North Beds CAMRA
The Campaign for Real Ale
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CAMRA branches throughout the country have suspended all physical campaigning activities while the current coronavirus crisis lasts. This includes branch meetings, socials, brewery trips and festivals. However, North Beds branch will continue campaigning where it can.

CAMRA Campaigning and Coronavirus
Branch Diary
Branch Pub Awards
Bedford CAMRA Beer & Cider Festival
Keep up to date with our latest local Pub and Brewery news on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages
See our list of local pubs who are offering indoor and outdoor service and/or takeaways on our Pub News page.
WhatPub has details of how many local pubs are operating since the easing of lockdown.  We have created a list of these pubs in our area with links to their WhatPub page and their websites so you can easily find out details of when they are open and any special measures in place. Go to our LOCAL PUB NEWS page for the listing.

CAMRA has put together a short animation here of some advice, hints and tips on using pubs responsibly and safely, in line with government guidance.
Latest Pub News
To locate your nearest brewery offering take-away services visit the  Brew2You website.
Tier 2 Rules for Pubs
Since 19th July the rule of six or two households at one table no longer applies. Bar service is permitted but discouraged .Face coverings are no longer mandatory, but use recommended in enclosed, crowded public spaces. It is no longer a legal requirement to check-in to a venue using the NHS Covid app, although customers can if they wish

Our listing of North Beds pubs and clubs on our Pub News page refers to their status during the previous restrictions.  
We’re asking you to contact your MP to support CAMRA's campaign to allow pubs to be able to sell alcohol in sealed containers to take home during the National Lockdown in England.  Use the form here on the main CAMRA website to add your name to our campaign.
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We are pleased to announce that we will be holding our festival on
6th to 9th October 2021 at the Corn Exchange, Bedford.
Details are now available on our Festival page
The North Bedfordshire branch promotes the main aims of CAMRA and provides information about pubs, breweries and activities in this area. The core aims are the promotion of real ale, real cider and perry, and to promote pubs not just as places to drink but to highlight the important role they play at the heart of every community.

For more information visit CAMRA.ORG.UK
for more information about the campaign, what real ale is and for details of current key campaigns.

If you live in North Bedfordshire and would like to join us in our many activities please go to the JOIN page for more information.

The North Bedfordshire Branch of The Campaign for Real Ale covers the County roughly North of the A507 and West of the A1/ B658. 

View our Boundary Map.