Civil War Ale Trail leaflet 2

The Civil War Ale Trail leaflet is now hosted on this website and can be downloaded here. The leaflet, jointly put together by PINT (Pubs In Newark Together) and Capital Media with the support of Newark CAMRA, was published to coincide with the opening of the National Civil War Centre, and complements the historic Civil War Trail with a view to attracting the both people of Newark and visitors to the Centre to sample the delights of some of Newark’s […]


Help needed with WhatPub please.

Folks, we need some medium to high resolution photos of quite a few pubs in the Newark area to upload to WhatPub.com If anyone has any recent pictures we could use we’d be most appreciative. Please ensure you own the photographs for copyright reasons. Please email in jpg format to our Webmaster. Balderton: Chesters Grove Rose & Crown Barnby: Willow Tree Bathley: Crown Beckingham: Pack Horse Besthorpe: Lord Nelson Carlton on Trent: Great northern Caunton: Caunton Beck Plough Coddington: Inn […]

New beer initiative planned for Newark.

An idea was suggested by a local publican recently that a ‘Newark Beer Collective’ be set up with a view to putting Newark well and truly on the UK’s Real Ale map, tentatively named ‘RACOON’ – The Real Ale COllective Of Newark. The basic premise is for a ‘think tank’ to be formed comprising of local publicans, brewers, consumers etc., to meet on an informal basis every few weeks to discuss,  exchange and develop ideas of how we can increase […]

Real Ale Collective of Newark

Nigel Brown – A Tribute. 1

Sadly this year’s  Newark Beer Festival is taking place without festival stalwart Nigel Brown, who passed away last October. Nigel worked tirelessly along-side myself, backstage and behind the scenes for many years. His life-long interest in rock music made him a familiar face around the local music scene, his infectious enthusiasm rubbing off on many that came into contact with him. For the duration of the festival Nigel helped preserve the smooth running of the bands backstage, parking, unloading, loading […]

Newark’s Real Ale Guide takes top award.

The Real Ale Guide to Newark, Southwell and District, co-published by CAMRA and local publishers Capital Media has won the Local Guide of the Year Award for 2012 at this year’s CAMRA Annual General Meeting. The guide, which was launched at last year’s Newark Beer Festival, features every pub in the district with information on facilities available and ales offered, together with details of local breweries and a number of informative articles and maps. Derek Graham, editor of the guide […]

Newark & Southwell Real Ale Guide now available.

Recently published for the first time by the Campaign for Real Ale in association with Capital Media, this extensive guide to pubs and real ale in Newark & Southwell is the ideal bible for all real ale enthusiasts. From country inns to urban style bars and backstreet boozers, all selected and reviewed by Newark’s CAMRA members, this is your definitive guide to finding the perfect pint. Complete entries for over 80 urban and rural pubs, giving details of food, opening hours, […]

Beer festival T shirts now available

T shirts for the 17th Newark Beer Festival are now available. Black, with the Festival logo on the front and the slogan ‘Beauty is in the eye of the beer holder’ on the back, they come in M, L, XL and XXL and are priced at £12 each. They are obtainable from the festival itself, or if you want one before, they can be picked up from Just Beer Micropub.