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A warm welcome to the website of Ayrshire & Wigtownshire CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale. Geographically, our branch is located in South West Scotland and covers an area of approximately 1600 square miles (4185 km²)
We have approximately 600 members who are passionate about pub-going and real ale while having fun at the same time. We are a very active branch with regular social activities and a successful festival which is held in early October each year. In addition, we publish a multi-award winning branch magazine called Full Pints with issues printed and distributed quarterly.
Please have a look around our website or better still come and join us in a pub for a beer or two.
New Regional Director Required
The current Scotland and Northern Ireland Director (SNID), Joe Crawford, is stepping down from the role. Nominations are now open to elect his replacement. Full details of the election procedures and nomination form can be found here.
Interested parties should send their nomination (an indication that they are willing to stand with the names of a proposer and seconder who are CAMRA members from different branches) to Lindsay Grant at firstname.lastname@example.org or 130 Chirnside Road, Glasgow, G52 2LH. They should also send attach a short biography about themselves and why they feel they should have the position of SNID.
The closing date for nominations is 31st December 2021 and the election will be held on 5th February 2022.
Face to Face Meetings Are Back
At long last, restrictions have been eased to the point where CAMRA members can once more gather together over a few pints and socialise. We particularly want to encourage those who have felt isolated over the past eighteen months to come and join in, make new friends and have a good old blether. Pubs and clubs have endured a particularly difficult time and as an organisation, we feel it is extremely important to lend them as much support as we can.
Festive Crawl 2021
Events at a Glance
Social Media Links
We have a double presence on Facebook:
Our branch has a Facebook Group which you are most welcome to join. Here you can join in the friendly banter with other branch members.
We also have a dedicated Ayrshire Real Ale Festival Page which becomes very active just prior to and during our October festival.