Slough, Windsor & Maidenhead

Campaign for Real Ale

Campaign for Real Ale

What's On

Local Events such as Beer Festivals, Walks, Branch Meetings & SOCIAL EVENTS are all listed here.

In light of the Government's recent advice to limit social gatherings our Branch Social Diary has been suspended until 30th June and will be reviewed on a monthly basis.

  • April Branch Meeting - Cancelled Wednesday 8 April 2020 19:30 Maiden's Head

    New and old, come along and help shape the future of our branch. We are always looking for members to get involved no matter how little time you can devote.

  • White Horse, Hedgerley - Easter Mini Beer Festival - Cancelled Friday 10 – Monday 13 April 2020 White Horse

    THERE WILL BE A BRANCH SOCIAL hosted by Steve Goodall from 13.00 on Saturday. (07881 682017)

    There will be a similar festival to last year's, Around 40 rare and one-off cask conditioned real ales from all sround the UK, plus ciders, perries and draught foreign beers. Large Garden, Beer Tent & Extra Parking.

    Opening Hours: Good Friday, noon to 10.30; Saturday, 11.00 to 11.00; Easter Monday, 11.00 to 11.00.

    Curry Night - Easter Saturday (from 5pm to 9pm)

    Sausage Plate - Easter Sunday (from 5pm to 9pm)

    BBQ - Easter Monday (from 12noon to 4pm) (Weather Permitting).

  • White Horse Tap Takeover at the Bear - Cancelled Thursday 16 – Sunday 19 April 2020 Bear

    On the 16th to 19th April at the Bear in Maidenhead there will be a tap takeover by White Horse Brewery from the Thursday through the weekend! (Well until they run out). Meet the White Horse brewer is still to be confirmed. Watch this space.

    Please pop in and say hello and meet fellow members enjoying the ales.

  • Kent Rail Micropub Trail - Part 3 - Cancelled Saturday 18 April 2020 10:30 St. Pancras Mainline Station

    THIS IS A BRANCH SOCIAL led by Alan Molloy (07864 020570).

    As you probably know, Kent has the highest concentration of micropubs in the country.

    We will all meet at St. Pancras mainline station at 10.30 outside the Nation Rail ticket office to catch a train to Canterbury and on to Ramsgate and further. Details still at the planning stage. It will take 15 mins at least to walk to whole concourse down to the National Rail ticket office from the Kings Cross tube station. We will use the Super Off-Peak Day Return which allows you to leave the train at each station and get back on! I suggest you wait for all the group to be present, because 3 or more travelling together can get a Group Save ticket discount of 33%.

  • Social @ A Hoppy Place Tuesday 21 April 2020 18:00 A Hoppy Place

    THERE WILL BE A BRANCH SOCIAL hosted by Naomi from 18.00.

  • Blackwood Arms - Burnham Beeches Beer Festival - Cancelled Thursday 23 – Sunday 26 April 2020 Blackwood Arms

    The 9th Annual St Georges Day Beer Festival where 18 real ales & Ciders will be available, during the festival.

    Saturday 25th BBQ there will be live music in the evening. Families and dogs welcome.

    Beer list to follow. 01753 645672

  • Windsor & Eton 10th Birthday Beer Fest - Cancelled Friday 24 – Saturday 25 April 2020 Windsor & Eton Brewery

    It's time!!

    We are so excited to announce that we are going to be celebrating our tenth year in the business with another great beer festival to take place on the last weekend of April. Our guest brewery line up is yet to be confirmed, but we're determined once again to create the ULTIMATE beer drinkers experience!

    Reduced price earlybird tickets are LIMITED, be sure to grab them quick! Stay tuned for further news on who we'll be proudly featuring over the course of the weekend.


    Our 10th Birthday Beer Festival is to be an all-inclusive celebration of the amazing time we've had so far as part of the craft beer industry, and you're invited. With live music on both days and street food available in the tap yard, we want to throw the best birthday party Windsor ever saw - and you're invited!

    Session Times:

    Friday April 24th, 6-10pm

    Saturday April 25th, 12-4pm

    Saturday April 25th, 5-9pm

  • Wokingham Pub Walk - Cancelled Saturday 25 April 2020 12:00 StationTap, Wokingham

    12 noon Wokingham Pub Walk, starting at The Station Tap, hosted by Clive from BSE, Berkshire South East Branch.

  • Social @ Windsor & Eton Brewery - Cancelled Friday 1 May 2020 Windsor & Eton Brewery Tap Room

    Join Paul at the Windsor & Eton Taproom from 18.30 to enjoy their great beers.

  • 35th Egham Real Ale & Cider Festival - POSTPONED Thursday 7 – Saturday 9 May 2020 Egham United Services Club

    THERE WILL BE A BRANCH SOCIAL on the Friday afternoon from 13.00 by Alan Molloy (07864 020570).

    35th Egham Beer Festival. Please note that we will not be holding EBF35 over Easter weekend, as we normally do.

