IPA Trail – Saturday 30th

Following the disappointing cancellation of the free minibus tomorrow, three intrepid IPA imbibers are catching the 11:50am No.29 bus from the Ossington to Upton, then onward to Southwell, returning on the 18:38pm No.28. If you fancy joining in, just meet at the bus stop opposite the Ossington, Saturday morning at 11:45.

IPA Trail 2016

Saturday 30th July is the opening weekend of the Newark IPA Trail. A minibus will be taking the trip out to the Cross Keys in Upton and the participating pubs in Southwell, leaving town at 11:45 and returning at approximately 19:30. If you would like to reserve a seat on the minibus, on a first come, first served basis, please let me know at

Branch Cycle Ride

Saturday July 9th 2016. 10:30 am from Rumbles Cafe, Sconce hills Park. We shall be sampling ales at the following pubs: Car Colston – Royal Oak Lowdham – The Ship (optional) Caythorpe – Black Horse Hoveringham – The Reindeer Thurgaton – The Red Lion Bleasby – Waggon and Horses Morton – The Full Moon Fiskerton – The Bromley Arms. I’ve done the route today and it makes good cycling. Suitable for road or hybrid bikes and all levels of fitness. […]

June Meeting

Don’t forget this week’s meeting on Thursday June 2nd at The Hearty Goodfellow in Southwell. Minibus leaves Castle Gate at 19:30, departing Southwell at 22:30. A few seats are re-available due to cancellations, let me know if you want to come along.

Bury Beer Festival

For those who fancy a trip to Lancashire, or may find themselves in the area, later this month: The 11th Forever Bury Beer Festival takes place at the Pymgate Lounge, Bury FC, Gigg Lane, Bury, Lancashire from Thursday 19th – Saturday 21st May  – 11.00am to 11.00pm daily. 55 Real Ales from around the country all priced at just £2.00 a pint. 14 Ciders and Perrys Extensive Bottle Bar Live evening entertainment Hot Food

Birthday Beer Festival

Saturday 7th May, the Lincoln Green Brewery are hosting their annual birthday beer bash. Those wishing to attend, with the benefit of group save travel, should meet at Newark Castle Station at about 10:55am in order to catch the 11:04 train to Nottingham, then the Tram to Butlers Hill, which is then about a 5 minute stroll to the brewery. Based on reports from previous years, it promises to be a great day. Return travel plans can be discussed and arranged on […]

Branch meeting

Don’t forget folks, tonight’s meeting is at the 2015 Branch Pub of The Year, The Final Whistle in Southwell. The bus leaves Castlegate at 7.30 pm. No need to pre-book, just turn up and join us for a fun night out.