Welcome to the Barnsley CAMRA website!
Barnsley CAMRA is in the Yorkshire Region, within the administrative county of South Yorkshire, and is one of four branches in that area. Barnsley's Membership has now reached over 650.
The aim of the Barnsley CAMRA website is to give the reader information on the activities of the branch as well as news on beer, pubs and events in our area.
We hold regular branch meetings, trips to pubs and breweries and other social events. We are part of a national organisation that aims to promote real ale and cider, as well as preserve the traditional British Pub.
Our branch have held a number of Beer Festivals during different times of the year, our main festivals are held in May at Elsecar Heritage Railway and in September at Milton Hall, Elsecar.
The festival runs from Friday 4th May (11am) till Monday 7th May (6pm)
The venue: Elsecar Heritage Railway Yard
Admission is FREE
Live Entertainment with bands on every hour from around 2pm till 7pm each day (no music Friday)
Train Rides (not Friday), Tombola, CAMRA membership stand (join CAMRA at the festival and get 2 free pints of real ale or cider)
Over a Hundred Real Ales, Craft Beers and Ciders on offer.
Hot and Cold Food, Soft Drinks, Coffee from the Street Food Stalls and Station Buffet.
Volunteers are needed to help out at the festival, should you be interested please follow the link Staffing form .