Campaign For Real Ale

CAMRA launches consultation to drive inclusivity: members and non-members asked to anonymously share experiences with the campaign (Credit: Getty/ alubalish)

CAMRA launches consultation to drive inclusivity

By Rebecca Weller

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has launched a consultation into inclusivity, diversity and equality within the organisation and at its events, in response to discussions in the wider beer and pub industry regarding continuing prevalence of discrimination and...

Perspective: CAMRA's new national chairman Jackie Parker is looking to the future

OPINION: ‘Judge CAMRA on the actions of the majority,’ says Jackie Parker

By Jackie Parker, CAMRA national chairman

The dust has yet to settle on what will go down in history as one of the Campaign for Real Ale’s (CAMRA) most turbulent weekends, but new national chairman Jackie Parker's outlook for the the organisation’s future is optimistic and she also has some...

Next move: licensees reveal what CAMRA should be doing in the next 12 months

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What licensees want from CAMRA

By James Beeson

Campaigning to further reduce beer duty and improving education around cellar management are just two things pub landlords want to see the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) do more of in the future.  

Image: the first barrier the cask-beer sector has to overcome

Cask ale: a glass half full?

By Jessica Mason

Cask ale has some difficulties to overcome, but with the correct application, it can maintain its rightful place at the bar of all good pubs.

My Pub: The Three Tuns, Sheffield

My Pub: The Three Tuns, Sheffield

By Liam Coleman

The unique size and shape of the Three Tuns is both a blessing and a curse. The manager of the Sheffield pub, Kate Major, explains how its iconic triangular shape draws customers in, but how it also presents its own challenges for the closely-knit team.

The Dun Cow scooped two awards last year

Awards

CAMRA launches search for best designed pubs

By Nikkie Sutton

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has launched its National Pub Design Awards for this year in a quest to find the most stunningly designed pubs nationwide.

Cask Report Pete Brown for CAMRA

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Death of the pint? Not at all...

By Pete Brown

Pete Brown relies on the world of statistics to compile the Cask Report - but when facts are used incorrectly, he refuses to tolerate it.

In pictures: Great British Beer Festival 2015

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In pictures: Great British Beer Festival 2015

By Emily Sutherland

With over 900 beers and ciders on offer, this year's event was the biggest to date and saw Welsh brewers Tiny Rebel's Cwtch crowned as champion beer of Britain. 

Mike Berry:

Pubs matter - but enough to change planning laws?

By Mike Berry

Amid the silly hats, Royal and rock star appearances and general beery buzz of the Great British Beer Festival, the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) launched an important new campaign that could have a significant impact on the future of many pubs across...

CAMRA launches latest campaign

CAMRA launches new campaign on Pubs and Economy

By Michelle Perrett

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) is launching a Pubs and the Economy campaign to highlight the fact that the pub industry employs over 500,000 people and adds £19bn a year to the British economy.

Tim Bird: set up on his own after suddenly thinking “why am I doing this for a company? I needed to break free”

The Big Interview: Tim Bird

By Phil Mellows

Finally free of the corporate shackles and running his own pubs, Tim Bird, one of the pub industry’s foremost operations people, has been marshalling the skills and experience accumulated over decades to tackle one of the trade’s knottiest problems. Dog...

Simmonds: covenants not needed

Government stance on covenants slated by BBPA

By Michelle Perrett

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) claims the Government's new consultation into restrictive covenants is at odds with its drive to cut red tape.

CAMRA: pub design awards

CAMRA hails best designed pubs

By Adam Pescod

CAMRA has announced the winners of its prestigious Pub Design Awards, which celebrate pubs with vision and imagination.

Cask Ale Week: could be moved from Easter

Cask Ale Week on the move?

By Gemma McKenna

Organisers of National Cask Ale Week want to move the event as some licensees failed to "engage" with this year's Easter celebrations. Cask Marque...

Gross and Smith: making a success of the Lamb

Lamb at Satwell: lone sheep makes good

By Lesley Foottit

Chris Smith, of the Lamb at Satwell, Oxfordshire, talks to Lesley Foottit about making money from a pub three miles from the nearest house.

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JD Wetherspoon sees profits jump

By The PMA Team

JD Wetherspoon has unveiled a 13.6% rise in profit before tax of £66.2m as the company opened 39 pubs and saw like-for-likes for the rest of the...