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.


FyneFest (an independent festival)

Friday 1st – Sunday 3rd

Cairndow, Argyll

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Alloway Beer Festival (in Association with CAMRA)

Saturday 2nd @ 12:00 – 23:00

Cambusdoon Sports Club, Alloway

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Beer Festival Planning Meeting*

Monday 4th @ 20:00

Merito, Dunlop

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2-pub Social in Troon

Wednesday 6th @ 13:00

Bruce’s Well @ 13:00 then McKays @ 14:30

Cider Pub of the Year/Beer of the Year Presentations

Saturday 9th all day

Steam Packet Inn, Isle of Whithorm

Pick-up points for Ayrshire members
Kilwinning at station car park @ 10:00
Kilmarnock at Palace Theatre/Green Street @ 10:15
Prestwick outside Buckley’s Bistro @ 10:45
Ayr at bus stop on Station Road near Mill Brae @ 10:55

To book, please contact Donald Clark by emailing or by phoning 07886 312454 no later than Friday, 1st June.

Wigtownshire Members
Stranraer members can catch 10:30 Service from Port Rodie. The plan is to stay there for a couple of hours with Wigtownshire members joining the Ayrshire bus back to Newton Stewart via a couple of Machars outlets. Names to Malcolm McNeill by the end of the month.

South Ayrshire Social/Branch Meeting

Tuesday 12th @ 19:30

Wellington’s Bar, Ayr 

North Ayrshire Social

Thursday 21st @ 20:00

Twa Duugs, West Kilbride

Glasgow Real Ale Festival

Thursday 21st – Saturday 23rd

The Briggait, Glasgow

Branch Social

Friday 22nd @ 14:00

The Briggait, Glasgow

East Ayrshire Social

Wednesday 27th @ 19:30

Brass & Granite, Kilmarnock


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Scottish Real Ale Festival

Thursday 5th - Saturday 7th

The Edinburgh Corn Exchange, Newmarket Road, Edinburgh

170 Real Ales plus a selection of Ciders and Perries

Branch Social

Friday 6th @ 14:00

The Corn Exchange, Edinburgh

Committee Meeting*

Monday 9th @ 20:00

The Waterside, Largs

Ayrshire Rural Trip by Bus

Saturday 14th all day

Visiting Sorn Inn, Stair Inn, Kirkmichael Arms and Souter’s Inn. Returning to the Glen Park Hotel early evening.

Proposed pickup points and times are as follows:

Kilwinning (Railway Station car park) at 10:40

Kilmarnock (Palace Theatre bus stop) at 11:00

Prestwick (bus stop outside Buckley’s) at 11:20

Ayr (bus stop on Station Road near Mill Brae) at 11:30

Mauchline (Sorn Road opposite Mary Morrison Drive) at 11:50

To book your seat, please Caroline Munro.  

N Ayrshire Social

Thursday 19th @ 20:00

Ardrossan Accies Beer Festival

Ardrossan Accies Beer Festival (in Association with CAMRA)

Thursday 19th – Saturday 21st

Ardrossan Accies Rugby Club Ground

“Bangers and Beer” Champion Beer Festival (an independent festival)

Friday 20th – Saturday 21st

The Grapes, Stranraer

Wigtownshire Social

Saturday 21st @ 12:00

The Grapes, Stranraer

E Ayrshire Social

Wednesday 25th @ 19:30

Merito, Dunlop

Beer Festival Planning Meeting

Monday 30th @ 20:00

J G Sharps, Largs


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

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


Kinloch Beer Festival (an independent festival)

Saturday 25th August 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.

E Ayrshire Social

Wednesday 29th @ 19:30

Cookhouse & Pub, Kilmarnock

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