Worcester camra

Activites

Every CAMRA branch has a range of activities it is involved in and Worcester CAMRA is no exception. We rate pubs and beer, campaign, have many trips, events and social get-togethers and lay on one of the biggest beer festivals.

We welcome all new members to come along to one of our meetings, social get-togethers or events and enjoy the fun and sociability of our fine Worcester CAMRA members.

Our place in CAMRA

Volunteers Organisation

Volunteers Organisation

CAMRA consists of a hierarchical structure of over 191,000+ Volunteers covering the whole of the UK. CAMRA is led by a board of directors known as it’s National Executive (NE). The NE sets our direction and strategy and is directly elected by our membership at our annual Members’ Weekend, AGM & Conference. The UK is split up into 16 regions with a regional director and regional committee, who manage the CAMRA branches contained in their area. 210 CAMRA branches consist of a committee and CAMRA members. There are also additional committees and working groups which specialise in specific areas.

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Worcester camra

Activites

Every CAMRA branch has a range of activities it is involved in and Worcester CAMRA is no exception. We rate pubs and beer, campaign, have many trips, events and social get-togethers and lay on one of the biggest beer festivals.
We welcome all new members to come along to one of our meetings, social get-togethers or events and enjoy the fun and sociability of our fine Worcester CAMRA members.

Current Active Members

Actively Involved Members

Yearly Survey Trips

Yearly Member Meetings

Real Ale Pubs in our area

Yearly Social Trips

Worcester CAMRA range of activities

More activities are going on than first meets the eye.

Rate Beer

Good Beer Guide selections

Pub of the Year selections

Campaigning

Historical Pub Interiors

Worcester Beer Festival

Worcester Pub Festival

Pint Taken Magazine

WhatPub Maintenance

CAMRA Locale

Beer Tasting

Pub Survey Trips

City Pub Tours

Social Events

Member Meetings

Rate Beer

Rating beer online at home or if you have a smart phone in the pub using Whatpub.com

The National Beer Scoring System (NBSS) built into WhatPub.com is a 0-5 (0 = No cask ale available) point scale for judging beer quality in pubs.

Good Beer Guide Selections

Worcester CAMRA branch nominates 24 pubs for entry to the Good Beer Guide every year

Packed with 4,500 of the best real ale pubs in the UK and information on every real ale brewery currently operating. Worcester CAMRA has 24 pubs to nominate annually. Worcester CAMRA uses the scoring system, survey trips, word of mouth and selections knockout rounds evening to select the 24 pubs. Due to the high standard of pubs in our area, we find there are really good pubs that don’t get into the good beer guide because of limited space.

Pub of the Year Selection

Each branch nominates a pub of the year (POTY) for their area

Worcestershire is made up of 4 CAMRA branches: Worcester, Wyre Forest, Redditch and Bromsgrove, and Shakespeare. Pubs are then potentially nominated for Worcestershire POTY, West Midlands POTY or National POTY

Campaigns

CAMRA are always campaigning for good quality real ale, cider and perry in thriving pubs and clubs across every community

Current CAMRA campaigns:
Stop tax killing beer and pubs
Secure an effective government support package for pubs
Encourage more people to try a range of real ales, ciders, and perries
To raise the profile of pub-going and increase the number of people using pubs regularly

Protect Historical Pub Interiors

CAMRA's Pub Heritage Group identify and record those pubs which retain traditional interiors or have rooms or features of national importance

CAMRA’s Pub Heritage Group identifies and records those pubs which retain traditional interiors or have rooms or features of national importance. 265 are listed on our National Inventory of Historic Pub Interiors. A 2nd tier—the Regional Inventories of Historic Pub Interiors records interiors which are altered but still have architectural value

Worcester Beer Cider and Perry Festival

Well established with 2019 being the 20th festival year

Worcester CAMRA Beer, Cider and Perry Festival is held yearly in August, on the racecourse in the centre of Worcester City, conveniently sited for local and national public transport. The festival is organised and run entirely by volunteers. It’s a big festival and takes a lot of organising and a large staff to run it.

Worcester Pub Festival

In 2019 Worcester held it's very first Pub Festival which was a great success

The Worcester Pub Beer Festival will be held from Friday 29th to Sunday 31st March 2019.
This inaugural event featured 12 of Worcester’s finest pubs, over 120 different beers, some amazing ciders and Perrys and, of course, fantastic food and entertainment.

Pint taken magazine

Worcestershire County CAMRA magazine

9000+ copies are distributed to real ale pubs in and around the county. You can get involved by distributing around Worcestershire pubs and it’s a great icebreaker for landlords or if you’re feeling a little more creative why not have your say and write an article.

WhatPub maintenance

We keep our part of Worcestershire Pub data up todate and relavant

Pubs featured on this website have been independently added and updated by thousands of CAMRA volunteers and includes over 96% of Britain’s real ale pubs. Worcester CAMRA looks after the information on 250+ pubs in our area. Information is maintained by individuals, our database coordinates and our active Worcester CAMRA members.

CAMRA LocAle

LocAle is an initiative that promotes pubs stocking locally brewed real ale in order to reduce the number of ‘beer miles’ from brewery to pub cellar.

Accredited Pubs endeavour to ensure at least one locally brewed real ale is available.Everyone benefits: public houses, consumers, local brewers, The local economy, the environment and tourism

Beer Tasting

Beer Tasting and Beer Tasting Panels

Beer Tasting courses are available locally. CAMRA Tasting Panels are responsible for tasting all the beers that are regularly brewed within the Region. Annually they check and write the beer descriptions in the back of the Good Beer Guide and also put forward beers to CAMRA’s Champion Beer of Britain Competition

Pub Survey Trips

Worcester CAMRA survey trips keep us up todate with rural pubs in our area

Four mini-bus survey trips annually covering Worcestershire South, Worcestershire West, Worcestershire East and Worcestershire Pub of the Year. WhatPub beer scoring(NBSS) is considered for a pub survey list. Pubs are surveyed as part of the trips and WhatPub information updated accordingly

City Pub Tours

Worcester City north and south pub tours

Two walking Worcester city pub tours annually to survey Worcester pubs. WhatPub beer scoring considered for city pub tour itinerary
Worcester pubs in previous GBGs or POTYs are reviewed. Pubs are surveyed as part of the trips and WhatPub information updated accordingly.

Social Events

Worcester CAMRA have social events most months of the year

Worcester CAMRA has a range of events we get involved with from Pub beer festivals, CAMRA beer festivals, Boat trips, and others to simply meeting up in a nice pub for a chat, sometimes talking about topics other than beer.

Member Meetings

Worcester CAMRA meetings happen 9 times a year and is where we catch up on everything beer and CAMRA

All member meetings have a full agenda covering all member activities such as beer scoring, locale, pub surveying, and the latest pub news. A topic of the Evening is an open discussion on a specific CAMRA related topic

Worcester pub TRAIL

Worcester City has a lot to offer the visitor in need of refreshment, with a wide selection of Real Ale, Cider and Perry to be found. And despite the best efforts of ’60’s town planners, a lot of heritage pubs remain. So all in all, Worcester is a great destination for anyone wanting to do some sampling.

To help you find your way around the best the City has to offer, Worcester CAMRA has put together this Worcester Pub Trail Guide.

Worcester CAMRA Pub Trail

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