    EBF35 will coincide with commemorations for the 75th anniversary of VE Day.

    50+ real ales, ciders, perries, BBQ, live music, fun, banter - so no change there then! Beer & Cider list available shortly before the festival.

    Reduced price entry for CAMRA members, Live music & a short walk from Egham station.

    Check out the Egham united Services Club for further info.

  • May Branch Meeting - Cancelled Wednesday 13 May 2020 Rising Sun

    New and old, come along from 19.30 and help shape the future of our branch. We are always looking for members to get involved no matter how little time you can devote.

  • Cookham to Bourne End Pub Walk - Cancelled Saturday 16 May 2020 Old Swan Uppers

    THIS IS A BRANCH SOCIAL led by Paul Beardsley - 07970 440703


    Meet in the Old Swan Uppers at 1pm.

    Further details TBA.

  • Social Planning Meeting - Cancelled Wednesday 20 May 2020 Moon & Spoon

    Social Planning Meeting, 19.30 at the The Moon and Spoon, Slough. We will be looking for events for the Summer. All members welcome.

  • White Horse, Hedgerley, Whitsun Beer Festival - Cancelled Friday 22 – Monday 25 May 2020 White Horse

    THERE WILL BE A BRANCH SOCIAL hosted by Steve (07881 682017) on the Saturday 23rd at 1pm.

    Our many times winner of the branch Pub Of The Year are holding their famous Whitsun Beer Festival with 100+ beers & ciders over the weekend.

  • Bracknell Ale & Cider Festival - POSTPONED Sunday 24 May 2020 Bracknell Rugby Club

    This is the 10th anniversary of the festival and again it will be held at the Bracknell Rugby Club with 50 real ales, cider, great food and live music all day. There is a CAMRA discount.

    For festival details and bus info check out the website at:

  • Society of Preservation of Beer From The Wood (SPBW) Festival. Thursday 28 – Saturday 30 May 2020 Turks Head, Twickenham

    THIS IS A BRANCH SOCIAL on Friday 29th, hosted by Paul Beardsley from 18.00. (07970 440703)

  • Thames Side Brewery, Staines Saturday 6 June 2020 Thames Side Brewery, Staines

    THERE WILL BE A BRANCH SOCIAL from 2pm on Saturday 6th hosted by Tracey (07917 564194) and Clive from Berkshire South East (BSE).

    This will be join social with BSE at the New Thames Side Brewery Taproom to explore the great range of beers.

    Please Note: The taproom is accessed by a footpath along the river from Staines Bridge.

  • Branch Meeting at the White Hart Wednesday 10 June 2020 White Hart

    Branch Meeting at 19.30 at White Hart. All members welcome.

  • Twyford Beer Festival Friday 12 – Saturday 13 June 2020 Twyford Beer Festival

    THERE WILL BE A BRANCH SOCIAL from 5pm on Friday 12th hosted by Tracey & Philip(07917 564194) and from 1pm on Saturday 13th hosted by Paul (07970 440703).

    Why not join to celebrate their 11th year supporting a worthwhile charity.

    70 Real Ales & Real Ciders + Gin & Wine Bar. Great food and live music from 8 bands. Open 12.00-22.00.

    Organised in aid of the male cancer charity Orchid.

    All details to be confirmed nearer the date.

  • Celebrate "Beer Day Britain" @ Craufurd Arms Monday 15 June 2020 Craufurd Arms

    THERE WILL BE A BRANCH SOCIAL from 7pm on Monday 15th hosted by Tracey (07917 564194).

    Pop along and raise a pint and say Cheers to Beer on BEER DAY BRITAIN at the Craufurd Arms.

  • Perseverance Summer Beer Festival Friday 19 – Sunday 21 June 2020 Perseverance

    THERE IS A BRANCH SOCIAL hosted by Alan Molloy (07864 020570) on Friday 19th from 1pm and Steve (07881 682017) on Saturday 20th from 1pm.

    Come and celebrate at the Summer Perseverance Beer festival.

    The Percy, as it is known, was Cider Pub Of The Year (CPOTY) and runner up Pub Of The Year (POTY) in 2017.

    There will be 10 excellent beers on at any point in time.


  • Crazy Dave's Cider Open Day Saturday 27 June 2020 Crazy Dave's Cider Shed

    Crazy Dave's Cider is hosting a charity open day from 12pm to 10pm including music, food, beer and of course their cider!

    Come along and see how real cider is made, taste the final product and enjoy the entertainment throughout the day.

    BOOKING ESSENTIAL through Eventbrite. Check their website for details nearer the event:

  • Bounty Beer, Cider & Jazz Festival Saturday 18 – Sunday 19 July 2020 Bounty

    THERE WILL BE A BRANCH SOCIAL hosted by Allan Willoughby from 13.00 on Saturday.

    The Bounty are having a Summer beer, cider & Jazz festival. Further details to follow.