Listed below are events relevant to our branch over the next three calendar months.  All activities are open to member’s partners and friends unless marked (*).  You can also find information about CAMRA events throughout Scotland and Northern Irealnd by visiting our calendars page.

August

2-Pub Social in Irvine

Saturday 4th @ 15:00

Bar Sport (1500) then Auld Brig (1630)

Great British Beer Festival

Tuesday 7th – Saturday 11th

Olympia, London

Branch Meeting/N Ayrshire Social

Thursday 16th @ 20:00

Salt Cot, Saltcoats

Wigtownshire Social

Saturday 19th all day

Public transport trip to Dumfries using service 500.

Bus departs Port Roddie @ 09:00;
Newton Stewart @ 09:43;
Creetown @ 10:00
to arrive in Dumfries 11:00. 

For those who do not yet have a bus pass, the Dayrider fare is £7.80

SNIB Meeting*

Saturday 25th @ 13:00

Betty Nicol’s, Kirkcaldy

Kinloch Beer Festival (an independent festival)

Saturday 25th all day

Kinloch Hotel, Blackwaterfoot, Isle of Arran

Ferry departs Ardrossan @ 09;45.  

Festival is a pre-paid ticket only event.  For further details please contact Caroline Munro.

Beith Fest (an independent festival)

Saturday 25th 13:00 – 22:00

Geilsland House, Beith

East Ayrshire Social

Wednesday 29th @ 19:30

Cookhouse & Pub, Kilmarnock

September

Club of the Year Presentation

Saturday 8th @ 14:00

Cambusdoon Sports Club, Alloway

Beer Festival Planning Meeting*

Monday 10th @ 20:00

Geordie’s Byre

Western Scotland Tasting Panel

Saturday 15th @ 14:00

Geordie’s Byre, Ayr

Wigtownshire Social

Saturday 15th 

Stranraer Oyster Festival

Details TBC

Committee Meeting

Monday 17th @ 20:00

First Edition, Kilmarnock

2-Pub Social in Kilmarnock

Wednesday 19th @ 13:00

Wheatsheaf Inn (1300) then First Edition (14:30)

North Ayrshire Social

Thursday 20th @ 20:00

Three Reasons, Largs

East Ayrshire Social

Wednesday 26th @19:30

Western Tavern, Kilmaurs

Brewery of the Year Presentation

Saturday 29th

Loch Lomond Brewery, Alexandria

Proposed pick-up points and times are as follows:

Ayr on Station Road near Mill Brae @ 10:30
Prestwick opposite The Prestwick Pioneer @ 10:45
Kilwinning at Dalry Road junction @ 11:10
Kilmarnock on Green Street at The Palace Theatre @ 11:30
Hillington on A736 beside Hillington East rail bridge @ 12:00

To arrive at Loch Lomond Brewery approx 12:45. Beer and sandwiches will be available.  We will depart the brewery about 16:00 and head to Helensburgh, arriving about 16:30 for visits to the Commodore Inn, Argyll Arms or The Ashton. The bus will depart at 18:30 and drop-off points will be reverse of the outward journey.

The cost of the trip is anticipated to be £25 per person depending on the number of seats filled.  This trip is limited to a party of 30 (Loch Lomond capacity) and seats will be allocated strictly on a first come, first served basis.  Please contact Donald Clark social@awcamra.org.uk or 07866  312454.

October

Troon Logo

Ayrshire Real Ale Festival Setup

Tuesday 2nd and Wednesday 3rd Troon Concert Hall and Walker Hall

Troon Logo

Ayrshire Real Ale Festival

Thursday 4th @ 14:00 (open to CAMRA members from 12:00)
Friday 5th @ 11:00
Saturday 6th @ 11:00

Festival closes at 23:00 on each day

Troon Concert Hall and Walker Hall

Troon Logo

Ayrshire Real Ale Festival Take Down

Sunday 7th Troon Concert Hall and Walker Hall

North Ayrshire Social

Thursday 18th @ 20:00

Auld Hoose, Dalry

Festival Volunteers Trip

Saturday 27th

Alloa Real Ale Festival

East Ayrshire Social

Wednesday 31st @ 19:30

Wheatsheaf Inn, Kilmarnock

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