Great British Beer Festival

Rumour quashed: Colin Valentine dismisses 'chaos' claims led to retirement

CAMRA chairman is not 'bailing out'

By Nicholas Robinson

Outgoing Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) chairman Colin Valentine has dismissed rumours he is "bailing out" on the organisation, saying he is "quietly" confident the Revitalisation Project will succeed.

Sign of the times: Pete Brown asks whether the Great British Beer Festival is still relevant

Opinion Pete Brown:

Great British Beer Festival is 'same old, same old'

By Pete Brown

Did you go to the Trade Day at the Great British Beer Festival this year? Pete Brown shares his experience and it's not as glowing as the organisers might have hoped.

For better or wurst: Simon's Sausage was just one option for operators to sample snacks at the GBBF

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Top pub snacks from this year's GBBF

By Nikkie Sutton

This year's Great British Beer Festival (GBBF) showcased not only the top beers, ciders and perries but a plethora of pub snacks too.

Charity at heart: the MS Society raised more than £12,000 when it previously teamed up with GBBF in 2013

GBBF joins forces with the MS Society

By Nikkie Sutton

The Great British Beer Festival (GBBF) is teaming up with the MS Society for this year’s event to raise funds and spread awareness of multiple sclerosis.

Taste of beers to come: barrel-aged beers are just one style of beer available at the GBBF

New World beers to debut exclusively at GBBF

By Nikkie Sutton

Beers from Australia, New Zealand and the USA will be exclusively showcased this summer at the Great British Beer Festival (GBBF) from 8 to 12 August.

Favourite: Johnson is most trusted to run pubs


Boris Johnson: nation's favourite to run a pub

By Nikkie Sutton

The recently appointed Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has been voted the politician trusted most to run a pub according to the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA).

New look: Harvey's Brewery at the Great British Beer Festival


GBBF: Harvey's reveals new look

By Nikkie Sutton

East Sussex brewery Harvey's unveiled its new look at the start of the Great British Beer Festival yesterday (9 August).

Valentine: Common sense approach needed to alcohol guidelines

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CAMRA slams alcohol guidelines and calls for "common sense" approach

By Nikkie Sutton

Following a survey in which more than half of respondents agreed that moderate alcohol consumption could be part of a healthy lifestyle, the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) is calling on the Department of Health for a new consultation into the alcohol guidelines.

Cask Report Pete Brown for CAMRA


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


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. 

A new badge of honour will recognise ACV-listed pubs

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ACV pubs to receive 'Badge of Honour' from pubs minister at GBBF

By Oli Gross

Responding to statistics revealing suburban pubs are bearing the brunt of pub closures, the community pubs minister is launching a campaign to protect England's most treasured pubs from demolition or conversion by presenting a "badge of honour".

Westminster: A number of the year's biggest stories came out of the political arena

Review of the Year 2014

By James Evison

The Publican’s Morning Advertiser travels back in time to remind readers of the major stories that hit the headlines during the past 12 months — as well as the quirkier news items

Tim Page: 'I enjoy diversity'

Protz: CAMRA's on the right Page

By Roger Protz

The new chief executive of CAMRA wants to double membership numbers. Roger Protz caught up with Tim Page.

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...

The Great British Beer Festival 2013 runs until 17 August

Video: Great British Beer Festival 2013

By Gurjit Degun and Ellie Bothwell

The annual Great British Beer Festival, organised by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA), took place between 13-17 August. The Publican’s Morning Advertiser team popped down on trade day to speak to some brewers and find out more about the beers on offer.Take...

Great British Beer Festival 2013 pictures

Picture gallery: Great British Beer Festival 2013

By Mike Berry

The annual Great British Beer Festival, organised by CAMRA, returned to London's Olympia this year. Visitors – including those on the opening trade day – could take their pick from over 800 different real ales, ciders and foreign beers. Our picture...

GBBF to push beer and food matching

CAMRA launches beer and food matching initiative

By Michelle Perrett

The Great British Beer Festival (GBBF), hosted by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) , is encouraging its expected 55,000 visitors to match the real ales they try with different foods, as part of a new campaign to get more people matching beer with their...