Dudley Winter Ales Fayre Meeting - 8pm
Park Inn George Street Woodsetton DY1 4LW
All Welcome

Thurs 4th-Sat 6th
Worcester Beer Festival

Worcester Racecourse, Grand Stand Road. Worcester WR1 3EJ
170+ Real Ales, 100+ Ciders & Perries
Open: Thurs 5pm-11pm, Fri 12noon-11pm and Sat 12noon-10pm.
Entry: Thurs £6, Fri £9 and Sat £6. Attendance numbers will be limited per session, and advance tickets, available through the festival website, are essential to guarantee entry especially on Friday and Saturday which will probably be all-ticket. Advance tickets will cost the same as cash entry – no booking fee. CAMRA members receive a half pint beer voucher on presentation of a current membership card. Entry includes a souvenir festival glass and programme.

Sat 6th
Scoring Social - Wombourne, Swindon, Himley, Wall Heath
Details TBC

Great British Beer Festival Trip
Thurs 11th
Departure: from Dudley Flood Street will be at approximately 9.15am (the coach company are still tweaking the times to fit with drivers hours).
Stourbridge will be 9.35am with the return time from London Olympia at 7.00pm.
The costs this year for both tickets and coach is £28.
Deposit is £10 to reserve your seat to be sent via myself for admin payable to - Dudley and S. S. CAMRA.
Address to send cheques to is: 31 Vicarage Road West, Dudley, W. Mids DY1 4NW.
Contact: Jacqui Edwards -

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